Top 10 Best New Games in 2021 | PS5, PC, Xbox Update & Release Date

We bring you top 10 list of best new upcoming games releases in January 2021 for PS5, PC and XBOX which you shouldn’t miss. As 2020 is almost over and it’s been a year full of surprises in the world of video games. This January 2021 will offer variety of fresh titles from broad range of platforms, publishers and genres.

2021 is expected to be very exciting for many new video games releases. Also will be covering and updating major gaming events in upcoming months including Tokyo Game Show which is planned to be held in Chiba, Japan.

In 2021 we might see some new instalments which include Far Cry, Gran Turismo, God of War, Halo, Hitman, Horizon, Little Nightmares, The Lord of the Rings, Outlast, Ratchet & Clank, Resident Evil, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, Wizarding World, and The World Ends with You.

Checkout our article on top 10 best upcoming games in 2021 for more details. Best upcoming games releases on PS5 2021. Best upcoming games releases on Xbox 2021 and Best upcoming games releases on PC 2021.

Get Ready and Begin the year by playing some extraordinary titles on your favourite platform: PS5, PC and XBOX

Here are top 10 best new games in January 2021

1. The Medium

The Medium 2021 top 10 best new games in January 2021

Description: Become a medium living in two different worlds: the real one and the spirit one. As a medium with access to both worlds, you have a wider perspective and can see more clearly that there’s no one simple truth to what others perceive. Nothing is what it seems, everything has another side. The Medium features a “dual” soundtrack by Bloober Team’s Arkadiusz Reikowski and legendary composer Akira Yamaoka of Silent Hill fame.
Developer: Bloober Team
Platforms: PC, Xbox Series X/S
Release Date: January 28

2. King Arthur: Knight’s Tale

King Arthur: Knight’s Tale
King Arthur: Knight’s Tale is a Role-playing Tactical Game – a unique hybrid between turn-based tactical games (like X-Com) and traditional, character-centric RPGs. Knight’s Tale is a modern retelling of a classic Arthurian mythology story filtered through the dark fantasy tropes, a twist on the traditional tales of chivalry. The story campaign puts a huge emphasis on moral choices, which have significant consequences in a rogue-lite structure, adding extra tension to the tactical and management decisions.
Developer: NeocoreGames
Platforms: PC
Release Date: January 12

3. Hitman 3

Hitman 3

Description: Experience a globetrotting adventure and visit exotic locations that are meticulously detailed and packed full of creative opportunities. IOI’s award-winning Glacier technology powers HITMAN 3’s tactile and immersive game world to offer unparalleled player choice and replayability. HITMAN 3 is the best place to play every game in the World of Assassination trilogy. All locations from HITMAN 1 and HITMAN 2 can be imported and played within HITMAN 3 at no additional cost for existing owners – plus progression from HITMAN 2 is directly carried over into HITMAN 3 at launch.
Developer: IO Interactive
PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Stadia
Release Date:
January 21

4. Encodya

Encodya (PC) – January 26

Description: One day, the little girl discovers that her father left her an important mission: to finish his plan to save the world from grayness! Tina and SAM embark on an incredible adventure across different realities full of bizarre robotic creatures and grotesque human beings. Through puzzles and exciting dialogues, they’ll find out the true meaning of being alive.
Developer: Chaosmonger Studio
Platforms: PC
Release Date: January 26

5. Everspace 2 

Everspace 2 – Steam Early Access (PC) – January
Description: EVERSPACE™ 2 is a fast-paced single-player spaceship shooter with deep exploration in space and on planets, tons of loot, RPG elements, mining, and trading. Experience a thoughtful story, set in a vivid, handcrafted open world full of secrets and perils, on your journey to become human after all. In the campaign, you will make some friends with their own story to tell. They will join you on side missions and provide certain benefits in the endgame, where vicious encounters and brutal challenges will stand between you and that next epic loot drop.
Developer: ROCKFISH Games
Platforms: PC
Release Date: January early access

6. Stronghold: Warlords (PC

Stronghold: Warlords (PC

Description: The next chapter in Firefly Studios’ real-time strategy series, Stronghold: Warlords is the first game to recreate the castle economies of East Asia. In Warlords players take command of Mongol hordes, imperial warriors and samurai clansmen as they lay siege to Japanese castles and fortified Chinese cities. Besiege historical warlords using new gunpowder-fuelled siege weapons and classic units across 31 campaign missions, multiplayer, skirmish and free build modes.
Developer: FireFly Studios
Platforms: PC
Release Date: January 26

7. Cyber Shadow 

Cyber Shadow 

Description: Cyber Shadow is an upcoming side-scrolling action-platform video game created by Finnish indie developer Mechanical Head Studios and published by Yacht Club Games. Featuring an 8-bit aesthetic, it follows a cybernetic ninja named Shadow who sets out to rescue his clan in a world overrun by machines
Developer: Mechanical Head Studios
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch 
Release Date: January 26

8. The Pedestrian

The Pedestrian (video game)

Description: The Pedestrian is a side scrollingpuzzle-platform game developed and published by American studio Skookum Arts LLC. The game was originally released in January 2020 for Linux, MacOS and Microsoft Windows. In August 2020, a port for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 was announced for January 2021, during a State of Play presentation.
Developer: Skookum Arts LLC
Platforms: Linux, MacOS, Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
Release Date: January 29

9. Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Description: Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest is a visual novel role-playing video game developed by Different Tales and published by Walkabout Games. It was originally released on October 13, 2020 for Linux, MacOS, and Microsoft Windows, and is planned to be released for the Nintendo Switch on January 7, 2021. It is based on the tabletop role-playing gameWerewolf: The Apocalypse, and is part of the larger World of Darkness series.
Developer: Different Tales
Platforms: Mac OS, Linux, Windows, Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4

10. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game

Description: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game is a side-scrolling beat ’em up game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Chengdu and published by Ubisoft, based on the Scott Pilgrimseries of Oni Press graphic novels by Bryan Lee O’Malley and tying in with the release of the film of the same name.
Developer: Ubisoft Chengdu
Platforms: Windows, Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4
Release Date: January 14

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