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After a slow start to 2018, the major releases are starting up this week!

With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IGN is here to help with a weekly round-up of the biggest releases each and every week. Check out the latest releases for this week, and be sure to come back next Monday for a new update.

Note: The prices and deals compiled below are accurate at the time we published this story, but all are subject to change.

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Iconoclasts

Release Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

  • See it on Steam (PC)
  • Also downloadable on PS4 & Vita

Iconoclasts is about Robin, a mechanic, in a world where her hobbies are considered illegal. Find out why as you traverse the world with the friends you meet, while coming across big battles and puzzles.

The goal of the game is to create a very fluent and exciting action adventure, with enemies that all require finesse and treasures that help build your character for playing again and again.

Lost Sphear

Release Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

  • See it on Amazon for $49.99 (Nintendo Switch, PS4 or PC)

From the makers of I Am Setsuna, Lost Sphear brings a fresh take on classic RPG gameplay! This adventure begins in a remote town where a young boy, Kanata, awakens from a devastating dream to find his hometown disappearing. To stop the world from being lost forever, Kanata and his comrades set out to rebuild the world around them with the power of Memory by manifesting thoughts into matter. Lost Sphear features a revamped ATB battle system where players can strategize and freely adjust their placement mid-fight, as well as seamless environments and various locations to explore. Awaken the power of Memory to restore what was lost!

Jigsaw

Release Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

  • See it on Amazon for $19.96 (Blu-ray)

From our Review: The good news is, Jigsaw is not the worst horror movie of the year. The bad news is, it’s still bad enough that that’s the good news.

The Inpatient

Release Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

  • Downloadable on PS4 (PSVR)

The Inpatient is a horror game with psychological elements that places you in the role of a patient with amnesia in the Blackwood Sanatorium, over 60 years prior to the events of the frightening events of Until Dawn. Over the course of the game you’ll meet a variety of interesting patients and staff, each with their own motivations and agendas. How you react to these characters and the choices you make will have profound and dramatic consequences for how the story unfolds.

Shu

Release Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

  • Downloadable on Nintendo Switch

Shu is a 2.5D platformer in which a colourful trail of hand-drawn characters run, jump and glide their way up an ancient mountain, forever pursued by a monstrous and unrelenting storm.

OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes

Release Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

  • See it on Steam (PC)
  • Also downloadable on PS4 & Xbox One

Explore the outrageous world of the animated series OK K.O.! in the action-brawler RPG OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes.

Legrand Legacy: Tale of the Fatebounds

Release Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Legrand Legacy is a tactical turn-based RPG that takes you on a journey through a chaotic world that’s torn apart by civil war and threatened by an otherworldly invasion. You play as Finn, the reluctant leader of a band of unlikely heroes, who soon discovers that the true peril to their universe lies within themselves. The game combines beautiful hand drawn backgrounds with highly detailed character models and environmental effects, to deeply immerse players in the world of Legrand.

Celeste

Release Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018

  • See it on Steam (PC)
  • Also downloadable on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

Celeste is a single-player platformer about climbing a mountain. Climb through more than 250 stages, across striking areas like an abandoned city, ancient ruins, precarious cliffs, and a haunted resort. You’ll be battling your inner demons as much as the environment in your fight to reach the summit.

Pokemon Crystal – 3DS Virtual Console Version

Release Date: Friday, January 26, 2018

When it launched in Japan, Pokémon Crystal introduced many new and exciting elements to the beloved Pokémon franchise. The game, an expanded version of the popular Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver games, was the first in the Pokémon franchise to allow players to choose between a boy or girl playable character, and also was the first game to introduce animations during Pokémon battles. And now, this 2D Nintendo eShop release invites you to explore the Johto region again – or for the first time.

Monster Hunter World

Release Date: Friday, January 26, 2018

  • See it on Amazon for $47.99 with Prime (PS4, Xbox One or PC)

Monster Hunter World introduces a living, breathing ecosystem in which players take on the role of a hunter that seeks and slays ferocious beasts in heart-pounding battles that unfold across the vast ever-changing terrain. Retaining the series’ skill based progression and robust crafting system, players gear up to venture on quests to seek and slay monsters, progressively improving their skills to become the ultimate hunter. Loot collected from fallen foes can be used to create new equipment and armor upgrades styled after the monsters they’ve slain, allowing hunters to survive the elements and defeat the tougher opponents that await them.

Dragon Ball FighterZ

Release Date: Friday, January 26, 2018

  • See it on Amazon for $47.99 with Prime (PS4, Xbox One or PC)

Dragon Ball FighterZ is born from what makes the Dragon Ball series so loved and famous: endless spectacular fights with its all-powerful fighters! Developed by the acclaimed Arc System Works, Dragon Ball FighterZ maximizes high end Anime graphics and brings easy to learn but difficult to master fighting gameplay. Build your dream team and sharpen your skills to master high-speed tag combinations. Experience aerial combos, destructible stages and famous scenes from the Dragon Ball anime. Discover a never-seen-before scenario featuring Android 21, a brand new character whose creation was supervised by Akira Toriyama himself. Engage in ranked matches, interactive lobby, crazy 6-player Party Match play … there is something for every taste!

Lucas M. Thomas assembles Out This Week every week, and when he’s not doing that, he’s assembling magazine pages as the Editor-in-Chief of Nintendo Force Magazine. New subscriptions available now through Patreon! You can follow him on Twitter, @NintendoForce.





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