Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
Developer: Level-5, Studio Ghibli > Publisher: Namco Bandai > Systems: PS3 > Rating: E10+ > Release Date: January 22
Console role-players will be spirited away by this collaborative storytelling of a young boy's adventure through two parallel worlds. Studio Ghibli sets the stage for a top Level epic of wisdom and wonder.
Airline Tycoon 2: Aviator Edition
Developer: B-Alive GmbH > Publisher: Kalypso Media > System: PC > Rating: E > Release Date: January 29
With its first-class strategy management and a cargo of add-on content, this re-release logs hours of flighty fun. The airline business has its ups and downs, but biz-sim savvy still rules the skies, plane and simple.
Hitman Trilogy HD
Developer: Square Enix. IO Interactive > Publisher: Square Enix > Systems: PS3, Xbox 360 > M > Release Date: January 29
Has Absolution left you wanting more? How about a blast (or three) from the past? The hits keep coming, with modern-console remakes of Silent Assassin, Contracts, and Blood Money.
Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear
Developer: Teyon > Publisher: Mastiff > Systems: PC, PS3, Xbox 360 > Rating: T > Release Date: January 29
The sequel to Heavy Fire: Afghanistan is an on-rails shooter with off-the-hook ballistics. Watch for over-the-top combat action, in this under-the-radar release.
by T.J. Deci