PCs, handhelds, mobile, console, indies, triple A, free-to-play — the gaming scene gets more diverse and difficult to follow by the day, but thankfully I’m here every week to guide you through what’s happening with games.
As always, I’ll rattle off five games I think you might want to check out this week. Keep in mind, these articles aren’t meant to be comprehensive lists of everything coming out that week so much as a nice rounded tasting menu. So, here are the games you need to know about this week…
This Week’s Stealthy Platformer
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India (PC, Xbox One & PS4, Jan. 12)
Want to play some Assassin’s Creed, but aren’t up to facing another huge open world adventure? Well, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India might be the bite-sized bit of neck stabbing you’re looking for. A 2D platformer with stealth elements, the game takes place in India in 1841 against the background of the Sikh Empire’s war with the East India Company. Sounds like an interesting unexplored slice of history.