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Weekly Video Game Releases: December 19th 2022 to January 7th 2023

Holiday Break Edition

It’s time for the first 2023 edition of Console Creatures’ weekly recap of video game releases, where we list all the games – be they big or small – that came out during the holiday break in the last two weeks of 2022 and the first week of the new year.

Not just full video game releases, but any demos, DLC, expansions and really anything else that’s worth noting.

This list was originally produced for a video game releases podcast segment on the Canadian Geekcast, which is a three-person geek-related podcast that dives into the realms of movies, TV, video games, tech and whatever else that tickles the hosts’ fancy.

Below are the confirmed North American video game releases that came out from December 19th. 2022 through January 7th, 2023 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series & Switch which include some major announcements from Nintendo’s Inside the House of Indies: Holiday Event. Let’s dive in.

December 19th

Project Snaqe (Xbox One)
Switch Only:
Mortal Shell: Complete Edition
Floppy Knights
Picross X: Picbits vs Uzboross
Aero Striker – World Invasion

December 20th

Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion (PS4)
Wally and the Fantastic Predators (Xbox One)
Switch Only:
The Captain
The Punchuin
Mind Jab

December 21st

Sail Forth (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series & Switch)
Wave Break (Xbox One & Xbox Series)
Ships Simulator (Xbox One)
Switch Only:
Headbangers in Holiday Hell
Package Inc.

December 22nd

Hyper Gunsport (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series & Switch)
Water Margin – The Tale of Clouds and Wind (PS4, Xbox One & Switch)
Naraka: Bladepoint (Xbox One)
Coming to PS4 & PS5 Only:
Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth
Otoko Cross: Pretty Boys Klondike Solitaire
Switch Only:
Windstorm: An Unexpected Arrival
Hyper Gunsport
Grappling Dash
Words in Word
Kawaii Slime Arena
Drone Race Simulator Pilot Flight School Airplane Games Jet 2023

December 23rd

8-Ball Pocket (PC, Xbox One & Xbox Series)
The House of Da Vinci 3 (PC)
Xbox One Only:
Tower Princess
Fluffy Horde
Switch Only:
Sports Story
Truck Simulator 3
Astronomical Club For Queers
Sweet Bakery Tycoon Premium Edition

December 24th

Cats Puzzle (Switch)

December 25th

The Tale of Onogoro The Tale of Onogoro (PS4 via PSVR)
Coming to PS4 & PS5 Only:
Wild Trax Racing
9-Ball Pocket

December 26th

Switch Only:
Pixel Cup Soccer – Ultimate Edition
Street Drag Racing Car Driving Simulator 2022 Games

Supreme Car Race on Highway Simulator – Ultimate Driving Games Poly Experience

December 27th

Xanchuchamel (Switch)

December 29th

Switch Only:
Path of Ra
Farming Real Simulation Tractor, Combine Trucks Farmer Land Game
Monster Impossible Truck No Limit Adventure Drive Simulator Sport 3D

December 30th

Space Raiders in Space (Xbox One)

December 31st

Toy Soldiers HD (Switch)

January 1st

Mark – Project: Summer Ice Pinball (PS4)

January 2nd

Switch Only:
Vampire Slayer: The Resurrection
Blacksmith Forger
Crypto Mining Simulator – Ultimate Trading Strategy Tycoon Craft & Idle Game 3D
Gravity Thrust
Tuk Tuk Extreme – Real Car Driving Simulator & Parking 2023 Car Games 3D Vehicle

January 4th

Switch Only:
Grammarian Ltd
Extreme Snowboard

January 5th

Xbox One Only:
Shieldmaiden: Remix Edition
One Step After Fall
Switch Only:
Age of Heroes: The Beginning
Slots Royale: 777 Casino Games
Hollow World: Dark Knight
Pixel Game Maker Series Pearl Vs Grey
Lost Snowmen
Maximus 2
World War Battle Heroes Field Armies Call of Prison Duty Simulator
Tumbleweed Destiny

January 6th

We Are The Caretakers (PC & Xbox Series)
Pirates Pinball (PS4)
Switch Only:
Pancake Bar Tycoon Premium Edition
Neon Souls

Other Video Game Releases

December 25th – Witcher: Blood Origin (Netflix)
January 7th – NieR: Automata Ver1.1a (Anime)

That’s all the confirmed North American video game releases for December 19th. 2022 through January 7th, 2023.

The upcoming video game release highlights include One Piece Odyssey (PC, PS4, PS5 & Xbox Series) & Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (PS5 & Xbox Series).

This has been Console Creatures’ weekly video game releases!

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