Luna will be adding several new games in January, including Yakuza Kiwami 2 and Guacamelee!: Super Turbo Championship Edition for Luna+. Prime members will also have access to four additional games for free, including Beach Buggy Racing 2: Hot Wheels Edition, The Jackbox Party Pack 2, Monster Truck Championship, and Lumines Remastered.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 is an action-adventure game developed by Ryū ga Gotoku Studio and published by Sega. It is a remake of the 2006 game Yakuza 2, and follows the story of Kazuma Kiryu, the series protagonist, as he is pulled back into the criminal underworld he left behind.
In the game, Kiryu must broker peace between rival clans after the assassination of the Fifth Chairman of the Tojo Clan, Yukio Terada. As he investigates the assassination and tries to prevent an all-out war, Kiryu must confront his own past and the challenges that come with being a member of the Yakuza.
Players can also play a new scenario called “The Majima Saga,” which follows the story of Goro Majima, a recurring character in the Yakuza series. The game features open world exploration, melee combat, and a variety of minigames and side activities to participate in.
Guacamelee!: Super Turbo Championship Edition is a 2D action platformer and brawler game developed and published by DrinkBox Studios. The game is set in a magical world inspired by traditional Mexican culture and folklore, and follows the story of Juan Aguacate, a luchador who sets out to rescue his beloved Lupita from the evil Carlos Calaca, who plans to sacrifice her to merge the worlds of the living and the dead.
In the game, players control Aguacate as he fights through a variety of enemies and bosses, using a variety of moves and combos to defeat them. The game features an open world with multiple areas to explore, as well as drop-in co-op play, with the second player controlling Tostada, Guardian of the Mask, Guacamelee!: Super Turbo Championship Edition features vibrant and colorful graphics, a catchy soundtrack, and challenging gameplay.
Beach Buggy Racing 2: Hot Wheels Edition is a kart racing game . It is an expansion of the original Beach Buggy Racing 2 game, and includes new content in the form of the Hot Wheels Booster Pack.
The Hot Wheels Booster Pack adds seven legendary Hot Wheels cars to the Beach Buggy Racing League, as well as four new race environments filled with a looping orange Hot Wheels track and exciting set pieces like Volcano Blast and Hot Wheels Harbor. Players can compete in drag races and freestyle competitions, and tune their cars to perfection in order to perform at their best.
The Jackbox Party Pack 2 is a collection of party games developed by Jackbox Games and published by Jackbox Games. It is the second installment in the Jackbox Party Pack series, and includes a variety of games that can be played using phones or tablets as controllers.
The games included in The Jackbox Party Pack 2 are:
- Fibbage 2: a trivia game where players try to come up with the funniest fake answers to prompts
- Earwax: a sound-based party game where players try to guess what sound is being played
- Bidiots: a drawing and bidding game where players try to outbid each other on artwork they have created
- Quiplash XL: a party game where players try to come up with the funniest responses to prompts
- Bomb Corp.: a team-based puzzle game where players work together to defuse bombs
Monster Truck Championship is a racing game developed by Teyon and published by Nacon. In the game, players can go head-to-head against experienced drivers in drag races and freestyle competitions with powerful monster trucks.
Before they can compete, players must tune their trucks to perfection in order to get the most out of their performance. The game features realistic physics and requires players to anticipate mass transfer in bends, predict bounces after jumps, and manage the independent front and rear wheels of the trucks. In addition to the racing gameplay, Monster Truck Championship also includes a variety of customization options for players to choose from, allowing them to personalize their trucks and make them their own.
Lumines Remastered is a puzzle game developed and published by Enhance Games. In the game, players must match blocks of light and sound to the beat of the music, creating chains of blocks and clearing them from the playfield.
The game includes over 100 skins, each with its own unique music and visuals. Players can choose from a variety of game modes, including a single player story mode, a challenge mode, and a variety of multiplayer modes. Lumines Remastered features vibrant and colorful graphics, a dynamic soundtrack, and challenging gameplay that will keep players engaged for hours
Two good games getting added into Luna+. Would like to see some more added. Prime Games are weaker than the last months. Overall, a middling sort of month.