Games on the Cheap: January 2018

Games on the Cheap: January  2018

Games with Gold, PlayStation Plus, Humble Bundle and more

Start 2018 off right with some cheap and free game goodness.

My pick of cheap games for January 2018 is Batman: The Telltale Series (season 1) as part of this month’s PlayStation Plus offerings. This episodic game has you playing in a familiar Batman world, but with unexpected and daring developments of familiar characters.

If you want my opinion of the other PlayStation Plus game for the month, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, my recommendation would be to instead play Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

I enjoyed Tomb Raider: Underworld on Xbox 360 back when it came out. Not sure if I could go back though after the latest two stellar Lara Croft games. At the very least it shows the growth and evolution of the storytelling and style of the series.

PlayStation Plus members are also getting another VR game, Starblood Arena. Check out the trailer for it here:

Here are the GAMES ON THE CHEAP for January 2018

Xbox Games With Gold

  • Out from the 1st
    • The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III – Xbox One
    • Tomb Raider: Underworld – Xbox 360
  • Out from the 16th
    • ZOMBI – Xbox One
    • Army of Two – Xbox 360

  • Starblood Arena – PS4 VR
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – PS4
  • Batman: The Telltale Series – PS4
  • Sacred 3 – PS3
  • The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 – PS3
  • Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness – PS Vita (Cross Buy with PS4)
  • Uncanny Valley – PS Vita (Cross Buy with PS4)

At the time of writing (the morning of January 1st) the Yogscast Jingle Jam 2017 has a few hours to go and the same Humble Monthly deal is going. Expect something new from the fine folks at Humble Bundle soon.

Humble Monthly

  • The Long Dark
  • Quantum Break
  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III
  • Mystery games

EA On the House

GAMES ON THE CHEAP: January 2018 and more

On our Versus Player podcast we occasionally chat about the freebies, sales and deals for the month. This includes the games that are part of Xbox Games with Gold and PlayStation Plus. We also chat about any good Humble Bundle, Good Old Games or other deals and freebies around the net. Give us a listen here or on a whole bunch of podcast services, including iTunes.

What are your picks for the month? Are there any other good deals floating around on the net that are worthy of a mention? Let us know in the comments below or by emailing me at

Happy gaming (and bargain hunting)!