PlayStation Plus January 2017 v Xbox One Games with Gold: Who wins this month? – Express.co.uk

As for January’s PlayStation Plus lineup, Sony has opted for a point and click classic in Day of the Tentacle Remastered, as well as a wartime strategy game that packs a punch.

This War of Mine: The Little Ones – In war, not everyone is a soldier: This War Of Mine: The Little Ones provides a gritty and thought provoking experience of war through the perspective of a group of civilians that are trying to survive. Even in war: kids are still kids: New to console comes the storyline of children- protect & care for them as they continue to live in the war torn landscape as only children can. Teach & educate, and form emotional bonds, as you fight to survive and prevail through this unique narrative.

Day of the Tentacle Remastered – Originally released by LucasArts in 1993 as a sequel to Ron Gilbert’s ground breaking Maniac Mansion, Day of the Tentacle is a mind-bending, time travel, cartoon puzzle adventure game in which three unlikely friends work together to prevent an evil mutated purple tentacle from taking over the world! Over twenty years later, Day of the Tentacle is back in a remastered edition that features all new hand-drawn, high resolution artwork, with remastered audio, music and sound effects. Players can switch back and forth between classic and remastered modes, and mix and match audio, graphics and user interface to their heart’s desire.

How they rate: This War of Mine: Little Ones has a metascore of 78, which includes a perfect score. The reviewers praise the powerful narrative, although not everybody is keen on the controls.

Day of the Tentacle fares even better, scoring an impressive 84% on Metacritic. Reviews call it a charming game that shows other developers how remasters should be done.

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