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20 games you should check out in April 2024

20 games you should check out in April 2024

It's almost April. Where does the time go? Whether this year flies or crawls for you, we're looking forward to four more weeks of new game releases. April arrives with a number of familiar releases arriving on new platforms, some interesting new exclusives, and video game adaptations The late Akira Toriyama manga one volume, Sand land.

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So let's find out what games you can look forward to in the next 30 days.

Dave the diver – Some point in April

Dave The Diver – State of Play Announcement | PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 games

release: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4

Indy, my love (Or him?) Dave the diver It's making its way to PlayStation this month with versions designed for both PS4 and PS5. in Our review for Dave the diverOriginal version, Kotaku Contributor John Walker said:

Dave the diver It very much deserves the massive success it received in its first month, selling over a million copies, and will hopefully make Mintrocket's developers very rich. They have created something truly special, an RPG meets-Dinner plate– Meets the cute SCUBA game, that feels completely packed with things to do, yet relaxing while playing.

Planets – April 3

Planetiles – Official Gameplay Trailer | The MIX next August 2023

release: Windows, Linux, Mac

Planets It describes itself as a “cool city builder with roguelike elements.” Not only are you responsible for building cities on a planet, but you will also craft its ecosystem using biomes and natural habitats.

Liberty Planet 2 – April 4th

Freedom Planet 2 – Release Date – Trailer – Nintendo Switch

release: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, Windows

Featuring fast-paced side-scrolling action with cheerful, retro-inspired pixel art, Liberty Planet 2 It offers four unique characters, a large world map to explore, and a dedicated boss battle arena.

Children of the sun – April 9

Children of the Sun | Reveal trailer

release: Windows

Children of the sun It casts you as a girl, a woman on a mission to eradicate the cult. With gameplay described as “tactical sniping, puzzle solving, and light stealth,” you'll be required to take extremely precise shots with a cool-looking bullet camera that tracks a single bullet that you must direct to eliminate each member. From the opposition.

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Turbo Kid – April 10

Turbo Kid – Official Release Date Trailer | IGN Fan Fest 2024

release: Switch, Windows

A BMX-themed metroidvania with hack 'n slash gameplay set in a retro-inspired pixel art world. Turbo Kid It is a video game sequel to the 2015 film of the same name.

Loretta – April 11

Loretta – Trailer Release Date | PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 games

release: PS5

Psychological thriller Loretta It makes its way to PlayStation this month. The film's events revolve around a woman burdened by an unfaithful husband and the challenges of 1940s society. Loretta Inspired by the likes of Alfred Hitchcock and Stephen King in its branching narrative story that leaves the fate of the titular character up to you.

Harold Halibut – April 16

Harold Halibut – Official Release Date Trailer

release: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, Windows

Harold Halibut The events of the film take place in a huge spaceship sunk under the ocean on an alien planet. Featuring stop-motion animation and narrative gameplay, Harold Halibut It looks like a compelling interactive clay experience.

Grounded – April 16

Grounded – Trailer – Nintendo Switch

release: PS5, Switch

Grounded It's making its way to PlayStation and Nintendo Switch this month. It is characterized by it Honey i shrunk the kids– Inspired gameplay, Grounded It offers a multiplayer first-person action game set in an open world with large yet small dimensions.

Planet Lana – April 16

Planet Lana – Advertisement Advertisement | PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 games

release: PS5, Switch

After a period of exclusivity on Xbox, Planet Lana It's finally making its way to Switch and PlayStation. This side-scrolling puzzle game follows Lana's story as she makes her way through a strange and hostile world.

Final Fantasy XVI: Rising Tide (DLC) – April 18

FINAL FANTASY XVI DLC – The Rising Tide trailer

release: PS5

Final Fantasy XVIThe next and final DLC for, The rising tide, arriving this month. It focused on Leviathan, an Eikon who does not appear in the main game. The rising tide It will take you to a new location that fortunately does not suffer from it Gray sky Covering a lot of the world. In addition to purchasing the DLC, you will need to complete the “Invaluable” quest in FF16Main story to access the new expansion.

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There is no rest for the wicked – April 18

No Rest for the Wicked – Trailer Revealed | PlayStation 5 games

release: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Windows

Made by the people who brought you Ori and the Blind Forest And as a continuation of it, There is no rest for the wicked It is an action RPG that focuses on presenting a dark fantasy story that you can enjoy alone or with up to three other players.

Euden Chronicle: One Hundred Heroes – April 23

Eiyuden Chronicle: One Hundred Heroes – Everything You Need to Know | PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 games

release: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, Windows

I hope you like games that have a lot of characters, because Euden Chronicle: One Hundred Heroes He has a whole mess of them. With over 100 playable characters, this is the spiritual successor to the game Suicodine The series features turn-based RPG combat, 2.5D graphics, retro-inspired visuals, and minigames.

Tales of Kenzira: Zao – April 25

Kinzera Tales: ZAU Official Trailer

release: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, Windows

metroidvania single player game, Kenzira Tales It features side-scrolling action and Heartfelt story Set in a beautiful world inspired by Afrofuturism.

Megaton Musashi W: Wired – April 25

Megaton Musashi: Wired – Clip 2

release: PS5, Switch, Windows

Megaton Musashi W: Wired Combines massive combat mechanics with role-playing mechanics and hack 'n slash gameplay. You'll be able to customize your mech and choose from different types of melee and ranged weapons to take the fight to an alien force that nearly wiped out humanity.

Another crab treasure – April 25

The Other Crab's Treasure – Trailer – Nintendo Switch

release: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, Windows

If you enjoy Soulslikes but always feel like there aren't enough crabs in the genre, then Another crab treasure It may be just what you're looking for. You'll play as Kril, a hermit crab equipped with scrap weapons and armor to defend himself against all kinds of threats at the bottom of the sea.

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Emerald Beyond Saga – April 25

Saga Emerald Beyond – Nintendo Direct 9.14.2023

release: PS5, Switch, Windows, Android, iOS

With six main characters, a branching story, and a new combat system in the game long story series, Emerald Beyond It promises an epic fantasy adventure based on the decisions you make.

Sand land – April 26

SAND LAND – Game Announcement Trailer

release: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Windows

Adapt from Manga by Akira Toriyama Originally released in the 2000s, Sand land It is an open-world action RPG that puts players in the role of Beelzebub as he and his companions attempt to confront hostile forces.

Star blade– April 26

Stellar Blade – Teaser | PlayStation 5 games

release: PS5

Star blade The film takes place on a post-apocalyptic Earth where humanity has been nearly wiped out by strange and malevolent creatures. Players will take on the role of Eve, a member of the Airborne Squad, in fast-paced gameplay combined with ranged attacks.

Cue: Anniversary Edition – April 30

Cue, Anniversary Edition release date trailer (with intro)

release: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Windows

Originally released 16 years ago, Cue: Anniversary This edition brings the classic time-bending platforming and baffling action of this indie title to modern consoles. In addition to 35 new levels, Cue: Anniversary Edition It also features developer feedback and completely redrawn environments to ensure the game looks great on 4K displays.

Sea of ​​Thieves – April 30

Sea of ​​Thieves – Pre-Order Trailer | PlayStation 5 games

release: PS5

Another Xbox exclusive (see what I did there?) is making the jump to PlayStation with developer Rare's Sea of ​​Thieves. If you are new to this pirate game, Sea of ​​Thieves It is an open-world, first-person multiplayer game where you can team up with friends to search for treasure, participate in ship battles, and explore what the open waters have in store for you.

Here's a roundup of the game releases you should be paying attention to as we head into April 2024.