Games released in April / 2021: What's next on consoles and mobile

April is coming and bringing news to those who are at home and have already detonated everything that was standing in your games library. See what's coming and get ready.

The year 2020 was certainly more difficult to pass than the bike phase of the classic Battletoads! And although 2021 is still not quite on track as we expected, for those who like video games to stay home for a few days it was a way of dusting off those games that were waiting for them in their PC library or console.

Now, in case you already finished all these games in the queue, you can not stand killing the same monsters or that online games you loved at launch no longer has the same shine and all those free games you got are already platinum, so see here the games launches in April and get ready to challenge new worlds (or old ones that have undergone a remake).

April games releases
Monster fans can now celebrate

Releases for PC, Xbox and Playstation

Outriders

Outriders
Outriders

A third-person shooter, which can be played solo or cooperatively. You will be able to create your character, customize it and choose one of the four classes with unique and special skills, to face a new and unknown world with friends in this online game from People Can Fly / e Square Enix. In addition to the shooting mechanics, you will interact with NPC, choosing dialogues as in an RPG. Outriders arrives on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series on April XNUMXst. Read more about this game in our website.

Oddworld: Soulstorm

Oddworld soulstorm
Oddworld soulstorm

This platform game is one of the April release games that will arrive on the PS5 and, simultaneously, on the PS4, and is a new version of the 1997 Oddworld Abe's Oddysee game. Follow Abe on the journey to save his friends with a new system of customization of weapons and other news. Oddworld soulstorm arrives for PS4 and PS5 on the 6th.

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Star Wars: Republic Commando

star wars: republic command
Star Wars: Republic Commando

Control the leader of the Delta Squadron RC-1138, commanding the Stormtroopers clones to perform tasks such as demolitions, breaking down doors, searches and more. Although the gameplay is similar to the classic version, the controls have been optimized for DualShock 4, DualSense and Joy-Con. The game can also be played on PlayStation 5 via backward compatibility with PS4. The remake of Star Wars: Republic Commando arrives for Playstation 4 and Switch on the 6th.

Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Lost worlds: beyond the page
Lost Worlds: Beyond the Page

The atmospheric adventure game hits consoles and PCs after its period of exclusivity at Google Stadia. Browse the pages of an aspiring writer's diary in a world where words have great power. Lost Words: Beyond the Page will be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch and PC on the 6th.

Guilty gear strive

Guilty Gear Strive
Guilty gear strive

Developed by Arc System Works, this month the new chapter of the Guilty Gear Saga arrives. Known for its frantic combos system and anime-style 2D characters with special moves full of pyrotechnics, Guilty Gear Strive brings new characters and old fan favorites into exciting fights. Guilty gear strive arrives for Playstation 4, Playstation 5 and Pc, via Steam, on the 8th in its Ultimate version and 11 in the Standart version.

Iceland

Iceland
Iceland

The visual novel from the Frontwing studio arrives on the Nintendo Switch next month with the story of a mysterious boy who arrives on the fictional island of Urashima. Together with three girls, daughters of influential people in the place, he will challenge the traditions of the place. Like all games of the genre, you will have many dialogues and choices that will take the player to different endings. Iceland arrives on the Nintendo Switch on the 8th and is now available on PS4, PS Vita and PC.

Black Witchcraft

black witchcraft
Black Witchcraft

Developed by the Korean QuattroGerar, this gothic horror side-scroller and RPG is inspired by the tales of the American writer Edgar Allan Poe. Relive some of the author's most famous tales at the helm of the witch Ligeia. The highlight is the artistic style of the game and the animation that refers to flash games. Arrives on PC on the 9th through Steam.

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV

The Erebonia Saga continues in Trails of Cold Steel IV. The game has a history developed over nine games, all already available for Sony consoles. Boasting the largest list of characters in the series' history, Class VII heroes join the Crossbell Special Support Section and even Liberl's heroes. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV arrives on the 9th.

Frontier Remaster Saga

Frontier Remaster Saga
Frontier Remaster Saga

Classic released in 1997 hits consoles and mobile phones in a remastered version. In addition to graphic and sound improvements, the game will feature new events discarded in the original version and a new playable character called Fuse, which will have a theme song composed by Kenji Ito. Frontier Remaster Saga will arrive on April 15 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC (Via Steam).

MLB The Show 21

Mbl the show 21
MBL The Show 21

Based on Major League Baseball, this game will bring as a new feature the creation of stadiums, allowing the customization of size, width, terrain and other aspects. It will also be possible to share your creation and download stadiums created by other players. MBL The Show 21 will be released for PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, and Xbox One on the 20th.

maskmaker

maskmaker
maskmaker

Created by the InnerspaceVR studio (the same as A Fisherman's Tale), Maskmakers put the player in the shoes of an apprentice creator of magical masks who will take you to mysterious worlds with various puzzles. Use the masks and your skills to solve puzzles and advance the game. maskmaker will be released on the 20th for Oculus Rift S, Quest (via Link cable), Playstation VR, HTC Vive, VR via SteamVR.

humankind

humankind
humankind

Recreate the journey of humanity in this simulation and strategy game or change the direction of the human race. You make history in Humankind. Meet over 60 different people, each with their cultures from Egyptians to Vikings. Build cities with their wonders and conquer territories or make new allies. Humankind is scheduled to arrive on the 22nd for PC, Stadia and MacOS.
* Update: According to the note sent by the developer, the game was postponed to August 2021

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Judgment

Judgment
Judgment

Yakuza's spinoff, Judgment, hits the next generation consoles. Enhanced visuals running at 60 FPS and faster loading times, the game takes place in the Kamurocho district and follows the lawyer who became the private investigator, Takayuki Yagami, who is trying to solve a murder mystery. Judgment arrives on Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X and S on the 23rd.

Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139

Nier replicant
Nier replicant

This game is a remake of Nier: replicant but with changes that promise a better game experience, in addition to dubbed dialogs and changes to the new version, such as a new soundtrack with versions composed by Keiichi Okabe and some new ones. Available for PC, PS4 and Xbox One on the 23rd. Nier Automata?

new pokemon snap

New Pokemon Snap
new pokemon snap

Scheduled to arrive at the end of April, this is a game much requested by fans of the pocket monster franchise. Follow a new Pokémon photographer and find the best and funniest pose for your pets to earn lots of points, likes and complete your Photodex. new pokemon snap will be released only for Nintendo Switch on the 30th, and if you liked it, there's more about Pokémon in the website.

return

return
return

Exclusive to Playstation 5, this is a roguelike-style game, where you will control a scientist trapped in a time loop on an alien planet. Dr. Celine needs to unravel a mystery from an ancient alien civilization to break this cycle and save her life, readjusting herself to the world every time a new loop begins. return arrives on the 30th.

Terminator Resistance Enhanced

Terminator resistance enhanced
Terminator Resistance Enhanced

The Playstation 5 will receive an improved version of the game released for PS4, which will take better advantage of the features of the new console. 4K support, faster loading and graphical improvements. According to the developers, those who have the original version of the game will be able to make a free upgrade to the Enhanced version. Terminator Resistance Enhanced is scheduled for release on the 30th.

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Mobile Releases

Now, if you can't stay at home, we've found some games that will come to mobile devices and can help you get a little distracted during your trip from home to work or in your moments of rest. If you liked hearing about the Saga Frontier remaster, then good news: He will also make it to cell phones. Other news involves the Warhammer franchise and, for those who like Angry Birds, Rovio is bringing a new game that is worth checking out!

Frontier Remaster Saga

Frontier Remaster Saga
Frontier Remaster Saga

In addition to the console version, Saga Frontier Remaster also brings the remaster's improvements to mobile phones. Unpublished game events that were dropped in the original version and a new character, new songs and remixed classic compositions will also be present here. Frontier Remaster Saga will arrive on April 15th for iOS and Android.

Warhammer 40.000: Mechanicus

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Warhammer 40.000: Mechanicus

Game of the Warhammer franchise, you will control a squad of Mechanicus, a cult of worshipers of the technology responsible for modernizing the Imperium. Command your squads of engineers, priests and warriors to defeat your enemies in this game from Bulwark Studio. Warhammer 40.000: Mechanicus will be released on the 22nd for Android and iOS.

Darkfire heroes

dark fire heroes
Darkfire heroes

From the same producers of the successful Angry Birds, Rovio arrives with Darkfire Heroes. A simple RPG where we explore 3D environments, fight monsters and bosses collecting heroes, trophies and treasures. The game offers a story campaign made up of hundreds of levels and an online multiplayer mode focused on PvP gameplay. Darkfire heroes arrives on Android and iOS on the 30th.

So, what game are you waiting for? Tell us in the comments !!

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