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The Games Of April

The Games Of April

Posted by Aaron on 2nd Apr 2019

Week of 4/1

Borderlands Game of the Year (PS4/XB1): Discover the co-op shooter-looter that started it all, crammed with content and enhancements! Equip bazillions of guns as one of 4 trigger-happy mercenaries, each with unique RPG skills. Take on the lawless desolate planet Pandora in pursuit of powerful alien technology: The Vault. With new weapons, visual upgrades, all 4 add-on packs and more, play solo or in 4-player split screen co-op! Bazillions of Guns: Rocket-launching shotguns, enemy-torching revolvers, SMGs that fire lightning rounds, and tons more. Radical Art Style: Traditional rendering combined with hand-drawn textures give Borderlands its iconic style. Intense Vehicular Combat: Behind the wheel, engage in frenetic vehicle-to-vehicle combat. Co-op Frenzy: Online or together on the couch, tear through enemies as a crew of up to 4. With improved character models, weapons, textures, and more, Borderlands shines on a 4K display.

Super Dragon Ball Heroes World Mission (Switch): POWER UP TO BECOME A SUPER DRAGON BALL HERO! SUPER DRAGON BALL HEROES WORLD MISSION is the latest DRAGON BALL experience for the Nintendo Switch and PC! It's a strategic card battle game featuring characters from across the entire DRAGON BALL series. Collect cards & build your deck as you play through an all-new DRAGON BALL story! Deep card battle gameplay featuring over one-thousand cards & 350 characters from the DRAGON BALL franchise. Includes DRAGON BALL characters from different series, including DRAGON BALL SUPER, DRAGON BALL Xenoverse 2, and DRAGON BALL GT. Embark on an epic journey as you interact with the DRAGON BALL world and its characters through an arcade game. Test your might and take the battle online!

Week of 4/7

Neo Atlas 1469 (Switch): In Neo Atlas 1469 , the only map you need is the one YOU create! This epic tale of exploration and discovery puts you at the helm of a 15th century European trade company that's against the ropes. Your mission is to map out undiscovered lands, discover the riches and secrets they hide, and reveal the true face of the world. Though the task ahead of you may be daunting, you won't embark emptyhanded. Use Landmarks to pinpoint places of interest, and draw leads from Rumors to uncover regions untouched by man. You can also recruit Admirals to brave unknown lands, and determine the shape of the world around you by Approving or Disapproving their reports. Finally, establish trade routes with other nations to expand your resources and influence! You will need every tool and resource at your disposal to map out the world, and even reveal ancient secrets beyond the veil of the unknown!

Week of 4/14

World War Z (PS4/XB1): Humanity is on the brink of extinction. From New York to Moscow and Jerusalem, the undead apocalypse continues to spread. As the end looms, a hardened few band together to defeat the horde and outlive the dead. World War Z is a heart-pounding coop third-person shooter for up to 4 players featuring swarms of hundreds of zombies. Based on the Paramount Pictures film, World War Z focuses on fast-paced gameplay while exploring new storylines from around the world. Battle swarms of hundreds of zombies - the Swarm Engine seamlessly renders hordes of zombies in incredible firefights. Advanced gore systems offer gruesomely satisfying action. Coop story-driven campaigns - survive around the world, as unique groups tell their stories of perseverance. Fight other players for survival - several intense Player vs Player vs Zombies game modes complement the coop campaigns. Grow stronger - unlock powerful weapon upgrades and level 6 character classes to take on greater challenges.

Wasteland 2 - Director's Cut (Switch): Wasteland 2 is the direct sequel to 1988's Wasteland, the first-ever post-apocalyptic computer RPG and the inspiration behind the Fallout series. Until Wasteland, no other CRPG had ever allowed players to control and command individual party members for tactical purposes or given them the chance to make moral choices that would directly affect the world around them. Wasteland was a pioneer in multi-path problem solving, dripping in choice and consequence and eschewing the typical one-key-per-lock puzzle solving methods of its peers, in favor of putting the power into players' hands to advance based on their own particular play style. The Wasteland series impressive and innovative lineage has been preserved at its very core, but modernized for the fans of today with Wasteland 2. Immerse yourself in turn-based tactical combat that will test the very limits of your strategy skills as you fight to survive a desolate world where brute strength alone isn't enough to save you. Deck out your Ranger squad with the most devastating weaponry this side of the fallout zone and get ready for maximum destruction with the RPG-style character advancement and customization that made the first Wasteland so brutal. Save an ally from certain death or let them perish... the choice is yours, but so are the consequences.

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (XB1/Switch): FINAL FANTASY X tells the story of Tidus, a star blitzball player who journeys with a young and beautiful summoner named Yuna on her quest to save the world of Spira from an endless cycle of destruction wrought by the colossal menace known as "Sin". FINAL FANTASY X-2 returns to the world of Spira where High Summoner Yuna travels with her companions Rikku and Paine to unravel the mysteries of the messages hidden in the spheres she hunts, not knowing that the answers she seeks may change everything. Updated and reconstructed visuals to be far more realistic and richly textured vs the original game. This includes:  Upgraded models for each character and graphical updates for a more immersive environment. Players will be able to choose between original sound and the new, re-arranged sound.

Week of 4/21

TruberBrook (PS4/Switch): Trüberbrook is a thrilling mystery adventure game set in rural Germany in the late 1960s. The player takes the role of young american physicist Tannhauser, who happens to end up in the eponymous village of Trüberbrook, an ageing but beautiful health resort somewhere in the densely forested countryside of West Germany. Tannhauser, while working on his PhD thesis, comes to Trüberbrook seeking to crack a tiresome mental block. But something in this town seems strangely spaced out - and instead of getting some rest, Tannhauser needs to do nothing less than saving the world. The superficial german homeland setting gradually evolves into a puzzling sci-fi mystery. Tannhauser teams up with Gretchen, a paleoanthropologist seeking to unravel the mysteries surrounding the village. He also bumps into the enigmatic inventor Lazarus Taft, a stranded traveler yearning for home.

Dragons Dogma - Dark Arisen (Switch): The critically acclaimed action-RPG Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen makes its way to Nintendo Switch! Set in a huge open world known as Gransys, the game presents a rewarding action combat experience with nine vocations to choose from, all possessing a wide range of devastating skills and magicks to tackle deadly foes. Players embark on an epic adventure in a rich, living world with three AI companions, known as Pawns. These partners fight independently, demonstrating prowess and ability that they have developed based on traits learned from each player. Users can share these Pawns online and reap rewards of treasure, tips and strategy hints for taking down the terrifying enemies. Pawns can also be borrowed when specific skills are needed to complete various challenging quests.

Cytus Alpha (Switch): Cytus Alpha is the evolutionary version of the popular mobile game, Cytus. The Switch version features new visuals and over 200 songs, including newly written songs and collaboration tracks. A new leaderboard mode is added where players can post scores against other players online. 200+ songs, including all new songs for the Switch. Over 10 levels of difficulty and an in-game leaderboard. Active scan line and 3 kinds of notes for an easy and intuitive game flow. Various music genres- pop, jazz, trance, hardcore, drum 'n bass and more. Includes a soundtrack CD that will be hard bundled with the game.


Mortal Kombat 11 (PS4/XB1/Switch): Mortal Kombat 11 is the latest installment in the critically acclaimed franchise, providing a deeper and more personalized experience than ever before with an all new Custom Character Variation System that gives players the creative control to customize versions of the entire character roster. Developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, Mortal Kombat 11 will introduce a new cinematic story continuing the epic saga that is more than 25 years in the making. Continue the epic saga through a new cinematic story that is more than 25 years in the making. Players will take on the role of a variety of past and present characters in a time-bending new narrative that pits Raiden against Kronika, the Keeper of Time who created existence at the dawn of history. hoose from a roster of fighters with unique abilities and Fatalities, with new characters, such as Geras, a powerful and loyal servant of Kronika who can manipulate time, along with fan-favorite characters, including, Baraka, Raiden, Skarlet, Scorpion, Sonya Blade and Sub-Zero and more.

Ugly Dolls - An Imperfect Adventure (PS4/XB1/Switch): In this brand new UglyDolls adventure, Uglyville is under siege by a troupe of malfunctioning robots who accidently travel to the town from Perfection and are overcome by the odd architecture & quirky angles. Gamers will play as heroes Moxy or Ox as they band together with their UglyDolls friends to send these mayhem-causing robots home. A NEW AUTHENTIC ADVENTURE - bring fun to Uglyville as the UglyDolls rid their town of Perfection's robots with their trademark style and wacky humour. PLAY TOGETHER - teamwork makes the dreamwork! Delve into the Uglyverse with friends and family with local multiplayer. ICONIC CHARACTERS - Moxy and Ox are joined by friends Wage, Babo, Ice Bat, Lucky Bat, Ugly Dog & more on the quest to save Uglyville. SOLVE PUZZLES - Collect, use, and craft items to overcome enemies. REPLAY AGAIN AND AGAIN WITH procedurally-generated elements ensure every playthrough is unique & one-of-a-kind.

Days Gone (PS4): Days Gone is an open-world action-adventure game set in a harsh wilderness two years after a devastating global pandemic. Play as Deacon St. John, a drifter and bounty hunter who rides the broken road, fighting to survive while searching for a reason to live. Using the power of PlayStation 4 and Unreal Engine 4, Days Gone offers an incredibly realistic and detailed open-world experience. Immerse yourself in vast and hostile environments, and explore their secrets. Search abandoned vehicles, houses, truck stops and towns as you scavenge for resources. But be careful - day and night cycles, along with dynamic weather systems, all affect gameplay and enemy behavior. Adapt to quick environmental changes inspired by the harsh high-desert of the Pacific Northwest. One minute, Deacon is riding through a dense alpine forest - or snow field or lush meadow - and the next, he's fighting his way through harsh desert lava fields and caves. Ancient lava flows scar and define the hazardous environments, delivering a breathtaking and diverse backdrop of regions to explore. From small towns and mountains to cliffs and river basins, explore the beautiful but threatening world, left in the wake of humanity's destruction.

Week of 4/28

Bomber Crew Complete Edition (PS4/Switch): Players will find themselves deep behind enemy lines, attempting to destroy their most coveted assets, while dealing with various hazards such as flak guns, enemy radar, weather and dreaded Ace Pilots. Recruiting, training and guiding the right crew, and keeping them alive, is vital in turning the tides of war and achieving success on your bombing campaign. Bomber Crew: Complete Edition is a management-sim where you complete high-risk missions and earn bonuses and upgrades, all with your crew by your side. Strategize your way to victory by assembling the best crew for the task! Bomber Crew: Complete Edition includes the original game plus the Secret Weapons and U.S.A.A.F. DLC.

WILL - A Wonderful World (PS4/Switch): There was an urban legend. Write your troubles down on a note. Hold it in your hand at midnight and pray. "God, please help me..." Then God will hear your plea and change your fate. A young girl wakes up, groggy and in an unknown room. A talking dog appears before her and she becomes startled by his revelation: They are gods and it is their duty to change the fate of any humans that ask for their help. Letters appear in the mail and with pen in hand she begins her job. Dive deep into the story and learn about those that seek out your help but, remember, changing someone's fate will affect others. Experience each story, edit letters and solve puzzles; perhaps the young girl's memory will return, but what will she learn about herself and her mission? WILL: A Wonderful World features a fantastical tale and cast. A quiet nerd stuck in a hopeless, one-sided crush. An impoverished artist who's lost all hope and contemplates suicide. A rookie police officer who burns with justice and hopes for his first big case. A young woman desperately chasing her dream against all odds. Even a stray cat who would be satisfied with some dried fish to eat! You must guide their fates, find the links between the storylines and find the best path for all of those in need.

Fade To Silence (PS4/XB1): Fade to Silence is a single-player and co-op survival adventure set in a post-apocalyptic world that is frozen in an eternal winter. Snow and ice have shaped a merciless landscape. Nature is corrupted. Monstrous creatures out of an Eldritch horror dream roam the frozen wasteland. Do you have what it takes to survive in a world where the unforgiving weather is your deadliest enemy? Explore a vast winter landscape: From a frozen river delta to once-lush farmlands and dense forests, each area features a myriad of locations to explore. Wolf Sled Expeditions: Pack your sled, take a follower with you, and go on long-term expeditions into the farthest regions. Recruit followers to get access to better gear, enabling you to survive the cold environment and increasingly dangerous creatures. Lead your followers and keep them alive. You will face harsh choices. Trust your inner voice. It is your friend.

Final Fantasy XII - The Zodiac Age (XB1/Switch): Enter an era of war within the world of Ivalice. The small kingdom of Dalmasca, conquered by the Archadian Empire, is left in ruin and uncertainty. Princess Ashe, the one and only heir to the throne, devotes herself to the resistance to liberate her country. Vaan, a young man who lost his family in the war, dreams of flying freely in the skies. In a fight for freedom and fallen royalty, join these unlikely allies and their companions as they embark on a heroic adventure to free their homeland. FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE improves upon the 2006 classic FINAL FANTASY® XII, now more beautiful and easier to play than ever. The high-definition remaster introduces several modern advancements, including reconstructed battle design and a revamped job system. With newly implemented trophies and share functions, as well as stark visual and sound improvements in true HD for the first time, players both returning and new to the game will experience a grand adventure that spans the world of Ivalice in an entirely fresh and improved way.

Opus Collection (Switch): Two adventures in one collection! The OPUS Collection includes both OPUS: The Day We Found Earth and OPUS: Rocket of Whispers. OPUS: The Day We Found Earth: Millions of years in the future, mankind has left its home planet of Earth far behind. But now Emeth, an adorable robot who has made a solemn promise to his creator, must rediscover his lost homeland in order to save all of humanity. But as he tries to fulfill that promise, he begins to realize that he may hold an even greater purpose. This atmospheric, bittersweet tale is the perfect introduction to the world of OPUS. OPUS: Rocket of Whispers: Witness the story of two lonely survivors of an apocalyptic plague, who are given the seemingly impossible task of building an interstellar rocket. Their goal is to revive the ancient tradition of space burial and return the lost souls of the world to their cosmic homeland. Written by the IMGA-nominated author of OPUS: The Day We Found Earth , this tale of loss and rebirth will leave you breathless.