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"Top 10 Upcoming Video Games That Will Dominate April"

Updated: Apr 10

April is here, and with it comes a fresh wave of exciting video games across various genres and platforms. Whether you're a seasoned adventurer or a casual gamer looking for a new experience, there's something for everyone. Here's a look at the top 5 upcoming titles that will have you glued to your screens:


1. Europa: A Journey on a Terraformed Moon

Prepare to be awestruck by Europa, a captivating action-adventure game set on the transformed moon of Jupiter. You take on the role of an android, exploring a breathtaking alien landscape with a jetpack at your disposal. The game promises an immersive experience with its unique traversal mechanics, allowing you to navigate through the environment with freedom and style.


a video game of a European boy to journey to moon

A demo is already available on Steam, giving you a taste of the stunning visuals and innovative gameplay mechanics. If you're looking for a visually stunning adventure with a touch of sci-fi mystery, Europa is a top contender.


2. Wage War Against a Cult in Children of the Sun

Gear up for strategic action in Children of the Sun, a third-person tactical puzzle shooter. Take on the role of a lone warrior leading a one-woman war against a dangerous cult. This game throws you into intense encounters where careful planning and precise execution are key to success.


 boy running and fighting the obstacles in the way

The emphasis seems to be on stealth and taking down cult members one by one, requiring strategic thinking and tactical prowess. If you enjoy outsmarting enemies and revel in the thrill of outmaneuvering your opponents, Children of the Sun offers a unique blend of action and strategy.

There's also a demo available, allowing you to experience the gameplay firsthand and see if this tactical war against a fanatical group resonates with you.


3. Explore a Vibrant Yet Brutal World in Sand Land

Calling all action RPG fans! Sand Land is set to arrive later this month, taking you on a thrilling adventure within the fantastical world created by the late manga artist Aurator Yama. You can expect an experience that seamlessly blends RPG elements with intense action sequences.


a dragon ball z based game

The artistic style, inspired by the legendary manga artist, promises a world brimming with personality and unique charm. While the world may look vibrant, the gameplay seems to be challenging, offering a satisfying balance between exploration and combat.

Sand Land is coming to PC, Playstation, and Xbox consoles on April 26th. Don't forget to check out the available demo to get a feel for the combat and explore a glimpse of this captivating world.


4. No Rest for the Wicked: A New Challenge from Moon Studios

Get ready to test your skills in No Rest for the Wicked, the latest offering from Moon Studios, the acclaimed developers behind the beloved Ori series. This time, they're delving into the realm of precision action RPGs, offering a fresh challenge for seasoned gamers.


to complete the task in the moon

While details are still emerging, early previews suggest a fast-paced and demanding combat system that will require precise timing and mastery of your character's abilities.

No Rest for the Wicked arrives on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series consoles on April 18th. If you're looking for a game that pushes your reflexes and strategic thinking, this title from the talented Moon Studios is definitely worth keeping an eye on.


5. Set Sail for High Seas Adventures with Sea of Thieves (Finally on PS5!)

Ahoy, mateys! Calling all pirate enthusiasts, Sea of Thieves is finally setting sail on the Playstation 5 on April 30th. This popular online pirate adventure game, previously available on PC and Xbox consoles, allows you to live the life of a free-spirited pirate, sailing the high seas and carving your own legend.

Team up with friends or embark on solo adventures as you explore a vast and vibrant open world. Hunt for buried treasure, complete quests, engage in epic ship battles, and navigate the treacherous waters in search of adventure.


Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean, a charismatic pirate with a tricorn hat, dreadlocks, and a mischievous smile

Sea of Thieves thrives on its sense of community and player interactivity. Whether you prefer a cooperative or a more competitive experience, Sea of Thieves offers a unique and dynamic online world waiting to be explored.

While the first 5 games offered a taste of the exciting releases coming this April, there are even more hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Here's a look at 5 additional titles that deserve your attention:


6. Manor Lords: Build, Manage, and Conquer

Calling all strategy enthusiasts! Manor Lords is a PC game arriving later this month that combines city-building elements with large-scale tactical battles. As a rising lord, you'll be tasked with establishing your domain, managing resources, and building a thriving settlement.


Aerial view of village nestled in forest. Manor Lords: Build, Manage, and Conque.Aerial view of village nestled in forest. Manor Lords: Build, Manage, and Conque.Aerial view of village nestled in forest. Manor Lords: Build, Manage, and Conque.Aerial view of village nestled in forest. Manor Lords: Build, Manage, and Conque.

However, this isn't just about peaceful development. Manor Lords throws you into the heat of epic battles, where you'll need to strategically command your troops to secure victory and expand your influence.

If you enjoy the satisfaction of building empires and outsmarting your opponents on the battlefield, Manor Lords offers a compelling experience that will test your strategic prowess.


7. Tales of Kenzera: ZAU - A Metroidvania with a Loss to Overcome

For those who enjoy Metroidvania games with a captivating narrative, Tales of Kenzera: ZAU should be on your radar. This title follows the story of Zhao, a young man grappling with the loss of his father.

The game utilizes the classic Metroidvania formula, where you explore a sprawling interconnected world, gradually unlocking new abilities that grant access to previously inaccessible areas.


a majestic dragon soaring above a bridge in a fantastical world.

However, the emotional core of the narrative adds depth to the exploration, making your journey through ZAU a more personal and engaging experience.

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU arrives on PC, Switch, PS5, and Xbox Series consoles on April 23rd.


8. Astra: Knights of Veda - A 2D Adventure Awaits

Sometimes, a classic side-scrolling adventure is just what you need. Astra: Knights of Veda, coming to PC on April 2nd, offers a charming 2D experience where you embark on a quest to free the world from the clutches of an evil king.


A serene beach scene with palm trees, white sand, and crystal clear blue water under a clear sky

The emphasis seems to be on exploration and discovery, with beautiful pixel art visuals and a world filled with secrets waiting to be unraveled. If you're looking for a relaxing and visually appealing adventure, Astra: Knights of Veda might be the perfect title to unwind with.


9. mother Crab's Treasure: Embrace the Challenge (and the Cuteness)

Love a good challenge but with a twist? Another Crab's Treasure combines the demanding combat of a Souls-like game with a surprisingly adorable and vibrant world. This unique title throws you into a challenging world filled with perilous enemies, but with a cute and whimsical visual style that adds a touch of charm to the difficulty.


 A serene beach with crystal clear blue water, white sand, and palm trees swaying in the breeze A serene beach with crystal clear blue water, white sand, and palm trees swaying in the breeze A serene beach with crystal clear blue water, white sand, and palm trees swaying in the breeze A serene beach with crystal clear blue water, white sand, and palm trees swaying in the breeze A serene beach with crystal clear blue water, white sand, and palm trees swaying in the breeze A serene beach with crystal clear blue water, white sand, and palm trees swaying in the breeze

This unique blend of difficulty and delightful aesthetics might appeal to gamers who enjoy a good test of skill but appreciate a light-hearted atmosphere. Another Crab's Treasure arrives on PC, Switch, PS5, and Xbox Series consoles on April 25th.


10. Freedom Planet 2: A Sequel Long Awaited

For fans of the 2D beat-em-up genre, Freedom Planet 2 arrives as a long-awaited sequel. The original captured hearts with its fast-paced action, quirky characters, and unique art style.


 A serene beach with crystal clear blue water, white sand, and palm trees swaying in the breeze

While details are scarce, Freedom Planet 2 promises to build upon the strengths of its predecessor, offering an even more thrilling combat experience with refined mechanics and potentially a continuation of the wacky story from the first game.

The release date for Freedom Planet 2 is yet to be confirmed for PS5, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch consoles, but it's definitely a title worth keeping an eye out for this April.

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