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Video Games Being Released in April – Nerds and Beyond


Well, we made it  to April. So far, this year has seen some fantastic releases in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and Doom Eternal, to name a few. Not to mention the other highly anticipated games set to come out this year include Cyberpunk 2077, Halo Infinite, Marvel’s Avengers, and many more.

Unfortunately, it hasn’t all been good news. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, multiple video game conventions and events have been canceled, rescheduled, and a few are making them virtual.

Regardless of the platform you use — Play Station 4 (PS4), Xbox One (XBO), Nintendo Switch (NS), Computer (PC), etc. — there is a game for you to enjoy playing.

I am not sure how the pandemic will affect these releases, or if it will, but here is a list of the video games being released this month.

April 1

Totally Reliable Delivery Service (PS4, XBO, PC, NS)

Playing with friends or on your own, it is time to attempt some deliveries. Player’s characters can sprint, leap, dive, grapple, and even be knocked out.

April 2

Curious Expedition (NS)

Set in the 19th-century, players become famous historical personalities to explore for fame, science, and fortune.

April 3

HyperParasite (PS4, XBO, NS, PC)

World War 3 is almost over, and Earth catching its breath when a new threat appears. Some parasites can inhabit hosts all over Earth, including the President. Players will become one of 60 characters fighting, but who can you trust when it can be anyone?

Aeolis Tournament (PC, NS)

Up to eight players compete in game modes based on a single button. Players will have the use of an air cannon that controls the wind to get through each game.

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Resident Evil 3 (PC, XBO, PS4)

Jill Valentine flees the city that has been consumed by zombies and creatures. The game also reveals some new information about Raccoon City and those who reside there. But escape may be harder than they think. The towering Bio Organic Weapon Nemesis. Will Jill survive?

Endzone: A World Apart – Steam Early Access (PC)

A group of terrorists blew up nuclear plants all over in 2021. Not many survived, those that did escaped underground. It is now 150 years later, and it is time to return to the surface. Players lead them to build a settlement, gather resources, and survive the hostile remains.

April 7

Disaster Report 4 (PC, PS4, NS)

Everything is gone. A massive earthquake destroyed the city. In this game, the player’s choices are what determines who survives and what happens.

Fallout 76 Wastelanders expansion (PS4, XBO, PC)

This expansion includes new non-player characters, dialogue, and more to Appalachia. There will also be a new main quest where players can “uncover the secrets of West Virginia.”

April 10

Final Fantasy 7 Remake (PS4)

A rebel group named Avalanche is going up against Shinra Electric Power Company. They have been hoarding Mako, which powers the city of Midgar. Cloud is haunted by ghosts from his past, as he tries to help free the city.

Someday You’ll Return (PC)

She ran away again, not for the first time either, but something is different this time. Your daughter never came home. Searching for Stela, players are her father Daniel and have to go back to the one place you never wanted to return.

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April 16

Hellpoint (PC, PS4, XBO, NS)

The Irid Novo space station has fallen and is now in control of the Cosmic Gods. Players must find out what caused this incident known as the Merge.

April 23

Cloudpunk (PC)

This is a noir story in neon colors. Playing as Rania, you are a driver for the semi-legal delivery company called Cloudpunk in Nivalis. Everyone has a story, and what Rania chooses can change the city. Oh yeah, it is also your first night on the job.

April 24

Trials of Mana (PC, PS4, NS)

Initially released in 1995, this remake now in 3D comes with a new episode. The Goddess of Mana brought a sword of Mana to defeat the eight monsters of destruction, sealing them inside eight Mana Stones. But, forces of evil are after the stones causing Mana to start to disappear.

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Road to Boruto (NS)

This game is now available on the Nintendo Switch, and it includes all DLC. Yes, that also includes “Next Generations” and Naruto’s son, Boruto Uzmaki. Players can choose from 124 ninjas to battle with.

Predator Hunting Grounds (PS4)

Hunt or be hunted. Players are part of an elite Fireteam defending their operation from the Predator, OR, as the Predator hunting your prey.

April 28

SnowRunner (PS4, XBO, NS)

With over 40 vehicles from Ford, Chevrolet, CAT, and Freightliner, players drive through various terrains and weather as an off-road trucker.

Moving Out (PS4, XBO, PC, NS)

“Pivot, pivot, pivot!” As a newly certified Furniture Arrangement & Relocation Technician, players take jobs to move furniture. It is not as easy as it sounds; there are obstacles to go around or through.

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Sakura Wars (PS4)

The game takes place after an event affected the Imperial Combat Revue in Tokyo. It is also where the Flower Division home to five performers are and protect the city and get the theatre to flourish once again.

Gears Tactics (PC)

This is set 12 years before the first Gears of War games. On the planet Sera, the Locust Horde are rising from underground. As Gabe Diaz, players recruit, develop, and command their squads to fight against the threat.

Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack (PS4)

In this package, you get the games Azure Striker Gunvolt and Azure Striker Gunvolt 2. Players take over Gunvolt’s speed, mobility, and powers to fight your enemies that have supernatural powers.

April 30

Super Mega Baseball 3 (PS4, XBO, NS, PC)

In this baseball simulator, players can build a franchise, play a season, or practice their skills.

Which video game are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments below!





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