Our Most Anticipated Video Games For April 2017

Below are a few of our most anticipated games for April 2017. Are there any games being released in April that you think we need to check out? Shoot us an email or a tweet! Or even tell us what games you're looking forward to this month!


BLACKWOOD CROSSING 

April 5, 2017
Platforms:
 Xbox One, PS4, and PC

Blackwood Crossing is a single-player, story-driven adventure game. An intriguing tale exploring the relationship of Scarlett and Finn, two siblings who are growing apart. When their paths cross with a ghostly figure, an ordinary train ride evolves into a haunting adventure of love, death and magic.
Source: Blackwood Crossing

 

Yooka-Laylee 

April 11, 2017
Platforms: 
PC, Linux, Mac, PS4, Xbox One

Yooka-Laylee is an all-new open-world platformer from key creative talent behind the Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country games!

Explore huge, beautiful worlds, meet (and beat) an unforgettable cast of characters and horde a vault-load of shiny collectibles as buddy-duo Yooka (the green one) and Laylee (the wisecracking bat with the big nose) embark on an epic adventure to thwart corporate creep Capital B and his devious scheme to absorb all the world’s books… and convert them into pure profit!
Source: Playtonic Games

 

The Sexy Brutale 

April 12, 2017
Platforms: 
PC, PS4, Xbox One

Set durng a single, endlessly-looping day within “The Sexy Brutale” – a stately English mansion converted into a bizarre casino and named by the enigmatic Marquis – players take on the role of elderly priest Lafcadio Boone. To progress, Boone must hide, watch and learn the colorful stories of the other guests at the ball in order to save them from grisly deaths at the hands of the mansion’s staff. By discovering the key moments and methods how each guest can be saved and gaining occult-seeming powers linked to their masks, Lafcadio is able to explore deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the mansion’s past and inhabitants to uncover the truth hidden at the heart of The Sexy Brutale.
Source: Tequila Works

 

Late Shift

April 18, 2017
Platforms: 
PC, PS4, Xbox One

An interactive high stakes crime thriller

‘Late Shift’ has its hero, its plot, its high points and turning points. It has one beginning – but countless possible storylines and seven different endings.

Matt, a smart student, has to prove his innocence after being forced into the robbery of a famous London auction house. How will the audience decide to act when everything is turning against him? The audience takes decisions for the interactive thriller’s hero while the movie keeps on running seamlessly.

This time it’s different. This time you leave the theatre knowing that if you watched the movie again, you could see a different story. What if you’re dissatisfied with the consequences of the audience’s collective decisions? Then, in the form of the app, the protagonist’s fate is in your hands alone. It is up to you to discover countless variations of the same plot and make “better” decisions.
Source: Late Shift Movie

 

Outlast 2 

April 25, 2017
Platforms: 
PC, PS4, Xbox One

You are Blake Langermann, a cameraman working with your wife, Lynn. The two of you are investigative journalists willing to take risks and dig deep to uncover the stories no one else will dare touch. You’re following a trail of clues that started with the seemingly impossible murder of a pregnant woman known only as Jane Doe. The investigation has lead you miles into the Arizona desert, to a darkness so deep that no one could shed light upon it, and a corruption so profound that going mad may be the only sane thing to do.
Source: Red Barrels

 

What Remains of Edith Finch 

April 25, 2017
Platforms: 
PC, PS4

What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of short stories about a cursed family in Washington State.

Each story offers a chance to experience the life of a different family member with stories ranging from the early 1900s to the present day. The gameplay and tone of the stories are as varied as the family members themselves. The only constants are that each is played from a first-person perspective and that each story ends with that family member's death. It's a game about what it feels like to be humbled and astonished by the vast and unknowable world around us.

You'll follow Edith Finch as she explores the history of her family and tries to figure out why she's the last Finch left alive.

Source: Giant Sparrow

 

LITTLE NIGHTMARES 

April 28, 2017
Platforms: 
PC, PS4, Xbox One

This highly fancied stealth-and-puzzle adventure from Swedish outfit Tarsier Studios has a very specific aesthetic and a vibe that would feel right at home in the dark, quirky mind of someone like Tim Burton. It's a side-scrolling escape game, featuring a kidnapped girl. Characters are exaggerated in their features; the world is gloomy and filled with grotesque creatures.
Source: Little Nightmares