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Niche Release Recap – April 2021

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We are a few days into April, which means its time to take a look ahead at some of the major games releasing throughout the month. We are still in the usual early-year-new-release-drought; but there are still some pretty high profile releases, ports, and remasters coming this way.

Highlights include Outriders, Oddworld: Soulstorm, Shadow Man Remastered, SaGa Frontier Remastered, Atelier Mysterious Trilogy Deluxe Pack, Total War: Rome Remastered, R-Type Final 2, New Pokémon Snap, and El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron.

The star-jewel of the month is NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…, launching April 23rd on Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Will it reach the same dizzying success as NieR Automata? Only time will tell.

Here are the major video game releases of April 2021:


April 1st:

  • Outriders – Windows PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
  • Dungeon and Puzzles – Nintendo Switch
  • Acalesia – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Train Station Simulator – Nintendo Switch (Xbox One version April 2nd)
Outriders
Outriders – April 1st

 

April 2nd:

  • Mittelborg: City of Mages – PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • SturmFront – The Mutant War: Übel Edition – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

April 6th:

  • Breathedge – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Star Wars: Republic Commando – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
  • Oddworld: Soulstorm – Windows PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5,
  • Lost Words: Beyond the Page – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

April 8th:

  • Cozy Grove – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood – Windows PC
  • What The Dub?! – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Potion Party – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
  • Before Your Eyes – Windows PC
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV – April 9th

 

April 9th:

  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch
  • Say No! More – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch
  • Trials of Fire – Windows PC

April 13th:

  • Poison Control – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
  • Demon Skin – Windows PC

April 14th:

  • Cannon Brawl – Nintendo Switch
  • Knight Squad 2 – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
SaGa Frontier Remastered
SaGa Frontier Remastered – April 15th

 

April 15th:

  • Quantum League – Windows PC
  • Ashwalkers: A Survival Journey – Windows PC
  • Shadow Man Remastered – Windows PC
  • SaGa Frontier Remastered – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
  • Altdeus: Beyond Chronos – PlayStation 4

April 20th:

  • Don’t Forget Me – Windows PC
  • MLB The Show 21 – PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
  • Maskmaker – Windows PC, PlayStation 4

April 22nd:

  • ScourgeBringer – PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
  • Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch
  • Smelter – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • MotoGP 21 – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
  • Touhou Hyouibana: Antinomy of Common Flowers – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
  • Atelier Mysterious Trilogy Deluxe Pack – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
  • World Splitter – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Orbital Bullet – Windows PC
Atelier Mysterious Trilogy Deluxe Pack
Atelier Mysterious Trilogy Deluxe Pack – April 22nd

 

April 23rd:

  • NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… – Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Judgment – PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Google Stadia
  • Moon Raider – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • The Skylia Prophecy – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

April 28th:

  • Secret Neighbor – PlayStation 4

April 29th:

  • Legend of Keepers – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch
  • Total War: Rome Remastered – Windows PC
  • Insurmountable – Windows PC
Total War: Rome Remastered
Total War: Rome Remastered – April 29th

 

April 30th:

  • R-Type Final 2 – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
  • New Pokémon Snap – Nintendo Switch
  • Terminator: Resistance – PlayStation 5
  • Returnal – PlayStation 5

April TBA:

  • El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron – Windows PC
  • Buildings Have Feelings Too! – Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Mundaun – Nintendo Switch
  • Warframe – Xbox Series X

Which of these games will you be buying? Anything you are excited for next month? Tell us in the comments below!

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