New games out in April 2019: Mortal Kombat 11, Days Gone and ALL the best releases

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So many games, so little time, so much money!

So far this year we’ve been treated to gems like Resident Evil 2 Remake, Devil May Cry 5 and Sekiro Shadows Die Twice.

That’s on top of surprise free-to-play hit Apex Legends, not to mention The Division 2, Kingdom Hearts 3, Far Cry: New Dawn and Metro Exodus.

If you want to know what new games are out in April 2019, Express Online has picked out the best new releases worth saving up for…

Phoenix Wright ace Attorney Trilogy – April 9

“The classic courtroom adventure series that has sold over 6.7 million copies worldwide is finally here. Become Phoenix Wright and experience the thrill of battle as you fight to save your innocent clients in a court of law.

“Play all 14 episodes, spanning the first three games, in one gorgeous collection. Solve the intriguing mysteries behind each case and witness the final truth for yourself!”

Available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC

Shovel Knight Showdown – April 9

“Duel with up to 4 players and scramble after gems as your favorite heroic or villainous knight in Shovel Knight Showdown. All the classic Shovel Knight characters you know and love are playable, many for the first time ever!

“Gather your pals for endless multiplayer clashes, or take control of your favorite character and dig into Story Mode. Familiar controls, items, and mechanics return, making this a platform fighting game that anyone can jump into and try.”

Available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Wii U, PC

Nintendo Labo VR Kit – April 12

Introducing the most immersive, robust Nintendo Labo kit to date-this one combines DIY fun, pass-and-play multiplayer and family-friendly play for a distinct first VR experience kids and families can build themselves.

“Just add your Nintendo Switch console and its Joy-Con controllers to feel your creations come to life as you and your family blast through an alien invasion, dive into an oceanic photo safari and more. There’s plenty for you and your family to make, play, and discover together.”

Available on Nintendo Switch

Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster – April 16

“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.”

Available on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One

Konami Arcade Classics – April 18

“On April 18, fans will experience Konami’s classic arcade cabinet titles with the Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection containing eight ported titles along with an in-game Bonus Book showing concept sketches from the development of these titles.

“The following games are included in this collection: Haunted Castle, Typhoon, Nemesis, Vulcan Venture, Life Force, Thunder Cross, Scramble and TwinBee.”

Available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC

Cuphead – April 18

“Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era: traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings.

“Play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) as you traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets while you try to pay your debt back to the devil!”

Available on Nintendo Switch

Mortal Kombat 11 – April 23

“MK is back and better than ever in the next evolution of the iconic franchise. The all new Custom Character Variations give you unprecedented control of your fighters to make them your own. The new graphics engine showcases every skull-shattering, eye-popping moment, bringing you so close to the fight you can feel it.

“Featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic Fighters, Mortal Kombat’s best-in-class cinematic story mode continues the epic saga over 25 years in the making.”

Available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC

Days Gone – April 26

“Ride into a desperate dog-eat-dog world ravaged by a deadly pandemic as drifter and bounty hunter, Deacon St. John. Risk the threats of the broken road on the back of your trusty drifter bike as you face swarms of mindless feral Freakers – and equally terrifying humans.

“Unpredictable weather and different times of day and night can cause incredible danger and shocking surprises… and everything wants you dead.”

Available on PS4

Super Meat Boy Forever – April 26

“Dr. Fetus is being a jerk again (as he does), but this time he’s kidnapped Meat Boy and Bandage Girl’s adorable little baby girl, named Nugget! Meat Boy and Bandage Girl will be put through the grinder (THAT ISN’T A MEAT JOKE SHUT UP) as they jump, slide, punch and kick through 6 chapters containing randomly constructed levels that increase in difficulty each time you rank them up.

“Beat a level, it ranks, next time you play it you get a harder version of that level until you eventually master it! There are bosses, secrets, dying, awesome music, beautiful art, and dying! Also if that isn’t enough, there is a Dark World with extremely hard levels for those of you that like that sort of thing.”

Available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, iOS, Android

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age – April 30

“This HD remaster is based on the smash hit 12th instalment of the Final Fantasy series, which has shipped over 6,100,000 units worldwide, featuring a new, re-worked game design!

“Not only have the graphics and sound been updated to take advantage of the power of new hardware, but the core game design has also been tweaked to produce an evolution of the original FFXII fitting for the current generation.”

Available on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One

Daily Express :: Entertainment Feed

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