I guarantee you that this list is not an April fools joke. Actually it’s a pretty good month.
The Slormancer – April 6 – Steam
The Slormancer is a 2D Action-RPG Dungeon Crawling game following a band of outcasts on their fight against hordes of enemies led by The Slormancer! Play as a “Mighty” Knight, a “Fierce” Huntress or a “Mischievous” Mage, master hundreds of abilities and ancestral powers, gear up, fight for the reputation of your kind and prove your value to the realm.
Lost Words: Beyond the Page – April 6 – Steam, Switch, PS4, XB1
Lost Words is an atmospheric narrative adventure that takes place in the personal diary entries belonging to a young girl named Izzy that will unfold as you explore a fantasy land where words hold immense power. Featuring an immersive story crafted by renowned games writer Rhianna Pratchett, Lost Words: Beyond the Page will mesmerize players with its unique blend of gameplay mechanics and striking watercolor aesthetic. Driven by the player’s curiosity, the world of Estoria and the power it holds will serve as the engine that will propel Izzy through this deeply personal narrative, resulting in a truly memorable experience.
8doors: Arun’s Afterlife Adventure – April 8 – Steam
8Doors is a story-driven Metroidvania-style action platformer heavily influenced by Korean folktales. Play as ‘Arum’, a brave girl that has entered the realm of the afterlife in search of her father’s soul and guide her through the ‘8 Doors of Purgatory’ t
Cozy Grove – April 8 – Steam, Switch, PS4, XB1
Cozy Grove is a life-sim game about camping on a haunted, ever-changing island. As a Spirit Scout, you’ll wander the island’s forest each day, finding new hidden secrets and helping soothe the local ghosts. With a little time and a lot of crafting, you’ll bring color and joy back to Cozy Grove!
Say No! More – April 9 – Steam, Switch
SAY NO! MORE is the world’s first NPG (NO!-Playing Game). Play as an intern with a burning desire to say NO! to everything and everyone. Customize your character, say NO! in different styles and languages, clap back at mean colleagues and change the world!
Godstrike – April 15 – Steam, Switch
Godstrike is a twin-stick shooter where time is your health and currency. Face off against ruthless bosses in tense, 1v1 showdowns as Talaal, the last Herald.
Ashwalkers – April 15 – Steam
A survival journey through a harsh world without rules or judgement. Only your choices matters in the face of moral dilemmas. Manage your party, food & equipment in this non-linear narrative survival sim with 34 possible endings.
The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark – April 15 – Steam PS5, XBX, PS4, XB1, Switch
Join Detective McQueen, in this point and click adventure, as he puzzles his way through 6 chilling cases, risking life and pixelated limb to solve the macabre mysteries that plague the poor town.
Rain on Your Parade – April 15 – Steam, Switch, XB1
Rain on Your Parade is a slapstick comedy game where you play as a mischievous cloud determined to ruin everybody’s day. Play across a wide range of levels while unlocking new abilities and mechanics that get progressively more ridiculous.
Smelter – April 22 – Steam PS4, XB1, Switch
Smelter is a strategy, action-platformer combo inspired by classics from the 16-bit era. Lead Smelter and his faithful Zirm forces by expanding Smelter’s territory across the Rumbly Lands in top-down strategy levels, then dive into thrilling side-scrolling action stages after annexing key locations. Build, attack and advance your army — unlock, upgrade and unleash elemental action skills against vicious enemies, perilous environments and dangerous bosses. Release the power of Smelter!
We Are The Caretakers – April 22 – Steam
We Are The Caretakers is a sci-fi turn-based squad management RPG. Assemble arcane teams of protectors to defend your planet and the endangered wildlife you rely on. Unite the world against an extraterrestrial threat. Fight for our future.
Simona’s Requiem – April 27 – Steam
Simona’s Requiem is a retro styled platformer Inspired by old action adventure games but with a modern touch. Pick up the scythe as Simona and and slash your way to the Fisher King who has hidden behind the moon.
Clan O’Conall and the Crown of the Stag – April 28 – Steam
A 2D, art driven, puzzle-platformer inspired by Celtic mythology. The game contains rapid, on-the-fly character swapping, flashy attack combos and complex platforming challenges, packaged in gorgeous artwork inspired by mysterious Celtic folklore.
Garlic – April 29 – Steam
You are Garlic, an onion-headed boy and you want to climb the Sacred Tower to meet the Cyber Goddess to seduce her…
Gastova: The witches of Arkana – April 29 – Steam
Gastova is a lighthearted 2D platforming adventure game. Journey into Arkana and become the Guardian Witch!