New Video Game Releases – April Schedule

New Video Game Releases – April Schedule

Welcome to The Reticule’s definitive roundup of gaming releases throughout April 2013. All release dates stated are for the EU, across all currently available platforms. Keep this page bookmarked for easy access, as we will link all previews and reviews when we post them on the site.

Still catching up with this months games? March’s release schedule can be found here.

PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Painkiller: Hell & Damnation
PS3, Xbox 360

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
PS3, Xbox 360

Tai Chi Elements

Age of Empires II HD

Age of Empires II 2 HD Steam Screenshot Release Date 9th April 5th

In Age of Empires II: HD Edition, fans of the original game and new players alike will fall in love with the classic Age of Empires II experience. Explore all the original single player campaigns from both Age of Kings and The Conquerors expansion, choose from 18 civilizations spanning over a thousand years of history, and head online to challenge other Steam players in your quest for world domination throughout the ages.

ShootMania Storm

Dr Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training: Can You Stay Focused?

Secret Agent Files

Injustice: Gods Among Us
PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360

Fire Emblem: Awakening


Don’t Starve (First Impressions, Review)

LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins

Monaco (Review)

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
PS3, Xbox 360

Dragon's Dogma - Dark Arisen DLC Expansion Release Date April 26th Screenshot

Just off the Gransys mainland is the cursed Bitterblack Isle and it is here that gamers will discover an underground realm, complete with new terrifying foes to face and incredible treasure to find as they embark on an all new quest. Owners of the original Dragon’s Dogma will be able to export their existing characters and all other saved data, to continue their journey as the Arisen and face this new threat that has emerged from the cavernous depths. Players will be able to take their characters to new heights, with brand new high-level skills and augments as well as all new weapons and armour sets. For those that missed Dragon’s Dogma the first time around, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen provides the opportunity to start their journey from the very beginning before tackling the all new content.

Star Trek
PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Star Trek Screenshot Release Date 26th April Kirk Spok

Star Trek is expected to be a single-player action game with cooperative gameplay elements allowing two people to control Kirk and Spock. The two characters are intended to show different gameplay techniques, with Kirk being the more typical shooter while Spock has stealth techniques and can use both the Vulcan nerve pinch and mind meld. Each are armed with weapons to reflect their gameplay style, with Kirk armed with a phaser equipped with a stun setting, while Spock’s weapon is quieter and freezes enemies instead.

Dead Island Riptide
PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Dead Island Riptide Screenshot Release Date 26th April

They thought they had escaped the terrors of Banoi and survived the apocalypse on a corrupted paradise. Then their fate took a turn for the worse… The Dead Island heroes escaped in a helicopter to the safety of a military ship, but when a furious storm hits and the virus suddenly spreads throughout the crew, the nightmare starts all over again, leaving hope drowning in the rising tides.

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut

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