The best new PC games to buy in April 2017

By: Madeleine Dean
5 minute read

April is a pretty generous month in terms of new games. If you’re looking for a new one but can’t decide on which one to grab, we’ll give you a helping hand. In this article, we’re going to list the best games to be released this month.

New PC games coming in April

Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition — April 7th

This games challenges players to take on the role of Grayson Hunt, a man torn between two hard choices: survival or revenge. Grayson is an exiled member of the elite assassin group Dead Echo and find himself stranded together with his crew. He must make a tough choice: confront the commander behind his betrayal or get his team off the planet alive.

Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition allows players to execute masterful kills and use a unique combat system that rewards them for performing the most creative and deadly kills imaginable. You can engage in single-player campaigns, one of 30 competitive score-challenge levels, or 12 co-operative multiplayer maps.

You can buy Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition for $39.09 from Steam.

Yooka-Laylee — April 11th

Yooka-Laylee is an all-new open-world platformer that allows players to explore huge, beautiful worlds. In this epic adventure, the game’s heroes will tackle a huge variety of puzzles and challenges in their search for Pagies, golden bounties that unlocks new worlds.

Players have a high degree of liberty and control in this game. They can purchase and unlock moves, expand their favourite worlds into even larger, more complex playgrounds, and customise their playstyle. Yooka-Laylee offers a unique experience for each and every gamer.

You can buy Yooka-Laylee for $39.99 from Steam.

Impact Winter – April 12th

Do you have what it takes to survive in a cold, winter environment for 30 days until help arrives? Impact Winter challenges players to take on the role of Jacob Solomon, the leader of a makeshift team trying to survive after a devastating asteroid collision.

Your main task is to lead your team to survival, coordinate the survivors, and keep up their morale. Provide for your team and unite their skills in a freezing struggle for life.

You can buy Impact Winter for $19.99 from Steam.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series — April 18th

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series delivers a brand new story starring Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot in which they discover a very powerful artifact. Each of them wants to get their hands on it — but so does a ruthless enemy who is the last of her kind. Think twice before your act and react, because your decisions and actions will influence the story you experience.

You can buy Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series for $20.69 from Steam.

Syberia 3 — April 20th

Syberia 3 takes players to an enchanting and mysterious universe. After abandoning the island, Kate is found dying on the edge of a river by the nomadic Youkole tribe. They remain stuck in Valsembor village and must find a way to continue their journey. Staying in one place for too long is dangerous both for the tribe and for Kate. Ruthless enemies are coming after the Youkole tribe while Kate’s past catches up with her.

You can buy Syberia 3 for $39.99 from Steam.

Dragon Quest Heroes 2 — April 25th

Dragon Quest Heroes 2 is a hack-and-slash RPG that bestows a very important mission upon players: restore order to a once peaceful world invaded by monsters. Gamers can join forces in teams of up to 4 players and cooperate to defeat a vicious threat.

The game offers a bevy of playable characters, each with unique moves and abilities. You’ll recognize a series of familiar faces from the Dragon Quest  series and four brand new heroes.

You can buy Dragon Quest Heroes II for $59.99 from Steam.

Outlast 2 — April 25th

If you’ve already played Outlast, we’re sure you’ll hit the buy button for Outlast 2 as well. Outlast 2 is set in the same universe as the first game, but features different characters and a different setting.

The game is a twisted new journey into the depths of the human mind where nothing is ever black or white. At the end, only time will tell who was right and who was wrong, good and evil. Outlast 2’s developers promise you that this game will test your faith, pushing you to a place where going mad is the only sane thing to do.

You can buy Outlast 2 from Steam. No information is available yet about its price.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 — April 25th

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 challenges players to go behind enemy lines and accomplish difficult missions across an unforgiving open world. You can choose to play as one of the following four characters:

  • Play as a Sniper and engage your targets from the long range.
  • Play as a Ghost and eliminate your enemies silently using a broad variety of impressive takedowns.
  • Play as a Warrior if you prefer to fully dive in the middle of action. You can choose your favorite weapon from a wide array of assault rifles, shotguns, machine guns and even explosives.
  • Play as all three: You are an American sniper dropped behind enemy lines in Georgia, where warlords have taken over part of the area. Your mission is to prevent the entire country from collapsing into chaos.

You can buy Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 for $49.99 from Steam.

What Remains of Edith Finch — April 25th

What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of strange tales about a mysterious family. Players take on the role of Edith, a woman who explores her family history and tries to figure out why she’s the last one left alive. Each story you uncover offers you more information about the life of various family members and ends with that family member’s death.

You can buy What Remains of Edith Finch from Steam. No information is available yet about the game’s price.

Pinstripe — April 25th

Pinstripe is the result of a one-man team’s work over the course of five years and is an emotionally charged adventure through Hell. You’ll play as Teddy, a man who ventures through the frozen afterlife in search of his three-year-old daughter and her perverse kidnapper. As you progress though the game, you’ll discover dark secrets of Teddy’s past and confront his demonic nemesis, Mr. Pinstripe.

You can buy Pinstripe from Steam. No information is available yet about the game’s price.

Expeditions: Viking — April 27th

This game sends you back in history to 790 AD and puts you in the role of a chieftain of a small band of Norse warriors who land on the shores of England. If you want to carve your name into the runestones of history, you’ll need great strength and wealth to grow your village’s prosperity. From there, you can lead your tribe to victory!

You can buy Expeditions: Viking from Steam. No information is available yet about the game’s price.

These are the most interesting games coming in April. Have you decided which one to buy?


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