Gemma Young

I'm a part-time gamer and a full-time writer of science-y things. On the few odd occasions that I'm able to wrestle the Xbox controller away from the avid gamers in my family, I enjoy spending time playing puzzle and adventure games.

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10 of the best new Xbox and Game Pass releases for April 2024

What are the 10 finest games set to release on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and through Game Pass in April 2024?

Harold Halibut – the stop-motion underwater Game Pass adventure you will want to play

It’s safe to say that Harold Halibut caught our attention and imagination with its unique style, setting and story.

Relax and just build with Match Village

Start a tranquil journey of creativity and strategy with Match Village, a minimalist puzzle and strategy game that invites players to build vibrant villages on colourful islands. 

Racing Revival: Top Racer Collection Drives onto Xbox and more

The adrenaline-packed thrill of 16-bit racing from the 90s is making a return in Top Racer Collection. 

Bounce your way through Japan with Shukuchi Ninja

Journey through Japan in 1517, a time of feud where ninja mercenaries wage war with deception, sabotage and assassination in Shukuchi Ninja. 

Shooting N’ Looting with Guns N’ Runs

Guns N’ Runs is an exciting 2D platformer, action and shooter game. Designed for single players, it features over 200 challenges and 23 bosses with colourful pixel art and an original and immersive soundtrack. And it’s available today on Xbox!

Pack a Punch with Blade Assault

Previously having released only on PC, Blade Assault, the action-packed 2D side-scrolling cyberpunk rogue-like from Team Suneat, is launching on Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch today.

Exploring the Retro World of LUNARK

Releasing onto Xbox One and X|S, PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, LUNARK is a colourful 2D pixel-art platformer inspired by classic platformers such as Prince of Persia and 80’s sci-fi and action movies like Blade Runner, Indiana Jones and Total Recall.

Embark on an unholy adventure with Saga of Sins

Are you ready for an unholy adventure? That’s what will be taking place in Saga of Sins.

Fear the deep in DREDGE

Hop on your trawler and explore a collection of remote islands, searching for a variety of fish and valuable deep-sea curios in DREDGE. 

Go Loopy with Overloop

If you have a slightly warped sense of humour and don’t mind having to make dubious ethical choices, then you'll be delighted to hear Overloop is available right now. 

Enter the weird and witchy world of Witchcrafty

Releasing onto Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Windows PC, Witchcrafty is a captivating Metroidvania platformer that transports you to a mystical world. 

Explore the paper world of Papetura

Already on Nintendo Switch, where the game has received acclaim for its immersive world, captivating story, mesmerising soundtrack and unique presentation, Papetura is now released on Xbox and PlayStation.

Go on a ghost hunt with Project Zero / FATAL FRAME: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse

Project Zero / FATAL FRAME: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse is a Japanese horror adventure released now onto Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Windows PC via Steam. 

Roam the strange world of Zenozoik with Clash: Artifacts of Chaos

Releasing today on Xbox One and Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC via Steam, Clash: Artifacts of Chaos is an action-adventure game developed by the Chilean studio ACE Team and published by NACON. 

Unleash the beast within – Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is on PC, Console and Game Pass

Releasing on multiple platforms (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Steam, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4) including going straight onto Xbox Game Pass now, Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is an action RPG developed by Team NINJA. 

Brew up some relaxing fun with The Smile Alchemist

Travel to the weird and wonderful town of Polta Kolta with KEMCO’s newest release, The Smile Alchemist.

Join Horace on a journey of self-discovery on Xbox and PlayStation

Horace releases on Xbox and PlayStation to deliver a classic platformer that pushes the boundaries of the genre.

Are you in Sneak Energy’s Team Pink or Team Green?

Sneak Energy have released two brand new limited edition flavours of their sugar-free energy drink. In the pink corner we have Rainbow Burst and in the green corner, Melon Blast.

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Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game Review

If you are a fan of the asymmetric horror games that are already out there, Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game is an easy sell.

Gain advance access to Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game

You should probably beware the Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game. But if you are tempted in by the setup and premise, there's some good news - advance access starts!

Planet Zoo: Console Edition expands with 2 new DLC packs

No matter whether you play Planet Zoo: Console Edition on Xbox Series X|S or PlayStation 5, now you get treated to a couple of little gems, in the form of the Aquatic pack and the Twilight pack

Looking Back to 2012 and the super sexy combos of Devil May Cry HD Collection

For those of you who have been living under a rock or deep in the jungle for the last ten years, the Devil May Cry games feature a protagonist called Dante. And this is Dante when he was just effortlessly cool...

MultiVersus is back and playable for free!

Remember MultiVersus? Remember battling between Bugs and Batman? It's time to fight once more - MultiVersus is back!

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Horizon Chase 2 Review

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Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game Review

If you are a fan of the asymmetric horror games that are already out there, Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game is an easy sell.

Capes Review

Capes is a pretty accomplished tactics game, and while the story keeps you playing, all as you look to see what is going to happen, the hook to drag you back afterwards is a bit weaker.

Goons: Legends & Mayhem Review 

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Remnant II: The Forgotten Kingdom Review

The Forgotten Kingdom is yet another stellar piece of DLC for Remnant II.