There is not much in the way of great titles being released for the first half of April, however the second half will have some highly anticipated titles such as Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat. For now here are the releases for the first half of the month.
NBA Elite 11 on PS3 – NBA Elite 11 boasts unique real-time physics. Expect no surprises from this game, unless you’ve never heard of basketball.
Nuclear Dawn on PC – A multiplayer shooter that looks like a cross between Call of Duty and Counter Strike. Nuclear Dawn allows you to play as Commander, giving you the ability to direct players in RTS fashion.
Hoard on PC – You play as a dragon plundering villages, stealing princesses and battling knights.
Carnival Games: Monkey See, Monkey Do on Xbox – A collection of mini games in carnival fashion that utilizes the Kinect hardware.
Shadow Harvest: Phantom Ops on PC – From the developers of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat. Use stealth, demolitions, and unarmed combat to explore and survive a huge world, and shoot dudes in the face. Shadow Harvest is likely to be the best game for the first half of April.
StarDrone on PS3 – A cross between Sonic the Hedgehog and pinball.
The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile on Xbox – A bloody and intense beat ’em-up, for fans of the genre it’s a good bet.
Anomaly: Warzone Earth on PC – A strategy/action fighter where you battle against hoards of aliens who’ve landed in Baghdad.
Elements of War on PC – A military RTS where war has broken out between the US, Europe, and Russia.
Heavy Fire: Afghanistan on PS3, Wii, and Xbox – An extremely generic looking on-rails shooter.
MotorStorm: Apocalypse on PS3 – A freeform racing game featuring a wide variety of vehicles and environments. An interesting game for fans of chaotic racing.
Rio on PS3, Wii, and Xbox – You play a bird and compete in mini games. Only remotely worth buying if your kids are huge fans of the movie.
World of Tanks on PC – A free MMO featuring tanks, a lot of tanks. It’s free so there’s no reason not to try it.
Armada 2526: Supernova on PC – An expansion for Armada 2526, featuring intense, gigantic space battles where you can take advantage of varying technologies to win the fight.
Source for dates: vgreleases.com