New Games Released in Week 17 of April 2023: Star Wars Jedi, Omega Strikers, and More!
Attention all gamers! It’s time to gear up and prepare for the latest video game releases happening in week 17 of April 24, 2023. This week, we are looking forward to some exciting new games that are sure to catch your attention. Let’s take a look at the most popular video games released this week, including Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, The Last Case of Benedict Fox, Omega Strikers, Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord, and R-Type Final 3 Evolved.
Game Demos and Prologues Available: Try Before You Buy!
Before you break out your wallet, remember that many of these newly released games will offer demos or prologues for you to try before making a purchase. This way, you can gain more insight into the game and see if it’s a good fit for you.
Monday April 24, 2023: Archmage Rises and Others
On Monday, April 24, 2023, several new games were released, including Archmage Rises for Steam Early Access (PC), Beat Banger for Steam Early Access (PC, Linux), Forest Ranger Simulator for Steam Early Access (PC), Mistrogue: Mist and the Living Dungeons for Steam Early Access (PC, Mac), Shadows of Doubt for Steam Early Access (PC), and Smile For Me (Switch). The Square Enix AI Tech Preview: The Portopia Serial Murder Case (PC) was also released as a free software demo for Natural Language Processing (NLP), an AI technology applied to the classic adventure game “The Portopia Serial Murder Case.”
Tuesday April 25, 2023: Afterimage and More
On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, gamers were further spoiled with releases such as Afterimage (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Amanda the Adventurer (PC), DoraKone (Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Dragon Spirits (PC), Droid Trivia (Switch), Drop – System Breach (Switch), Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5), Magical Drop VI (Switch), R-Type Final 3 Evolved (PS5), SCP: Observer (PC), Smile For Me (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Stranded: Alien Dawn (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Strayed Lights (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), TramSim: Console Edition (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Trinity Trigger (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5), and War Mongrels (Xbox One, Xbox Series X).
Wednesday April 26, 2023: Aliens: Fireteam Elite and More
On Wednesday, April 26, 2023, gaming enthusiasts could enjoy new releases like Aliens: Fireteam Elite (Switch), Ampersat (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Aquarist (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Cassette Beasts (PC), Desta: The Memories Between – Dream Team Edition (PC, Switch), Evil Dead: The Game (PC), Honkai: Star Rail (PC, iOS, Android), Mangavania (Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Neko Rescue Tale (Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), and The Excrawlers (Switch).
Thursday April 27, 2023: 44 Minutes in Nightmare and More
Thursday, April 27, 2023, provided more new releases, including 44 Minutes in Nightmare (Switch), Ash of Gods: The Way (Switch), Bramble: The Mountain King (Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Contraptions 2 (Switch), Convenience Stories (Switch), Creepy Tale 2 (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Dungeon Drafters (PC), Live A Live (PC, PS4, PS5), Mail Time (PC), Mercenaries Lament: Requiem of the Silver Wolf (Switch), Mugen Souls (Switch), Ninja Smasher! (Switch), Omega Strikers (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, iOS, Android), Project Nightmares Case 36: Henrietta Kedward (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Protodroid Delta (PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One), Spooky Spirit Shooting Gallery (Switch), Super Trunko Go (Switch), The Creepy Syndrome (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), The Last Case of Benedict Fox (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Tin Can (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Velocity Noodle (Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), and Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana (Switch).
Friday April 28, 2023: Chernobyl: Origins and More
Finally, Friday, April 28, 2023, marked the release of Chernobyl: Origins (Switch), Dig Deep (Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Fran Bow (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Gematombe (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Magic Pen Tracing Book (Switch), Nuclear Blaze (Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X), R-Type Final 3 Evolved (PS5), Skinny and Franko: Fists of Violence (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X), Super Alloy Ranger (Switch), Sweet Bakery Tycoon (Xbox One, Xbox Series X), and Varney Lake (Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X).
Free Games in April 2023
As an added bonus, several free games were made available in April 2023. The Epic Games Store offered Beyond Blue, Never Alone, [from 27th] Breathedge, and Poker Club. Amazon Prime Gaming released City Legends: Trapped in Mirror – Collector’s Edition, Adios, I am Fish, Peaky Blinders: Mastermind, Book of Demons, Faraway: Arctic Escape, Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, Space Crew: Legendary Edition, Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator, Tunche, Onsen Master, BATS: Bloodsucker Anti-Terror Squad, One Hand Clapping, Aerial_Knight’s Never Yield, DKO: Divine Knockout, Metal Slug, The King of Fighters 2003, and The Last Blade 2. Xbox Games with Gold offered Lamentum, Out of Space – Couch Edition, and [from 16th] Peaky Blinders: Mastermind. PlayStation Plus Essential provided Meet Your Maker (PS4, PS5), Sackboy: A Big Adventure (PS4, PS5), and Tails of Iron (PS4, PS5), while PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium offered [March list] Tchia, Uncharted Legacy of Thieves Collection, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction, Ghostwire Tokyo, Life Is Strange: True Colors, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Life is Strange 2, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, Street Fighter V Champion Edition, Untitled Goose Game, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Rage 2, Neo: The World Ends with You, and Haven. PlayStation Plus Premium also provided PlayStation Classics [March list] Ridge Racer Type 4 (PS1), Ape Academy 2 (PSP), and Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (PSP). Finally, Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack offered [from 12th] Pokemon Stadium (N64), and [from 19th] Street Fighter II’: Special Champion Edition, Kid Chameleon, Flicky, and Pulseman (Sega Genesis).
What’s on Your Gaming List This Week?
That wraps up our list of new video game releases for week 17 of April 24, 2023. Now that you know what’s available, which games are on your list to play? Whether you enjoy FPS, puzzle games, RPGs, or any other type of game, there’s something for everyone in this week’s releases. Don’t forget to try out demos and prologues before you buy, so you can make an informed decision. Happy gaming!
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