Overall, the April line-up for video game releases were what we could safely describe as abysmal. Not all hope is lost though, as the final week of April 26 brings about an improved stable of games. Kinda.
Well, Wolverine's out to save the day, and I say that ought to count for something, right? And Velvet Assassin's painting the town violet, too. Ready to dive in?
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - The movie may have been leaked weeks in advance, but there's no chance of that happening to the game version, thank god. And so finally Wolverine will be hackin' and slashin' his way to your console of choice this coming weekend with X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
Do note that there are two versions of this game, one being the Uncaged Edition, for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, while the rest are... un-Uncaged. The main difference, methinks would be that the Uncaged ones are rated Teen, while the un-Uncaged are for Everyone 10 .
- PS3, Xbox 360, PSP, DS, Wii, PS2 - May 1, 2009
- Uncaged Edition: (PS3, Xbox 360) - US 59.99, PC - US 39.99
- Wii - US 49.99, PSP - US 39.99, DS - US 29.99
- ESRB Teen/ Everyone 10
Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce - There's definitely something new in this all-too familiar franchise. How about having up to four players join together to form a Strikeforce? After all, there's no I in TEAM.
- PSP - April 28, 2009
- ESRB Teen
- US 39.99
Elite Forces: Unit 77 - Famous personalities the world over in the fields of science, industry and entertainment have been mysteriously disappearing, only to reveal a sinister and horrific global terrorist threat. Unit 77 is the world's only hope to regain peace and security. Use your skills in strategy and prepare yourself for action as you commandeer your group of four in combating the terrorist group.
- DS - April 28, 2009
- ESRB Teen
- US 29.99
- Deep Silver
Fantasy Aquarium World - You like fishies? They're very relaxing, true. In Fantasy Aquarium World, you'll get five tanks of varying sizes to choose from, and then you get to customize them to make them all cozy for your new pets. Then you can choose from up to 30 aquatic creatures, which aren't normally pet-material: blue whales, dolphins, seals, killer whales. Hence the "Fantasy" in the title.
MLB Dugout Heroes - Featuring 3D cartoon-rendered graphic style, MLB Dugout Heroes takes you on a casual online baseball experience, with four different odes of play to choose from: tutorial, practice, single player and multiplayer. Manage your own Major League Baseball club by forming a team, strategically, of course.
- PC - April 27, 2009
- Rating Pending
Reel Deal Slots: Adventure - If you're into slot machine games, then this one's for you. It's got over 20 progressive slots, filled to the brim with bonus rounds and more.
Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier - The franchise continues with this sci-fi/fantasy RPG, as Haken Browning: gunslinger, professional bounty hunter, and amateur ladies' man, trek deep down into the mystery of why and how their worlds are facing great threats from the vast multiverse.
Velvet Assassin - Violette Summer is a World War II British secret agent. A hot World War II British Secret Agent. She's no dull blonde as she moves stealthily and infiltrates enemy forts all for the sake of completing her mission. And did you know: this is all based on a true story of Violet Szabo, a British secret agent, yes, in WWII.