Top 5 games releasing in April 2024: Tales of Kenzera: Zau, Stellar Blade, Manor Lords, and more

The month of April has some major games in store for us gamers and it’s especially great if you have a PlayStation 5 as many games are headed for that console. For starters, previously Xbox-exclusive titles such as Grounded and Sea of Thieves are headed to the Sony console. Aside from that, there is also Stellar Blade that will be exclusive to the console. So what are the top 5 game launches players need to look out for, Let’s take a look!

Tales of Kenzera: Zau

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC

Launch date: April 23

Tales of Kenzeara is a Metroidvania game that is heavily inspired by stories of the Bantu people of Africa. As a Metroidvania game, the main player, Zau, will gain more abilities that players get through the game, which in turn get to unlock new areas of the map. Aside from colourful graphics, the game also promises an awesome soundtrack and a deep philosophical journey about humanity and healing.

Sand Land

Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC

Launch date: April 26

Sand Land is based on the Japanese manga of the same name and was written by Akira Toriyama, the creator of the Dragon Ball series. In fact, this was one of the last projects that Toriyama worked on before his death last month. This gives the game a bit more gravitas. The game will be an open-world action RPG with a mix of on-foot and vehicular combat.

Stellar Blade

Platforms: PS5

Launch date: April 26

Stellar Blade is a third-person action-adventure title that tasks the player with taking back Earth from Aliens. Players take the role of Eve, who meets up with other survivors in humanity’s last remaining city on Earth, Xion. The gameplay seems very reminiscent of other tiles such as Nier: Automata so we could be in for a treat. As a PS5 exclusive title, expect the game to make full use of the DualSense controller for a more immersive experience.

TopSpin 2K25

Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox Series

Launch date: April 26

The fantastic TopSpin series is back after a hiatus of over a decade and an entire console generation. The series is considered to be the definitive video game adaptation of tennis and features all the stars like Roger Federer, Serena Williams, and Andre Agassi. Players will also get to train with inputs from John McEnroe. Aside from this, players can also create a custom avatar and try and win the Grand Slam.

Manor Lords

Platforms: Xbox Series X/S, PC

Launch date: April 26

Manor Lords is an upcoming medieval strategy game that offers in-depth city building with the inclusion of economic and social simulations. Players can also partake in large-scale battles, while also maintaining fatigue and figuring out strategies. Meanwhile, players will also have to maintain their towns and protect them from the ravages of time and disease. Fans of titles such as Total War and Age of Empires should keep an eye on this one.