This Week in Games: Apr 29 – May 4


More Final Fantasy on Xbox and the Switch, fight Zombies in early access on Steam and some side-scrolling pixel shooters are what you have to look forward to in gaming this week. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

This week another Final Fantasy title gets the HD treatment and jumps from it’s previously Sony Exclusive status with Final Fantasy XII: Zodiac Age out for the Switch on Tuesday and Xbox One on Wednesday this week. We have seen a lot of classic FF titles make the leap this year but we aren’t complaining about more titles like this making their way to the Switch.

On Friday over on Steam is the Quiet Sleep coming into Early Access. You play as a lonely guard of your medical base who has to defend it against Zombie hordes each passing day but you don’t have to do it alone with network coop also included with the solo mode. We think this top-down shooter looks like a lot of fun but love the way the nighttime gameplay looks with the flashlight. Check it out later this week.

And finally, on Saturday get your 1942/Galaga fix with the space shooter – Black Paradox. This retro title out on Xbox One ticks all the right boxes for our arcade shooter needs as you upgrade your ships firepower while defending against waves of enemies. Because sometimes you just want some mindless shooter fun.

Honourable Mention: Our honourable mention this week goes to the Xbox One isometric run and gunner, Crashbots. A slightly new look for a side-scrolling shooter as you make your way in an angled view as you avoid obstacles and mow down scores of bots with your blasters. Check it out on Thursday via the Xbox store.

If you bought any of these on the release day, tell us how it went! Also, as always did we miss anything? Something you are looking forward to more than anything else? Tell us in the comments

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Idle Cooking Emperor (Steam)
Fazbear Nightmare (Steam)
Survive in a little bit (Steam)
It Runs Red (Steam)
Criss Cross (Steam)
The Garden Pub (Steam)
Get Out (Steam)
Bulls town (Steam)
RIP (Steam)

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (Switch)
Fighter Royale – Last Ace Flying (Steam)
Elleros Origins: Wytchsun (Steam)
Four Seals (Steam)
Body Discovery (Steam)
Tankex (Steam)
Strike Solitaire (Steam)
Physics Drop (Steam)
Yiki Action RPG (Steam)
ROAD HOMEWARD 2: river trip (Steam)
How To Be A Real Dude (Steam)
Metro Simulator 2019 (Steam)
With Loneliness (Steam VR)
BAX (Steam)
Dezzan (Steam)
Flan (Steam)
Thunder Paw (Steam)
Rival Nation Wars (Steam)
灵幻先生 : 致敬一代僵尸道长! (Steam)
Infinity (Steam VR)
ChronoBreach (Steam)
ZYKRUN (Steam)
Tiki Trials (Steam)
病毒恶化 VirusCrisis (Steam)
Primal Forge (Steam)
The Copper Canyon Shoot Out (Steam VR)
Ancient lands: the Tsar awakening (Steam)
EILF (Steam)
Last Epoch (Steam)
Bat Hotel (Steam)
Summon of Asmodeus (Steam)
人间 The Lost We Lost (Steam)
Tales From Galaxy 34 (Steam)
Strategic Mind: The Pacific (Steam)
Tales of the Neon Sea (Steam)

Fade to Silence (XB1)
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (XB1)
Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark (XB1)
Block Run (Steam)
Trainspotting Simulator (Steam)
TAG WAR (Steam VR)
Herald of the Depths (Steam)
Petoons Party (Steam)
Nameless Worlds (Steam)
The Highscore (Steam)
Drift86 (Steam)
Aliens Attack VR (Steam VR)
KurtzPel (Steam)
Eugenics (Steam)
To the Stars and Beyond! (Steam)
Story of the Green Dragon (Steam)
Sky Shepherd (Steam)
Viking Sisters (Steam)
Heroes of the Earth: inVasion (Steam)
Welcome to nightmare (Steam)
麻神消消乐 (Steam)
Sicier’s Zweck (Steam)
Prince Maker美少年梦工厂3:重生 (Steam)
Signed and Sealed With a Kiss (Steam)
Bitlogic – A Cyberpunk Arcade Adventure (Steam)
Open Wheel Manager (Steam)
A five-day tour in the morgue (Steam VR)
Block bat invasion (Steam)
大老爷 (Steam)
The Brink 尘与土 (Steam)
My University Story/我的大学物语 (Steam)
豆腐脑模拟器 Tofu Pudding Simulator (Steam)
Pool 2D – Poolians (Steam)
狼人杀单机版 (Steam)
Cooking Trip (Steam)
Wizardas (Steam)
in my Dream (Steam)
Dis The Game (Steam)
礎の楯 -AEGIS- (Steam)
Wampee Helicopters (Steam)
Placebo Effect (Steam)
Mars Flight VR (Steam)
MIDNIGHT Remastered (Steam)
Grunt1914 (Steam)
CommunityUs (Steam)
Giant Slayers (Steam)
Phucker in the Gulag (Steam)
XONG VR (Steam)
Jump Off The Bridge (Steam)
Animal Friends Adventure (Steam)
Precipice (Steam)
Muscle Car Robot (Steam)
Sloth: Heart to Heart (Steam)
It comes from hell (Steam)

Bird Game (XB1)
Crashbots (XB1)
Epitasis (Steam)
Emoji TD (Steam)
2D Paintball (Steam)
Dank Prank: Dopeville (Steam)
Claude Monet – The Water Lily obsession (Steam)
Die Bloody Nazi Die! (Steam)
Rogue Slash (Steam)
Fat Dude Simulator (Steam)
B-RABBIT (Steam)
Call of Otechestvo Donbass (Steam)
Drone Spektra (Steam)
Deep Race: Space (Steam)
Strangers of the Power 3 (Steam)
Beraltors (Steam)
Computer Mechanic Simulator 2019 (Steam)
Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders | 狄仁杰之锦蔷薇 (Steam)
Existence = !Existence; (Steam)
Happy Words (Steam)
Fortress of Hell (Steam)
忆恋-Reverse Momories- (Steam)
Micro Mages (Steam)
TUBWT (Steam)
bit Dungeon III (Steam)
The Adventures of Golly (Steam)
Beautify Day (Steam)
时间旅者(TimeWalker) (Steam)
Fantasy Girl (Steam)
Girls’ civilization (Steam)
The Burned Ground (Steam)
Homo Flimsy (Steam)
Epic Food Fight VR (Steam VR)
Late City Riders (Steam)
AVA: Dog Tag (Steam)
Galaxy in Peril (Steam)
Pandemic Express – Zombie Escape (Steam)
Guard Duty (Steam)

Mortal Kombat 11 (Switch)
Dragon Marked for Death (Switch)
Giga WreckerAlt. (XB1)
Warning Universe (Steam)
Blades of Worlds (Steam)
Super Lumberjack (Steam)
Plunger Knight – Washers of Truth (Steam)
Metro Trip Simulator (Steam)
Azure Wing: Rising Gale (Steam)
Taboos: Cracks (Steam)
LOGistICAL 2: Vampires (Steam)
BIOSZARD Corporation (Steam)
Combate Monero (Steam)
Jump King (Steam)
BL00 (Steam)

Black Paradox (XB1)
Purple Chicken Spaceman (XB1)
SNK 40th Anniversary Collection (XB1)
Positron (Steam)
VR Party Pack (Steam VR)
Hitchhiker (Steam)
Chili The Chipmunk Pinball Adventure (Steam)
Sqvishy (Steam)
Neon Beats (Steam)
The Chronicles of King Arthur: Episode 2 – Knights of the Round Table (Steam)
Bloody Mary (Steam)
Monster Crush – C4 Demolition Edition (Steam)
In the Village of Grandfather: Summer,Sun,Heat. (Steam)
Run For Cover (Steam)
Quiet Sleep (Steam)
Necrolepsy (Steam)
Slime Adventure 2 (Steam)
Favor Chess (Steam)
Space Warfare (Steam)
Trials of Fire (Steam)
约拍女神 Private Model (Steam)
疯狂西部/INSANE WEST (Steam)
Nerved (Steam)
Pathos (Steam)