This Week in Games: Apr 6 – 11


This week game night returns with a free game from the Epic Store, tabletop gaming for one, Final Fantasy remakes and more from the makers of Myst. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

Starting your week for the tabletop gamers, looking for a solo campaign while you are without your party? Check out Galaxy of Pen & Paper that puts you within a tabletop campaign set in the stars. The sequel to Knights of Pen & Paper gives you turn based combat and more as you too sit in the most comfy chair you can upgrade to within the game too. It’s out for Switch on Wednesday and then on Xbox One Thursday.

Friday brings the big title this week with Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII Remake for the PlayStation 4. Following the roots of the standalone game the remake follows the escape from Midgar but then goes deeper into those events than the original making it more than just a remake.

Then on Saturday the studio that brought you Myst introduces you to their latest Sci-Fi based adventure – Obduction. Taken from earth without your permission you find yourself on Strange Worlds on the other side of the Galaxy to explore and solve. Originally a 2016 release for Steam you can get the console edition for Xbox One this week.

Honourable Mention: And our honourable mention this week goes out to another not new but free title for you while you stay safe. Are you missing game night with friends? No need to risk it with Drawful 2 now free on the Epic Games store this week. Drawful is like Pictionary (remember Pictionary?) but for online because game night does not stop for the end of the world. Better yet, while it’s free on PC Drawful is on just about every platform you can think of (even Apple TV) so everyone can play.

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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The Last Turret (Steam)

AFL Evolution 2 (PS4/XB1)
Grimvalor (Switch)
Disaster Report 4 (Switch)
Skin and Bones (Steam)
Ufflegrim (Steam)
Lonecastle (Steam)
Box Nation [ ] (Steam)
Choco Pixel 4 (Steam)
ReThink | Evolved 4 (Steam)
Peekaboo Collection – 3 Tales of Horror (Steam)
Istoria (Steam)
Sophie’s Cubes (Steam)
Pattern (Steam)
Infinite Dronin (Steam)
Agents: Biohunters (Steam)
Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories (Steam)

Construction Simulator 3: Console Edition (XB1)
Galaxy of Pen and Paper (Switch)
Pen & Paper Bundle (Switch)
Convoy (Switch)
Ubongo (Switch)
Towertale (Switch)
Sakura Girls (Steam)
OctaFight (Steam)
SBX 5K (Steam)
Badlands (Steam)
Retro Vaders: Reloaded (Steam)
Silent Sector (Steam)
Nations At War Digital (Steam)
Blind Blade II (Steam)
Em-A-Zurvival (Steam)
Shadow Puppets & Beijing opera (Steam)
Dark Disharmony (Steam)
Virtual Battlegrounds (Steam VR)
Dreamscaper: Prologue (Steam)

Null Drifter (XB1)
Rush Rover (XB1)
Glaive: Brick Breaker (XB1)
Convoy: A Tactical Roguelike (XB1)
Galaxy of Pen and Paper +1 Edition (XB1)
Fight Animals (Switch)
Gunbrick (Switch)
Monster Viator (Switch)
Tune the Tone (Steam)
Squatch (Steam)
Delirium (Steam)
Virtual Viking (Steam VR)
Bear Party: Adventure (Steam)
Path Of Aurora (Steam)
Easy puzzle: Bridges (Steam)
Humanity (Steam)
Endless Savagery (Steam)
Box:Boxing (Steam VR)
Once Upon an Electric Dream (Steam)
Godking: Master of Rituals (Steam)
Gado Fight (Steam)
Wanko of Marriage ~Welcome to The Dog’s Tail!~ (Steam)
Ironlights (Steam VR)
Blind Spot (Steam)
Virus Popper (Steam VR)
Zom Zom (Steam)
Go Kart Run! (Steam)
Race Maniacs (Steam)
holedown (Steam)
Plebby Quest: The Crusades (Steam)
Wanderlust: Transsiberian (Steam)
Bombergeddon (Steam)

Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4)
Beholder 2 (XB1)
Depixtion (Switch)
Rush Rover (Switch)
RMX Real Motocross (Switch)
Tharsis (Switch)
Warp Factor (Steam)
The Procession to Calvary (Steam)
Ancient Enemy (Steam)
Bastard Little Zombie (Steam)
Hinterhalt 3 (Steam)
My Cute Fuhrer (Steam)
Easy puzzle: Streets (Steam)
Mask of Mists (Steam)
Blackstone Academy for the Magical Arts (Steam)
Farmtale (Steam)
Radio General (Steam)
Hooplord (Steam VR)
Wolf & Pigs (Steam VR)
NuclearRifle (Steam)
王国幻境 fantastic kingdom (Steam)
Mini Railway (Steam)
Heal (Steam)

BQM – Block Quest Maker (XB1)
Braveland Trilogy (XB1)
Retro Tanks (XB1)
Obduction (XB1)
Doctor Klyvinski (Steam)
Alder’s Blood (Steam)
Unchained (Steam)
Sigma Draconis (Steam)
Group Project Simulator (Steam)
Shadow Gangs (Steam)
Questinarium (Steam)
Xenovaders (Steam)
BH Trials (Steam)
东方华彩乱战2 (Steam)
Echoes of Nocturnal Chords 夜弦之音 (Steam)
Jetpack Guy (Steam)
Tower of God (Steam)
Glare fall (Steam)
Lusitania (Steam)
VR Mini Bowling 2 (Steam VR)
Madness Fantasy (Steam)