This Week in Games: Apr 4 – 9


Trust in the force, go for the headshot and the Amiga 500 has returned to fill your week in gaming. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

And Tuesday is the big title for the week, so much so you might ask yourself do you need any other games? LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is coming out for Xbox, PlayStation(s), Steam and the Nintendo Switch. Star Wars LEGO games have been a staple for forever with countless ‘complete’ editions dropping every time we think Star Wars has had it’s final chapter, but this new edition brings a completely new gameplay style which might mean hitting 100% on a LEGO game just became more challenging.

Also this week but coming for Switch owners is something to make you nostalgic for arcades with House of the Dead ‘The remake’ coming out for the Nintendo Switch on Thursday. One of the most well known light gun arcades sitting shoulder to shoulder with Time Crisis this updates the game and includes some new gameplay too (though we would love it more if it had a light gun)

Honourable Mention: And our honourable mention this week goes to the the mini-console you did not expect – The Amiga 500. Available this Friday the ‘console’ comes with 25 games from Another World to Battle Chess to Alien Breed and even has a ‘CRT’ mode but what caps off the experience is that it is also coming out with some optional accessories including a OG non-ergonomic Amiga mouse.

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

Full List

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Dashing Dodgems (Switch)
Space Beastz (Steam)
Merge Hero (Steam)
『絵話 -kaiwa-』 (Steam)
The Synergist (Steam)
Ed-0: Zombie Uprising (Steam)
Past Synergy (Steam)
MindSweeper (Steam)
Knightblade (Steam)
Kuroi Tsubasa (Steam)
Hare Apparent (Steam)
Penelope’s Odyssey (Steam)
Terror Shooter Apocalypse (Steam)
Transcendence Legacy – Voidswept (Steam)
Zemblanity (Steam)

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (XB/PS/Switch)
Before We Leave (PS)
Legal Dungeon (PS)
One Of The Victims (Steam)
Nonogram Kindom (Steam)
Absolute Tennis Manager (Steam)
Escape Down (Steam)
Sakura Succubus 5 (Steam)
Nature’s Habit (Steam)
Die Die Die And Try (Steam)
ShapeGrid (Steam)
Frontier Fortress (Steam)
Easter Bunny (Steam)
Lucky Tlhalerwa – Zombie Rampage (Steam)
奉天白事铺 (Steam)
Sisters_Possession1 (Steam)
rote² (Steam)
Shadow Fate (Steam)
System Purge (Steam)
A Ghostly Rose (Steam)
No Anglerfish (Steam)
Darkness Of The Coast (Steam)
The Living Remain (Steam VR)
Healing Simulator (Steam)

Z-Warp (PS/Switch)
Legal Dungeon (XB)
MLB The Show 22 (XB/Switch)
Replica (XB)
Worm Run (Switch)
Clutter 12: It’s About Time – Collector’s Edition (Steam)
Wild West Gringos (Steam)
Sigh of the Abyss: Shadow Bonds ▪ Prologue (Steam)
Aoihana (Steam)
Fanite (Steam)
Letter Bender (Steam)
LEGO® Star Wars™: The Skywalker Saga (Steam)
The Night You’d Wish to Forget (Steam)
Island of the Ancients (Steam)
Hexagonal Tower (Steam)
VR AirHockey / VR エアホッケー (Steam VR)
The Elevator Game (Steam)
Goddess Of War Essa (Steam)
Epic Vampire (Steam)
Lenin Simulator (Steam)
VOSS Turbo Demo (Steam)
Split – manipulate time, make clones and solve cyber puzzles from the future! (Steam)
Jumphobia: Homeward Bound (Steam)
Outbreak: Contagious Memories (Steam)

Kombinera (PS/Epic Store/Switch)
Lucky’s Tale (PS)
Outbreak: Contagious Memories (XB)
Z-Warp (XB)
House of the Dead: Remake (Switch)
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter (Switch)
Traditional Braves (Switch)
Urban Cards (Switch)
Slipstream (Switch)
Outbreak: Contagious Memories (Switch)
Red White Yellow Zinger (Switch)
Radioactive Dwarfs: Evil From the Sewers (Switch)
Springram (Switch)
Floating Farmer (Switch)
Cars Puzzle Game (Switch)
Mokoko X (Switch)
Magnet Crusher (Steam)
A Siren’s Call VR: Death Comes At Night (Steam VR)
Beasts of Burden (Steam)
HeartHarp Hubble (Steam)
Win The Diamond (Steam)
了不起的棋盘 (Steam)
CannonBall (Steam)
Mokoko X (Steam)
The Sinking Structure, Clione, and Lost Child -Log5 (Steam)
Demeo: PC Edition (Steam)
Waves Running Simulator (Steam)
United Assault – Battle of the Bulge (Steam)
Storming Master (Steam)
Screeps: Arena (Steam)
Chinatown Detective Agency (Steam)
The Game of Unknown (Steam)

Skul: The Hero Slayer (Switch)
THEA500 Mini Retro Console
Hotel Transylvania: Scary-Tale Adventures (PS/Switch)
Ryan’s Rescue Squad (PS/Switch)
Wild West Crops (PS)
Rogue Legacy (Epic Store)
Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling (Epic Store)
Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition (XB)
Slipstream (XB)
Whiskey and Zombies (XB)
Happy’s Humble Burger Farm (Switch)
Astro Dogs (Switch)
Boreal Tenebrae (Switch)
Calm Colors (Switch)
Chinatown Detective Agency (Switch)
Horror Bundle: Paratopic + Fanturn Betula (Switch)
Rocket Cows (Switch)
Double Shot Gals (Switch)
3D Box Sokoban (Switch)
Terry Poorflyer (Steam)
Child of Lothian (Steam)
Drifter’s Tales (Steam)
Doggo (Steam)
Radon Break (Steam)
Godfall Ultimate Edition (Steam)
Summer With You (Steam)
Relics 2: The Crusader’s Tomb (Steam)
Thunder League Online (Steam)
Circle Empires Tactics (Steam)
Kombinera (Steam)
Bird and Beast Fantasy (Steam)
lure (Steam)
Apocalypse, Wow! (Steam)
Super Turbo Racing (Steam)
The Quantum Cat (Steam)
Perceptio (Steam VR)
HoopsFPS (Steam)

White Shadows (Epic Store)
Axolotl (Switch)
Micro Stunt Machine (Switch)
Rolling in the Maze (Steam)
Irritability & Mood Swings (Steam)
Get Tanked! (Steam)
Bone’s Cafe (Steam)
Local Paper Small Town (Steam VR)
Cyber Pool (Steam)
Woods of Death 2 (Steam)
Digitizer (Steam)
Mirror Spirits (Steam)
Yummy Girl 2 (Steam)
Hidden Farm Top-Down 3D (Steam)
Sunshower (Steam)
The Ducksuckers (Steam)
Nightfall (Steam)
Where Are My Mittens (Steam)
Lollipop Knight (Steam)
Keep It Live (Steam)
幻想三国 (Steam)
Planet Conqueror (Steam)
Monster Girls and the Mysterious Adventure 2 (Steam)
Max Traffic (Steam)
Hot Spring Hero (Steam)
Kung Fu Grand King (Steam)