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The Games Of April: Comparing Five Years Of Releases

April isn’t typically a hotbed of big game releases, but there are usually a couple diamonds in the rough each year. We were curious about how this month’s offerings stacked up to Aprils from the past, so we’ve assembled the most notable releases from 2011 to 2014 to find out. In addition, we’ve also included NPD rankings on the 2010-2013 pages (these rankings are based solely on physical US sales).

2014

April Releases

4/1
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition (Wii U, PS3, 360, PC)
Mercenary Kings (PS4)
MLB 14 The Show (PS3, Vita)
Ragnarok Odyssey ACE (PS3, Vita)

4/3
FTL: Advanced Edition (iOS, PC)

4/4
The Elder Scrolls Online (PC)

4/8
Kinect Sports Rivals (Xbox One)
Lego The Hobbit (PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PS3, 360, 3DS, Vita, PC)
Titanfall (360)
Strike Suit Zero (PS4, Xbox One)
The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 (PS3, 360, PC)

4/14
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS4)

4/15
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (PS3, 360)
War of the Vikings (PC) 

4/16
Trials Fusion (PS4, Xbox One, PS3, 360, PC)

4/25
Dark Souls II (PC)
NES Remix 2 (Wii U)

4/29
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PS4, Wii U, PS3, 360, PC)
Daylight (PS4, PC) 

4/30
Child of Light (PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PS3, 360, PC)

For a full list of 2014 releases, check out our story here. To move onto past Aprils, head to the next page.


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