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Meet Your Maker joins this week’s upcoming games

Meet Your Maker, Hogwarts Legacy and more!

It’s Monday, and you know what that means: new weekly releases! Whether you want to build your base in Meet Your Maker or enter the wizarding world of Hogwarts Legacy, there’s something new for you. So, without furhter adieu, let’s preview all the games releasing this week.

Meet Your Maker (Apr. 4)

Meet Your Maker

Meet Your Maker is a PvP base-building and action game where players must use strategy to overcome armies of raiders, including each other. Developed and published by Behaviour Interactive, the game tasks you with building a fortress designed to keep your supplies from raiders, as well as infiltrating the buildings of other players to steal their materials. In this title, you take on the role of a Custodian, sent onto a desolate planet in search of genetic material to bring back to your center of operations.

However, the challenge is that there are plenty of other Custodians out for the same goods. Therefore, you’ll build crafty bases, set traps and aim to raid other players on this ruined desert planet. You can invade the world of Meet Your Maker when it comes to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC tomorrow.

Creed: Rise to Glory (Apr. 4)

Based on the hit film series, Creed: Rise to Glory is a VR boxing game that puts you into the gloves of the titular athlete. Developed and published by Survios, this boxing simulator puts you right in the action with Phantom Melee Technology designed to make combat feel truly impactful. Throughout the game, you’ll take Adonis Creed on an underdog journey against all odds to make him a champion.

In addition to the story mode, you can also forge your own path to glory in both free-play mode and online PvP. Do you have what it takes to be a world champion? You can find out when Creed: Rise to Glory smashes onto PlayStation VR2 tomorrow.

GrimGrimoire OnceMore (Apr. 4)

GrimGrimoire OnceMore is a 2D strategy game making its way to the western world for the first time. Developed by Vanillaware and published by NIS America, the game stars witch-in-training Lillet Blan. After things go haywire at her school Tower of Silver Star, she must uncover its dark secrets over a repeating five-day cycle.

Throughout the game, players will battle enemies by summoning and commanding Familiars in real-time strategy battles. The remaster of 2007’s GrimGrimoire also features HD graphics, a new skill tree and an improved user interface. While this remaster first came to Japan last year, players in North America and Europe can jump in tomorrow when it hits PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

Hogwarts Legacy (Apr. 4)

Then, Hogwarts Legacy hits last-gen consoles. Developed by Avalanche and published by Warner Bros. Interactive, this RPG aims to be the definitive Harry Potter video game. Set during the last Goblin Rebellion, the game will mark the first time in franchise history fans can see this specific storyline unfold.

In the game, you’ll play as a fully customizable student in Hogwarts in whichever house you choose. From there, it’s up to you how you use the magic you learn, as the battles intensify. Though it launched on current generation platforms earlier this year, Hogwarts Legacy now casts out to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One tomorrow.

Road 96: Mile 0 (Apr. 4)

Adventure gamers won’t want to miss Road 96: Mile 0. Developed by DigixArt and published by Ravenscourt, this title tells the prequel story of the original Road 96. In the game, you’ll play as Zoe and Kaito as their friendship, as well as everything they believe in, gets challenged.

This narrative adventure emphasizes class differences, as Zoe comes from privilege, and Kaito comes from poverty. As the two teens dream of a future and learn their role in the world, will their friendship survive? You can find out when Road 96: Mile 0 ventures onto PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC tomorrow.

Batora: Lost Haven (Apr. 6)

Batora Lost Haven

Journeying into your home next is Batora: Lost Haven. Developed by Stormind Games and published by Team17, this choice-driven action-RPG puts players in the role of Avril, one of the last survivors on Earth following a devastating incident that left half the planet destroyed. After seeing visions of two gods, Avril gains the powers of the chosen one and sets out on a quest to bring balance back to the universe.

Throughout the game, you’ll face numerous choices, all with very high stakes, that determine how things will shape. In addition, players will also need to take on a series of enemies utilizing a top-down combat system. Though the game first launched last year for most major platforms, Batora: Lost Haven makes its Nintendo Switch debut this Thursday.

Curse of the Sea Rats (Apr. 6)

Then, developer Petoons Studio and publisher PQube sails into your home with Curse of the Sea Rats. This aquatic action game centers around three British prisoners who were turned into rats by a pirate witch. In exchange for their freedom, these three rats must track down the swashbuckling witch and defeat her diabolical crew.

The 2.5D platformer features beautiful hand-drawn art inspired by classic animated films. As you venture across the 16 non-linear stages, you’ll complete side quests and discover secret rooms and hidden treasure. You can hit the seas in Curse of the Sea Rats when it comes to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC this Thursday.

EA Sports PGA Tour (Apr. 7)

EA Sports PGA Tour lets you live out your professional golfing dreams. The new game promises the most realistic golf physics to date. One way it accomplishes this is through the Pure Strike mechanics that provide unique golf swings with a fluid feel and realistic outcomes.

In addition, the game offers a deep career mode to become a Major champion, as well as 30 unique courses to tee-off at. With multiplayer of up to 16 players, this is a must have game for any golf fan. While it was first meant to launch on March 24, EA Sports PGA Tour now swings onto PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC this Friday.

What upcoming games will you be playing this week?

Overall, this week has a lot of exciting new games coming out. From the PvP base builder Meet Your Maker to the last-gen port of Hogwarts Legacy, there’s something for everyone. But which new game are you most excited for? As always, let us know what you think in the comments!

Sam Fronsman

A writer with a love for video games, both new and old. A collector of games, CDs and DVDs. Can sometimes be found behind a camera or playing guitar. The X-Men games for SEGA Genesis will always hold great memories.
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