New Release Round-Up (April 18, 2024)

Welcome to RPGamer’s new release round-up. In this column we look to provide our readers with details on all of the RPGs released over the week. Please note we do not currently include Early Access releases where the game is still in development.

Dave the Diver

Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 (previously released on PC, Mac, Nintendo Switch)
Available: PlayStation Store
Price: $19.99 (also included on PlayStation Plus Game Catalog)

Dave the Diver is a mixture of adventure RPG, sea exploration, and sushi restaurant management sim. Players venture underwater into the ever-changing Blue Hole and catch fish and other creatures with a variety of weapons during the day, before running the sushi restaurant at night. Those looking to read more about Dave the Diver can check out Kevin Smith’s review of its Nintendo Switch release.

Dream Tactics

Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch
Publisher: Freedom Games
Developer: Spectra Entertainment
Available: Steam, Nintendo eShop
Price: $17.99 (10% launch discount)

Tactical RPG Dream Tactics sees Neru and her friends fighting against the Pillows, who have taken over the Dream World and put its inhabitants into an unending sleep. Its combat utilises cards on a grid-based battlefield as players control a party of four characters. Each turn players redraw their hand, with multiple cards usable per turn provided players can afford their usage cost. Those looking to read more about Dream Tactics can read Sam Wachter’s impression of its demo.


Platform: PC, Mac
Publisher: Alawar
Developer: Chicken or Egg Games
Available: Steam,
Price: $9.99 (10% launch discount)

2D action RPG Kingsgrave sees players controlling a long-dead king who is awakened to revive their former kingdom after it is ravaged by disease. Players unlock new abilities by collecting resources, building homes, and defeating foes. As they traverse different biomes such as woods, deserts, and volcanoes, they will need to take on creatures distorted by the plague.

Soul Covenant

Platform: PC (VR), Meta Quest, PlayStation VR2
Publisher: Thirdverse
Developer: Thirdverse
Available: Steam, Meta Store, PlayStation Store
Price: $49.99 on PC, PSVR2 / $39.99 on Meta Quest (10% launch discount)

Soul Covenant is a VR action adventure RPG set a near-future, desolate Japan where humanity is locked in battle against machines. Players take on hordes of enemies while wielding transformable weapons that can switch forms during combat. The game is directed by Teruhiro Shimogawa, who previously directed PlayStation Vita action RPG Soul Sacrifice, and features music composed by Yasunori Mitsuda.

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Alex Fuller

Alex joined RPGamer in 2011 as a Previewer before moving onto Reviews, News Director, and Managing Editor. Became Acting Editor-in-Chief in 2018.

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