Video game and comics week: TopSpin 2K25 and The Illustrated Odyssey, other protagonists of the cultural field

We are preparing to face a week full of premieres in the interactive entertainment sector and as usual, we have prepared a complete compilation with the video games that will be released between April 22 and 26, 2024 for Xbox One, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, mobile devices and PC, including the most anticipated titles along with other lesser-known projects. To anticipate material, during these days the focus of attention is distributed between 'TopSpin 2K25', 'SaGa Emerald Beyond', 'Stellar Blade', 'Dead Island 2' and 'Tales of Kenzera: ZAU'. Other news to take into account will also be published, such as 'Phantom Fury', 'Lunar Lander Beyond', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Arcade: Wrath of the Mutants' and 'Manor Lords'. Next and for the same price, we bring together some of the most notable publications of the week in comic format. Will you join us to discover all these new features and more?

Video games of the week

On Monday, April 22, the computer premiere of 'Dead Island 2'(PC/Steam); and 'ConVRgence'(PC). Debuts on TuesdayEiyuuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes' (Xbox One, Xbox Series, Switch, PS4, PS5, PC); 'Lunar Lander Beyond' (Xbox One, Xbox Series, Switch, PS4, PS5, PC); 'Phantom Fury'(PC); 'Tales of Kenzera: ZAU' (Xbox Series, Switch, PS5, PC); 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Arcade: Wrath of the Mutants' (Xbox One, Xbox Series, Switch, PS4, PS5, PC); 'Hammerwatch II' (Xbox One, Xbox Series); 'Shadow of the Depth'(PC); 'Heart of Crown Online'(PC); and 'Jawbreaker'(PC). April 24 is reserved for 'Rothwood'(PC); 'Oddsparks: An Automation Adventure'(PC); and 'Backrooms Break'(PC). The release of 'SaGa Emerald Beyond' (PS4, PS5, PC, Switch, Mobile); 'Another Crab's Treasure' (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series); 'Age of Water'(PC); 'Pine Harbor'(PC); and 'Virtua Unlimited Project'(PC). Finally, on Friday, April 26, 'TopSpin 2K25' (Xbox One, Xbox Series, PS4, PS5, PC); 'Stellar Blade' (PS5); 'Manor Lords' (PC Preview); 'Rusty's Retirement'(PC); 'Heavy Storm Shadow'(PC); 'Pools' (PC); and 'SCP: Event Classified'(PC).

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU – Release April 23

Platforms: Xbox Series, Switch, PS5, PC

If you like side-scrolling video games with metroidvania elements and good 2.5D graphics, as well as an exciting narrative, surely the first game of Surgent Studios under the seal EA Originals will catch your attention. This title tells the story of Zau, a hero who He claims the spirit of his father from the shamans. Endowed with cosmic powers and firm courage, the young man will enter unknown mythological lands. Kalunga, the god of death, will be in charge of guiding our character through an incredible journey full of action and exciting events. His description ensures a story where the most difficult moments will reveal who we can become.

SaGa Emerald Beyond – Released April 25, 2024

Platforms: PS4, PS5, PC, Switch, Mobile

With this production Square Enix is ​​betting on the return of the franchise 'Saga'. The Japanese RPG promises a story with multiple narratives, where the player's decisions will lead to different paths. According to the game description, there are 17 different worlds open to be explored, or not, depending on your actions. “The story evolves every time you visit a world, allowing you to meet the protagonists and a universe of new possibilities,” explains the developer of the video game that is also published on iOS and Android devices.

TopSpin 2K25 – Release April 26, 2024

Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC, PS4, PS5

'TopSpin 2K25' marks the return of the franchise after more than a decade. Roger Federer and Serena Williams are honorary witnesses of this long-awaited return on the covers of the Standard and Grand Slam editions, while Carlos Alcaraz, Iga Świątek and Francis Tiafoe are present on the Deluxe edition. With a squad of more than 24 playersthe TopSpin Academy training center voiced by tennis legend John McEnroe, competitive single and multiplayer modes, all four historic Grand Slam tournaments and much more as we return to the tennis courts on PC and consoles.

Paper releases

In the editorial panorama we open the week with the publication of 'The Illustrated Odyssey', an all-time classic seasoned with the art of Miguel Brieva. Next, we delight ourselves with the formidable creative team Carlos Pacheco and Rafael Marín, who marked a fabulous stage for The Fantastic Four that are collected in a Bus Marvel essential for any lover of the ninth art. Finally 'den', Richard Corben's masterpiece is finally back in print after decades.

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The Illustrated Odyssey – Planeta Cómic

The Odyssey is undoubtedly one of the greatest epic poems of all time. It narrates the return of the hero Odysseus to his homeland, Ithaca, after the conquest of Troy. In this edition accompanied by the magnificent drawing by Miguel Brieva, the structure has been modified and some passages have been reduced, but the magnificent composition of the most relevant scenes has been maintained, as well as the epic resonance of the style. Brieva's illustrations aim to give a realistic view of the characters and events, so that, embedded in the narrative, they help the reader enter both the imaginary world of the popular tale and the daily life of the Mycenaean civilization.

Marvel Omnibus The Fantastic Four - Den: Neverrada
Marvel Omnibus The Fantastic Four – Den: NeverradaPanini Comics – Ecc Ediciones

Marvel Omnibus The Fantastic Four by Carlos Pacheco and Rafael Marín – Panini Comics

The stage of the creative team formed by Carlos Pacheco, Rafael Marín and Jesús Merino in the Greatest Comic in the World recounts the return of the Baxter Building and the presentation of its main promoter; the lost origins of Diablo, the Spanish villain of The First Family; and the unexpected return of the Fantastic Four's most forgotten enemies: Gideon Trust. Next: Reed, Ben, Johnny and Sue must prepare for an amazing visit to the Negative Zone… But one of them won't arrive in time for the jump to the other dimension. What will he do then? Create new Four Efe.

Den: Neverthing – Ecc editions

Richard Corben's masterpiece is finally back in print after decades. Known for his underground fantasy publications, Corben drags the muscular adventurer Den to a strange fantasy world called Nevernothingwhere you embark on an exotic adventure through ancient ruins, an evil queen, her sacrificial double, strange lizardmen, giant insects and more crazy and dangerous madness in this legendary saga brimming with horror, magic and violence.