Illustration for article titled The Week In Games: Shiny Collectibles On The Horizon

Picking stuff up in games will never get old.

Whether its coins in Super Mario Bros. or rings in Sonic, game developers learned a long time ago that we love grabbing stuff in games. It’s what made Pac-Man a sensation decades ago and what’s still driving the Ubisoft collectible-industrial complex. Instead of chomping on ghosts or grabbing golden puzzle pieces out of mid-air, now it’s just animal skins for the trader down the road or special ammunition for rare guns.

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And unlike a lot of other things—sex, war, fonts—video games are actually pretty damn good at satisfying our bottomless need to discover, hoard, and upgrade shit.

Tuesday, April 11

  • A Rose in the Twilight — Vita
  • Aaero — Xbox One, PS4
  • Cosmic Star Heroine — PS4
  • Crawl — Xbox One, PS4
  • Euro Fishing — PS4
  • Fairune — Vita
  • Kero Blaster — PS4
  • Lichtspeer — Vita
  • The Sexy Brutale — Xbox One, PS4
  • Snow Moto Racing Freedom — PS4
  • StarBlood Arena — PSVR
  • Stardew Valley: Collector’s Edition — PS4
  • Yooka-Laylee — Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC, Mac

Wednesday, April 12

  • The Sexy Brutale — Xbox One

Thursday, April 13

  • Rolling Bob — PS4
  • Calm Waters — PC, Mac

Coming Soon

Tuesday, April 18

  • Full Throttle Remastered — PS4, Vita, PC
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series - Episode 1: Tangled Up in Blue — Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac, iOS, Android
  • The Disney Afternoon Collection — Xbox One, PS4, PC
  • The Silver Case — PS4
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap — Xbox One, PS4, Switch

Friday, April 21

  • Micro Machines World Series — Xbox One, PS4, PC

What else is coming out soon? Planning to play something on Steam or mobile? Tell us about it in the comments.

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Kotaku staff writer. You can reach him at ethan.gach@kotaku.com

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