This Week’s Xbox Game Releases 16th April to 20th April

Somewhat quieter this week with only 6 games releasing, all of which are part of the ID@Xbox program. Casey Powell Lacrosse 18 is the first to hit the store on Tuesday. I, Hope, a 3D adventure about battling cancer, hits the store on Wednesday, 100% of sales will be donated to the GameChanger charity. The Turn Based Strategy game Space Hulk Ascension hits the store this Friday too. Check them all out below along with the rest of this weeks releases.

Tuesday 17th April

Casey Powell Lacrosse 18

Casey Powell Lacrosse 18 includes a completely reworked series of faceoff, shot, stick and dodging controls. It also features enhanced AI that responds to the complex 6v6 tactics that you see when watching the sport on the television. New motion captured animations for everything from face offs and shooting to post-goal celebrations add further broadcast realism to the game.

Wednesday 18th April

I, Hope

A young girl named Hope lives peacefully with her Grandpa upon an island floating in the clouds. That is, until one day, a dark monster called Cancer attacks and destroys her village, ensnaring the surrounding islands with its evil tentacles. Hope must travel to these islands to free their creatures and acquire the weapons she will need to defeat her ultimate enemy.

Friday 20th April

Space Hulk Ascension

Space Hulk: Ascension Edition is a 3D, digital, turn based, strategy game, which builds upon the classic board game experience, and adds new RPG style mechanics, additional weapons, enemy types, an all-new chapter and loads of other new features. Set in the isolated corridors and tomb-like chambers of ancient vessels lost in the graveyard of space, players lead a small force of fearless Space Marine Terminators in a ferocious fight for survival against hordes of predatory, alien Genestealers.

Atomic Heist

Atomic Heist is a top down 2D rogue-like sci-fi shooter. You must retrieve the core preventing the enemies from making a doomsday device with it. Use power-ups to enhance your ship, weaken the enemies, boost your abilities and more. Grab the core and fight your way out from the alien infested space station. Atomic Heist includes multiple unlockable ships and upgrades. The different ammo types affect enemies differently, the player will need to carefully manage ships, power ups and ammo types to successfully complete the game.

Babylon 2055 Pinball


With realistic ball physics, six originally designed tables, and nine unique game modes (and an “endless” special table), Babylon 2055 Pinball has a lot to offer the pinball fan. Complete all the tables and then test your skill against the Endless Table and battle its infinite waves of invaders!

Phantom Trigger

Phantom Trigger is a Hardcore Neon Slasher with RPG and Roguelike elements. Figure out what’s real as you follow the story of Stan on a journey through surreal and twisted worlds. A deep combat system focused on unlocking combos and upgrading weapons Handcrafted story driven levels mixed with roguelike-style dungeons A branching story with multiple endings

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