This week is full of ID@Xbox releases, with at least 5 games releasing on Wednesday alone. There’s a bit of everything from retro 8-bit platforming to 3D Action brawlers. Check them all out in the list below.
Monday 19th August
Pirates of the First Star
Pirates of First Star is a puzzle adventure game where you’ll have to explore and battle the locals to solve the mystery of the First Star treasure. It’s an old school style adventure where exploration and discovery rule the day. It’s a relaxing game meant to be played at your pace.
Tuesday 20th August
Remnant: From the Ashes
The world has been thrown into chaos by an ancient evil from another dimension. As one of the last remnants of humanity, you must set out alone or alongside up to two other survivors to face down hordes of deadly enemies to try to carve a foothold, rebuild, and retake what was lost.
RAD is a 3D action rogue-like set in a post-post-apocalyptic world, where humanity has faced armageddon not once, but twice. Playing as a teenage protagonist, you must venture into the Fallow — an ever-changing, radioactive wasteland filled with unknown and unspeakable creatures.
Wednesday 21st August
Gift of Parthax
Gift of Parthax is a 2D top-down action-arena game of gladiatorial wizardry! Customize your arsenal of countless spells, duel the masters of the arena with their mythological beasts, and rescue your friend Veleus from the powerful mage, Parthax!
A surreal boxing quest with a duck! Test your reflexes as you fight your way through an evil corporation in search for retribution. Uncover their deepest secrets by exploring thrilling 3d environments with a graphic novel/comic book art style.
Inspired by the glorious retro days of 8-bit gaming, Rex Rocket is a traditional 2D platformer that pays tribute to classic NES games like Mario, Mega Man, and Metroid.
Smoots Summer Games
Get ready for Summer Games!! Play athletics events from your sofa. Prepare yourself for the next season. Smoot Summer Games is a sports arcade game for 1-4 players where you can play 18 athletics events.
Players take the role of a theme park technician that needs to collect batteries to repair the haywire robots. With your handy Mekabolt, use the out of control robots to your advantage to overcome obstacles and obtain the batteries across 100 puzzle platforming challenges.
Friday 23rd August
Gnomes Garden: Lost King
Gnomes Garden – a fun fantasy strategy game about a world of gnomes. Save the king and return prosperity to the kingdom! A bunch of quests, over 40 levels in four unique worlds – all this awaits you right now. Restore ancient buildings, collect magical harvests, carefully distribute resources.
Strength of the Sword: Ultimate
The game is a 3D, third-person, arcade-style, action-game that combines the tactical and skill-based combat of a Fighter with the progression, overwhelming odds, and awesome boss battles of an old-school Brawler!
Path of Sin: Greed
It was supposed to be a simple suicide case – a quick inspection and lots of boring paperwork. But the more you delve into this secluded island and the twisted family relations of the owners, the more complicated and unclear this case becomes.