This Week’s Xbox Game Releases 26th – 30th August

There’s a whole wave of games hitting the store this week, with Wreckfest smashing its way to the front of the queue with the digital deluxe version launching 26th (27th for standard edition). We also get Remedy’s Control this week, and Bloober Teams’ next survival horror Blair Witch. Not to mention the huge amount of ID@Xbox games releasing throughout the week too. Check them all out below.

Monday 26th August


Wreckfest Digital Deluxe
(Standard ed. 27th)

Expect epic crashes, neck-to-neck fights over the finish line and brand-new ways for metal to bend – These are the once-in-a-lifetime moments that can only be achieved in Wreckfest, with its true-to-life physics simulation crafted by legendary developer Bugbear

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Tuesday 27th August


Control

From developer Remedy Entertainment, this supernatural 3rd person action-adventure will challenge you to master the combination of supernatural abilities, modifiable loadouts and reactive environments while fighting through a deep and unpredictable world.


The Bard’s Tale IV: Direcotor’s Cut

Hidden in the shadows, an evil has waited patiently. Until now. Who will face the darkness if not you? A heroic adventure featuring 50+ hours of gameplay, 350 speaking parts, a Legacy Mode for returning fans, and over 100 pieces of incredible music!


MXGP 2019

Experience the excitement of the 2019 season for the first time in the series! Race in official MX teams, share your gaming experience with the community thanks to the Track Editor and the Waypoint mode and practice in the Playground to learn to ride like a real pro!


Wednesday 28th August


Headspun

After waking from a five week coma, Theo finds his life in disrepair. With no memory of the accident, it’s up to Ted and Teddy – the conscious and subconscious voices in his head – to work out what happened, and put his life back on track.


Vambrace Cold Soul

Vambrace: Cold Soul is a roguelike fantasy-adventure set amidst a frozen landscape. Plan your expeditions underground, then journey to the cursed city surface with your team of heroes. Wield unique powers, avoid dangerous traps, brave strange encounters, and survive deadly combat!


SubaraCity

SubaraCity offers a new twist for puzzle game fans, combining careful planning with relaxing gameplay. You’re not just matching blocks, but you’re city building at the same time!


KAMIKO

KAMIKO is a game styled around Japanese Shinto beliefs. Fight as priestesses called “KAMIKO” and battle against demons while solving puzzles to make your way through the stages. Look no further if you are looking for an arcade action game with a twist!


Hookbots

Battle & challenge your human friends on this multiplayer robot party game: 52 ways to customize your bots & 14 game modes. From knights and dinosaurs, to bounty hunters and space warriors. Choose, customize and crush tons of different bots.


Whipseey and the Lost Atlas

In Whipseey and the Lost Atlas you play as Alex, a young boy who’s curiosity has landed him in a world of trouble. After finding himself lost in a strange world and being transformed into a magical creature named Whipseey, he must to solve the mystery of the Lost Atlas to return to his original form and go back home.


Legend of the Sky Fish

Legend of the Skyfish is a beautiful level-based adventure puzzler with a unique weapon and tool – a fishing pole! Follow the intrepid Little Red Hook on her journey with the Moonwhale to defeat the monstrous Skyfish. Use your fishing pole as a weapon or a grappling hook, and upgrade it as you go.


Thursday 29th August


Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise

You play as Agent A in this stylish secret agent world full of retro futuristic contraptions, hidden gizmos, gadgets and clever logic based puzzles. But do be warned… Ruby La Rouge is no spy to be taken lightly! Explore a labyrinth of perplexing puzzles in this quirky game of cat and mouse that’ll have you wondering whether you’re the cat… or the mouse!!


Friday 30th August


Blair Witch

It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods…


The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan

The Dark Pictures Anthology is a series of stand-alone, cinematic horror games. Each game features a brand new story, setting and characters, with a fully branching narrative.


Decay of Logos

Embark on a journey of revenge and betrayal set in motion by the destruction of our young adventurer’s village at the hands of Crimson Knights. Find solace in your mystical elk companion as you battle the unforgiving foes that roam this once peaceful realm.


Newt One

A relaxing, colorful 3D platformer inspired by Journey, Loco Roco, and Mario 64. Newt One rewards you for how much life you bring to the world, not how much life you take from it. Seek out your friends and find the Elders to restore your realm’s music, life, and color!

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Gaming since the early 80's. Love survival horror and a real big fan of indie games!

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