This week sees the release of open-world survival Fade to Silence, alongside the remaster of Final Fantasy XII. SNK’s 40th Anniversary Collection rounds out the week alongside two side-scrolling shoot ’em ups. Check them below along with the rest of the games releasing on Xbox this week.
Tuesday 30th April
Fade to Silence
FADE TO SILENCE takes players into a frozen, post-apocalyptic world where defying nature’s threats and enemies is key. A compelling mix of a puzzling story, a constant strife for resources, balancing short term needs versus your long term goals, and a tense, atmospheric mood makes this game a unique survival adventure.
Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark
Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark is a story-driven, turn-based tactical RPG set in a fantasy world with a touch of steampunk. Take control of the Arbiter Kyrie, an agent of the Immortal Council tasked with preserving stability and order throughout the land, and lead your troops through difficult encounters.
Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age
This HD remaster is based on the smash hit 12th instalment of the FINAL FANTASY series, which has shipped over 6,100,000 units worldwide, featuring a new, re-worked game design! Not only have the graphics and sound been updated to take advantage of the power of new hardware, but the core game design has also been tweaked to produce an evolution of the original FFXII fitting for the current generation.
Wednesday 1st May
Take control of the latest line of robots and test their fighting capabilities, agility, and endurance in various arenas filled with dangerous obstacles, booby traps and enemies.
Bird Game is a short, zen-like fly ’em up where you navigate a bird through a black-and-white line drawing landscape.
Thursday 2nd May
Giga Wrecker Alt.
GIGA WRECKER ALT. combines frantic platforming, intense combat and physics-based puzzle challenges into one exciting adventure. By destroying robotic enemies and the world around her, Reika can form the resulting debris into all manner of weapons and tools. Use these to overcome obstacles and solve puzzles, navigate through platform-laiden levels, then take the fight to the robot invaders and save mankind from extinction before it’s too late!
Friday 3rd May
Purple Chicken Spaceman
Earth is under attack in this quirky Shoot ’em up! And only one should-be flightless and oddly coloured fowl stands between our world and utter destruction. Join Purple Chicken as he bravely dons his fishbowl space helmet and <explanation redacted> to space, to liberate the galaxy and stop the alien invasion force before it’s too late!
Black Paradox is a fast-paced roguelite shoot ’em up. Unleash an arsenal of weapons, power-ups, drones, and other upgrades to survive waves of enemies, against a backdrop of vibrant pixel art and synth-wave soundtrack. As the infamous bounty hunter Black Paradox, travel through space and defeat the most dangerous criminal organization in the galaxy: the Hellraisers and its seven lieutenants.
SNK 40th Anniversary Collection
2018 marked the 40th anniversary of legendary studio SNK! To celebrate this extraordinary milestone, a variety of classic arcade games from SNK’s golden age are coming back together in one anthology on Xbox One. SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is packed full of retro games and a treasure trove of features!
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