This Week’s Xbox One releases feature no les than 8 games with everything from futuristic tank battles in Battlezone Gold Edition on Tuesday, through to the Arabian Nights themed First Person Adventure, City of Bras on Friday. Check out the full list of games releasing this week below.
Tuesday 1st May
Battlzone Gold Edition
Command the most powerful vehicle in the galaxy and obliterate legions of mechanized forces across huge sci-fi environments in an effort to the save the neon-drenched wastelands of a far-future Earth. Experience a thrilling campaign for 1-4 players where hostile environments, deadly enemies and intense mission types are blended together in a procedurally generated campaign map. No two playthroughs will ever be the same!
Super Mega Baseball 2
The critically acclaimed Super Mega Baseball series is back with gorgeous new visuals, deep team and league customization, and long-awaited online multiplayer modes. Accessible mechanics. Deep skill curve. Visceral pacing. Light-hearted vibe. Serious simulation. Rookie or baseball purist, SMB2 packs a mode for everyone. Compete in ranked matchmaking (1v1), dominate friends in arranged matches (1v1, 2v1, 2v2), or take on the AI (solo, local co-op, online co-op) – all kept fair by Ego, the genre’s most flexible difficulty system.
Wednesday 2nd May
Through The Woods
Through the Woods is a third-person Norse horror adventure set in a forest on the western shores of Norway that tells the story of a mother and her missing son. Through reactive narration, the player experiences the mother’s re-telling of the events surrounding her son’s disappearance. Players follow the path of a terrified woman who has forced herself to enter this terrible place for the sole purpose of finding her son, in a setting heavily influenced by Norse mythology and Norwegian folk tales.
Outbreak: The Nightmare Chronicles
As the city burns and the countryside is engulfed by the epidemic, you’re now alone and forced to live with this new reality. Monstrous beasts and disfigured remnants roam freely with their numbers increasing rapidly. Scattered and separated from your fellow survivors, you’ve fled into a large manor estate to escape the relentless horde. Your only goal now is survival. Explore the manor, locate supplies and find a way to wake from this nightmare. But somehow… you know your fate is already sealed.
Friday 4th May
Aqua Moto Racing Utopia
Aqua Moto Racing Utopia let’s you race through both big and small waves and make death defying stunts to get that much needed boost that let’s you pass your friends on the final stretch. A fun-packed racer with interactive waves, split screen and online racing!
City of Brass
Become a daring thief in City of Brass, a first-person action adventure from senior BioShock developers. Armed with scimitar and a versatile whip, you’ll lash and slash, bait and trap your way to the heart of an opulent, Arabian Nights-themed metropolis – or face certain death as time runs out.
The Evil Devil has landed on earth with the intention of taking over the world. He will not get away with it as easily as he thought, for he has to take on the skillful Bounce Rescue! team, who will do anything to protect the earth. However, the Evil Devil manages to capture most of the team and escape to Darkland. Outraged by this, the team goes on a mission to save their captured members from the Evil Devil. You can help the Bounce Rescue! team to release the captives and save the earth.
Drive on Moscow
Defend the homeland as the Soviets, or lead a bold push to seize the Soviet capital as the Axis. As commander, direct your troops across a detailed campaign map, capturing territory and planning strategies. You must overcome your opponent, vast distances, and extreme weather to achieve victory. Thanks to the impulse based turn system, you’ll activate individual sectors: choose wisely, time is of the essence and correct timing is crucial to win the campaign. Featuring turn-based gameplay and an award-winning UI design, Drive on Moscow sports wonderfully direct gameplay. Play online, face-to-face or against challenging AI opponents. With accessible rules, Drive on Moscow is a great wargame experience for casual and veteran players alike.
Any games take your fancy this week? let us know in the comments!