This Week’s Xbox Game Releases 5th – 9th August

This week’s releases kick off with Age of Wonders Planetfall, a turn-based strategy game and FromSoftware’s re-release of Metal Wolf Chaos on Tuesday. with the rest of the week offering up some indie goodness including local multiplayer battlers and first person narrative driven experiences. Check out the full list of this week’s releases below.

Tuesday 6th August


Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Emerge from the cosmic dark age of a fallen galactic empire to build a new future for your people. Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the new strategy game from Triumph Studios. Build your empire with one of six unique factions, ranging from the militant Vanguard to the dinosaur-riding Amazons and the cyborg-zombies of the Assembly.


Metal Wolf Chaos XD

FromSoftware originally released Metal Wolf Chaos in December 2004, appearing exclusively in Japan. The game went on to become somewhat of a legend as it was hard to acquire and even harder to play outside of Japan with most fans experience of the game through Let’s Play videos and the occasional screenshot.


Wednesday 7th August


Sagebrush

Inspired by real-world cults, Sagebrush is a first-person narrative-driven adventure game which thrusts players into the role of a truth-seeker who must investigate the tragic circumstances of the Perfect Heaven cult’s mass suicide.


Animus – Stand Alone

Animus: Stand Alone is an Action RPG comprised of quick stages and compact boss battles. SA is a companion piece to the world and lore of Ire: Blood Memory. You may be new to this fractured world, but foreknowledge of Ire is nonessential. We hope that all fans of ARPGs can find enjoyment in this game.


The Forbidden Arts

The Forbidden Arts is an action adventure platformer with a focus on discovery and exploration. When the hero of the game, Phoenix, seeks the counsel of a druid to make sense of his visions, she awakens the latent pyromancy within him. This begins an epic journey from Phoenix’s humble beginnings as he seeks to master the element of fire.


Damsel

Cause distress in this fast-paced, challenging action platformer! Speed through dozens of missions as Special Agent Damsel, the first and last line of defence against the seedy world of corporate vampires. Rescue hostages, disarm bombs, hack servers and dispatch the undead with precision, speed, and style. Balance frenetic action with split second choices, and pay attention, you never know where the next vamp will come from.


Must Dash Amigos

Experience a Loco top-down Battle Racer filled with Piñata Stampedes, Avocados and mayhem for up to 4 Players! Must Dash Amigos is a humorous, family friendly fun-fest with controls so simple that anyone can play!


Thursday 8th August


Subdivision Infinity DX

Step into the cockpit of an intergalactic fighter and explore the great expanses of outer space. With more than 30 engaging story missions and side-quests spanning several star systems, Subdivision Infinity is an action-packed journey brimming with dogfights, boss battles, and more set against the stunning wild outer reaches of the cosmos.


Friday 9th August


Roarr! Jurassic Edition

ROARR!’s fast and dynamic gameplay is a modern tribute to the good old brawler games. With a load of terrifying bosses, cool enemies and six completely different Isles to explore, ROARR! is a brawler heaven and a perfect party game for up to four players on the coach!

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