There’s seven releases on Xbox One this week, with Episode 2 of The Council kicking things off on Tuesday along with Descenders releasing in Game Preview. With those that have purchased the Ultimate Edition of State of Decay 2 being able to access the game four days early on Friday. Check them all out along with the rest of this week’s releases below.
Tuesday 15th May
The Council: Episode 2
Episode two of The Council, the narrative adventure game that redefines the genre with RPG mechanics and consequences for every choice, will release on May 15.Hide and Seek continues the story of Louis de Richet as he deals with the dramatic results of his actions in episode one, released to press and player acclaim earlier this year. He must continue his investigation into the disappearance of his mother, Sarah, while dealing with the newly-arrived Spanish head of state, the finally-revealed Lord Mortimer, and the quickly-forming factions on the island.
Descenders (Game Preview)
Descenders is extreme downhill mountain biking for the modern era, with procedurally generated worlds, and where mistakes have real consequences. Will you lead your team to glory and become the next legendary Descender? In Descenders your team is your life. When you pick a side — Enemy, Arboreal or Kinetic — you’ll be bound together with other players who choose the same side as you. Grab your bike, pick your team, and attempt to live up to the legend of your Descender. Will you join the die-hard, trick-frenzy ranks of Team Enemy, the proficient, off-road stylings of Team Arboreal, or the high-octane, speed-is-everything Team Kinetic?
Imagine a place where everything that is lost and forgotten goes; old toys, letters, single socks. The Forgotten Lands is a magical world inhabited by Forgotlings; creatures composed of mislaid objects longing to be remembered again.
Forgotton Anne is a seamless cinematic adventure game with light puzzle platforming elements. You play as Anne, the enforcer who keeps order in the Forgotten Lands, as she sets out to quash a rebellion that might prevent her master, Bonku, and herself from returning to the human world…
Wizard of Legend
Wizard of Legend is a fast-paced dungeon crawler with an emphasis on dynamic magical combat. Quick movement and even quicker use of spells will allow you to chain spells together to unleash devastating combinations against your enemies! Unlock over 100 unique spells and discover powerful spell combinations!
Wednesday 16th May
Lily’s Epic Quest for Lost Gems
Embark on an epic puzzle quest full of adventure and exploration. You play as Lily, a young archeologist who enters in her grandfather’s footsteps in a quest for the ultimate treasure, fame and glory. This puzzle adventure uses the match 3 puzzle mechanics, known from games like Candy Crush Saga or Bejeweled Blitz. By making combination of 3 or more blocks, Lily will be able to clear a path through different ground layers, in a search for rare Gems & Artifacts. Our hero needs to explore 10 magic worlds and dig towards the center of the earth, to find all 250 collectables.
Friday 18th May
State of Decay 2: Ultimate Edition
Build your community and invite up to three friends** to explore an open-world world filled with hostile zombies. Establish a base, develop your characters and manage resources to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. In the apocalypse, every decision matters and brings with it lasting consequences. How you survive just might surprise you.
Monster Slayers is a rogue-like deck-building RPG adventure with an innovative card-based battle system that lets you customize a deck to suit your play style.
Create a hero to join the Monster Slayers Guild and choose your path through the perilous Northern Valley as you follow your quest to defeat the legendary Harbinger and become a true Monster Slayer.