This Week’s Xbox One Game Releases 28th May – 1st June

It’s a bumper week of releases with no less than Sixteen titles hitting the store, and that doesn’t include the Fifty plus games contained within Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Classics, or the Twelve Street Fighter titles contained within the 30th anniversary edition. That’s just two of the titles hitting the store this week, check them out below along with the rest of this week’s releases..

Tuesday 29th May

Moonlighter


Description:
Every adventure has to pay off.
During an archaeological excavation – a set of Gates were discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was found near the excavation site – providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure. Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements that demonstrates two sides of the coin – revealing everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that secretly dreams of becoming a hero.


Birdcakes


Description:
Step into a world of state-of-the-art cupcake-and-bird weaponry! After a picnic went horribly wrong, Pancake the Cupcake desperately tries to fend off hungry flies away from his girlfriend Cherry! Featuring colorful 2D art; tight shooting controls; and fluid aerial movement mechanics; you’ll be set for a wacky, zero-calorie romp through the kitchen and beyond. Fly through 6 fly-infested worlds and destroy them with Pancake’s powerful candy bullets. This will be no walk in the park however! Die once, and it’s all the way back to the beginning; so make sure to buy power-ups from the bakery store and get ready to save the (cupcake) world!


Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection


Description:
Celebrate Street Fighter’s historic legacy with the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection. In this massive collection of 12 Street Fighter titles, which encompass the Street Fighter I, Street Fighter II, Street Fighter III and Street Fighter Alpha series, perfect arcade balance makes it to consoles for the first time ever. Hop online and relive the arcade experience through the online Arcade Mode or play with friends in the online lobby within four of the most definitive Street Fighter titles in the collection.


SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis Classics


Description:
SEGA’s collection of Mega Drive & Genesis classics comes to a new generation of consoles – and players. Over 50 titles across all genres from all-time classics like Sonic and Streets of Rage 2 to deep RPGs like the Phantasy Star series; arcade action, shooters, beat’m ups, puzzlers, old favourites and hidden gems. New features bring modern convenience to the classics. Save your game at any time, rewind those slip-ups, or customise your controls. Earn bragging rights with online multiplayer and achievements. The largest collection of retro classics on console in one great package!


Yoku’s Island Express


Description:
Yoku has arrived on Mokumana and he’s ready for the easy life, soaking up the sun and delivering parcels on a tropical paradise! However, an ancient Island deity is trapped in a restless sleep – and it’s all down to Yoku to traverse the island using a unique blend of pinball mechanics, platforming and open world exploration, in an amazing adventure to help those in need! Flip and bump our pint-sized protagonist around the stunning hand-painted island on your quest to rebuild the post-office, and wake an old god from its deep slumber.


Wednesday 30th May

STAY


Description:
What would you do if a stranger’s fate rested in your fingertips? And how would you cope if every second counted? Award-winning graphic adventure STAY asks those very questions: When Quinn wakes up alone in a locked room with nothing of note save for a computer hooked up to a chat room, you become his single ray of hope. Your choices – and your timeliness – will single-handedly shape his escape efforts… or lead him down the path to an untimely end.


Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition


Description:
Set out on a grand adventure in this turn-based, retro style, pixel-art RPG, inspired by the great titles of the 90’s. Take on the roles of in-game players taking on the roles of their characters in a traditional pen and paper RPG session in the ultimate meta roleplaying experience.
As both the playing characters AND the game master, players can choose which battles to fight. Put together a bunch of monsters to make for a challenging fight and your efforts will be equally rewarded!


Die for Valhalla!


Description:
Die for Valhalla! is an action RPG where you hack, slash and crush your enemies! Possess and take full control of heroes, monsters and other things to help Vikings save their realm!
You are a Valkyrie, from Old Norse valkyrja “chooser of the slain”. You embark on a quest that will lead you through strange lands where Norse Mythology collides with Lovecraftian mythos. Sounds Weird? Well, because it is!


Fox N Forests


Description:

FOX n FORESTS is a 2D action platformer with RPG elements inspired by the glorious days of 16-bit! Switch between various seasons on the fly, shoot and slash with your magic melee crossbow and snatch valuable loot to unveil the mystery of the 5th seasons. A thrilling pixel art fable with rewarding super secrets, screen filling bosses and thriving exploration. This is 16-bit how you remember it!


ZAMB! Redux


Description:
ZAMB! Redux is a mash-up of a twin stick shooter and a tower defence game. Play in couch co-op with a friend, sibling or partner as two space agents, Cye (the brawler) and Chrome (the tactician).
Exterminate hordes of biomutants created by a mad scientist. Mix and match turrets, powers and traps to find your favourite play styles – from close combat to long-range destruction. When your buddy isn’t there, go solo, switch dynamically between the characters and power through challenges on your own.


Thursday 31st May

Milanoir


Description:
Inspired by the Italian crime flicks of the ’70s revered by Quentin Tarantino, Milanoir is a pixel-packed action game set in the violent city of Milan. Come meet Piero, a convict suddenly released from prison looking for revenge over the man who framed him. Hunt for the truth and escape the ones who are chasing you through an unforgiving city. Someone wants you dead: you have to use all your toughness to survive. Shoot, choke, sneak your way through the enemies and engage them in breathtaking car chases.


Friday 1st June

Oh…Sir! The Hollywood Roast


Description:
Oh…Sir! The Hollywood Roast is a spin-off to the surprise indie hit, Oh…Sir! The Insult Simulator. This time around we’re taking tinsel town down a few notches, whilst classing up the joint.

Play as one of many famous – but for legal purposes, slightly different – pop culture icons and verbally spar with other Hollywood elitists using a deep battle system.


Mining Rail


Description:
Mining Rail is a roller coaster game.
Get into your mine cart and drive at high speed along the railway track, getting through the mine to the exit and down to the valley. The track is steep, the curves tight and the force tries to take your vehicle out of the bend. A good pilot now shifts the weight, tilts the mine cart in the curve and manages every tricky part of the track.


Earth Atlantis


Description:
“The Great Climate Shift” struck at end of the 21st century. Ninety six percent of the earth’s surface is underwater. Human civilization has fallen. Machines have adopted the shape and form of marine animals.
The ocean is full of creature-machine hybrid monsters. You are a “Hunter” and the new journey begins…
Earth Atlantis is a side-scrolling shooter with an original “Monster-Hunting” gameplay. Search and hunt down dreadful sea monsters and explore the post-apocalyptic underwater world. Unlock multiple ships with special weapons and abilities for your journey and become a legendary hunter!


Lichtspeer: Double Speer Edition


Description:
LICHTSPEER is an action arcade lightspear-throwing simulator based in an Ancient Germanic Future. Co-op mode for 2 players included!
In a land filled with Penguin Vikings, Wurst Zombies, and Hipster Ice Giants, survival is an art. Fortunately, an ancient champion with an elegant weapon has been summoned to please the Gods and restore balance to the universe.
Grab your lightspear, become a Germonaut, and traverse lands straight out of Germanic myths. Survive with style and expand your powers to fight for the glory and amusement of the almighty Gods.


The Journey Down – Chapter One


Description:
In a shady corner of Kingsport Bay, at the outskirts of St Armando, Bwana and his trusted sidekick Kito struggle to make ends meet at their run-down gas station. Little do they know that they are about to be thrown into a spine-tingling adventure that will take them far from home and right into a twisting plot of corruption and danger. In the first chapter of The Journey Down, the search for a lost journal leads to forgotten secrets of the mysterious Underland. Follow Bwana and Kito as they puzzle their way forward and begin to uncover the true fate of their long lost father, Captain Kaonandodo.


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