Xbox Game Releases 21/08 – 25/08

There’s a huge selection of games hitting the Xbox this week, from anticipated titles like The escapists 2 and F1 2017, to lesser known indie games, such as Super Comboman and Duck Game to name a few. Check out the full list of games below.

Tuesday 22nd August

The Escapists 2

Price: £19.99/$19.99/€19.99
Description:
Despite the towering walls, electric fences and the fact that you can’t leave, you should be thankful to be serving time here. The Glorious Leader sees and hears all. Every day you must attend roll call in the shadow of his almighty monument! Experience the thrill of escaping the hidden compound deep in the jungle. You’ll need determination and drive to avoid the unquestioningly devoted guards, constant surveillance, and the illustrious Leader himself, in your bid for freedom.
Xbox store HERE


Madden NFL 18

Price: £59.99/$59.99/€69.99
Description:
Madden NFL 18 takes a significant visual leap delivering the greatest looking Madden of all time with the power of the Frostbite engine. See stunning new stadium exteriors surrounded by vast cityscapes and watch the spectacle of NFL gameday come to life in the most photo realistic game to date. Pre-order today and receive an Elite player from your favorite NFL team and five Squad Packs in Madden NFL Ultimate Team, the complete NFL team-building mode with superstars from the past and present where there is a new way to play, every day.
Xbox store HERE


SwapQuest

Price: TBC
Description:
SwapQuest is a captivating new mix of easy-to-learn puzzle mechanics and old-school RPG elements. The kingdom of Aventana is under attack by a cloud of demons known as the Horde. Many legends tell of its destructive power and how it devoures everything in reach. Will you become the hero Aventana needs? Can you find the magical sword that is said to be powerful enough to defeat the Horde? Play as Prince Wilbert or Princess Wilma and go on a journey through the land to become stronger, wiser and braver as you fight cursed monsters, find invaluable treasures and discover the secrets of Aventana.
Xbox store HERE


Duck Game

Price: TBC
Description
Enter the futuristic year of 1984, an age where ducks run wild in a frantic battle for glory. Win over the crowd and gain a following by blasting your feathered friends with Shotguns, Net Guns, Mind Control Rays, Saxophones, Magnet Guns, and pretty much anything else a duck could use as a weapon. One hit and you’re roasted. This is DUCK GAME. Don’t blink.


Super Comboman: Smash Edition

Price: TBC
Description:
Enter a new action hero. An energetic islander with a funked up mullet nugget, wearer of loud Hawaiian shirts, eater of chocolate chip cookies, and owner of a talking fanny pack (yeah, a talking fanny pack). His name is Struggles, and he’s the working class hero with an ‘All You Can’ attitude, a spinning pile driver, and fireball moves to match.
Xbox store HERE


Wednesday 23rd August

Spartan

Price: TBC
Description

Help King Leo recover his stolen goods and punish whoever is behind this crime. With only your trusty shield and sword to protect you, face ferocious mythical monsters and bone snapping traps in this intense platforming adventure.


Masquerada: Songs and Shadows

Price: £15.99/$19.99/€19.99
Description:

Masquerada is a singleplayer tactical RPG adventure where real-time combat can be paused for tactics with venetian styled masks that grant deadly magic. Overcome devious marauders & fey curiosities as you witness a riveting tale of masked mystery voiced by Matthew Mercer, Jennifer Hale & more.


Knock Knock

Price: TBC
Description
There is an unusual cabin deep in the woods. It had served as a laboratory and a dwelling for three generations of Lodgers. But as of late the latest Lodger has been noticing weird changes in familiar surroundings; things are missing, noises and rattle heard. Something odd is coming out of the woods. Come night, it seems like someone’s made himself at home in the twilight of rooms, attics, and cellars.


ChromaGun

Price: £11.99/$14.99/€14.99
Description
Welcome to ChromaTec’s test lab! You’re here to test our newest, state-of-the-art military-grade color-technology: The ChromaGun (patent pending)! Use it to try and solve our meticulously designed test chambers. The basic principle is as easy as applying it is complex: Exit the chambers via the exit doors. But be weary of the WorkerDroids in charge of maintaining the chambers. They’re not exactly what you and I would call “human friendly”.
Xbox store HERE


Blacksea Odyssey

Price: £11.99/$14.99/€14.99
Description:
Enter the Blacksea Odyssey, a violent top-down rogue-lite space shoot ‘em up RPG brimming with colossal creatures and runic technologies. Explore dangerous, interstellar spacescapes as you hunt enormous space-behemoths with a harpoon and rune-infused spears. Unlock fierce space-huntsmen and collect runes to customize your spear and space-board to hunt as you please in the deadliest competition in the universe – the Blacksea Odyssey!
Xbox store HERE


AeternoBlade

Price: TBC
Description:
In the region of Awelsia, vengeful Freyja travels with an unknown weapon called ‘AeternoBlade’. Freyja looks to take revenge on Beladim, the Lord of the Mist who destroyed her village, Ridgerode, and killed her tribe. Her vengeance is helped by Vernia, who has as much merit as Beladim. Vernia taught Freya about the abilities of AeternoBlade.


Thursday 24th August

BLEED

Price: £7.99/$9.99/€9.99
Description:
Wryn is a girl with a big arsenal and big dreams — she wants to be the ultimate videogame hero! Help her take down the Greatest Heroes of All Time in an action-packed bid to claim the title for herself and show the world what a true hero looks like! Bleed is an action-platformer focused on stylish, acrobatic dodging and fluid, challenging gameplay. There’s no filler — just you and your skills against seven levels of enemies, obstacles, breakneck set-pieces and inventive bosses!
Xbox store HERE


Friday 25th August

Path of Exile

Price: £15.99/$19.99/€19.99
Description:

Earn devastating skills and valuable items as you fight your way through the dark continent of Wraeclast. With unrivalled character customisation, Path of Exile is an award-winning online Action RPG created by hardcore gamers, for hardcore gamers.
Xbox store HERE


Mages of Mystralia

Price: £15.99/$19.99/€19.99
Description:
In the kingdom of Mystralia, it takes more brains than brawn to succeed. You will face down giant, powerful creatures and navigate treacherous terrain. You will encounter puzzles that confound even the wisest of the old sages. And you must overcome obstacles put in place by people who do not want you to succeed.
Xbox store HERE


Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy

Price: TBC
Description:

Collect all 4 Storm games in one breathtaking collection and includes HD Remasters of Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm, Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3: Full Burst, and Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4: Road to Boruto.


Absolute Drift: Zen Edition

Price: £9.59/$11.99/€11.99
Description:
This is a driving experience like no other. Journey from apprentice to master drifter as you hone your skill in a gorgeous minimalist world. Travel from airports and docks to a floating metropolis in search of new cars and ever greater challenges. Chill out to over 3 hours of electronic music by C41 and Nyte. Push yourself to the limit on drifting tracks and wild mountain roads while you work to unlock trophies and elite Midnight events. Drift alongside ghosts of the top players in the world, or refine your skill by out-scoring your own ghost. Your driving skills will be challenged at every turn until you finally become a master drifter.
Xbox store HERE


F1 2017

Price: £54.99/$59.99/€69.99
Description:
Make history in F1™ 2017. Win the 2017 World Championship, break every record in the fastest ever F1™ cars, and race some of the most iconic F1 cars of the last 30 years. With an even deeper ten year Career, more varied gameplay in the new ‘Championships’ mode, and a host of other new features, both online and offline, F1 2017 is the most complete and thrilling F1 videogame ever.
Xbox store HERE


Eventide 2: Sorcerer’s Mirror

Price: £7.99/$9.99/€9.99
Description:
Embark on a mystical adventure in a forgotten mountain village ruled by an immortal sorcerer. Can you unravel his secret? Explore an enchanted world full of Imps, apparition, magical animals and other mysterious creatures taken directly from Eastern European folk and fairy tales. The decisions you make will influence the fate of characters and the end of the game.


Battle of the Bulge

Price: £7.99/$9.99/€9.99
Description:
Battle of the Bulge is a fast-paced WW2 game where precise movement and detailed planning make the difference between a vain attempt and a brave operation. Set during what the historian Antony Beevor called “Hitler’s Last Gamble”, Battle of the Bulge provides an immersive experience on a tactical/operational level, putting the player in command of the Allies or the German forces fighting each other in several scenarios in one of the most brutal and wild environments of Western Europe: the snow-covered forest of the Ardennes!
Xbox store HERE


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