Xbox One Game Releases 15th – 19th May 2017

This week sees the release of The Surge & Injustice 2 on Tueday, with Shadow Warrior 2 landing on Friday, There’s also a bunch of ID@Xbox games releasing this week including Black & White Bushido, Tango Fiesta and Skylar & Plux to name a few. Check out the list below for more, and as always you’ll find links to any of our coverage and the Xbox store for each game where possible.

Tuesday 16th May

The Surge

Price: £49.99/$59.99/€59.99

Description:
Welcome to CREO, the megacorporation saving our world! A catastrophic event has knocked you out during the first day on the job… you wake up equipped with a heavy-grade exoskeleton, in a destroyed section of the complex. Robots gone haywire, insane augmented co-workers and rogue AI – everything wants you dead. Defy deadly enemies and huge bosses in tight, visceral melee combat. Target and slice specific limbs off your foes, with a next-gen loot system where you loot what you dismember! Equip, upgrade and craft new weapons and armors sliced from enemies, and make yourself stronger through a fresh take on leveling-up.
Check out our early look video HERE Xbox store HERE


Seasons After Fall

Price: £14.99/$19.99/€19.99
Description:
Seasons After Fall is a 2D platform-puzzler game that will let you dive into a captivating universe and explore a land governed by magic and nature. As a wild fox you are sent on a perilous journey to meet the four Guardians, aided only by your ability to change the seasons at will, manipulating a gorgeous 2D world. Each of the seasons has a drastic change on the environment: it is up to you to change the world and open new paths. Winter can freeze waterfalls, and the rain from Spring can raise water levels, while Summer can cause some plants to grow and extend. Discover a world brought to life by stunning hand-painted graphics and original music performed by a string quartet. Visit enchanted vistas and sceneries while the music, the mood, and the atmosphere change seamlessly with the seasons. The world of Seasons After Fall is overflowing with secrets, can you uncover the truth?
Check out our review HERE Xbox store HERE


Injustice 2 US Release (EU Release 19th May)

Price: £54.99/$59.99/€59.99
Description:
Power up and build the ultimate version of your favorite DC legends in INJUSTICE 2.
•EVERY BATTLE DEFINES YOU: With every match you’ll earn gear to equip, customize and evolve your roster.
•A NEW THREAT RISES: Picking up where Injustice left off, Batman struggles against Superman’s regime, as a new threat appears that will put Earth’s very existence at risk.
•THE BEST OF DC: Choose from the biggest DC Universe roster ever and battle across iconic locations in epic scale battles.
•BUILT BY NETHERREALM: Developers of the best-selling and critically acclaimed MORTAL KOMBAT franchise.
Xbox store HERE


Wednesday 17th May

Black & White Bushido

Price: £10.39/$12.99/€12.99
Description:
Black & White Bushido is a 2D arena brawler that pits the forces of light and shadow against each other. Each team can disappear into their respective colours and move without being seen. Fight for control of the light or the dark in multiple arenas, hiding from your foes and seizing objectives. Pick up items and use them to surprise, maim and trap your opponents in a way only a true warrior can.

– Unique combat system allows you to cut through the air and clash with your foes
– 1- 4 Local Multiplayer & Online Matchmaking
– Seven exciting and dynamically changing arenas
– 2 compelling modes of combat – Team Deathmatch & Capture The Flag
– Set high scores and challenge yourself against AI opponents in Challenge mode
– Unlockable achievements and levels
Check out our preview HERE Xbox store HERE


Tango Fiesta

Price: £7.99/$9.99/€9.99
Description:

Tango Fiesta is an action packed, top-down, cooperative, two-stick, shooter for 1 to 4 players. Set in a world where the events from every single 80’s action film ever made actually happened to one unlucky hero, John Strong. Join forces with up to three friends get to blast, shoot and knife your way through endless procedurally generated levels in the ultimate true story behind all those amazing movies!
Check out our preview HERE Xbox store HERE


Mr Pumpkin Adventure (US only)

Price: TBC
Description:

The protagonist of the game: Mr. Pumpkin adventures in the strange vegetable kingdom only to find his memory.50 exquisite game scenes lead the players to enter this fancy vegetable kingdom. The interesting game levels and various interconnected puzzles bring players an attractive Puzzle Kingdom.
Xbox store HERE


Thursday 18th May

A Walk in the Dark

Price: TBC
Description:

In this action platformer you play as a cat, Bast, running through a dark fantasy world. You’ll be running, jumping and sliding with smooth and precise controls designed to make you feel like a cat. But it won’t be easy. In the dark you never know what lies in the shadows.
Check out our preview HERE


Friday 19th May

Mayan Death Robots: Arena

Price: £5.59/$6.99/€6.99
Description:
Mayan Death Robots reinvents the artillery genre in a Mayan setting invaded by alien killing machines. Pick a robot from the roster and enter the arena to destroy your opponent’s power core. Aim your weapon before the timer runs out, but don’t be distracted by the pretty scenery: when the rockets start flying, you already need to plan your next move! Will you choose to move your robot to a better vantage point, or will you build defenses to keep your opponent from landing a killing blow?
Xbox store HERE


Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island

Price: TBC
Description:

Skylar & Plux Adventure on Clover Island is an enthusiastic revival of the legendary 3D-Platformer genre with classic gameplay, fun gadgets and a light-hearted story set in a gorgeous, colourful world reminiscent of childhood adventure. Go on an action-packed adventure, collect items to help you explore a beautiful paradise and save it from destruction.


Portal Knights

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

Leave the familiar world behind and step into the fantastic unknown with Portal Knights, a cooperative 3D sandbox action-RPG! Level up your character and craft powerful gear to defeat your enemies in real-time tactical combat. Explore dozens of randomly-generated islands and restore peace to a world torn apart by The Fracture.
Xbox store HERE


Shadow Warrior 2

Price: TBC
Description:
Shadow Warrior 2 is the evolution of our previous offbeat first-person shooter following the further misadventures of former corporate shogun Lo Wang. Now surviving as a reclusive mercenary on the edge of a corrupted world, the formidable warrior must again wield a devastating combination of guns, blades, magic and wit to strike down the demonic legions overwhelming the world. Battle alongside allies online in four-player co-op or go it alone in spectacular procedurally-generated landscapes to complete daring missions and collect powerful new weapons, armor, and arcane relics of legend.


Game releases are subject to change and may vary depending on region. Some games are not announced until day of release and therefore this list may not be complete.

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