Xbox One Game Releases 17th – 21st Apr 2017

After last weeks slim pickings we have a wave of games hitting this week, the majority are landing on Tuesday. Here’s hoping you’ve not spent all your money on Easter eggs. As usual you’ll find the price, description, Xbox store link and links to our preview/review. when available.

Tuesday 18th April

Voodoo Vince Remastered

Price: £11.99/$14.99
Description:
The Classic character platformer returns for the first time in over 13 years, and now in glorious high definition! Vince’s adventure takes him from the streets of New Orleans to the depths of a Louisiana bayou to find the whereabouts of his keeper Madam Charmaine. In true voodoo style, Vince encounters and defeats quirky monsters and villains… by kicking his own butt! By racing under a falling safe, jumping into a high speed blender, or leaping under falling rubble, Vince is sure to defeat his enemies-all while managing to escape completely unscathed.


Flinthook

Price: £11.99/$14.99
Description:
Flinthook is a fast action-platformer with “roguelike” elements. Become space’s greatest pirate with your hookshot, pistol and slowmo powers!
HOOK INTO ACTION!
– Zip around with your mighty hookshot! Aim freely and toss your giant anchor at golden rings to propel yourself around the levels at high speeds, giving you the agility and swiftness needed to dodge hazards and enemy bullets.
– Shoot in 360’ through your Blasma Pistol! Take down all sorts of enemies with fresh hot bullets!
– Look really cool with slow-motion powers! Slow down time to adjust your aim or pull off a tight stunt – do it often, it recharges real quickly and it makes you at least 200% cooler.
Xbox store page HERE


Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom

Price: £24.99/$29.99
Description:
Shiness is an action-RPG that takes you on a journey across a universe on the verge of collapse. Join Chado and his companions on their flying ship, as they travel between celestial islands in the wake of the devastated planet Mahera…
After crash-landing on a hostile island, you quickly find yourself in the middle of a conflict spanning multiple kingdoms. However, thanks to Chado’s newfound ability to communicate with the Shiness, a mysterious spirit imbued with magic, this explosive situation might find a peaceful outcome.
Xbox store page HERE


ATV Renegades

Price: £23.99/$29.99
Description:
Single Player World Tour features 6 tours to compete in, each consisting of four separate events. Single Player Quick Race allows the player to race against a definable number of CPU players at any unlocked event to practice or just for quick fun. Multiplayer allows two players to complete head-to-head on any unlocked event via split-screen on a single game console. Tutorial shows how the game is played.
Xbox store page HERE


Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

Price: £15.99/$19.99
Description:
Boasting beautiful, hand-drawn animations and a re-orchestrated soundtrack, the cult classic returns with a unique blend of exploration, action, and adventure!
Cursed into a half-human, half-lizard monstrosity by the Meka-Dragon, you are in search for a cure! The only way you can return to human form is to find the Salamander Cross, a magical item with the power to remove curses…
Xbox store page HERE


The Disney Afternoon Collection

Price: £15.99/$19.99
Description:
Starring a cast of beloved Disney characters, The Disney Afternoon Collection takes you back to a golden era of gaming and afternoons filled with adventure. Hunt for treasure around the globe as Scrooge McDuck, fight crime as the hero Darkwing Duck, take to the skies as ace pilot Baloo the bear, and enjoy co-op as Chip and Dale to take down Fat Cat. All six classic games feature new and improved visuals and include filtering options that replicate a retro look and feel.
Xbox store page HERE


Late Shift

Price £9.99/$12.49
Description:

Late Shift is a cinematic FMV adventure game written by the author of Guy Ritchie’s 2009 movie, Sherlock Holmes. After a brutal London heist, you must choose your own adventure in an interactive thriller with adaptable storylines that lead to one of seven conclusions. Your decisions are you.


Friday 21st April

Race The Sun

Price £7.99/$9.99
Description:
You are a solar-powered craft. The sun is your death timer. Hurtle towards the sunset at breakneck speed in a futile race against time. Delay the inevitable by catching speed boosts which reverse the setting sun – if only for a moment. Race The Sun is inspired by arcade games of the past with a focus on high scores, short game sessions, and pure fun mingled with nerve-wracking tension. The rules are simple: don’t crash, stay in the light, and don’t slow down!
Xbox store page HERE


‘n Verlore Verstand (US only release)

Price: $14.99
Description:
In ‘n Verlore Verstand you will be transported to a reality of dreams and nightmares. What will you discover about yourself in this journey through the subconscious?

In these realms of the unknown, you must travel through labyrinths of memories to eventually find your way to your own truth.
Xbox store page HERE


Deformers

Price: £29.99/$29.99
Description:

Prepare for an epic battle! Deformers is a fast and frantic multiplayer combat arena game. Smash up your friends in couch co-op, or team up and fight against others online!
Xbox store page HERE


Cities Skylines: Xbox One Edition

Price: £31.99/$39.99
Description:
Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition puts you in charge of a growing city – from the ground-breaking of its first streets to the ever-changing needs of thousands of citizens. Design, build, and manage the city of your dreams, from public services to civic policies, and challenge yourself to grow from a simple town to a bustling metropolitan hub.
Xbox store page HERE


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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