Xbox One Game Releases 8th – 12th May 2017

This week is packed with ID@Xbox releases, with a wide range of genres to get your teeth in to. There’s classic sports action in NBA Playgrounds, side scrolling action in BUTCHER, first-person survival in Narcosis and 3D platforming in Human Fall Flat to name a few. Check them out with the rest of this weeks releases below. As always you can also find links to our coverage and the Xbox store page when available.

Tuesday 9th May

NBA Playgrounds

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

Classic NBA arcade action is back! Take your “A” game to the playground and beat the best in high-flying 2-on-2 basketball action. Practice your skills offline, play with up to three others on your Xbox or take your talents online to posterize your opponents with acrobatic jams and ridiculous displays of skill.


Wednesday 10th May

BUTCHER

Price: £7.99/$9.99/€9.99
Description:
BUTCHER is a fast-paced 2D shooter and a blood-soaked love letter to the cult classics of the genre. As a cyborg programmed to eradicate the last remnants of humanity, your sole purpose is to… well… annihilate anything that moves. So grab your weapon of choice (from chainsaws, to shotguns, to grenade launchers) and kill your way through underground hideouts, post-apocalyptic cities, jungles, and more. And if you’re feeling creative, there are plenty of other ways to end your enemies’ misery – hooks, lava pits, saws… no death will ever be the same again.
Check out our preview HERE Xbox store page HERE


Narcosis

Price TBC
Description:
Survival, horror at the sunless depths of the pacific: Stranded on the seafloor with low light and few tools, an industrial diver takes desperate steps to surface before his dwindling oxygen – and sanity – give out. Influenced and inspired by unconventional horror and narrative-driven games, Narcosis is rooted in reality, bnut steeped in the surreal.


Lethal League

Price: £11.99/$14.99/€14.99
Description:
Lethal League is a competitive projectile fighting game where you have to hit an anti-gravity ball into the face of your opponent to win. The ball speeds up with every strike, up to explosively extreme velocities. Play locally or battle it out online.
Xbox store HERE


Friday 12th May

Elliot Quest

Price: £11.99/$14.99/€14.99
Description:
Elliot can’t die—but he’s still running out of time. In Elliot Quest, the victim of a rare curse must find a cure before he’s transformed into a demon. After Elliot’s wife disappears, he falls sick and attempts to take his own life–only to discovers that he can’t die. Plagued by nightmares and growing weaker by the day, Elliot seeks out a local Sage, who tells him that he’s the victim of a rare curse. A demon called a Satar is slowly consuming Elliot’s vitality. If Elliot can’t find a cure to the curse before it’s too late, he will become a Satar. His only hope is to ask for the help of one of the island’s Guardians, who have kept the Satar from taking over Urele.
Check out our preview HERE Xbox store page HERE


Demon’s Crystals

Price: £3.99/$4.99/€4.99
Description:
Demon’s Crystals is a frenetic twin stick shooter where you guide the Urican demons through countless hazards in order to restore peace to the world. A variety of weapons and power-ups will help you defeat the massive enemy hordes. The Urican have always been at the top of the food pyramid, but one day three mysterious beings arrived causing the once peaceful inhabitants of the world to become aggressive and destructive.
Xbox store page HERE


Human Fall Flat

Price: TBC
Description:
Human:Fall Flat is a quirky, open-ended physics-based puzzle and exploration game set in floating dreamscapes. Your goal is to escape these surreal dreams by solving puzzles with nothing but your wits and physics. Bob is just a normal human with no superpowers, but given the right tools he can do a lot. Misuse the tools and he can do even more! The world of Human: Fall Flat features advanced physics and innovative controls that cater for a wide range of challenges. Bob’s dreams of falling are riddled with puzzles to solve and distractions to experiment with for hilarious results. The worlds may be fantastical, but the laws of physics are very real. Will you try to open that mysterious door, or would you rather see how far you can throw a speaker set out that window?
Check out our preview HERE 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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