A new week is upon us, and a new week means new games. We take a look at what’s fresh and ready to hit the Microsoft Store Next week 26thth August to the 30th August, and as you can see, we are in for a treat, with a nice mix and lots of variety as always.

WreckFest

August 26, 2019

As its tagline “Drive Hard, Die Last” might suggest you can expect never ending vehicular mayhem in Wreckfest, the true-to-life physics simulation crafted by legendary developer Bugbear (FlatOut 1 & 2).  Expect epic crashes and neck-to-neck, full-contact racing in battles across the finish line as you burn rubber and shred metal in the ultimate driving playground.

Control

August 27, 2019

Xbox One X Enhanced – After a secretive agency in New York is invaded by an otherworldly threat, you become the new Director struggling to regain Control. From developer Remedy Entertainment, this supernatural 3rd person action-adventure will challenge you to master the combination of supernatural abilities, modifiable loadouts, and reactive environments while fighting through a deep and unpredictable world.

MXGP 2019

August 27, 2019

Xbox One X Enhanced – The official Motocross Championship game is back with lots of new features! Challenge MXGP and MX2 riders and teams in official races held all around the world, share your gaming experience with the community, create the Motocross track of your dreams, or play the Waypoint mode to create your own path, set the best time, and challenge your opponents to earn unique customisation sets.

The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut

August 27, 2019

Xbox Play Anywhere / Xbox Game Pass – Create the hero you want to be and craft your party of adventures as you embark on a heroic adventure. Play as Bard, Fighter, Practitioner, and Rogue, each featuring 60-70 skills and collectively unlocking 21 unique classes. Build an array of characters to make every play-through a unique experience.

Vambrace: Cold Soul

August 28, 2019

A rogue-like fantasy-adventure set amidst a frozen landscape. Plan your expeditions underground, then journey to the cursed city surface with your team of heroes. Wield unique powers, avoid dangerous traps, brave strange encounters, and survive deadly combat!

Headspun

August 28, 2019

A FMV/Adventure hybrid set in Cortex — the world of Theo Kavinsky’s broken brain. After waking from a coma, Theo finds his life in disrepair. With no memory of the accident, it’s up to Ted and Teddy – the conscious and subconscious voices in his head – to work out what happened, and put his life back on track.

 SubaraCity

August 28, 2019

A new twist for puzzle game fans, combining careful planning with relaxing gameplay. You’re not just matching blocks, but you’re building a city at the same time. The buildings on the blocks can be combined into larger, and special, buildings and your decisions will decide the city’s future.

Kamiko

August 29, 2019

Fight as priestesses named Kamiko and battle against demons while solving puzzles to make your way through the stages. Each stage has several Torii (gates) which are magically sealed and you must find a way to break all the seals to make your way to the end-stage boss. Great title if you’re looking for an arcade action game with a twist.

Hookbots

August 28, 2019

From knights and dinosaurs, to bounty hunters and space warriors, choose, customise, and crush tons of different bots. Battle and challenge your human friends in this multiplayer robot party game with 52 ways to customise your bots across 14 game modes.

Whipseey and the Lost Atlas

August 28, 2019

Play as Alex, a young boy who’s curiosity has landed him in a world of trouble. After finding himself lost in a strange world and being transformed into a magical creature named Whipseey, he must to solve the mystery of the Lost Atlas to return to his original form and go back home in this retro inspired action platformer.

Gaijin Charenji 11: Kiss or Kill

August 28, 2019

A punk narrative shoot-them-up where you not only shoot to kill, exterminate, and destroy but you can also kiss your enemies to make a more loving world. Originally designed for the Dreamcast in 1998 by Yoshihiro Takahashi, Kiss or Kill has now been completed 21 years later by his son Yosuke Takahashi.

Legend of the Sky Fish

August 28, 2019

A beautiful level-based adventure puzzler with a unique weapon and tool – a fishing pole! Follow the intrepid Little Red Hook on her journey with the Moonwhale to defeat the monstrous Skyfish. Use your fishing pole as a weapon or a grappling hook and upgrade it as you go. Features a beautiful hand-painted art, intricate action puzzles and unique enemies, and a huge world of 45 handcrafted levels.

Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

August 29, 2019

Xbox One X Enhanced – In this suave secret agent adventure game, you play as Agent A in this stylish world full of retro futuristic contraptions, hidden gizmos, gadgets, and clever puzzles. Mental notes and observations will aid you in solving tricky puzzles as you collect objects and use them to unlock a trail of puzzles leading you ever closer to your target!

Decay of Logos

August 30, 2019

Embark on a journey of revenge and betrayal set in motion by the destruction of our young adventurer’s village at the hands of Crimson Knights. Battle unforgiving foes that roam this once peaceful realm and venture to ancient ruins and dungeons in search of rewards in a quest to find the truth behind the attack of Ada’s home in this third-person, action adventure RPG.

The Dark Pictures Anthology – Man of Medan

August 30, 2019

Xbox One X Enhanced – Five friends set sail on a holiday diving trip that soon changes into something much more sinister. Embark on a horrific journey aboard a ghost ship, experience your terrifying story with a friend online or go for safety in numbers with up to five players offline. The choices you make will decide their fate. Who will you save?

Blair Witch

August 30, 2019

Console Launch Exclusive / Xbox Game Pass – It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods… Blair Witch is a first-person, story-driven psychological horror game based on the cinematic lore of Blair Witch.

Newt One

August 30, 2019

Xbox One X Enhanced – A relaxing, colourful 3D platformer that rewards you for how much life you bring to the world, not how much life you take from it. Seek out your friends and find the Elders to restore your realm’s music, life, and colour!

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