Hello again, we hope you’ve had a fantastic week so far, and the weekend treats you well, packed with lots of game time and lots of treats.
Sometimes there’s nothing better than getting ahead of yourself in the gaming world, it sure bodes well for some interesting conversation with your fellow gaming enthusiasts.
So, grab your cup of coffee or tea if you prefer and have a nose at what’s about to hit the Microsoft Store.
As one week ends, a new one looms, welcome to our end of week feature New week, new games, a little bit of info that puts you in the know of what’s being released in the days to come.
Here’s what’s being released between the 27th of January and the 31st January.
A single-player third-person interactive story, where a hungover koala detective wakes to find his lover Alex has been kidnapped. Walk, talk, drink, dance, smoke, watch, sauna, trip, and find Alex in this noir-like adventure game from Convict Games.
Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
A magical realist adventure game in five acts, featuring a haunting electronic score, and a suite of hymns and bluegrass. Rendered in a striking visual style that draws as much from theatre, film, and experimental electronic art as it does from the history of games, this is a story of unpayable debts, abandoned futures, and the human drive to find community.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition
The god Eothas awakened from his sleep, erupting from beneath your castle, killing your people and stealing a piece of your soul. Now only you and your companions can uncover the rogue god’s machinations as he tramples over the Deadfire Archipelago. The award-winning RPG from the masters at Obsidian Entertainment finally arrives, featuring all major updates and expansions.
It came from Space and Ate Our Brains
Send aliens to oblivion in It Came From Space and Ate Our Brains, a unique top-down arcade shooter with powerful weapons, co-op, and a way to turn aliens into goo. It’s all here! Explore atmospheric locations with a flashlight and a weapon powerful enough to blast those unwanted intergalactic guests back into space.
Journey to the Savage Planet
In this upbeat and colourful, co-op adventure game you play as the newest recruit to Kindred Aerospace. Dropped onto an uncharted planet with little equipment and no real plan, you must explore, catalogue alien flora and fauna and determine if this planet is fit for human habitation. But perhaps you are not the first to set foot here…
Rush along futuristic, neon tracks, gather beats and catch the rhythm. The racetrack is created in real time based on the game’s music tracks. The speed and mood of each run are determined by the compositions chosen. Obstacles and awards are generated from the music. Get into the rhythm and collect as many points as possible.
Milo’s Quest: Console Edition
The young puppy, Milo, is enjoying his time in the park and sees a delicious bone to chew on. But its cursed and sets free the evil king Old Skull. Now it’s up to Milo to go on an adventure to stop the curse! Choose from a variety of difficulty levels for your adventure, pick up items and tools on your quest to help defeat ghosts and solve puzzles to stop the evil king in this retro-inspired adventure game.
Monster Energy Supercross 3 – Special Edition
Xbox One X Enhanced – Relive the 2019 AMA Monster Energy Supercross season with 100 riders of both 450SX and 250SX categories, 15 official stadiums and tracks and, for the very first time, you have the possibility to join the Official Supercross Teams of the 2019 Championship in the career mode. Pre-order the Special Edition to get the full game, the Season Pass with 9 DLCs, two additional rider and bike customisation sets and the exclusive Early Access to access content 4 days before release!
Taking place in the development offices of the Awesome Rainbow Corp software company, trouble arises just as you’re gearing up to release the final version of your game. Bugs are occurring and time is running out! To deal with this situation, a programmer, Stella, whips up a debug program called Code Shifter. Now, Stella’s avatar will dive into the game and start fixing it; but will Stella and her coworkers be able to find the origin of these bugs and deliver the game before the launch date?
Xbox Play Anywhere
Xbox One X Enhanced – A minimalist action arcade masterpiece with one rule: dodge everything. Evade enemies and test your skills in over 100 trials in the campaign mode, outlast your friends in multiplayer battles, or build custom challenges with the level editor.
A fwooshy rogue-lite action flight simulator where you blow things up over land, sea, and air across an infinite number of procedurally-generated islands. Go toe-to-toe with enemy aces or assault giant flying aircraft carriers… but watch out for volleys of missiles; when you die, you’re dead.
A game about listening to people’s problems and helping them by serving up a warm drink out of the ingredients you have in stock. Immerse yourself in the stories of alternative-Seattle inhabitants, ranging from a dramatic love story between an elf and a succubus, an alien trying to understand humans’ lives, and many others modern readers will find strongly echo the world around them.