Grab Your Controller! Here Are This Week’s Xbox One Games

Xbox Games July 21-24

It’s another new week in the weirdest year in our collective history! Thankfully, Xbox gaming is alive and well with developers working hard to bring out brand new games to keep us all entertained. This week’s crop of Xbox games is another dandy with a wide array of game genres represented. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the notable titles for the week of July 21-24, 2020!

Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break is a competitive tower defense and arcade action rolled up with ACE Team’s quirky, Monty Python-esque humor into one giant, creative game for the ages. Jump into the expansive, gut-busting story for an eclectic adventure featuring bizarre and irreverent takes on legendary characters, or for the first time, create and share your own levels to compete with friends and strangers online in a real-time mix of hectic tower defense and epic boulder-racing arcade action.

A beautiful casual puzzle adventure platformer inspired by games like Lost Vikings and Limbo. Lost Vikings met Sin City, or is it Fear&Loathing in Las Vegas? Guide a monkey, horse, and a rhino through challenging puzzles, and discover the roots of their relationship through a full-blown comic book backstory. Each character has several abilities, and by combining their powers with one of their allies, they create a second tier of abilities. These will be necessary to get all three characters through the levels.

Based on the classic Turok Son of Stone comic book characters. In Turok: Escape from Lost Valley, you wake from a long sleep as Turok and adventure alongside Andar through the dangerous world of the Lost Valley as you seek to find a path home. Encounter creatures from the Turok comic series with a cute but dangerous twist.

  • Title: Creaks
  • Release Date: July 22
  • Price: Unknown

The ground starts shaking, light bulbs are breaking, and something unusual is happening right behind the walls of your very room. Equipped with nothing but wit and courage, you slowly descend into a world inhabited by avian folk and deadly furniture monsters. From the creators of indie classics Machinarium and Samorost comes Creaks, a new puzzle adventure game that delights the senses with its hand-painted visuals, precise animation, eerie sounds, and an eclectic original score from Hidden Orchestra.

  • Title: Rainswept
  • Release Date: July 22
  • Price: $9.99

Rainswept takes you on an emotional adventure in a small town affected by a double shooting. Join Detective Stone and unravel entangled threads of love, relationships, and unresolved trauma in this character-driven murder mystery game.

Fight through 4 time periods, from the era of the First World War to futuristic battles. Level up and evolve your aircraft from a wooden plane to a futuristic fighter. Then, refine it by increasing its armor, fuel, speed, firepower, and much more. You upgrade as you go, but you can still try to take on a tank armed with plasma cannons using just a wooden plane!

  • Title: Carrion
  • Release Date: July 23
  • Price: $19.99

CARRION is a reverse horror game in which you assume the role of an amorphous creature of unknown origin. Stalk and consume those that imprisoned you to spread fear and panic throughout the facility. Grow and evolve as you tear down this prison and acquire more and more devastating abilities on the path to retribution.

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Why have friends if not to play Golf… With Your Friends! Nothing is out of bounds as you take on courses filled with fast paced, exciting, simultaneous mini golf for up to 12 players!

Allison’s Diary: Rebirth is a first-person survival horror, where you will have to search for the truth while exploring realistic and graphically stunning environments, facing terrible enemies and scary jump scares. Escape from entities in the darkness, or try to fight lighting them up with the only weapon you have: your flashlight. Collect batteries to recharge it, and get items and clues useful to proceed in the story.

A 2D arcade action game with elements of run and gun and shoot ´em up classic games with a strong arcade feeling. A kid who will have the destiny of the world in his hands. Will have to face this wave of disasters, save the world and free your buddies.

  • Title: Tannenberg
  • Release Date: July 24
  • Price: $19.99

Tannenberg brings the massive battles of the Eastern Front in WW1 to life with 40 players fighting for control of key sectors of the battlefield, each one offering a distinct strategic advantage. Warfare between the Russian Empire, Germany, and their allies offers a fresh experience for first-person shooter players and history aficionados alike.

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Suzie is an avid gamer and has been since 1995. She lives in the desert with her own personal minion while dreaming of pixel worlds beyond Earth.

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