Rediscover Diablo II in This Week’s Xbox Games (Sep 20-24)

It’s a huge week this week with the release of Blizzard’s Diablo II Resurrected. It is just one amazing Xbox title that Microsoft has curated for its fans. Whether you’re looking for a platformer, a beat ’em up, or something calmer like a city builder, there’s surely something to appeal to anyone. Let’s take a look at this week’s games.

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Golf Peaks (Xbox One X Enhanced)

Ditch your hiking gear, don your golfing cap and climb mountain peaks just by playing golf! No understanding of golf is required – just grab your controllers and conquer the mountain peaks by making your way to the hole, however not in the usual skill-shot-based style. Instead, plan your strategy and use action cards to move the ball! Solve over 120 enjoyable yet challenging puzzles accompanied by relaxing music and minimalist, eye-pleasing graphics and conquer the summits!

Street Outlaws 2: Winner Takes All (Optimized for Xbox Series X/S, Smart Delivery)

The stakes have just been raised! In this high-octane sequel, you have to prove your mettle in some of the roughest and most unforgiving drag and street races across the United States. Your success depends on how you perform, your strategy on modding your car, and how much reputation you ultimately earn along the way.

World War Z: Aftermath

World War Z: Aftermath is the ultimate co-op zombie shooter inspired by Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster film, and the next evolution of the original hit World War Z that has now captivated over 15 million players. Turn the tide of the zombie apocalypse on consoles and PC with full cross-play. Join up to three friends or play on your own with AI teammates against hordes of ravenous zombies in intense story episodes across new zombie-ravaged locations around the world. Take back Vatican City in an epic confrontation in Rome, and join forces with survivors in Russia’s snowbound Kamchatka peninsula.

Wednesday, September 22

Alder’s Blood: Definitive Edition

God is dead and it was us who killed him. Without God, the world became twisted and has fallen into chaos. Malevolent essence bleeding from his dead carcass gives birth to inhuman abominations that roam the land, hunting and devouring anything human.

Crisis Wing

Push your shoot’em up skills to the limit in nostalgic pixel art style as you launch into Crisis Wing, lovingly crafted to recall the frantic action of arcade classics! Featuring 7 vertical scrolling stages, upgradeable weapons, and cooperative multiplayer, Crisis Wing combines modern gameplay advancements with nostalgic presentation, enriched by a ricking FM soundtrack and CRT filters for a genuine old-school vibe.

Thursday, September 23

Diablo II: Resurrected (Optimized for Xbox Series X/S, Smart Delivery)

Pursue the mysterious Dark Wanderer and fight the denizens of hell as you uncover the fate of the Prime Evils Diablo, Mephisto, and Baal, now in all-new 3D graphics. Experience the genre-defining Diablo gameplay featuring robust RPG character progression, incredibly deep itemization, and visceral hack-and-slash combat.

Embr

Join Embr, THE Emergency Services Revolution, and become an Embr Respondr™ today! Fight fires and save lives while climbing the ladder of success, all within the comfort of flexible working hours. Embr’s mission is simple; bring über firefighting to everyone, everywhere.

May’s Mysteries: The Secret of Dragonville

Follow May, an independent and charismatic girl, in her quest to find her missing brother. Advance through the cartoon-style drawn adventures by solving over 270 logic puzzles, tricky rhythmic games, and hand-drawn hidden object scenes. Search for clues about May’s brother, visit mysterious locations and meet interesting characters along the way, which will help you in your journey.

Sable

Embark on a unique and unforgettable journey and guide Sable through her Gliding; a rite of passage that will take her across vast deserts and mesmerizing landscapes, capped by the remains of spaceships and ancient wonders.

The Plane Effect (Optimized for Xbox Series X/S)

It’s your final day at the office, it is time to clock out and return home – loomed over by a cosmic anomaly with an oppressive, otherworldly force. Helpless over the cosmos, all you know is that you must return to your family, as soon as you can.

Friday, September 24

A Gummy’s Life (Optimized for Xbox Series X/S)

The gummies have invaded the city, they’re everywhere: in the football stadium, the park, the fortress, the fairground, even in the beehive?! It’s impossible to keep your eyes off the relentless free-for-all gummy action with their floppy fistfights and sweet yet savage sucker punches.

Blind Postman

You can see only the walls. You cannot stop until you hit an obstacle. Obstacles can be dangerous. Obstacles can be helpful. You won’t find out until you try. What is it glowing in the distance? It’s a letter! You have to reach it. You have to gather it and bring it to the end.

Death Park

Explore a huge, abandoned amusement park with a killer clown at the center of it all. Will you be able to solve all the puzzles that are waiting for you on the path to escape in these horror stories? Play a deadly game of hide and seek and try to survive the night!

Death Park

In Celebration of Violence

In Celebration of Violence is a fantasy action roguelike of exploration and murder. Methodical combat requires that you plan your attacks, dodges, blocks, and parries while considering your opponents and the environment. Death is permanent but you can improve your stats and purchase items to aid future lives. And if things get too tough then up to four local friends can grab controllers and aid the hero as player-controlled monsters, zombies, and bandits.

Lost Judgment

December 2021, Tokyo district court. Akihiro Ehara stands accused of groping a woman on a crowded train. A bystander’s video footage of his attempt to flee the scene and subsequent apprehension is all over the news, and public outcry demands a maximum sentence.

Little Kite

The game highlights the problems of a struggling family, in which one person has given up, and another tries to correct mistakes of the past. The main characters are Mary and her son Andrew. After the death of her husband, Mary married for a second time, to Oliver, in an attempt to create a full-fledged family for her son. But every day, problems consume the new husband and he finds his solace in alcohol. Soon, they find domestic violence becomes commonplace.

The Addams Family: Mansion Mayhem

Family game night is about to get terrifyingly exciting! Save the Addams Family Mansion from destruction in this hilarious 3D platform adventure for up to four players. Play minigames that will have you bumping and jumping over each other to win.

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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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