A Wide Array of Fun in This Week’s Xbox Games

Xbox Games August 3 - 7

There’s a lot to unpack in this week’s Xbox games. No matter what kind of game strikes your fancy, it’s likely that it can be found in the newest releases. Whether it’s an epic battle of green vs tan or a tactical RPG or even becoming a skull to defeat enemies, these new XB1 games have you covered. See what’s new for August 3-8, 2020!

  • Title: Relicta
  • Release date: August 4

Play as a top physicist stranded on an eerie, derelict Moonbase. Find your way around the enigmatic, terraformed craters by bending gravity and magnetism to your will in order to solve physical puzzles. Will you rush straight ahead and try to reach safety – or will you take your time to gather clues and unravel the intrigues of 22nd-century orbital politics? Buried in the eternal darkness of the lunar craters lies a secret that might claim your daughter’s life – or change the fate of humanity forever. Are you ready to face the ultimate consequences of your research?

  • Title: Skully
  • Release date: August 4

On a mysterious remote island, a skull washes up on shore and is reawakened by an enigmatic deity. Dubbed Skully, the newly reanimated being has been summoned to intervene in a war between the deity’s three siblings, whose quarrel jeopardizes the island they call home. Fate has bestowed Skully with a second chance at “life” and his adventure will take him across a strange paradise as he seeks an end to the conflict that plagues the isle.

When the Wizard of Darkness awakened, it was up to one man to defeat him. When that man was accidentally killed by one idiot, Tobuscus (or “person of extremely low intelligence” – gently put), the responsibility of becoming an AWESOME WIZARD fell onto him… by default! Wizards: Wand of Epicosity is a thrilling, fast paced Tower Defense game with magic, zombies, and a teleporting castle.

Wizards

The Mean Greens is a 3rd-person shooter played from the perspective of toy army soldiers. Match up with others online for some friendly multiplayer competition. Enjoy a huge battle of up to 10 players in each environmentally unique map.

Dangerous monsters and bosses, arcane magic, and decisions on which many lives depend! Fight monsters, overcome perilous obstacles, solve puzzles, and help this average joe save the world in Mystery Mine.

Pick your cube and blast your way to victory in RogueCube! Choose from solo campaign, local multiplayer campaign or local multiplayer competitive modes and duke it out. Can you capture the eight vertices and clear each zone? Jump dodge and shoot your way to victory!

Welcome aboard your airship, captain! Steam Tactics is an RPG about steampunk airships with tactical turn-based combat. Take on a role of a captain of a squad of airship pilots, acquire and upgrade new ships and weapons, level up your crew. The king is gravely ill. The queen wishes to employ your services. You are one of the most renowned mercenary tacticians in the land. Will you answer the kingdom’s call?

Steam Tactics

In Aery – Broken Memories you enter the mind of another person in order to bring them back from a coma. Within the other human’s mind, you are represented through a little bird that moves smoothly through thoughts, fears, and memories. Your objective is to find memory shards in order to get to know the other person, to progress with the story, and to unlock new, unknown areas of the mind.

Aery

  • Title: Clan N
  • Release date: August 6

Fight alone or with your friends, master the art of battle and bring peace back to the land in this arcade-inspired epic brawler! Clan N is a beat’em up game that combines the gameplay of the classic arcade with today’s modern brawlers. With a fast-paced nature, you have to dodge, block, and use your light, heavy and special attacks wisely to progress. With an ancient far east theme, you’ll get challenged across 7 different levels with many different enemies, Mid/End level bosses, and casual mini-games integrated into main gameplay.

Though this game looks similar to other games in the genre, it plays very differently. It is a true RPG, with many stats and character classes. It is very reminiscent of other games made by David Brevik such as Diablo, Diablo II, Hellgate: London and Marvel Heroes. With eight character classes to choose from, randomly generated levels, random stats on items, secret areas, bosses, a survival talent tree and three different play modes, it delivers a very different and unique gaming experience.

Delve deep into the UnderMine and discover its secrets, one peasant at a time! UnderMine is an action-adventure roguelike that blends combat and dungeon crawling with rpg-like progression. Mine gold, die, upgrade yourself, and try again! Discover hundreds of items including relics, potions, blessings, and curses that all combo and stack for a new experience every run. Challenge dangerous bosses and rescue helpful characters that provide new upgrades for your adventure. Decipher the cryptic messages of the Undermine’s residents and unfold the mystery at the heart of the dungeon.

Gear up for fast, cinematic non-stop action in a new chapter of the Fast & Furious saga as you hunt down an international crime syndicate and pump the brakes on their plans. With adrenaline-fueled stunts and heists, gadgets, exotic locations, cars, and heroes from the films, Fast & Furious Crossroads casts you right at the center of the action.

  • Title: HardCube
  • Release date: August 7

A simple but gripping casual game to pass the time with lots of unusual settings, levels and worlds. Sleek graphics and dynamic gameplay accompanied by a fun OST and an online rating system. In this fun and exciting game, you won’t just have to get to the finish line. You’ll need to overcome a lot of obstacles while exploring this colorful world, going through one level after another.

HardCube

Swimsanity! is a multiplayer underwater shooter with action-packed Co-Op and Versus game modes, all supported by online and local play. You play as our hero Mooba, who uses a variety of unique power-ups and weapons to survive in this aquatic world.

  • Title: WarriOrb
  • Release date: August 7

WarriOrb is an action platformer where you play as a mighty demon trapped in an unlikely body! Make your way through the ravaged world to regain your freedom and sanity – meeting demons, giants, mutants and all sorts of magical and crazy creatures along the way.

WarriOrb

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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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