The most notable games launching next week are Alan Wake Remastered, which brings the classic Xbox 360 title to modern consoles with a fresh lick of paint and updated 4K visuals, Far Cry 6, where we’ll be travelling to the tropical paradise of Yara to take down its evil dictator, the intense WWII multiplayer shooter Hell Let Loose, and the Super Smash Bros-inspired Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl.
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Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
In his early years as a detective, Hercule Poirot is invited to a reception by the influential Van den Bosch family, for the announcement of their daughter’s engagement. But tensions amongst the guests run high as a snowstorm descends on the town, trapping everyone inside the manor. The happy event is soon marred by the murder of one of the guests…
In the right place at the right time, Poirot immediately begins to investigate. What buried secrets and deadly rivalries will he uncover?
Alan Wake Remastered — Xbox Series X|S
In this award-winning cinematic action-thriller, troubled author Alan Wake embarks on a desperate search for his missing wife. As he discovers pages of a story he has supposedly written, Wake’s grip on reality is threatened as he confronts the darkness closing in. The horror story is coming true.
BPM: Bullets Per Minute — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
BPM is a rhythm-action FPS rogue-like where you must shoot, jump and dodge to the beat of an epic rock soundtrack. Delve into a randomly generated dungeon where one missed note can lead to your death. Gain game-changing abilities and loot powerful weaponry to defeat your ancient enemy: Nidhogg.
Exophobia — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Hell Let Loose — Xbox Series X|S
Unlock access to join the Iron Vanguard and take to the front lines with an array of unique uniforms. Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into the thick of it with the German forces or take to the US tanks and show off the “Hell on Wheels” jacket!
Join the ever-expanding experience of Hell Let Loose – a hardcore World War Two first person shooter with epic battles of 100 players with infantry, tanks, artillery, a dynamically shifting front line and a unique resource based RTS-inspired meta-game.
Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Brawl it out as your favorite Nickelodeon characters in bombastic platform battles! With a power-packed cast of heroes from the Nickelodeon universe, face-off with all-stars from SpongeBob Squarepants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Loud House, Danny Phantom, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, The Wild Thornberrys, Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, and more to determine ultimate animation dominance. With unique move sets and attacks inspired by their personalities, each character has an individual style of play enabling endless action for Nickelodeon’s legion of fans. Select your favorite and then let the intense brawls begin with online and local multiplayer action.
Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan is a wholesome, creature capture, 2.5D Adventure-Puzzle-Platformer with RPG elements. It is a family-friendly and openly accessible adventure in which you must save whimsical creatures by bringing back color to the world you once knew!
Rainbow Billy tells a universal coming of age story about dealing with changes in the world and accepting ourselves and the others around us! Sometimes it only takes a conversation, empathy, and a new point of view to make a world of a difference.
EXPLORE A WONDROUS WORLD!
From dark caverns on secret islands to hidden coves off in the stormy seas, explore a rich world filled with treasure, fish (because every great game has a fishing minigame!), friendship and… danger!
SOLVE ENVIRONMENTAL PUZZLES!
Each world is filled with clever challenges and secrets that unlock new areas to explore!
BEFRIEND CURIOUS CREATURES!
Meet over 60 strange, lovable creatures and help them with their problems in non-violent encounters! Create your own unique team to save the day!
RECOLOR THE WORLD!
Restore color to a monochrome world and help your friends find the courage to be their true selves in a story about empathy and growth.
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
• The ultimate Super Monkey Ball Experience – More than 300 stages from Super Monkey Ball, Super Monkey Ball 2 and Super Monkey Ball Deluxe.
• Go Bananas with 12 fun minigames including Monkey Racing, Monkey Soccer, Monkey Bowling, Monkey Baseball and much more!
• Challenge your friends as you compete for top banana on the online leaderboards!
• Immerse yourself in the Super Monkey Ball world with creative comic book-style story telling in Story Mode.
• Want to be the coolest monkey on the block? Customize your character and Super Monkey Ball to make it your own!
Tangle Tower — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Ember: Console Edition — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Ember is a homage to classic role-playing games that features a deep branching story, endless exploration across a huge open world, a robust skill system, and an intricate crafting system.
Far Cry 6 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Welcome to Yara, a tropical paradise frozen in time. Far Cry® 6 thrusts players into the adrenaline-filled world of a modern-day guerrilla revolution. As the dictator of Yara, Antón Castillo is intent on restoring his nation back to its former glory by any means, with his son, Diego, following in his bloody footsteps. Become a guerrilla fighter and burn their regime to the ground
No Longer Home — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
No Longer Home is a game about letting go of the life you’ve built due to circumstances beyond your control. Immerse yourself in the lives of Bo and Ao and learn about their dreams, frustrations and fears. Welcome the magic of the everyday and somewhat extraordinary.
ATOM RPG — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
In 1986 both the Soviet Union and the Western Bloc were destroyed in mutual nuclear bombings. You are one of the survivors of the nuclear Holocaust. Your mission – to explore the wild and wondrous world of the Soviet Wasteland. To earn your place under the sun. And to investigate a shadowy conspiracy, aimed at destroying all that is left of life on Earth.
ATOM RPG is:
• A powerful character creation tool, aimed at making the wasteland hero you want to portray!
• A balanced roleplaying system inspired by tabletop RPGs. Each stat combination provides a unique gaming experience, unique dialogues, and new ways to solve some of the quests!
• Dozens of skills, from lockpicking to gambling!
• Many hours of gameplay on all sorts of locations. Meet the other survivors in a brave new settlement, built from the dust of the old world. Venture into the wilds, where mutated creatures and savage bandits lurk. Work out the secrets of an old military bunker. Or simply lose yourself, fishing at a scenic pond…
• Turn-based combat inspired by classic RPGs.
• Random encounters with the dwellers of the Soviet Wasteland – both friendly and dangerous. Sometimes all at the same time…
• Many deep, multiple-choice dialogues that feel like real conversations with the unique NPCs of the game.
• Nonlinear gameplay! Dozens of quests, each with many alternative solutions. Play the game like You want to!
Addition for ATOM RPG that is mainly aimed at those, who wish to support our studio a bit more nonetheless.
The full list of content is the following:
• Unique camo suit, that changes the way the player character looks and adds to stealth;
• A terrific new NKVD agent’s knife;
• New location “Crash site” where new items are found (You recently heard about an old helicopter crash site and decided to check it out);
Bouncy Bullets 2 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
You’ll have to move, jump and shoot your way past each zone’s challenges and numerous obstacles. Boucy Bullets 2 also offers a speed run mode so you can try to beat your best time and set a new record.
Can you master the physics of firing your weapon to bounce of the walls in a precise manner?
* 45 levels in total
* Plenty of colorful terrains
* Enemies and friendly inhabitants to shoot or save
* First-person exploration and combat
* Speed run mode
Dwarf Journey — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Dwarf Journey is an action roguelite platformer with randomly generated levels. Defeat enemies, level up, assemble your rune build and collect minerals to forge better equipment on an epic journey in search of immortality.
Lord of the Click II — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
This long-promised day has finally come with the release of the game that kills not only your time but your calories as well!
The return of the legendary Lord of the Click has happened so suddenly and with a number «II» on the end.
Some might say: «Pffft! Why does perfection need a sequel?»
We’ll reply with: «Pffft! This is a perfect sequel to perfection!» (with a number «II» on the end).
You will ask us: «Are there any new features that you, a respected Kazakh game developer, have incorporated into your flawless masterpiece?»
I’ll smile lightly, sit firmly on my armchair and will tell you without any hesitation:
«My boy, we’ve added a cooperative mode for you, pal. And now you can learn the truth about this very important thing — who mashes the button faster, you or your granny?».
Add this feature to another set of new options: epic in-game campaign created with updated visuals, gameplay innovations for nerds who prefer to consider their moves during the game session, and finally this top-notch marketing text that will help you to buy this game without further ado. Your arms are basically targeted to press that PURCHASE button. Or do they not?
Rain City — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
The game begins with the main character, a cat, who embarks to Rain City to find his sister. The story is both bizarre and exciting making players get lost in a mushroom field, search for a secret passage, and run experiments in a laboratory. The reason rain continues in Rain City is uncovered when players find his missing sister…
Players control the main character to look for his sister in the city. The story moves along while meeting various characters, gathering information, solving puzzles, and clearing minigames. There are elements that test skills including memory and observation, and the many items that appear add to its appeal to the game.
The picture book-like graphics and story about animals who live like humans will draw you in to the world of Rain City.
Which of these games will you be picking up? Let us know in the comments below!