There's a rather nice block of new Xbox One digital releases this week so far, including the anticipated releases of the emotional Gone Home: Console Edition and the gorgeous Viking-themed RPG The Banner Saga.
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India, Hyperdrive Massacre and Rebel Galaxy are available too, and make sure to check out the assorted Deals with Gold sales and discounts as well.
Hyperdrive Massacre ($9.99)
Jump in a space Cadillac and frag your way to victory against your friends, or fight the vicious AI to unlock the full crews roster, in the most frantic couch multiplayer neon fragfest for next-gen! Throw down the gauntlet in Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch, buckle up and get your space tires screeching in DeathRace, be the toughest defender in LastManStanding, show off your tricks in Space Soccer, or put your retrogaming skills to good use in Space Pong.
Rebel Galaxy ($19.99)
Rebel Galaxy is a swashbuckling space adventure, with action-packed combat, exploration, discovery, trade, and “negotiation” with the outlandish denizens at the edge of the known universe. As the commander of an immensely powerful star destroyer, you’ll battle pirates, explore anomalies, befriend aliens, scavenge battle wreckage, mine asteroids, and discover artifacts. Choose your path as a roguish do-gooder, crafty space-trader or power-hungry privateer – or maybe a little of each! Buy larger and more powerful craft with your hard-earned credits, and outfit them with a variety of wicked weapons and defenses. Set in a galaxy of fantastic sights, and secrets to be found, Rebel Galaxy is above all a space epic of adventure, exploration, and combat. The edge of the universe is a pretty dangerous place, so watch your back.
Gone Home: Console Edition ($19.99)
Gone Home, the genre-defining Story Exploration Video Game, is now available in the comfort of your living room! You arrive home after a year abroad. You expect your family to greet you, but the house is empty. Something’s not right. Where is everyone? And what’s happened here? Find out for yourself as you explore the house on Arbor Hill.
The Banner Saga ($19.99)
Live through an epic role-playing Viking saga where your strategic choices directly affect your personal journey. Make allies as you travel with your caravan across this stunning yet harsh landscape. Carefully choose those who will help fight a new threat that jeopardizes an entire civilization. Every decision you make in travel, conversation and combat has a meaningful effect on the outcome as your story unfolds. Not everyone will survive, but they will be remembered.
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India ($9.99)
Embody Arbaaz in his quest for retribution through a colorful depiction of 19th century Colonial India in 2.5D stealth gameplay. Travel across an amazing 19th-century India and its legendary landmarks and experience the thrill of being a stealthy assassin. Showcase your fighting talents with the new double kill move, helix strike, or silent takedown. Be more agile than ever in even more platforming levels, and escape through the destructible environments of the squares and bazaars, leaving a trail of chaos in your wake.