The Xbox Games Store is absolutely jam-packed this week with new releases, big and small.
Far Cry Primal and Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 fall under the former, but there are several indie and smaller-scale releases which are dominating the week including The Flame In The Flood, Replay: VHS Is Not Dead, Reagan Gorbachev and others.
As usual, check out the Deals with Gold discounts for the week as well.
Read on for details, pricing and links for the new titles.
The Solus Project (Game Preview) ($13.49, free trial)
This game is a work in progress. It may or may not change over time and may not release as a final product. Please purchase only if you are comfortable with the current state of the unfinished game.
Humanity is on the verge of extinction. You are the last hope, tasked with finding a safe haven for a colony. But now you are stranded on a deserted alien planet and every other member of your crew is dead. The fate of humanity rests in your hands: you must survive… Plants grow and rot, weather changes from scorching heat to chilling storms, the wind and humidity are unforgiving…
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops ($9.99)
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops is an epic bite-sized arcade shooter, filled to the brim with action-packed mini maps of mayhem and all new content exclusive to Xbox One! Take control of your tiny troopers as you battle evil adversaries from around the world with a multitude of weapons. Recruit specialist mercenaries such as Medics, Machine Gunners and the Elite Delta Force to subdue enemy insurgents! Collect medals, dog tags, Intel and more during the course of each mission to ensure victory.
The Flame In The Flood ($19.99)
The Flame in the Flood is a wilderness survival game in which a girl and her dog travel by foot and by raft down a procedurally-generated river. Scrounge for resources, craft tools, remedy afflictions, evade the vicious wildlife and, most importantly, stay healthy in a dangerous wilderness. Featuring an original full length soundtrack by acclaimed Alt-Country rocker Chuck Ragan featuring The Camaraderie, The Fearless Kin and other special guests.
Replay: VHS Is Not Dead ($9.99)
Replay: VHS Is Not Dead is a platform game in which you control time in a brand new way. Control up to 5 different characters and synchronize their actions to complete each level. Take on the role of film director and travel through several humorous movies in Replay: VHS Is Not Dead! Each level is full of surprises and will have you racking your brains.
Reagan Gorbachev ($9.99)
The year is 1986. Cold War leaders Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev have been kidnapped by militant extremists. Once rivals, now they must cooperate… or die. Armed only with their fists and samurai swords and poison darts and pistols and shotguns and fully automatic assault rifles and grenade launchers and miniguns and bazookas some other guns – sneak, slash or shoot your way through an army of mercenaries. Save the world from nuclear apocalypse. Reagan Gorbachev is a top-down action stealth game for one or two players (local co-op.)
Far Cry Primal ($59.99)
The Far Cry franchise returns in the Stone Age, a time of danger and adventure, when humanity is struggling to survive. Conquer this innovative open world with breathtaking environments and unpredictable savage encounters. The rich setting of the Stone Age provides a new setting filled with unpredictable mayhem, dangerous threats, and incredible stories that Far Cry is known for. Play as Takkar, a seasoned hunter and the last surviving member of your group. There is one goal: survive in a world where you are the prey.
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 ($59.99)
In this hilarious, action-packed shooter, zombie leader Dr. Zomboss has strengthened his horde and rebuilt suburbia as a zombie utopia. But hope remains, because for the first time the plants are taking the offensive in an all-out attack to reclaim their turf. Play as both the plants and zombies in new 24 player multiplayer and 4-player co-op modes, or go at it solo or in split-screen against the AI across all game modes. Garden Warfare 2 also introduces the Backyard Battleground, your very own interactive hub where you and up to 3 friends can take on daily quests, challenges, and interact with your favorite PvZ characters.
The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Miniseries ($14.99)
The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Miniseries stars the iconic, blade-wielding character from Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books. Haunted by her past, and coping with unimaginable loss and regret, the story explores Michonne’s absence between issues #126 and #139 of the comic book. Over the three episodes of the miniseries, players will discover what took Michonne away from Rick, Ezekiel, and the rest of her trusted group…and what brought her back.
Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders ($39.99)
The ABC Murders is an adventure and investigation game adapted from the classic Agatha Christie novel. The player embodies the famous Hercule Poirot in a 3rd person perspective adventure game packed with mysteries. Once again, the private detective will find himself up against a mysterious opponent who goes by the name of “ABC”. Your intelligence will never have been so challenged! You will have to explore many crime scenes in various cities set in beautiful surroundings across the United Kingdom.