XBLA Content Roundup: October 23rd, 2013

By Rebecca Smith, 3 years ago
Following on from yesterday's new feature, the XBL Content Roundup, today marks the first edition of Wednesday's new roundup. Every Wednesday we intend to bring you a compiled list of all of the Xbox LIVE Arcade games, DLC and demos that are released on that day. We say "intend" because this week's roundup gets off to a bit of a slow start; we have... drumroll please... one XBLA game.

How to Survive
Developer: EKO Studios
Publisher: 505 Games
Price: US$14.99 / £9.99 / €14.39 / AU$14.95 / ¥1500
You are shipwrecked on an isolated island, a desperate castaway in a total freakshow world. How will you survive? Collect the pages of a Survival Guide and figure it out, of course! Find food, water, and shelter before you perish. Uh oh, is it getting dark? Figure out how to get through the night! While you’re at it, gather up some of this awesome stuff and piece together over 100 handmade weapons and tools—from shotguns to Molotov cocktails. Now you can defend yourself and your friends like a boss! • Choose one of the three playable characters, each with different characteristics and skill trees. • Explore four islands filled with unique flora and fauna and a variety of abhorrent monstrosities • Collect “Survival guide” video chapters to learn tips that will save your life! • Play with a friend offline through the story mode or go online and play with a friend through 8 demanding challenges. • Try the “Iron Man” difficulty for a demanding hardcore game experience.

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Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.