XBL Content Roundup: September 4th, 2015

By Rebecca Smith, 1 year ago
Xbox One

Backwards Compatibility

Preview members can now enjoy Borderlands as part of Xbox One Backward Compatibility. The game will be available for everyone when the program launches publicly in November.

New Games

Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent's Curse
Size: 4.96 GB
Price: US$24.99 / £19.99 / €29.99 / AU$39.95
Paris in the spring. Shots ring out from a gallery. A robbery... a murder... and the beginning of another epic Broken Sword adventure. From multi-award winning Revolution comes the latest mystery in this much loved adventure-puzzle series. Playing as intrepid American George Stobbart and sassy French journalist Nico Collard, you find yourself on the trail of a stolen painting - and a murderous conspiracy. A conspiracy whose roots lie in mysteries older than the written word...


Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart
Size: 807.5 MB
Price: US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99
On a cold, stormy night, the Caribbean Museum curator Sarah Black is making the final arrangements for the grand pirate exhibition’s star attraction – the mummified corpse of the fearsome 18th century pirate, Captain Henry Remington. Then, all of a sudden… …the ghostly villain inexplicably comes to life and kidnaps Sarah’s teenage daughter! The heroine throws herself into a wild chase without a second thought, embarking on a thrilling adventure to a long-forgotten, deserted island filled with danger and terror… yet there seem to be memories of a sinister romance lurking in the shadows… Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart is a classic adventure game that tells a gripping tale of undying love. Assume the role of museum curator Sarah Black and take control of your destiny to stop the undead Captain Remington and save your daughter’s life. Jam-packed with chilling locations - from rotting shipwrecks to dank and mordant caves - this is a world brimming with hidden treasures and intrigue. Use your wits to find clues, solve puzzles, and uncoil the ancient mysteries of Skull Island before it’s too late! The downloadable version of this game supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Japanese.


Quest of Dungeons
Size: 166.37 MB
Price: US$8.99 / £7.19 / €8.99
Quest of Dungeons is a turn based dungeon crawler game, a roguelike featuring a good old 16-bit retro artistic look. An evil Dark Lord has stolen all the light, so your mission is to enter his lair and defeat him. By playing as either a Warrior, a Wizard, a Assassin or a Shaman you have to traverse dungeons, defeat enemies and loot everything you can in order to survive. You can learn new skills in Tomes you find along the way and buy/sell items at shops. The entire game is procedural so you won't find items/enemies in the same place each time you play. Features Procedural dungeons Procedural weapons Boss encounters Quests 4 Difficulty levels Permadeath - Once you die, game over man, game over! Shop - buy and sell items/weapons Leaderboards - compare your Adventure points with the community
Rugby World Cup 2015
Size: 3.44 GB
Price: US$59.99 / £44.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95
Experience the passion of rugby in the official 2015 Rugby World Cup video game. Choose from among the 20 teams in the World Cup and take part in the most prestigious competition in rugby. Rewrite history with your favourite team by taking it from the pool stage all the way to the final, or by creating your own customized tournament. Experience the World Cup as if you were there with commentary from Miles Harrison and Stuart Barnes. Make all the rugby moves with accessible controls: hand offs, dummy passes, drop goals, tackles, pop passes, conversions... Find the ideal tactics for lifting the Webb Ellis Cup: switch players around in the heat of the action, move your line of defence in real time, substitute tired players at the right time…


Super Toy Cars
Size: 790.05 MB
Price: US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99
Super Toy Cars is a tabletop arcade combat racing game featuring fast and cool looking cars, impressive tracks made of everyday objects and a bunch of power-ups that will let you destroy your opposition. Collect all cars and upgrades to keep up with competition while you progress in career mode or have a quick race either against AI opponents or against friends. You can play up to 4 players locally. There are 16 different cars in the game each one with its unique handling model. You can experiment with them and play the ones that best suite your driving style and the different situations you'll find in our 12 tracks. Oh, and maybe you'll want to use different cars depending on which type of event you're playing, because we have 48 events in career mode, but not all of them are races! Super Toy Cars is big and with lots of options for you to tinkle and play with, but most importantly this game has been carefully crafted to be fun play and fun to race, either alone or with friends. The downloadable version of this game supports English, Spanish.

Xbox 360

Games on Demand

Caladrius
Size: 769.23 MB
Price: US$19.99 / £14.99 / €19.99
The Games on Demand version supports both English and Japanese. Download the manual for this game by locating the game on http://marketplace.xbox.com and selecting “See Game Manual". Experience entrancing graphics that bring the game world to life, impressive sound, a grand story, and characters that tie it all together! Introducing a new gothic horror shooting game that shatters the boundaries of existing shooters to bring you new levels of excitement and satisfaction! Packed with innovative and exciting gameplay elements such as the "elemental shot" system that allows you to strategically upgrade your weapons, and "Shame break" that expose your character's secrets! Features a variety of game modes, including Boss Rush and Score Attack, as well as a Gallery that allows you to fully enjoy the game's setting and characters.
Rugby World Cup 2015 (Xbox 360)
Size: 1.43 GB
Price: US$39.99 / £34.99 / €49.99 / AU$69.95
The Games on Demand version supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish. Experience the passion of rugby in the official 2015 Rugby World Cup video game. Choose from among the 20 teams competing in the World Cup and take part in the most prestigious rugby competition to win the Webb Ellis Cup.
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.