XBL Content Roundup: October 9th, 2015

By Rebecca Smith,
Xbox One


Wasteland 2: Director's Cut Director's Cut
Size: 9.32 GB
Price: $39.99 / £31.99 / €39.99 / AU$52.45
Release date: October 13th in North America, October 16th in other regions
From the Producer of the original Fallout comes Wasteland 2, the sequel to the first-ever post-apocalyptic computer RPG. The Wasteland's hellish landscape is waiting for you to make your mark... or die trying. With over 80 hours of gameplay, you will deck out your Desert Ranger squad with the most devastating weaponry this side of the fallout zone, test the limits of your strategy skills, and bring justice to the wasteland. Features: - One Size Does Not Fit All: Don't feel like finding the key for a door? Pick the lock, bash it down with your boot, or just blow it open! - Decision Making... with Consequences: With both short and long term reactivity, your choices ripple outwards, changing the game's events and forever altering the lives of those in the wasteland. - Huge & Customizable: Hundreds of characters. Thousands of variations on your Rangers' appearance. Over 150 weapons. No two players will have the same experience. Copyright 2015 inXile entertainment Inc., Wasteland, the Wasteland logos, and inXile entertainment and the inXile entertainment logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of inXile entertainment Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Copyright 2002-2015, inXile entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Fallout is a registered trademark of Bethesda Softworks LLC.
New Games

Kaiju Panic
Size: 995.75 MB
Price: US$15.99 / £12.79 / €15.99
Kaiju Panic is an Action-Strategy game with a bright and unique art style where you have to rescue survivors and guide them to the safety while defending against the giant monster Kaiju. Take control of the field commander. Build, fight and rescue your way through a wide variety of locations around the world. A massive meteorite has struck the Earth causing devastation and panic in the streets, you scramble to the impact zone to search the area for survivors and survey the extent of the damage caused. But as if a meteorite wasn't enough, giant monsters called Kaiju start appearing around the world and begin rampaging in densely populated cities! Jet across the globe as you respond to Kaiju attacks and bizarre natural disasters and unusual weather phenomenon. Rescue every civilian to unlock their ID cards which you can view along with a monster bestiary and tech tree. Progress through a full story campaign to discover the true origin of the Kaiju.
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Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition
Size: 635.84 MB
Price: US$4.99
In her mid-20's, Kelly has been forced to move back to Nebraska. Back to that flat expanse, that seemingly endless sea of rustling cornstalks peppered by rusty silos and rustier towns. A typically intense Midwestern storm is approaching while Kelly is out; she has to get home. In the 20 miles between her grandparents' crumbling barn and her parents' house, she receives a phone call from her mother. Assume the role of Kelly during her drive through the storm in Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition. While driving through a stylized representation of rural Nebraska, players navigate an extended conversation between Kelly and her parents and younger brother. Through dialogue choice and simple driving mechanics, this critically-acclaimed visual short story explores a specific moment of these characters' lives and their relationships with one another. The Extended Edition of Three Fourths Home includes an epilogue that expands on the story of the main game. Set at a bus stop in snowy Minnesota, this epilogue examines Kelly's past as well as the effects that the events of the main story have had on her.


Star Wars Battlefront Beta
Size: 7.27 GB
Download here
Whether it’s crushing Rebel scum in Walker Assault on Hoth, leading your team to victory on Sullust in Drop Zone, of fighting back waves of Imperial forces in Survival on Tatooine, the Star Wars™ Battlefront™ Beta will give you the opportunity to live out your Star Wars™ battle fantasies. Star Wars Battlefront will deliver a wide range of heroic moments – firing blasters, riding speeder bikes and snow speeders, commanding AT-ATs and piloting TIE fighters and the Millennium Falcon, on some of the most iconic planets in the Star Wars universe, including Endor, Hoth, Tatooine and the previously unexplored planet, Sullust. You will be able to play as some of the most memorable characters in the original trilogy such as Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader and feature a wide range of modes tailored for different types of battles, from larger 40-person multiplayer battles to crafted missions that can be played solo, with a friend via split-screen offline or co-operatively online.

Windows 10

Size: 1.04 GB
Price: FREE
Pinball FX2 is the premiere pinball platform for Windows 10, offering an exciting library of original pinball tables featuring the hottest brands in entertainment like Star Wars and Marvel! Play any Pinball FX2 table for free on Windows 10! If you like the game, you can buy it and play it ad-free, offering huge flexibility for how you play the game! Pinball FX2 on Windows 10 brings the pinball action for which the franchise is known into the next-generation with 1080p/60FPS graphics, worldwide tournaments, new achievements, and a slick menu interface.

Windows Phone

Briquid Mini (WP)
Size: 15.5 MB
Price: $2.99 / £2.29 / €2.99 / AU$3.69 / ¥300

Break bricks, build new ones and solve 100 unique and challenging levels in this amazing puzzle game. Some puzzles will take minutes to solve, others will take hours. Solve all 100 levels and then challenge the Gamious team and beat their score! Sounds easy? Thousands of players all over the world don't think so (anymore). Earn in-game XBOX achievements to prove your awesomeness.
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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.