XBL Content Roundup: December 9th, 2015

By Rebecca Smith,
Xbox One


Resident Evil 0
Size: 10.68 GB
Price: US$19.99 / £15.99 / €19.99 / AU$26.95
Release date: January 19th, 2016 worldwide
Digital pre-order bonus items:

- Shadow of Fear t-Shirt (for Rebecca)
- Cheerleader Rebecca and Wolf Force Billy costumes

Resident Evil 0 reveals the truth behind the Mansion Incident, the catalyst for the entire storyline of the Resident Evil series. This remastered version takes the story and gameplay of the original and adds stunning HD graphics, 5.1 channel surround sound, optional modernised controls and widescreen TV compatibility. Get ready to discover the terrible secrets lurking in the origins of evil.
New Games

STARWHAL, which was available for pre-order for a couple of weeks, can now be purchased for US$11.99 / £9.59 / €11.99.

Baseball Riot
Size: 157.66 MB
Price: US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99
Baseball Riot is a fun physics based puzzle game packed with slapstick comedy and mayhem! Take control of retired star batter Gabe Carpaccio as he goes on a crusade to free his former team from the grasp of Explodz Inc. Smash baseballs at various Explodz fueled goons such as obnoxious fans, biased umpires, leery catchers and more. Bounce the ball of walls and platforms to knock out many targets with one hit. Detonate Explodz crates to launch the baddies sky high! See the enemies tumble as hapless ragdolls and try to master each level by collecting three stars. Conquer more than 100 levels and save the day!


- Easy to learn physics based puzzle gameplay
- Funny knockouts with ragdoll characters
- More than 100 levels
- Explosive chain reactions and destructible items
- Three star score system and challenging achievements
GG Bundle 2015
Size: N/A
Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99
Q.U.B.E: Director's Cut is a brain-twisting first-person puzzler. Using special high-tech gloves, you manipulate the environment around you – build bridges, shift walls, open new paths - in order to journey deep into a mysterious giant cube hurtling through space towards Earth and destroy it from within before it eradicates all life on our planet!
Tower of Guns is a fast-paced, bullet-hell, first person shooter with randomized levels and enemies, power ups, epic bosses and tons of unlockable items and weapons. You never know what to expect next!
Unmechanical: Extended is an award-winning platformer/puzzle game.“Extended” story episode that contains even more puzzles and mysteries to solve. Do you dare enter?
Feel the thrill of supersonic racing, miles above the ground! The incredible Jet Car Stunts!
Law and Order Bundle
Size: N/A
Price: US$25.99 / £19.59 / €23.99 / AU$34.95
This incredible value Bundle features the award winning hit prison break sim, The Escapists and 1970’s styled action packed 3D shooter, LA Cops
Are you a law enforcer or a law breaker? Can’t decide? Be both with the Law and Order bundle. The Escapists is the award winning, hit prison break simulation that provides players the opportunity of experiencing a light-hearted insight into everyday prison life. Master the routine, plan your strategy then execute your Escape. In LA Cops, LA is being overrun but low life and filth. It’s time to partner up and fight back. LA Cops is a fast, action packed 3D shooter, set in the seedy underbelly of 1970’s LA where you control a maverick bunch of cops.
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth
Size: 494.82 MB
Price: £11.99 / €14.99 (Released in North America on July 29th)
The Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey, players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets, and fight his way to safety.

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is the ultimate of remakes with an all-new highly efficient game engine, all-new hand-drawn pixel style artwork, highly polished visual effects, all-new soundtrack and audio by Ridiculon, and hundreds upon hundreds of designs, redesigns and re-tuned enhancements by series creator, Edmund McMillen.

Gameplay Details:
-4 BILLION Seeded Runs!
-20 Challenge Runs
-450+ Items, including 160 new unlockables
-Analog Direction movement and speed
-Over 100 specialized seeds
-4-Player local co-op
-Over 200 co-op characters
-10 playable characters
-100+ enemies
-Over 50 bosses, including new and rare bosses
DLC with Achievements

The Escapists
• "Santa's Sweatshop"
Achievements: 6 for a total of 260G
Price: FREE
After suffering Santa's cruel regime for the last 20 years, it's time you got back home to enjoy Christmas with your *real* family. . . Sick and tired of bad working conditions and rubbish pay, you decide to hit Santa where it hurts most and escape Santa’s Sweatshop!

- All new items and craftables to really get you in to the Christmas spirit!
- Christmas themed level, jobs, characters and dialogue to get you through your working day!
- Get festive – despite the fact your poor elf fingers are worked to the bone!
- Get one up on Santa and finally break free from his shackles!
- Fresh and festive soundtrack to soak up as you plot your escape!
- All new achievements for you to track down as well as the possibility of topping the Leaderboard!
DLC without Achievements

Farming Simulator 15 - store link
• "Niva" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$1.99

Rock Band 4 - store link
• "‘Heir Apparent" - Opeth" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65
• "‘Nevermore" - Symphony X" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65
• "‘The Coma Machine" - Between the Buried and Me" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65

Rocksmith 2014 Edition - store link
• "Tenacious D Song Pack" - US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$10.65
• "Tenacious D - Master Exploder" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Tenacious D - The Metal" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Tenacious D - Tribute" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95

Xbox 360

Xbox LIVE Arcade Delists

We get to say goodbye to yet another Xbox LIVE Arcade game. Rocketmen: Axis of Evil has been removed from the Xbox Games Store with no warning and we're not entirely sure of the reason why — we'll go with licensing.

DLC without Achievements

Farming Simulator 15 (Xbox 360) - store link
• "Niva" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$1.99

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Xbox 360) - store link
• "Tenacious D Song Pack" - US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$10.65
• "Tenacious D - Master Exploder" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Tenacious D - The Metal" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Tenacious D - Tribute" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95

Windows Phone

Elements: Epic Heroes (WP)
Size: 170.07 MB
Price: FREE
The dark forces have taken control over the realm! Lead the epic heroes to defeat the Dark Lord and clear the darkness from the world!

• Tap to control your heroes and go towards an enemy to attack!
• Activate deadly skills to clear the dark forces from the realm!

• Team up with four other players in real time to defeat raid bosses!
• Fight together against the Dragon or challenge the Dark Knight!

• Test your limits by progressing through the Infinite Tower!
• The higher the floor you reach, the more rewards you will get!

• Try to rank the highest on the leaderboards for amazing rewards!
• Become the leader in various leaderboards!

• Make friends at Skyrock through the global chat!
• Add friends and hire each other as mercenaries!

• Collect gems to upgrade your gear!
• Enhance your equipment to make your character even stronger!
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.
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