XBL Content Roundup: February 26th, 2016

By Rebecca Smith, 10 months ago
Xbox One

Pre-Orders

Alekhine's Gun
Size: 5.88 GB
Price: US$49.99 / £39.99 / €49.99
Release date: March 11th worldwide
Make Your Move! It is the height of the Cold War, a time of global uncertainty and civil unrest. You are Agent Alekhine, a highly skilled Russian assassin working alongside American CIA agents in a covert operation unsanctioned by the country you have served.

With the tension of a nuclear standoff growing with each passing minute, your mission is clear…though how you accomplish it is anything but.

Only one thing is certain: Time won’t stop, and it’s too late to go backward. As you unravel the conspiracy unfolding in front of your very eyes, the fate of America, and quite possibly the world, lies within your hands.
Cel Damage HD
Size: 703.52 MB
Price: US$8.99 / £7.19 / €8.99
Release date: March 11th worldwide
Take control of the world’s nuttiest cartoon drivers to demolish your friends with insane weapons and wacky arena hazards!

Cel Damage HD is the definitive local multiplayer game, so just add a couch and have a blast with your friends and family. Master the single-player mode to get a leg up on the competition!

* Single-player / 2-4 player split-screen multiplayer
* 30+ cartoon weapons, like Giant Hammer, TNT Sheep, and Shrink Ray
* 10 unique characters and vehicles to play, each with different driving characteristics
* 13 arenas, from a wild west ghost town to the inside of a moon crater
* 3 game modes: racing, deathmatch and a capture the flag variant
* 100 Tons of fun (watch out!!)

Cel Damage HD is a re-release of the classic vehicle combat game Cel Damage: Overdrive which includes game-play enhancements, and running in High Definition.
DiRT Rally Digital Pre-Order
Size: 39.62 GB
Price: US$59.99 / £54.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95
Release date: April 5th worldwide
DiRT Rally is the most authentic and thrilling rally game ever made, road-tested over 80 million miles by the DiRT community. It perfectly captures that white knuckle feeling of racing on the edge as you hurtle along dangerous roads at breakneck speed, knowing that one crash could irreparably harm your stage time.

The digital pre-order includes the Fully Loaded Mini Pack and the Fully Loaded Rally Cross Pack.

The Fully Loaded Mini Pack includes the MINI Cooper S, unlocked and upgraded from the start of the game. This pack includes an exclusive livery and a unique engineer with perks.

The Fully loaded Rallycross Pack includes the Mini Classic Rallycross, unlocked and upgraded from the start of the game. This pack includes an exclusive livery and a unique engineer with perks.
DOOM Pre-Order
Size: N/A
Price: US$59.99 / £49.99 / €64.99 / AU$99.95
Release date: May 13th worldwide
For a limited time, pre-order DOOM and receive DOOM I and DOOM II. The codes will be delivered to your Xbox message center in 7-10 days. You can redeem your codes on Xbox One or at xbox.com/redeemcode.

Pre-order now and also receive the Demon Multiplayer Pack, which includes one, unique Demon-themed armor set with three skin variations, six Hack Modules—one-use consumable perks—six exclusive metallic paint colors, and three id® logo patterns that can be applied to weapons and armor.
MagNets: Fully Charged
Size: 1.81 GB
Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99
Release date: March 11th worldwide
Polarity City is under threat: the Bloxbots have gone rogue! Usually rather stupid, Polarity City's favourite maintenance cubes have suddenly become dangerous. Far from fixing things, the Bloxbots are destroying everything in sight... and why do they even HAVE lasers, anyway?

Only you can stand between them and chaos, and only you can discover who is behind this dastardly plan...

MagNets is an intense arena-based collect-em-up. Recycle Bloxbots and save the day in 20 levels and 4 zones, plus challenge levels, online leaderboards and local multiplayer.
Game Preview

The Solus Project
Size: 4.12 GB
Price: US$13.49 / £10.79 / €13.49
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. Full details on the latest status of the game, how you can give feedback and report issues can be found at http://www.thesolusproject.com/.

Mankind 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 mankind rests in your hands: you must survive…
The Solus Project is a first-person survival adventure game by the award-winning Teotl Studios and Grip Digital.
- Plants grow and rot, weather changes from scorching heat to chilling storms, the wind and humidity are unforgiving... The Solus Project contains some of the most advanced environmental simulations ever seen in a video game.
- Craft items, explore vast areas, monitor your health, sleep regularly and more… A true survival experience!
- Learn the secrets of a mysterious alien civilization that might hold the key to mankind's survival!


New Games

After being available for pre-order, Far Cry Primal is available worldwide and can be purchased as a standard edition (US$59.99 / £54.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95) or the Apex Edition (US$64.99 / £57.99 / €74.99 / AU$109.95).


Meanwhile, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 is also available worldwide and can be purchased as a standard edition (US$59.99 / £54.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95) or the Deluxe Edition (US$69.99 / £64.99 / €79.99 / AU$109.95).


Finally, after its release in Europe and australasia at the start of this month, Agatha Christie - The A.B.C. MURDERS has been released in North America for $39.99

Evolve Ultimate Edition
Size: N/A
Price: US$59.99 / £54.99 / €59.99 / AU$84.95 / ¥3,780
Join The Hunt With The Deepest And Most Diverse Selection Of Hunters And Monsters To Choose From In The Most Complete 4V1 Hunting Experience Yet.

With 20 Hunters, 5 Monsters, 16+ Maps, And 5 Game Modes To Play, No Two Hunts Will Ever Be The Same. It’S Survival Of The Fittest And Any Side Can Win. Choose Your Side.

Includes: Evolve Main Game, The Monster Expansion Pack, Hunting Season 1, And Hunting Season 2. 4V1: Team up with 3 friends to hunt a powerful evolving beast or go it alone as the Monster.

HUNTERS: Whether you play as Assault, Trapper, Medic or Support, every role is vital to Survival.
MONSTERS: Play as BEHEMOTH, GORGON, GOLIATH, KRAKEN and WRAITH, all diversely savage.
RANKED PLAY: Hunt 2.0 pits you against players of equal skill. Win and climb your way up to the top of your class.
OFFLINE PLAY: Experience the thrill of the hunt offline.
Raiden V
Size: 4.04 GB
Price: ¥7,344


Reagan Gorbachev
Size: 430.8 MB
Price: US$9.99 / £7.99 / €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.)

Features:

- 32 levels of deadly mayhem.
- Play your own style: Guns blazing, stealth, speed run, strategist
- Best time leaderboards
- Local co-op. Teach your friends what really happened in 1986.


Replay: VHS is not dead
Size: 385.3 MB
Price: US$9.99 / £7.99 / €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. Are you ready? Then... Silence on the set... Camera... Action!

Accessible gameplay:
In REPLAY: VHS IS NOT DEAD, you cannot lose. Don't like a scene? Cut! Take two!

Game duration:
Over 70 levels in 4 different film universes, medals, costumes, hidden keys...

Retro look:
80s-style artwork and a soundtrack worthy of the great Hollywood classics.
The Flame in the Flood
Size: 3.36 GB
Price: US$19.99 / £15.99 / €19.99 / AU$26.95
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.
The Walking Dead: Michonne
Size: 2.38 GB
Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 / AU$19.95
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.

Includes access to all three episodes (Episode 1 available now, Episode 2-3 coming soon) in this all-new miniseries from the award-winning studio, Telltale Games.


Tiny Troopers Joint Ops
Size: 1.99 GB
Price: US$9.99 / £7.99 / €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.

EXCLUSIVE NEW CONTENT TO XBOX ONE - experience the ALL NEW Zombie Wave Maps where the desert-dwelling dead are descending in droves to devour you in “Operation: Zombie Storm”, or fight back against a flock of poultry that ain’t paltry in “ZFC”, cruise and clear the airfield of cantankerous cadavers in “Zombie Patrol” or call in help from the skies whilst facing endless waves of Zombies in “Z-End”.

If you think you are tough enough, try the Ultra Hard Mode – all complimented by a brand new cinematic soundtrack and all completely EXCLUSIVE to Xbox One!

With over 7 hours of gun toting explosive gameplay, Tiny Troopers is miniature warfare on a massive scale!

• Over 60 action-packed mini-maps of mayhem including Zombie Survival Mode with online leaderboards!
• Recruit specialist mercenaries such as Medics, Machine Gunners and the Elite Delta Force to subdue enemy insurgents!
• Twin-stick arcade control system to blast your way through waves of enemy rebels.


DLC without Achievements

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition - store link
• "Minecraft Biome Settlers Skin Pack 1" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥216

Rock Band 4 - store link
• "Zac Brown Band Pack 01" - US$5.49 / £4.39 / €5.49 / AU$7.35
• ""Chicken Fried" - Zac Brown Band" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65
• ""Homegrown" - Zac Brown Band" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65
• ""The Wind" - Zac Brown Band" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65


Rocksmith 2014 Edition - store link
• "My Chemical Romance Song Pack II " - US$11.99 / £9.59 / €11.99 / AU$15.95
• "My Chemical Romance - Dead!" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "My Chemical Romance - Famous Last Words" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "My Chemical Romance - Helena" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "My Chemical Romance - I'm Not Okay (I Promise)" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "My Chemical Romance - Teenagers" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95


Sébastien Loeb Rally Evo - store link
• "Sébastien Loeb Rally EVO - Rallycross Pack" - £7.99 / €9.99 / AU$15.95


Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - store link
• "Platinum Weapon Skin" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95 / ¥410

WWE 2K16 - store link
• "2015 Hall of Fame Showcase" - US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99 / AU$13.45



Xbox 360

Xbox LIVE Arcade Games

The Walking Dead: Michonne (Xbox 360) - Episode 1
Size: 783.06 MB
Price: US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
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. Download Episode One of The Walking Dead: Michonne - A Telltale Miniseries, a three part episodic game series from the creators of The Wolf Among Us, The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series, and Tales from the Borderlands.
DLC without Achievements

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition - store link
• "Minecraft Biome Settlers Skin Pack 1!" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥216

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Xbox 360) - store link
• "My Chemical Romance Song Pack II " - US$11.99 / £9.59 / €11.99 / AU$15.95
• "My Chemical Romance - Dead!" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "My Chemical Romance - Famous Last Words" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "My Chemical Romance - Helena" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "My Chemical Romance - I'm Not Okay (I Promise)" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "My Chemical Romance - Teenagers" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95

WWE 2K16 (Xbox 360) - store link
• "2015 Hall of Fame Showcase" - US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99 / AU$13.45


Windows Phone

New Games

Free Slots Fun Factory (WP)
Size: 16.67 MB – 29.79 MB
Price: FREE
AS FUN AS HITTING THE JACKPOT IN A REAL CASINO!

Play the funniest casino-style slots game on Windows Phone. Multiple themes, endless action, huge prizes... Win BIG!

Join the Vegas party and try your luck at winning the jackpot. Visit the ruins of Mexico to discover hidden prizes. Explore the virgin savannah and get unbelievable rewards...

Travel the world and enjoy tons of different slot tables. The fun never ends in this factory! Involve your friends into the game through Facebook, and receive gifts from them or...Beat them up!

Myriad opportunities to win prizes from bonus rounds, free spins, gifts and more... Always with the highest payouts.

Play the best slot machine in Windows Store, as fun as hitting the jackpot in a real casino, for FREE!
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.