New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning February 26th, 2018

By Rebecca Smith, 10 months ago
This week, there are 14 titles appearing on the Xbox One. At retail, de Blob 2 jumps to Xbox One and Milestone's latest racer enters the fray. For digital titles, there are a massive 11 ID@Xbox titles. Finally, both Xbox and Windows gamers get to try out Coffee Stain's co-op intergalactic mining game in Game Preview. For more information on each title, check out the list below, and scroll to the bottom for prices and download links:

Retail

de Blob 2

Release date: February 27th
Comrade Black is back and so is his war on Color. There will be no stopping him or his brainwashing new cult from taking over Prisma City-that is, until de Blob comes back to re-ignite color revolution!

de Blob 2 is a platformer which utilizes unique painting functionality as the main game mechanic along with classic platforming actions and low gravity space. Set a few years after the events of the first de Blob game, action in de Blob 2 revolves around another attempt to wipe all colorful individuality from Prisma City and its residents. It's up to the player to join the Color Underground and bring color back to the world. Features include: multiplayer support, 12 new single player levels, new power-ups and epic boss battles.
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Gravel

Release date: February 27th
GRAVEL: A DANGEROUSLY FUN GAME With arcade-style gameplay that delivers a thrilling rush experience: destroy obstacles, take shortcuts and forget any rules till the end to win!

THE ULTIMATE OFF-ROAD EXPERIENCE! Race around the world in a variety of environments in 4 different disciplines: - Cross Country: the fastest checkpoint races in the hot Namibia desert, or through the Alaskan mountains - Wild Rush: lap races in unique environments, such as a Polynesian atoll or an Australian iron mine. - Stadium Circuits: real and fictional arenas with spectacular layouts. - Speed Cross: from Las Vegas to Montalegre, nine real tracks with mixed tarmac and gravel terrain

YOUR CAREER BEGINS THIS YEAR ON GRAVEL CHANNEL Meet the five Off-Road Masters winners of the previous year's edition of the show. Compete against them in a real show, gain fame and fans in more than 60 events from the most extreme places on Earth or against other players online, for the title of Gravel World Champion!
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ID@Xbox Titles

Bridge Constructor Portal

Release date: February 28th
Enter the Aperture Science Enrichment Center and experience the unique merging of the classic Portal™ and Bridge Constructor™ games.

As a new employee in the Aperture Science test lab, it's your job to build bridges, ramps, slides, and other constructions in 60 test chambers and get the Bendies safely across the finish line in their vehicles.

Ellen McLain, the original voice of GLaDOS, will guide you through the tutorial, and learn all the tips and tricks that make a true Aperture Science employee.

The bridge is a lie!
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Darkest Dungeon

Release date: February 28th
A challenging gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring.

Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes through twisted forests, forgotten warrens, ruined crypts, and beyond. You'll battle not only unimaginable foes, but stress, famine, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Uncover strange mysteries, and pit your heroes against an array of fearsome monsters with an innovative strategic turn-based combat system.
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Immortal Redneck

Release date: February 27th
Immortal Redneck is an FPS set in Egypt with rogue-lite elements. The game mixes old-school first-person shooter action with a rogue-lite mechanics. Frantic gameplay, twitch controls and an arcade-style feel meet randomly generated dungeons, a complete skill tree, permanent death and 9 classes with different traits.
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Mulaka

Release date: March 2nd
Dive into northern Mexico's breathtaking landscapes with Mulaka, a 3D action-adventure game based on the rich indigenous culture of the Tarahumara. Renowned for their impressive running abilities, embark on the journey of a Sukurúame—a Tarahumara shaman—as you fight back the foulness corrupting the land, while drawing upon the powers of demigods.

From solving puzzles in environments inspired by real Sierra Tarahumara locations, to heated hand-to-hand combat with creatures pulled from the region’s mythology, find out why the Tarahumara have earned a reputation for being superhumans.
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Pit People (leaving Xbox Game Preview)

Release date: March 2nd
In this fast-paced, turn-based, co-op adventure you'll quest and explore, find awesome loot, customize your fighters, recruit strange species, and fight in tournaments!

A full cast of tragically unique heroes awaits as you plot a course across an apocalyptic wonderland!

Dogged at every step by a mysterious and power-hungry narrator (Will Stamper, "BattleBlock Theater"), you'll need to rally your troops and steel your wits if you hope to survive a hostile world filled with sinister electrobots, deadly vampires and brutally adorable cupcake people!
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RiftStar Raiders

Release date: February 28th
The Spiral Arm has been plunged into chaos, hordes of WarSwarm, a hive-mind of alien AI, have waged war on humanity, and it’s fallen to the poster boy for the Federation’s ‘Most Wanted’ to save the galaxy… and turn a profit.

Enlist your most reliable teammates as Raiders to shoot and loot your way through 9 formidable four player co-op missions, wiping out swarms of aliens, feds and rival pirate gangs in this deep space, top down, shoot ‘em up.
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Shoppe Keep

Release date: March 2nd
Runaway indie hit Shoppe Keep has been enjoyed by over 100,000 gamers for PC as well as being nominated for Game of the Year on IndieDB in 2015.

Take a magical journey back in time to create your own fantasy retail business. Starting from scratch with a few shelves and limited stock availability, plan your displays and price your wares competitively to attract the most customers.

Develop your business by working out the perfect product selection to keep your customers returning. Employ staff in the form of helper bots, fantasy computerised-robots who can zap thieves, restock shelves and keep the shop looking spick and span as you focus on business expansion. Beware the crime-loving, hardened Barbarians who will be more likely to invade your business if you are successful. Expand and build your business by looking for new opportunities!
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Switch - Or Die Trying

Release date: February 28th
In Switch - Or Die Trying you play the character ‘I’ who has lost all of his friends — his friends being the other 25 letter of the English alphabet — and must help win them back by completing 75 highly challenging levels.
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The Story Goes On

Release date: March 2nd
Drop into the unfinished storybook of a crazed author, on the brink of being discarded forever. Discover what it means to become a hero worth writing about. “The Story Goes On” is a different take on the hack’n’slash genre: combining elements of permadeath, random world generation, dozens of unique items and an overarching story.
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Turok

Release date: March 2nd
Turok is back and no dinosaur is safe!

When it was first released in 1997, Turok introduced gamers to a world teeming with cunning enemies, traps, puzzles, and deadly weapons, all within a vast 3D environment ready to explore. Now the classic game has been restored and enhanced with a new visual engine and exciting new features to sink your teeth into!
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Turok 2: Seeds of Evil

Release date: March 2nd
Having defeated the Campaigner, Turok throws the Chronocepter into a waiting volcano to destroy it. Unfortunately, the blast awakens an even deadlier force: The Primagen.

Once again, a Turok is tasked with restoring peach to the land and stopping the Primagen from merging Earth with the nether world.
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Other Digital Titles

ACA NEOGEO SHOCK TROOPERS 2nd Squad

Release date: March 1st
SHOCK TROOPERS 2nd Squad is a military action game released by SNK in 1998. Four mercenaries have risen up to thwart the ambitions of a massive corporation. In addition to a main attack, weapon, and jump abilities, vehicles have also been added to the gameplay, which together with branching paths give the player the ultimate freedom in choosing how they will take on stages.
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Xbox and Windows 10 Game Preview

Deep Rock Galactic

Release date: February 28th
Deep Rock Galactic is a co-op-first sci-fi FPS featuring badass space Dwarves, 100% destructible environments, procedurally-generated caves, and endless hordes of alien monsters.

Hoxxes IV has the highest concentration of valuable minerals ever discovered; however, everything on the planet from the creatures to the fauna is extremely hostile. Good thing Deep Rock Galactic employs the best space miners in the universe: Dwarves! Combining two things Dwarves love most - mining and killing monsters - Hoxxes is the perfect job for any proud, space-faring Dwarf.
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Xbox One

Product Price
ACA NEOGEO SHOCK TROOPERS 2nd Squad $7.99 View
Bridge Constructor Portal Coming soon View
Darkest Dungeon $24.99 View
de Blob 2 Coming soon View
Deep Rock Galactic (Game Preview) Coming soon View
Gravel Pre-order $49.99 View
Gravel Special Edition Pre-order $69.99 View
Immortal Redneck $19.99 View
Mulaka $19.99 View
Pit People $19.99 View
RiftStar Raiders $19.99 View
Shoppe Keep $12.99 View
Switch - Or Die Trying $6.99 View
The Story Goes On $7.99 View
Turok $19.99 View
Turok 2: Seeds of Evil $19.99 View

Windows 10

Product Price
Deep Rock Galactic (Game Preview) Coming soon View


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.