New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning May 7th, 2018

By Rebecca Smith,
This week, there are 14 titles appearing on the Xbox One. At retail, Conan Exiles leaves Xbox Game Preview and AO Tennis is released worldwide. Amongst the ID@Xbox is a previously delayed zombified road trip, Artifex Mundi's latest title, a colourful twin stick shooter, a classic side-scrolling beat 'em up, pinball, and an ultimate edition of one of Shantae's adventures. Finally, there's a new light-speed digital sport and a co-op arcade racer that are also coming digitally this week. For more information on each title, check out the list below, and scroll to the bottom for prices and download links:

Retail Titles

AO International Tennis

Release date: May 8th
AO International Tennis is the most advanced tennis game ever produced.

AO International Tennis combines fully licensed, photo realistic players with a decade’s worth of historical shot data that enhances their AI so that they play just like their real-life counterparts, right down to shot selection at any given point of time in a match.
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Conan Exiles

Release date: May 8th
Conan Exiles is an open-world survival game set in the brutal lands of Conan the Barbarian. Survive in a savage world, build your kingdom, and dominate your enemies in brutal combat and epic warfare.

Start with nothing but your bare hands and forge the legacy of your clan, building anything a small home to gigantic fortresses and entire cities. Wage war using swords, bows, siege weapons, and even take control of giant avatars of the gods and lay waste to enemy cities.

Explore a vast, seamless world full of challenge and opportunity. Hunt animals for resources, slay monsters for treasure, and delve deep underground to discover the secrets of ancient civilizations.

Conan Exiles can be experienced in both local single-player and in persistent online multiplayer.
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ID@Xbox Titles

Death Road To Canada

Release date: May 8th
Death Road to Canada is a Permadeath Randomized Road Trip Simulator. You manage a group of survivors through decision making events as you travel from Florida to Ontario, Canada. This is mixed in with exploring, sneaking around, or fighting in randomly generated cities and other locations.

Scavenge for supplies, find survivors, and deal with massive hordes of classic-style zombies. Recruit up to four survivors with their own random names, appearances, personalities, and quirks that can both help and hinder your journey to safety. Make your own characters to put in the game, and customize them to be based on whoever you'd like.
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Grim Legends 3: The Dark City

Release date: May 11th
Don the mantle of a relentless monster huntress in a crumbling city in need of redemption! When the powerful artifact that binds Koshmaar – a horrifying creature from another world – is stolen, you embark on a quest that will lead you to the gothic city of Lichtenheim, which is inhabited by Maskwraiths – demonic creatures corrupted by a power from another dimension. Answer the call of the Dark City!
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Hyper Sentinel

Release date: May 11th
A face-melting, pixel-pumping arcade shoot 'em up featuring awesome power-ups, epic boss battles and spectacular effects at a blistering 60fps. Blast into battle against giant space destroyers in Arcade Mode, tackle endless waves of enemies in Survival Mode and face off against epic level guardians in Boss Run mode.
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InkSplosion

Release date: May 9th
Why should war be hell when it could be fun? Enter InkSplosion, a single screen twin-stick shooter, where the only real enemy is beating your previous high-score!

Inspired by both modern and old school shooters and from the developers behind Midnight Deluxe, InkSplosion is an arcade delight that is simple to learn, yet hard to master, thanks to endless levels that are decorated only by your colourful ammunition.

Should you rise to the challenge and emerge experience, it only means it is time to bid “farewell” to Normal mode and say “hello” to Arena and Hard, 2 brutal modes that would offer even the most gung-ho of players a worthy conquest! Once you start playing, it becomes really hard to stop!
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Raging Justice

Release date: May 8th
Raging Justice is a classic beat ‘em up game of epic proportions, dragging the savage charm of the genre kicking and screaming into the 21st century!

The city is in chaos! Crime and corruption is at an all-time high, with thugs wreaking havoc on every corner. It’s up to you to punch, kick and brawl your way through the deadly streets, to bring those punks to justice.
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Rocket Wars

Release date: May 9th
Rocket Wars is a fast-paced local multiplayer game for up to 4 players!

The game features crazy weapons, lots of powerups and several game modes.

Rocket Wars is the go-to party game when you have people over and are looking for fast and furious pvp battles!

In Rocket Wars you take control of a spaceship with different strengths and weaknesses and proceed to do all in your power to kill your enemies.

The game also features AI opponents to fill the lasts slots if you are less than 4 people playing.

Rocket Wars is designed to be a party game you can play with any of your friends when you hang out and need to determine who is superior!
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition

Release date: May 8th
This all-inclusive version comes with all of the previously released DLC, Modes, and Costumes!

Save the day as belly dancing half-genie Shantae! Conquer Sequin Land as the evil Risky Boots in ‘Pirate Queen’s Quest’! Swap between Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops in ‘Friends to the End’! And finally, wall-jump as Ninja Shantae, soak up sun as Beach Shantae, serve justice as Officer Shantae!
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Subaeria

Release date: May 9th
Subaeria is an intense action puzzler with roguelike-elements. Players use their wits to manipulate their enemies into destroying each other. They’ll have to be smart in how they approach different situations and think strategically on how to use their environment and abilities to defeat their enemies.

Players follow Styx, a young girl who’s out for revenge after her family is murdered by the overlord of Subaeria. She must fight her way through droves of murderous robots by pitting them against one another. As she progresses towards her goal of revenge, she’ll explore the underwater city of Subaeria to uncover the mysteries that lie below the depths.
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Zombie Pinball

Release date: May 9th
Fan of ZOMBIES ? PINBALL games ? You will love ZOMBIE PINBALL ! With its super addictive gameplay, a crazy atmosphere, 7 different tables, 20 spectacular game modes and hundreds of challenges !

Frankenstein and his buddies, zombies, werewolves, undead rockers, burning or dripping skeletons will make you sweat...

In Zombie Pinball, you will have great fun by smashing zombies !
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Other Digital Titles

ACA NEOGEO SUPER SIDEKICKS 2

Release date: May 10th
SUPER SIDEKICKS 2 is a soccer game released in 1994 by SNK. Battle for the championship in the peak sports event held once every four years. This version introduces the actual rules as well as fouls in order to provide exciting and thrilling soccer matches. Another highlight is the variety of enhanced rendering.
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Laser League

Release date: May 10th
Vaporise the opposition in the light-speed future of sport.

An all new multiplayer experience - easy to pick up, but near impossible to put down, Laser League starts as a simple test of your reflexes, but soon becomes a strategic showdown with deep team tactics.

Combine your class abilities, dominate the pitch, eliminate your opponents and claim your place on the podium.

Beat Mastery challenges and level up to unlock hundreds of kits and customisations. Rise up the leaderboards and become a sports legend of 2150.

Laser League, like nothing you’ve played before.
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Trailblazers

Release date: May 9th
Welcome to the Trailblaze Tournament! Get ready for high-speed thrills with an explosion of color in Trailblazers, the first-ever second-to-second co-operative arcade racer. Paint the track as you go to dynamically change the racing line, boost on your team's color and outwit the opposition in a sprint for the finish. The more you paint, the faster you can go!

Trailblazers is an innovative co-operative racer with groundbreaking on-track gameplay. Racing in teams of up to three-versus-three, players paint the track to create the best racing line, then use that paint to boost up to insane speeds. Drive with flair and style to gain skill points and blaze your way to victory! Experience blistering high-speed action with up to six players online, or locally via split-screen for up to four local players with additional online or AI-controlled challengers.
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Xbox One Games

Product Price
ACA NEOGEO SUPER SIDEKICKS 2 $7.99 View
AO Tennis $49.99 View
Conan Exiles $49.99 View
Death Road To Canada $14.99 View
Grim Legends 3: The Dark City Coming soon View
Hyper Sentinel $14.99 View
InkSplosion $4.99 View
Laser League Coming soon View
Raging Justice $14.99 View
Rocket Wars Coming soon View
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition $29.99 View
Subaeria Coming soon Coming Soon
Trailblazers Coming soon View
Zombie Pinball 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.