New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning November 5th, 2018

By Rebecca Smith, 11 days ago
There are 16 new releases this week on Xbox One both digitally and at retail, two of which are also heading to Windows 10. Firstly, those who plump for the Gold Edition of the latest outing of Agent 47 will be able to play the game this week. Retail is where players can also find a narrative driven adventure during World War I, and on the complete other end of the spectrum, a collection of carnival mini-games. There is a single ID@Xbox title at retail too — Caged Elements' Rollcage-inspired racer appears this week. Digitally, ID@Xbox bring seven of the remaining 11 titles, including a few surprises. Finally, Brawlhalla comes to Xbox One, the obligatory ACA NEOGEO title, there's a different take on Final Fantasy, a biker gang causing chaos, and a surprise blast from the past. For more information on each of those titles and more, check out the list below, and scroll to the bottom for prices and download links:

Retail Titles

11-11 Memories Retold

Release date: November 9th
11th November 1916, a young photographer leaves Canada to join the western front in Europe.

The same day, a German technician is told that his son is missing in action.

Both want to preserve their humanity and come back alive to their loved ones.
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Carnival Games

Release date: November 6th
Carnival Games brings the party back for the entire family! With both fan-favorite and brand-new mini-games all in one package, Carnival Games offers fun for everyone and can be played alone or with up to three others. Hit home runs, pile the highest stack of cakes, and take your horse to the finish line. 20 total mini-games will have you and your friends stepping right up to win again and again!
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HITMAN 2

Release date: November 9th for Gold Edition owners only
Travel the globe and track your targets across exotic sandbox locations in HITMAN™ 2. From sun-drenched streets to dark and dangerous rainforests, nowhere is safe from the world's most creative assassin, Agent 47.

Prepare to experience the ultimate spy thriller story; your mission is to eliminate the elusive Shadow Client and unravel his militia, but when 47 learns his target's true identity and the truth about his past, it changes everything.

HITMAN™ 2 introduces new ways to play, new game modes and new features, including the new Sniper Assassin mode with franchise first co-op play.
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ID@Xbox Titles - Retail and Digital

GRIP

Release date: November 6th
GRIP is a high octane, hardcore combat racer, packing ferocious speed and armed to the teeth with heavy weapons.

Evolved from the age of street racing, the world of GRIP is brutal and cut-throat to the core. To win the race is never enough, greatness comes from the journey and the trail of merciless destruction you unleash upon your rivals along the way.

Scale walls, ceilings and anything else you can get your tyres on to... as you master tantalising tracks, tricks and perform mind-blowing stunts to race your way across the cosmos. Customise your vehicle, utilise devastating weapons and exploit a destructible environment to ensure not only victory, but the complete annihilation of your opponents.

Harnessing gravity defying physics alongside a bristling arsenal of outlandish weapons, GRIP delivers the fastest, most competitive racing experience ever. Featuring a killer soundtrack, furious speeds and intense action, GRIP is guaranteed to generate unforgettable gaming moments - online or offline - with nail-biting split screen racing and tournaments.
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ID@Xbox Titles - Digital Only

Agents vs Villain

Release date: November 7th
Agents vs Villain is a fast paced action game where one player takes the role of an evil villain. The other players are secret agents trying to reach his lair.

However, the agents traverse a level filled with deadly traps controlled by the villain. In addition, they have to compete against each other to reach the villain first to claim all the glory.

Will you be the best agent and reach the villain first? Or, will you be the villain, sending countless agents to their deaths?
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Chasm

Release date: November 9th
Welcome to Chasm, an action-adventure game in which you play a new recruit undertaking your first mission for the Guildean Kingdom. Thrilled to prove your worth as a knight, you track strange rumors that a mine vital to the Kingdom has been shut down. But what you discover in the mining town is worse than you imagined: The townspeople have disappeared, kidnapped by supernatural creatures emerging from the depths.

Honor-bound to solve the mystery and restore peace to the Kingdom, you embark upon an epic adventure, with deadly battles against cunning monsters, exploration of ancient catacombs and castles, and powerful new equipment hidden at every turn. Though the overall story is the same for all players, your hero's journey will be unique: each of the rooms has been hand-designed, and behind the scenes Chasm stitches these rooms together into a one-of-a-kind world map that will be your own.
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Doodle God: Crime City

Release date: November 8th
Doodle Mafia is the biggest “Doodle” game ever!

Over 500 puzzles to solve and items to create as you play the role of Crime Boss or Cop. You decide how you want to play as you play through multiple hard-nosed storylines & play modes.

As you build your Gang and make your fortune you must evade the Cops as well as fight off rival games in order to become the “Big Boss” of the City. In the “City” mode watch your Crime City come alive as you successfully pull off heists, escape the Cops or beat-off rival gangs. But you gotta watch your back because behind every corner there is a good Cop trying to make a name for himself or a rival Gangster trying to take your turf!

In the “Campaign” mode, nab the bad guys or pull off heists to build your fortune. Can you successfully rob the bank and escape the Cops? Are you tough enough to defeat the rival boss and be the Crime Big Boss of the City? We shall see how good you are…

Remember Crime Does Pay!
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MechaNika

Release date: November 9th
Meet Nika, a brilliant girl that doesn’t fit the world she lives in. Perhaps it’s the chocolate shake with a shot of cognac she carries in her backpack which makes her different. Or maybe it’s the fact that at 7 years old her favourite things are the transfer of energy, magnetic fields and electrical engineering. But anyway... It doesn't matter if her parents don't listen to her. It doesn't matter if her teacher ignores her. It doesn't matter if her classmates are dorks. Nothing matters anymore because she has a plan to solve everything. A really… odd plan.
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Noir Chronicles: City of Crime

Release date: November 9th
Step into the shoes of Alfred Fox, a private eye with a knack for getting into trouble, and confront the danger looming over your old flame, Barbara Le Purr. Using your own intuition and wide investigation techniques you will follow the intrigue and face many, sometimes deadly, consequences.
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StickType

Release date: November 9th
Can you evolve from a simple circle to scale a tower and save...well, whoever is crying out for help at the top?

WARNING: This game is going to be tough. DO NOT engage with this game if you only have one controller to smash, have neighbors who don't like to hear cursing, or have a weak heart.

Beneath the simple graphics lies an old-school, 2D platformer.
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The Shapeshifting Detective

Release date: November 6th
The Shapeshifting Detective is a supernatural-noir murder mystery FMV game where you play as a detective who can shapeshift into other characters, allowing you to unlock secret conversations and private encounters.

Dorota Shaw is dead. And the prime suspects are three tarot readers with the uncanny ability to predict murder - or commit it. It’s your job to find out what else they know - but they won’t reveal their dark secrets to just anyone… Luckily, you can be anyone you want to be. Even the next victim.

The game features more than 1600 full HD video responses, a simple questioning interface with unique ‘delete’ mechanic, and a randomly chosen murderer at the start of the game. Developed by the World Record-breaking makers of "The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker".
The Shapeshifting Detective

Other Digital Titles

ACA NEOGEO THRASH RALLY

Release date: November 8th
THRASH RALLY is an original racing game released by SNK in 1991. Two game modes "World Rally Championship Mode" and "Rally Mode" are available. Travel through cities and the countryside as you make your way through the courses.
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Brawlhalla

Release date: November 6th
Brawlhalla is an epic free-to-play platform fighting game. Join casual free-for-alls, queue for ranked matches, or make a custom room with your friends. Millions of players. Frequent updates. Over thirty unique characters. Come fight for glory in the halls of Valhalla!

Brawlhalla is a free-to-play platform fighting game featuring both online and local competition as well as single-player and co-op modes.

Join an eternal battle arena where the greatest warriors in history brawl to prove who's the best that ever was, is, or will be.

The Legend Rotation of six free to play characters rotates every week, and you can earn gold to unlock more Legends by playing any online game mode.

Purchase the Founders Pack for exclusive beta content, and immediate access to all current legends and every legend we add in the future of Brawlhalla. Forever!

Brawhalla will always be 100% free to play, with no pay-to-win advantages.
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Scalextric

Release date: November 7th
Speed through stunning 3D tracks you created and discover the magic of SCALEXTRIC!

CREATE YOUR OWN TRACKS TO RACE ON Build fast, fun and challenging tracks with the track builder, Mix it up with your own track designs. Choose pieces of track and assemble new and exciting circuits or pick one from the twelve included pre-built World race tracks.

RACE YOUR FRIENDS OR A DIGITAL FOE Play against your friends or play against the computer’s smart artificial intelligence (AI) player, either way, winning won’t come easy.

THE CAR’S THE STAR Choose from four classic cars, then customise your ride.

CHOOSE YOUR VIEW Adjust your point-of-view mid-game to get the best view of the action.
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Steel Rats

Release date: November 7th
Steel Rats is a visceral and groundbreaking evolution of the 2.5D action arcade genre, fusing destructive, octane-fueled motorbike combat and death-defying stunt gameplay, set in a visually stylized retro-future world.

Become one with your bike as you master the realistic physics-based controls of these powerful and deadly vehicles. Choose how you want to tear through the stylized and highly detailed environments of Steel Rats, traversing up, down, left and right as your bike speeds fluidly in and out of the game world, over rooftops and through enemy-infested tunnels.

Join the Steel Rats, a larger-than-life punk biker gang who once ruled the streets of Coastal City and now find themselves as the last line of defense against an invading horde of destructive and constantly evolving army of junkbots. Choose your character, and unlock new special abilities and customizable bikes to fight with style through vast areas of the city in a deadly mix of speed, agility and firepower.
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World of Final Fantasy Maxima

Release date: November 6th
Originally released in October 2016, WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY is now available on Xbox One as the powered-up FINAL FANTASY Maxima! Beloved characters from FF lore (Champions) and a multitude of capturable monsters (Mirages) appear in this fun and exciting adventure. This new and enhanced version of WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY also features the Avatar Change system, which allows the protagonists, Reynn and Lann, to fight as Champions. Fight your way through exhilarating battles as legendary FINAL FANTASY heroes!
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Windows 10 Titles

Doodle God: Crime City

Release date: November 8th
Doodle Mafia is the biggest “Doodle” game ever!

Over 500 puzzles to solve and items to create as you play the role of Crime Boss or Cop. You decide how you want to play as you play through multiple hard-nosed storylines & play modes.

As you build your Gang and make your fortune you must evade the Cops as well as fight off rival games in order to become the “Big Boss” of the City. In the “City” mode watch your Crime City come alive as you successfully pull off heists, escape the Cops or beat-off rival gangs. But you gotta watch your back because behind every corner there is a good Cop trying to make a name for himself or a rival Gangster trying to take your turf!

In the “Campaign” mode, nab the bad guys or pull off heists to build your fortune. Can you successfully rob the bank and escape the Cops? Are you tough enough to defeat the rival boss and be the Crime Big Boss of the City? We shall see how good you are…

Remember Crime Does Pay!
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StickType

Release date: November 9th
Can you evolve from a simple circle to scale a tower and save...well, whoever is crying out for help at the top?

WARNING: This game is going to be tough. DO NOT engage with this game if you only have one controller to smash, have neighbors who don't like to hear cursing, or have a weak heart.

Beneath the simple graphics lies an old-school, 2D platformer.
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Xbox One Games

Product Price
11-11 Memories Retold Coming soon View
ACA NEOGEO THRASH RALLY $7.99 View
Agents vs. Villain Coming soon Coming Soon
Brawlhalla Coming soon View
Carnival Games $39.99 View
Chasm Coming soon Coming Soon
Doodle God: Crime City $6.99 View
GRIP $39.99 View
GRIP Digital Deluxe Coming soon View
HITMAN 2 Gold Edition $99.99 View
MechaNika $5.99 View
Noir Chronicles: City of Crime Coming soon View
Scalextric Coming soon View
Steel Rats Coming soon Coming Soon
StickType Free View
The Shapeshifting Detective $12.99 View
World of Final Fantasy Maxima $39.99 View

Windows Games

Product Price
Doodle God: Crime City $6.99 View
StickType Free 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.