Xbox game releases for November 30th to December 6th

By Rich Stone,
Next week sees 23 new games heading to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, ranging from epic RPGs to quirky indie titles. Here's a breakdown of everything that will be coming to an Xbox near you in the near future, along with achievement lists where we have them. You can even follow news related to each game and add them to your wishlist using the handy buttons on each panel, or click straight through to the store to preorder or purchase. Let us know which of these you're planning on picking up in the comments!

December 1st

Chronos: Before the Ashes — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Chronos: Before the Ashes is an atmospheric RPG that chronicles a hero’s lifelong quest to save their homeland from a great evil. Grow wiser, stronger and more powerful as you explore the depths of the mysterious labyrinth. But beware, the labyrinth takes a heavy toll – each time your hero dies, they lose a year of their life!

Twin Mirror — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Forced to confront his past, Sam Higgs uses his unique intellectual abilities to uncover his hometown’s dark secrets. But how do you know who to trust when you’re not even sure you can trust yourself?

The award-winning storytellers at DONTNOD invite you on another thrilling adventure.

December 2nd

Car Demolition Clicker — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Ever dreamed of smashing your own car? Or maybe a car of your neighbour? Well... now you have a chance! Grab your weapon, call out your battle drones and start clicking the car into oblivion! Earn cash, upgrade your equipment and find more vehicles to destroy!

Paw Paw Paw — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Paw Paw Paw was a peaceful and prosperous kingdom until one fateful day, when the King had decided to enforce everyone to wear pants.

You play as part of the resistance group ANTIPANTS, in their effort to bring down the King. Hack and slash your way to victory, and beat all your enemies into pulps!

Features:
* Play single player or local co-op up to 4 players
* Level up your character
* Unlock new combos
* Loot and equip new weapons
* Hire a companion to help you in battle
* Ride your mount into battle

Ponpu — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Get ready to break some eggs in this frantic multiplayer party-game! Ponpu mixes classic gameplay with new crazy mechanics, all packaged in one of the coolest art-styles ever seen!

December 3rd

Haven — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Two lovers gave up everything and escaped to a lost planet to be together.
Glide through a mysterious landscape, explore a fragmented world and fight against what’s trying to tear them apart in this RPG adventure about love, rebellion, and freedom.

Does love really conquer all?

Yu and Kay have escaped to a forgotten planet, leaving everything they knew behind.

Play two lovers at the same time as they settle into an unknown world. Explore the planet looking for parts and material to fix your ship and make it a cosy home. Enjoy moments of everyday life as a relatable couple while cooking meals, crafting and collecting precious resources to make it to the next day.

Fight against those trying to tear you apart by synchronizing actions in combat, finding the perfect timing and rhythm, while controlling both characters and battling to keep them and their relationship alive.

In this unexpected RPG adventure, explore the beautifully eerie and unstable planet while enjoying the thrilling soundtrack of renowned musician, DANGER.

Immortals Fenyx Rising — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Immortals Fenyx Rising brings grand mythological adventure to life. Play as Fenyx, on a quest to save the Greek gods from a dark curse.

Wield the powers of the gods to battle powerful mythological beasts in the air or on the ground, and solve ancient puzzles.

The fate of the world is at stake – you are the gods’ last hope.

Morbid: The Seven Acolytes — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Morbid: The Seven Acolytes is a Horrorpunk Action RPG filled with Lovecraftian horrors and Cronenbergian gore, making it the most gruesome take on the isometric Souls-like genre yet!

PHOGS! — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

In PHOGS! you play as a duo of dogs on a captivating, puzzle-filled adventure. Linked by a stretchy belly, you’ll need to bark, bite and bounce your way through obstacles set across the themed worlds of Food, Sleep and Play, in co-op or single-player.

Forage through Food World, teeming with tasty treats. From hot buttered toast to chopped celery... even a river of chocolate!

Stroll through Sleep World, complete with teddy bears, cushions and quilts, all nestled in the glow of the soothing night-light.

Pounce through the crazy toybox of Play World, exploring a beach amusement park, a retro arcade, and everything in between. Woof!

Supporting single-player and shared-controller gameplay, plus local and online co-op, Red and Blue are always ready to play!

Quiplash 2 InterLASHional: The Say Anything Party Game! — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

The "say anything" party game is going international! All the hilarious content from Quiplash 2, now in French, Italian, German, and Spanish! With 100 NEW prompts in each language! (And you can still play in boring old English.) Get this QUINTILINGUAL Quiplash now, and take your next party global!

VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action (Win 10) — Windows

VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action is a booze em' up about waifus, technology, and post-dystopia life.

In this world, corporations reign supreme, all human life is infected with nanomachines designed to oppress them, and the terrifying White Knights ensure that everyone obeys the laws.

But, this is not about those people.

You are a bartender at VA-11 HALL-A, affectionately nicknamed "Valhalla." Although it is just a small bar downtown, it attracts the most fascinating people this side of dystopia. Keep your clients lubricated and you will be made privy to the most interesting stories.

Wildfire — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Master the elements in this stealth game where everything burns. Use your elemental powers to start fires, freeze water, and move earth as you outsmart superstitious enemies in this mischievous 2D stealth game.

December 4th

DARQ: Complete Edition — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

DARQ will take you on a journey through Lloyd's dreams that quickly turns into a loop of nightmares. Open your mind and discover different perspectives in Lloyd's gloomy world.

DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Windows

The Definitive Edition includes the critically acclaimed DRAGON QUEST XI, plus additional scenarios, orchestral soundtrack, 2D mode and more! Whether you are a longtime fan or a new adventurer, this is the ultimate DQXI experience. You are the Luminary, a hunted Hero who must uncover the mystery of his fate with the aid of a charismatic band of adventurers.

Duck Life Adventure — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Design your own duck and embark on an epic adventure! Explore an enormous new area to find training dojos, shops and ducks to race and battle. Play 16 new training games to level up your duck in 8 skills and become the greatest duck adventurer ever!

Guntastic — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

A fast paced couch and online arena brawler with comically violent, one-shot one-kill battles that last for just 25 seconds – after which anyone who's still alive is forcibly eliminated. Explode your friends in this frantic homage to the 16bit coin-op games of the past!

JCB Pioneer: Mars — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Experience incredible survival sandbox gameplay and explore Mars using a selection of futuristic, ultra-rugged JCB vehicles designed specifically for the challenge.

Mine precious materials, construct large-scale buildings and research new technologies to ensure humanity's future lies beyond planet Earth

Key Features
* A hardcore blend of survival and construction gameplay with 100s of hours of gameplay.
* Explore the planet, discover and mine resources, construct buildings and research new technology to grow your colony.
* Print and Craft items that can help you survive
* Discover secrets as you traverse the planet using highly futuristic heavy-duty construction and mining vehicles, designed with JCB engineers.
* Overcome everything the hostile environment throws at you including meteor strikes, dust clouds and electrical storms, all Martian hazards are based on real science.

John Wick Hex — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Become The Baba Yaga

John Wick Hex is a fast-paced, action-oriented strategy game that makes you think and strike like John Wick, the professional hitman of the critically acclaimed film franchise. Created in close cooperation with the creative teams behind the films, John Wick Hex is fight-choreographed chess brought to life as a video game, capturing the series’ signature gun fu style while expanding its story universe. Players must make quick decisions and choose every action and attack they make, all the while considering their immediate cost and consequences.

Featuring a unique blend of strategic time-based action, John Wick Hex captures the feel of the tactical combat from the films and blurs the line between the strategy and action video game genres. Perform well and progress in the main story mode to unlock new weapons, suit options and locations. Each weapon changes up the tactics you’ll use and the manner in which you’ll play. Ammo is finite and realistically simulated, so time your reloads and make the most of weapons you scavenge on the job.

Experience an original new story set prior to the events of the films which sees John on a desperate mission to rescue Winston and Charon from a dangerous new adversary seeking his birthright. This story is brought to life by the world class voice talents of Ian McShane and Lance Reddick, reprising their iconic roles from the films, and voice acting legend Troy Baker, joining the stellar cast as the game's eponymous villain 'Hex'. John Wick Hex compliments the style of the films with a unique graphic noir art design and an original score by renowned composer Austin Wintory.

Nine Witches: Family Disruption — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

When an occult German WW2 division releases an ancient curse upon the world, a supernatural problem is going to require a supernatural solution. Take control of two playable heroes as they embark on a comedic, alternate-history adventure with a truly original story (99.9999% guaranteed).

Ruinverse — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Windows

Follow Kit, a kind-hearted transporter, and his vivacious childhood friend Allie as they team up with a third-rate swindler, a quack physician, and a ditzy dwarf to travel the world in their quest to save Allie from a plight that threatens her very existence while experiencing their moments of triumph and hardship in what is sure to be an unforgettable journey for RPG lovers everywhere!

Surprisingly, Allie has the soul of another being inside her. Whenever she comes into contact with Kit, the souls switch places. What will happen to this weird party in their adventure?

Use the skill tree to allocate skill points and focus on mastering a single skill or a variety of magic. With plenty of unique bosses to go around, and powerful equipment dropped by enemies in turn-based battles, challenges are unlimited.

Shoot 1UP DX — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Instead of stowing each 1UP you collect, each new ship becomes playable immediately, resulting in an ever-growing armada of destruction!
With your home world ruined, lead your detached battalion's charge by destroying the mechanical-tentacle hybrid attack forces responsible for your pain.
Play through 8 challenging shoot-em up stages, complete with branching paths, nasty bosses, and secret powerups.
Collect up to 30 player ships to use at once, and fire the deadly plasma auger beam to vanquish the biggest foes!

Sleepin' Deeply — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

In this new chapter of "The Guy" you'll be challenged with new insane puzzles, generated by the surreal dreams of the protagonist. You'll encounter the weirdest of the living beings as you go deeper and deeper into his subconscious. This time to wake him up you'll need all your skills.

Steampunk Tower 2 — Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Steampunk Tower 2 is an action-strategy game set in the alternative Steampunk universe. In Lord Bingham’s military service there is a new secret weapon under your command, the gigantic aircraft Carrier transporting the Battle Tower.
Rich Stone
Written by Rich Stone
Creator of TrueAchievements, TrueTrophies and TrueSteamAchievements. Writes site news and still finds time for the odd game here and there. Loves Racing games and Shooters, yet to be convinced that any RPG is worth the time investment!