October Games with Gold: Exploration, puzzles, platformers, and shooters

Gaming / Xbox

After some beefy titles in September, it’s that time of the month again where we get to find out what October Games with Gold Xbox has in store for Xbox Live Gold members. As always, the two Xbox 360 games below are Backward Compatible on the Xbox One once they’re available on their respective dates.

Let’s check out what Xbox is offering Xbox Live Gold members in October!

Oxenfree – Xbox One

September 16 – October 15 (2.92 GB)

OxenfreeOxenfree is a supernatural thriller about a group of friends who unwittingly open a ghostly rift. Play as Alex, a bright, rebellious teenager who brings her new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight party on an old military island. The night takes a terrifying turn when you unwittingly open a ghostly gate spawned from the island’s cryptic past. How you deal with these events, your peers, and the ominous creatures you’ve unleashed is up to you. YOU determine every aspect of Alex’s story while exploring Edwards Island, uncovering the base’s dark past, and changing the course of your friends’ lives. Starring: Erin Yvette (The Wolf Among Us, Tales From the Borderlands) Gavin Hammon (The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, Tomb Raider) Britanni Johnson (Borderlands, Borderlands 2). Music and Sound by SCNTFC

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Gone Home: Console Edition – Xbox One

October 1-31 (3.24 GB)

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Gone Home, the genre-defining Story Exploration Video Game, is now available in the comfort of your living room!

June 7, 1995. 1:15 AM. You arrive home after a year abroad. You expect your family to greet you, but the house is empty. Something’s not right. Where is everyone? And what’s happened here? Find out for yourself as you explore the house on Arbor Hill in the award-winning game that’s been called “a remarkable achievement” (IGN) and “the greatest video game love story ever told” (The New York Times).

Experience one of the generation’s defining indie games plus more than 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes commentary by the developers, actors, and musicians that made Gone Home possible!

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The Turing Test – Xbox One

October 16 – November 15 (8.92 GB)

turing-testThe Turing Test is a first person puzzler that explores the phenomena of consciousness and challenges the meaning of human intuition. Take control of Ava Turing, an engineer for the International Space Agency (ISA), and progress through a narrated story of introspection and morality whilst uncovering the hidden mysteries of Europa. Delve into The Turing Test’s human interaction puzzles and arm yourself with logical and methodical thinking. Take on tests designed in such a way that only a human could solve them. In an evolving story based on mankind’s inherent need to explore, protect and survive; players search deeper into Europa’s ice crusted core and transcend the line between man and machine.

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Rayman 3 HD – Xbox 360

October 1-15 (1.95 GB)

rayman-3-hd-xbox-360Embark on a fantastic and humorous journey with Rayman and Globox to save the Crossroad of Dreams. Masterfully enhanced with eye-popping High Definition visuals and sounds, Rayman 3 HD is the definitive version of the Rayman classics Rayman 3 Hoodlum’s Havoc, and a must-play for all Rayman fans and platform adventure game enthusiasts. Run, Jump and punch your way through the 2 first levels of the game battling the mysterious Hoodlums and their minions.

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Medal of Honor Airborne – Xbox 360

October 16-31 (4.72 GB)

moh-airborneTake to the skies in Medal of Honor Airborne, where your choices will turn the tide of WWII. Starting with your jump from a C-47, every choice you make can seal your fate. In the air, control your parachute to select the landing spot that brings you the greatest strategic advantage. On the ground, explore the open, vertical environment for positions that will provide you a tactical edge against your enemies. Then, head onto Xbox LIVE for furious multiplayer battles in three different modes, including all-new Airborne modes! You decide where to drop, you decide how to fight. It’s a different war every time.

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Are you excited or disappointed about the upcoming October Games With Gold? Let us know which free game(s) you’re looking forward to the most in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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