New Xbox Games August 26-30: Plenty of new titles to keep you busy

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New Xbox Games August 26-30

Five of the titles releasing this week are Xbox One X Enhanced, two are included with Xbox Game Pass, and one is Xbox Play Anywhere.

Here we are again with the latest feature here at Techaeris where we’ll try and keep you informed of new Xbox games as they release. This week, August 26-30th, there are a whopping 17 new Xbox games for you to pick up and enjoy including some pretty heavy hitters.

This week, five of the titles are Xbox One X Enhanced, two are included with Xbox Game Pass, and one is Xbox Play Anywhere. Without further ado, let’s see the new Xbox Games August 26-30th list and what’s in store for Xbox gamers this week!

Wreckfest

As its tagline “Drive Hard, Die Last” might suggest you can expect never ending vehicular mayhem in Wreckfest, the true-to-life physics simulation crafted by legendary developer Bugbear (FlatOut 1 & 2). Expect epic crashes and neck-to-neck, full-contact racing in battles across the finish line as you burn rubber and shred metal in the ultimate driving playground.

Wreckfest is jam-packed with upgrade and customization options. Whether you are preparing for your next demolition derby with reinforced bumpers, roll cages, side protectors and much more, or setting your car up for a banger race with engine performance parts like air filters, camshafts, fuel systems, etc., Wreckfest is shaping up to be the best combative motorsport game out there.

Release date: August 26
Price: US$39.99+

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The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut

Xbox Play Anywhere, Xbox Game Pass

Hidden in the shadows, an evil has waited patiently. Until now. Who will face the darkness if not you? A heroic adventure featuring 50+ hours of gameplay, 350 speaking parts, a Legacy Mode for returning fans, and over 100 pieces of incredible music!

Release date: August 27
Price: TBA

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Control

Xbox One X Enhanced

After a secretive agency in New York is invaded by an otherworldly threat, you become the new Director struggling to regain Control.

From developer Remedy Entertainment, this supernatural 3rd person action-adventure will challenge you to master the combination of supernatural abilities, modifiable loadouts and reactive environments while fighting through a deep and unpredictable world.

Control is Jesse Faden’s story and her personal search for answers as she grows into the role of the Director. The world of Control has its own story, as do the allies Jesse meets along the way. Jesse works with other Bureau agents and discovers strange experiments and secrets.

Release date: August 27
Price: US$59.99

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MXGP 2019

Xbox One X Enhanced

Change your look with two dark-themed animated customization sets for your rider and your bike.

Experience the excitement of the 2019 season for the first time in the series! Challenge all the MXGP and MX2 riders and teams in official races held all around the world.

Share your gaming experience with the community online using the Track Editor to create the Motocross track of your dreams, or play the Waypoint mode to create your own path, set the best time and challenge your opponents to earn unique customization sets.

Release date: August 27
Price: US$49.99+

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Gaijin Charenji 1: Kiss or Kill

A punk narrative shoot-them-up where you not only shoot to kill, exterminate, and destroy but you can also kiss your enemies to make a more loving world. Originally designed for the Dreamcast in 1998 by Yoshihiro Takahashi, Kiss or Kill has now been completed 21 years later by his son Yosuke Takahashi.

Release date: August 28
Price: TBA

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Headspun

Headspun is a FMV/Adventure hybrid set in Cortex; the world of Theo Kavinsky’s broken brain.

After waking from a five week coma, Theo finds his life in disrepair. With no memory of the accident, it’s up to Ted and Teddy – the conscious and subconscious voices in his head – to work out what happened, and put his life back on track.

Headspun is a game about recovery, discovery, and the ongoing battle between logic and emotion.

Release date: August 28
Price: US$11.99

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Hookbots

Battle & challenge your human friends on this multiplayer robot party game: 52 ways to customize your bots & 14 game modes. From knights and dinosaurs, to bounty hunters and space warriors. Choose, customize and crush tons of different bots.

Release date: August 28
Price: US$19.99

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Still with us? We’re at the halfway point through the new Xbox Games August 26-30th list… what do you think of the games so far?

Legend of the Sky Fish

Legend of the Skyfish is a beautiful level-based adventure puzzler with a unique weapon and tool – a fishing pole!

Follow the intrepid Little Red Hook on her journey with the Moonwhale to defeat the monstrous Skyfish.

Use your fishing pole as a weapon or a grappling hook, and upgrade it as you go.

Legend of the Skyfish features beautiful hand-painted art, intricate action puzzles and unique enemies. Explore a huge world of 45 handcrafted levels and defeat giant bosses.

Release date: August 28
Price: TBA

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SubaraCity

SubaraCity offers a new twist for puzzle game fans, combining careful planning with relaxing gameplay.

You’re not just matching blocks, but you’re city building at the same time! The buildings on the blocks can be combined into larger, and special, buildings.

It’s a simple rule but there are hidden complexities, and as the years pass each move plays an important role. Your decisions will decide the city’s future – develop your city step-by-step to make a “SubaraCity”!

Release date: August 28
Price: US$4.29

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Vambrace: Cold Soul

Vambrace: Cold Soul is a roguelike fantasy-adventure set amidst a frozen landscape. Plan your expeditions underground, then journey to the cursed city surface with your team of heroes. Wield unique powers, avoid dangerous traps, brave strange encounters, and survive deadly combat!

Release date: August 28
Price: US$24.99

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Whipseey and the Lost Atlas

In Whipseey and the Lost Atlas you play as Alex, a young boy who’s curiosity has landed him in a world of trouble. After finding himself lost in a strange world and being transformed into a magical creature named Whipseey, he must to solve the mystery of the Lost Atlas to return to his original form and go back home.

Release date: August 28
Price: US$5.99

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Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

Xbox One X Enhanced

A suave secret agent adventure game. Your mission (should you choose to accept) is to infiltrate enemy spy Ruby La Rouge’s secret hideaway and put a stop to her evil plans!

You play as Agent A in this stylish secret agent world full of retro futuristic contraptions, hidden gizmos, gadgets and clever logic based puzzles. But do be warned… Ruby La Rouge is no spy to be taken lightly! Explore a labyrinth of perplexing puzzles in this quirky game of cat and mouse that’ll have you wondering whether you’re the cat… or the mouse!!

Notice something strange or out of place? Making mental notes and observations (like a good secret agent) will aid you in solving tricky puzzles later on. As you explore Rubys secret hideout, collecting objects and using them cleverly is crucial in unlocking a trail of puzzles leading you ever closer to your target!

Release date: August 29
Price: US$14.99

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KAMIKO

KAMIKO is a game styled around Japanese Shinto beliefs. Fight as priestesses called “KAMIKO” and battle against demons while solving puzzles to make your way through the stages.

Look no further if you are looking for an arcade action game with a twist! Each stage has several Torii (gates) which are magically sealed. Find a way to break all the seals to make your way to the stage boss.

Release date: August 29
Price: US$4.29

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Blair Witch

Console Launch Exclusive, Xbox Game Pass

Your darkest fears will awaken in these woods.

It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods…

Blair Witch is a first-person, story-driven psychological horror game based on the cinematic lore of Blair Witch.

Release date: August 30
Price: US$29.99

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The Dark Pictures Anthology — Man of Medan

Xbox One X Enhanced

Five friends set sail on a holiday diving trip that soon changes into something much more sinister. Embark on a horrific journey aboard a ghost ship, experience your terrifying story with a friend online or go for safety in numbers with up to five players offline The choices you make will decide their fate. Who will you save?

Release date: August 30
Price: US$29.99+

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Decay of Logos

Embark on a journey of revenge and betrayal set in motion by the destruction of our young adventurer’s village at the hands of Crimson Knights. Find solace in your mystical elk companion as you battle the unforgiving foes that roam this once peaceful realm. Venture into ancient ruins and dungeons in search of its rewards in a quest to find the truth behind the attack of Ada’s home.

Take heed – there’s a dark and treacherous force at work in this world that corrupts even its inhabitants.

Release date: August 30
Price: US$19.99

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Newt One

Newt One rewards players for how much life they bring to the game world, not how much life is taken from it. Experience your progress through color and music swelling in the game world as you play as Newt – a new tone in the musical land of Groovy Hue which has fallen to the Great Slumber. Awaken this sleeping, silent world to new heights of color and music in this colorful and relaxing 3D Platforming journey of cheer, music, and friendship. Inspired by games like Journey, Loco Roco, Monument Valley, and Mario 64, Newt One‘s purpose is to create happiness.

Release date: August 30
Price: US$9.99

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And that’s your new Xbox Games August 26-30th list. What do you think about the new Xbox games coming this week? Are you going to be picking up one of the above titles? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter, Facebook, or MeWe.

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