Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One! Every week the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console. To find out what’s coming soon to Xbox One, read on below and click on each of the game profiles for pre-order details (dates are subject to change).
Oniken – December 24
In a post-apocalyptic future controlled by a sinister
corporation, ninja mercenary Zaku is the last hope for humanity. Inspired by
the demanding gameplay of 8-bit action/platformers, Oniken pits your
agility and swordplay against a gauntlet of enemies, traps, and challenging
Demon Pit – December 24
Xbox One X Enhanced – Inspired by the fast-paced FPS games of the 1990s, Demon Pit is an intense arcade-style arena shooter. Armed with a series of ranged weapons and a soul grapple, you must fight and out maneuver endless waves of demons in a constantly changing environment. How long can you survive before they rip your flesh and claim your soul?
Straimium Immortaly – December 24
Bosses and beasties abound in this bizarre and vibrant
roguelite/shump/dungeon crawler hybrid. Armed with a jetpack and a smorgasbord
of weapons and power-ups, Straimium Immortaly pits your lone warrior
against the forces of the Queeni Emperess. Agility, precision, and loads of
loot are your only means of surviving the Cubicus.
XenoRaptor – December 24
A frantic and frenzied twin-stick shooter, pitting
ridiculously armed space dragons against an interstellar armada. Strip your
defeated foes of their parts to assemble the ultimate weapon. From evasive
teleporting and defensive mines, to railguns, tractor beams, and mind control, XenoRaptor
is bullet-hell action with countless tactical possibilities.
Tamashii – December 24
An eldritch entity lurks inside a temple full of death and
danger. A mysterious stranger is summoned to this twisted hell to discover the
source of evil. Can you survive the devilish traps, tricky puzzles, and
monstrous beings looming in Tamashii’s dark corridors, in this unique
puzzle-platformer set in a distorted world of striking horror and unsettling
Demons with Shotguns – December 24
The ultimate couch fragger gibfest! Armed with a powerful
boomstick and bullet deflecting shield, up to four players wage unholy war
against each other as they compete for souls in nine different local
multiplayer game modes across four realms and 40 arenas. This is demonic local
multiplayer action at its bloodiest!
Odallus: The Dark Call – December 24
Odallus is an exploration action game and loving homage to the 8-bit genre classics. You play as Haggis, a battle-weary warrior who must wield his sword once more to rescue his son from Darkness. Featuring huge bosses, tight controls, and rad 8-bit graphics.
Natsuki Chronicles – December 24
Xbox One X Enhanced – Prepare to experience this dramatic side-scrolling shoot ’em up and carry out explosive missions across two challenging game modes: Chronicles mode presents the story seamlessly during gameplay with fully voiced dialogue; Arcade mode is a brisk, 30-minute single-player campaign that recreates that nostalgic shoot ‘em up gameplay. For added replay value you can mix and match a wide variety of equipment to customize your ship’s loadout.
The Clocker – December 27
Xbox One X Enhanced – Clocker is a puzzle game about time. It stages a story between a father and daughter using a dual-protagonists technique. By controlling two individual characters in turn, you will gradually solve puzzles, push forward the timeline and the adventure. The game features unique time mechanisms, an artistic hand-drawn sketchy style, thought-provoking puzzles and a heart-warming plot. A vexing and thrilling adventure awaits you!
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