Xbox Games Store Update – Shovel Knight, Project Root, State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition

xbox_logoThere’s a trio of new game releases hitting the Xbox Games Store this week (so far) for the Xbox One. With a little bit of something for everyone, including zombie survival, retro action-platforming and a classic-style shmup, there’s a pretty damn good selection to check out.

Read on for each of the releases along with details, prices and links.

Project Root [Xbox One: $9.99]
Paying homage to the classic SHMUP, Project Root throws players into the front lines of the rebellion to battle against a never ending collection of enemy aircraft, swarms of missile attacks, legions of tanks and engage in frenetic boss battles to strike at the root of the evil Prometheus Corp.

*Xbox Live Gold members get a 30% discount on Project Root ? offer valid until 11 May. Prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Shovel Knight [Xbox One: $14.99]
Shovel Knight is a sweeping classic action adventure game with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic. It?s a hot mashup of new and old! You play as the eponymous Shovel Knight, a small knight with a huge quest. Shovel Knight has come to this land with two goals: to defeat the evil Enchantress and quest for his lost beloved. If you love games with perfect platforming, beautiful art, infectious music, crazy bosses, humor and levity, and real heart? Shovel Knight is for you!

State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition [Xbox One: $29.99]
State of Decay: Year-One brings the hit zombie survival-fantasy franchise to Xbox One. Delivered in beautifully remastered 1080p, along with improved lighting, textures, animations, and combat mechanics, State of Decay: Year-One pulls you even deeper into the post-outbreak world.

Make your stand against the collapse of society in the ultimate zombie survival-fantasy game. Explore an open world full of dangers and opportunities that respond to your every decision.