Xbox Games Store Update – ReCore, The Witness, BioShock: The Collection, Dead Rising

xbox_logoThere’s a pretty awesome collection of new (and newly re-released)  titles landing on the Xbox Games Store this week.  As for the new, so far there’s ReCore (our review here) and The Witness (our PS4 review here), NASCAR Heat Evolution and PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2, along with the re-released/remastered BioShock: The Collection and the Dead Rising Triple Pack.

Not a bad selection thus far, and we’re sure there will be a few more including a handful of new sports titles too such as NHL 17.

NHL 17 ($59.99)
Whether you compete online in a bid for glory, live out your ultimate hockey fantasy in offline single player modes, or simply lace up and jump over the boards for exciting and innovative hockey gameplay ? NHL 17 gives you the chance to Shape Your Legacy on and off the ice. Own Every Zone with more end-to-end control with Authentic Goalies, all-new Net Battles for offensive and defensive zone play, and thrilling new goal celebrations that capture the excitement of scoring the biggest goals on game night. Live out your ultimate hockey fantasy in all-new modes, including Draft Champions, the World Cup of Hockey, or manage the business in Franchise Mode.

The Witness ($39.99)
You wake up, alone, on a strange island full of puzzles that will challenge and surprise you. You don?t remember who you are, and you don?t remember how you got here, but there?s one thing you can do: explore the island in hope of discovering clues, regaining your memory, and somehow finding your way home. The Witness is a single-player game in an open world with dozens of locations to explore and over 500 puzzles. This game respects you as an intelligent player and it treats your time as precious. There?s no filler; each of those puzzles brings its own new idea into the mix. So, this is a game full of ideas.

BioShock: The Collection ($59.99)
Return to the cities of Rapture and Columbia and experience the award-winning BioShock franchise like never before, beautifully remastered in 1080p. BioShock: The Collection contains all single-player content from BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite, all single-player add-on content, the ?Columbia?s Finest? pack, and Director?s Commentary: Imagining BioShock, featuring Ken Levine and Shawn Robertson.

BioShock BioShock is a shooter unlike any you?ve ever played, loaded with weapons and tactics never seen. You?ll have a complete arsenal at your disposal from simple revolvers to grenade launchers and chemical throwers, but you?ll also be forced to genetically modify your DNA to create an even more deadly weapon: you.

BioShock 2 Set approximately 10 years after the events of the original BioShock, the halls of Rapture once again echo with sins of the past. Along the Atlantic coastline, a monster has been snatching little girls and bringing them back to the undersea city of Rapture.

BioShock Infinite Bring us the girl, wipe away the debt. The year is 1912. Deep in debt, Booker DeWitt has only one opportunity for a clean slate: rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood in the flying city of Columbia.

PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 ($12.99)
The much-awaited sequel to Pac-Man Championship Edition! Featuring eye-popping 3D graphics and funky visuals, the latest version of the classic game takes chomping and chasing through mazes to a whole new level! Make up to four ghost trains for maximum chompage! New modes include Score Attack and an Adventure Mode with fast fleeing fruit, big bad bosses, ridiculous remixed rules, and more!

NASCAR Heat Evolution ($59.99)
For the first time on Xbox One, race as your favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers across all 23 licensed NASCAR tracks in stunning HD with incredibly detailed environments. Get ready for the most fun you?ve had with a NASCAR game in years! Whether you?re a casual racer or die-hard sim fan, NASCAR Heat Evolution will adjust to your skill level with a brand new AI and Speed Rating system that applies the right amount of challenge for you. In addition to quick play races you can build your own team from the ground up, and race your way to the Sprint Cup Championship in Career mode.

Dead Rising Triple Bundle Pack ($59.49)
Enjoy three times the zombies with the Dead Rising Triple Bundle Pack, containing Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2 Off The Record. What a time to be undead!

Dead Rising ? Frank West, a freelance photojournalist on the hunt for the scoop of a lifetime, pursues a juicy lead to a small suburban town only to find that it is being overrun by zombies!

Dead Rising 2 ? Step into the shoes of Chuck Greene, professional motorcycle racer. Surrounded by a horde of hungry zombies in the spectacular casino town of Fortune City, Chuck finds himself in a race against time to find Zombrex, the one thing that can keep Katey, his young daughter, alive.

Dead Rising 2 Off the Record ? Photojournalist and original hero of Dead Rising?s Willamette incident, Frank West, takes center stage once again in Dead Rising 2: Off the Record.

ReCore ($39.99)
Supports Xbox Play Anywhere: Yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost! From the legendary creator Keiji Inafune and the makers of Metroid Prime comes “ReCore”, an action-adventure masterfully crafted for a new generation.