From a pair of indie bundles, to a blood-soaked 2D action title, to a competitive projectile fighter, there’s a hearty variety of new Xbox content on the Xbox Games Store this week. Check that all out below.
Instant Indie Collection: Vol. 5
Our Instant Indie Collections bring you three indie hits in one neat package.
Human: Fall Flat ? An open-ended physics-based puzzle and exploration game set in floating dreamscapes. Your goal is to escape these worlds by solving puzzles with nothing but your wits and physics.
Manual Samuel ? Meet Samuel, he?s handsome, wealthy and most importantly ? dead. A deal with Death gives Samuel one last chance to live again if he can survive a whole day doing everything manually.
The Little Acre ? While searching for his father, Aidan travels to a strange new world. Lily, his heroic daughter, sets off after him. This lovingly crafted adventure is fully-voiced and with hand-drawn animations.
Explore a vibrant open-world filled with hidden secrets and mysterious Guardians that can help cure Elliot?s curse of immortality. Throughout this adventure you?ll collect countless abilities and spells, quest through 5 dungeons and defeat 16 unique bosses along your way to unlocking multiple endings. After Elliot?s wife disappears, he falls sick and attempts to take his own life?only to discovers that he can?t die. Plagued by nightmares and growing weaker by the day, Elliot seeks out a local Sage, who tells him that he?s the victim of a rare curse. A demon called a Satar is slowly consuming Elliot?s vitality. If Elliot can?t find a cure to the curse before it?s too late, he will become a Satar.
Human Fall Flat
Fall Flat is a quirky, open-ended physics-based puzzle and exploration game set in floating dreamscapes. Your goal is to escape these surreal dreams by solving puzzles with nothing but your wits and physics. The world of Human: Fall Flat features advanced physics and innovative controls that cater for a wide range of challenges. Bob?s dreams of falling are riddled with puzzles to solve and distractions to experiment with for hilarious results. The worlds may be fantastical, but the laws of physics are very real.
Fast Paced Action Bundle
Eclipse Games is proud to present their Fast Paced Action Bundle, a collection with 2 great indie games that?ll keep you on your toes with thrilling action for hours. Games included in this bundle:
Super Toy Cars ? Super fun tabletop arcade combat racing game featuring miniature cars and tracks made of everyday objects.
Tachyon Project ? Action pack dual-stick shooter where you take the role of a sentient AI that goes on a journey to uncover a conspiracy to rescue its creators.
Demon?s Crystals is a frenetic twin stick shooter where you guide the Urican demons through countless hazards in order to restore peace to the world. A variety of weapons and power-ups will help you defeat the massive enemy hordes. The Urican have always been at the top of the food pyramid, but one day three mysterious beings arrived causing the once peaceful inhabitants of the world to become aggressive and destructive.
Survival, horror at the sunless depths of the Pacific: Stranded on the seafloor with low light and few tools, an industrial diver takes desperate steps to surface before his dwindling oxygen ? and sanity ? give out. Influenced and inspired by unconventional horror and narrative-driven games, Narcosis is rooted in reality, but steeped in the surreal.
Lethal League is a competitive projectile fighting game where you have to hit an anti-gravity ball into the face of your opponent to win. The ball speeds up with every strike, up to explosively extreme velocities. Play locally or battle it out online.
BUTCHER is a fast-paced 2D shooter and a blood-soaked love letter to the cult classics of the genre. As a cyborg programmed to eradicate the last remnants of humanity, your sole purpose is to? well? annihilate anything that moves. So grab your weapon of choice (from chainsaws, to shotguns, to grenade launchers) and kill your way through underground hideouts, post-apocalyptic cities, jungles, and more. And if you?re feeling creative, there are plenty of other ways to end your enemies? misery ? hooks, lava pits, saws? no death will ever be the same again.