Xbox One Playscore Scoop August 2017 | 22 Best New XB1 games reviewed
22 Xbox One Games have just received their PlayScores this August 2017. Let’s check them out now! 22. Tacoma From the makers of gone home comes a science fiction tale set in the isolating silence of outer space. Just like their previous projects, Tacoma is steeped in the intricacies of human relationships. Travel to an abandoned spaceship and explore the mysteries of its disappeared inhabitants. Recover as much information as you can, and use the remaining audio and video footage to uncover a moving and fascinating tale.
It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.91. 21. Rock of Ages II: Bigger and Boulder A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it might gather few arrows and a whole lotta cows in this hilarious Python-esque tower-defense game. On top of their Terry Gilliam-like cutout animations, the gameplay itself is a buttload of absurdities. Destroy as much of the environment as you can, and demolish your enemy’s lineup of traps–whether it be cows, elephant towers, or gigantic cannons. Explore the different art movements, and meet caricatures of your favorite historical figures. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.13. 20. RESIDENT EVIL REVELATIONS Originally released for the Nintendo 3DS, Resident Evil’s standout titles makes it to the modern platforms. Revisit the thrills of this 3DS classic, and experience it all in glorious HD. Praised for its perfect blend of of survival and horror, this port demonstrates the game’s true potential. Packed with new content and all the DLC releases, it brings the definitive experience to the new age. It has a PlayScore of 7.22.
19. Observer Following the success of Layers of Fear, the Bloober Team goes deeper into the realm of fears in this futuristic cyberpunk horror. Set in a dystopian world where fears can be hacked, play as detective Daniel Lazarski as he uses his powers to dig into minds of his targets. Plunge deeper into the decrepit world, discover a traumatizing psychological horror that will mess with your head. It has a Provisional Playscore of 7.52. 18. Ken Follett’s The Pillars Of The Earth Though its one of many adaptations of the critically acclaimed Kingsbridge series, this marks the first time it reached the videogaming world. With the help of Daedalic Entertainment, Follett’s words come to life on your very screen. Travel to 12th century England and discover the lengths needed to construct a grand Cathedral. It’s tale that’s knee-deep in intrigue, and controversy. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.57. 17. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series – Episode 3 From their voxel adventures in Minecraft, to the grim tales of the Caped Crusader, Telltale games adds to their list with their jump into the cosmic shenanigans of Marvel’s ragtag heroes.
Following the events of their second episode, roam around once again with Starlord, Gamora, Drax, Groot, and Rocket Raccoon as they put themselves in even more trouble. And much like any Telltale game, every choice matters. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.59. 16. The Escapists 2 Taking its humble beginnings as a crowdfunded effort, The Escapists comes back bigger than ever before. Not only does it improve on all the things that made the first great, The Escapists 2 also adds enough new features to make it fresh and exciting. Devise your daring escape plan on your own, or bring a friend to make it easier. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.65. 15. Agents of Mayhem If you’re ready for more over the top action, then this Saints Row spinoff is the game for you. Travel to a futuristic South Korea and join a special task force dedicated to bringing down the evil LEGION. Control up to three different agents, and use their powers to stop the villains from taking over the world.
Packed with ridiculous firefights, and their signature hilarity. It has a PlayScore of 7.71. 14. Madden NFL 18 Coming in as one of Electronic Arts’ annual sports releases, fans of the testosterone fuelled world of NFL gets another digital playground. This title builds upon the foundation of the series, topping it off with the regular visual and technical tweaks. But, with their new story mode, America’s favorite pastime is about to get better. Travel the NFL career path with the young Devin Wade and fulfill the football dream! It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.74. 13. Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun The spirit of Commandos lives on in this hardcore tactical stealth game set in the height of Japan’s Edo period. Lurk in the shadows and practice the way of the ninja as you navigate through hundreds of expertly designed levels. Solve the puzzles of each stage as five different characters, with varying skills and personalities. Plan ahead, and master the art of execution. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 12. Thumper Drool’s unique take on the rhythm game is a sight to behold. With its blend of rhythm, action, and jaw-dropping visuals, Thumper creates an immersive atmosphere that will both challenge and put you in awe.
Guide a sleek beetle through a gauntlet of obstacles, and help him defeat a collection of ominous-looking monsters that stand in his way. Groove to the beat of the drumms, and marvel at their breathtaking stages. It receives a Provisional PlayScore of 8.09. 11. F1 2017 This year’s iteration of the F1 racing game comes with a host of improvements, like a deeper career mode, enhancements in multiplayer, a new Championship mode and the return of classic F1 cars, last showcased in F1 2013. Codemasters has unveiled some of these classics, including the 1988 McLaren MP4/4 as a Day One bonus, the 2002 Ferrari F2002 and ten more legendary beauties to fulfill every racing enthusiast’s dream. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.14. 10. Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Obsidian Entertainment’s throwback to the glory days of story-based RPGs has resulted in one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns yet. And, it definitely delivered, with intricate character customizations and deep storylines. Now, with the release of the complete edition, you can experience the game in full. Venture into the expanded horizons of Eora, meet new characters, and open your eyes to new possibilities! It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.16. 9. Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 One of the longest running series in videogame history, Megaman was one of the key innovators of its time, and it has gone through hundreds of changes through the years.
With this second legacy collection, witness the evolution of the robot’s action packed adventures. Other than Megaman titles from 7 through 10, it also includes special content for all their fans. From new remix stages, unforgettable tunes, cool artworks, and so much more. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.23. 8. Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 1 Telltale’s very own take on the Batman Mythos takes you to Gotham once again. Join the adventures of Batman as he deals with another one of Riddler’s tricks. Decode the gruesome puzzles of the nefarious villain, and uncover an even grave threat hidden underneath. With Telltale’s signature choice-driven scenarios, every playthrough is a different experience. Explore each timeline, and make each of your decisions count. It’s a worthy debut for another telltale classic! It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.38. 7. Life is Strange: Before the Storm – Episode 1 Before the arrival of DontNod’s awaited sequel to their critically acclaimed hit, DeckNine serves us with a look back into the troubled life of Chloe Price. While it won’t have Max’s time-bending powers, players will feature a lot in making Chloe’s occasionally reckless decisions.
Watch her deal with the struggles of a dysfunctional family, and build strong bonds with the people that care for her. It’s the same moving storytelling that we came to love. It has a PlayScore of 8.51. 6. Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two – Episode 2 It’s a great month for Telltale as we welcome one more episodic venture. Their own take on Mojang’s vast Minecraft universe, step into the shoes of Jesse and his friends as they roam around its dangerous wilderness. In season 2 the gang makes a return from their impressive victory against the Wither Storm, only to find out that a new threat awaits.
Watch the troop of now-famous heroes deal with their newfound responsibilities as they take on another choice-filled journey. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.59. 5. Rivals of Aether Set in a world where Fire, Earth, Water and Air collide. Choose your champion and manipulate the elements together in this fast and frenetic Indie fighting game. While it shares some similarities to Nintendo’s iconic brawler, Rivals enough of its own quirks to be original. Unlock the stories of each Elemental Champion, or put your fighting skills to the test in Online mode. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.74. 4. The Long Dark Explore Canada’s icy wilderness in this one of a kind survival game from Hinterland Studio. It’s one of the most fleshed out survival games on the market right now. Scavenge for the tiniest morsels, stave off the bitter cold, and fight against the hungry predators. Each little aspect is bounded in realism. Play through a compelling narrative in the 15 hour story mode, or take survival to a whole new level in the Challenge Mode.
It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.99. 3. Sonic Mania Follow Sonic as he zips back to his old form in a throwback feature to his classic SEGA genesis ways. It’s time for Sonic and his friends to dash around their remastered pixel stages, and a handful of new ones to keep the game especially fresh for the new generations. With the same side scrolling platform fun, it’s something old and new fans will love. It’s something to sink our time into before the widely anticipated Sonic Forces. It has a PlayScore of 8.99. 2. Slime Rancher Step into the shoes of the young Beatrix LeBeau and enter her delightful world of slimes. A life simulation game like no other, take care of a growing ranch of rainbow slimes and collect their poop for currency. It’s simple, but unabashedly cute, you’ll probably want to punch a wall. Whether they’re fiery, radioactive, or bouncy, they’re all as loveable as the next. Turn your slimes into smiles! It has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.16. 1. Killing Floor 2 From its humble origins as an Unreal Tournament mod, TripWire Interactive’s shootfest has come a long way since. A sequel in the truest sense, Killing Floor 2 takes place one month after the events of the first game.
With the government in shambles, and the people in a state of panic, humanity is at its last straw. Get right into the action, and kill as much of the zombie-like creatures as you can, in as many ways you can. Zeds dead, baby. And you better keep it that way. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.18..
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