Welcome to your Xbox games roundup for August 14th to 18th! We've got plenty of new games on the way over the next few days including Madden NFL 24, Moving Out 2 and Marble It Up! Ultra, along with the brand-new Xbox Game Pass additions of Everspace 2 (for Xbox Series X|S) and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre!

Here's what's coming to Xbox next week:

New Xbox Releases (August 14-18)

  • Astro Flame Starfighter (August 15): "Astro Flame Starfighter is a classic scrolling shooter with modern 3D graphics. Upgrade the systems of your spaceship, upgrade your weapons and sweep away hordes of enemies on your way."
  • Black Skylands: Founders Edition (August 15): "Prepare to embark on a remarkable journey as Eva, a skilled and valiant young marshal, fighting to protect her people from the invading Falcons and Swarm."
  • Everspace 2 for Xbox Series X|S (August 15): "EVERSPACE 2 is a fast-paced single-player spaceship shooter with exploration in space and on planets, tons of loot, RPG elements, mining, and crafting. Experience an exciting sci-fi story set in a vivid, handcrafted open world full of secrets, puzzles, and perils."
  • Moving Out 2 (August 15): "Moving Out 2 is the wacky sequel to the world-famous physics-based moving simulator. Working as a solo F.A.R.T, or with up to three friends, slip into your Smooth Moves uniform and help the residents of Packmore, and beyond, to pack up and ship out!"
  • A Castle Full Of Cats (August 16): "A Castle Full of Cats is a hidden object game with a bit of a metroidvania structure: it features alternate paths, keys to be found, mysterious NPC’s, and more!"
  • Boxville (August 16): "Boxville is an adventure puzzle game about speechless cans living in the city of boxes and drawing doodles on cardboards to tell the stories."
  • Creepy Tale: Ingrid Penance (August 16): Macabre interactive adventure filled with bizarre events and puzzles. The story revolves around a capricious, spoiled girl named Ingrid. She steps on a loaf of bread to avoid getting her shoes dirty and tumbles all the way down to hell.
  • Gnomes Garden 8: Return Of The Queen (August 16): "What could gnomes and harpies have in common? It might seem that there’s nothing, but that couldn’t be further from the truth."
  • Iron Danger (August 16): "Iron Danger is a tactical combat game with a unique time manipulation mechanic – a never before seen combination that blends the tactical depth of turn-based games with the exciting action of real-time games."
  • Die After Sunset (August 17): "Blast into an action-packed adventure through time, where Earth is under attack by aliens. Lead the resistance against the ‘Murkors’ in Die After Sunset, a vibrant roguelite shooter."
  • Dust & Neon (August 17): "Death is just the beginning in Dust & Neon, an action-packed twin-stick roguelite shooter set in a post-apocalyptic Wild West overrun by villainy."
  • Gord (August 17): "Gord is a dark-fantasy, adventure-strategy game set in a hostile, forsaken land inspired by Slavic mythology. Besieged by vile creatures, you must build to survive. But to prevail, you must conquer the darkness beyond the gates."
  • Hello Engineer (August 17): "Build incredible machines with scrap parts, navigate the wildest Amusement park rides and challenge iconic creepy Neighbor and his evil bots! Become a true Engineer, solo or with friends!"
  • Hidden Shapes: Cat Realm + Trick Or Cats (August 17): "Two enchanting and calming minimalist puzzle games that will captivate your senses as you embark on a journey of shape transformation, leading to breathtaking artistic revelations."
  • Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition for Xbox Series X|S (August 17): "KENTUCKY ROUTE ZERO: TV EDITION is a magical realist adventure game in five acts, featuring a haunting electronic score, and a suite of hymns and bluegrass standards recorded by The Bedquilt Ramblers."
  • Marble It Up! Ultra (August 17): "Marble It Up! Ultra is the pinnacle of marble platforming from the minds behind Marble It Up! and Marble Blast. World-class level design, buttery-smooth controls, gorgeous visuals, and exhilarating multiplayer - welcome to the ultimate marble experience!"
  • Quantum: Recharged (August 17): "Over 40 years since its arcade debut, Quantum: Recharged warps the classic arcade title with modern flourishes that have become a staple among the Recharged series."
  • Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew (August 17): Ahoy, cursed pirate! This is Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew, an all-new stealth strategy game set during an alternate history of the Golden Age of Piracy.
  • SHINOBI NON GRATA (August 17): "Shinobi non Grata is a 2D platform game where you play as Kaina, a descendant of the Fuuma shinobi clan, and fight against the Oboro Ittō clan who is scheming to overthrow the government by teaming up with demons."
  • Warstone TD Gold Edition (August 17): "Warstone is a Tower Defense game with RPG elements, strategy and city building. A dreaded chieftain is assembling an army intent on taking over the kingdom."
  • Aery - Flow Of Time (August 18): "On your journey you will discover unknown, giant and beautiful environments and you will be able to enjoy the feeling of flying while exploring a whole world filled with beauty and little secrets."
  • Chess Royal (August 18): "If you’re looking for a chess game to play with your friends, you’re a player looking for a decent and adjustable challenge, or you’re in need of a fun, stress-free way to learn how to play chess – you’ve come to the right place!"
  • Chrome Wolf (August 18): "Jump in a tank to defeat enemies in turn-based battles and enjoy fierce cannon fights, customizing them with parts to reinforce attack capabilities and performance."
  • Embraced By Autumn (August 18): "Marcel is bullied relentlessly by the boys at his fancy Parisian school, who all seem determined to make his life miserable."
  • Madden NFL 24 (August 18): "Lead your team to a Super Bowl victory in Franchise, build a powerhouse Madden Ultimate Team™, take over The Yard, be the star in Face of the Franchise, and unleash your X-Factors in SSKO."
  • Mirrored Souls (August 18): "Mirrored Souls is a puzzle platformer that tells the story of Ravi and Daru, two completely different celestial beings connected to each other but separated in a mirrored universe."
  • Pirate Bloopers (August 18): "Pirate Bloopers is an isometric action game in the style of “time survival” where you take a control of a ship in the dangerous waters of the Pirate Bay."
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (August 18): "Take on the role of one of the notorious Slaughter family, or their victims, in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, a third-person asymmetrical horror experience based on the groundbreaking and iconic 1974 horror film. Experience the mad and macabre for yourself in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre."
  • Virgo Versus The Zodiac (August 18): "Virgo Versus The Zodiac is a sci-fi/fantasy JRPG with a focus on memorable characters and unique combat mechanics in which you play as an obsessed villain."
  • Zombie Derby (August 18): 2Do you have the drive to survive? Real men have two favorite things: cars and guns. And no stinking zombie apocalypse is going to change that."

Xbox Game Pass Titles

We're expecting more Xbox Game Pass titles for August to be announced in the coming days.

What will you be grabbing on Xbox next week? Let us know down in the comments below.

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