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Best New Games Releasing on Xbox One, August 1 – August 6

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Fresh new week, and fresh new edition of all new and upcoming games coming soon to Xbox One over the course of this week, starting today. Titles like the long-awaited sci-fi adventure Tacoma, the stark survival game The Long Dark leaving Xbox Game Preview, and the planetary farm simulator Slime Rancher which also is included in August’s Games with Gold.

Read on to see the full list of new games coming soon to Xbox One.

Shadow Tactics Screenshot

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun – August 1
In this mix of stealth and real-time tactics, a new Shogun has taken power and enforced a nationwide peace across Japan. To help, he recruits five specialists with extraordinary skills in assassination, sabotage, and espionage — but are they willing to sacrifice themselves in the name of peace?

The Long Dark Screenshot

The Long Dark – August 1
An exploration-survival game that will challenge players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster. There’s only you, the cold, and all the threats Mother Nature can throw at you. Can you survive The Long Dark?

Slime Rancher Screenshot

Slime Rancher – August 1 (Console Launch Exclusive / Games with Gold)
A chaotic adventure where you can explore a vast, alien frontier to build and customize a space ranch and avoid the perilous avalanche of a thousand wiggling, jiggling slimes! But there’s money to be made in slime science. Careful though; it’s a risky business when jetpacks are your tools.

Tacoma Screenshot

Tacoma – August 2 (Console Launch Exclusive)
Tacoma is a narrative-driven adventure set aboard a high-tech space station in the year 2088. Explore every detail of how the station’s crew lived and worked, finding clues that add up to a gripping story of trust, fear, and resolve in the face of disaster.

Demetrios Screenshot

Demetrios – The Big Cynical Adventure – August 2
A quirky adventure game packed with tons of humor! Bjorn Thonen, a slob of an antique dealer living in Paris, is robbed one night after coming home drunk. Forced to conduct his own investigation with the help of his neighbor Sandra, he ends up involved in a murky, mysterious affair.

Mr. Shifty Screenshot

Mr. Shifty – August 4
In this top-down action game, you play as Mr. Shifty who uses his powers of “shifting” through objects to break into the world’s most secure facility. Phase through bullets and master lightning-fast takedowns in a new game from the team at tinyBuild and Team Shifty.

Mr. Shifty Screenshot

Race Arcade – August 4
In this big, tiny racing game, Race Arcade has you speeding across more than 100 tracks in a top-down racing game that harkens back to the retro arcade racers from years ago.

The Way Screenshot

The Way – August 4
Experience an adventure inspired by old school classics like Another WorldHeart of Darkness and Flashback as you journey to another planet to discover its secrets in the hopes of bringing your loved one back to life.

Oh...Sir! The Insult Simulator Screenshot

Oh… Sir! The Insult Simulator – August 4
Happen to remember that silly PC game that parted lovers, destroyed families and turned friends into enemies? No? Well, here’s its console incarnation! The parrot is back from the dead bringing countless new insults for your disposal.


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