Valeria and Isaac from Boyfriend Dungeon stand next to special forces combatants from Ghost Recon Wildlands.

Picture: Kitfox / Ubisoft

On the one hand, Recreation Move is dropping a lovingly-made dungeon crawler that Says Issues concerning the existence of recent life. However then again, at the least it’s getting one of the vital callous Ubisoft map video games in latest reminiscence (I’ll offer you one guess). Right here’s what’s coming to Microsoft’s games-on-demand service within the coming weeks.

August 2

  • Ghost Recon Wildlands (cloud, console, PC)

August 4

  • Turbo Golf Racing (cloud, next-gen console, PC)

August 9

  • Two Level Campus (cloud, console, PC)

August 11

  • Cooking Simulator (cloud, console, PC)
  • Expeditions: Rome (PC)
  • Offworld Buying and selling Firm (PC)

And right here’s the complete record of as of August 15:

  • Boyfriend Dungeon (cloud, console, PC)
  • Curse of the Lifeless Gods (cloud, console, PC)
  • Library of Ruina (cloud, console, PC)
  • Starmancer, through Recreation Preview (PC)
  • Practice Sim World 2 (cloud, console, PC)

Boyfriend Dungeon, regardless of the messy, bad-faith controversy that outlined its launch final summer season, is definitely one of the vital participating dungeon-crawlers lately. Half relationship sim, you date individuals who can remodel into weapons, and use these weapons to battle the bodily manifestations of your anxieties in isometric fight. Not solely is the fight a blast, but it surely additionally options some sharp dialogue rife with incisive commentary concerning the good and ailing of recent relationship. It’s a bummer to see it depart.

This month’s large Recreation Move addition, Ghost Recon Wildlands, has…lots much less to say. Certain, Ubisoft’s co-op shooter sports activities strong gunplay and an impressively massive, if not precisely vigorous, open world. But it surely’s additionally a politically abhorrent, borderline propagandistic sport, portraying Bolivia as a narco-state overrun by cocaine-running cartels: You play as a squad of U.S. particular forces swooping in to “save” the “day.” Ubisoft did such a poor job at representing the nation that Bolivia’s inside minister despatched a proper letter to the French authorities and threatened authorized motion.

However hey, at the least Turbo Golf Racing—a sport that mainly seems like Rocket League grafted onto a golf course, and likewise a sport that I’m solely simply studying about immediately—seems cool AF.


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