Brand New is our weekly look back at all of the games that have been announced as coming to Xbox One in the past seven days. Rather than cover every game individually and watch it get lost in the mix of the week's news, we'll bring you all the facts and more in one handy rundown, so that you can see what's been announced at a glance. Because we're cool like that.
Well, there are twelve titles coming to Xbox One that are either new or somehow got under our radar this week. Some you'll have heard of as we've covered them earlier in the week and you totally read all our articles (right?) but there's a few new faces in there too. So, here's the dozen new games that are listed as coming to Xbox One and being added to the pX database this week.
Originally imagined as 90s Arcade Racer, 90s Super GP has taken a left turn and has now been confirmed for an Xbox One release. It'll be with us by the end of the year. Check out the full story here.
Well, it hasn't been officially confirmed as yet, but if you can't take a publisher's own magazine as confirmation, then there's something wrong somewhere. Check out the full story here.
If you've missed this, you've been living under a rock, but Battlefield 1 is heading to Xbox One in October, complete with biplanes and horses. Check out the full story here.
Dex was announced at Madrid Games Week back in October 2015 and totally got under our radar, but we'll set that right now. Dex is a side-scrolling cyberpunk RPG featuring ranged and melee combat, as well as exploration and adventuring, featuring a story that the developer says is inspired by William Gibson. You also won't have to wait too long for it, since it launches on July 8th on Xbox One.
Coming from the developers of last year's RIDE and next month's Valentino Rossi: The Game, DUCATI - 90th Anniversary promises to be a journey through the history of the legendary bike manufacturer's history, featuring rides from the fifties all the way through to the current day. Check out the full story here.
Artifex Mundi have already released Nightmares Of The Deep: The Cursed Heart, Clockwork Tales: Of Glass and Ink, and Enigmatis: The Ghosts of Maple Creek on Xbox One and their latest port, Grim Legends: The Forsaken Bride looks to follow in the same vein. Check out the full story here.
After an Xbox One version getting an official age rating in Taiwan, the free-to-play PC mech FPS HAWKEN is pretty much guaranteed to be on the way to the west as well. Check out the full story here.
Into the Belly of the Beast is an interesting proposition. Playing as a worm-like creature that has to dive into the belly of a sea monster in order to save you're recently devoured children, it has a nice-looking art style and is certainly one to keep an eye on. Check out the full story here.
Mimic Arena is a local multiplayer platform shooter that was originally conceived as a project in 2013's Global Game Jam. Developer Tiny Horse Games has rounded everything out though, creating a game that supports up to four players locally. The core mechanic sees you fighting alongside yourself, since when you die, a copy of you is created who does all the things that you did before you died. Every shot and move is replicated by your Mimic, so there's certainly room for tactical couch-based play. Only a short wait for this one, since it launches on May 18th.
The developers of Pool Nation FX are back with a game that's not a million miles away from that first attempt on the console. Snooker Nation Championship has just gone into Early Access on Steam and will be coming to Xbox One. It will feature offline tournaments featuring six rounds, allowing players to go through qualifying stages, all the way through to the final. Online play will be on offer too, complete with leagues and leaderboards.
Tenebrae - Twilight of the Gods is a story-drives 2.5D platform RPG that features Metroidvania elements and that is intriguing to say the least. Coming from Italian developer Troglobytes Games, the game will feature non-linear maps, allowing for backtracking and replayability, so that you can use newly-earned moves and abilities to reach areas that you couldn't get to before.
The Magic Circle is a game where you take on the role of a QA tester who was hired to prepare a demo for a game that has been stuck in development hell for twenty years. Trapped inside the game and dealing with two fighting project leads, you have to find your way out. The game was nominated for an Excellence in Narrative award at the 2016 Independent Games Festival, and the trailer is definitely one to check out.
So, which of these very different dozen that are coming to Xbox One has your attention? You get TWO VOTES this week, so pick 'em and pick 'em good...