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A quintet of new games will be available to download through the Xbox Games Store beginning today.
Leading the way is Resident Evil 0, Capcom’s enhanced remaster of the (chronologically) first game in the Resident Evil series. As you might expect from a high definition re-release, the Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions of Resident Evil 0 will feature improved graphics and an optional new control scheme. But don’t worry, it’s got all the same shambling zombies.
Also available for the Xbox One is A Boy and His Blob, WayForward’s enhanced remake of the 2009 Wii original… which was itself a reboot of a beloved NES-era game. But whichever version of the game you play, players will still need to feed jelly beans to a shapeshifting blob to traverse a puzzle-filled world. The 80s were… let’s go with weird.
But Albedo: Eyes From Outer Space goes back a bit further than a 80s, and that’s because the Xbox One game is an homage to pulpy 60s sci-fi. The first-person adventure game will ask players to explore an abandoned research facility and do battle with some very angry eyeballs. Speaking of first-person game, the superheroic Gemini: Heroes Reborn is also now available for the Xbox One.
Finally, Electronic Super Joy is a minimalist platformer for the Xbox One that features a soundtrack by EnV, an “EDM superstar.”
More information on all of these games can be found after the break.
Xbox One Games
Resident Evil 0 ($19.99)
Resident Evil 0 reveals the truth behind the Mansion Incident, the catalyst for the entire storyline of the Resident Evil series. This remastered version takes the story and gameplay of the original and adds stunning HD graphics, 5.1 channel surround sound, optional modernised controls, and widescreen TV compatibility. Get ready to discover the terrible secrets lurking in the origins of evil.
A Boy and His Blob ($9.99)
A Boy and His Blob makes its triumphant return! As the boy, you feed Blob jelly beans and watch him transform into cool and useful objects to solve puzzles and escape danger. With its robust and emotionally driven story, challenging puzzles, and visually impressive art style, A Boy and His Blob marks the re-release of this 2009 cult-classic!
Albedo: Eyes From Outer Space ($12.49)
Inspired by 60s pulp sci-fi movies, Albedo: Eyes From Outer Space is a first-person adventure game. Working as a night watchman at a partially abandoned, secret research facility, you are knocked unconscious by a nearby explosion. Waking in the complex’s basement you look up and see a gaping hole in the ceiling. Escaping the damaged building is only the start of your troubles and as you begin to explore the base you encounter strange, unearthly organisms.
Electronic Super Joy ($9.99)
Electronic Super Joy is a challenging platformer featuring a pulse pounding soundtrack by EDM superstar, EnV! Run, jump, fly and smash your way through 50+ unique levels, featuring low-gravity, world rotation, giant monsters & swarming missile attacks! The Evil Groove-Wizard rules the world with an iron fist. Can you defeat the Groove-Wizard and end his Tyranny? Are you a hero or a goat? Also included are two Bonus Content levels, five Xbox-exclusive levels, and the Micro-Hell DLC expansion! Ooh la la!
Gemini: Heroes Reborn ($14.99)
Gemini is a first person action-adventure that allows users to enter into the role of Cassandra, age 20. She is a young woman on a journey of discovery in which she will unlock incredible powers – unique in the Heroes Universe – and solve a mystery in her past. She will be reunited with her long missing family, but not in the way she ever expected.
Xbox 360 Games
Resident Evil 0 ($19.99)
Resident Evil 0 reveals the truth behind the Mansion Incident, the catalyst for the entire storyline of the Resident Evil series. This remastered version takes the story and gameplay of the original and adds stunning HD graphics, 5.1 channel surround sound, optional modernised controls and widescreen TV compatibility. Get ready to discover the terrible secrets lurking in the origins of evil.