Xbox Store Today: DC Universe Online, Paranautical Activity, JumpJet Rex

Three new Xbox One games are now available to download through the Xbox Games Store, and they’re all pretty different…

DC Universe Online is a free-to-play MMO set within the DC Universe. Available on the PC and PS3/PS4 for a few years, players will choose a Hero or Villain in DC Universe Online and fight alongside (or against) some of the biggest names in comics.

Paranautical Activity is a first person shooter that combines the classic style of Doom and Quake with the roguelike randomness of The Binding of Isaac and Spelunky. Players of Paranautical Activity will get to experience “procedurally generated levels, impossibly fast gameplay, hidden levels, […] ridiculous bosses‏, and a kick ass Dubstep soundtrack.”

Finally, JumpJet Rex straps jump boots on a T-Rex and asks him to go nuts in a side-scrolling platformer. OK, I get it, but shouldn’t a T-Rex opt for cybernetic arm enhancements? His legs are probably already pretty powerful, but T-Rex arms will always be pretty useless. Perhaps I’ve put too much thought into this…

More information on all of these games can be found after the break.

Xbox One Games

DC Universe Online (Free)
DC Universe Online is now on Xbox One! Join thousands of other players in this Free-to-Play, massive online action game set in the popular DC Comics universe. Choose your side – Hero or Villain – and create your character to experience true action combat, as you fight alongside and against legendary characters such as Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Lex Luthor, and Circe. Jump in and explore the DC Universe; walk the darkened streets of Gotham City, investigate the mysteries of the futuristic cityscape of Metropolis, and travel to legendary locations such as Arkham Asylum and the Watchtower.

Paranautical Activity ($9.99)
Paranautical Activity combines the classic FPS action of games like Doom and Quake, with the randomness and difficulty of modern roguelikes like Binding of Isaac and Spelunky. Features procedurally generated levels, impossibly fast gameplay, hidden levels, over 100 items, 40+ enemies, ridiculous bosses‏ and a kick ass Dubstep soundtrack.

JumpJet Rex ($9.99)
Take control of a T-Rex with extraterrestrial jump boots, tasked with saving dino-kind from extinction in this highly challenging, 2-D platformer. Race against the clock as you jump, drop and dash your way through 40+ challenging levels to preserve life during the Mesozoic era! JumpJet Rex features beautiful hand-drawn 16-bit graphics and awesome chiptune music that transfers players back to the 2-D platforming glory days.

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