Xbox Store Today: Trials of the Blood Dragon, Monkey King Saga, E3 Demos

If you’re looking for new games on the Xbox Games Store this week, you won’t find much, but you will find a handful of new games and a few E3 demos that are definitely worth talking about.

First up is Trials of the Blood Dragon (Xbox One), Ubisoft and RedLynx’s mashup that combines “the top notch gameplay of Trials with the unique style and attitude of Blood Dragon.” That means players can expect a lot of side-scrolling stunt action set within a ridiculously over-the-top universe. But I guess that’s to be expected when your main character is named Rex Power Colt. Also available this week is Monkey King Saga (Xbox One), a top-down tower defense game based on the Journey to the West, one of history’s earliest novels.

However, if you’d rather try out a few free games this week, both id Software and WB Games have added new demos to the Xbox Games Store this week in honor of the E3 Expo. Doom was released a month ago, but anyone who skipped out on the gloriously gory first person shooter can try out the first level now. Meanwhile, Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be released in two weeks, but fans can try it out now.

More information on both of this week’s new releases can be found after the break.

Xbox One Games

Trials of the Blood Dragon ($14.99)
Discover an epic single player experience, combining the top notch gameplay of Trials with the unique style and attitude of Blood Dragon. Take control of Rex Power Colt’s cybercommando kids as they drive, shoot, swing, tame and travel through different environments. Expect also hot competition with Ghost mode, Global Score, and Leaderboards. Features 30 missions across 7 different worlds, fully animated cut scenes, colourful characters and a self-contained story set 12 years after the events of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.

Monkey King Saga ($9.99)
The unlikeliest of heroes join forces to help their monk fulfill his journey across perilous lands set in the world of “Journey to the West”. Recover the sacred scrolls and bring peace to the kingdom in this action-packed, innovative, ‘twist’ on the classic tower-defense game! Now you have complete control of god-like heroes that are free moving within the environments, and bring new strategies and awesome powers to the action.

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