Xbox Store Today: Metal Slug, Nam-1975, Eekeemoo, Bloons TD 5

A quartet of new games are now available to download through the Xbox Games Store for the Xbox One.

Fans of SNK and the NeoGeo might be interested in Metal Slug, the first entry in the company’s famed side-scrolling shooter franchise; and Nam-1975, an overhead shooter that takes place in the waning days of the war.

Eekeemoo: Splinters of the Dark Shard is also available to download today… it’s a third-person adventure game where players “solve puzzles, complete tasks, and battle monsters.” And finally, Bloons TD 5 is a tower defense game that’s now available for the Xbox One after previous stops on the PC, iOS, and Android.

More information on these titles can be found after the break.

Xbox One Games

Metal Slug
Metal Slug is the original entry in one of the most famous action game series ever released. It was originally released by SNK in 1996. Players control Marco and Tarma who belong to the Special Forces team known as the “Peregrine Falcon Squad.” They fight to defeat General Donald Morden, in an effort to take back their stolen weapon known as the Metal Slug. Players can utilize various weapons and vehicles such as the Metal Slug to sway the fight in their favor. Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time.

Nam-1975 is an action game released by SNK in 1990. It was one of the first ever games released on NeoGeo! Players will take on the role of U.S. Special Forces soldiers braving a harsh battlefield as they try to survive a series of deadly firefights. Players will need to use collectible power-ups and other abilities such as their evasive roll to complete their mission!

Eekeemoo: Splinters of the Dark Shard
In this awesome third-person adventure game you will help Eekeemoo rescue his friends from the clutches of the evil Dark Shard! Your quest will take you deep into the Dark Shards four corrupted splinter worlds. You’ll help Eekeemoo solve puzzles, complete tasks, battle monsters, the legions of the undead and hugely terrifying boss monsters! Take heart though! As you find and release each of Eekeemoo’s friends (there are four unlockable characters with different powers) you will be able use their powers to solve next set of problems.

Bloons TD 5
The Bloons are back and this time they mean business! Build awesome towers, choose your favorite upgrades, hire cool new Special Agents, and pop every last invading Bloon in the best ever version of the most popular tower defense series in history. Featuring 21 awesome Towers, cool Special Agents, glorious HD graphics, original Tracks and Special Missions, a whole new tier of Specialty Building upgrades, and the powerful Monkey Lab to further upgrade your towers. Bloons TD 5 delivers hours and hours of fun, challenging play to fans and new players alike.

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