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XBL Store Today: Wolfenstein: The New Order, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

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Today’s update to the Xbox Live Game Store features two games that couldn’t be more different.

Wolfenstein: The New Order is a continuation of the popular first person shooter series for the Xbox One that takes place in an alternate 1960 where Germany won World War II. They control everything… even the moon. Thankfully, B.J. Blazkowicz is back to kill a new generation of Nazis.

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is a puzzle platformer for the Xbox 360 that was originally released for the Xbox One in December.

Expanded descriptions of both games can be found right here:

Xbox One Games

Wolfenstein: The New Order ($59.99)
Europe, 1960. The tide of World War II has been turned using a new kind of mysterious, advanced technology. Using unrelenting force and intimidation, a ruthless world power has brought even the most powerful of nations to their knees. The regime now dominates the globe with an iron fist. You are the only man capable of rewriting history. In Wolfenstein: The New Order, assume the role of super soldier B.J. Blazkowicz as he uses elite combat tactics and an arsenal of uber advanced weaponry to take down the most powerful empire the world has ever known. Join forces with a band of dedicated resistance fighters and launch an offensive battle that spans the globe and beyond, as you seek to uncover the truth behind how this regime conquered the world so quickly. Take on massive mechs, super soldiers, and an army of seemingly unstoppable might as you fight to free the planet from a nightmare of unimaginable tyranny.

Xbox 360 Games

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood ($14.99)
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is a cinematic adventure filled with action-packed platforming and creative puzzle-solving. Armed with only a Magic Marker, Max must confront evil at every turn in a hostile and fantastical world in order to save his kid brother, Felix. Join Max on his great adventure!

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MS drops Gold requirement for entertainment apps; Games With Gold coming to Xbox One

xboxlivelogomajornelsonsaleMicrosoft has announced that, beginning in June, all entertainment apps (such as Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, and others) will not require an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Instead, the apps will be open to all Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners with an Internet connection.

The consolemaker will also expand their Games With Gold program to the Xbox One in June. Xbox One owners with Gold memberships will be able to download Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and Halo: Spartan Assault for free during the month.

Microsoft also announced the Xbox 360’s Games With Gold for June and we’re all in for a treat: Dark Souls and Charlie Murder will be the free games for the month. As a bonus, Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will also be available to download for Gold subscribers.

My Xbox 360’s hard drive will be a lot less roomy by June 30.

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Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Review: Let Me Get Out “Old Red”

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With a new generation of games upon us, it’s important to think about what I want out of video games going forward. Games like Battlefield, FIFA, Call of Duty, and Madden have finally hit the threshold of how much I can take. Don’t get me wrong, they are all great games… except for, well, Call Of Duty: Ghosts. Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is a platformer, meaning it’s different enough to those games to to hold my interest. Sadly, it is not great enough to be a total must-own. (more…)

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XBL Store Today: Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

I think Microsoft has given the boot to “Xbox Live Arcade Wednesdays” when it comes to digital releases on the Xbox One. Today, a Friday, the consolemaker added developer Press Play’s Max: The Curse of Brotherhood to the Xbox One Game Store. Here’s what you can expect from the puzzle platformer (which has been priced at $14.99):

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is a classic action-adventure. At its core it is a platformer filled with puzzles. Max must start on a quest to save his brother who is kidnapped to a hostile world. His only chance to succeed is to stay courageous and use the powers of his marker to manipulate the environment. Unleash the many powers of the Marker and beat the evil kidnapper!

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is also in development for the Xbox 360 and will be released in 2014.

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