Games with Gold in November is headlined with Trackmania Turbo and Tales from the Borderlands. Zany racing action and unforgettable storytelling provide a wide array of fun for everyone, read on for a full run down of all 4 gold titles.
All of the games below are part of the Games with Gold lineup, a benefit for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. The program offers 4 free games each month – two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360. An added bonus on Xbox One is all 4 games are playable via backward compatibility, doubling up on gaming fun for your Xbox One.
Trackmania Turbo (November 1 to 30 on Xbox One)
The easy to learn, yet hard to master racer will give you the adrenaline rush you’re looking for! The learning curve gradually increases testing your skills through over 200 tracks in four different environments. For added fun the game features a double driver mode that allows two players to control the same car. The track editor allows you to build your own tracks that you can share with other players online. The game also dynamically adjusts the intensity of the soundtrack based on your gameplay style giving you a truly unique experience.
Tales from the Borderlands (Available November 16 to December 15 on Xbox One)
Based on the smash hit Borderlands series, developer Telltale Games are at it again, this time pulling you into one of the wackiest, backward universes ever. The five-part episodic game focuses on two characters, Rhys and Fiona who are forced together and must find an ancient vault filled with unimaginable treasures.
The gameplay is based on a point-and-pick mechanic with some button mashing quicktime events during more intense action scenes.
The storyline (as always with TT Games) is what really steals the show, packed with unforgettable characters, hilarious one liners and a fantastic soundtrack.
Make sure to check out Tales from the Borderlands this month and get ready for one hilarious ride!
NiGHTS into Dreams (Available November 1 to 15 on Xbox One and Xbox 360)
Enjoy some great retro gaming with this classic Sega Saturn remake that will send you on an aerial adventure through a dreamworld. Help Elliot and Claris defeat Wizeman the Wicked by collecting orbs and battling bosses in order to save Nightopia. The classic includes many new features such as HD graphics, achievements, leaderboards and behind the scenes features.
Deadfall Adventures (Available November 16 to 30 on Xbox One and Xbox 360)
This first person action adventure game puts you in the shoes of James Lee Quatermain an explorer by trade in search of fame and fortune. Quatermain short on cash and is forced into an escort mission with Jennifer Goodwin, a US agent, in need of safe passage through Egyptian ruins to retrieve a powerful artifact. Their mission goes awry turning into an epic globe trotting adventure that leading you through the frozen arctic, to the scorching Mayan ruins. Intense gun battles, exploring and solving puzzles await in Deadfall Adventures!
Have fun on your adventures in November, I hope to see you online, game on!
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