It’s another month, or at least it will be very shortly, and that means a new crop of Games with Gold for all of Xbox’s Gold Members. What can we look forward to on Xbox this month? Let’s take a look…
On May 1st the first game available on Games with Gold is Defense Grid 2 brought to us by Hidden Path Entertainment. Defense Grid 2 is a tower defense game in which the player is the commander in charge of defending colonies, bases and space stations against aliens. Build up defense towers and weapons in order to hold off swarms of attacking aliens. Killing enemies gains cores, which can be used for upgraded and specialized defense towers. This game features nearly countless ways to place custom defenses and beat each level.
It is never too early to start thinking about saving Halloween. On May 16th Costume Quest 2 will be free on Games with Gold. Play as twins Wren and Reynold on their mission to explore, obtain candy, and unlock new costumes. Meanwhile, Doctor Orel White has teamed up with an evil time wizard in order to banish Halloween forever. Fight their monster minions and time itself in order to save Halloween!
Also on May 16th, Grid 2 is coming to Games with Gold. This title will be available on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Play race tracks in numerous real world locations such as California, Miami, Dubai and Paris. Grid 2 features to “TrueFeel” handling system, which game developer Codemasters says is the perfect combination of accessibility and a realistic driving experience. Win races in order to unlock slicker, faster, cars.
Next up is a game that needs little introduction. Popcap classic Peggle will also be available on Games with Gold on May 16th. This is the same game we have come to know and love as part of the Xbox Live Arcade. The player must shoot pinballs through obstacles and moving mazes to hit colored pegs in order to score points on adventure mode’s 55 colorful levels. Stakes get even higher when facing other players in multiplayer face-off mode.
There is another bit of good news for everyone who has made the switch to the Xbox One console. All games featured on Games with Gold will now be backwards compatible for the Xbox One, so happy gaming everyone!
Source: Xbox Wire
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