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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for August 14 to 17

Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One! Every week the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console. To find out what’s coming soon to Xbox One, read on below and click on each of the game profiles for pre-order details (dates are subject to change).

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The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – The Final Season, Episode 1

Xbox One X Enhanced - After years on the road facing threats both living and dead, a secluded school might finally be Clementine and AJ’s chance for a home. But protecting it will mean sacrifice. In this gripping, emotional final season, your choices define your relationships, shape your world, and determine how Clementine’s story ends.

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Fall of Light

Fall of Light is a story-driven action RPG set within a world consumed by darkness. You are Nyx, an old warrior who has embarked on a dangerous journey with his daughter, Aether, who radiates luminescence. Only together will they be strong enough to complete their quest: reach the last place on Earth still touched by sunlight.

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State of Mind

The world is on the brink. With a lack of resources, illnesses caused by polluted air and water, crime on the rise, and governments promise remedies through technological progress. As Richard Nolan, one of the few journalists openly criticizing this development, find that his family has vanished, you’ll experience an alarmingly realistic vision of the near future in this sci-fi thriller where dystopian reality and digital utopia are intertwined.

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Coffee Crisis

The alien Smurglian have come to Earth and they're not leaving until they steal our four most prized commodities: metal music, coffee, cat videos, and WiFi. In this arcade-style beat 'em up that pays homage to the 90s era of classic arcade & 16-bit brawlers, take control of Black Forge Coffeehouse baristas Nick and Ashley, two galaxy gladiators called to arms to stop this madness.

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Wailing Heights

Inspired by classic adventure games, you’ll find yourself lost in ghostly town of Wailing Heights where you’ll need to talk to the locals, collect lyrics to songs, listen to clues, and steal things from other songs. Add these ingredients to your musical possession wheel and sing your soul right into a monster’s body, gaining their supernatural abilities and moving one step closer to escaping Wailing Heights.

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Hero Defense

To destroy the world’s most powerful vampire, your team of slayers must impale, slash, tear and burn through legions of undead hell-bent on world domination. Take charge of five unique heroes that battle their way through various arenas to defeat Count Necrosis. Fans of RTS, RPGs, and Tower Defense games will find a lot to like here.

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Fernz Gate

After waking in unfamiliar woods, Alex, an ordinary high schooler living an ordinary life, learns he has somehow ended up in Fernland, a world dominated by conflict and destruction, he will have to travel to the other side of the world and beyond to find his way back home in this fantasy RPG full of monsters and colorful characters.

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Graveyard Keeper

Graveyard Keeper, from the creators of Punch Club, puts you in charge of building and managing your very own graveyard. Find ways to keep costs low, expand into the entertainment business with witch-burning festivals, go on adventures into nearby dungeons, and frighten your local villagers.

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Describing itself as “blending a fast-paced, Quake-esque feel with the randomness, difficulty and power-up system of The Binding of Isaac,” Polygod is designed for speedrunners, inviting only the most skilled and strategic players to defeat the Trial of the Gods. As a one-armed, gun-wielding assassin of legend, the seven deities of Polygod will test your skill with randomly generated arenas of hostile minions.

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Pilot your tank through competitive, gorgeous arenas to land a deadly shot on your opponents in Treadnauts. With a ton of useful tricks at your disposal, including treads that stick to any wall, boosters for midair hops, zero-friction slides, and rocket jumps for soaring into the sky, it's all about moving with style to come out on top across four playable zones, each with unique mechanics and physics objects.

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Drunk-Fu: Wasted Masters

Xbox One X Enhanced - Master physics-defying drunk-fu techniques by controlling your character’s stumbling direction and unleashing powerful attacks with each individual limb. Team up with your friends to beat AI controlled bullies in the swarm-like mode or challenge each other in free for all or last man standing modes to see who the true Wasted Master is.

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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Xbox One X Enhanced - In Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, one player is trapped in a room with a ticking time bomb they must defuse. The other players are the experts who must give the instructions to defuse the bomb by deciphering the information found in the Bomb Defusal Manual. But there’s a catch: the experts can’t see the bomb, so everyone will need to talk it out – fast! Test the limits of your communication skills and friendships in this co-op party game.

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Persian Nights: Sands of Wonders

In the absence of a mortally ill king, the Grand Vizier Zaved rules the kingdom with an iron fist, while a mysterious plague casts a dark shadow on the people of Persia. The young apothecary Tara decides to conduct her own investigation and discover the cause of the illness before it's too late in this puzzle game.