Xbox One Game Releases for the Week of July 10th, 2017

Summer is typically viewed as a hotbed (pun intended) for new movie releases, but it’s typically a slow time for new video game releases.  Fortunately for Xbox One owners, this week isn’t so slow.  This week’s selection of games offers a variety of different game play options. There is a hunting game, a Tell Take story game, a twin stick shooter, an FPS, and more.  See below for complete descriptions, pricing information, trailers, and affiliate links to purchase these games digitally on Xbox One (if available). Please note that Mulehorn gaming receives a small commission for purchases made through affiliate links.  We appreciate your support of MHG!  With so many new games to choose from this week, you can crank up the A/C and start playing!

Hunting Simulator

Release Date: July 11, 2017
$39.99 USD

Explore varied environments, track your prey, and become the hunter in Hunting Simulator. Master the firearms of your choice, discover distinct and unique areas, complete hundreds of objectives alone or with friends and live out the adventure of the hunt.


Minecraft: Story Mode Season Two – Episode 1

Release Date: July 11, 2017
$4.99 USD (Complete Season $24.99)

Jesse and the gang return for a whole new Telltale adventure game. When Jesse’s hand gets stuck in a strange gauntlet (that belongs to an underwater temple), he must team up with old friends and new on a journey full of tough choices, strange lands and tons of adventure.


Black the Fall

Release Date: July 11, 2017
Price $14.99

In Black The Fall you play as an old machinist who is working to escape from the iron grip of communism in the midst of a dystopian dictatorship. With an abandoned robot as your ally, the two of you will journey together as you seek hope in this bleak, dark world.


Iron Crypticle

Release Date: July 12, 2017
$9.99 USD

The glorious Royal Treasures of Cryptonia have been stolen! Now the King’s washed-up knights must suit up and descend into the ancient palace crypts to return those GOLDEN GOODIES! Get ready for GHOULISH arcade action in this epic medieval twin-stick dungeon shooter. Up to 4 players (local co-op) can fight together to SMASH through all manner of ghouls and fiends. Grab loot and gobble up food to build up your XP. UPGRADE your abilities to help you face the challenges of the lower floors! UNLOCK new weapons and magical items as you progress. Collect magical gauntlets to power your explosive ATOMIC FIST! Weapons at the ready – prepare yourself for IRON CRYPTICLE!


Serial Cleaner

Release Date: July 14, 2017
$14.99 USD (Pre-order and receive The Swindle free)

Step into the polished shoes of The Cleaner, a professional crime scene cleaner for the mob. There’s no business like the cleaning business, and right now business is booming… Sneak around crime scenes avoiding detection from the guarding cops as you vacuum up blood, hide bodies and remove evidence in this 70’s styled, fast paced, 2D action/stealth game. Pre-Order to receive a free copy of The Swindle when Serial Cleaner launches.


Dead Core

Release Date: July 14, 2017
Price $7.99

DeadCore is an FPS-platformer blending exploration, speedrunning, and puzzles. Immerse yourself in a futuristic and dreamlike adventure in which you climb a huge tower that rises from the void and puts your gaming capabilities to the test. Can you uncover the secrets that lie beneath this fog-ridden world?



Release Date: July 16, 2017
Free (Games with Gold)

A fast-paced party action game with a never before seen color mechanic. Up to nine players can race against each other locally or online as platforms and obstacles appear and disappear when the colored background changes. Go head-to-head in one of Runbow’s modes, including Arena, King of the Hill, ColourMaster, and The Bowhemoth.

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Adam Ratliff

Adam Ratliff is married to an awesome woman and is the father of one amazing little girl. After the birth of his daughter, he fell out of gaming for a while, but now he's back and fully entrenched in the gaming community. Adam's gaming history started back in the day on Atari then progressed through the gamut of NES, Sega Genesis, and PS1-3 before finding a home with Xbox One. He loves spending time with family and friends, Star Wars, and puns! Follow him on Twitter at @adam_ratliff or in the gaming community everywhere else as CarpeAdam79.