September is almost over, that means new games will be coming to Games with Gold. Next month Xbox Live Gold Subscribers will be getting Tembo The Badass Elephant!, and Friday the 13th: The Game, for the Xbox One. They will also be receiving Bolt, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor Edge for the Xbox 360. Like always the 360 games will be compatible with Xbox One.
Tembo The Badass Elephant! and Friday the 13th: The Game
The first free game coming out in October will be Tembo The Badass Elephant! It is a 2D side-scroller about an Elephant named Tembo. Tembo must stop a military army from taking over his city. He has a wide variety of moves to smash his way to his goals. For instants, Tembo can dash into enemies, smash up in the air, or stomp down. However, he can also spray water for a nonlethal option. The game was released July 21, 2015, and it’s available on the Microsoft store for $14.99. It’ll be free from October 1-31. Tembo The Badass Elephant! Holds a Metacritic score of 70/100 on Xbox One.
The next Xbox One game that’ll be free is Friday the 13th: The Game. It’ll be free starting October 16 and ending November 16. The Game is an online multiplayer survival horror game based on the Friday the 13thfilm franchise. Therefore, the timing is perfect for October. The game pits up to seven campers against Jason Voorhees. One player will control Jason in his goal to murder the campers. Similarly to Dead By Daylight the campers goals are to escape by doing various objectives throughout the map. However, unlike Dead by Daylight, There are multiple methods of escape. Friday the 13th: The Game was released on May 26, 2017, and holds Metacritic rating of 53/100. Therefore, it’s the most poorly reviewed game for the month.
Xbox 360 Games With Gold
The first Xbox 360 game that will be made available form October 1-15 will be Bolt. Bolt is a game based off a Disney movie of the same name. It’s an action-adventure game featuring Bolt a superhero dog with powers. In addition, the game also features his owner, Penny. Bolt’s section of the game features more of a beat-em-up style. While Penny’s sections are more stealth-based. Bolt was first released on November 18, 2008. It has a Metacritic score of 57/100 and is available for $9.99 on the Microsoft store. Above all, unlike the Xbox one games, the 360 games are free to keep after Gold expires.
The last game coming out will be Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor Edge. Razor Edge is an enhanced version of Ninja Gaiden 3. This version of the game includes gameplay improvements and all of the downloadable content from the original game. Razor Edge is a hack and slash game featuring series protagonist Ryu Hayabusa, continuing after the events of Ninja Gaiden II. Ryu has to stop a terrorist organization. The Xbox 360 version of the game was released April 2, 2013, and has a Metacritic score of 70/100. Therefore, it’s tied with Tembo for the most critically acclaimed game on the list. Ninja Gaiden Razor Edge is $29.99 on the Microsoft store. It’ll be free from October16-31. In conclusion, Razor Edge is the best value this month due to its price and critical success.
Which free game of the month are you most excited to play? Let us know in the comments!