Thanks for joining us again for the weekly round-up of the Deals with Gold. Please remember that all prices listed below require an Xbox Live Gold membership. Buying a game through any link used in this post will directly support XBLA Fans.
- 2Dark – A survival horror game from Frédérick Raynal, the creator of Alone in the Dark. Players take on the role of former detective Mr. Smith, as he travels to the town of Gloomywood to solve a mystery involving disappearing children. Players will need to use their cunning to infiltrate Gloomywood’s bastions of cruelty and uncover the secrets of the deranged psychopaths within, seeking retribution for their crimes, and bring the children to safety. Was $29.99, is now $6.00
- Death Squared — A local co-op puzzle game for up to four players in which players guide a robot to a color-coded goal while trying to avoid traps and hazards along the way. In order to succeed, players will need to work together and communicate effectively. We rated it, "Must Buy" – was $14.99, is now $11.24
- Fearful Symmetry & the Cursed Prince — An Xbox Play Anywhere title where players take control of multiple characters at once as they attempt to solve puzzles full of danger. Was $9.99, is now $8.49
- Letter Quest: Grimm's Journey Remastered –
An RPG that uses word games to fight enemies. We rated it, "Limited Appeal" – was $9.99, is now $3.00
- Mystik Belle — A game that combines platforming and object-oriented adventures in which you play as witch-in-training Belle MacFae who is trying to find the three ingredients they need to make the Walpurgisnacht Brew. We rated it "Highly Recommended" – was $14.99, is now $7.50
- Shantae and the Pirate's Curse — After losing her magic, hair-whipping genie Shantae must team up with her rival Risky Boots to save Sequin Land from an evil curse. We rated it, "Reader's Choice" – was $19.99, is now $10.00
- The Sun and Moon — Winner of the Ludum Dare 29 game jam, this is a platformer with a unique mechanic: you can dive into the ground. Momentum is conserved but gravity is reversed, letting you fling yourself high into the air or deep beneath the surface. Was $9.99, is now $3.30
- The Technomancer — An action-RPG game where you play as a mage-warrior who can harness destructive electrical powers that are amplified by cybernetic implants. Feared and respected by all, you are on the verge of completing your initiation rite to become a Technomancer. Was $39.99, is now $10.00
- This Is the Police — In this strategy game, players take on the role of Police Chief Jack Boyd as he attempts to stem the tide of crime emerging from the underbelly of Freeburg. Players will manage staff, respond to emergencies around the city, and investigate and solve as many crimes as possible. Players can't expect one strategy to work every time and need to be able to adapt on the fly if they are to bring down the Mafia. This is the Police aims to bring the unpredictability of the job to the screen. We rated it, "Reader's Choice" – was $19.99, is now $6.60
- Vertical Drop Heroes HD — A procedural platformer RPG hybrid with roguelike elements, where your hero adventures through randomly generated stages. Armed with a variety of skills and traits, you must use your cunning and reflexes to survive the dangers of each stage, until you face the final boss and uncover the truth behind the game. Was $9.99, is now $3.30
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