If you are a paid subscriber to Xbox Live Gold, you know that you get at least one free Xbox One game every month, along with discounts for older games. Now those kinds of savings are extended to two newly launched ID@Xbox games, Slice Ninja for Kinect and Ultratron, with both discounts available until May 22.
Slice Ninja for Kinect does require that the Xbox One be hooked up to the now optional Kinect motion sensor. Developed by MADE GmbH, it's basically "Fruit Ninja with Zombies". It's normal price is $9.99 but Xbox Live Gold members can buy it for just $7.99 until May 22. Here's a quick summary:
"Well, so the zombie apocalypse is long over and there are still thousands of zombies left. So what do we do with them now? It's easy! Step in front of your Kinect and use your hands to cut, grab and shoot zombies into little pieces. Unlock funny zombie types like exploding zombies or time travelling zombies or Evil Zevel, a zombie equipped with a rocket pack flying across your TV. Slice coins to unlock new items, backgrounds and walking hands that come with powerful special abilities. - Cut and shoot zombie ragdolls into little pieces - Grab zombies with one hand and slice them with the other - Game progression with 21 levels and a built-in shop give you tons of replay value - Unlock all cool items like new ribbons, backgrounds and zombies - Awesome zombies like the time travelling zombie, Evil Zevel or the zombie bunny "
Developed by Carbon, Ultratron is a sci-fi arena shooter with an old school gameplay look and feel. It's regular price is $9.99 but Xbox Live Gold members save some money until May 22 and can get it for just $8.49. Here's its description:
"The last human in the universe has been slain by evil killer robots. As the last remaining humanoid battle droid, you'll be fighting through over 40 arcade levels to finally take on the four giant boss 'bots of the apocalypse. An arcade game on steroids, Ultratron combines risk-reward arena gameplay with an upgrade system, responsive difficulty, pet drones, special weapon abilities, online leaderboards and a two player drop-in co-op mode."
Which of these games will you be buying to play this weekend?
Source: Major Nelson
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