Release dates revealed for Xbox exclusives State of Decay: YOSE, Ori and the Blind Forest and Screamride

After announcing that the Xbox One had a good finish to 2014 with the console having the highest game sales across November and December than any other current generation platform. Microsoft have now revealed some release dates for some of their exclusive titles.

StateofDecayYOSEState of Decay: Year One Survival Edition will be available physically or digitally on April 28th for $29.99. Undead Labs also announced that if you owned State of Decay on Xbox 360 then they will receive a discount of 33% meaning a discount of at least $9. Previous owners of the Xbox 360 version will also receive an exclusive playable character.

State of Decay: YOSE will boast 1080p resolution and will include new weapons and vehicles, new lighting, new textures and an increased draw distance.

OriandtheblindforestOri and the Blind Forest developers also revealed today that their game is coming to Xbox One and PC on March 11th with both priced at $19.99. No UK or European pricing has been revealed yet.

Ori and the Blind Forest is an upcoming platform adventure game developed by Moon Studios and Published by Microsoft Studios and puts the player in control of Ori, a white spirit guardian who embarks on a journey across strange and magical lands.

ScreamRideIf that wasn’t enough for you Frontier Developments revealed that Screamride will be coming to North and South America on March 3rd and March 6th in Europe. Screamride will retail for $39.99 on Xbox One and $29.99 n Xbox 360.

The construction and management simulator is a spiritual successor to Rollercoaster Tycoon. There are three types of mission levels in Screamride, and each one highlights one of the three pillars of this insane game. ScreamRider missions task you with controlling the coaster, trying to create the most intense experience for the riders without throwing them off the track. You control the speed of the car as well as its lean, which allows you to balance up on two wheels for some dangerous-but-rewarding combos. It’s a very arcade-style system, complete with global and friends leaderboards to encourage some healthy competition.

The Engineer missions make up the puzzle portion of the game. Starting with a piece of a finished coaster, it’s up to you to complete the ride – trying to make the coolest coaster with a limited amount of track. The final mode is Demolition Expert. This is where the “destroy” part of ScreamRider comes in. Using differently shaped ride pods, you launch thrill-seeking guests into a destructible environment, setting off explosions and causing chain reactions to knock down as many buildings as possible.


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