With Thanksgiving coming up tomorrow here in the United States, the month of November is almost over. Fitting with the change of months, Microsoft has announced December's Games with Gold titles. As usual, Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy four games, two on Xbox One, and two on Xbox 360 via Backward Compatability. We've included all the details, trailers, and download links for you below.
Xbox One titles:
Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide: ($39.99 ERP) Available all of December
The once proud city of Ubersreik now stands in ruin at the hands of the dreaded Skaven army. Few have survived their ruthless invasion. Team up with 3 friends and work together to thin out the ratmen’s forces and drive them out of the city. Assume the role of one of five heroes, and hack, slash, smash, burn and pierce the vile Skaven using a multitude of weapons. Fight your way through the city of Ubersreik, from the top of the Magnus Tower to the bowels of the Under Empire. This is our last stand and only you can stem the Vermintide.
Back to the Future: The Game – 30th Anniversary Edition ($19.99 ERP) Available December 16-January 15th
Six months after Back to the Future Part III, the DeLorean time machine mysteriously returns to Hill Valley – driverless! Marty McFly must once again go back in time, or else the space-time continuum will be forever unraveled! Featuring Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown, Tom Wilson as Biff Tannen, and Claudia Wells as Jennifer Parker, with a special appearance by Michael J. Fox, and introducing A.J. LoCascio voicing Marty McFly. Created in cooperation with movie series Co-Writer and Producer, Bob Gale.
Xbox 360 Games:
Child of Eden: ($29.99 ERP) December 1st-15th
One of the most anticipated games of 2011 for Kinect. Winner of 9 awards at E3 for innovative graphics, music, and gameplay. Child of Eden is the “multi-sensory shooter” that will send players diving into a visual matrix of synchronized music and mind-blowing visuals. It will usher forth yet another landmark game experience from the mind of renowned game designer Tetsuya Mizuguchi.
Marlow Briggs and the Mask of the Death ($14.99 ERP) Free through December 31st
A new breed of WARRIOR returns, committed to destroying the enemies of FREEDOM! No-nonsense hero Marlow never shied away from danger or trouble. But now he faces his ULTIMATE challenge. Blasting into Central America, he has an industrial evil to defeat whilst bound to an ancient Mayan Death Mask who’s had no-one to talk to for 2000 years. With cliffhanger over the top action and cinematic gameplay, Marlow Briggs takes inspiration from the best of blockbuster films, comic book heroes, and action games with its focus on relentless high-octane combat, exotic and danger filled environments and epic set pieces.
These are definitely a nice collection of games, so feel free to check them out once the month of December has started. As a reminder, you can still download some of November’s Games With Gold titles, including Trackmania Turbo on Xbox One, and Deadfall Adventure on Xbox 360. There's also an ongoing Black Friday sale on the Xbox Store this weekend, so there's plenty of great deals all around.