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Xbox Game Pass Subscription

Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service that provides 100 top-tier games. Once subscribed you can download the game at no extra cost. Of the 100 games available the ones in our recommended database are listed below.

You cannot play games you install when your Xbox Game Pass expires, although you do keep any games you have purchased at a discount with your membership. You will need to purchase any in-game extra content in addition to the subscription, although some games include this content for free.

  • Xbox Game Pass £7.99/month
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate including Xbox Live Gold for online play £10.99/month
  • Xbox Game Pass PC £7.99/month

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate also enables you to stream over 100 Xbox Game Pass titles, similar to the service offered by PlayStation Now, on mobile devices.

Xbox Live Gold usually costs £6.99/month and is the Xbox service that lets you play with others online. It also offers a few free games each month and substantial discounts.

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PEGI Ratings: PEGI 3+ to PEGI 18+
ESRB Ratings: ESRB EVERYONE to ESRB MATURE 17+
Release dates: 1993 - 2021
Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Genres: Action, Adventure, Creative, Fighting, Narrative, Open World, Platform, Puzzle, Racing, Rhythm, Role-Playing, Shooting, Simulation, Sports, Strategy and Turn-Based
Total Likes: 1,485
Free Games: 118
Discounted Games: 0
 

 

Ape Out

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 28/02/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting and Rhythm

Accessibilty: 19 features

Developer: @GabeCuzzillo

Players: This is a single player game

Ape Out is a stylised fighting game where you control an ape trying to escape a facility. Although it's violent, the gameplay focuses on rhythm and style rather than just gore. As you move, grab and throw your attackers the soundtrack responds to create...

Among Us

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 16/11/2018, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, PC and iOS

Genres: Action, Role-Playing and Strategy

Accessibilty: 30 features

Developer: @InnerSlothDevs

Players: You can play with 10 players in the same room and up to 10 players online

Among Us is a strategy game where crew-mates prepare their space ship for launch by completing tasks. However, one of the players is an impostor intent on sabotaging the ship and killing the crew. As the game progresses in real time the impostor...

Alan Wake

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 14/05/2010

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative and Shooting

Developer: @RemedyGames

Players: This is a single player game

Bright Falls is the sleepy Midwest setting for this Twilight Zone-style horror game. The action focuses on surviving attacks from possessed ‘Taken’ locals. You use flashlights to burn away the possession before dispatching them with firearms. It’s...

Age of Empires (Series)

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 02/02/1998, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, PC, PlayStation 2 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Open World and Strategy

Developer: @Relicgames

Players: You can play this with 8 players online

Age of Empires is a strategy game where you command an ancient civilisation in real-time and must develop from hunter-gatherers to advanced forms of defence and war. This is similar territory to Civilization but focus on...

A Way Out

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 23/03/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting and Shooting

Developer: @HazelightGames

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 2 players online

From the same developer as Brothers A Tale of Two Sons, this is another game centred around two playable characters simultaneously. With another player, you control Leo and Vincent, two convicted prisoners who...

Ark: Survival Evolved

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 08/08/2017, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting, Open World and Simulation

Developer: @Survivetheark

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 8 players online

This game offers hunting-and-harvesting gameplay in a primal setting. Although not as polished or streamlined as a game like Horizon Zero Dawn, this is a more ambitiously open world where you can choose your own way to survive. With crafting and...

A Plague Tale: Innocence

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 14/05/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative and Shooting

Accessibilty: 2 features

Developer: @AsoboStudio

Players: This is a single player game

A Plague Tale: Innocence follows Amicia and her little brother Hugo as they use stealth to escape soldiers and swarms of rats. Against the stark threat and darkness of the world, the sibling relationship develops as the two learn to trust one another....

Alien: Isolation

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 06/10/2014, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure and Narrative

Accessibilty: 14 features

Developer: @FeralGames

Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 1 player online

Alien: Isolation is an adventure horror game set in space, remastered in 2019 from the 2014 game due to its popularity. You play Amanda who is trying to find out the truth behind her mothers disappearance. You explore Sevastopol, a decommissioned...

Call of the Sea

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 12/08/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Adventure and Narrative

Developer: @OutBlueGames

Players: This is a single player game

Call of the Sea is a narrative adventure set in the 1930s. You explore an island in the Southern Pacific to find your missing husband. As you do you discover what happened and revisit memories of being there before.

Astroneer

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 16/12/2016, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: @SES_dev

Players: This is a single player game

Astroneer is an open-world space adventure where you colonize planets by creating habitable structures, farming and mining resources. There is no specific story, although the challenges of each planet give rise to struggles of achievement to placate the...

Batman: Arkham Knight

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 23/06/2015

Price: Free

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Open World, Role-Playing and Shooting

Accessibilty: 20 features

Developer: @RocksteadyGames

Players: This is a single player game

Batman: Arkham Knight is the final installment of the Batman: Arkham series. Nine-months after the events of Batman: Arkham City, Gotham seems safer as crime drops significantly. All good things must come to an end, as it is Halloween night and the...

Carrion

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 23/07/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting, Platform, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibilty: 12 features

Developer: @Kroskiewicz

Players: This is a single player game

Carrion is a horror game where you play the amorphous alien as well as human protagonists. This reverse-horror scenario puts you in control of an organic tentacled monster to make your way through the facility, stalking and killing humans in your path.

Children of Morta

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 03/09/2019, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting, Narrative and Role-Playing

Developer: @DeadMageStudio

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room

Children of Morta is an adventure game about a family of heroes, each with different abilities and enhancements. You battle enemies and bosses while exploring dungeons within the cavern of Mount Morta and must avoid the corruption as it spreads.

Burnout Paradise (Series)

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 16/03/2018, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: GameCube, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Open World, Racing and Simulation

Developer: @CriterionGames

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 4 players online

The Burnout series is an over-the-top racing game where you’re encouraged to crash, bash and ram other cars. Throughout the series the bravado and crashing increases, but they all have the same novel core gameplay.

Carto

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 27/10/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure and Puzzle

Developer: @SunheadGames

Players: This is a single player game

Carto is an adventure puzzle game that is unusual in letting you rearrange the map tiles while you are playing. This enables you to access new areas of the world previously impossible to get to. This can be as simple as redirecting a river out of your...

Cities Skylines

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 10/03/2015, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Creative, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: @ColossalOrder

Players: This is a single player game

Cities: Skylines is a city-building simulation. It rekindled the attention to detail and ambitious city planning of the Sim City games. You zone buildings, place roads, set taxation, provide public services and public...

Dirt (Series)

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 01/01/2007, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure and Racing

Developer: @Codemasters

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 8 players online

Dirt 5 is the latest game in a series of the extreme sports racing game. Like Forza Horizon or the older MotorStorm games, the series focuses on exuberance and party atmosphere rather than just...

Donut County

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 15/08/2018, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Puzzle and Simulation

Developer: @Torahhorse

Players: This is a single player game

Donut County offers a similarly simple style of play. You drag a hole around the screen; the more things you can make fall in, the bigger the hole gets. You start with bricks, road cones and bushes, but eventually you’re swallowing whole houses.

Celeste

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 23/01/2018, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Platform

Accessibilty: 18 features

Developer: @Exok_Games

Players: This is a single player game

This is a platform game that requires players to use jumping and climbing moves to ascend an increasingly challenging two-dimensional mountain. You play Madeline, who is, perhaps unsurprisingly, haunted by self-doubt at the task in hand. She presses on...

Control

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 28/08/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Narrative and Shooting

Accessibilty: 31 features

Developer: @RemedyGames

Players: This is a single player game

This game is an outlandish paranormal fantasy where you are swept into a role as the new director of the Federal Bureau of Control agency of the ‘paranatural’. With impressive cinematic visuals and storytelling, your interactions involve exploring,...

Double Kick Heroes

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 11/12/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Creative, Fighting and Rhythm

Accessibilty: 24 features

Developer: @headbang_club

Players: This is a single player game

Double Kick Heroes is a heavy metal rhythm game. You tap buttons in time to the music to lead your band through the zombie wasteland. It revolves around the "double kicking" drumming technique. When you get this right you can speed up the music.

Costume Quest (Series)

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 19/10/2010, updated in 2011

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative, Role-Playing and Turn-Based

Accessibilty: 13 features

Developer: @DoubleFine

Players: This is a single player game

Costume Quest is an adventure game where you play a trick-or-treating child when they encounter a monster that kidnaps your sibling. You travel the neighbourhood collecting items for your costume, candy and fellow children as companions in order to face...

DayZ

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 03/07/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Open World, Shooting and Simulation

Accessibilty: 1 feature

Developer: @Bohemiainteract

Players: You can play this with 60 players online

Day Z (DayZ) is a post-apocalyptic open world survival game. The population are infected with an unknown virus and you play as one of the few who are immune. You fight other survivors for limited resources and weapons. However If you die there are no...

Deep Rock Galactic

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 13/05/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PC and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Shooting, Simulation and Strategy

Accessibilty: 18 features

Developer: @GhostShip_Games

Players: You can play this with 4 players online

Deep Rock Galactic is shooting game where you play a team of dwarves in a totally destructible world. You explore caves and battle enemy hordes that are different each time you play (like Left 4 Dead).

Destiny 2 (Series)

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 09/09/2014

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative, Open World, Role-Playing and Shooting

Accessibilty: 9 features

Developer: @Bungie

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 16 players online

Destiny is a shooting game set in space. You have to play online as it focuses on grand sci-fi adventures with other players. From the same developer, it takes Halo towards a bigger online role play experience.

Downwell

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 15/10/2015

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita

Genres: Action, Platform and Shooting

Accessibilty: 9 features

Developer: @Moppin_

Players: This is a single player game

Downwell is a vertically scrolling platform game where you frantically shoot snail-like enemies to gain points and upgrades. You will die frequently, but that's part of the fun. Each go, you have a chance to learn from what went wrong last time as you...

Dishonored (Series)

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 09/10/2012, updated in 2017

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative, Puzzle, Shooting and Simulation

Accessibilty: 20 features

Developer: @ArkaneStudios

Players: This is a single player game

Dishonored is an adventure game series set in the fictional, plague-ridden industrial city of Dunwall. You play Corvo Attano, bodyguard to the Empress of the Isles. But you are framed for her murder and forced to become an assassin.

For The King

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 19/04/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Role-Playing and Simulation

Developer: @IronOakGames

Players: You can play with 3 players in the same room and up to 3 players online

For The King is a strategy game where you play an adventurer bringing peace to the kingdom of Fahrul. It's like a table-top board game, with rewards and hits determined by dice rolls, but combines this with more traditional video game fights. You gather...

Fractured Minds

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 14/11/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Puzzle

Developer: @EmilyMGames

Players: This is a single player game

Fractured Minds is a short game that explores the implications of living with mental illness. You explore everyday spaces that behave in strange and sometimes disturbing ways. To progress, you need to solve some simple puzzles.

Ghost Of A Tale

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 13/03/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative, Open World and Role-Playing

Developer: @SeithCG

Players: This is a single player game

Ghost of a Tale is a swashbuckling adventure where you, as plucky rat Tilo, take on a rich world of evil creatures. It’s another game full of lore and backstory, although here it is medieval darkness rather than technological apocalypse. The work of a...

Don't Starve

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 23/04/2013, updated in 2014

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Open World, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: @Klei

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 6 players online

This is an open-world survival game. Here it’s the environment and enemies, rather than other players, that you work with. You need to find and develop food, weapons and shelter to survive. It’s enjoyable because it’s hard, so repeat-plays to...

Eastshade

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 14/08/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Creative, Narrative, Open World and Role-Playing

Developer: @Eastshade

Players: This is a single player game

Eastshade is a slow exploration game in a world you explore by walking around. Here, though, you play as a painter of landscapes rather than typical hero. Your mission is to paint your deceased mother’s favourite sights, but it's the world and its...

Goat Simulator

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 23/05/2014, updated in 2015

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting, Open World and Simulation

Developer: @Coffee_Stain

Players: This is a single player game

Goat Simulator takes the animal avatar in a cloven-hoofed direction. It’s an open-world third-person action game where you steer your goat to do as much damage as possible. What started as a joke prototype turned into this extremely silly game with a...

Titanfall (Series)

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 20/10/2016

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting, Platform, Shooting and Simulation

Accessibilty: 26 features

Developer: @TitanfallGame

Players: You can play this with 12 players online

Titanfall and Titanfall 2 are a shooting game where players control mechanical Titans and their pilots, who are agile and equipped with a variety of weapons and abilities ranging from wall-running to invisibility. This makes it a game that focuses on...

Fable (Series)

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 14/09/2004

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World and Role-Playing

Developer: @WeArePlayground

Players: This is a single player game

This is an adventure role-playing game set in a fantasy world where your interactions with the world and villagers, and decisions about your use of magical power, substantially alter the story and the environment.

Fe

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 16/02/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Open World, Platform and Puzzle

Accessibilty: 22 features

Developer: @ZoinkGames

Players: This is a single player game

You play a fox in a magical fairy tale forest. The world extends in front of you in stylised form, with trees, mountains and streams glistening with sparkles of life. You run, jump, climb and dip your paws in every aspect of the world. But it’s the...

Grounded

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 28/07/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Open World, Simulation and Strategy

Accessibilty: 26 features

Developer: @GroundedTheGame

Players: You can play this with 4 players online

Grounded is a survival game where you are tiny and find yourself in someone’s back garden. It’s like Honey I Shrunk The Kids meets Fortnite. Ants, cockroaches, and bees pose a threat along with environmental hazards like water, tall grass and large...

Haven

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 03/12/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Fighting, Narrative and Open World

Developer: @TheGameBakers

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room

Haven is an adventure about companionship and exploration in space. As star-crossed lovers Yu and Kay, you escape to a forgotten planet to stay together and set up home against the odds. You explore the world around you, able to glide over the plains,...

Five Nights at Freddy's (Series)

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 23/07/2014, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Narrative, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibilty: 2 features

Developer: @SteelWoolStudio

Players: This is a single player game

Five Nights at Freddy's (FNaF) is a series of puzzle horror games with jump scares rather than blood and gore. You play the night-guard at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza and have to survive the night while in your office, checking the cameras and closing the...

Heave Ho

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 29/08/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch and PC

Genres: Action, Platform, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibilty: 13 features

Developer: @LeCartelStudio

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room

Heave Ho is a game where up to four players try and swing themselves across a level. But you can only hang on to certain points and must dangle and swing with both arms to progress. The twist is that you can also hold hands with other players and make...

Hotshot Racing

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 10/09/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Racing

Accessibilty: 19 features

Developer: @CurveDigital

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 8 players online

Hotshot Racing is a simple and fast racing game. You have to drift round corners, hit the apex on razor-sharp bends in coastal, jungle, alpine and Las Vegas desert environments.

Human Fall Flat

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 07/12/2017, updated in 2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Stadia and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting, Platform and Puzzle

Accessibilty: 3 features

Developer: @NoBrakesGames

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 2 players online

Human: Fall Flat takes the idea of rag-doll characters and movement in the direction of a platform game. You run, jump and solve puzzles with your elastic character, either on your own or with another player. Get it wrong and you fall flat on your face,...

Ikenfell

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 08/10/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Open World, Rhythm, Role-Playing and Turn-Based

Accessibilty: 14 features

Developer: @PlayHumbleGames

Players: This is a single player game

Ikenfell is a turn based role play game where you use timing to power spells and block attacks. You explore the twisted halls of a vast magic school, a bit like Harry Potter, fight monsters and uncover hidden treasure and dark secrets.

Forza Horizon 4 (Series)

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 25/09/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Open World and Racing

Accessibilty: 29 features

Developer: @WeArePlayground

Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 72 players online

Forza Horizon 4 is a thrilling racing game where you race all manner of vehicles across a wide range of landscapes. This fourth iteration is set in the United Kingdom, with Edinburgh’s narrow streets, the Lake District’s hills and rainfall and the...

Levelhead

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 08/06/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Creative and Platform

Developer: @BScotchShenani

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room

Levelhead is a game-making game where you construct levels to train a delivery robot. The simple drag and drop level design develops into as complex a level maker as you want. Create simple running and jumping levels or something huge, puzzling and...

Lonely Mountains Downhill

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 22/10/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Open World, Racing and Sports

Developer: @Megagon_inds

Players: This is a single player game

Race down a mountain on a bike. Make your way through thick forests, narrow trails and wild rivers. Race, jump, slide and try not to crash all the way from the peak to the valley. You choose your route to find the fastest way to the finish line.

Mirror’s Edge (Series)

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 14/11/2014, updated in 2016

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World and Platform

Developer: @EA_DICE

Players: This is a single player game

Mirror's Edge and the follow up, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst are free-running games where you traverse a futuristic city using aspects of urban exploration and parkour movements to complete missions and evade or fight enemies. The focus is on this...

Night in the Woods

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 10/01/2017, updated in 2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Puzzle

Developer: @NightInTheWoods

Players: This is a single player game

Night in the Woods follows college dropout Mae Borowski returning home to the crumbling former mining town of Possum Springs. But the place is different now her friends have grown and changed. There’s something suspicious happening in the nearby...

Forza Motorsport 7 (Series)

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 03/10/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Racing

Developer: @Turn10Studios

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 24 players online

Forza Motorsport 7 immerses players in the exhilarating thrill of competitive racing. From mastering the new motorsport-inspired campaign to collecting a wide range of cars to experiencing the excitement of driving at the limit, this is Forza reimagined.

Observation

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 21/05/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Narrative, Puzzle and Simulation

Developer: @_NoCode

Players: This is a single player game

Observation puts you on a space station to solve a power outage and find missing crew. However, here you play the role of the SAM, the System Administration Maintenance artificial intelligence software, rather than human protagonist. Your limited view,...

Outer Wilds

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 11/12/2018, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Open World and Simulation

Developer: @Mobius_Games

Players: This is a single player game

Outer Wilds is an exploration space mystery about a solar system trapped in an endless time-loop. After 20 minutes of game time, you must start again – but each time brings a new opportunity to learn how you ended up on the planet and solve the...

Frostpunk

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 29/03/2018, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Strategy

Developer: @11bitstudios

Players: This is a single player game

Frostpunk is a city-building survival game set in an alternate 1886 with a devastating winter setting in. You are tasked with running a city by managing resources to ensure the city’s survival. Your choices can have negative and positive consequences.

Gears of War 5 (Series)

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 07/11/2006, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure, Creative, Narrative and Shooting

Accessibilty: 35 features

Developer: @CoalitionGears

Players: You can play with 3 players in the same room and up to 10 players online

Gears of War is shooting game about a conflict between humanity, the subterranean reptilian hominids known as the Locust Horde, and their mutated counterparts, the Lambent. It's a big brash game franchise with six games, a comic book series and five...

Peggle (Series)

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 27/02/2007, updated in 2014

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Puzzle and Turn-Based

Developer: @Popcap

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 4 players online

In Peggle, you fire a small ball into an array of pins that are triggered and disappear when the ball touches them. It's like a bright, saccharine pachinko game. But. being electronic you can earn all sort of bonus balls and abilities by hitting...

Phogs

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 01/06/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Stadia and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Platform, Puzzle and Simulation

Developer: @Coatsink

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room

Phogs is a game where you control a stretchy dog that has a head at both ends of its body. It sounds a little strange, but is actually an endearing adventure where, on your own or with another person, you control each end of the dog separately to...

Pikuniku

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 24/01/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform, Puzzle and Simulation

Developer: @Sectordub

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room

Pikuniku is an adventure where you play a red creature, Piku, on a mission to harvest the colourful world's resources. You interact with different objects to trigger switches and open doors. You can also lasso your legs to swing from hooks or curl into...

Halo (Series)

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 15/11/2001, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Fighting, Narrative and Shooting

Accessibilty: 19 features

Developer: @Halo

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 16 players online

Halo is the longstanding sci-fi shooting video game series that started when Halo: Combat Evolved launched alongside the Xbox in 2001. The franchise has featured on every Xbox platform since then, with Halo 5: Guardians serving as the latest entry in...

Plants vs. Zombies (Series)

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 04/09/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting, Shooting and Strategy

Developer: @PopCap

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 24 players online

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare is a series of third-person shooting games about the battle for supremacy between weaponised plants and attacking zombies. It's good for families because the comedic zombies and funny plant powers keep things away from...

Project Winter

Expected Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 23/05/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure and Strategy

Developer: @ProjWinter

Players: You can play this with 8 players online

Project Winter is a multiplayer survival game. Up to 8 people work to survive the winter by gathering resources, repairing structures, and braving the wilderness dangers together. However, up to two people are traitors within the group and try to dash...

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 08/08/2017, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting and Narrative

Accessibilty: 23 features

Developer: @NinjaTheory

Players: This is a single player game

This is a dark fantasy adventure, drawing on Norse and Celtic mythology, where you play a young female Pict warrior, Senua. You explore and fight your way to Helheim to rescue the soul of her dead lover. As you play, though, you hear multiple voices in...

Hello Neighbor (Series)

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 08/12/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Stadia and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting and Strategy

Accessibilty: 2 features

Developer: @DynamicPixels

Players: You can play this with 7 players online

Hello Neighbor is a stealth survival game with a horror feel. You try and sneak into the basement of their neighbour’s house to uncover a "horrible secret". The game responds to your strategy by setting traps along paths the player followed in...

Rocket Arena

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 14/07/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action and Shooting

Accessibilty: 1 feature

Developer: @FSGMultiplayer

Players: You can play this with 6 players online

Rocket Arena is online shooting game where two teams of three battle each other. The twist is that you never die and leave the action. To win you use your characters unique rocket attacks and abilities to champion the other team.

Starbound

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 20/03/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Open World, Platform, Shooting and Simulation

Developer: @ChucklefishLTD

Players: You can play this with 8 players online

Starbound is an action-adventure similar from the same developer as Terraria. It takes place in a two-dimensional, procedurally generated space universe where you can explore and discover new weapons, armour, and items. You can also visit towns and...

Supraland

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 09/03/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Platform, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibilty: 7 features

Developer: @SupraBall

Players: This is a single player game

Supraland is an adventure game that involves exploring, running, jumping, solving puzzles, and fighting monsters. You play a member of the Red Village and you must discover why the Blue Village has sabotaged your water supply. Your character is a...

Tell Me Why

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 27/08/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PC and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure and Narrative

Developer: @DONTNOD_Ent

Players: This is a single player game

Tell Me Why is a narrative game following the story of twins Tyler and Alyson Ronan, as they unravel the truth about their childhood and why they were separated. It's a story about the impact of families and the lengths we go to make them right.

Hollow Knight (Series)

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 12/06/2018, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative and Platform

Accessibilty: 19 features

Developer: @TeamCherryGames

Players: This is a single player game

Hollow Knight is a game where you run, jump, and battle your way through the underground kingdom of Hallownest. It’s not uncommon for platform games to invest in the environments through which you pass, but the haunting depths in this game contain...

Knights And Bikes!

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 26/08/2019, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure and Narrative

Accessibilty: 16 features

Developer: @FoamSwordGames

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 2 players online

Enter a hand-painted adventure in a fictional late-eighties British island and work together as Nessa and Demelza to explore its coast on bikes to find treasure, mystery and trouble. There’s fighting with frisbees, water balloons, tape cassettes and...

Totally Accurate Battle Simulator

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 01/04/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Fighting, Simulation and Strategy

Accessibilty: 29 features

Developer: @LandfallGames

Players: This is a single player game

Totally Accurate Battle Simulator (know as TABS) is a fighting game where you choose different armies and troops to battle each other in an automatic simulation that models their offensive and defensive abilities. Once setup, the fight is largely...

The Falconeer

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 10/11/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action and Shooting

Accessibilty: 6 features

Developer: @TheFalconeer

Players: This is a single player game

The Falconeer is an action game where you play a pilot who flies a weaponised falcon through dramatic locations. You battle the rivalling factions to uncover the secrets of long-forgotten gods and ancestors. Although the game-play is all flying and...

Microsoft Flight Simulator

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 18/08/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PC and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Open World and Simulation

Accessibilty: 8 features

Developer: @AsoboStudio

Players: You can play this with 30 players online

Microsoft Flight Simulator (Microsoft Flight Sim 2020) is the latest flight simulator game in the long running series. Along with a huge range of aircraft you can learn to fly, the game recreates the entire Earth using textures and data from data Maps...

The Walking Dead (Series)

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 24/04/2012, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action and Narrative

Developer: @TelltaleGames

Players: This is a single player game

Walking Dead is a survival adventure game series. You explore locations and gather a ragtag group of survivors. How you interact with each of them and make decisions about various dangers results in a branching story where no one is guaranteed to survive.

Totally Reliable Delivery Service

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 24/06/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Open World, Platform, Puzzle and Simulation

Developer: @Werefivegames

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 4 players online

Totally Reliable Delivery Service is a package delivery game, where you use different means to get parcels to their rightful owners in the time limit.

Trailmakers

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 28/02/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PC and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Creative, Open World and Racing

Developer: @Flashbulbgames

Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 4 players online

In Trailmakers, you explore an open world in vehicles you have made from Lego-like blocks. Build a car, a plane, a boat or a combination of these, a carplaneboat. The game's physics encourage players to imaginatively combine propulsion, floatation,...

Minecraft

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 23/11/2017, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo 2DS|3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Creative, Fighting, Open World, Platform and Shooting

Accessibilty: 22 features

Developer: @Mojang

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 16 players online

Although Minecraft – where players place blocks to build structures, sculpt the landscape and create adventures – is the best-selling game of all time, some of the best aspects of it are little known. Along with the exploration, building and...

Moving Out

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 29/04/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Platform and Puzzle

Accessibilty: 24 features

Developer: @SmgStudio

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room

Moving Out is an action-puzzle game where you play a removal company. With up to four players you work together to get items out of the house and into the van. Although this starts simply you soon find furniture that is an awkward shape or needs two...

My Time At Portia

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 15/01/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Open World and Strategy

Developer: @PatheaGames

Players: This is a single player game

This game is set after civilization has been destroyed, and humans are emerging from underground to rebuilding society. By gathering resources, crafting and building you slowly gain the tools to collect food, store grain, chop trees and build dwellings....

Unravel (Series)

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 09/02/2016, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative, Platform and Puzzle

Developer: @ColdwoodGame

Players: This is a single player game

Unravel and the two-player Unravel Two are a pair of jumping and swinging platform games where you control a character made out of wool. As well as making him look super cute, the wool is used to swing around and interact with objects.

Need for Speed (Series)

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 08/11/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Open World and Racing

Accessibilty: 26 features

Developer: @GhostGamesEA

Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 16 players online

Need for Speed: Heat is an open-world racing game. Races during the day are legally sanctioned street competitions where you try to win cash prizes. Races at night are illegal races where you aim to build a reputation. When racing at night, you need to...

New Super Lucky's Tale

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 08/11/2019, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Platform and Puzzle

Developer: @PlayfulStudios

Players: This is a single player game

This is a platform game where you play a fox on a quest to recover pages from a magical book that will save his world. It takes gameplay in a more action-oriented direction but the islands and characters are full of quirky character and treasures like...

Nier: Automata

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 23/02/2017, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative and Shooting

Accessibilty: 27 features

Developer: @NieRGame

Players: This is a single player game

Nier: Automata is a role-playing game, that span off from the Drakengard series. It's set in an alternate future where there is a war between alien machines and human androids. But this isn't a game about winning the war. It's more focused on the plight...

Viva Pinata

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 09/09/2006

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo DS, PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Simulation and Strategy

Developer: @RareLtd

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 4 players online

This game is a fantasy garden-simulation game where your tending and care encourages one of 60 different piñata animals to make it their home. You use gardening tools to plough, sow seeds, create ponds and sculpt the land. Do this well and more animals...

What Remains of Edith Finch

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 18/04/2017, updated in 2017

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Narrative, Puzzle and Role-Playing

Developer: @GiantSparrow

Players: This is a single player game

Edith Finch is the surviving member of the Finch family, who seem to have died from a curse. In first-person perspective, you return to the family’s coastal home to learn about each relative’s final hours by exploring their rooms in turn.

Wilmot's Warehouse

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 29/08/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibilty: 17 features

Developer: @FinjiCo

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room

This is a game for people who like to organise things. You are in charge of a warehouse and must manage 100s of items of stock. These identical square boxes are labelled with rudimentary icons. On your own or with another player, you must decipher what...

No Man's Sky

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 10/08/2016, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Open World and Simulation

Developer: @HelloGames

Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 32 players online

No Man's Sky is a space simulation about exploring endless planets and galaxies. It invites you to take your spaceship to explore and colonise a universe rich with diverse planets, creatures and fauna. Facing so vast a space is daunting at first, but a...

Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Series)

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 11/03/2015, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative and Platform

Developer: @MoonGameStudios

Players: This is a single player game

Both Ori and the Blind Forest and Ori and the Will of the Wisps place you in control of a diminutive elfish spirit called Ori. You run, jump and solve platforming challenges to progress through the world. As you do new powers are unlocked that allow you...

Worms (Series)

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 23/08/2016, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Fighting, Shooting, Strategy and Turn-Based

Developer: @Team17

Players: You can play with 6 players in the same room and up to 6 players online

This is a long-standing turn-based multiplayer combat game. The twist is that all the players are worms. With bizarre attacks on opponents that range from exploding sheep to self-deploying ninja rope, the battle is on the far end of crazy.

Overcooked (Series)

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 07/08/2018, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action and Puzzle

Accessibilty: 25 features

Developer: @Team17Ltd

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 4 players online

Overcooked, Overcooked 2 and Overcooked! All You Can Eat are collaborative cooking games for up to 4 players. You must keep talking to other players to coordinate the various elements of the dishes. It starts simply enough but soon gets more complicated...

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 08/10/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Platform and Puzzle

Accessibilty: 10 features

Developer: @PlaytonicGames

Players: This is a single player game

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is a side-on running and jumping game starring the characters from the 3D platform game Yooka-Laylee. You control Yooka, a male chameleon, and Laylee, a female bat and take on a level...

Zoo Tycoon (Series)

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 17/10/2001, updated in 2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo DS, PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Creative, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: @AsoboStudio

Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 4 players online

Zoo Tycoon is a zoo simulator series where you take charge of a zoo business, build the park, care for animals and attract visitors. You can build, expand, and upgrade the zoo by purchasing animals, creating suitable animal habitats, and allocate staff...

Oxenfree

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 14/01/2016, updated in 2016

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Adventure and Narrative

Accessibilty: 16 features

Developer: @NightSchoolers

Players: This is a single player game

Oxenfree is an adventure game where a teenagers’ beach party spirals into a supernatural story. You guide the outcome with your choices as the well-written dialogue reveals characters coming to terms with family breakdown, death of a sibling, blame...

She Dreams Elsewhere

Expected Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: Coming soon

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Role-Playing

Accessibilty: 32 features

Developer: @StudioZevere

Players: This is a single player game

She Dreams Elsewhere is a surreal adventure. You explore the dreams and real life of Thalia, an anxiety-ridden, comatose woman on a journey to confront the nightmares preventing her from awakening.

Undertale

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 15/09/2015

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Role-Playing and Turn-Based

Accessibilty: 14 features

Developer: @TobyFox

Players: This is a single player game

Undertale is a 2D adventure game where you don't have to kill anyone. Providing you unique ways to avoid combat from dancing with a slime to whispering your deepest secret to a knight. However, you could just ignore this option and rain destruction...

Star Wars: Squadrons

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 02/10/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Shooting and Simulation

Accessibilty: 29 features

Developer: @MotiveMontreal

Players: You can play this with 10 players online

Star Wars: Squadrons is a shooting game where you master piloting spaceships. Squadrons offers a single player, narrative-based game, in which you play as two pilots (one in the Galactic Empire and one in the New Republic) where you'll fight in battles...

Planet Coaster

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 17/11/2016

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Creative, Puzzle and Simulation

Developer: @FrontierDev

Players: This is a single player game

Planet Coaster Console Edition is a pleasure park construction and management game. It draws on games like Theme Park and RollerCoaster Tycoon. You build different theme park rides and roller-coasters in considerable detail, to score design points and...

Recore

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 26/08/2016, updated in 2016

Price: Free

Platforms: PC and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World and Shooting

Developer: @AsoboStudio

Players: This is a single player game

Recore is an adventure platform game where you control Joule Adams, one of the first volunteers for the utopian colony of Far Eden, who wakes after centuries in cryo-sleep to find that nothing has gone according to plan. With her three robotic machines...

Genesis Noir

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 26/03/2021

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One

Genres: Narrative and Puzzle

Developer: @FellowTravellr

Players: This is a single player game

Genesis Noir is a narrative-driven puzzle game. It's a time travelling mystery to save your lover, by intervening through the history of the world to ultimately stop the expansion of the universe. Although it sounds bizarre, existential and confusing,...

The Wild At Heart

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 20/05/2021

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Puzzle

Developer: @MoonlightKids_

Players: This is a single player game

The Wild At Heart is an adventure puzzle game where you play two children fleeing hardship. Unlike other adventures, play here extends beyond conversations, exploring and fetch quests. You interact with the world by collecting a swarm of small magical...

ScourgeBringer

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 06/02/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting and Platform

Accessibilty: 28 features

Developer: @FlyingOakGames

Players: This is a single player game

ScourgeBringer is a fast running jumping and shooting game. You play Kyhra who must slash her way through ancient machines guarding the seal of her past. It's hard and unforgiving, but offers a free flowing exploration and battling that can be tailored...

Sea of Solitude

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 05/07/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative and Platform

Developer: @EA

Players: This is a single player game

Sea of Solitude is an adventure where you play a young woman, Kay, with such strong loneliness that her feelings turn her into a monster. As you explore a flooded city you discover dark creatures that you must deal with -- by uncovering their underlying...

Sea of Thieves

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 20/03/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Open World, Role-Playing and Simulation

Accessibilty: 24 features

Developer: @RareLtd

Players: You can play this with 24 players online

Sea of Thieves is an online game where you are a pirate searching for treasure and adventure. Cast into a large open sea you work with other online players to crew your ship and find treasure. The game has a main story but really focuses on creating...

Skate (Series)

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 14/09/2007, updated in 2010

Price: Free

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Open World, Simulation and Sports

Developer: @EA

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 6 players online

Skate is a skateboarding series with innovative controls. One stick is used to control the skater's body and the other his feet. This resulted in the need to quickly motion different patterns to intuitively achieve different tricks - what become coined...

Slay the Spire

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 15/11/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Fighting, Role-Playing, Strategy and Turn-Based

Accessibilty: 2 features

Developer: @MegaCrit

Players: This is a single player game

Slay the Spire is an adventure battle card game. You play one of four characters attempting to ascend a spire of multiple floors. You fight enemies and bosses by playing cards you have collected. You gain new cards as rewards from combat. With 100's to...

Slime Rancher

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 14/10/2016

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Open World, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: @MonomiPark

Players: This is a single player game

Slime Rancher is a farming simulation with a difference. Rather than chickens, sheep or cows, you farm slimes. You explore the open world from a first-person perspective to find and collect slimes. As you develop your farm in numerous ways you generate...

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 15/01/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative and Shooting

Accessibilty: 23 features

Developer: @Respawn

Players: This is a single player game

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a fighting-adventure game set five years after Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and 14 years before Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. Young Jedi Padawan Cal Kestis is hunted through the galaxy by the...

Star Wars Battlefront (Series)

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 17/11/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative and Shooting

Developer: @EA

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 40 players online

Star Wars Battlefront II is a shooting game based on the Star Wars films. There have been four games in the series and is similar to the main Battlefield series. The latest version is Star Wars Battlefront II that features...

Subnautica (Series)

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 11/04/2016, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World, Simulation and Strategy

Accessibilty: 14 features

Developer: @UnknownWorlds

Players: This is a single player game

Dive into an underwater ocean on an alien planet and collect the resources you need to establish a base and survive. There’s an open and immersive watery world to discover as you construct tools, bases and submersibles, and interact with wildlife....

Terraria

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 25/11/2013, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo 2DS|3DS, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Stadia, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Platform, Shooting, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: @Terraria_Logic

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 8 players online

Terraria looks like a 2D, lesser, version of Minecraft. However, this is a game every bit as complex and creative as the better-known block building game. To the world-crafting and survival it adds hundreds of items to collect, characters to defeat and...

The Elder Scrolls (Series)

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 11/11/2011, updated in 2017

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative, Open World, Role-Playing, Shooting and Simulation

Accessibilty: 4 features

Developer: @BethesdaStudios

Players: This is a single player game

The Elder Scrolls is a series of action role-playing games that take you to detailed open worlds with free-form gameplay. The series has sold more than 58 million copies.

The Long Dark

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 22/09/2014

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Open World, Role-Playing and Simulation

Accessibilty: 19 features

Developer: @HinterlandGames

Players: This is a single player game

The Long Dark is a thoughtful exploration-survival game where you have crash-landed in the icy Canadian wilderness after a global disaster and must find a way to survive. Through exploring, crafting and fighting you must look after your body...

The Messenger

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 30/08/2019, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting and Platform

Developer: @SabotageQc

Players: This is a single player game

The Messenger is a platform game where you play as a young ninja after his village is attacked by a demon army. You must deliver a scroll, fighting enemies and pulling off complex acrobatic manoeuvres along the way. The game is inspired by the classic...

The Sims 4 (Series)

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 04/02/2000

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Narrative and Simulation

Accessibilty: 7 features

Developer: @EA

Players: This is a single player game

The Sims puts you in charge of a world of characters living normal lives. By providing a home, a job, leisure, friendships and even love interest, you work to make them happy. It’s an open-ended game as well, although the altruism is focused on...

Two Point Hospital

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 25/02/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Creative, Simulation and Strategy

Accessibilty: 14 features

Developer: @TwoPointStudios

Players: This is a single player game

Two Point Hospital is a light-hearted healthcare simulator. You take charge of a hospital, similar to Theme Hospital, where you must construct and maintain wards, machines and staff.

Unto The End

Expected Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 09/12/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Stadia and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting, Platform, Role-Playing and Simulation

Accessibilty: 27 features

Developer: @2TonStudios

Players: This is a single player game

Unto The End is a cinematic combat-adventure where the fighting is modelled in a read-and-react style. It requires time to master the unusual system but offers many ways to take on foes. Tactics and intelligent decisions are as important for survival as...

Void Bastards

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 29/05/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action and Shooting

Developer: @BlueManchuGames

Players: This is a single player game

Void *!@?* is a tongue-in-cheek shooting game, where you control misfit prisoners out of the Sargasso Nebula. You decide which shops to investigate, what to do and who to fight. When you die, you start again with some of the loot you've collected...

Wargroove

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 01/02/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Fighting, Strategy and Turn-Based

Accessibilty: 22 features

Developer: @ChucklefishLTD

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 4 players online

This is a fantasy war game, similar to Advanced Wars from the Gameboy era, where players take turns in a variety of battles. Computer-controlled and human opponents compete to achieve objectives and be the last player remaining.

FIFA (Series)

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 15/12/1993, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo 2DS|3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Stadia, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Simulation and Sports

Accessibilty: 28 features

Developer: @EA

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 4 players online

FIFA is one of the two main football video games (the other being Pro Evolution). Each year it's released with improved visuals, more realistic physics and enhanced competitive play. For those that follow the game closely and play it a lot, it offers a...

GreedFall

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 10/09/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World and Role-Playing

Accessibilty: 18 features

Developer: @SpidersGames

Players: This is a single player game

Greed Fall is a colonisation-themed role-playing game with challenging combat and an intricate narrative. You play De Sardet, a noble colonising the remote island of Teer Fradee. However, you must deal with the waring factions, including the natives. As...

Wreckfest

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 14/06/2018, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting and Racing

Developer: @BugBearGames

Players: You can play this with 16 players online

Wreckfest is a racing game where you aim to destroy other people's cars. It focuses on demolition modes with classic American muscle cars and other unusual vehicles. Rather than racing, this is a physical challenge with cars crammed onto a small track,...


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