New Xbox games announced for January 8-10

This week’s new games on Xbox have been announced. While no major AAA titles are coming, some of these indie darlings may catch your eye.

Xbox Releases January 8, 2020

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January 8 brings us four new games on Xbox:

Animal Friends Adventure

Panda Land is in trouble, and only Super Panda can defeat the ancient menace which threatens his animal pals.

Dragon Sinker: Descendants of Legend

This 8-bit homage blends classic gameplay with modern conventions for a delightful RPG throwback that retro fans will love.

IN-VERT

In the search for your long-lost friend, you’ll have to switch between two dimensions. IN-VERT blends platforming and puzzles for a hardcore challenge.

Regions of Ruin

This 2D, side-scrolling RPG puts players in an open world in which you have to build a town. The further you go, the harder things get, and you’ll spend the game seeking out the mysteries of the fallen kingdoms that once inhabited your lands.

Xbox Releases January 10, 2020

January 10 brings a single game to Xbox:

Paperbound Brawlers

This four-player brawler features characters and settings from classic books. You’ll have to master platforming, combat, and gravity control in this enhanced version of Paperbound.