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Xbox One is the 8th generation console and the third in the Xbox family from Microsoft (a successor to Xbox 360). It was released on November 22nd, 2013, initially only in 13 countries over the world. Another 26 markets received XOne officially on September 5th, 2014. Just like its biggest rival from Sony (PlayStation 4), the console is based on components from AMD – 8-core Jaguar CPU and 1,23 teraflops GPU.

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Dishonored 2 (XONE)
Dishonored 2 (XONE)

Action 11 November 2016

A sequel to a best-selling FPP stealth game set in a universe that combines stylistics of the late Victorian era with steampunk elements. The title is a result of cooperation between Arkane Studios and the game’s publisher – Bethesda company. The sequel’s main heroine is Emily Kadwin, the daughter of the murdered empress, who joins forces with the empress’ former bodyguard Corvo, the protagonist of the previous game. The girl tries to reclaim the lost crown and take revenge on all responsible for the death of her mother. Gameplay mechanics did not change much, so you still are offered much freedom in the way you reach the game’s objectives. Depending on your preferences, you may either use stealth approach or engage in open conflicts. The game can be completed as either of the two heroes, whereas each one has slightly different abilities and fighting style. Just like the previous game, Dishonored 2 contains only single player gameplay with no cooperation mode.

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Dishonored: Death of the Outsider (XONE)
Dishonored: Death of the Outsider (XONE)

Action 15 September 2017

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider is an action game set in the Dishonored game universe. We play as a new protagonist, Billie Lurk. She is an assassin with supernatural powers and the right hand of Daud, one of the series' primary antagonists and the character we played as in two DLCs of the first Dishonored game. Our job is to hunt down the titular Outsider, a mysterious being that is the source of the supernatural powers used by the series' heroes. Story is nonlinear and its outcome is heavy reliant on our choices. Death of the Outsider takes us to the city of Karnaca known from Dishonored 2. We will visit many various locations during our adventures, like cultist hideouts or underground fight clubs. Gameplay mechanics did not change and are the same as in the previous games of the series. Once again we can play stealthy and be a silent assassin or attack our enemies in plain sight. As we progress, we unlock new abilities and pieces of equipment. After finishing the game, we can play it once again in the Original Game Plus mode where we have access to abilities from Dishonored 2.

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Dishonored: Definitive Edition (XONE)
Dishonored: Definitive Edition (XONE)

Action 25 August 2015

A remastered complete edition of Arkane’s first-person stealth game from 2012, developed with PC and the 8th-gen consoles in mind. In the game, we assume the role of Corvo Attano, a former guard of the murdered empress who was falsely accused of killing her and force to reclaim his good name and take revenge on the actual murderers. The title is characterized by considerable freedom of action and the possibility of achieving a goal in multiple ways. Regardless of whether we want to act from the shadows or engage in direct combat, the game will adjust the plot to our actions and choices. Compared to the original version, the production features enhanced graphics as well as all the DLCs that were released after the launch of the vanilla edition of the game, including two major expansions: The Knife of Dunwall and The Brigmore Witches.

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Edge of Eternity (XONE)
Edge of Eternity (XONE)

RPG April 2018

A third person action-RPG combining the most important aspects of Japanese role-playing games with medieval atmosphere and elements of the steampunk subgenre. The game was created by Midgar - an independent French studio, mainly known for mobile apps. The action takes place in Heryon - a fantasy land whose inhabitants have come under the threat of an alien civilization capable of turning both humans and animals into metal monsters. The player assumes the role of a young farmer by the name of Daryon, who is willing to confront the danger. The story is set in three main locations, including a mercantile town, a citadel controlled by the authorities, and ruins of the old capital city. During the journey, the player encounters randomly generated monsters and mutants. The game offers a turn-based combat system enriched with several modern-day mechanics. For instance, the player can spy on the enemies, checking which one is going to take the next action; one can also combine their spells together for a more powerful effect. The creators paid a great deal of attention to the soundtrack, which was composed by Cedric Menendez and inspired by works of Nobuo Uematsu, Jeremy Soul and Hans Zimmer.

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The Watchmaker (XONE)
The Watchmaker (XONE)

Adventure May 2018

A steampunk action-adventure game with logic features. The title was developed by the independent studio Micropsia Games from Chile. The Watchmaker takes place inside a giant clock tower, and during the game the player assumes the role of a guard named Alexander. One day, a sabotage takes place in the tower, disrupting the flow of time and causing the protagonist to grow old extremely fast. In order to avoid death before his time, he must travel through subsequent sections of the tower to find and defeat the person responsible for the sabotage. He must also restore the proper flow of time. The game combines features of an adventure game, a 3D platform game and a logic game. The main focus was placed on solving various environmental riddles, but the game also contains typical action sequences and boss fights, during which the protagonist uses a variety of useful gadgets. The fact that the protagonist is getting older was used as a creative replacement for the classic health bar.

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Flockers (XONE)
Flockers (XONE)

Logic 19 September 2014

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SteamWorld Dig (XONE)
SteamWorld Dig (XONE)

Arcade 05 June 2015

An action-platform game developed by independent Swedish studio Image & Form. The game takes place in an unusual universe that combines the traits of steampunk and Wild West. Once human civilization had fallen and Homo sapiens species degenerated and transformed into troglodytes living underground, weird creatures that are mostly robots became the new dominant species. One of them is the main protagonist of the game, Rusty. While looking for remains of human civilization, he starts a journey deep into the ground where he looks for interesting treasures. During the game the player is traveling through caves, avoiding traps, fighting enemies, collecting minerals and making sure that he always has access to light. The protagonist can use various useful tools that enable him to decide in which direction to dig vast tunnels. After filling the backpack it is possible to return to the surface and trade found minerals for various goods and upgrades for the protagonist.

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SteamWorld Heist (XONE)
SteamWorld Heist (XONE)

Strategy canceled

Another game by independent Swedish studio Image & Form, set in the universe of SteamWorld, which combines elements of Steampunk and Western genres. The game is set in the distant future, where a powerful cataclysm forced the remaining inhabitants to flee into space on steam space ships. The player becomes a captain of a group of robo-pirates who are trying to survive in this post-apocalyptic reality by raiding and plundering enemy bases and ships. SteamWorld Heist is a turn-based science-fiction game with movement points system (when a character performs an action they use up movement points). You control a party of antiheroes who use various weapons, gadgets, and special skills. The key to success is to appropriately use the different skills and combine various combat tactics, depending on the situation.

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Ironcast (XONE)
Ironcast (XONE)

Strategy 04 March 2016

A turn-based strategy game set in a steampunk world and inspired by both the mechanics of the Puzzle Quest series and the works of such writers as Herbert Wells or Jules Verne. Ironcast is set in an alternative version of the Victorian England, and the country has been at war with France for a decade. When the French are beginning to gain the upper hand in the conflict, a private association is founded in order to produce cutting-edge combat mechs. The player battles subsequent skirmishes that utilize the mechanics once introduced in the so-called "match-3" logic games. During each turn, the player can match objects on the map up to three times, erasing elements which symbolize money, ammo, energy, repairs, or the mech's cooling system. Afterwards, those are used to reinforce the player's combat machines, as well as to activate different special abilities. The in-game campaigns are randomly generated, and each time, the player's goals are to stop the forces of the French, and defeat their boss in a final fight.

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Rogue Stormers (XONE)
Rogue Stormers (XONE)

Arcade 07 October 2016

Rogue Stormers, initially known as DieselStörmers or Ravensdale, is an action game that includes elements of a shooter and a platformer. It was developed by Black Forest Games. The story is set in a dieselpunk universe that combines fantasy elements with combustion engines, where a conflict of human knights and orcs takes place. The gameplay resembles a typical two-dimensional platformer that heavily emphasizes the combat, in which the players use weapons they create and modify themselves. An extremely important gameplay element is the Arc Connector - a special generator by which the player's armor is powered. This delivers a set of incredibly useful combat options. Particular missions constitute of a series of different tasks. The player's successes or failures will affect the entire conflict and the course of subsequent missions.

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Trulon: The Shadow Engine (XONE)
Trulon: The Shadow Engine (XONE)

RPG 24 February 2017

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Teslagrad (XONE)
Teslagrad (XONE)

Logic 09 March 2016

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Pressure Overdrive (XONE)
Pressure Overdrive (XONE)

Action 26 July 2017

Being a refreshed version of Pressure from 2013, a dynamic shooter with racer elements, developed by Chasing Carrots. The action takes us to a steampunk world ruled by a ruthless businessman – Count Soap. When he plans to drain water from a new investment area, the locals organise a resistance movement. The player assumes the role of one of them, and fights the antagonist’s hired soldiers with an armed buggy. The action observed from the top-down perspective features diverse tracks, obstacles, loads of ramps and jumps, and most importantly, hordes of opponents. With the progress, you unlock new upgradable guns. Pressure Overdrive offers game modes for solo players and local co-op.

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