For the low price of $79.95 per year, Xbox Live Gold membership gives you $1000 in free games, including backward compatible Xbox 360 games for the Xbox One. That is amazing value considering the caliber of some of the games that become available. May’s Games with Gold lineup has been announced and whilst these particular games aren’t my cup of tea, I’m sure they’ll be good value for plenty of gamers out there.
Available free from 01 May to 31 May 2019
Originally released on 06/02/2018 developed and published by M2H
It’s time to mix up the fun in the party game extravaganza, Marooners. Join up to 6 of your friends on the couch or online, laugh sadistically at their misfortune, or even haunt and pester them after you die as you battle it out in 25 different games and arenas. The action is intense, switching between games when you least expect it. Run, jump and slap your way to victory!
The Golf Club 2019 Featuring PGA Tour
Available free from 16 May to 15 June 2019
Originally released on 28/08/2018 developed by H.B. Studios Multimedia Limited and published by 2K
Hit the links in The Golf Club 2019 Featuring PGA Tour. In the officially licensed PGA Tour career mode, test your abilities on beautifully recreated courses like TPC Boston, TPC Sawgrass and more to compete for the coveted Fed Ex cup. With a focus on authenticity and realism, customization, and competition against friends online, this title will appeal to both golf enthusiasts and new players alike. You can read Nicco’s review of the game here.
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon
Available free from 01 May to 15 May 2019
Originally released on 09/04/2013 developed by Vicious Cycle Software, Inc and published by NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.
Defend the earth at all costs in Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon. Thousands of aliens and giant insects are invading the planet and only the Earth Defense Force can stop them. Take part in non-stop bug killing action, even if it means turning an entire city to rubble. Utilize over 300 weapons, jetpacks and tactical armor to defend humanity.
Available free from 16 May to 31 May 2019
Originally released on 12/08/2010 developed by Twisted Pixel Games, LLC and Red Storm Entertainment and published by Microsoft Studios
Jump into comic book adventure in the madcap Comic Jumper. In order to save his own poorly selling title, Captain Smiley must work-for-hire and earn money by fixing the problems within other comic books. Leap into the different genres of Fantasy, Silver Age, Modern and Manga and raise the funds necessary to get his series back up and running.