Microsoft have announced the games with gold for the month of April, All of the games are available and playable on xbox one as part of the Games with Gold program. You can play both Xbox 360 titles on your Xbox One with Backward Compatibility.
On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Ryse: Son of Rome for free during the month of April. The Walking Dead: Season 2 will be available as a free download from April 16th to May 15th.
On Xbox 360, starting Saturday, April 1st, Darksiders will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through April 15th. Then on April 16th, Xbox Live Gold Members can download Assassin’s Creed Revelations for free through April 30th.
Ryse: Son of Rome
is a third-person action-adventure hack and slash video game. It was released as a launch title for the Xbox One, and was released as a legendary edition with all DLC included. Ryse: Son of Rome will be available to download for the entire month of April
Set in an alternate version of Rome, Ryse follows the life of the Roman centurion Marius Titus as he becomes one of the leaders in the Roman Legion. Gameplay revolves around Marius using his sword to strike enemies and shield to deflect attacks. Execution sequences are featured in the game, which are quick-time events that serve as an extension to combat. The game's combat emphasizes on "flow", a term referring to a player's ability to move on to fight against another enemy upon defeating an enemy with few limitations in between. The game features a cooperative multiplayer mode, which tasks players to fight against waves of enemies in maps that are changing dynamically.
The Walking Dead: Season Two
is an episodic interactive drama graphic adventure game based on Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead comic book series. It is the sequel to The Walking Dead Season 1, The game employs the same narrative structure as the first season, where player choice in one episode will have a permanent impact on future story elements. The player choices recorded in save files from the first season and the additional episode 400 Days carry over into the second season. Clementine, who was the player's companion during the first season, is the player-character in Season Two. The Walking Dead Season Two will be available to download from April 16th to May 15th
is an action role-playing hack and slash video game. The game takes its inspiration from the apocalypse, with the player taking the role of War, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Darksiders will be available from April 1st through April 15th
In Darksiders the player takes control of War, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in third-person perspective and engages in combat, puzzles, and exploration. The world is divided into separate locations with many areas initially inaccessible until War regains many of his lost weapons and abilities. The center of the world, The Scalding Gallow, acts as a hub where War is given new objectives and paths to further unlock new areas. Each contains a series of linear and non-linear paths, many of which require large sections of platforming, climbing, and swimming, along with environment-based puzzles that impede progress and require the use of newly gained abilities. He fights mainly against angels and demons, and has a unique way to kill each particular type of enemy, usually tearing them apart painfully.
Assassins Creed Revelations
is a 2011 action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the fourth major installment in the Assassin's Creed series, a direct sequel to 2010's Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, and the third and final chapter in the 'Ezio trilogy'. Assassin's Creed Revelations will be available from April 16th through May 15th
The plot is set in a fictional history of real world events and follows the centuries-old struggle between the Assassins, who fight for peace with free will, and the Templars, who desire peace through control. The framing story is set in the 21st century and features the series protagonist Desmond Miles who, with the aid of a machine known as the Animus, relives the memories of his ancestors to find a way to avert the 2012 apocalypse. Revelations features two returning protagonists; Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad in 12th and 13th century Masyaf, and Ezio Auditore da Firenze in 16th century Constantinople. The main story follows the Assassin Ezio's journey to unlock the secret of Altaïr's vault in Masyaf using disc-like artifacts containing Altaïr's memories.
Assassin's Creed: Revelations is set in an open world and presented from the third-person perspective with a primary focus on using Ezio's, Desmond's, and Altaïr's combat and stealth abilities to eliminate targets and explore the environment. One of the protagonists (Ezio) is free to explore the Assassin Base in the city of Constantinople and the city itself to complete side missions away from the primary storyline.