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Xbox Games with Gold April 2017 Now Available For Free: ‘Ryse: Son of Rome’ and Telltale’s ‘The Walking Dead Season 2’ Reviewed

Apr 03, 2017 02:07 PM EDT

April has started and Xbox Gold Members can now choose a new set of free games. What excites the game console fans the most is that Microsoft's Games with Gold program this month is said to give subscribers a more than enough fair share of their shed bucks. Let's take a closer look for some of the free games listed for April.

The roster of the official free Games with Gold April 2017 for Xbox One are as follows: "Ryse: Son of Rome" (available from April 1 to 30), "Evolve" (March 16 - April 15), "The Walking Dead: Season Two" (available on April 16-May 15). While Xbox 360 free games include "Darksiders" (from April 1 -15) and "Assassin's Creed: Revelations" (from 16 - 30), as reported by Gamespot. Meanwhile, reports suggest that Backward Compatibility means that all of the four free games are going to be available on Xbox One.

Here are some of the information about Microsoft's free Xbox GWG releases based on the review made by Express. "Ryse: Son of Rome" is said to be one of the most requested and anticipated Games with Gold title ever. Gamers worldwide are into high praises now that their most hoped title has been finally included in the roster. The game will submerge the players with its superb cinematics, unsolidified fighting scenes and equally decent story, which will make yearn to finish the game until the end. However, it has a Metascore of only 60 since the issue is that the game is said to be quite repetitive. Nonetheless, the fact still remains that this game will still be one of the Xbox' best sought-after releases.

On the other hand, the all-time favorite and the most popular sequel "The Walking Dead Season 2" got much better reviews and garnered a Metascore of 80. Further reports suggest that the game's main forte is unquestionably its well-known characters and the epic storytelling factor. With these games are on board on the Xbox GWG program, subscribers have surely got value for money with these awesome free deals.

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