Xbox Games with Gold for May 2017 announced

Microsoft announced the Games with Gold for May, 2017 today. If you're an Xbox Live Gold member, you should definitely be checking these out every month, as it offers four free games (two Xbox One and two backward compatible Xbox 360), as long as you claim them within the specified dates.

Here are this month's Games with Gold:

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams - Director's Cut (Xbox One, May 1 - 31)

Dash through tricky levels and transform the whole world at will in this fast-paced award-winning platformer.

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut combines graphics that pack a visual punch and tight controls with the challenge of retro era platforming.

Fluidly morph between two dynamically different dream worlds to solve puzzles and combat grueling enemies and bosses.

Key Features
- Blaze through 33 levels including a brand new Rise of the Owlverlord adventure.
- Each level transforms between two contrasting dreamworlds!
- Easy and hard difficulty modes for all levels and bosses.
- Intuitive controls and smooth game flow; master the tight controls and defeat the devious trials ahead.
- Full HD 1080p with a smooth framerate: Giana’s dreamworlds leap off the screen with gorgeous 3D graphics that morph before your very eyes.
- Experience a dual crossfading soundtrack by Chris Hülsbeck and Machinae Supremacy. - Rich extras: Halloween- and Christmas-themed levels accessible from the start.

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris (Xbox One, May 16 - June 15)

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. This all-new adventure takes place in the Temple of Osiris, hidden deep in the deserts of Egypt. Lara Croft arrives at the temple, hoping to be the first inside, but rival treasure hunter Carter Bell has beaten her to the entrance. They each seek the Staff of Osiris, but they discover more than they bargained for. Upon entering the tomb, Carter removes the mythical Staff from its resting place and inadvertently triggers a trap cursing them both and unleashing the evil god Set. But the staff also awakens the gods Horus and Isis, the son and wife of Osiris. Now free from their ancient prison, they join forces with Lara and Carter in order to resurrect Osiris, the only god capable of removing the curse. As Lara and her companions fight their way across the sands and through ancient tombs, they will face gods and monsters of myth and legend. With the fate of the world at stake, Lara must uncover the fragments of Osiris to stop Set from enslaving all mankind.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II (Xbox 360, May 1 - 15)

Betrayed by Darth Vader for the last time, Starkiller has escaped and faces a new journey to find his true identity. Unleash fury – wield dual lightsabers and new force powers to crush your enemies. Unleash truth – sequel to the award-winning story, continue the epic Star Wars saga. Download additional content for Star Wars(TM) The Force Unleashed(TM) II to experience new adventures as Starkiller.

Lego Star Wars: TCS (Xbox 360, May 16 - 31)

Kick Some Brick in I through VI! Play through all six Star Wars movies in one videogame! Adding new characters, new levels, and new gameplay features with enhanced Force Powers, new power-ups and new Challenge Modes.

You've also got time to claim some of this month's Games with Gold. Until the end of the month, Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One) and Assassin's Creed Revelations (Xbox 360) will be available to claim, and you have until May 15 to grab The Walking Dead: Season Two (Xbox One).

Also, don't forget that if you're an Xbox Insider on Preview Ring 3 or above, you've got a week left to try out Xbox Game Pass for free. When the service makes its way to everyone, it will offer over 100 games for $10 per month.

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