September's Games with Gold are probably already in your backlog


Monster World is clearly the standout

It has been a long while since Microsoft's "Games with Gold" problem had such a lackluster month. While I wouldn't single out any game in this selection as bad, you likely already own each of these titles. What are the chances that there is anyone on this planet that hasn't already played LEGO Star Wars III, for instance?

If you haven't, though, you'll be happy to know that 2011's LEGO Star Wars entry is up for grabs this month. Sega's Monster World compilation is also a huge standout, seeing as how the Wonder Boy series is damn good. The Xbox One titles, while not bad, have been available on the cheap numerous times for the past few years.

I think that is the real issue: everything on offer is multiple years old. Nothing wrong with giving out underrated classics, but I definitely miss when Microsoft and Sony were giving out overlooked games instead of seven-year-old sequels.

  • Prison Architect (Xbox One) - Available September 1 - 30
  • Livelock (Xbox One) - Available September 16 - October 15
  • LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (Xbox 360) - Available September 1 - 15
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World (Xbox 360) - Available September 16 - 30

New Games with Gold for September 2018 [Xbox Wire]

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