Goodbye April Hello May and with it comes another set of free games for you Xbox Live gold members.

  • Yoku’s Island Express: Available May 1 to 31
  • The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk: Available May 16 to June 15
  • Hydro Thunder Hurricane: Available May 1 to 15
  • Viva Piñata Party Animals: Available May 16 to 31

Yoku’s Island Express Yoku has arrived on Mokumana and he’s ready for the easy life, soaking up the sun and delivering parcels on a tropical paradise! However, an ancient Island deity is trapped in a restless sleep – and it’s all down to Yoku to traverse the island using a unique blend of pinball mechanics, platforming and open world exploration, in an amazing adventure to help those in need! Flip and bump our pint-sized protagonist around the stunning hand-painted island on your quest to rebuild the post-office, and wake an old god from its deep slumber.

The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk Solve mind-bending puzzles in a world full of mystery and save the family of the flute-noses! Their dynasty has been watching over Asposia for centuries on end. In secret, they fill the roly-poly world with light and life. But when their existence is discovered, they become hunted. Emil, a trader for odds and ends, made all the Asposians believe that the dynasty is in cahoots with dark forces. The only one who can stop the evil Emil is the heir to the throne: Robert. He has been petrified for three years, though. With a huge dose of enthusiasm, but little to no idea what he’s actually doing, he embarks on an adventure to find the legendary last wind monk. Of course, he has some great company: Peck, as loyal as he is flightless, and Laura, a rebel who certainly does fly, but only off the handle – and who Robert loves, with a capital L. Everything changes, when they meet the mysterious Mama Dola, who seems to know more about Robert’s destiny than Robert would like.

Hydro Thunder Hurricane features high-powered speedboats rocketing through over-the-top themed environments, gorgeous visuals, and amazing dynamic water physics. Test your skills in 11 mysterious and dangerous race environments including Monster Island, the Bermuda Triangle and Area 51 – each one packed with massive jumps and drop-offs, secret shortcuts, destructible objects, and special events that racers trigger in-game. Unlock 20 all-new transforming speedboats as well as classics from the original Hydro Thunder like Razorback and Rad Hazard. Collect Boost powerups and fire up your on-board rockets for teeth-rattling speed. Conquer four game modes – Races, Ring Masters, Gauntlet, Championships — and race against your Friends’ best performances in the all-new Ghost Race!

Viva Piñata Party Animals Play as your favourite character from the Viva Piñata television series get ready for lots of fun for everyone! Compete as Hudson Horstachio, Franklin Fizzlybear, and others across over 40 minigames mixed with race events. Combine your wins and bonuses to get the most candy and be crowned the victor.

That concludes your monthly Games with Gold update, all games are free within the dates provided and then remain yours to keep as long as you have an active Xbox Live Gold account.

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