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IGN x ID@Xbox Digital Showcase – See Everything We Showed in Our Second Edition

That’s a wrap folks! The second edition of the IGN x ID@Xbox Digital Showcase just ended and there was a lot to show. From bullet hell shooters to roguelites, or open world co-op games to mascot managers, we just showed off a diverse set of games coming to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC. A little bit of everything for everyone to love!

Read on for a full recap of every game we brought along during the showcase – including two montages with even more indie games!

33 Immortals (coming to Game Pass)

Developer: Thunder Lotus

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

33 Immortals is a co-op action-roguelike for 33 players. Play a damned soul, and rebel against God’s final judgment. Dive straight into epic 33-player co-op battles with instant “pick-up and raid” matchmaking. Cooperate with your allies to survive against hordes of monsters and massive, challenging bosses. Expand your arsenal and equip powerful new relics to permanently upgrade your soul. Face the wrath of God in a fight for your eternal life.

Stay up to date on 33 Immortals here.

All You Need Is Help (coming to Game Pass)

World Premiere

Developer: Q-Games Ltd. 

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

While bumping around and supporting each other, turn your friendships into friend-shapes! This innovative cooperative multiplayer game introduces a fresh gaming experience.

Dive into a quirky multiplayer co-op puzzle game where adorable, fluffy cube-shaped creatures collaborate to reach their goals. These creatures, each oddly shaped, jostle against each other to help solve puzzles. When in trouble, shout “HELP!” and friends will surely come to your aid!

Stay up to date on All You Need Is Help here.

Astor: Blade of the Monolith

Developer: C2 Game Studio

Publisher: Versus Evil, tinyBuild

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Rip through hordes of enemies with fury and style in this fast-paced action-RPG. Play as Astor, a young warrior determined to unveil the secrets behind his creators’ unforeseen demise. Learn new attacks, abilities and combos, unlock magical powers, and collect legendary weapons as you crush hordes of enemies. Find your way towards the Monolith, an ancient structure holding immense power, and confront the source of the planet’s haunting evil. Will you join Astor on his journey to become the planet’s savior?

Stay up to date on Astor: Blade of the Monolith here.

Centum

World Premiere

Developer: Hack the Publisher

Publisher: Serenity Forge

Platform: Xbox Series X|S, PC

Centum is an unreliable narrative-driven adventure game. At first, it appears to be a point-and-click adventure. You’re a prisoner in a cell. You have 100 days to escape. But is that really the goal? Centum plays with your mind and tricks you into thinking you’re playing a different game. But through surprising interactions, surrealist storytelling, and striking, large-scale animated pixel art, this unexpected experience takes players on a mind-bending, emotionally fraught journey through the looking glass to show them a different side to their familiar reality.

Stay up to date on Centum here.

Commandos: Origins (coming to Game Pass)

Developer: Claymore Game Studios

Publisher: Kalypso Media

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

A reboot of the iconic ‘Commandos’ franchise, revisit the frontlines of WW2 and experience the story of how the elite unit from the original games was formed. From the blazing deserts of Africa to frozen Scandinavian fjords, meet the 6 members of your squad and use their unique skills to overcome the most demanding of missions.

Watch the humble beginnings of the Commandos unit as it first begins to form and experience the stealth-based tactical gameplay which made the series so beloved.

Stay up to date on Commandos: Origins here.

Dungeons of Hinterberg (coming to Game Pass)

Developer: Microbird Games

Publisher: Curve Games

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Welcome to Hinterberg, a new tourist hotspot in the idyllic Austrian Alps! As Luisa, you’ll snowboard down glaciers, zipline through the forest, climb a mighty mountain, or have a coffee by the lake while you’re out looking for your next dungeon. 

Braving dungeons requires more than just cutting-edge sports gear and a good sword arm. Hinterberg’s dungeons are full of puzzles that will surprise and challenge you. Use your head, your magic skills, and every trick in the book to become a Master Slayer!

Stay up to date on Dungeons of Hinterberg here.

Fera: The Sundered Tribes

Developer: Massive Damage Games

Platform: PC

Fera: The Sundered Tribes is an open world co-op survival crafting RPG that blends monster hunting and colony sim mechanics with fun aerial traversal and exploration. 

In a unique post-apocalyptic world of untamed magic and ancient secrets, you are the only hunter to have taken down one of the invasive behemoths terrorizing your land. Your tribe elected you as their leader, so follow your destiny to reclaim this magic-ravaged land you call home. 

Stay up to date on Fera: The Sundered Tribes here.

Gamera Montage (all coming to Game Pass)

Today at ID@Xbox Digital Showcase, Gamera Games announced that their lineup of indie games will be launching across Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC and will be available with Xbox Game Pass and/or PC Game Pass. From a fantastical parenting simulator to narrative horror, acclaimed games like Depersonalization, Firework, Keplerth and Volcano Princess are coming to Game Pass in the next few months. On top of that, pixel puzzle adventure The Rewinder is available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC with Game Pass today! 

Here are all the games shown in the montage:

The Rewinder

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (with Game Pass)

Developer: Misty Mountain Studio

Using pixel art to evoke ancient Chinese painting styles, this 2D puzzle adventure game sees you take on the role of Yun, a “rewinder” who has the ability to enter people’s memories and influence their actions. Travelling to a village, you’ll be able to unravel the mysteries of what occurred there, and uncover a story inspired by Chinese mythology.

Firework

Platform: PC (with PC Game Pass)

Developer: Shiying Studio

Firework is a horror puzzle game. An accidental fire at a funeral forces the police to re-investigate a horrifying closed case. You play as a rookie police officer who joins the case by chance, and discovers that this crime is more bewildering than they could have expected.

Depersonalization

Platform: PC (with PC Game Pass)

Developer: MeowNature

Depersonalization is a branching RPG with multiple endings, which allows you to shape the world of the game around you. Players can create a variety of characters, each with their own personalities, offering exploration, investigation, and deductive reasoning as means to reach the end of the story you help create.

Keplerth

Platform: PC (with PC Game Pass)

Developer: TARO

A 2D sandbox RPG, Keplerth lets you take on the threats of a dangerous alien planet wither alone or with friends. Offering an open world with near-infinite variation on every run, you’ll be able to fight, farm, craft, and even edit your own characters’ genes to survive.

Volcano Princess

Platform: Xbox Series XIS and PC

Developer: Egg Hatcher

In this fantasy parenting simulator, you’ll be tasked with raising a daughter – not only affecting her future, but the future of an entire kingdom. With multiple choices and endings, you’ll be able to help your daughter to learn, train, and befriend others, ultimately affecting how the story plays out as a result of your decisions. 

Hangry

Developer: Game Pill

Platform: Xbox One, PC  

Explore the galaxy. Discover new life. Eat it. Play as Hangry, a beastly mercenary with an insatiable hunger hunting down fearsome monsters in a snack n’ slash RPG. Traverse through barbequed woodlands and candy-coated caverns to find ingredients for Goutra, the chief chef of an alien underworld diner. 

Your goal is to find the finest cuts for Goutra and climb the ladder of the city’s underbelly to become the planet’s best hunter. But beware, you must resist the temptation to eat the merchandise.

Stay up to date on Hangry here.

Humanity (coming to Game Pass)

Developer: tha ltd., Enhance

Publisher: Enhance

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox One Series X|S, PC

A unique blend of puzzle-solving and action-platforming, Humanity puts the fate of all mankind in your hands. Er, paws. Did we mention you’re a dog? 

Become a Shiba Inu and help reconstruct humankind in this acclaimed action-puzzle game. Drop commands to guide a mindless human horde to the goal through 90 increasingly challenging handcrafted story mode stages. Then, choose from thousands of user-made puzzles expanding on the breadth of mechanics, or design your own and share it with the community.

Stay up to date on Humanity here.

iii Montage

This montage was a recap of all the games that were featured in the Triple-i Initiative showcase on April 10 that will be playable on Xbox. Here is the full list of content seen in the montage:

Games that have currently been announced for Xbox: 

  • 33 Immortals
  • Cat Quest III
  • Death Must Die
  • Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn
  • Kill Knight
  • Let’s School
  • Never Alone 2
  • Shadows of Doubt
  • Wizard of Legend 2

Games that are already available on Xbox:

  • Broken Roads (released on April 10)
  • Brotato: Abyssal Terrors DLC
  • Dyson Sphere Program: Rise of the Dark Fog Stage II Update (PC Game Pass only)
  • My Time at Sandrock
  • Palworld: Arena Update (Coming this Fall)
  • Ravenswatch: Fall of Avalon Update
  • Risk of Rain 2: Devotion Update
  • Vampire Survivors: Operation Guns DLC (Coming soon)

Jackbox Naughty Pack

World Premiere

Developer: Jackbox Games

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Jackbox Naughty Pack is an intimate pack of three games that are sure to have you laughing, and maybe even sweating just a little! This title is coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S later this year, with individual games to be revealed later this summer. This will be Jackbox’s first M (Mature 17+) rated game, full of spicy surprises and maybe even some familiar faces!

Stay up to date on Jackbox Naughty Pack here.

Keylocker 

Developer: Moonana Games

Publisher: Serenity Forge

Platform: Xbox Series X|S, PC

Keylocker is a bizarre and colorful turn-based rhythm JRPG. Play as the singer and songwriter, BOBO, and take down a despotic regime that has outlawed all sound. Fuel your moves with the electric power of music by using real-time execution of moves in rhythm game style! Battle the authorities, unlock the secrets of Saturn, play in your own band’s concerts, and hack into the network to bring an end to this corrupt system, for better or worse. Inspired by the charm and physical comedy of the Mario & Luigi RPG series, with the mechanics and storytelling depth of Chrono Trigger. 

Stay up to date on Keylocker here.

Lost Records: Bloom & Rage

Developer: Don’t Nod Montreal

Platform: Xbox Series X|S, PC

Lost Records: Bloom & Rage is a narrative adventure game set in the fictional town of Velvet Cove in the summer of 1995. Four high school friends – Swann, Nora, Autumn, and Kat – spend the summer together hanging out, playing music, and becoming best friends… until something changes the trajectory of all of their lives. After 27 years of silence between them, they reunite to confront the dark secrets that made them promise to never speak again. 

Stay up to date on Lost Records here.

Palworld (available on Game Pass)

Developer: Pocketpair

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

You’ll be meeting some new Pals this summer! Attention please, Pal Tamers! New species of Pals have been discovered on the Palpagos Islands. Track them down and discover how these new Pals can help you in your adventures. Palworld’s first major update is heading your way this June. Stay tuned!

Stay up to date on Palworld here.

Promise Mascot Agency

World Premiere

Developer: Kaizen Game Works

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Explore the cursed town of Kaso-Machi! Recruit and train a variety of mascot friends! Help them out when jobs are inevitably met with disaster! Solve the mystery of your exile from the yakuza! Help Pinky work through her many, many anger issues! Upgrade your cute kei truck with turbo and wings! Shoot Pinky like a freakin’ missile! Turn Promise Mascot Agency into the number one agency in Japan! Go go, Michi and Pinky!

Stay up to date on Promise Mascot Agency here.

Stampede: Racing Royale

Developer: Sumo Leamington

Publisher: Secret Mode Limited

Platform: Xbox Series X|S, PC

Stampede: Racing Royale is a wild, thrilling 60-player online karting battle royale game. Take on the world in races, battles and more to avoid elimination. Take the crown, and earn incredible rewards. Discover incredible maps, over 400 customization items and so much more!

Don’t miss your chance to head straight into pole position, when Stampede: Racing Royale speeds into Game Preview on Xbox Series X|S this summer. Do you have what it takes to get to the front of the herd?

Stay up to date on Stampede: Racing Royale here.

Sulfur

Developer: Perfect Random

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Sulfur combines first-person shooter mechanics with role-playing and roguelite elements. It’s a single-player ‘hardcore’ roguelike extraction shooter with modifiable and enchantable guns. Welcome to a modern old-school action-adventure: Outsmart enemies, find treasure, improve weapons, harness powers. Delve deeper, find answers, make it end. 

Stay up to date on Sulfur here.

Tails of Iron 2: Whiskers of Winter

Developer: Odd Bug Studio

Publisher: United Label

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Embark upon a vast, snow-ravaged kingdom in Tails of Iron 2: Whiskers of Winter, sequel to the critically acclaimed action-RPG. An old and unspeakable evil has stirred in the North; wings black as death; fangs sharp as steel; and a thirst for blood rivalled only by their hunger for vengeance.

As Arlo, heir to the Warden of the Wastes, journey through the vast, snow-ravaged lands of the North in an epic quest to overcome the Dark Wings once and for all. Hunt down giant beasts, unite disparate clans, upgrade your settlement, and discover a terrible secret of blood & crown…

Stay up to date on Tails of Iron 2: Whiskers of Winter here.

Times & Galaxy

Developer: Copychaser Games

Publisher: Fellow Traveller

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Meet over 100 alien weirdos in Times & Galaxy, a space journalism adventure coming to Xbox in June 2024! Times & Galaxy is a funny, heartfelt game about space aliens and the richness of the stories that make up their everyday lives. Set in a solar system full of strange beings, from space lizards to goo people, you will step into the shoes of a shiny new Robo intern for the system’s most trusted holopaper, the Times & Galaxy.

Your goal? Prove that Robos can report, get to know a whole bunch of aliens, and maybe keep your job at the end of it all. Good luck, intern!

Stay up to date on Times & Galaxy here.

Vampire Survivors (available on Game Pass)

Developer: Poncle

Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Vampire Survivors’ new Laborratory update will challenge your survival skills with two new characters, two new stages, two new weapons, one new evolution, and 1 new passive. Most importantly, there will be 6 new achievements!

Stay up to date on Vampire Survivors here.


And that’s all for our latest showcase! Connect with ID@Xbox on X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, Discord, Twitch, and YouTube, and stay tuned to Xbox Wire to learn more about what Team Xbox has planned.



Originally posted by news.xbox.com

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