Running just over two hours ID@Xbox and Twitch gaming put on another showcase chocked full of Indie titles coming to the Xbox platform, with a healthy amount coming Day One to Game Pass. Below are links to each trailer shown and there is also a press release detailing everything shown in today’s showcase.
There’s no need for FOMO! We’ve got you covered with all the news from our /ID@Xbox Showcase with /twitchgaming. Today’s show revealed some fantastic first gameplay reveals, new trailers, Game Pass announces, dev interviews, and new rad games coming to Xbox, including those below:
Immortality (Half Mermaid) (Console) – Summer 2022
IMMORTALITY is an interactive film trilogy from Sam Barlow, creator of Her Story. What happened to Marissa Marcel? Explore footage from her lost movies to solve the mystery. Coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass summer 2022.
Flintlock The Siege of Dawn (Kepler Interactive/A44) (Console) – 2022
Gods and guns collide in Flintlock, a new open world, action RPG from the makers of Ashen. Join Nor and her mysterious companion, Enki, on an epic journey of vengeance, gunpowder, and magic in humanity’s last stand. Your battle begins 2022 on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One! Available day one with Game Pass.
Cursed to Golf (Thunderful Games/chuhai labs) (PC) – TBD
Cursed to Golf is a golf-like adventure where every shot counts. With insane hazards, otherworldly power-ups and tons of replayability, will you make it out of Golf Purgatory, or will you forever be… “Cursed to Golf!?”
Escape Academy (iam8bit/Coin Crew/Skybound Games) (Console) – 2022
You’ve just arrived at the Escape Academy, a school where promising students train to become the ultimate Escape Room Master. Play over a dozen masterfully hand-crafted rooms, designed by experienced experts in the field of REAL LIFE escape rooms.
Experience the entirety of Escape Academy alone in single player OR through two player co-operative play. Available in local or online splitscreen. Explore the campus of Escape Academy and get to know the faculty, a colorful cast of characters, each an expert in the art of Escape. And some with secrets yet to be uncovered… Featuring Music and Sound Design by the one and only Doseone (Gang Beats, SLUDGE LIFE, Disc Room, Enter the Gungeon). Available with Game Pass.
Whalefall (Whitethorn Games) (Console) – TBD
Whalefall is a combination SRPG / JRPG set in a high fantasy world inspired by ”The Lord of the Rings,” the Suikoden Series, and the Final Fantasy games. The continent of Osfeld is a unique one. Harshly divided among territorial lines and shadowed by enormous sky whales, the economic and political powers shift every hundred years as one of these beasts ages and dies, plummeting to the ground below.
The economic, technological, and military boons from the whales’ bodies are considerable, and so is the conflict over their remains. Players will command the armies of Riverwatch to bring an end to a sinister plot to shoot down the legendary creatures and throw the world into chaos.
Wrestle Quest (Skybound Games/Mega Cat Studios) (Console) – TBD
TAG TEAM WITH DESTINY! Pro wrestling and RPG fantasy collide in the ultimate pixel powered adventure. “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Andre the Giant, and tons of other icons guide your way to glory beyond the ring. This hero’s journey ain’t just an epic quest, it’s WRESTLE QUEST!
There’s even more exciting news with all of the Game Pass announces. Some of the titles you’ll want to keep an eye out for are:
Tunic (Finji) (Console) – available now
Tunic is an isometric action-adventure game where you explore the wilderness, fight monsters, and discover secrets. You play as a tiny fox in a big world that is filled with mystery. Tunic is out now on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One! Play it day one on Game Pass and be brave, little fox!
Crusader Kings III (Paradox Interactive) (Console) – March 29, 2022
Watch Grammy Award winner and rap royalty T-Pain rewrite history in style in Crusader Kings III. This natural utopia is disrupted when His Majesty’s legendary dynasty and new personal religion encounter surprising opposition. You, too, can take control of history when Crusader Kings III launches on Xbox Game Pass on March 29.
Trek to Yomi (Devolver Digital) (Console) – Spring 2022
As a vow to his dying Master, the young swordsman Hiroki is sworn to protect his town and the people he loves against all threats. Faced with tragedy and bound to duty, the lone samurai must voyage beyond life and death to confront himself and decide his path forward. Coming to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Game Pass spring 2022.
In addition, we showed two super cool montages:
The Fellow Traveller Game Pass montage highlights four of their exciting games coming to Xbox and PC Game Pass on Day One.
- Paradise Killer (Console, PC) – available now
- Kraken Academy!! (Console, PC) – March 22, 2022
- Beacon Pines (Console) – TBD
- Citizen Sleeper (Console) – TBD
Spring Games Spotlight
The ID@Xbox Spring Games Spotlight highlights over 40 new games coming to Xbox! Spend $50 on Spring Games Spotlight titles and get 5,000 Microsoft Rewards points. You can read up on additional details here.
Here’s the list of games that were shown during today’s event:
- Beacon Pines (Fellow Traveller)
- Chinatown Detective Agency (Humble Games)
- Citizen Sleeper (Fellow Traveller)
- Clash: Artifacts of Chaos (Nacon)
- Crusader Kings 3 (Paradox Interactive) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
- Cursed to Golf (Thunderful Games)
- Escape Academy (iam8bit) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
- Flintlock The Siege of Dawn (A44) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
- Floppy Knights (Rose City Games) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
- Immortality (Half Mermaid) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
- Kraken Academy!! (Fellow Traveller)
- Lost Eidolons (Ocean Drive Studios)
- Paradise Killer (Fellow Traveller) – available now
- Rolling Thunder (Roblox Game Fund/Splitting Point Studios)
- Shredders (FoamPunch BV)
- There is No Light (HypeTrain Digital)
- Trek to Yomi (Devolver Digital)
- Tunic (Finji) – available now
- Voidtrain (HypeTrain Digital)
- Whalefall (Whitethorn Games)
- Wrestle Quest (Skybound Games/Mega Cat Studios)
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