ID@Xbox Showcase – featuring Smite, Cuphead and The Long Dark!

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We’ve got another great lineup for this week’s streams, I hope you all enjoy it! As always, the streams take place over on the Xbox Twitch channel, be sure to stop by (or follow along on the video player above)! We’ve got lots of developers joining us this week – if you have questions or comments for them, just type them in the comments below, and we’ll ask during the show.

Wednesday, July 8th

  • 3:00-5:00pm Pacific – SMITE – We’re celebrating the Battleground of the Gods going into open beta with another Community Playdate! You won’t need a code or other special access to play with us, just download the game from the Xbox Store and hop in. Plus, we’ll have some folks from Hi-Rez along to chat about the game, and maybe drop a code or two!


Thursday, July 9th

  • 11:00-11:30am – CUPHEAD – 1930s animation meets 1980s run’n’gun in this upcoming title from Studio MDHR. It’s not due out until next year, but we’ll be getting an early look at the game, thanks to Studio MDHR’s Chad Moldenhauer, who will be joining us to talk about the game!


  • 11:30am-12:00pm – SPECTRA – We look at this week’s new release, from Gateway Interactive! Featuring a soundtrack by Chipzel, Spectra is a fast-paced, retro-style racer. You can find our earlier stream with the developers in the Twitch archives.SpectraScreenshot01
  • 12:00-1:00pm – THE LONG DARK – One of the first games to be available through the newly-announced Game Preview program, The Long Dark pits you against nature, as you try to survive after a global disaster. We’ll be joined by Raphael van Lierop, Creative Director and founder of developer Hinterland Games!