Some of them are understated, some of them are sassy, but they are all heroic in their own way. Hope you enjoy! Here are 8 (or so) super fun titles from ID@Xbox that feature a variety of female protagonists!
In Beyond Eyes you’ll step into the shoes of a young girl named Rae who was blinded as a young child. She leaves the comfort of her garden to courageously look for her pet cat Nani after she goes missing. With a beautiful painted style that fills in the world in bits as Rae experiences it, Beyond Eyes tries to capture the experience of the non-sighted in a way that sheds light on an experience that most of us will not have. Fans of beautiful art and unique experiences with love Beyond Eyes!
The Flame in the Flood
The Flame in the Flood is a fun and challenging survival game where you’ll step into the shoes on an unnamed girl as she travels down a procedurally generated river on raft. You’ll search for resources, craft tools, evade wildlife and do your best to stay healthy in a dangerous world. With a unique artstyle and fantastic soundtrack, The Flame in the Flood is a game you don’t want to miss!
The Turing Test
The Turing Test is a fascinating first person puzzle game that puts you into the shoes of Ava Turing, an engineer for the International Space Agency. Awoken by the station’s AI you’ll be tasked with entering the base on Europa. In order to do so you’ll need to complete a number of tests which are designed to only be solvable by a human. As you complete the puzzles you’ll learn more about the mysteries of the station, explore, protect, and survive. Fans of puzzle games with deep stories should check out The Turing Test!
Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse | Shantae: Half Genie Hero
Shantae is the sassy and lovable heroine of the Shantae games including Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse and Shantae: Half Genie Hero. In The Pirate’s Curse, you’ll place as a Shantae who has lost her magic and teams up with her nemesis to save Sequin Land from an evil curse. In Half Genie Hero, Shantae sets out to stop a crime wave that’s swept through Sequin Land, leading up to a showdown against her nemesis Risky Boots. Fans of action-platformers with a fun premise will love the Shantae games!
Oxenfree is a atmospheric and engaging supernatural thriller about a group of friends who open a ghostly rift. You’ll play as Alex, a bright young lady who brings her step-brother Jonas to a party on an old military island and is forced to deal with the fallout of the rift opening. You determine every aspect of Alex’s story as you explore the island, try to solve the mystery, and save your friends. Fans of fantastic storytelling and well written characters will love Oxenfree!
Enigmatis 1 and 2
In Enigmatis you’ll step into the shoes of an unnamed female protagonist, a detective who is investigating the mysterious town while dealing with her short-term memory loss. The sequel sees her following the adversary from the first game into a new mystery where she’ll save the mother of a little girl who’s disappeared into Ravenwood. Both titles feature Artifex Mundi’s fantastic seek and find gameplay and adds a ton of fantastic puzzles along with an intriguing premise that spans both titles. Fans of seek and find games and strong females characters will love the Enigmatis series!
Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight
Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight is a fun and beautiful side-scrolling action game in the metroidvania style. You’ll step into the shoes of Kaho, a priestess from the secluded village of Lun, who uses a sacred leaf to battle evil forces. She’s travelled to Karst to find the queen and hopefully bring an end to the evil plaguing her village. On her journey she’ll meet allies and enemies who will stand in her way or assist her in battle depending on your choices. Fans of fun and challenging action games won’t want to miss Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight!
Ninja Pizza Girl
Ninja Pizza Girl is a fun speedrunning platformer that focuses on a positive message. You play as pizza delivery ninja Gemma, a young girl working at her father’s pizza place. This game focuses on an uncommon message in games, self-esteem, bullying, and resilience. Focusing not only on quick delivery skills, but Gemma’s fight to keep her ideals, family, and their business intact during her journey. Fans of old-school platformers with a message will love Ninja Pizza Girl!