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Release Calendar: February 26 – March 2

We gotta say, 2018 is off to a strong start so far, with SO MANY games coming out! Here’s what  ID@Xbox is bringing you, next week:

Immortal Redneck (February 27)

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Immortal Redneck is an FPS set in Egypt with rogue-lite elements. The game mixes old-school first-person shooter action with a rogue-lite mechanics. Frantic gameplay, twitch controls and an arcade-style feel meet randomly generated dungeons, a complete skill tree, permanent death and 9 classes with different traits. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Deep Rock Galactic (February 28)

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Deep Rock Galactic is a co-op-first sci-fi FPS featuring badass space Dwarves, 100% destructible environments, procedurally-generated caves, and endless hordes of alien monsters.

Hoxxes IV has the highest concentration of valuable minerals ever discovered; however, everything on the planet from the creatures to the fauna is extremely hostile. Good thing Deep Rock Galactic employs the best space miners in the universe: Dwarves! Combining two things Dwarves love most – mining and killing monsters – Hoxxes is the perfect job for any proud, space-faring Dwarf.

Launching into Xbox Game Preview on February 28! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Bridge Constructor Portal (February 28)

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Enter the Aperture Science Enrichment Center and experience the unique merging of the classic Portal™ and Bridge Constructor™ games. As a new employee in the Aperture Science test lab, it’s your job to build bridges, ramps, slides, and other constructions in 60 test chambers and get the Bendies safely across the finish line in their vehicles.

Ellen McLain, the original voice of GLaDOS, will guide you through the tutorial, and learn all the tips and tricks that make a true Aperture Science employee.

The bridge is a lie! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Darkest Dungeon (February 28)

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A challenging gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring.

Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes through twisted forests, forgotten warrens, ruined crypts, and beyond. You’ll battle not only unimaginable foes, but stress, famine, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Uncover strange mysteries, and pit your heroes against an array of fearsome monsters with an innovative strategic turn-based combat system. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Switch or Die Trying (February 28)

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A deceptively cute, hard-core platformer.

Die. Keep trying. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Israel, India, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Riftstar Raiders (February 28)

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The Spiral Arm has been plunged into chaos, hordes of WarSwarm, a hive-mind of alien AI, have waged war on humanity, and it’s fallen to the poster boy for the Federation’s ‘Most Wanted’ to save the galaxy… and turn a profit.

Enlist your most reliable teammates as Raiders to shoot and loot your way through 9 formidable four player co-op missions, wiping out swarms of aliens, feds and rival pirate gangs in this deep space, top down, shoot ‘em up. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Israel, India, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Pit People (March 2)

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In this fast-paced, turn-based, co-op adventure you’ll quest and explore, find awesome loot, customize your fighters, recruit strange species, and fight in tournaments! A full cast of tragically unique heroes awaits as you plot a course across an apocalyptic wonderland!

Dogged at every step by a mysterious and power-hungry narrator (Will Stamper, “BattleBlock Theater”), you’ll need to rally your troops and steel your wits if you hope to survive a hostile world filled with sinister electrobots, deadly vampires and brutally adorable cupcake people!

The game will launch out of Xbox Game Preview on March 2! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Turok (March 2)

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Turok is back and no dinosaur is safe!

When it was first released in 1997, Turok introduced gamers to a world teeming with cunning enemies, traps, puzzles, and deadly weapons, all within a vast 3D environment ready to explore. Now the classic game has been restored and enhanced with a new visual engine and exciting new features to sink your teeth into! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Republic of Ireland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

 

Turok 2: Seeds of Evil (March 2)

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Having defeated the Campaigner, Turok throws the Chronocepter into a waiting volcano to destroy it. Unfortunately, the blast awakens an even deadlier force: The Primagen.

Once again, a Turok is tasked with restoring peach to the land and stopping the Primagen from merging Earth with the nether world. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Austria, Belgium Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Republic of Ireland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

 

Shoppe Keep (March 2)

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Runaway indie hit Shoppe Keep has been enjoyed by over 100,000 gamers for PC as well as being nominated for Game of the Year on IndieDB in 2015.

Take a magical journey back in time to create your own fantasy retail business. Starting from scratch with a few shelves and limited stock availability, plan your displays and price your wares competitively to attract the most customers.

Develop your business by working out the perfect product selection to keep your customers returning. Employ staff in the form of helper bots, fantasy computerised-robots who can zap thieves, restock shelves and keep the shop looking spick and span as you focus on business expansion. Beware the crime-loving, hardened Barbarians who will be more likely to invade your business if you are successful. Expand and build your business by looking for new opportunities! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Mulaka (March 2)

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Dive into northern Mexico’s breathtaking landscapes with Mulaka, a 3D action-adventure game based on the rich indigenous culture of the Tarahumara. Renowned for their impressive running abilities, embark on the journey of a Sukurúame—a Tarahumara shaman—as you fight back the foulness corrupting the land, while drawing upon the powers of demigods.

From solving puzzles in environments inspired by real Sierra Tarahumara locations, to heated hand-to-hand combat with creatures pulled from the region’s mythology, find out why the Tarahumara have earned a reputation for being superhumans. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

The Story Goes On (March 2)

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You are the hero inside the storybook of an obsessed author pondering his life’s work.

Explore repeating worlds, befriend a talking scarecrow, and swing your sword really fast, all while uncovering the true, overarching adventure within. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Happy Gaming!
Suzanne Wallace
ID@Xbox Community Manager