ID@Xbox Blog

Release Calendar: May 28 – June 1

It’s going to be a big week! We have fourteen games coming out via the ID@Xbox program! There’s a LOT of adventure, a LOT of action, and a LOT of story. Enjoy!

Birdcakes (May 29)

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Step into a world of flying cupcake weaponry! After a picnic went horribly wrong, Pancake the flying cupcake will try to protect his girlfriend Cherry from hungry flies! Featuring randomly generated levels; colorful 2D art; tight shooting controls; and fluid aerial movement mechanics, you’ll be set for a wacky flight through the kitchen and beyond. Fly through 6 fly-infested worlds and destroy them with powerful candy bullets. Things won’t be so easy however! 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

 

Yoku’s Island Express (May 29)

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Meet Yoku, the pint-sized postman protagonist of Yoku’s Island Express! Use a unique blend of pinball mechanics, platforming and open world exploration to unlock the secrets of Mokumana Island, help the locals, awaken ancient deities and much more in this amazing new tropical adventure! 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

 

Shift Quantum (May 29)

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Shift Quantum is a cyber-noir action-puzzle platformer in black and white, with a unique gameplay mechanic called SHIFTING. Solve puzzles and create negative space by inverting the world and transform barriers into escape routes. Use this unique SHIFT mechanic to your advantage and overcome the game’s obstacles. 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

 

Moonlighter (May 29)

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Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements that demonstrates two sides of the coin—revealing everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that secretly dreams of becoming a hero. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Everywhere except Korea

 

Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition

(May 30)

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Set out on a grand adventure in this turn-based, retro style, pixel-art RPG, inspired by the great titles of the 90’s. Take on the roles of in-game players taking on the roles of their characters in a traditional pen and paper RPG session in the ultimate meta roleplaying experience. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Everywhere except Korea

 

ZAMB! Redux (May 30)

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ZAMB! Redux is a mash-up of a twin stick shooter and a tower defense game. Play with a friend, sibling or partner in couch co-op as two space agents, Cye (the brawler) and Chrome (the tactician). More info available on the official game website.

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

 

Die for Valhalla! (May 30)

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Hack, slash and crush your enemies! Possess and take full control of heroes, monsters and other things to help Vikings save their realm! Valhalla awaits! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, 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

 

STAY (May 30)

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When Quinn wakes up alone in a locked room with nothing of note save for a computer hooked up to an internet chat room in which you’re present, you become his single ray of hope. Your choices—and your timeliness—will single-handedly shape his escape efforts…or lead him down the path to an untimely end. 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

 

Earth Atlantis (June 1)

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Earth Atlantis is a side-scrolling shooter with an original “Monster-Hunting” gameplay. Search and hunt down dreadful sea monsters and explore the post-apocalyptic underwater world. Unlock multiple ships with special weapons and abilities for your journey and become a legendary hunter! 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

 

Mining Rail (June 1)

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Mining Rail is a roller coaster game. Get into in your mine cart and drive at high speed along the railway track, getting through the mine to the exit and down to the valley. The track is steep, the curves tight and the force tries to take your vehicle out of the bend.

Find your way through the Ghost Mine and the most impressive mines around the world and start a journey from deep inside the mountains down to the safe station at the end of the track. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Canada, Germany, United States

 

Rento Fortune – Monolit Tycoon (June 1)

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Rento is multiplayer business dice game. It is board game for 2 to 6 players. Trade lands, build houses, win auctions, roll wheel of fortune, risk in Russian Roulette and have fun! 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, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Oh…Sir! The Hollywood Roast (June 1)

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Oh…Sir! The Hollywood Roast is a spin-off to the surprise indie hit, Oh…Sir! The Insult Simulator. This time around we’re taking tinsel town down a few notches, whilst classing up the joint. More info available on the official game website.

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

 

The Journey Down: Chapter One (June 1)

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The first chapter in the three-part The Journey Down saga, a classic point-and-click series with an Afro-Caribbean twist. Get ready to embark on an epic journey of laughs and brain-teasing adventure! More info available on the official game website.

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

 

Lichtspeer: Double Speer Edition (June 1)

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Lichtspeer is an action arcade lightspear-throwing simulator based in an Ancient Germanic Future. Co-op mode for 2 players included! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Everywhere except Korea.

Happy Gaming!
Suzanne Wallace
ID@Xbox Community Manager