6th April 2018
24 playable independent games heading to EGX Rezzed thanks to ID@Xbox
An incredible 24 playable games are coming to EGX Rezzed 2018 courtesy of the ID@Xbox program. The list includes the highly anticipated Below as well as Frostpunk, from the makers of This War of Mine as well as Robocraft Infinity and Trailmakers.
“We’re excited to be back at EGX Rezzed with our biggest line-up ever. It’s incredibly humbling to see how the ID@Xbox programme has grown over the last five years to the point where there are now almost 800 games released from 477 studios around the world.
“Over that time, gamers have spent more than 4 billion hours – more than 450,000 years of time – playing ID@Xbox games, and we can’t wait for players to come and try out some of the newest games at EGX Rezzed”, said Agostino Simonetta, ID@Xbox EMEA Regional Lead.
Read on for all the details and look out for more news very soon.
Below - Capybara Games (Xbox One Console Launch Exclusive - Xbox One X Enhanced)
BELOW is a procedural terrarium filled with life, mystery and death. Explore. Survive. Discover.
Bomber Crew - Runner Duck Games & Curve Digital (Xbox One)
Bomber Crew is a World War 2 strategic bombing sim, where completing the objective is just as important as keeping your crew alive, as death is permanent! Choose and train your crew, customize your Bomber, go chocks away and return victorious!
Children of Morta - Dead Mage & 11Bit Studios (Xbox One)
Become a member of the Bergson family as you hack and slash your way through endless hordes of enemies in this procedurally generated, narrative driven roguelike either alone or cooperatively. Experience not only what it means to be a hero, but to be part of a family.
Descenders - RageSquid & No More Robots (Xbox One)
Descenders is extreme downhill mountain biking for the modern era, with procedurally generated worlds, and where mistakes have real consequences. Will you lead your team to glory and become the next legendary Descender?
Flipping Death - Zoink Games (Xbox One)
Possess the living, aid the dead and flip between the worlds of Flipping Death - a puzzling adventure platformer where you find yourself filling in for Death. Maybe your new powers will help you solve the mystery of your own demise?
Frostpunk - 11Bit Studios (Windows 10)
Frostpunk is the first game of society survival. In an ultimately frozen world, people develop steam-powered technology to oppose the overwhelming cold. The city ruler has to manage both the inhabitants and the infrastructure the citizens live in.
GRIP - Caged Element Inc. & Wired Productions (Xbox One - Xbox One X Enhanced)
GRIP is a high octane, hardcore combat racer, packing ferocious speed and armed to the teeth with heavy weapons. Evolved from the age of street racing, the world of GRIP is brutal and cut-throat to the core. To win the race is never enough, greatness comes from the journey and the trail of merciless destruction you unleash upon your rivals along the way.
Harold Halibut - Slow Bros. (Xbox One)
Harold Halibut is a modern adventure game about the daily routine on a spaceship stuck undersea. Slip into the tiny shoes of Harold and enjoy the stop-motion feeling in this world made entirely out of craft materials like wood, clay and metal.
Huntdown - Easy Trigger Games & Coffee Stains Studios (Xbox One)
In the future, the police have lost control to the mighty gangs who now rule the streets. Where crime is king, the authorities put their trust in hired guns to solve the problem. A price is set on the gang leaders´ heads. It´s time for the Bounty Hunters — It´s time to hunt ´em down.
Insane Robots - Playniac (Xbox One)
Card battling HACKED! A riotous robot rebellion fought with fiendish card battles in survival arenas. Can you defeat The Kernel and save robotkind? Play the deep single-player campaign or compete in intense local and online multiplayer in Insane Robots.
Jump Gunners - NerdRage (Xbox One)
Jump Gunners is a 2D retro styled battle arena game for up to 4 players, matching fast paced hilarious recoil jumping mechanics, with tight arcade twin stick gameplay. Described as the beautiful child of Towerfall and Worms, Jump Gunners brings back the glory days of battling your friends around the TV! Featuring over 20 weapons, destructible environments and tons of hats, Jump Gunners is the definitive couch competitive game.
Kingdom: Two Crowns - Noio & Raw Fury (Xbox One)
In Kingdom: Two Crowns, players take on the roles of two monarch working cooperatively to build their kingdom up from nothing and securing it from the returning threat of the Greed. Building upon the award-winning minimalist strategy of the Kingdom franchise, only by working together can you ensure a lasting peace for your loyal subjects!
Moonlighter - Digital Sun & 11Bit studios (Xbox One & Windows 10)
Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements following the everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that dreams of becoming a hero.
My Time at Portia - Pathea Games & Team 17 (Xbox One)
Start a new life in the enchanting town of Portia! Restore your Pa's neglected workshop to its former glory, grow crops, raise animals, befriend the towns quirky inhabitants and uncover the mysteries this charming post-apocalyptic land has forgotten!
Nippon Marathon - Onion Soup Interactive & PQube (Xbox One)
Nippon Marathon is a multiplayer-focused, physics-driven party racing game set in Japan. Supporting one-to-four players, contestants race across levels themed around different areas of Japan; or take part in gameshow-themed party games designed for two-to-eight players.
Nothing To Fear - Dlala Studios (Xbox One & Windows 10)
Nothing To Fear is a trap-setting, scare-creating, object-mimicking, target-terrifying, puzzle-filled adventure game. Find creative ways to complete your missions and witness fear being restored as your victims share their spooky stories across social media. Take control of Mush, the heir to the Boogieman’s throne, as you scare your way across a hand drawn world featuring character designs by Mike Dietz (Earthworm Jim/The Neverhood).
PLANET ALPHA - Planet Alpha & Team 17 (Xbox One)
PLANET ALPHA is an atmospheric side-scrolling platform adventure game. Combining fast platforming, creative puzzles, stealth mechanics and a unique art style to create an unforgettable experience.You awake on a strange alien world that is home to many mysterious, exotic flora and fauna. As you explore the world around you, you'll uncover the ability to rotate and control the planet. Is this world really as tranquil and serene as it first appears and what more will you discover?
Robocraft Infinity - Freejam (Xbox One Console Launch Exclusive, Xbox One X Enhanced)
Build, drive, fight! Create fully customisable robots block-by-block that can drive, hover, walk and fly in the multiplayer combat game, Robocraft Infinity. Equip weapons from the future and jump into the driving seat as you battle for supremacy in multiple 5 vs 5 game modes (Battle Arena and Team Deathmatch) against players from across the world.
Starbound - Chucklefish (Xbox One Console Launch Exclusive & Windows 10)
In Starbound, you create your own story – there’s no wrong way to play! You may choose to save the universe from the forces that destroyed your home, uncovering greater galactic mysteries in the process, or you may wish to forego a heroic journey entirely in favor of colonizing uncharted planets.
Strange Brigade - Rebellion (Xbox One X Enhanced)
Egypt, the 1930s. Erased from ancient history and buried in a nameless tomb for 4,000 years, Seteki the Witch Queen has risen once again. Only one troop of daring heroes can stand against the fearsome power of Seteki and her army of mummified monstrosities: The Strange Brigade! Explore remarkable ruins, solve perilous puzzles and uncover tantalising treasure while blasting your way through an array of undead enemies in thrilling third-person action that’s certain to bring out your inner adventurer!
TerraTech - Payload Studios (Xbox One)
TerraTech is an open-world, sandbox adventure game, where you design and build your own creations through a mix of crafting, combat and discovery. Explore a hostile alien landscape, or design with creative freedom. The choice is yours.
Tormental - Gungrounds (Xbox One)
Mental, destroyer of worlds, builds a powerful portal on Earth which he uses to manifest his deepest, most violent thoughts into the real world. Enter the portal and blast your way through the worlds of his mind inhabited by hordes of monsters that you’ll have to face off in order to reach and defeat his ego. Let the showdown begin!
Trailmakers - Flashbulb Games (Xbox One Console Launch Exclusive)
Building a car, airplane, helicopter or walking robot in Trailmakers is as easy as playing with toy blocks. Take your machines on exciting expeditions, race them against your friends, or build the craziest contraptions you can imagine in our huge sandbox.
Wargroove - Chucklefish (Xbox One & Windows 10)
Wargroove is a turn-based strategy game for up to 4 players. Each player takes control of an army and its commander unit to wage war on their enemies! Wargroove is extremely easy to pick up and very difficult to master, with deep gameplay mechanics that complement strategic play.
EGX Rezzed is London's biggest games event, featuring hundreds of playable games with a strong focus on PC and indie titles as well as talks by well known game creators, a career fair offering advice on getting a job in games, board games and more. Tickets are available here.