Weekend Announcements April 7-9th: Goliath, Race The Sun, Sacred Fire and More

By Rebecca Smith,
The weekend has passed and we bring news of four new titles that were announced over those three days. In a nice turn up for the books, all of them are confirmed to be appearing on Xbox One. Lets take a look:


The title begins with yet another person who hasn't been warned to stay away from mysterious rifts. After stumbling through it, the player protagonist finds themself in a world consisting of fragments of dead civilizations and futuristic technological marvels. Different factions are battling for supremacy across this new planet, but there is one thing that terrifies them all: the Goliaths. However, they don't scare you if you know how to make your own. Upgrade your Goliath and find your place in the world — will you aim for peace deals or will you accelerate the war? The decision is yours but choose wisely. The title will be available in Q3 2017.


Jettomero: Hero of the Universe

This title is a difficult one to describe. Players assume the role of a rather clumsy and giant red robot — we'll assume that he's called Jettomero. In this futuristic world, humanity has been scattered across the remaining stars in the hostile universe. It is Jettomero's role to learn the truth about their fate and to protect them from their inevitable death. Hopefully he can do this without destroying them first. The game is due to be released later this year.

Race The Sun

Flippfly's upcoming title was supposed to be a surprise, but then the achievement list appeared here and the cat was let out of the bag. Players control a solar craft. Understandably the sun is rather important for powering this craft, but it is rapidly setting on the horizon. Players must hurtle at breakneck speed towards the setting sun in a race against time. Catching energy boosts will momentarily reverse the setting sun, but the race still seems futile. See how well you do when the game finally arrives on Xbox One on April 21st.

Sacred Fire

Rome wishes to conquer Caledonia but has so far been met with fierce resistance. When a new queen, Morrigan, rises to power at Dunadd, you face a choice. Will you unite the Caledonian tribes and end this war, or will you unite them to crush Rome completely? This turn-based RPG doesn't place its emphasis on weapons, attacks and enemy types. Instead, players must manipulate the psychology of the game's characters to solve conflicts and succeed as a leader. However, you won't start the game as a leader; you must earn this right through self-control, willpower and influence. While this title will be coming to Xbox One, console ports won't happen until after the PC's release early next year. Perhaps patience is also a useful trait to have.

Join us later this week for the rest of the weekend news.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.
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