New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning January 28th, 2019

By Rebecca Smith, 23 days ago
There's a distinct increase in the number of titles we'll be getting this week. There's still only a couple of retail releases, but at least one of them is the latest installment in the Kingdom Hearts franchise. ID@Xbox brings six of the remaining titles, including Radiation Blue and Team17's space station management title. Finally, there's the next title in the 8-Bit RTS Series and the third title in the Deponia franchise. For more information on each of those titles and more, check out the list below, and scroll to the bottom for prices and download links:

Retail Titles

DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders

Release date: January 31st in Australia, February 1st in Europe, February 15th in North America
DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders achievements: TBA
A new heroic dragon and rider are taking to the skies and only you can help them defeat the evil villains who destroyed a dragon sanctuary created by Hiccup, Toothless, and his dragon riders.

When the island of Havenholme is found in ruins, mysterious survivors emerge as unlikely future heroes. Scribbler is a scholar who cannot remember his past while Patch is a unique breed of dragon, a “chimeragon,” with new, unexpected powers they discover along the way. Together they must explore new islands, battle fierce enemies and recover the memories that reveal Patch’s true origin in this fun and fiery new action adventure.
DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders

KINGDOM HEARTS III

Release date: January 29th
KINGDOM HEARTS III achievements: 45 achievements
The latest entry in the KINGDOM HEARTS series.

Having learned that all their struggles thus far were engineered by Master Xehanort in his plot to start another Keyblade War, Sora and his friends continue their search for seven guardians of light capable of standing against the coming darkness. King Mickey and Riku seek out Keyblade veterans from the past, while Sora, Donald, and Goofy begin a new odyssey across Disney worlds to claim the "power of waking."

Wiser from his many adventures, Sora is about to face his greatest challenge yet. For the first time in KINGDOM HEARTS III, Sora will travel across Pixar and other exciting new Disney worlds that lend the story a grander scale than ever before seen in the series. The battle system reaches new heights as well with thrilling action, rideable theme park attractions, and spectacular team-up moves with Disney's beloved characters. KINGDOM HEARTS inspires and entertains unlike anything else out there. Don't miss this brand new installment.
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ID@Xbox Titles - Retail and Digital

Genesis Alpha One

Release date: January 29th
Genesis Alpha One achievements: 28 achievements
Genesis Alpha One mixes thrilling roguelike mechanics with a deep ship builder and fast first-person action, putting you in the role of an interstellar pioneer. 

In a near future ravaged by wars, corrupt regimes and devastating pollution, influential corporations have created the Genesis program in a last-ditch attempt to save humanity.

As the Captain of a Genesis starship, you journey into uncharted space on the ultimate mission. Build and manage a space vessel, farm resources, deal with terrifying alien infestations, clone creatures and explore a vast, randomly generated universe.

Your goal: Find new homes for humanity’s DNA and save the species from extinction.
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ID@Xbox Titles - Digital Only

Animal Super Squad

Release date: February 1st
Animal Super Squad achievements: 17 achievements
Animal Super Squad is a physics-based adventure game that lets you play as your favorite animal. Speed through a world full of dangers and bananas. Create your own levels, share them with the community, or forget all that nonsense and just play other people’s stuff.

A new and creative game where a big part of the gameplay is created and shared by the community, Animal Super Squad players can create their own maps, upvote the best maps, and have a chance at being featured in the Weekly Spotlight. All gameplay assets used by the developer are available in the level editor, consisting of hundreds of assets and easy-to-use scripts. However, if you just want to play other people’s maps instead of creating your own, that’s perfectly fine too, we won’t judge you, everyone’s welcome here buddy.

Naturally, you can play the developer-made Adventure Mode as well, which feature a smooth learning curve in the beginning, and frustratingly impossible levels in the end.
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BOMBFEST

Release date: January 31st
BOMBFEST achievements: 34 achievements
BOMBFEST is an award-winning party game for you and up to three friends! Battle in wooden forts, on folding chairs, and inside the kitchen sink as you attempt to be the last player standing. Use bombs to eliminate your foes, but don’t get caught in a chain reaction of explosions!

Featuring accessible controls, a whimsical style, and chaotic physics, BOMBFEST is fun for all ages and skill levels. Unlock new levels, bombs, characters, and outfits as you blow up both enemy and friend alike. Don't have three folks nearby? No problem! Our handy dandy toy AI will give you a run for your money!
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DayD: Through Time

Release date: January 30th
DayD: Through Time Achievements: TBA
Brian is a gifted and eccentric scientist who has created a time machine and traveled into the past! But it turns out you can’t expect a careless stroll through the lands of the dinosaurs. His former friend, Doctor Terrible, is already here! He created a time machine before Brian and has already managed to install game machines in the dinosaur era!
Can you stop Doctor Terrible? This adventure is full of mysteries, adventure, and of course, journeys through time!

Do you know what you’ll encounter in this incredible adventure? 50 unique locations, a huge variety of quests, unique dinosaurs, and an exciting and uplifting plot – you can find all this in our game. Build structures, tame dinosaurs, play slots, organize resource distribution and construct unique buildings. Easy controls and simple game mechanics help you quickly get to grips with how it all works. But if you still have difficulties, you can always turn on the help menu.
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Wargroove

Release date: February 1st
Wargroove achievements: 23 achievements
Command an army, customize battlefields, and challenge your friends, in this richly detailed return to retro turn-based combat!

When war breaks out in the Kingdom of Cherrystone, the young Queen Mercia must flee her home. Pursued by her foes, the only way to save her kingdom is travel to new lands in search of allies. But who will she meet along the way, and what sinister challenges will she face?
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World Enduro Rally

Release date: January 30th
World Enduro Rally achievements: TBA
World Enduro Rally is the best enduro racing game available.

Beat your friends' best times in amazing locations such as China, Yosemite National Park, Iguazú Falls or The Golden Gate in San Francisco. Race through canyons in Australia, test your skills in the most wonderful glaciers of Argentina, or immerse yourself in the most beautiful forests of Spain.
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Other Digital Titles

8-Bit Hordes

8-Bit Hordes achievements: 25 achievements
Release date: February 1st
Dominate the battlefield in 8-Bit Hordes, a colorful fantasy RTS in which players of all levels can storm castles, slay dragons and raid haunted cemeteries. Command one of two factions - The daunting Orcs and their undead allies of the DeathSworn, or the brave elves, humans and dwarves of the Lightbringers - and destroy your enemies.
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Goodbye Deponia

Release date: January 30th
Goodbye Deponia achievements: TBA
The Organon plans the destruction of Deponia, the lovely Goal has (once again) disappeared, and anti-hero Rufus just can't seem to stop getting in his own way.

All inventor and free spirit Rufus wanted to do was to get off the junkyard planet of Deponia and move to Elysium, the paradise orbiting Deponia as a spaceship reserved for the highest echelons of society. Goal, the ex-Elysian girl that Rufus has fallen head over heels for, still seems to be the key to his endeavor...and to the elevator that will get him to space. Finally, Rufus has come up with a seemingly perfect plan.
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Windows 10 Titles

Wargroove

Release date: February 1st
Wargroove achievements: 23 achievements
Command an army, customize battlefields, and challenge your friends, in this richly detailed return to retro turn-based combat!

When war breaks out in the Kingdom of Cherrystone, the young Queen Mercia must flee her home. Pursued by her foes, the only way to save her kingdom is travel to new lands in search of allies. But who will she meet along the way, and what sinister challenges will she face?
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Xbox One Games

Product Price
8-Bit Hordes includes: 8-Bit RTS Series
8-Bit Hordes
Coming soon View
Animal Super Squad $9.99 View
BOMBFEST $19.99 View
DayD: Through Time Coming soon Coming Soon
DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders $39.99 View
Genesis Alpha One $29.99 View
Goodbye Deponia Coming soon Coming Soon
KINGDOM HEARTS III - Bundle $59.99 View
Wargroove $19.99 View
World Enduro Rally Coming soon Coming Soon

Windows Games

Product Price
Wargroove $19.99 View
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.