XSEED Games to Showcase Diverse Lineup of Upcoming Titles With Six Hands-on Demos at PAX East 2023
Indie Mysteries, Epic Adventures, Wholesome Life-sim, Roguelite Cooking, and More Await Attendees!
TORRANCE, Calif. – March 16, 2023 – XSEED Games today revealed the lineup of titles the publisher will showcase at PAX East 2023, taking place at the Boston Convention Center from March 23-26. The publisher will have hands-on demo experiences for a number of upcoming titles including the recently announced indie roguelite, Cuisineer, and STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life, a modern remake of one of the original farm/life sim series’ most popular titles.
Attendees can look forward to hands-on time with the games listed below, and more, at XSEED Games booth in the Expo Hall, #17031.
Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories [Multiplatform ‒ April 6, 2023]
Melons are illegal; a hedgehog is running for mayor; a baby ghost keeps terrorizing everyone, and your best friend just went missing. Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories is a story-exploration game from indie developer Froach Club, set in a small town full of shady and eccentric animals. Comb through a pixelated, Game Boy-inspired world accompanied by a jazzy lo-fi soundtrack in order to track down your missing friend. And who knows? You might find that you’ve bitten off more than you can chew…
Trinity Trigger [Multiplatform ‒ April 25, 2023]
Developed by FuRyu, Trinity Trigger is an all-new action role-playing game combining the look and feel of iconic RPGs of the ‘90s with an emphasis on fast-paced, customizable combat. Players take control of three young heroes as they attempt to defy fate and save the continent of Trinitia. Accompanying them are the Triggers, strange creatures with the unique ability to transform into eight types of weapons that players must master if they hope to be successful on their quest. Whether playing alone or with up to two friends via local co-op, explore diverse biomes and dungeons, strategize to exploit enemy weaknesses, and change your destiny!
Loop8: Summer of Gods [Multiplatform ‒ June 6, 2023]
Loop8: Summer of Gods is a coming-of-age RPG that follows protagonist Nini and his classmates as they try to defeat the Kegai, demonic entities who have forced humanity to the brink of extinction. Raised on a failed space station known as “Hope,” Nini returns to Earth to spend his summer in Ashihara, one of humanity’s last remaining sanctuaries. Gifted with “Demon Sight,” Nini can use his special connection to the gods to reset the world, with each loop allowing him and his allies to relive the 8th month over and over until they get it right…or the Kegai overwhelm them entirely.
STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life [Multiplatform – June 27, 2023]
An unforgettable tale of friendship, family, and farming blooms back to life for a new generation. Originally released for the Nintendo GameCube (and later the PlayStation 2), the STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life remake introduces a plethora of new events, enhanced festivals, a cornucopia of never-before-seen crops, and even more recipes to cook. Returning fans will find plenty of exciting updates to Forgotten Valley, while newcomers to the series will discover the joys of cozy farm life and the extraordinary characters that make this series shine.
AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed Director’s Cut [Multiplatform – Summer 2023]
First released in the West in 2014, AKIBA’s TRIP: Undead & Undressed brings the Akihabara-based, vampire-slaying action-RPG to the Nintendo Switch for the first time as the Director’s Cut. This new edition features all the awesome otaku content from the previous release, including the original game’s DLC, plus an all-new story route focusing on the lovable Finnish maid Kati Räikkönen, complete with all-new voice over in Japanese and English featuring the original cast.
Cuisineer [PC ‒ Summer 2023]
Step into the shoes of Pom, a cook with a taste for adventure, as she returns to her hometown of Paell to find her parents gone and their beloved restaurant abandoned. Now it’s up to her to turn the eatery’s fortunes around! Armed with her trusty spatula and a supply of refreshing boba tea, Pom will need to venture through dangerous and diverse dungeons to harvest all the ingredients she’ll need before returning home to cook up tasty dishes. Serve her loyal patrons, customize her dining hall with the help of local artisans, and watch out for the lunch rush in this roguelite action title!