Fight off disgusting beasts and enemies, drill for resources, search for ancient relics, craft technology and upgrades, and use a glove with special abilities in an adventure packed with action!
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (13) - 100% of the 13 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (85) - 98% of the 85 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 27, 2024

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“At Honour Bound Game Studios, we firmly believe in the power of collaboration and community-driven development. Early Access provides us with a unique opportunity to engage with our dedicated player base and integrate their invaluable feedback into the ongoing evolution of "Relic Odyssey: Ruins of Xantao."

We understand that great games are not built in isolation but thrive on the input and passion of players like you. Early Access allows us to share our vision and core gameplay experience while giving you an active role in shaping the game's future.

By opening the doors to Early Access, we aim to:

Forge a Strong Community: Early access will enable us to establish a dedicated community of players who share our enthusiasm for the game. Your insights and enthusiasm will help foster a sense of togetherness among our players.

Iterate and Improve: Your feedback, suggestions, and bug reports are invaluable in identifying areas for improvement. We are committed to continuously enhancing the game based on your input, ensuring a polished and engaging experience.

Balance and Refine Gameplay: Early Access provides an ideal environment for us to fine-tune game mechanics, balance gameplay, and explore new ideas. Your involvement helps us achieve a gameplay experience that satisfies both newcomers and seasoned players.

Transparency and Open Communication: We believe in transparent development. Early Access allows us to openly communicate our development roadmap, share progress updates, and address your questions and concerns directly.

Early Supporters' Benefits: As an early supporter, you get a front-row seat to witness the game's growth and transformation. Your involvement during Early Access is rewarded with a unique opportunity to influence the game's development.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Estimated duration will be from February 2024 to July 2024. Aiming to be full version in August 2024.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We plan for the full version will also include the Xantao Temple Level and Jungle Expedition Level as well as the final battle level with the Arch Enemy on a cloud base. We are hoping the full version will also include additional side quests, characters and weapons.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Early access will include the following major features:
Intense Sci-Fi Combat: Engage in thrilling battles in a futuristic setting.
Advanced Core Drilling Machinery/Vehicle: Operate powerful drilling equipment to unearth hidden treasures.
Dynamic Dungeon Generation: Explore ever-changing dungeons filled with surprises.
Boss and Mini-Boss Encounters: Face formidable adversaries that challenge your skills.
Immersive Storyline with Voiceovers: Experience a captivating narrative brought to life by voice over.
Confront the Queen's Lair: Prepare for an epic showdown in the Queen's lair, a battle of grand proportions.
Crafting System: Create upgrades, craft ammunition, and forge new weapons to enhance your arsenal.
Cinematic Cutscenes: Immerse yourself in the game's story through captivating cinematic sequences.
Humor-Driven: Enjoy a light-hearted and humorous approach that adds fun and laughter to your adventure.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“As we continue to develop and enhance "Relic Odyssey: Ruins of Xantao," we will adjust the pricing to reflect the additional content and features that we introduce. This approach allows us to maintain a fair balance between the value you receive and the cost of the game.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“A discord channel will be used where players can provide feedback and report issues.
Feature voting will be processed via discord for selected features.”
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About This Game

Follow Samuel , Sarah, and Clunky, on a perilous journey through Relic Odyssey: Ruins of Xantao. Brace yourself as you confront disgusting beasts, ruthless smugglers, and the enigmatic "Collector" - a mad man who will stop at nothing to obtain the power hidden within the ruins of Xantao.

Fight off creatures using an array of weapons and gadgets. Experience different types of enemies and fighting styles as you make your way through research centres, lairs, and ruins!

Scan for enemies and resources using your AVARITE POWERED GLOVES! Have fun pushing and pulling enemies through lairs and ruins. Use this same ability to manipulate your environment!

Collect resources for CRAFTING new weapons and upgrades! Collect rare resources throughout the lairs and ruins then use them to craft technology like mobile medical bays and upgrades for the drilling rig.

Drill down into the enigmatic depths of the planet Valtar, on a quest to unearth the long-lost city of Xantao. With our PROCEDURALLY GENERATED LEVELS, each descent is a new challenge, presenting new environments, enemies, and treasures.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Fight against beasts, creatures & robots.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 8
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 - 4G VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 25 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 11
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 3.3 Ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 - 8G VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 25 GB available space

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