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E3 Trailer: Xbox One Console Launch Exclusive ‘Tunic’

Microsoft showed a new trailer for “Tunic,” an artful hack-and-slash game, during the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing. The game is being made by a single independent designer: Nova Scotia’s Andrew Shouldice, who announced the project under the studio name Dicey. “Tunic” is being published by Finji.

“‘Tunic’ is an isometric action adventure about a tiny fox in a big world,” Finji said in an Xbox Wire news release. “Embark on an adventuresome questabout set in that place just beyond the farthest you’ve ever been! Explore ancient ruins, fight monsters, and uncover mysterious secrets.”

First shown at last year’s E3, the game was formerly known as “Secret Legend.” It has been confirmed for Xbox One and Steam, and is slated for release sometime in 2019.

The Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off Sunday with the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing at 1 p.m. PT; you can watch the broadcast live here. The presser is being held at the Microsoft Theater across the street from the main event area. This year’s E3 takes place this week, from June 12 to June 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Twitch’s official coverage of the event began in earnest Sunday afternoon.

Follow all of Variety‘s E3 2018 coverage, which includes breaking news, original interviews, and hands-on impressions, right here.

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