2D Adventure Game “Watch Over Christmas” Now on Consoles

Why does Santa always need saving? #TropesVsSanta

Indie game developer and publisher Dionous Games recently released their 2D adventure game Watch Over Christmas for Xbone, SeXbox, PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch. The game was released on Steam PC last holiday season.

Inspired by classic PC adventure games, Watch Over Christmas features point-and-click controls, a colorful, 2D art style, and fully voiced characters to tell its festive tale.

Here’s the official breakdown of Watch Over Christmas from Dionous Games, followed by the console trailer:

Watch Over Christmas is a unique Christmassy game that tells the story of a 12-year-old boy, Cisco, who is called upon to save everyone’s most beloved holiday. On the night before Christmas, an unexpected visitor will inform him that Santa has been kidnapped and that he is the only hope of saving Christmas as we know it. Through numerous fun and challenging puzzles, Cisco will find himself on a quest to rescue Santa and the magic of Holidays.

Watch Over Christmas is a game designed with all the elements of classic point-and-click adventure games with a modern twist. Story-driven, no-moon-logic puzzles and beautiful exploration are the key elements that unfold the magic of playing and offer a Christmas experience suitable for all ages. More than 60 stunning hand-drawn backgrounds, an original score, and a special companion are just a few features that complement the game’s atmosphere.


  • Classic 2D point-and-click style.
    A unique story within one night, the night before Christmas.
  • Fun and challenging mini-game puzzles.
  • 60+ stunning hand-drawn environments.
  • Beautiful 2D animations.
  • Fully voiced characters and dialogues.
  • Original soundtrack.
  • And a surprise companion.

Watch Over Christmas is available now for Xbone, SeXbox, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and Steam PC via each platform’s digital storefront.

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