This year’s E3 saw Microsoft devote a fair amount of time to their upcoming ID@Xbox games, with the media briefing showcasing a number of high profile titles. These included the likes of the unique platformer Cuphead, the free-to-play Gigantic, Tacoma, Ashen and Beyond Eyes. However, these were only a fraction of the game that are currently in development for the Xbox One by indie developers, with some previously announced games given no time on stage at all.
They have now fixed that though as Major Nelson has revealed the full extent of the games currently being worked on by those participating in the ID@Xbox program as well as trailers for each and every title. Altogether, that makes 124 gamesWe’ve included all of the titles below along with a brief description provided by the Xbox team. To see the trailer for the game, just click the name of the game.
6180 the moon – A platformer with a fresh, unseen gameplay style created by connecting the top and bottom of the screen, 6180 the moon delivers a delightful mechanic of long jumps with no fear of “slipping” to death. The game also delivers a unique storyline — The Sun has gone. The Moon sets off on a journey to find the Sun. Along the way will be hazardous courses and deep realizations.
Acorn Assult Roden Revolution – Acorn Assault: Rodent Revolution is a historically inaccurate retelling of the French revolution with squirrels. With a unique match-three mechanic, players have to carefully maneuver their rodent army and anticipate their opponent’s next moves. The campaign features 25 campaign levels to battle through, and of course, players can take a friend to the battlefield in multiplayer!
Action News Heroes – Network X feeds the masses pure sensationalism, violence, and despair… exactly what the people want. Your job is to destroy their enemies on live TV as Network X’s top hit news program, “Action News Heroes”. Put on a show to boost Network X’s ratings, and if you die trying… activate your finest clone and try again. War has never been so much fun with this classic twin stick top down shooter!
Adventures of Pip – Pip is a single-pixel in a 32-bit world who proves that you can’t judge a hero by the fidelity of his shaders. Pip gets bigger with pixels absorbed from enemies, and smaller when he uses his pixels against foes or obstacles. Players can explore five stylized worlds and experience up to ten hours of epic adventure while saving Pip’s village from the evil Queen DeRezzia.
Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space – John T. Longy is a night-watchman at a secret research facility. Knocked unconscious by an explosion, he wakes in the complex’s basement. As he begins to explore the base he encounters strange, unearthly organisms. Is this because of some sort of biological experiment gone wrong? John will need to fight for survival as he unravel the mysteries and solves the puzzles that lie ahead…
ALL THINGS GO BOOM – ALL THINGS GO BOOM! is a tank party game that features frantic gameplay in an entirely destructible environment. Customize your cannon on the fly to create ridiculous weapons such as Explosive-Heat-Seeking-Shotguns or Gatling-Incendiary-Rocket Launchers. Launch nukes, plant blackhole mines, and use other insane power-ups to claim victory over the battlefield.
Anima Gate of Memories – Set in Gaïa, a world which combines fantasy with magic-based technology, Gate of Memories is a third person action RPG that tells the story of two beings bound by an unwilling pact, an ancient monster and a girl who lost her past. Both will be swallowed in a spiral of chaos, becoming trapped in a tower made of the memories of seven beings who, like them, were fated to end their very existence.
Aritana and The Harpy’s Feather – Aritana was 2014 Brazil’s leading title, earning three “Best Game” prizes, one “Best Sound” prize and three nominations. High quality graphics and solid gameplay made this title a resounding Brazilian success. The story relies heavily on Brazilian culture, delivering to international market something fresh and enjoyable. Embark on this new experience and face the rainforest dangers!
Ashen – Ashen is an action RPG about a wanderer in search of a place to call home. There is no sun and the natural light that exists comes from eruptions that cover the land in ash. This is a world where nothing lasts, no matter how tightly you cling to it. At its core, Ashen is about forging relationships. Players can guide those they trust to their camp – together, you might just stand a chance.
Bacon Man – There’s a conspiracy brewing in the world of Nomround. Old King Roast Beef has been brutally murdered, and his obviously innocent grandson Bacon Man has been framed by the Food Kings. With the weight of the world resting on his shoulders and his trusty toaster gun by his side, Bacon Man will fight through the food groups and confront those who condemned him.
Baila Latino – Baila Latino is fun for your whole family! Children and adults alike will love dancing to the family-friendly Latin American music in this game, created by professional dancers Carlo Romano and Vera Sokolova from the prestigious Carolyn Smith Dance Academy. Up to four players can play at the same time, and lyrics are included so while you are dancing, the others can sing!
Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians – Interact with a breathing musical environment, solve puzzles to unlock your path and defeat the evil Prince Maestro to save Beatbuddy’s beloved homeland Symphonia in this beautiful hand drawn Action-Adventure. The charming story, contributed by RHIANNA PRATCHETT comes to life with an exclusive soundtrack produced by composers like AUSTIN WINTORY and PAROV STELAR.
Beyond Eyes – Beyond Eyes is a modern fairy tale about finding courage and friendship. Step by step, uncover an incredible world, carefully guiding Rae, a young blind girl, on a life changing journey.
Beyond Flesh and Blood – Beyond Flesh and Blood is a third person shooter – and a baptism of fire. Ethan is a U.G.R. engineer sent back to reclaim Earth. Away from the Tree of Life – an orbital space station containing the last humans – his first real task is to survive as Earth’s 23rd century horrors unfurl and he is forced to kill in order to regain control of Manchester, UK. Hacker. Engineer. Warrior?
Blast Em Bunnies – Defend your burrow from a horde of evil bunnies! Pick them off using your carrot rifle, pelt their furry hides with your watermelon machine gun or wreak havoc with your runner bean laser. Want to destroy as many of their colony as possible? Your turnip mortar will do maximum splash damage. These crafty cottontails come in all shapes and sizes. Grab your favorite weapon and…Blast ‘Em Bunnies!
Blues and Bullets – Blues and Bullets is an episodic noir adventure game in which players will control Eliot Ness, former leader of the legendary Untouchables, who’s trying to solve a terrible crime that will change him forever. This journey will take him to forge alliances with old enemies, pull out his gun and investigate outside the law through the dirty guts of the decadent city of Santa Esperanza.
Buildanauts – Ever dreamed of putting on a hard hat and driving an excavator through a construction site? Now you can! Buildanauts™ is a fun construction game for all ages that allows you to survey, design, build, and manage your very own town. In Buildanauts, you’re the city planner, foreman, and mayor of a town you’ll build from the ground up.
Cashtronauts – Mine asteroids, hunt pirates, attack civilians, fight the police… just do whatever it takes to get as rich as you can as fast as you can! CASHTRONAUTS is a twin-stick space combat and trading game that takes place in an alternate universe where vicious capitalist dinosaurs rule the galaxy. Do you have what it takes to beat out the competition and dominate the market?
Charlotte Seeker – What happens when an experimental terraforming spaceship brimming with the seeds of life is adrift in space for millennia? Things get a bit out of hand. Traverse harsh landscapes, fight through swarms of creatures, and outwit cybernetic defenses. Plunder the ship’s technology, and use it to radically change your weapon and abilities, and play how you want. Test your skills, reflexes and tenacity.
Chronology – Chronology is an episodic puzzle-platform adventure where you defy time by manipulating the past and the future, in order to fix the present. Play as the Old Inventor and his sidekick The Snail, and take advantage of their special abilities – travel back and forth in time, stop time, manipulate objects and solve puzzles.
Clash – Clash is a fast-paced, four-player fantasy arena fighter. Highly praised by industry professionals, Clash is all about fun with your friends. The main focus of the game is to defeat your friends in a couch gaming manner. Each player has 2 combat options: a magical shield and a dash attack. There are four different game modes that have different objectives for players to compete against each other.
Cuphead – Cuphead is a single player or co-op run and gun platformer, heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by 1930s cartoons, the visuals are hand drawn and inked and the music is all original jazz recordings. Cuphead & Mugman traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and uncover hidden secrets.
Dad Beat Dads – Dad Beat Dads is a local multiplayer, multi-mode brawler for up to 4 players. In Smash N’ Grab, players fight to steal their opponents babies, while keeping their own baby safe. The player who brings the most babies back to their base, wins! Diaper Sniper has Dads fighting to grab the Diaper Brick, then knocking each other out, dodge-ball style. It’s a full on Father Frenzy!
Dark Raid Bot Wars – Dark Raid Bot Wars is a multi-player shooter developed with UE4 for Xbox One and PC. DRBW is a sequel game to Vector Games’ first title Dark Raid and it takes place 300 years later. After the great war, victorious mankind and peaceful alien species became allies and formed ‘Galactic Union’. In every 10 years, Galactic Union celebrates the anniversary with a great tournament called ‘Bot Wars’.
Deathtrap – Set in the dark realm of Ink, this Tower Defense / Action RPG lets players set traps or fight themselves against hordes of monsters.
Draw A Stickman: EPIC – Use Kinect to draw fire, weapons, and your stickman hero. Save your friend and defeat Zarp before it’s too late!
Elliot Quest – After Elliot’s wife disappears, he falls sick & attempts to take his own life–only to discover that he can’t die. Plagued by nightmares, Elliot seeks out a local Sage who tells him that he’s the victim of a rare curse from a demon called a Satar, which is slowly transforming him. His only hope is to ask for the help of one of the island’s Guardians, who have kept the Satar from taking over Urele.
Ender of Fire – After the Forest War, a local war waged on between the Beast tribes and the Human-Elf alliance. The only way to truly end this accursed war is to defeat the Elders of the Beast tribes and the ancient being known as The One. Play as a Knight, Archer, Mage, or Barbarian, each with their own skills in this local co-op, side-scrolling fantasy action game.
ENKI – ENKI is a first person survival horror with multiple endings. It is a desperate attempt to escape the madness of a serial killer in cold blood, connected with a mysterious satanic cult. Will you be able to save your life and put an end to all this?
Extreme Exorcism – Take on the role of Mae Barrons; an Extreme Exorcist with extreme measures. Her supernatural skills are called upon when everything and everyone else has failed to rid a haunted house of its ghostly presence. Mae comes armed with a deadly arsenal of weapons, from rocket launchers to boomerangs. But at the end of each round, a ghost appears to mimic Mae’s every move from the round before.
FAT CITY – Help Chris Knox and his team of highly-skilled hustlers plan and pull off audacious heists from high-value targets to fill the coffers of a surreptitious crime syndicate in exchange for the life of a loved one. In this action-puzzler with 60 targets spread throughout New York City, players will use their cunning and brain power to pull in the big bucks in the city that never sleeps.
Fermi’s Path – Jump into the role of Fermi, a small particle on a terrific voyage through subatomic space. Driven by the rhythm of the music, players collect tokens, avoid obstacles and eliminate incoming particles in ever-accelerating levels to break the top score! Unlock levels in Infinity Mode, where only a player’s skills set limits to the score they can achieve.
G’: Into the Rain – Explore the vast uncharted mystery of The Rain, a solar-system spanning shock wave of gas and dust from far, far away. Climb aboard Ptolemy Station and fire salvos of sub-etheric reconnaissance rockets into increasingly challenging fields where Iceteroids, theophosphorus and quicksand clouds make your mission much more work than your employers led you to believe.
Gemini – Gemini is a poetic video game about a journey of two stars and an artistic expression of personal values and beliefs about life and human relationships. The two stars dance and surf in fluid motions, explore a mythical world, interact with a responsive environment, and overcome obstacles. Wordless, it gives the player freedom to determine the meaning of the narrative through playful exploration.
Generic Space Shooter – Welcome to an epic world of endless carnage where you can battle alien foes at lightning fast speeds and engage in mind meltingly epic boss battles. Immerse yourself in a beautifully hand crafted world, with visually stunning top down graphics and unlimited action packed levels. Turn up the heat with 8 unique powerups and over 30 unlockable spacecraft! The question is, how long can you survive?
GlitchRunners – Glitchrunners is a chaotic local multiplayer game in which players break into abandoned videogames to steal from the Architect – a builder of game worlds who will do whatever it takes to guard their creation. With Xbox SmartGlass, players can become the Architect and take complete control of the world– throw cars, collapse buildings or unleash special powers in the race to take out their friends!
Goat Simulator: Mmore Goatz Edition – The days of fantasizing about being a goat in a simulated MMO and/or the middle of a zombie apocalypse are over; the time is now! Experience faction warfare as a Warrior, Rogue, Magician, Hunter or Microwave and or craft anything (as long as it’s one of a half dozen weapons) to help make it through the most realistic goat survival experience made to date! Or just be a zombie goat!
Great Emoticon – Welcome to the cruel world of The Great Emoticon – the most pleasant post-apocalyptic tale ever.
Guns, Gore, and Cannoli – Prepare yourself for a non-stop, action-packed, completely over-the-top, fast-pased, platform game set against the gangster heyday of the roaring twenties. Lose yourself in an exciting, elaborate tale of the underground and underworld. Experience friendship, betrayal, vengeance, and witness first hand the rise and fall of a criminal mastermind. This is survival horror, wiseguy style… Capisce?
Gunscape – Gunscape is an FPS world-building hybrid in which gamers create, share and enjoy their own levels as well as discover and play maps created by others. Inspired by classic shooters, Gunscape takes all their most memorable elements and puts them in a toolkit. Don’t like building stuff? Then just blast your way through hordes of monsters or duel with other players online or split-screen!
Happy Dungeons – Happy Dungeons is a free-to–play action RPG that can be enjoyed by up to 4 players. Cartoon-style Warrior, Cleric or Mage fights against Demons, Zombies, and Goblins. Go through the dungeon and collect more than 1000 kinds of items to create your original characters. A new story will be added every 2 months, and you will obtain new items by fighting new enemies.
HeartZ – HeartZ is a sweet concoction of platform, action and puzzle. Kick, jump, barf, teleport, explode, hack, scare, bite your way through finely tweaked and evil level designs! HeartZ can be played solo or up to 3 players locally. Each and every mechanism and level is designed to gracefully adapt to the number of players – making it an awesome solo experience, and a wicked multiplayer one!
HTR+ High Tech Racing – HTR+ is a slot car racing simulation, a virtual cersion of the classic toy of the ’80s and ’90s. Offers 3 difficulty levels and 20 tracks that include several challenges like loops, jumps, crossroads, narrows, and high speed curves. You can even build your own tracks with the highly intuitive Track Editor and share your tracks online. More than 100,000 tracks are available for download.
Hush – Inspired by fears people typically experience during childhood, HUSH portrays the story of Ashlyn, her best friend GoGo and the mysterious orphanage she ends up in. She’ll have to fight her way through this nightmarish place, face her deepest fears, and be able to use them to her advantage. Overcoming one’s fears is part of growing up, and that’s exactly what Ashlyn’s about to do.
Hyper Void – HYPER VOID is a 3D space-shooter that drives action not only in regular outer space, but right inside intergalactic wormholes! The game puts every skill the player has to a test through 29 levels packed with challenging enemy encounters and enormous boss battles; all throughout awesome brain-twisting wormholes rendered in gorgeous high definition graphics never seen before in a space shooter game.
Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing – Young Van Helsing and his companion Lady Katarina must resolve the dark conflicts of Borgovia and fight hordes of monsters in this Gothic Action RPG.
Inside My Radio – Can you beat the beat? Journey as a green LED mysteriously trapped inside a dying boombox and play the ultimate musical experience. In this rhythmic platform adventure, your every action needs to be right on the beat. Bring electro, dub and disco music back to life!
ION – From the creator of “DayZ” and inspired by the cult favourite “Space Station 13”; “ION” is an emergent narrative massively-multiplayer online game in which players will build, live in and inevitably die in huge floating galactic constructions as humanity makes its first steps colonizing the universe. Technology from Improbable allows ION to have a massive interconnected universe with fully simulated environments such as power grids, air pressure and heat; all to help stave off the unending vacuum of space. First on PC and Xbox One Game Preview Program.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance – A humble young blacksmith loses everything to war. As he tries to fulfill the dying wish of his father, fate drags him into the thick of a conspiracy to save a kidnapped king and stop a bloody conflict. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a single-player RPG set in a large-scale, open-world, medieval sandbox, brought to life with a nonlinear story and unique, first-person melee combat.
Leo’s Fortune – Leo’s Fortune is an award-winning platform adventure game where you hunt down the cunning and mysterious thief that stole your gold. Beautifully hand-crafted levels bring the journey of Leo to life in this epic adventure. Voyage through lush environments, survive vicious traps, solve puzzles and uncover the truth behind Leo’s stolen fortune through 24 delightful levels.
Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey – Letter Quest is a turn-based RPG where players attack monsters by spelling words. The monsters fight back by creating letter tiles like poison, plague, stone, whirlwind, and more! But don’t worry – Grimm and Rose have a lot of tricks up their sleeves including upgradeable weapons, books that provide unique boosts, special items, upgrades, potions, and more!
Lovely Planet – First Person Gun Ballet set in a cutesy abstract world. Jump and shoot your way through five worlds full of treacherous enemies with your trusty semi-automatic! Coming to Xbox One in 2015.
Magnetic: Cage Closed – Magnetic: Cage Closed is a first person puzzle game that allows the player to manipulate and master magnetic forces. The mechanics are focused around a single tool: the magnet gun, with diverse applications that helps the player navigate the deadly futuristic prison-maze they have been cast into. Magnetic provides hours of puzzle-solving fun. If you get stuck remember: there is always a way out.
MelterMan – MelterMan is a 2D Building Platformer where players melt stuff, vacuum it up, and shoot it back out to repurpose the environment and save the toy factory! Featuring super cool melted goo physics, totally rad building block shooting mechanics, and the ability to melt teddy bears, MelterMan is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face. The game is a 2015 E3 College Game Competition finalist!
Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae – Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae is a high speed action battle game. Players take on the role of a warrior maiden forced to hunt down her best friend who has stolen a sacred demon blade. Players fight to end the feud between two warrior maidens.
Molecats – Molecats is an indirect-control puzzle adventure …with traps! Players lead Molecats through the tiled levels. Molecats cannot be controlled directly, but respond to player’s commands. Players can also manipulate the tiles directly by flipping, rotating or sliding them around the screen. Sticky traps, shiny secrets, strange creatures and tasty mushrooms await players in this zany game.
Munch Time 2 – Munch Time 2 is the multi-platform sequel to Gamistry’s 2012 iOS/Android game, expanding the game’s previous universe into the metroidvania genre. The lovably silly and acrobatically gifted chameleon Munch is back, this time finding himself stranded on an island with other funny little critters, and a couple of ominous monsters.
Nature’s Zombie Apocalypse – Animals are the heroes in this hilariously quirky zombie shooter. Elephants with miniguns and sloths with flamethrowers are just a few of the crazy combinations available to take on the undead. Flamingo turrets can be tactically placed to obliterate zombies, whilst kittens get carried off to safety by a friendly stork. Local co-op gaming has never been so much fun!
Neonchrome – Neonchrome is a top-down cyberpunk shooter set inside a massive arcology where the player will face off against countless minions controlled by the mad Overseer. Dark neon lit future is full of perils and after each death the player can improve his stats, choose a new character, and unlock roles and abilities. Who will save the arcology, the cunning hacker or the ruthless mercenary?
Ninja Pizza Girl – Ninja Pizza Girl is a game about self-esteem, bullying and resilience – and pizza delivering ninjas! In a world where slums teeter on top of skyscrapers, where powerful corporations exploit the poor and good pizza is hard to come by, our hero must fight to keep her ideals, her family and their business intact in face of the most merciless enemies known to any teenage girl – other teenagers.
No Time to Explain – No Time To Explain is a game about shooting the ground, putting on weight and setting your body on fire. Blast yourself through time and alternate realities to rescue your future-self from a giant crab sent by your evil time-twin from another dimension!
On Rusty Trails – Recently, the rain has been going haywire. Hero Elvis’ house has just dissolved into a pile of rust, and soon he will too! Good thing he gets his hands on a Shifty Suit! Now it is super easy to incognito himself and walk amongst suspicious hairy folk. He swiftly zooms over any obstacle and switches his form to avoid a rusty funeral. Black Pants present a fast-paced platformer with a color twist.
Ostrich Island – Volcano erupts! All archipelago residents have been evacuated, but one ostrich had his head in the sand. Players try to help him escape and rejoin his family. Adventure, RPG and Platformer boiled together in this happy game to create the unique experience for players.
Outward – Outward is an adventurer life sim: an open world RPG that focus on immersion rather than empowerment. The player isn’t a the godsent hero from a prophecy: he’s an adventurer, a traveler, an explorer. And most importantly, he’s vulnerable. The game breaks many conventions to offer a new type of experience, with the intent to create a new RPG sub-genre. The cherry on top: it can be played coop.
Pantasmal – Experience Terror that is Never the Same Twice with Phantasmal: City of Darkness, a procedurally generated survival horror game where every playthrough is completely different. You will need to face off against lurking, otherworldy horrors as well as a totally unpredictable procedurally generated environment. You simply cannot rely on your previous experience to guarantee safe passage.
Ping 1.5+ – PING 1.5+™ is an exciting new retro arcade style puzzle game. Aim the cube through various obstacles, avoid bombs, and break through blocks to reveal ways to reach the objective, the tasty orange. With each world comes a new challenging boss, a remixed mini-game inspired by 80s video games. PING 1.5+™ contains over 100+ stages to keep challenging your mind. Can you handle it?
Pixel Racing – Classic 8-bit graphics clash with the modern 3D era – welcome to the world’s first 3D pixel retro-cool racing game. Challenge up to four friends in crazy race modes. Enjoy fast arcade action and unlock new tracks and cars. Turn on your headlights and experience the thrill of a night race. Select your favorite car and get ready to burst ahead in the first 3D pixel championship of the world.
Planet of the Eyes – Planet of the Eyes is an action-puzzle platformer with a retro-sci-fi-inspired style. The player awakens as an exploration robot on an uncharted world. Driven by a strange urge to discover the source of a mysterious signal from the planet, the robot negotiates multiple dangers and learn more about his history through the encoded messages of a surviving crew member.
Polychromatic – Polychromatic is a physics-based arcade shooter with a pop of color. Dynamic gameplay is paired with a flat geometric art style and exhilarating soundtrack to create an original two-stick shooter with a classic feel. Polychromatic is rounded out with multiple game modes, competitive leaderboards, and numerous achievements to deliver the arcade experience players have been waiting for.
Prismatica – Prismatica is a puzzle game with a brand new twist, inspired by Rubik’s Cubes, Sudoku, Dodecahedrons & too much caffeine. Prismatica’s aesthetic design & hauntingly beautiful soundtrack by award winning composer Svarar Knutur bolsters the stoic feel of the mental challenge presented by the simple gameplay & deceptively tricky puzzles that promise to tickle the brains of both beginners & veterans.
Pure Hold’Em – Pure Hold’Em brings the high stakes casino to the comfort of the couch. Split across 6 different tables, each requiring more skill and determination than the last, Pure Hold’em is the latest iteration in the Pure game series. With full online multiplayer support – players can create a tournament with up to 7 of their friends or join an open table with other players looking for a quick poker fix.
Q.U.B.E. Director’s Cut – Q.U.B.E: Director’s Cut is the definitive version of the brain-twisting first-person puzzler, developed by Toxic Games and published for game consoles by GRIP Digital. Using special high-tech gloves to manipulate cubes in the environment, the player solves an array of conundrums – from physics-based challenges; to 3D jigsaws; to platform-based trials. ”
Quantum Rush: Champions – Quantum Rush: Champions is a great action-packed futuristic racing game. Players should get ready to fight challenging AI pilots in mind-blowing supersonic races across gigantic tracks set on earth and in space. Laser cannons, heat-seeking missiles, special pick-up weapons and an extensive system for modifying and upgrading racers guarantee an unforgettable and overwhelming gaming experience!
Raging Justice – In a city held to ransom by a mysterious crime lord, two maverick cops, Nikki Rage and Rick Justice, fight to prove that no-one is above the law in this classic 2D scrolling brawler. Dare to take on the criminal world alone, or enlist a friend in a co-op. Brutally smash up a bar fight with a bar-stool, mow down enemies with a lawnmower; or take the good cop challenge, and arrest them all.
Read Only Memories – Read Only Memories is an upcoming game from developer MidBoss, intent on exploring relatable and queer characters in a cyberpunk adventure setting. Inspired by classic point-and-click adventure games and scored and animated in a retro style, Read Only Memories takes its players on an exploration through the city of Neo-SF in the year 2064 and the mysteries and scandals surrounding it.
Reflections – Reflections is a real-world adventure game where every action you take has meaningful consequences that radically shape play. Using physical interactions with the environment, everything you do can be woven into the narrative. The game’s unique color mechanic flushes the black and white environment with color for each meaningful action, illustrating progress and providing clues to the future.
Rivals of Aether – Rivals of Aether is an indie fighting game set in a world where warring civilizations summon the power of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth. Choose a Rival to bring into the battlefield and manipulate the powers of the classical elements and animal movement. Untangle the mysterious conflicts of the planet Aether in Story Mode or take your combat skills online and challenge your friends on Xbox Live.
Rive – RIVE – the metal wrecking, robot hacking shooter – is the game that 90’s shoot’m up designers would have made if they had today’s technology. It has old school gaming values in a decidedly new school execution. During RIVE’s intense 360 degree shooting and platforming action, players learn to alter the behavior of their robotic enemies by collecting and uploading hacks.
RUN – RUN tells the story of a man called Isaac Wain — a former agent who suffers from schizophrenia. After some family issues, Isaac was falsely accused of the murder of his wife and daughter and was sent to prison. RUN is a top-down stealth/action game with puzzling environments and dark atmosphere. Unique soundtracks and tense atmospheric SFX complete the immersive gameplay.
RymdResa – RymdResa is a poetic roguelike space odyssey in a procedurally generated world. A challenging and evolving space adventure; Abstract poetry and art are expressed throughout a lonely and calm journey in space. Travel through a mysterious and infinitive cosmos, deep and beyond. Customize your ship, explore and survive in the retro stylized world of RymdResa.
Sheltered – Sheltered is a deep and emotional survival strategy game. You are set with the task of keeping four members of your family alive in your underground bunker after a huge global apocalypse. Their wellbeing and survival is the number one priority.
Shiny -Shiny is a 2.5D Platformer game about Kramer 227, a robot with energy problems. He doesn’t have enough time to live, in world where energy is limited and nothing lasts forever. Spend energy smartly while you uncover Shiny’s story and guide Kramer to find his true purpose. Energy is life, life is limited, how are you going to spend it?
Shwip – Shwip is straight up twin-stick action, with a whip. Get that daily fix of pixel induced-destruction with devastating weapons & abilities the military would be jealous of. Evade, outlast, and play with style in three invigorating game modes. Unlock achievements, compete against friends in local-multiplayer, and show the world who’s number one on Shwip’s online leader-boards. Ready thumbs, soldier!
Siegecraft Commander – Create the ultimate fortress and wreak havoc and destruction on your enemies with tower flinging fun in Siegecraft Commander! Carefully plan the location of the towers and walls in your fortress network to outmaneuver your foes. Enjoy intuitive turn-based tactical gameplay or the intensity and richness of real-time strategy for multiplayer across Xbox One and Windows 10!
Smash Derby – Smash Derby – a futuristic vehicular arena-based game show in which the player crashes into competing hovercars at ridiculous speeds.
Soccer Rage – Soccer Rage is sport/action game that features a hybrid engine of soccer and fighting. This game has a dynamic and fast paced soccer gameplay with a marvelous twist of fighting. You can win by either goal score difference or forcing the other team to forfeit by disabling the other team players. There are no red cards, no off-sides, no substitutions, brutal fouls are allowed along with fighting.
Soccertron – Practice soccer and other sports the way they are meant to be played: sitting on a couch with your friends! Soccertron is a local multiplayer sports game with a simple premise: Kick the ball or your friends to win the match! Play across different game fields resembling some typical ball games. But beware! There’s no referee around and even the most treacherous actions are allowed!
Source – Source – explore vast worlds, solve mind bending puzzles, and battle fierce creatures while constantly seeking life sustaining energy.
Space Dust Racers – Space Dust Racers is an award-winning party racer featuring brutal-cute aliens and absurd weapon powerups. Expect mayhem with all racers on the same screen. Those who fall behind are eliminated until the next round but can still interfere. Suitable for all ages, the game features party game modes and many gameplay modifiers. Players can battle friends on the couch, compete online, or race alone.
Spaera – SPAERA is a head-to-head puzzle game, featuring a roster of eight character with their own unique stories and special abilities to attack, defend, or hinder the opponent. Players pull blocks from a shared pool, enabling players to strategically take and deny blocks with careful timing and planning. Using their wits and skills, both players race to raise their opponents’ board to the top.
Spoiler Alert – When you pick this game up, it has already been beaten. The boss is dead, the coins are collected, and the princess is rescued. What happened? Unraveling this mystery takes you through the entire game BACKWARDS, from last to first level. Uncollect coins, unkill enemies – uncomplete the game! This game is so familiar, yet so new. You have played it before, and you have never tried anything like it.
Squid Hero for Kinect – Squid Hero saves the planet from a new ice age! As the fearless cephalopod, players travel across the world, using the power of Kinect to smash thousands of encroaching chunks of ice. The game challenges the players’ accuracy and dexterity in turbo-speed races, rhythm sections and saving hapless critters, culminating in epic giant robot boss fights. Includes local 2-player mode!
Starpoint Gemini 2 – “Starpoint Gemini 2 is tactical space combat game. The built-in RPG system allows players to advance their skills, manage their crews and customize dozens of capital space ships throughout Gemini. Opportunities are abundant – trade, mine or battle your enemies into submission. However you gain power, be sure that the might of the incoming Imperial fleets will test it to the very limits. Be ready!
Starwhal – Flop it out with up to 4 players in a retro, epic narwhal battle in space! STARWHAL will change your life.
Steredenn – Steredenn is a frenetic and chaotic space shooter, carved in big beautiful pixels, with insane boss battles. The game is fast, addictive, hard and action-packed.
Super Hot – SUPERHOT is a FPS where time moves only when the player moves. With mesmerising gameplay, and unique, stylized graphics, SUPERHOT aims to add something new and disruptive to the FPS genre. Players will see bullets crawling towards them as they carefully plan their steps, then enjoy the mayhem that unleashes as the plan is put into motion. Dodge bullets. Take out enemies. One step at a time.
Super Robo Mouse – Get ready for an exciting adventure launching exclusively on Xbox One. In SUPER ROBO MOUSE, the player controls a robotic mouse trapped and looking for a way out. Help ROBO escape by collecting the required number of “Titanium Cheese” game pieces to unlock the goal at the end. Over 20 exciting levels to play, including 3 epic boss battles, makes for a simple, but challenging, adventure!
Super Rude Bear Resurrection – Super Rude Bear Resurrection is a super tight massacre platformer where every time the player dies the corpse stays behind, making the game easier. As the player’s corpses pile up, they can use them as carpets, meatshields and paperweights, although, if they are good enough, they never have to die at all.
Sword Coast Legends – Your Story. Your Adventure. Your Legend.
Sword Coast Legends offers an all-new way to enjoy Dungeons & Dragons.
Tachyon Project – Tachyon Project is a dual stick shooter that borrows heavily from classic shoot’em ups. It uses some of the ideas behind enemies and weapons from those games to update the genre, adding variety and interesting twists to the action. In the game, the player takes control of Ada, a computer program existing in the internet that has to fight to find out what happened to her creators.
Tacoma – Discovery. Exploration. Isolation. What is life like 200,000 miles from Earth? Uncover the mysteries held by Lunar Transfer Station Tacoma and its crew, living at the edge of humanity’s reach. Tacoma, the next game from the creators of “Gone Home.” First on console on Xbox One.
Teslapunk – Teslapunk is a classic 2D shoot’em up with fast-paced arcade gameplay. Defend earth against Emperor Zangórax, popular martian DJ by night, frantic invader by day. Arcade mode has 6 different levels, each designed with a unique look and feel. A fun story runs on Mars TV visible at the side of the screen. Survival mode is more casual with the possibility to level up the ship and buy helpful items.
The Bridge – The Bridge is a logic puzzle game that forces the player to reevaluate their preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures. Explore increasingly difficult worlds, each uniquely detailed and designed to leave a pronounced sense of intellectual accomplishment.
The Deer God – The Deer God is a breathtaking 3D pixel art adventure that will challenge the player’s religion and platforming skills. It’s a game about survival, reincarnation, and karma; all set in a breathtaking and unique 3D pixelized world. The player will feast their eyes on the beautiful lighting, day and night systems, and vast landscapes. LIVE AS A DEER. SURVIVE AS A DEER.
The Little Acre – Aidan and his daughter Lily dwell in a rural part of Ireland during the 1950s, struggling to make ends meet. When he enters the old workshop of his inventor father, Aidan finds himself inadvertently transported to an alternate world. Meanwhile, Lily sets out to rescue him. Fully voice-acted and stunningly rendered with traditional hand-drawn animation, The Little Acre is a big adventure.
The Living Dungeon – Bring the excitement of playing a dungeon tournament board game to your screen, in beautiful gruesome detail. There really is nothing quite like The Living Dungeon. Up to 9 players can take part in a battle of wits, luck and skulduggery. Survive other adventurers, monsters, and the dungeon itself through combat, agility or dungeon manipulation. Only the strongest, fastest and smartest survive.
The Long Dark – The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness. Monitor your Condition, search for life-saving supplies, and master survival skills like fire-building, fishing, and landmark-based navigation. There are no zombies — only you, the cold, and everything Mother Nature can throw at you.
The Pinball Arcade – The Season Four Pass grants access to Starship Troopers™, The Addams Family®, Jack•Bot™, Xenon™ and many more amazing unreleased tables from pinball history.
The Toilet Chronicles – The Toilet Chronicles is a platformer that introduces a new sub-genre titled “OCD Platforming.” Control John Dooley and Sweet Loo simultaneously through cleverly designed and challenging levels in an attempt to guide them to their ultimate goal, the toilet at the end of each level! Let the madness begin in… The Toilet Chronicles!
Thea: The Awakening – Thea is a world steeped in Slavic Myth and Monstrosity, but there are no heroes, no great armies, just a few hopeless survivors trying to stay alive. And you: their only true hope. Bringing together the two worlds of Western Fantasy and Slavic Myth and Folk tales, with strategic gameplay and a card minigame, Thea blends several gaming genres and styles.
Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition – Announcement trailer for the Xbox One release of Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition, a visual short story set in Nebraska
Toto Temple Deluxe – Toto Temple Deluxe is a fast-paced, local-multiplayer party game in which players must steal an egg-laying goat from their friends and try to keep it on their own head for as long as possible!
TurnOn – Imagine sudden tripping the light. Next – never having electricity. Finally darkness – everywhere. Can you conceive it? TurnOn tells a spellbinding tale of a small alive spark and its striking journey through blackout world. Featuring charming art style, cute character personality, and soothing and magical soundtrack, TurnOn makes the world the way it was before, but a little better and kinder.
Twin Souls: The Path of Shadows – In Twin Souls: The Path of Shadows you play as Aragami, undead warrior with the power of Shadow Control. Summoned by a mysterious girl trapped in an occupied city, Aragami must engage in a dark journey to free Yamiko from her prison. As you advance you will need to sneak past guards, teleport between shadows, create your own areas of darkness and strategically assassinate your targets.
Unnamed Fiasco – Unnamed Fiasco is a self-coop local multiplayer game with moustache-powered characters! While trying to win the battles, players are helped by clones that repeat their past actions. As the match goes on, more clones are created and the battle gets even more chaotic. Players may also use a variety of helpful items and the Minute Madness is randomly activated to completely change the gameplay.
Vermintide – Vermintide is a co-operative action first person shooter and melee combat adventure set in the End Times of the iconic Warhammer Fantasy universe.
Videoball – VIDEOBALL is a sport for your television. VIDEOBALL distills the core elements of soccer, football, real-time strategy, and shooting games into a team sport that is both simple enough to play at a child’s birthday and deep enough to televise after an apocalypse. Select one of 35 arenas and customize the rules in local multiplayer for up to six players. Play alone or with a friend in Arcade Mode.
Warlock vs Shadows – Warlocks vs Shadows is an action RPG brawler game set in a 5 fantasy worlds filled with unique enemies and bosses. Playing as an incredibly powerful Warlock and using magical skills and weapons, you fight through the hordes of Shadow enemies gathering powerful items and improving your character abillities. One of the most exciting challenges are up to 4 players Co-Op and PvP. Join the fight!
Wulverblade – Its 120AD and the Roman army have seized control of the south of Britannia. Their goal: to march north and conquer the rest of the island with brutal and bloody efficiency. Warriors of the North battle against the invaders and their allies in classic side scrolling beat-em-up action. Wulverblade is brutal and bloody across 8 levels of beautifully recreated ancient British countryside.
Yasai Ninja – Yasai Ninja presents Samurai Onion and Broccoli Joe, the good guys in this new Hack & Slash adventure. Set in Feudal Japan, our vegetable samurais face multiple enemies with a high dose of action and large quantities of humor, friendship, personal improvement, honor and collaborative spirit.
Yummy Circus – From Puzzl, the masters of puzzle action, comes Yummy Circus – the most addictive, colorful and varied mind bender yet! Experience an exciting adventure with more than 300 handcrafted levels and 10 game modes. Play up to 4 players locally and 8 players online with your family and friends in ultra fast battles! What are you waiting for? Join Ginger and all his yummy friends now!
Zarvot – Fight for glory and tomatoes in stylish local multiplayer arenas! Cute cube tanks talk trash, ponder existence, and make terrible puns all while shooting each other with a huge variety of weapons. Whether crashing through over 40 destructible stages with a party of four, or training solo in the lighthearted story mode, Zarvot is classic, beautiful fun for everyone.
Zenith – Damn mages! Always unleashing apocalypses on your lawn. Argus would know, he was one of them, but now he’s tired. Tired of the ridiculous adventures, the over the top monsters, the teenagers walking around with giant swords and the general idiocy that surrounds this trade. However, when the world needs saving once again he’ll be forced to act. Even if in an apathetic and grumpy way.