Every year, from the game Developers conference and through many other trade shows throughout the year we are excited to show you tons of amazing games – some first announced on the Xbox, and some of the best games ever and you want to get on people's radars
Given the current state of the world, of course, we can't show the games we are pressing with the players themselves, so we are very excited to announce a new series of videos on the ID @ Xbox YouTube Channel that will highlight independent developers – ID @ Xbox Spotlight.
With these videos, you'll hear from the developers themselves as they present you with some exciting titles coming to the Xbox – including some new product announcements such as Mischief & # 39; s Adios, Strange Scaffold & # 39; s Airport As Aliens Currently Operated by Dogs, Goblinz Studio & # 39; s Legend of the Guardians, Sector D2 & # 39; s Project Wingman, Yell Power & # 39; s Big Con and Vanimals & # 39; Removing.
Indeed, the games we show this week are just part of the more than 1,600 games developed by over 3,000 developers in 67 countries worldwide that are part of the Xbox digital publishing program for independent developers. Whether developers want to ship to Xbox and Windows 10, or allow Xbox Live on devices such as Android and iOS, ID @ Xbox is ready to help.
You can check out each episode of ID @ Xbox Spotlight below to learn more about each of the games that independent developers bring to Xbox. We hope you enjoy the series and if you would like to stay connected for some new games from the Independent Editors coming to the Xbox, be sure to subscribe to our ID @ Xbox YouTube channel.
ID @ Xbox Spotlight 1
- Adios (Mischief) – It was announced today for Xbox One and Windows 10, Xbox Play Anywhere, Xbox One X was upgraded
Adios it is a new and exciting new narrative about a pig farmer who decides he will no longer allow crowds to bury dead bodies on his farm, and his best friend, to kill him at the end of the day.
- Airport As Aliens Currently Operated by Dogs (Strange Scaffold) – Announced today for Xbox One and Windows 10, Xbox Play Anywhere, Xbox One X was upgraded
Airport As Aliens Currently Operated by Dogs is a first-person open-air comedy opening game about catching flights from canines in stock, solving their problems at fully-formed airports, and maintaining a long-standing relationship with the only other person left in the universe.
- Koalas rubbing stones (Filtering Koalas/Studio Gauntlet) – Announced today for Xbox One
Bonds lets you take control of monkeys on a mission – using a jetpack and a modern arm you have to build a lot by building on remote planets! Assemble a team of up to 4 players and help control the final frontier of civilization – space!
- Haven (The Game Bakers) – Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Play Anywhere, Xbox One X Enhanced
They escape to a lost planet to be together. An RPG adventure about love and freedom. Playing a solo or co-op with someone special.
- A person practicing spiritism (Thunder Lotus) – Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Play Anywhere
A person practicing spiritism is a management game relating to death. As a fugitive from the dead, build a boat to explore the world, take care of your spiritual friends, and guide them across mysterious seas to eventually release them to the afterlife. What will you leave?
- The West Died (Raw Fury / More Arcade) – Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One X upgraded
Purgatory, Wyoming, 1888. A place of smoke and darkness, sin and condemnation, cigarettes and witches. Get into the boot of the deceased William Mason (voiced by Ron Perlman) in this fast twin rifle. Stay behind the cover as you try to outrun your enemies in unknown hunting areas in the process. The Wild West is never dark.
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- Atomicrops (New Fury / Bird Games)
Atomicrops is a roguelite simulator farming area where you have to develop and protect the last farm west and the post-apocalypse wasteland. It is a rotating farm, marries the townspeople, and kills all the mutant creatures that want to attack!
- Drake Hollow (Molasses Flood) – Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One X Enhanced
Drake Hollow is a collaborative urban design game set in the Hollow – the ugly mirror of our world – in which to build and protect the towns of Drakes, a local vegetarian group. Whether you are alone or with friends, explore the island world that is bound by a poisonous process.
- The Cave of Eternity (Dear Residents / Mid Studio) – Xbox Game Pass
The Eternal Edge is a JRPG created by an indie group of 9 people in southern France. The battles that turn the Wage epic era as you follow Daryon and Selene in their quest for a solution to Corrosion are ruining all this beautiful story of hope and self-sacrifice.
- Ghostrunner (All in! Games / One More Level)
Ghostrunner is a fast-paced cyberpunk action game. Play as a cyborg to fight high tech and fight your way to the top of the Dharma Tower. Cut out your enemies with monomolecular swords, Dodge bullets for super-sized sensors and use special moves. And remember – keep running.
- Second King's King (1C Publishing EU)
A series of King & # 39; s Bounty-based tactics are back Offering of King 2! In addition to the depth that fans expect from its battle, immerse yourself in the fantasy world of Antara with an all-new, seamless plot and depth of RPG that adds weight to all your decisions.
Check-out is a dynamic physics-based simulator that introduces a new definition of "couch co-op." Alone or with friends, you have to fight the dangers of traveling furniture in a series of seemingly ridiculous situations.
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- Bartlow's Depression Machine (Beep Games, Inc./Tribetoy) – Play Xbox Anywhere, Xbox One X Enhanced
Your goal: rescue Teddy Roosevelt from his captors! An artifact from the previous one goes back inside Bartlow's depression machine, a game from the very beginning of the Electric Age, which includes a two-act smile game with a co-op bed modes, six game worlds and inaccessible character characters.
- Ikfell (Humble Giants / Ray Fun Games) – Xbox Game Pass
A turn-based RPG based on a tough magical student group. Use a time-saving mechanic to power your spells and block attacks, explore the twisted halls of a great magical school, fight challenging beasts and bosses, find tons of hidden treasures, and uncover dark secrets that never meant discovery.
- Lake (Whitethorn Digital / Gamious) – Xbox One X Enhanced
1986 – Meredith Weiss takes a break from her job in the big city to deliver mail to her hometown. How are you going to tackle two weeks in beautiful Providence Oaks, with its iconic pool and quirky community? And what will you do next? It's up to you.
- The Story of the Guardians (Goblinz Studio) – Announced today for Xbox One and Windows 10
Legend of the Guardians the perfect mix between Dungeon Management and Roguelite. He is employed as a master of the mine by the Dungeons Company. Your task is simple: defend their valleys!
- Red Lantern (Tiberline Studio) – Xbox Game Pass
Red Lantern is a story-driven, selfish-lite game where you and your team of 5 stranded dogs, lost in the desert, have to wander around where the Alaskan tree gathers to find your way home.
- Second Space Project (Cosmonaught Studios)
Second Space Project is a one-player, narrative-based play that focuses on time, choice and outcome. With a unique time-changing sandbox mechanic, the whole story is open from the start and features multi-layered, off-line gameplay with billions of concessions and new effects.
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- Minutes of Islands (Mixtvision / Studio Fizbin)
Explore a strange and wonderful island in this classic comic-style adventure. Guide it with a new typewriter on the journey to gain the ability to allow you to enter the world that is yet to fall. The powerful Omni Switch you have may not be enough to fix everything that is broken…
- Project Wingman (Humble Muscle / Category D2) – Announced today for Xbox One
Project Wingman is an in-flight action game that lets you take the seat of advanced fighter jets and become a real ace. Fight on various journeys and gamemodes that range from a major airlift to a major land invasion in a tropical part of the world.
- Agreement reached (Homonkulus) – Announced today for Xbox One and Windows 10
You are a covenant. Escaping from a sun-drenched prison with your hard phone, you find yourself in a sick world. In this 2.5D technology platformer, you have to cross areas with tricky tactics, solve dangerous puzzles and fight transformed battles, all to find lost memories and deal with the demons of your past.
- Skater XL (Easy Day Studios) – Xbox One X Enhanced
Skater XL it is a creation in skateboarding sports. It feels incredible board control and responsiveness while you skate in real world skate spots. Type your tricks the way you want them, from how you slide the board to the soles of your feet. Feel connected to your board more than ever.
- Removing (Vanimals) – Announced today for Xbox One and Windows 10, Xbox Play Anywhere
Infected with a zombie bite, the days of Anling are numbered. Now she has to fight to survive, only for her son, Cody. Confirm Cody's survival in this zombie world by protecting him and teaching him important skills, by any means. Either way it means surrendering his new zombie appeal.
- To the End (Big Sugar / 2 Ton Studios) – – Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Play Everywhere
To the End a hand-drawn fighting game about a father's struggle to return to his family. Traveling through the unforgiving world is a player-focused journey, in which every opponent is unique, and 20 years of sidewalk countdown set aside to deliver countless combat experience.
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- Calico (Whitethorn Digital / Peachy Keen Games) – Xbox One X was upgraded
Calico is a social life day game in which you are given an important and beautiful task: building a cat cat from the city and filling it with beautiful and adorable creatures! Build your own coffee by filling it with beautiful furniture, fun decorations, yummy pastries, and mix it with animals too!
- Drink More Glurp (Yogscast / Catastrophic_Overload Games) – Announced today for Xbox One
Drink More Glurp is a wacky physics (id) pass-the-pad party game set in a distant land where aliens have copied the summer games of the world and done everything wrong. Run, jump, throw and compete in smart tournaments with up to 20 players or a world challenge on the world leaderboards.
- You Dream Somewhere (Studio Zevere) – Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Play Anywhere
You Dream Somewhere is a surreal RPG about dreams, bad dreams and mental health. She plays as Talia, a troubled young woman who investigates her dreams and struggles with her inner dreams to finally wake up. Unfortunately, some bad dreams are harder to deal with than others…
- Astrological Renewal (Raw Fury / Massive Damage) – Xbox Game Pass
Astrological Renewal An RPG strategy is about unleashing AI-driven enemies, building friendships, and passing galactic empires that take place over a wide range.
- SuperMash (Continue Digital)
SuperMash it's a game that makes games! Combine two types of game to find a completely new game each time, and challenge your friends to see how they do!
- Vale (Crossing Squirrel)
Vale is a action-packed, action-adventure story that uses the full force of global sound to deliver visceral Gameplay. Vale it aims to breathe new life into medieval warfare and provide novel experiences for visually impaired and visionary players alike.
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- Big Con (Power Yell) – Announced today for Xbox One and Windows 10, Xbox Play Everywhere
Big Con is a 90s-themed adventure game about a young artist who hails from across the country to save his family video store.
- Hazel Heaven (Another Indie / coffee addict Studio – Xbox One X Enhanced
Deployed to an island far from home in Gideon's flying city, Shane must pass those tests and return as an Engineer or face bankruptcy. Connected with radio, Shane and a professional trainer, Erin makes an illegal friendship that will change the way Shane sees the world.
- It's Kungfu Kickball (Blowfish Studios / Whalefood Games) – Xbox One X upgraded
It's Kungfu Kickball is a combat-sports game in which the best football player wins! Compete against your friends in a fun game that combines soccer with kung fu movies. Fly in the air and release sparks, kicks, and secret art to cross the other team.
- Levelhead (Butterscotch Shenanigans) – Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Play Anywhere
Create, play, share and compete Levelhead, a platform maker. Create challenging levels with a comprehensive, accurate level editor plan, then share those levels with the world and get the next one!
- Sker function (Wales Collaborating) – Xbox One X Enhanced
Sker function is the first horror game set in a remote hotel with a macabre history from the Welsh people. Immerse the bad dreams of the Silent. When they arrive, do not panic – do not breathe.
- Mayhem in One Valley (tinyBuild / Fluxscopic) – Announced today for Xbox One
Mayhem in One Valleyit is a combination of a thrilling action world like Zelda and a supernatural sense of Stranger Things. Local boy Jack was about to leave home to find a new life in town, but plans changed as the radio wave found its way into the river and began the apocalypse.