E3 2014: ID@Xbox on Xbox One - Every Single Trailer
Written Wednesday, June 11, 2014 By Lee BradleyView author's profile
Microsoft went pretty big with indie games at this year's E3 2014. Self-published through the ID@Xbox programme, these titles represent the work of relatively small teams attempting to do something new and fresh on Xbox One.
Below you'll find a whole bunch of trailers for the ID@Xbox titles present at E3 2014, encompassing all manner of inventive madness. There's just too many to mention here, but scroll down for descriptions by the developers themselves and see if there's anything that grabs your fancy.
Knight Squad | Chainsawesome Games
Knight Squad is a one to eight player action game that can be described as "Bomberman" meets "Gauntlet." Play as a Knight in the arena and defeat your opponents using epic weapons and power ups. Challenge your friends in the Versus mode or play as a team as you complete the challenges on each floor of Destiny's Tower.
Plague Inc: Evolved | Ndemic Creations
"Plague Inc: Evolved" is a unique mix of high strategy and terrifyingly realistic simulation. Your pathogen has infected Patient Zero - now bring about the end of human history by evolving a deadly, global Plague whilst adapting against everything humanity can do to defend itself!
Mighty No. 9 | Comcept
Classic Japanese side-scrolling action, evolved and transformed by Keiji Inafune and an all-star team of veteran Mega Man devs. Also known as “Beck”, Mighty No. 9 is entrusted with saving the future of all humanity!
Spectra | Gateway Interactive
From new studio Gateway Interactive and Chipzel (the amazing chip-tune artist behind the "Super Hexagon" music) comes "Spectra," a fast paced retro style racing game destined to get your heart pumping and test your skill like no other!
Wulverblade | Darkwind Media, Fully Illustrated
"Wulverblade" is a side-scrolling brawler created in the spirit of the arcade greats. It's 120AD and the Roman army has seized control of Britannia. Their goal: march north and conquer the island with brutal and bloody efficiency. The 5,000 strong 9th Legion are preparing for war, but little do they know what lies in wait for them.
Habitat | 4gency
In Earth's orbit, where crisis is guaranteed, "Habitat" is the only strategic space simulation game that utilizes orbital debris to build the future homes of humanity and where hope for survival lies in your creativity as Commander.
Gunscape | Blowfish
Create, play and share your own FPS experiences with Gunscape on Xbox One.
Cuphead | Studio MDHR
"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.
Grave | Broken Window Studios
"Grave" is an open-world fusion between modern horror and classic survival horror. Fight off armies of fearsome foes that each have their own unique strengths and weaknesses. No creature is alike and no weapon is foolproof in a reality that can shift or change at a moment's notice.
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime | Asteroid Base
The game is a frantic co-op platformer-inside-a-shooter, in which players work together piloting a neon-drenched battleship to save space animals, explore the galaxy, and fight evil robots. Deep space is a dangerous place, but at least you don't have to face it alone!
Lifeless Planet - Stage 2 Studios
While seeking life on a distant planet, a skeptical astronaut discovers an abandoned Russian town. He suspects his mission is a hoax until a mysterious young woman saves him from a strange and deadly phenomenon. A third-person action-adventure featuring an old-school sci-fi story and spectacular environments in the spirit of classic adventure games.
Kick Beat Special Edition | Zen Studios
Kick Beat Special Edition combines beat-matching mechanics with an acrobatic style of martial arts, turning every song into a raucous battle. The game also features a music analyzer that allows players to create new tracks from their own music libraries.
Pure Pool | Ripstone
"Pure Pool" allows you to connect to a living, breathing pool hall from the comfort of your own living room. With all the buzz and vibrancy of a real pool playing environment, "Pure Pool" is set to serve up the most authentic pool experience on the market!
Hyper Light Drifter | Heart Machine
"Hyper Light Drifter" is an action adventure RPG in the vein of the best eight-bit and 16-bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale.
Never Alone | E-Line Media, Upper One Games
Built in partnership with the Alaska Native community, "Never Alone" (Kisima Ingitchuna) delves deeply into the traditional lore of the Inupiat people of the Arctic to present a game experience like no other. An atmospheric puzzle platformer of wondrous adventure and survival in a place where survival shouldn't be possible.
NERO | Storm in a Teacup
"NERO" features a simple gameplay with accessible controls in a rich interactive environment filled with puzzles. NERO invites players to explore and experience emotions and feelings that are uncommon in videogames, redefining the visual novel genre and reshaping it in a next-generation first-person game.
Hellraid | Techland
"Hellraid" is a dark fantasy action game from the studio behind "Dying Light," the "Dead Island" and "Call of Juarez" series. The game is a unique mix of melee, magic and ranged combat and can be played both in single-player and co-op.
Roundabout | No Goblin
"Roundabout" is an open world driving puzzle game where you control a constantly rotating limousine! Pick up passengers, find secret collectables, take on dangerous missions, and fall in love while reliving the 1977 rise to fame story of Georgio Manos.
Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries | GriN
"Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries" is a non-sugarcoated fairytale platformer, full of drama and dark twists. In a fantasy-like setting - with dangerous smoke-spewing factories, a charming medieval village and nature manipulated by the evil - we follow the vendetta of a fearless Little Red Riding Hood.
Threes! | Sirvo / Hidden Variable
"Threes!" is a tiny game about matching numbers that grows on you. Learn it in a minute. Play it for a lifetime. Featuring cute, charming characters, a catchy score, and deceptively deep gameplay, "Threes!" is a tiny game that will wrap up your heart and mind in a warm hug and never let go.