Did you catch our second ID@Xbox and /twitchgaming event? If not, then here’s what you missed! Fresh indie games and new game trailers, plus we’ve got world premieres, interviews, surprise launches and hands-on demos. We also celebrated some awesome developers who are launching their first game with Xbox, and fans can learn more about these teams and their experiences in our Welcome to Xbox article.
That’s not all! We also shared some Xbox Game Pass news and announcements too. Below are just some of the stunning titles we showcased today:
Aeon Drive (2awesome Studios) (Consoles and PC) – Fall 2021
Game demo is out now on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S!
Rush through the cyberpunk landscapes of Neo Barcelona in Aeon Drive, an action-platformer with a speedrunning twist! Whether solo or in up to 4 player co-op, sprint, and dash through many areas of the neon-infused city – and use your time and space-bending abilities to get ahead.
Lab Rat (Chump Squad) (Console and PC) – 2022
Congratulations! You have been hired to test a brand-new kind of game! Lab Rat is a satirical adventure starring a metrics-obsessed AI who will monitor, profile, and entertain you as you progress through over a hundred satisfying and genre-bending puzzles. Need a laugh? Join the beta right now at labrat.study!
Library of Ruina (Project Moon) (Cloud and Console) – Available now
Launching today with Xbox Game Pass, in Library of Ruina, you will be witness to the stories of Angela, the Sephirot, and Roland following the ending of Lobotomy Corporation. Invite different guests to acquire various books, then utilize them accordingly. How you make use of your collection to grow the Library is up to you. A good book will allow you to invite new guests with greater secrets. Amass a collection of books and explore the secrets of the City.
OlliOlli World (Private Label) (Console) – Winter 2021
OlliOlli World is a bold new skateboarding action-platformer that’s bursting with personality. Flip and flow through the vivid and vibrant world of Radlandia, meeting colorful characters as you grind, trick, and air your way to discover the mystical skate gods on your quest for Gnarvana.
Sam & Max Save the World Remastered (Skunkape Games) (Console) – Available now
Now everyone’s favorite dog and rabbity-thing are back in Sam & Max Save the World Remastered, a new version of their first season of episodic games that has been lovingly updated by a small group of the original developers with the blessing of Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell.
Spacelines From the Far Out (Coffeenauts) (Console and PC) – Fall 2021
Game demo is out now on Xbox One and Xbox One Series X|S!
A procedurally-generated co-op adventure where you and your friends are the crew of an intergalactic travel company – it’s your job to get your passengers to their location safe, happy, and hopefully with as little vomiting as possible!
The Big Con (Mighty Yell Studios) (Console and PC) – August 31, 2021
Hustle your way across ‘90s America as a runaway teen con artist. Choose how to make your scratch as you don disguises, pick pockets, and rip people off in this comedic crime-filled adventure. Experience the totally rad ’90s in all its plaid and payphone glory!
Here’s the full list of games that were shown during today’s event:
• Aeon Drive (2awesome Studios)
• ANVIL (Action Square)
• Aragami 2 (Lince Works) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
• Button City (Subliminal)
• Evil Genius 2 (Rebellion Interactive) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
• Inked (Byte Dance)
• Inkulinati (Yaza Games)
• Lab Rat (Chump Squad)
• Library of Ruina (Project Moon) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
• Lightyear Frontier (FRAME BREAK)
• Loot River (Straka Studio)
• Mad Streets (Craftshop Arts)
• OlliOlli World (Private Label)
• Pathfinder Wrath of the Righteous (Owlcat)
• Planet of Lana (Wishfully)
• Project Wingman (Meowza Games)
• Pupparazzi (Kitfox Games) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
• RPG Time (Deskworks)
• Sable (Shedworks)
• Sam & Max Save the World Remastered (Skunkape Games)
• She Dreams Elsewhere (Studio Zevere)
• Solace State (Vivid Foundry)
• Soup Pot (Chikon Club)
• Spacelines From the Far Out (Coffeenauts)
• Stardew Valley (Concerned Ape) – coming to Xbox Game Pass
• The Big Con (Mighty Yell Studios)
• The Vale: Shadow of the Crown (Falling Squirrel)
• The Wandering Village (Stray Fawn)
Thank you for tuning in to our second ID@Xbox and/twitchgaming showcase. For the VOD, please click here. Stay connected to ID@Xbox by following us on our Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Discord, and Twitch channel. For the latest Xbox Game Pass news follow their Twitter and Instagram. Can’t wait to share more updates, more games and more news from independent game developers soon.