It’s March, and it means that The Game Developers Conference in San Francisco is almost here and the [email protected] team announced 13 new titles from independent developers ready to showcase. In total 30 games will be featured in the Microsoft booth for the developer’s event.
Making video game is about passion for telling a story and Indie games are an example of this, by showing that sometimes is not millions of dollar what you need but a creative mind and the passion for saying what you want to say through your art. There are tons of Indie video games out there, and it will be an impossible task to try them all, but With GDC upcoming event you will get to see a little bit of what it’s out there and see unique worlds display in the form of Indie games.
Xbox just recently revealed the list of games including Beholder 2, Afterpart, The Forgotten City, Totem Teller, UnderMine, CrossCode, Boomerang Fu, Door Kickers: Action Squad and Unrailed.
Afterparty by Night School Studio (Xbox Game Pass)
From the studio who gave us the Indie hit of 2016 Oxenfree, We will now have the new game Afterparty and is giving major aesthetic vibes. According to Art Director, Ruel Pascual Afterparty will contain a more elaborate narrative, with a more complex art design than Oxenfree. After Party will introduce you Milo and Lola, two best friends who recently pass away and find themselves stuck in hell for eternity. This two best buds will discover that to the get back to earth they will need to outdrink Satan. The game will give you an adventure where every step and decision is up to you.
Beholder 2 by E-Home Entertainment/Alawar Premium Limited (Xbox One)
Beholder 2 is a genuinely sinister adventure, with a cruel take on a sick and gray world ruled by dictator surround by people who will do whatever it takes to gain power. The story is complemented by a grayscale art that accentuated the evil of this world and the people in it. In this title, you will embody Evan Redgrave a bureaucrat working for a prime minister of a totalitarian State. In your way to someday becoming the Prime Minister, but the way there is not an easy road, and you will have to do whatever it takes to get there, even if that means eliminating the people around you.
The Forgotten City by Modern Storyteller( Xbox One, Xbox One X enhanced)
From the hand of Modern Storyteller, we have The Forgotten City, a time loop mystery game. You will get to experience an ancient Roman city where a time portal hides behind the crumbling architecture. You will become an adventurer who travels to the past and joints 26 trapped explores in their last day alive. If you enjoy time loop style stories like Groundhog day, The Forgotten City will become a great experience for you.
Totem Teller by Grinning Pickle( Xbox One, Xbox One X Enhanced)
Grinning Pickle bring us a beautiful broken story where the world seems to fade in and out in the form of glitches. Totem Teller’s world is full of colorful environments with an odd and shaking effect that makes you remember how broken and unstable this world is. To learn more about this world and heal it, you will become a muse in search of inspiration by traveling the world collecting the pieces of a forgotten folklore.
If you are curious about the complete list of games, you can click here.