ID@Xbox introduces 18 new indie games

Arif Bacchus

The annual Game Developer Conference is coming up, and ahead of the moment, Microsoft is announcing 18 new ID@ Xbox titles will be coming soon. The new titles come from a variety of genres and seem to be pretty promising. We’ve highlighted some of the most interesting titles below, but you can check out the full list here.

Apocalypse Cow (Monsters)

A girl, a rapper who can’t rhyme and a redhead enter a bar. The music stops. “Have you seen a giant robotic cow?” the girl asks politely and OMG SHE’S KILLING THEM! Wait, they were ready to talk, WAAAAIT! Explosions, regrets and time bending in a broken digital world; this is Apocalypse Cow, a cinematic arcade adventure that redefines storytelling for platformers.

9 Monkeys of Shaolin (BUKA Entertainment Enterprises & Sobaka Studio)

The true rebirth of iconic brawler genre in vein of old-school video games! As a simple Chinese fisherman Wei Cheng you have to avenge the death of your friends and family slaughtered in a pirate raid at your peaceful village. So get your trusty battle staff ready for a challenging adventure in Medieval China and for merciless fights with hordes of various enemies.

Thief of Thieves (Rival Games)

Based on the best-selling comic by Robert Kirkman, Thief of Thieves: Season One is a story of heists and the people behind them. It’s time for Celia, protege of master thief Redmond, to make the leap from apprentice to master. A new continent and a new team, will you make the cut?

As a reminder, Microsoft has cut the price on some of the best ID@Xbox Puzzle games. You can check out that sale here. The company also today announced the date and venue for its E3 2018 conference, promising the “biggest showing ever.” There are definitely some exciting times ahead for Xbox fans, so be sure to keep tuned to OnMSFT for all your gaming and Xbox related news and information.