Winter? Yeah, it’s here, and with it, a handful of new games were announced at the recent ID@Xbox Winter Game Demo Event, although the demos? Oh, those are no more. Gone. Forever. So, let’s focus on some groovy upcoming games instead, eh?
Aaero2 (Mad Fellows)
Aaero2 is a sequel to the critically acclaimed musical rail shooter Aaero from two-man studio Mad Fellows (Paul and Dan’s previous work includes Guitar Hero, DJ Hero, and many more). Fly through stunning, stylized worlds tracing ribbons of light. All tied to an awesome licensed soundtrack by some of the biggest names in EDM courtesy of Monstercat.
Dad’s Monster House (Cotton Game/E-Home Entertainment)
Dad’s Monster House is a hand-drawn puzzle game featuring horror and fantasy. Dad’s Monster House tells the story of Carlos’ journey after he receives a distress call from his father, pleading for him to return to his old home and rescue his dad. As he continues exploring the house, Carlos encounters many terrifying yet ‘cute’ monsters.
Dead Pets Unleashed (Triple Topping)
Shape the future of struggling punk band, Dead Pets, before they decide to call it quits on their dream. Dead Pets Unleashed is a management-lite, minigame-heavy, slice-of-life, narrative story. Go to band practice, manage the band’s well-being and get ready to unleash your inner demon.
King of the Hat (Hat Games)
A 2D party platformer where you fight with a hat! Throw your hat to attack, defend and bait opponents. But watch out! If someone jumps on your hat… you die!
Let’s Cook Together 2 (Yellow Dot)
Let’s Cook Together 2 is a crazy cooking co-op game for 2-4 players, set in a dystopian future in which global warming has taken its toll on Earth. Cook dishes like your life depended on it. Experience fast-paced gameplay, with food flying around, ingredients crashing mid-air, and time running out.
Trinity Fusion (Angry Mob Games)
Take control of your parallel selves on a mission to save the dying multiverse in this rogue-lite action platformer! Explore dark, sci-fi worlds and engage in fast-paced, smooth and precise combat.