It’s time! We are excited to showcase some awesome demos of unreleased games on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. Just like last year’s Summer Game Demo event, you can download and play these in the comfort of your own home between June 15 – 21.
Read more about the ID@Xbox Summer Game Fest Demo Event at Xbox Wire.

ConnecTank_SGDemo

Natsume Inc.


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Making deliveries is never an easy job. But throw in huge and unique destructive tanks you have to battle into the mix? That’s life as a new courier for Finneas Fat Cat XV, one of the top tycoons in New Pangea!

Luckily, you’ll have a mammoth sized tank of your own when you go out on deliveries. Connect conveyor belts and blast enemy tanks with ammo you craft in the heat of battle. Fund new ammo and gizmos to take down even the most terrifying of tanks! Collect different parts from the tanks you defeat, and you’ll be able use those tanks too!

Do you have what it takes to become Finneas Fat Cat’s top fixer? And spread his name and wealth even wider? Finneas is counting on you, old bean!

– Go into battle alone, or bring up to 3 friends for 4-player co-op action through local multiplayer or Remote Play Together!

– Featuring a humorous story written by Patrick Baker of Regular Show fame.

– Take on over 100 missions where no two playthroughs will ever be the same.

– Crush the competition with over 70 unlockable tanks loaded with different ammunition and abilities.

Antipole DX Demo

Saturnine Games


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Antipole DX is a fast-paced, retro action-platformer — using gravity manipulation!

Join our mysterious space outlaw, as he explores an “abandoned” spacecraft in hopes of finding his next meal ticket. Little does he know, the ship isn’t deserted like he thought, and now his only hope is to master the power of the mighty gravity-manipulating device: the Antipole.

Generate gravity fields with the Antipole to defeat vicious robots, solve puzzles and run on ceilings as you jump and shoot through the game while powering up the device to it’s true potential.

Black Book: Prologue

HypeTrain Digital


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A fusion of card-based RPGs and Adventure games, “Black Book” is a haunting tale of a young sorceress, who gave her life to serve the dark forces. Dive into the cold, yet alluring world of Slavic folktales – and uncover the secrets that hide in the darkness.

A young girl named Vasilisa, destined to become a witch, decides to throw her fate away and marry her beloved – but that dream is shattered when her betrothed dies under mysterious circumstances.

Aching for her lost love, Vasilisa seeks out the Black Book – a demonic artifact, said to be powerful enough to grant any wish to the one who uncovers all 7 of its seals. Join Vasilisa in her adventures across the rural countryside, as she solves the woes of common folk by confronting demons and performing exorcisms.

Uncover the seals of Black Book
Unleash hellish spells on your enemies! Collect spell cards and new skills as you progress.

A Historic Adventure
Solve riddles and complete side-quests as you learn more about life in the Slavic countryside.

Lead a Demonic Flock
Send demons to do your bidding, but be careful – idle demons will torture you if you don’t find them something to do!

Myths and legends
Explore a world based on Northern Slavic mythology. Learn from an in-game encyclopedia, created with the help of expert anthropologists – and find all folk tales hidden within the game!

Echo Generation – Demo

Cococucumber


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The summer of 1993 is nearly at an end. You and your friends set out to investigate dangerous energies throughout your hometown in the wake of a mysterious crash. Complete quests, battle monsters and unlock powers to save everyone you’ve ever cared about!

A heroic tale of childhood adventures awaits.

Gather your Party!
Explore multiple environments, chat with other kids and recruit new pet companions to build your party.

Turn-based Combat!
Battle menacing foes with the unique abilities of each party member in turn-based combat. Level up your party with XP and new skills!

Save your Hometown!
There is no shortage of monsters, robots and evil bosses wreaking havoc all over town. It’s up to you and your friends to save your home from complete destruction!

Get Packed Demo

Coatsink Software Ltd


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Get Packed: Fully Loaded is the expanded edition of the couch co-op removals game that’s full of calamity and physics-based carnage for 1-4 players.

When a greedy salt mining company takes over Ditchlington, Last Ditch Removals must handle the hostile eviction.

With little time and even less caution, your ragtag removals team gets to work rapidly relocating the entire town… leaving a trail of destruction, explosions, and debris in your wake!

Fully Loaded adds a truck load of new content, meaning there’s never been a better time to Get Packed and have some destructive fun with friends!

Paint the Town Red SGDemo

South East Games


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Paint the Town Red is a chaotic first person melee combat game set in different locations and time periods and featuring a massive Rogue-Lite adventure. The voxel-based enemies can be punched, bashed, kicked, stabbed and sliced completely dynamically using almost anything that isn’t nailed down.

In the Scenario levels you’ll need to use your wits, speed and anything you can get your hands on in epic bar fights, disco brawls, old west saloon rumbles and more.

In the epic rogue-lite Beneath you’ll have to delve deep underground battling terrifying monsters and unlocking powerful upgrades in a battle against ancient evils.

This demo contains the Biker Bar scenario and the ability to experience the Beneath Facility area. The full game contains more Scenarios, Arena Challenges, an Endless Arena mode and the huge roguelike adventure: Beneath.

Sable Demo

Raw Fury


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ABOUT THIS GAME

Embark on a unique and unforgettable journey and guide Sable through her Gliding; a rite of passage that will take her across vast deserts and mesmerizing landscapes, capped by the remains of spaceships and ancient wonders.

Explore the dunes on your hoverbike, scale monumental ruins and encounter other nomads as you unearth mysteries long forgotten and discover who she really is behind her mask.

With its unique art style and original soundtrack by Japanese Breakfast, envelop yourself in Sable’s world and explore everything at your own pace. There is a lot in this world just waiting to be discovered. Do not be afraid. Take the leap.

FEATURES

• Explore a rich world, full of remnants of past civilisations.

• Climb, leap, hover, glide – use everything at your disposal to discover every inch of the world in front of you.

• Customise your hover bike as you find, or earn, new parts.

• Help other clans and nomads that you meet along the way.

• Lose yourself in an adventure and find yourself through masks, outfits and other collectables, to represent who you are to those around you…

• Complete puzzles to earn rewards and forge your path in an unforgiving terrain.

The Strange Story Of Brian Fisher: Chapter 2 – SGDemo

Intetic


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After escaping from the old cabin, and falling down without consciousness, Brian Fisher travelled in time and space. He woke up 30 years ago, when he was a little boy, in a place that he doesn’t remember where it is, and how he got there.

Even everything seems to be natural in that place, he is stuck in another dimension in time and space. Can you help him discover why he was sent there and how he can back to the present time?

Trigger Witch Demo

Eastasiasoft Limited


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Magic and firearms make a deadly combo!

Recalling the visual style and intuitive gameplay of 16-bit action-adventure classics, Trigger Witch puts an ultra-violent spin on cute and colorful pixel art. With a compelling and original narrative, puzzling environments to explore, a dynamic soundtrack, twin-stick shooter mechanics and a vast array of enemies to blast into smithereens, this is a tale that will grip you from start to bloody finish.

From the creators of Reverie, Trigger Witch is a stylized 2D twin-stick action game set in an odd open world where magic is outdated and firearms are the new way of life. Players assume the role of Colette, a prospective graduate from the Stock, an academy for Witchcraft and Triggery. After a mysterious man invades her realm, events are set in motion that turn Colette’s life upside-down, casting her as the sole heroine with enough firepower to restore peace.

Wreckout_SGDemo

Huey Games


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Get ready to Wreck Out as you spin & fling your way to brick-busting glory. Smash & grab power ups, unleash your character’s devastating ultimate ability, and compete head-to-head in knockout arena play.

The Eternal Cylinder SGDemo

Good Shepherd Entertainment


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In The Eternal Cylinder, players control a herd of adorable creatures called Trebhums and must explore a strange alien world filled with exotic lifeforms and surreal environments. All whilst the constant threat of the Cylinder, a gargantuan rolling structure of ancient origin which crushes everything in its path, looms. In this unique alien ecosystem, real-time world destruction, animal AI, organic exploration, and puzzle design all combine to deliver an unforgettable adventure.

Your Trebhums begin at the bottom of the food chain, but can mutate and evolve new physical attributes and abilities by eating a variety of flora and fauna. Discover and evolve dozens of mutations, including new traversal skills, like flying and swimming to reach new areas, and new senses to help overcome puzzles and dangers. Your many Trebhums can all have different mutations, empowering you to create a unique herd. Each mutation will also change the physical look of a Trebhum, and combining these will generate surprising new creature designs which players will be able to organically discover as they explore this diverse alien world.

The Riftbreaker: Prologue Xbox

EXOR Studios


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The Riftbreaker: Prologue allows you to experience the events taking place before the story campaign of the main game. Explore an entirely new world. Gather resources. Build up a base. Defend yourself from thousands of alien creatures.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROLOGUE?
The Riftbreaker Prologue allows you to experience the events taking place before the story campaign of the main game. Explore an entirely new world. Gather resources. Build up a base. Defend yourself from thousands of alien creatures. Or just take the scenic route and do whatever you want – the choice is yours.

STORY
You play the role of captain Ashley S. Nowak – you are the Riftbreaker, an elite scientist/commando inside a powerful Mecha-Suit. Enter a one-way portal to Galatea 37, a distant planet at the far reaches of the Milky Way Galaxy, with the purpose of building up a base that will allow travel back to Earth and further colonization. Ashley’s Mecha-suit, which she calls “Mr. Riggs”, can withstand the harshest environmental conditions and has a full range of equipment for base construction, resource extraction, gathering specimens, and of course – combat. It is capable of traveling through rifts that connect space across vast distances.

BASE BUILDING
Your task is to construct a two-way rift back to Earth. It is a very complex invention and requires enormous amounts of energy. Simple solar collectors and a few tons of steel will not be enough. You will need to build up a complex chain of mines, refineries, powerplants, and research facilities to complete this mission.

EXPLORATION
Galatea 37 is an unknown planet in the Sycorax belt of the Milky Way galaxy. Long-distance surveys detected that it is inhabitable and perfect for colonization. The planet is full of rare minerals and substances that can be found in various locations around the globe. Varied biomes can surprise you with unknown fauna and flora as well as harsh weather conditions. Construct local outposts in resource-rich locations that will transport the required resources using rift technology.

DEFENSE
Your presence on this planet will not go unnoticed. As you build up your industry and disrupt the natural order, the world will start seeing you as a threat. Build up your defenses. Construct walls, barriers, and defense towers as the attacks get stronger with every passing day. You will face thousands of hostile creatures trying to eliminate your presence.

HACK, SLASH, SHOOT
Mr. Riggs can be equipped with powerful weapons and abilities that will allow you to take on the largest of beasts. You will need to be ready to face lots of hostile alien creatures as you scout the planet.

GATHER SAMPLES AND STRANGE ARTIFACTS
Fallen beasts will drop valuable research specimens as well as rare resources. Use everything that you can gather to research and craft new technologies, buildings, weapons, and equipment. You can also scout the terrain using your sensors and dig for treasure buried underground.

RESEARCH
Use the samples that you’ve gathered to research new technologies that will help you build up your base, improve your defenses, develop new blueprints for your Mecha-suit, or improve existing technologies.

CRAFT
Mr. Riggs is fully customizable and upgradeable. Use the blueprints that you’ve researched to craft new parts and weapons. Utilizing better materials for the crafting process results in developing gear with improved properties. Each crafted item has unique properties.

THE SCHMETTERLING ENGINE
This game is built using the latest iteration of EXOR Studio’s in-house developed Schmetterling 2.0 engine which was previously used to create X-Morph: Defense and Zombie Driver. We pride ourselves in delivering fluid gameplay and utilizing all of your hardware’s capabilities – uncapped frame rate, support for widescreen monitors, customizable controls, and more.

COMMUNITY DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT
If you’ve read everything and arrived all the way down here, then you might be interested in helping us shape the game. Please come and talk to us on the forums, our official Discord server, or through any other of our social media. We’ll be sharing inside info about our development progress, and we’d love to hear your feedback. Please come and help us make Riftbreaker the game You want to play!

Lake Demo

Whitethorn Digital


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It’s September 1, 1986. You take on the role of forty-something Meredith Weiss, who returns from the big city to her quiet hometown. She exchanges her busy career at a software company to fill in for her dad, the local mail carrier.

During her two-week stay in beautiful Providence Oaks, Oregon, she runs into a few familiar faces as well as plenty of new folk. As Meredith, you get to decide who to talk to, who to befriend and perhaps even start a romantic relationship with.

Whatever happens, at the end of her stint she’ll have to make up her mind: return to her demanding job in the big city, or stay in the town she grew up in?

Arietta of Spirits – SGDemo

RED ART GAMES


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Arietta of Spirits is a charming adventure game with emotion-filled narrative, no-filler gameplay, and fast paced combat. The game tells the story of Arietta and her family, visiting their Grandmother’s cabin for the first time after her passing away a year prior. However, the family trip takes an unexpected turn when Arietta meets a mysterious new friend and gains the ability to see strange spirits that inhabit the island.

– Explore a mysterious island with lush forests, murky caverns and dark secrets
– Beautiful retro-styled pixel graphics and inspiring original soundtrack
– Meet fascinating characters and discover the deep lore
– Fight a wide range of enemies in reaction based combat
– Easy to approach game mechanics, suitable for everyone

Button City SG-Demo

Subliminal


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Fennel is a shy little fox who just moved into town. After discovering the local arcade, he makes new friends and gets swept up in a whirlwind adventure to save it from being shut down at the paws of greedy fat cat Peppermint Pepperbottom!

Button City is a colorful low poly narrative adventure game about friendship and community. Enter a pastel diorama world inspired by 90’s nostalgia and filled with cute characters to befriend. Complete quirky quests around town, play arcade games, collect fun costumes, solve puzzles and more as you follow a story about growing up and saving the things that are important to you.

Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four Demo

Headup


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Xbox One X Enhanced
You are a dark wizard who shouldn’t have tinkered with magic and spells way too powerful for you. But you did. And this time you messed up really bad: You’ve unleashed The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and their minions upon the World! Well done… So hurry, grab your magical cards and send them all back to their hellish dimension before the Apocalypse destroys everyone and everything – and much more importantly, before the old wizard council discovers what you have done…

Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four is a procedurally generated collectible card game mixed with action RPG elements!
Collect creature and spell cards throughout your journey and unleash their power if anyone opposes you!
The game’s world is endlessly generated, there’s always something new to explore!

Battle
Collect, combine and unleash the great powers of monsters, mystical creatures and magical spells in turn-based card battles! There are more than 200 cards in Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four, each with its own unique abilities, art and 3D animation!

Biomes
Face and fight your opponents in arenas located in different biomes: Make your way through burning deserts, eternal ice or dense jungles – but watch your step: Deadly monster encounters are lurking behind every corner!

The Pub
Visit the Interdimensional Pub between your quests: Take up and complete challenges, trade powerful cards and store your excess spells in your personal chest until you use them in your next epic card battle against the forces of the dark realms!

Catlateral Damage: Remeowstered SGDemo

Manekoware


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Catlateral Damage: Remeowstered is the definitive edition of your favorite destructive cat simulator, where you play as a house cat on a rampage and do all that fun stuff your owner hates!

See the world through the eyes of a cat! Run around the house, topple neatly organized books, shatter vases, meow at nothing, tear up curtains, nap in obscure places, and more!

Complete objectives, explore procedurally generated levels, or just relax in sandbox mode to unlock a clowder of cat friends and special abilities!

Remeowstered was rebuilt from the ground up to give a shiny new coat to the destructive feline gameplay of the original!

Death Trash – SGDemo

Crafting Legends


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A post-apocalyptic action role-playing game where cosmic horrors crave humanity, but meet punks with shotguns. Explore a handcrafted story campaign and open world. Craft flesh items, talk to monsters, journey, customize, shoot, hack and slash, use stealth. It’s your choice.

Death Trash is an open world singleplayer role-playing game with handcrafted levels, an atmospheric story campaign and an optional local co-op mode.

The game features realtime gameplay with ranged and melee combat, stealth, multiple choice dialogue, an inventory full of items and wriggling worms, a crafting system and social skills.

Travel through the gritty post-apocalyptic wasteland by world map and explore hand-painted organic locations. Meet exciting characters: Talk to the Fleshkraken, visit the Puke Bar or pickpocket stuff from that old naked guy.

Customize your own character through stats and making choices. Experience the story and discover side quests. Fight against machines and larger-than-life monsters – or become their friend.

Deathtrap Dungeon: The Golden Room Demo

Wales Interactive


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Deathtrap Dungeon: The Golden Room is an interactive movie based on Ian Livingstone’s multi-million selling classic gamebook. Become the adventurer on their quest to the Golden Room.

As the Brave Adventurer faces many foes, you must tread carefully on your quest through to the Golden Room. Face the Trial-Master of the Dungeon Vhaidra and her tricks and traps as she tests your skill. Beware of the Bloodbeast lurking behind any door.

Decide wisely, or find yourself in a Deathtrap.

Faraday Protocol – Summer Game Fest Demo

DECK13 Spotlight


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Faraday Protocol is a first-person, story-driven puzzle game that will test your curiosity and keen perception. You are Raug Zeekon: interstellar archeologist from planet Cunor. You have been sent by your company to investigate the source of a mysterious signal coming from an unexplored star system.

As you deploy from your spaceship, you’ll find yourself in a new and unknown environment. A voice will welcome you to “Opis” – the mysterious place where you have landed.

Opis is structured with a succession of puzzles and trials you’ll need to conquer in order to keep exploring. Solve intricate puzzles by re-distributing energy through the use of your Bia-Tool and demonstrate your abilities during the stations’ challenges.

The mysteries of Opis are hidden within its core. Who built it? When and why? And where are they now? Investigate lore elements spread throughout the station, interact with the governing A.I. “Iris”, and expose secrets lost in the millennia.

JUSTICE SUCKS: RECHARGED Demo

Samurai Punk


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JUSTICE SUCKS: RECHARGED is an action comedy sandbox game about a killer robot vacuum cleaner on a quest for vengeance through a Neo-90s TV universe. Hack smart devices, turn them into deadly traps and consume the blood of your enemies for power.

Lawn Mowing Simulator: Xbox Summer Game Demo

Curve Digital


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Experience the beauty and detail of mowing the Great British countryside in Lawn Mowing Simulator, the only simulator that allows you to ride an authentic and expansive roster of real-world licensed lawn mowers from prestigious manufacturers; Toro, SCAG and STIGA as you manage your mowing business.

PHYSICALLY AUTHENTIC LAWN MOWING EXPERIENCE
Execute ground checks, set your blade height, and measure your engine load as you complete a variety of contracts across Career Mode, Free Mode or Challenge Mode. Take your mowing further with several attachments from stripe rollers, mulching kits, grass collectors, recyclers, flail decks and more.

BEAUTIFUL RURAL BRITISH COUNTRYSIDE
Lawn Mowing Simulator is set in a beautiful British countryside town. Busy residential streets, vast castle grounds, quaint cottage greens, and large equestrian fields are just some of the locations that await your mowing blades.

REAL WORLD LICENSED MOWER MANUFACTURERS 
Toro, SCAG and STIGA front line Lawn Mowing Simulator with their real-world machines painstakingly re-created visually and physically. 12 Mowers are available in the base game, each with their own challenges, attachments and upgrades to pursue.

ACCURATE AND ATTENTIVE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Build your own lawncare business from the ground up. Purchase and upgrade your headquarters, hire employees, purchase advertising and balance the books as you grow and expand your business.

Mayhem Brawler – Demo

Hero Concept


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Mayhem Brawler is an urban fantasy themed beat ’em up that brings back the 90s arcade vibe to present day. With comic book style art and kick-ass soundtracks, it offers a unique experience that you can tackle solo or as co-op with friends while defining the next step in the story with your choices.

TO PROTECT AND SERVE
While answering a routine call on a patrol, Dolphin, Star and Trouble -the most popular officers of the super-powered law enforcement agency, Stronghold- find themselves in a sequence of events that will alter the fate of the entire city.

EXCESSIVE FORCE
Let’s get one thing straight; if you ever think that a day in the life of a super-powered law enforcer is easy, you couldn’t be more wrong, as there are greater threats than street gangs in urban fantasy themed Mayhem Brawler. Using your arsenal of combos and special abilities, you and your co-op teammates should make life miserable for those super-powered criminals, fend yourself from the fury of werewolves, resist the hexes of street wizards and confront the megacorp led by vampire houses that enforce their goons to do their dirty deeds.

THE MAYHEM UNIVERSE
Comic book inspired hand-drawn backgrounds and frame-by-frame animations coupled with a kick-ass soundtrack will deliver a jolt of adrenaline to your controller. With the choices you make, you will shape the flow of the story and finally reach one of the three different endings in Mayhem Brawler universe, where each corner has a story to tell.

Princess Farmer Demo

Whitethorn Digital


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Princess Farmer is a match3 puzzle and visual novel game with easy to learn action mechanics and different difficulty levels that let you breeze through the game or challenge you to earn more rewards. The story is played in episodes, much like magical-girl anime, with each lasting between 20 minutes to 1 hour, depending on your chosen difficulty level, your skills, and whether you decide to skip dialogue interactions. Different level goals keep you on your toes and bring a fresh approach to the match3 genre. Dialogue options let you choose how Princess Farmer interacts with her friends, affecting your relationships with them. Make them your BFF and they may reward you with gifts!

Princess Farmer was just an ordinary farmer when one day she woke up under the Gaia Tree. Now through the magic of Mother Gaia, she can hoist up whole rows of veggies with ease to make matches and smash obstacles by herself, in co-op, or even with an AI companion! Something mysterious is happening in the woods and it’s your job to puzzle your way to uncover it! You’ll learn about the world around you as you talk and build relationships with the loveable characters including: Mother Gaia, Garlic, Shoppe Keeper Rowan, and even Bot Bunny!

Strings Theory Demo

BeautifulBee


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Strings Theory is a wacky puzzle / arcade game where you control the particles of life itself!

Inspired by the romantic side of physics, we take you on an epic journey into the heart of Anomaly. Control three unlikely heroes with their own personalities and skills. Beat more than 50 brain-twisting levels. Save the microcosm from a deadly threat!

BEGIN THE JOURNEY

“Oh, what a beautiful mystery this land is. How inorganic.” – Isaac, the smart string

Find yourself in a strange land. It’s the Anomaly, where forces unknown converge. Swap between your strings and use their unique skills to avoid the dangers. Collect the quanta of energy, and reach the wormhole to the next level.

Want to play with friends? The full version of Strings Theory will support up to 3-player local co-op.

SURPRISES EVERYWHERE!

Deatomizers that can evaporate you in an instant. Trapdoors to the void of space. Gravitiles that change gravity. The ever-moving Kinetiles, and more. The full game is full of deadly traps.

You’re going to need brains to navigate such a treacherous space. A bit of good old arcade timing won’t hurt either.

MEET THE MISFITS

Telly, Isaac, and the Twins used to be your everyday strings. Sucked into the Anomaly, they’re our only hope to stop the impending doom.

– TELLY is a hot-headed wannabe hero. What he lacks in brains, he makes up for in strength. Use him to push obstacles out of your way.
– ISAAC is a mysterious chap with a keen interest in physics. Make him phase through floors to reach unreachable places.
– THE TWINS, or NORM and SAL, are like the poles of a magnet. Separate them, and they’ll be more than happy to conjoin.

Can this odd bunch get together and save the world? Yes, but only if you help them!

Tanknarok Demo

Polyblock Studio


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TANKNAROK is a high speed, frenzied blastathon where 2-4 tanks go head to head in a wide range of arenas; filled to the brim with huge guns, powerful explosions and dangerous hazards! Wholesome roughhousing with either your friends at home, or friendly strangers on the internet!

Teacup – Demo

Whitethorn Digital


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Teacup is a narrative adventure game with a focus on exploration and non-linear progression. You play as the titular Teacup, a shy and introverted young frog who loves drinking tea and reading. The day before she is to host a tea party at her house, she realizes she is completely out of tea, and thus must venture into the woods around her to find the herbs she needs to restock her pantry. Explore a beautifully illustrated world as you meet a cast of whimsical animals and help them out!

The Tale of Bistun – SGDemo

Black Cube Games


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Overview:
The Tale of Bistun is a story-driven action-adventure game inspired by the 12th Century tragic poem “Khosrow and Shirin.” You play as a stone carver who wakes on Mount Bistun with no memory of anything before that moment. An insidious blight has spread, bringing forth many dangerous foes. You must battle through varied enemies and travel between the real world and an ethereal place of forgotten memories to discover the secret of your past.

Story:
On the craggy slopes of Mount Bistun, a stone carver awakens with no memory of who he is nor how he came to be there. He soon discovers that a blight is squeezing the life out of nature, tainting the local wildlife and turning it hostile. Encouraged by a strange, pleading whisper, the man journeys between the real world and the mysterious place of forgotten memories, known as the Revelations Realm, in search of answers. But a colossal ancient evil is watching, waiting, and is not best pleased that its plans are being disrupted . . .

All the while, an omniscient narrator recounts the man’s every step and details his innermost thoughts. But who is he? And how does he know so much about the befuddled stone carver?

Key Features:
– An Ancient Persian myth
The Tale of Bistun is a compelling tale of sacrifice and self-discovery inspired by the 12th Century poem “Khosrow and Shirin.” The story takes place in an exotic world of Persian myth, where magic and divine influences shape all that you encounter.

– Explore beautiful but blighted lands
As the stone carver, you must traverse the scenic slopes of Mount Bistun to unravel the mystery of your identity and how you came to be on the mountain. Although beautiful, Mount Bistun has been afflicted by a terrible blight, and dangerous creatures wait for unsuspecting adventurers . . .

– Engrave the past
As you explore the mountain, sculpt statues to remind you of your hazy past. Then, you can return to a hub area to carve out beautiful engravings detailing your past experiences and encounters.

– Omniscient narrator
The Tale of Bistun is told through an omniscient narrator, who recounts the stone carver’s steps and innermost thoughts. But just how reliable is this narrator? And does he, perhaps, have an agenda of his own?

– Fast-paced combat
Engage in fast-paced, tactical melee combat against a variety of wicked foes based on Persian mythology. If you’re in danger of being overwhelmed, unleash a devastating special ability to clear your path.

BattleCakes_SGDemo

Volcano Bean


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Leap into a world of epic sweetness and forge the path of a cupcake hero that you create! Explore Pasteleria, an enchanted kingdom that’s jam-packed full of magic, mystery and the many friends you make along the way in this cozy turn-based RPG.

Clone Drone in the Danger Zone Demo

Doborog Games


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Clone Drone in the Danger Zone is a robot voxel slice-em-up where any part of your body can be sliced off. With your mind downloaded into a robot gladiator, you must survive the sinister trials of the arena.

Singleplayer Game Modes:
• Story Mode – One part epic tale of human defiance, another part laser swords.
• Endless Mode – Challenge yourself to fight through 86 level variants spread across 7 difficulty tiers. Can you make it to TITANIUM?
• Challenge Mode – Bow-only, hammer-only, can you still survive the arena?

Multiplayer Game Modes:
• Last Bot Standing – A Battle-Royale-like game mode with short, 5-10 minute play sessions and up to 15 players. Survive, and shower in the remains of your fellow robot competitors.
• Private Duels – Challenge your friend to a 1v1 duel!
• Online Co-op! – Use the power of human friendship (and laser swords!) to survive in the arena!

Godstrike_SGDemo

Freedom! Games


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Godstrike is a 3D boss rush Bullet Hell based on time. This means that you have to face every Boss and defeat them before your time runs out!

TUNIC SGDemo

Finji


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TUNIC is an action adventure about a tiny fox in a big world. Explore the wilderness, discover spooky ruins, and fight terrible creatures from long ago.

#Sail Forth Demo

The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild


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Xbox One X Enhanced
Experience the Deepblue! Put the wind to your back and cast out into High Adventure over a vast ocean spanning numerous unique regions, each packed to bursting with its own flora, fauna, and ambient music.

Make chase with a pod of curious dolphins, watch the sun sink into an icy horizon, run down a clutch of cowardly privateers and accept their apologies to the tune of wild cannonry. Your sails are filled to billow and you’re nosing into countless possibilities.

It’s said, by some, that the Deepblue was once an endless breadth of sand and steel and tall-tops and glitter-brittle, and that the ocean’s weight belched up from the smoulder and crush of an ancient secret, an Iron Maelstrom, a Famine of the Sky.

What will you uncover on your cut across the crest and baffle of the ‘blue? Will your adventure win you answers? Will you discover the riddle of the sea?

Cry havoc! Man the round shot and let scream the demi-cannon! Buy, equip, upgrade, and modify your ships’ armament to suit your play-style.

There’s war on the water, and it’s up to you to outfit your ship and make ready to stove and shatter any pirate, privateer, or sea monster martial enough to shiver your timbers.

Catch a bellow and feel the hearty push of full sails. Surge and sway with the rip and roil of rolling waves. Tack and jibe and heave and cut with a ship and sea realized with enough attention to realistic sailing physics to keep a naval enthusiast engaged while remaining deeply accessible to everyone.

Why captain a single ship when you can marshal an entire flotilla? Build, manage, and modify a custom cadre of unique and specialized vessels to match your own personality and play-style. Make ready your sea-stance and take to water with a cannon-bristling clutch of wood, iron, canvas, crew, and ambition.

Stay engaged with a replayable procedural sailing adventure whose narrative is revealed through free exploration in an ocean-world of ever-changing discovery. Lean into a chill sailing session or wage raging war on the cracking waves.

The Deepblue beckons with the promise of High Adventure! Sail Forth!

Fractal Space | Demo

Haze Games


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Xbox One X Enhanced
Live the memorable experience of a first-person, story-driven adventure and puzzle game! Jump over lasers, avoid terrible moving saws, dodge giant crushers, use your Jetpack and Taser-Gun to think your way through zero-gravity puzzles of this mysterious space station.

TASER-GUN | YOUR BEST FRIEND
Shoot your Taser-Gun to power-up electric devices remotely. When you’re alone in the universe, this weapon is your best friend. Keep an eye out for Taser Batteries to make sure you don’t run out!

JETPACK | ENJOY FLYING
Defy laws of physics by firing up your Jetpack to fly freely through space and avoid deadly traps. You cannot risk falling into the void; use it wisely and make sure you have enough fuel to make your jump!

CONTROL TIME | HYPER-SPEED
Use your Hyper-Speed ability to slow down time around you, allowing you to focus and survive traps that would be deadly at regular speed! Beware – Hyper-Speed consumes health, so don’t overdo it!

ZERO-GRAVITY | SENSATIONAL
Discover a new way of thinking first-person puzzles and survive rooms in Zero-Gravity! Stay sharp and aware of your surroundings – it’s easy to get lost when you’re floating in space.

UPGRADES | EVOLVE
Explore the station to find Upgrade Terminals and acquire new Abilities! Upgrades are persistent for a New Game+ when the game is completed. You’ll enjoy a faster second run!

PUZZLES | THINK
During your journey in this dangerous space station, dexterity is not your only challenge; activate switches, complete minigames, use cubes to reach higher grounds, go through portal teleporters, orient light mirrors, search for clues and much more!

EXPLORE | SPACE
Explore and pick up hidden recordings throughout the station – they will help you solve puzzles, recall what happened to you and find answers about your past, present and future. Remember to acquire Health Packs and Taser Batteries to help you get through this adventure.

REPLAY VALUE | FIND SECRETS
Many rooms can be completed in multiple ways. Others can be skipped using secret passageways. Once you have completed the main storyline, continue your adventure in New Game+ to discover previously inaccessible Bonus Rooms, secret passages and obtain all bonus Upgrades and Recordings!

COMPETE | ACHIEVE & LEAD
Show everyone what a puzzle mastermind you are by unlocking more than 70 Achievements, sharing your speedrun scores with your friends and the entire world!

SPEEDRUN | OPTIMIZE GAMEPLAY
Enjoy a speedrunner-friendly experience by enabling Speedrun Mode, allowing you to optimize your timings and compete with your friends via Leaderboards! Speedrun Mode shows you additional timers, speeds-up elevators and allows you to completely disable all cut-scenes of the game.

Clouzy! Demo

Tinymoon


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Explore the world alongside your flying pet, collect delicious fruits, and cook tasty meals to look after your cloud daycare. Dive into a cute and colorful world in this wholesome farming game.

– Live your own adventure alongside your flying pet!
– Explore a colorful world and all its diverse biomes!
– Collect different fruits and items to cook tasty meals!
– Take care of your cloud daycare by feeding and playing with them!
– Complete your journal with your own adventures!

A Juggler’s Tale Demo

Mixtvision


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“Ladies and Gentlemen! Come in, come in! In the mood for a story, are we?”

Abby is an artiste held captive at a circus: She spends her days entertaining the audience and her nights in a cage, longing for freedom. One day, she escapes the circus and gets to explore a mystical world.

Alas, freedom comes at a cost and Abby soon finds herself dragged into the dangers this world has to offer: In a war-torn, medieval fairytale, surrounded by ravaged, starving citizens and hunted by the relentless cut-throat Tonda, Abby has to cross raging rivers, make it through bandit camps and around traps. Her adventure is always accompanied by the lyrical rhymes of puppet master Jack, who is telling her story while holding the strings of his puppets firmly in his ever-helpful hands.

Who can Abby trust? Can she find a way to truly break free? Despite dangling from her threads, will Abby learn that she can still influence her destiny?

“Abby, can’t you see? The strings holding you up also hold you back!”

Head over to your Xbox and start enjoying these fantastic game demos on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S! Please note, some demos are subject to regional availability. Stay tuned to Xbox Wire to learn more about what Team Xbox has planned and of course, have an amazing summer of gaming!
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