LOS ANGELES — Xbox boss Phil Spencer didn’t make gamers sit through an hour and more of just dark shooters this morning at Microsoft’s Electronic Entertainment Expo press briefing. His team also spent significant time showing a handful of some beautiful indie games.

Here’s a look at some games that’ll debut first on Xbox One:


This is a space-station exploration game from developer The Fullbright Company, the company that made Gone Home.


This is a fantasy exploration game with a distinct art style and flying hairy whales.

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Beyond Eyes

Here’s something colorful! Beyond Eyes is a completely new game that we’re only learning about for the first time.


Wow! Cuphead is a throwback 2D platformer that looks like a 1930s animated film. It’s unbelievable.