The Xbox One release schedule seems to be back to full swing with four new indie games vying for your attention today. First up is Beholder Complete Edition from Curve Digital and Warm Lamp Games. Set in a dystopian world where privacy is dead and the State controls every aspect of life, you play as a a government-installed landlord tasked with spying on tenants to ensure laws are beyond obeyed and the State is kept happy. Pick it up now for $14.99 and if you buy before February 2, and you will also receive a free copy of Dear Esther.
Next we have Vesta, a game about a witty 6-year-old girl who lives in a desolate underground maze. Players will explore over 36 levels full of obstacles and enemy robots as Vesta and her DROID traverse this varied landscape and solving the numerous puzzles she finds in her path, and even the odd fight to survive. Pick up the game from FinalBoss Games here for $14.99.
Also releasing today is The Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human from Digerati Distribution and YCJY. As resources began to dwindle in the year 2971, sub-aquatic spaceships were sent to a nearby wormhole to look for habitable planets. Things did not go as planned. And now the ship Argo9 has returned, thousands of years later. Pick it up here for $14.99.
Finally we have The Vanishing of Ethan Carter from The Astronauts, a first-person story-driven mystery game focused on exploration and discovery. You play the game as Paul Prospero, an occult-minded detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter. Realizing the boy is in grave danger, Paul arrives at Ethan’s home of Red Creek Valley, where things turn out to be even worse than he imagined. Buy it now for $19.99.