Microsoft spent a little bit of time on ID@Xbox, its independent game initiative. Nestled in the middle was Ashen, a dark exploration game. In the trailer, a man gets impaled with a spear and a scary skeleton tree does a roar.
Later on, it looks a bit more serene and almost like thatgamecompany’s Journey. On a windy plain, the woman who survived the earlier attack meets a giant grassy whale. Neat.