Xona Games

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Xona Games
IndustryVideo games
HeadquartersYarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Key people
Jason Doucette, Matthew Doucette
Number of employees

Xona Games is an independent Canadian video game developer founded in 2008 and headquartered in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.[1]


The company makes shoot 'em up games, targeting primarily Xbox LIVE Indie Games and Xbox LIVE Arcade which are especially popular in the Japanese market.[2] The company and many of their games have won awards, including the Rogers Small Business Big Idea Contest.[3]

Games released by Xona Games:

Year Title Platform Publisher Metacritic Score
2010 Decimation X Xbox 360 Xona Games
2010 Decimation X2 Windows Phone Xona Games
2010 Decimation X3 Xbox 360 Reverb Communications
2010 Score Rush Xbox 360 Reverb Communications
2012 Score Rush HTML5 Turbulenz
2012 Score Rush MP HTML5 Turbulenz
2016 Score Rush Extended 撃点 PlayStation 4 Reverb Communications 80,[4] #64 Best PS4 Game of 2016[5]

Additional games in development by Xona Games include a new version of Score Rush, Decimation X4, and Duality ZF.[6] Xona Games was announced as an official ID@Xbox Xbox One Developer.[7]


Xona Games' games has won a total of $180,961.71 in contests,[8] including the $100,000 Innovacorp I-3 competition[9] and the $50,000 Tizen App Challenge.[10] Decimation X3 was named one of the top Xbox Live Indie Games by Official Xbox Magazine.[11] Duality ZF was a finalist in the 2010 Dream.Build.Play contest, ranking #5 worldwide.[12][13]


  1. ^ Silicon Hali, thecoast.ca
  2. ^ Xona Games Interview, indiegraph.net
  3. ^ ENTREVESTOR: Xona Games on winning streak, chronicleherald.ca
  4. ^ Metacritic - Score Rush Extended - PS4, metacritic.com
  5. ^ Metacritic - Game Releases By Score - PS4, metacritic.com
  6. ^ Our Games, xona.com
  7. ^ New Developers Sign On to ID@Xbox, xbox.com
  8. ^ Awards, Honors, & Accomplishments, xona.com
  9. ^ Innovacorp Announces I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition Winners, progressmedia.ca
  10. ^ Tizen App Challenge, developer.tizen.org
  11. ^ The 16 best Xbox Live Indie Games, oxmonline.com
  12. ^ "XNA Dream.Build.Play". Archived from the original on 3 December 2010. Retrieved 20 Jan 2010.
  13. ^ Lumi wins Dream-Build-Play 2010 Challenge Archived June 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine, armlessoctopus.com

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