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It’s time to present the Best Upcoming Indie Games of 2019, as decided by you!

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Welcome to the Players Choice: Best Upcoming Indies of 2019. The following games have been voted on my IndieDB's community from the Top 100 upcoming nominees, and represent the games those voters are most excited for in the next year and beyond.

Honorable Mentions

Before we present the winners, the following games polled strongly and deserve our attention for either narrowly missing out, or they have previously placed highly in a best upcoming countdown and will next be eligible to win when they have released. We'd like to take a moment to give them an honorable mention as we look forward to their continuing development and full release.


2019 COUNTDOWN



10TH PLACE

Global Conflagration

From: Midwood


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Global Conflagration is a Real Time Strategy game set in a near future war-torn Europe. Defeat your opponent by taking control of the battlefield's key resource points and destroy your enemy units and bases.


Look after little superheroes. Don't fall for their tricks and stay focused while taking care of their needs and keeping them entertained. Each kid has a unique power that can disrupt sleep, destroy furniture or make your job a living hell.


8TH PLACE

Trepang2

From: Trepang Studios


You are hunted by a group of elite black ops soldiers. Use your superhuman abilities to survive. Become invisible and ambush your enemies. Activate slow motion to dodge bullets and perform impossibly badass combat maneuvers. Sneak in the shadows and unleash your deadly gun-fu skills on the bad guys who took everything from you.


7TH PLACE

The Riftbreaker

From: Exor Studios


The Riftbreaker is a base-building, survival game with Action-RPG elements. You are an elite scientist/commando inside an advanced Mecha-Suit capable of dimensional rift travel. Hack & slash countless enemies. Build up your base, collect samples and research new inventions to survive.


Car Chase simulator is an action driving game based from car chase scenes from old (and some new ones too) movies or shows for PC and Android. Featuring tactical puzzle style missions, a story mode and multiplayer (splits screen and online).


NEOTOKYO° Kshatriya is a single player standalone HL2 mod. It is a crossover between the Universes of Kshatriya and Neotokyo Source created with the blessing of original NT creator and studio radi-8 artist Leri "pushBAK" Greer


4TH PLACE

Alder's Blood

From: Shockwork Games



Alder’s Blood is a stealth, tactical turn-based game set in a grim world, where the nature stood against humanity and repelled the civilization. Use wide variety of weapons, stay in shadows and prepare deadly traps to survive in combat!


3RD PLACE

Raji: An Ancient Epic is a video game set in ancient India. Chaos unfolds as demons invade to conquer the human realm with ambitions to overthrow the mighty gods themselves. Amidst this chaos, a girl is chosen, her destiny to face the demon lord Mahabalasura and save her brother from him.


2ND PLACE

Starmancer

From: Ominux Games


Obey protocol or go rogue as you take on the role of a powerful A.I. in Starmancer. Build bustling space ports, secret laboratories, and ethically ambiguous human farms. Defend against starvation, sabotage, and space cannibals. Don't worry, you can always grow more humans.


The Forgotten City is a mature narrative-driven game, and a re-imagining of the critically acclaimed mod that won a national Writers’ Guild award and racked up over 2.5 million downloads.

Trapped in a secret underground city during the Roman Empire, twenty-six lost souls cling to life. In this precarious utopia, if one person breaks the mysterious Golden Rule, everyone dies. As a time-traveller drawn two thousand years into the past, you’ll relive their final moments in an endless loop, exploring and interrogating, and changing the course of the day with each secret you uncover.


Congratulations to every winner in the Player's Choice: Best Upcoming Indies of 2019! Further congratulations are in order for every indie game that was nominated and participated in voting. With the Best Upcoming Indies announced, the final Indie of the Year results will go live on December 28.

Continue Reading: Players Choice | Editors Choice


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ModernStoryteller
ModernStoryteller

Thanks to everyone who voted for The Forgotten City! We're over the moon! :-)

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INtense! Staff
INtense!

Looking forward to the 2020 release!

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RobertoTK
RobertoTK

Congratulations to all the finalists!

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CTLN7
CTLN7

A warm thank you to everyone who supported Global Conflagration and happy holidays!

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Super!com
Super!com

Thanks to everyone who voted for Raji: An Ancient Epic!

Happy holidays!

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INtense! Staff
INtense!

Congrats - so much to look forward to :)

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wrayayrton
wrayayrton

Thanks to everyone who voted for neotokyo:kshatriya :O

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