For this recurring segment, we will be highlighting the five biggest stories on IndieDB for the prior week. Whether it's demo releases for upcoming indie games, Kickstarter campaign announcements, or important stories that affect the indie gaming as a whole, you'll find them rounded up here each week.
The Week of April 21 2019
A beautiful third-person puzzle adventure game telling the story of an orphaned cub that retraces his steps from the last journey he took with his mother. Along the way you will be challenged by fun and unique puzzles, explore amazing scenery full of life, and relive past memories of your mother.
Demons Never Lie is a graphic adventure made with voxel and low-poly where even your soul is at stake. An incredible and dark story with the typical elements of the classic point&click; and visual novels. An exciting interactive experience with a unique atmosphere. STORY After an awful life, John's soul is ready to say goodbye to this cruel world. In that moment, a demon called Ocaso, appears in front of him. The mysterious creature offers John the opportunity of being young again, having the life he's always dreamed of. In exchange of his soul, of course. Will John accept his offer? And, if so, what will be the consequences?
Nor’easter is an episodic adventure game taking place in Northern America, somewhere in the mighty forests of the north. The game is deeply rooted in the lumberjack folklore, a setting that's as unknown to the general public as it's full of quaint, strange creatures known as fearsome critters. The story follows a jackalope (a hare with antelope antlers) named accordingly: Jack, as he sets out to help a lumberjack named Jacob in his search for his two lost children. Along the way they will meets tons of weird, magical creatures – a filla-ma-loo bird, a hidebehind, a treesqueak just to name a few – as well as the mysterious Elders of the Forest. However, somewhere in the shadows, lurks the most fearsome and dangerous critter of all: wendigo...
Within the Cosmos is a single-player first-person sci-fi RPG. The year is 2278, and humanity is on the verge of extinction. You were sent there to preserve the human race, as they are fighting a war they will not win. You are one of 500 people who work for UESA (United Earth Space Agency). You were put in cryogenic sleep and sent to the planet 'Berith II'. A planet that is tucked away in the Adallio star system, hidden, and far from the war. However, once you arrive, you and your crew come under attack by an unknown enemy, and it is up to you to figure out who is behind the attack, and why.
Levelhead is a level building platformer with a challenging campaign for 1-4 players. Run, jump, and power-up through tons of levels in the handcrafted campaign, then build and publish levels for the world to play!