2022 Competition Entrants

by 3 O'clock grymlins Team
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This Lovecraftian-inspired tale tells a story of a man writing the horrors of the one night he visited his great uncle's mansion in the search of his father or in the search of fortune, you decide. Your goal is to fully write the story about what happened that night before 3 AM and by doing so, accepting and understanding the fate you might have unleashed upon yourself.

by Erik Hasanof
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Navigate through mazes filled with obstacles and objectives while avoiding holes!
The classic marble labyrinth game with added arcade/puzzle features!

by Glee-Cheese Studios
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A Musical Story is a rhythm game set against a 70s backdrop. Explore the memories of Gabriel, a young man trying to come to terms with his situation through the connections to his musical memory. Each correctly played melody opens a new chapter into Gabriel's past, bringing him closer to the truth.

Key Features
• Rekindle Gabriel's memories with rhythmic button presses in time with the music
• Storytelling without words – discover Gabriel's journey through music and visuals
• Gabriel's story comes to life through a beautifully crafted art style created by Alexandre Rey
• Original soundtrack featuring 26 songs, composed and performed by Charles Bardin and Valentin Ducloux
• Play every song perfectly to unlock a hidden chapter

by Spare Parts Oasis
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A Rogue Escape drops you in the opening moments of a bold, and possibly foolhardy escape attempt. There are so many, many, many things that can go wrong, and even after you get past the guards, the crushing atmosphere, the traitorous merchants, and the giant land squids you'll still be trapped in a colossal machine you don't know how to pilot. But you won't be here anymore, and that fact alone is worth the risk.
Take command of a 4-story crawling mech - a Nauticrawl. Clues left by previous pilots will get you started, but you'll have to fill in the gaps. Pull levers, flip switches, and experiment with everything. But beware, getting it moving is just the first hurdle…

Evade capture as you test your wits, bypassing systems and sentries. Master 5 distinct control centers that you were never meant to pilot, and feel what it's like to pilot a colossal steampunk mech in VR.

by npckc
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Experience the stories of Haru, Erika, and Manami in A YEAR OF SPRINGS, a visual novel trilogy about three friends navigating their feelings of love, connection, and just wanting to belong.

In one night, hot springs, visit the hot springs with Haru, a young and anxious trans woman who just wants to enjoy herself on a trip with Manami but doesn't want to cause any trouble.

In last day of spring, start off the Reiwa era as Erika, a well-meaning ex-delinquent who runs into more issues than expected when trying to plan a spa day for Haru.

In spring leaves no flowers, help sheltered university student Manami think about what friendship and romance mean to her as she spends a day with Haru, Erika, and her boyfriend.

by Randwerk Games eG
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ABRISS is an atmospheric physics-destruction building game. Build structures from parts to let them crash into your targets. Unlock new parts, destroy more, witness entropy at its worst in digital-brutalist cityscapes. Build to destroy.

by Curious Fate
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Absolute Tactics is a turn-based, tactical RPG adventure with a compelling storyline and strategic battles, puzzles and quests. Evoke your heroes' unique, class-based abilities and attack patterns and customize your playstyle to defeat an array of enemies and giant boss monsters.

by Paul Hervé
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Adapt is a survival evolution game designed to simulate the constantly changing environments life must navigate to thrive. To succeed, your species will need to find food using a multitude of dietary strategies, seek out habitable environments, and react to changing seasons, and global climate. Your competitors will evolve alongside you, vying for food and territory to ensure their own survival.

by Neil Jones AKA (Aerial_Knight)
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Aerial_Knight's Never Yield is a Narrative Runner that plays much like a classic endless runner. The game has an interesting story that keeps players always in motion. Run, Jump, Slide or "Dash" for acrobatic variants leading to dope combinations and avoid the challenges that await. Aerial_Knight's Never Yield is being built for players who love to speedrun games while being an experience that casual players will enjoy as well.

by Eremite Games
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'Banished' meets 'Slay the Spire'

'Against the Storm' is a roguelite city builder set in a fantasy world where it never stops raining. You are the Queen's viceroy — a pioneer sent into the wilds to establish and manage new settlements inhabited by beavers, lizards, and humans.

Your goal is to survive long enough and gather the valuable resources necessary to rebuild and upgrade the Smouldering City. It's the only safe haven against the Blightstorm — a vile cycle of destruction ravaging everything in its path. Do you have what it takes to weather the storm?

by Michelle Ma, Sebastian Baracaldo
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A 3D adventure platformer where you play as a kind alpaca dedicated to helping their animal friends.

by Joy Manufacturing Co.
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18th century Paris - a city of love, lies and revolution. You are a woman of fashion trying to survive the political turmoil. Date a cast of unforgettable characters. Amass the wealth and respect you deserve. Engage in gossip that can alter the course of history, or lead you to the guillotine.

by Strange Scaffold
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An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs is a first-person open-world comedy adventure game with a very long name. You and your fiancée are the last two human beings left in the universe. Dogs run airports, along with the rest of society. Deal with alien logic, travel issues, and strange stock photo dogs as you attempt to stay in touch with the person you love, when you both live your lives on the go!

by TNgineers
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APICO is a laid-back beekeeping sim game about breeding, collecting, & conserving bees!

Set in a series of lush environments, APICO uniquely combines resource gathering, biology, and beekeeping minigames, taking ideas from a mix of real-life and fantasy apiculture & floriculture.

by Moebial Studios
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Aquamarine is a contemplative, turn-based survival adventure about perception and discovery in an alien ocean.

Inspired by the psychedelic sci-fi of the '70s & '80s, Aquamarine combines the mystery of classic adventures and open-ended survival mechanics with elements of exploration, puzzle-solving, and strategy.

by HandShake Firm
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The great guardian statue is attacked! Its spirit energy released and its protective powers broken, the ground shatters across the land: mountainous chunks of earth begin rising up into the atmosphere. Traverse the sky in this open-air platformer featuring elegant, fluid movement and swift combat. Play as a mysterious assassin-like wielder of spirit energy to strike down enemies, restore the great guardian statue and return the land to the earth.

by LAI Games
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Congratulations! You Own an Arcade! It's run down, sure, but it has a lot of potential. In order to rebuild this magnificent venue to its former glory, you'll need to do some work before you can open for businesss. Customize the look and feel of your arcade using a multitude of materials. Leverage your creativity to build, customize and decorate! Attract customers and build Reputation to unlock new attractions. Fill your venue with officially licensed arcade games, and play solo against NPC competitors or hang out and socialize with friends in multiplayer.

by idoz & phops
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A malicious and cruel king once ruled the land and terrorized all who faced him. He along with the fabled arch to Archvale have become the fodder for ghost stories and passed down myths. All that remains of him are the Undying; beings whom the king cursed with immortality to live out their eternity in his prisons.

You and you alone can defeat the Undying and rid the world from the dark shadow the king has left.

Journey across diverse regions, looting and crafting your way to better weapons and equipment. Through these upgrades you will be able to succeed against the host of enemies that await you and stand between you and the truth about the said-to-be-mythic arch to Archvale.

by Jasper Caerels, Sybran Aerts, Joren Arens, Lend Van Den Berge, Jan Hahn
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Will you be climbing to the top and enjoy the freedom of space, or burn in the depths of Hell for all of eternity?

Ascend beyond the plane of mortal achievement...

In this game we wanted to bring back the typical arcade aspects such as fast paced fun gameplay, progressive difficulty, endless gameplay possibilities and the good old high-score table competitivity! All this while paying homage to the world renowned "Tetris".

by Boozy Viking Productions
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Vikings in a wooden space station: Accidents waiting to happen.
Help Freya escape from a wooden space station filled to the brim with the dumbest mead-drinking musclesheads space can offer. Set off the plethora of accidents this place has, in this comedic accident action simulator.

• Become Freya, a world-class thrower of axes, fish, and tankards of mead
• Gawk at the stupidity of vikings, who can barely think without alcohol
• Enjoy the hilarious accidents that would never pass OSHA regulations
• Laugh at the maelstrom of stupidity that is Asgardromeda!

by KEIZO
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About ASTLIBRA
It is the full-length version of ASTLIBRA, a side-scrolling action RPG, with newly updated mechanics and content. Get ready for all-new skills, additional dungeons, and more mysterious secrets!

In addition to the new content, the existing game has received a further, beautiful layer of polish. DX Library developer, Takumi Yamada, has brought high-resolution, widescreen graphics into the fray, while graphic designer Shigatake and illustrator Haku Tatsufuchi deliver stunning character and monster art refinements.

Character controls, core mechanics, Event Skip, KARON My Set, music loop specs, and direct synthesis from recipes have also been redesigned. And now, with multilingual support, ASTLIBRA can be enjoyed by entirely new audiences across the world!

Side-scrolling action
Beautiful scenery and a meticulously crafted world set the scene for this action-packed RPG, which offers the thrill of taking on enemies with only a few buttons at your fingertips.

Enhance your Character
Collect coins and Force energy to unlock new skills and equipment to develop your character into the ultimate warrior, ready to take on whatever adventures are thrown at you! Slaughter demons to discover rare treasures, providing astonishing abilities to aid in your quest.

Role-Playing
Told in chapters, the complex story unfolds gradually with a range of characters to meet and bid farewell. Can you solve the mysteries and uncover the hidden truths this strange land holds within its grip?
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Bosses
You will need to take advantage of all your acquired enhancements and skills to take on the giant bosses that make ASTLIBRA's story so rich and colorful.

A TALE BEYOND TIME
A young man, knocked unconscious while escaping his hometown amid a terrifying demon attack, awakens to find himself separated from his childhood friend in a world where all humans have vanished. With only a talking bird for company, tracking down his missing companion and rediscovering his lost homeland will be no easy task. Experience the adventures of this young hero, who, buffeted by time and fate, reveals what it means to face your challenges with courage and kindness.

by Little Leo Games
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An all-new dice-deck-building roguelike, Astrea: Six-Sided Oracles, has you chart a path through the ruins of a lost civilization as one of six brave oracles. Using an ever-changing deck of dice and enchanted sentinels, Purify waves of Corrupted foes and a decayed goddess to save the Star System.

by Femy Nassirou & Hervé Blanchot
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The people of the lunar planet have disappeared! Embody Astreia, a being of light from the solar planet, and try to find them. By opening portals between these two worlds, explore the abandoned living city, but be aware, it will not let you pass so easily...

by Sugar Rush Studios B.V.
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At Eve's Wake is an interactive horror story inspired by Lovecraft's work about a lost relative reuniting with their family and surviving their onslaught.
Charm your opponents, outwit or outright murder them, those are just a few of the tools to evade your final fate — or embrace it. Your actions will shape your future and that of the family.

by Isto Inc.
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Bend nature to your will by capturing deadly creatures and exploiting an unforgiving, perpetually dark world. Build, automate, and optimize your machines to keep your base powered, but always be prepared to leave the safety of the light. The creatures of the dark are needed for your assembly line to run: The Pushbacks split your lines of resources, the Tornatoad will pluck your planters, and the wild bees pollinate your plants—so long as you don't steal their honey. That's just a fraction of the beasts you'll encounter in this warped ecology. The base must survive at all costs—Headquarters demands it.

by EggNut
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Backbone is a post-noir narrative adventure. Become raccoon private eye Howard Lotor and explore dystopian Vancouver inhabited by animals as you uncover a deeply personal story of change and transformation.

Backbone is inspired by film noir, weird sci-fi, post-soviet aesthetics, modern political regimes, the works of Lynch and Kaufman, and existential philosophy of Sartre. It is a linear, cinematic narrative experience that subverts genre and challenges your perception of what it means to be a person.

by Glob Games Studio
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Playing the role of a Bandit, the player travels through the charming town of Voyjslavitze, discovering the secrets of the inhabitants. He will deprive the wealthier citizens of the purse, being careful not to be caught by the not very smart, but effective guards. The main axis of the story is the preparation for the theft of a new, valuable artifact that lies in the prince's treasure.

We will be helped by various types of crooks, thieves, smugglers, and even an eccentric magician. As the character develops, the player gains access to new skills and spells. Careful bandits will find a variety of easter eggs that refer to various works of popular culture.

You decide what your adventure will be!

Bet on dynamic gameplay by stealing gold candlesticks and plates or robbing caravans passing through the forest.
However, some robberies will require a very carefully thought-out strategy.

Complete tasks, improve your skills, and buy better equipment. Become part of a city legend everyone dreams of.

by MonteBearo
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Assemble your party. Answer the call. Win the war. Build a deck and fight a series of turn-based combats with up to 6 party characters through the city of Dawn's Point. Each character can unlock a set of unique cards and abilities that can augment your deck in powerful, exciting ways.

by Azura Brothers Studio
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BattleCross is a fusion of CCG deck building, fast paced card battles, interesting story driven indie RPG, with a straightforward UI.

Indulge in a Badminton themed world, as the player follows along the Main Character's epic journey to fulfil his promise with his father to win the State Championship, as he slowly discovers the truth behind the horrible incident that took away his father's life 10 years ago. Every decision you make along the way will eventually alter your storyline and branch into 7 different Endings.

Collect more than 170+ cards through 100+ Side Quests and Hidden Quests or Training under Coaches as you proceed along the story. Collect unique Gears with special effects, and form countless meta for PVE to defeat 200+ opponents scattered across the game's world that consists of 200+ unique maps, or to emerge triumphant in PVP with players all around the world.

by Monothetic LLC
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Beacon follows the journey of interstellar mercenary Freja Akiyama, stuck in an endless search for her distress beacon after crash landing onto an unknown planet. With her Clone Bay stuck in an automatic printing cycle, death is only a minor setback. Each life you'll not only find weapons and items to help you; you'll also be collecting DNA from the enemies you defeat. After your inevitable death you're given the opportunity to alter your genome, allowing you to change your statistics and gain gameplay-altering physical mutations for your next clone's life.

In the search for your Beacon, new questions arise; just how many clones of Freja are there? How long has she been stuck in an infinite cycle of survival? How much of her humanity will be sacrificed before escaping?

by Vodeo Games
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Beast Breaker is a turn-based, mouse-bouncing adventure. You play as a tiny warrior named Skipper, tasked with defending innocents from giant mosaic beasts that threaten to destroy everything.

The game combines satisfying pinball physics with tactical decision making. Pick a style of attack, line up the best angle, and launch! Watch Skip careen around the screen and break the giant beasts to pieces.

Along the way, you will meet a vibrant cast of characters who will help you craft equipment, master unique new fighting styles, and maybe even discover the origin of the Beasts...

by rokaplay
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Beasties is a lovingly hand-drawn 2D monster trainer game with a turn-based puzzle combat, where you take on the role of a Beastie trainer.

- Sophisticated genre mix of Monster Trainer & Puzzle
- Many Beasties have adapted to the environment, creating a variety of Beastie types
- Easy to learn, hard to master Turn-Based Puzzle Combat
- Mining is important to get resources that are needed for tools
- Team up with Beasties, upgrade and customize them for your gameplay
- The game is 100% Plant-Based and we care about diversity!

by Banana Bird Studios
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Beasts of Maravilla Island is a 3D adventure game where you take on the role of a young wildlife photographer who traverses Maravilla Island's magical ecosystems to discover extraordinary creatures, learn their behaviors, and, most importantly, photograph their majesty!

The protective magic of Maravilla Island is waning, and the only way to save it is to restore humanity's belief in the magical. Assume the role of Marina Montez, an aspiring wildlife photographer who is armed with her grandfather's journal of Maravilla and his camera. To save Maravilla Island, you must climb, explore, and solve puzzles with the island's flora and fauna to find and photograph its fabulous beasts.

You'll also need to coax out their unique behaviors! Play with a rambunctious otter-crocodile. Be the wingman for a lovestruck bird-monkey. Discover the favorite hiding spots of birds disguised as bananas. Beasts of Maravilla Island is filled with enchanting opportunities to engage with creatures in unique, wholesome ways!

Capture your magic moments with majestic animals, and share Maravilla Island's magic with the world!

by Juggernaut Entertainment
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Beat the Beat Up! is a VR action/rhythm game, where you fight to the beat as the star of your very own Bollywood blockbuster! The script: a local don has sent out his goons to terrorize your village, and just like any good desi hero, only you can stop them. Prove that you've got what it takes to impress the critics. Rack up your score, clear the streets and save the village as you Beat the Beat Up!

ACTION PACKED GAMEPLAY
- Battle waves of over 100 goons as you protect the village and its residents from the terror of the local don.
- Feel the music as your punches generate beats that correspond with sections of the song, making the
combat a tool to create an audible crescendo.
- Encounter a variety of enemies that will challenge you to change up your strategy and keep you on your
toes!

A DESI WORLD
- Immerse yourself in a beautiful village that feels like it was ripped straight out of a Bollywood classic.
- Watch enemies destroy the environment around them as they slam into walls, crash into nearby objects, and
more!
- Try to find all 10 of the easter eggs and references to Bollywood hidden throughout the world!

BE THE BEST HERO YOU CAN
- Play repeatedly to improve your rank and see how the critics review your performance, with 8 possible
responses.
- Boost your score by aiming punched enemies towards bonus explosives spread across the level. Every
great action movie needs that visual flare!
- Watch your hands come alive with fire as you unleash epic combos!

by Silver Lining Studio
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Guide brush strokes and solve a variety of puzzles to help an aspiring artist complete her masterpiece amid her brusque neighbor's gaze and his pesky cat. As her painting starts to take shape, uncover an emotional tale of chance and artistry revealed behind unrelated yet familiar moments

by Team SolEtude
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Beyond Your Window is a free visual novel divided into four stories about lives observed from your window.
While searching for new stories to tell, you look outside... and catch glimpses of those existences and the consequences of their choices.
As you observe their struggles and immerse yourself in stories filled with love, choices and complexities, will you be able to find something that inspires you?

by EventLog LLC
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A game that's trying to make the boring machine-learning knowledge learning process fun.

The game flow is similar to part of a software engineer's daily life: debugging with data-logs. Players explore the machine-learning engineer roles such as data-engineer, model-engineer and devops-engineer and at same time recreate the machine-learning concepts with common sense.

by Historiated Games
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Blackhaven is a first-person narrative mystery game where players take the role of Kendra Turner, a sophomore at a historically black college interning at the Blackhaven Hall Historical Society. This museum is the historic site of a ruined 18th century estate that burned during a spectacular Revolutionary War battle, and was the home of Thomas Harwood, an American Founding Father. As Kendra follows her curiosity though the museum's exhibits and archives, she finds cracks in Blackhaven's official story and uncovers a trail of secrets and misdeeds that spans centuries and may determine her future.

by Ori Mees (LegendOri Productions)
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Blake: The Visual Novel is a graphic novel-style, immersive, choice-based thriller.

Set in the perpetually rainy city of New Stone, experience Blake's journey as he encounters a clandestine nemesis, sparking a series of events that quickly force him to choose between losing his sanity or rising to the challenge.

Can you make the right choices and save the citizens of New Stone?

by Get Up Games
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Fight for survival in Blazing Sails, a fast-paced pirate PvP game! Create your own unique pirate and ship. Band together with other players to command your mighty vessel! Explore different game-modes, maps, weapons, ship types and more while eliminating other crews in epic battles on land and sea!

by Happy Kamper Pictures LLC
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In Block Buster, you're kind of a BIG deal.
Don a homemade monster suit and tear apart cities!
Eat and smash puny humans!
Crush cars and burn it all with fire!
Nerd out with the ultimate monster movie fan collection!

Block Buster is a larger-than-life action-arcade, virtual reality game that's all about creative demolition. More destruction equals greater rewards. Find hidden items and earn KARNAGE POINTS craft and customize the monster (and monster-themed bedroom) of your dreams.

by WiMaSiMa
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Block'Em! is an action-filled block-building party game for 2 to 4 players!
The controls are simple but the road to victory is complex.
Be the first to reach the goal or be the last Blocky standing!
Block'Em! mixes platforming and puzzles in the most exciting way.

Race to the finish or be the last block standing!

by Devon Wiersma
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Bombing!! is a lo-fi graffiti sandbox simulation where every inch of the environment can be used as a canvas for your wildest creations. Armed with your trusty backpack, a handful of paint cans and a selection of tools, take to the streets and fill them with your creations!

Features:
- Several atmospheric levels, from rooftops to subways, for you to explore!
- Vandalize every surface with your creations!
- Licensed tunes by awesome independent artists to get the inspiration flowing!
- A wide colour palette of paints, caps and paint pens to help push your imagination to its limits!
- Chunky, crunchy art!
- Other tools to help you in your miscreant endeavors!
And much more!

by Corey Martin / Draknek & Friends
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Move onwards, move upwards, and leave nothing behind: in Bonfire Peaks, players must climb to the top of a mysterious island ruin, burning everything they own along the way. Featuring hours of masterfully designed puzzle content, a breathtakingly lovely voxel overworld, and not a single second of filler content.

by Lars Bracke, Freija De Graeve, Victor Ghys and Pim Jacobs
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Boo-Ya is an arcade game about a ghost that scares residents in a haunted hotel. And tries to break a highscore doing so. But you must watch out to not get caught by the ghost hunters.

by Look Up Games
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Twenty years ago, the skies of Brazil were completely covered by colorful balloons until 1998 where balloons became illegal punished with up to 3 years of prison. To this day, balloon crews are persecuted by police. Cai Cai Balão is a fast paced parkour-lite racing game in which the player completes intense missions in a fictional urban city in Brazil. The player must escape aggressive police officers, snipers, dogs and other obstacles in order to become the FIRST to catch a giant hot air balloon that will earn him respect from the baloeiro families and status as the most notorious balloon hunter. The narrative and voice acting have been developed in close collaboration with baloeiros from Brazil.

by Peachy Keen Games
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Calico is a silly and cozy day-in-the-life community sim game where you are given an important and adorable task: rebuild the town's cat café and fill it with cute and cuddly creatures! Build up your café by filling it with cute furniture, fun decorations, yummy pastries, and get it bustling with animals again!

by Lasse Zacho Malver
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Calturin is a Bullet Hell Boss Rush game where you are resurrected by a necromancer who now holds you in his power. Promised your freedom if you do his bidding, you must traverse the Gauntlet of Portals to unknown lands and face deadly beings.

by Chris Pavia
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Four young Scouts and their Scoutmaster venture into the forest to sing campfire songs and assert their dominance over nature. A chill breeze pushes through the branches, carrying hushed whispers about the curious newcomers. The fire sizzles and pops as shadows dance across the trees. With sticks in hand and visions of gooey marshmallows in their eyes, the Scouts look to their leader to provide them with the forest's bounty.

by Bernaers Jef, Steylaerts Jonathan, Droesbeke Diedrik, Goffin Nathan, Huysmans Marnick, Sauer Isaac
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You command a small ship in a little island group and are being bombarded with different types of enemies.
Collect resources and abilities to upgrade your ship and kill even more enemies.
But beware the more you kill and upgrade the more infamous you become, and the more infamous you are the more enemies there are to take you down.
Try to live through this endless nightmare for as long as possible.

by Sound Rascal & awesome collaborators
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Captain Dynamite and the Fallen Hero: Part 1 is a superhero drama with rhythm gameplay during the action scenes. The story focuses on the title character, a jaded sidekick-turned-hero who reluctantly filled the shoes of his righteous mentor who died in battle. When our hero and his new sidekick are called into action, the player will control their moves and (hopefully) lead them to victory by playing repeat-the-pattern style rhythm gameplay.

This game has been in development for over a decade! It started out as an audio-only game in development for Xbox Live Indie Games on Xbox 360. Since then it has been ported to iOS and revamped with visual features – a nice interface, character portraits, and an audio visualizer – that make it appealing for even more players. But the game is still 100% accessible to blind players, including iOS VoiceOver-style navigation and gameplay feedback.

Coming to iOS in late 2021. Other platforms to follow in 2022.

by Nerial
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Card Shark is an adventure game full of cunning, intrigue, and delicious deceit.
Enter a world where you'll need to play your opponents better than you play your cards.

- Learn new tricks to cheat your way to the top of 18th century French society. Master deceptions using card marking, false shuffles, deck switching, false deals, and more!

- Use your ill-gotten gains to buy your way into the closed world of high-stakes tables.

- Uncover a conspiracy as you climb from local card parlours to the King's table.
A word of advice: Don't get caught. Your fellow gamblers do not take kindly to cheats...

- Travel through 18th century France: Discover small towns, remote mansions, and luxurious lounges imagined by Nerial team (Reigns) and game creator Arnaud De Bock (Pikuniku)

- Immerse yourself in the ornate visual artwork of Nicolai Troshinsky. Have your every move accompanied by an original score from Andrea Boccadoro as interpreted by an orchestra.

by Big Heart Productions
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A hand-drawn, retro 3D collectathon. Parkour through a magic castle as George the Giraffe! String together sweet moves to explore crystal caverns, stone-laden halls, and trippy alternate dimensions.

A cute giraffe with XTREME PARKOUR POWERS!?
This giraffe can get anywhere, anytime! String together wall runs, wall jumps, spins, dives, rolls, and more with responsive controls. Carve new paths through levels in a quest to frustrate level designers. When cool moves aren't enough, don a jetpack or a rocket-powered car to reach new heights.

A retro 3D collecthon for the modern age
Shove a plethora of goodies down your pockets as you explore! Flowers unlock new costumes, star keys unlock doors, and keystones... those unlock the looming central tower...

by Corentin Trehiou
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Shoot your astral arrow to overcome the fascinating challenges of a mysterious celestial world. In a calm and timeless place, thinking and concentration will be the keys to victory. An experience available in virtual reality!


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In Changes you solve puzzles by pushing cells to reshape the level and reveal latent possibilities. Each level takes place on a grid of cells which follow three rules: cells are born, die, or survive based on how many living cells neighbor them. All the puzzles emerge from these three rules, which come together to tell stories about the transformations caused by life and death. Some are tragic, others epic, and a few are pretty cute.

by PIXADOME
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The alien invaders are everywhere, attacking everything and everyone! And when they die, the life-force they leave behind is an ultra-incredible energy source! Is there any hope?

Meet the Chenso Club: a growing group of fighters here to save the world. They're using the aliens' life-force to power up and beat them at their own game. Don't let their adorable nature fool you - they will happily and brutally obliterate any threat that gets in their way.

by Luminous
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Get ready for a new spin on Circle Empires. Predict, plan and attack! Circle Empires Tactics is a simultaneous turn-based strategy game that you can play solo and in multiplayer. Build up your army, use spells and give orders to your troops in the hope that you've outsmarted your rivals.

by SomaSim
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Start a criminal operation from nothing, and grow it into a well-oiled money machine! Build speakeasies and illegal distilleries. Manage production chains and resource distribution. Smuggle goods from out of town and bribe the police to look the other way. Grow a powerful crew and keep your rivals under your thumb. Eliminate competition and rule the city. But most importantly, keep the money flowing.

The year is 1920, the start of Prohibition in the USA. With congressional action, a huge segment of the national economy becomes illegal overnight: bars and saloons are ordered to close, distilleries and breweries go quiet, distributors shut down. But a new era is dawning: a gilded age for smugglers, black markets, illegal manufacture, and organized crime.

This is where you come in. You're a new arrival in the city at the dawn of Prohibition, with ambitions of striking it big. Behind many of the city's facades, people are building makeshift distilleries, secret loading docks, nighttime speakeasies. Work your way into this network, and the world will be yours.

by Tactic Studios
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Claire de Lune is a story-driven puzzle adventure game set in a science fiction universe. You play as John, a smuggler on the run with his daughter, Claire. After crash landing on a foreign planet, John is separated from Claire. He must use his ingenuity, agility, and a few handy pieces of technology to find Claire, repair his ship, and escape safely.

Armed with his trusty Nanogun, John and his AI companion Arturo must find unique means of traversing the treacherous planet surface and navigating through the mysterious research facility found there.

by PASSENGER
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CLOSED HANDS is a groundbreaking work of interactive fiction by PASSENGER, directed by Dan Hett. The game follows the deep intertwined stories of five people thrown together by their involvement in a fictional terror attack.

This sprawling story plays out through a combination of traditional interactive text, as well as explorable computer interfaces, conversations, IM's, phonecalls and more. CLOSED HANDS is a fragmented and complex narrative, playable in any order, that tells the story of the lead-up and aftermath of the attack: some stories go forward in time, some backwards, and some both. Players can choose to follow a single narrative arc, or jump between perspectives to get the full picture of everything that happens to the city, and it's inhabitants.

by Noio
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Harness the power of nature to overgrow lo-fi scenes of urban decay and manufactured landscapes. Create small plant-covered dioramas of brutalism and beauty by planting seeds, repurposing hundreds of discarded objects and creating unique structures for nature to reclaim.

Dive into a relaxing sandbox mode with no goals, or take on a multi-chapter "campaign" where the task is to strike a balance between the natural and the manufactured. Adding objects will encourage lush vegetation to grow, but each object must be covered in foliage in order to proceed.

Cloud Gardens hovers somewhere in between a sandbox toy and a game with challenges. Partly a gardening simulator, partly a dystopian landscape builder, and partly a puzzle game that is both satisfying and without frustration. It is a relaxing experience that takes you from one scene to the next while encouraging creativity and coming up with your own solutions.

by lowpolis
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In co-open, a kid is sent by their grandmother on their first independent grocery run at a local community store. It's a slice of life adventure game that touches on supportive social systems and depicts casual queer representation.

by Xin Ye
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Come with Me is a two-player cooperative game set in a puzzle-filled magical world. Solve puzzles together and help each other by using your asymmetrical abilities and collect memories to uncover the mystery of the world.

When the village plunges into darkness, Com and Mi go on an adventure to bring back the light. Com is strong and bulky whereas Mi is small and agile. You can only complete your adventure by working closely together. Can they get past their differences to work through all the obstacles and save the village?

by Deer Dream Studios
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Featuring Eastern European folklore in an unexpected package, Cooking Companions is a "dating sim" psychological horror title players won't soon forget.

Deep in the woods of the Tatras Mountains, supplies dwindle and flood waters are rising. It's up to you to keep spirits high and make the most of your survival skills. Will you butter up the right person? Or will you wind up on the chopping block?

by Big Sir Games
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Cosmo's Quickstop simulates the fast-paced thrill of managing a gas station… IN SPACE! Upgrade your services, please alien customers, and complete your daily chores through simple minigames that add up to a hilariously frantic experience with solo or couch co-op play.

by Pigeon Eye Games
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Crawlyard is a roguelike card game where you build your own dungeon. It features fresh ideas for card games: real-time battle system, narrative-driven mechanics, and engaging story while preserving everything players like about deckbuilders - card synergy, different classes, and choices that define your journey.

by Dreams Uncorporated, Modus Games
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Cris Tales is a gorgeous, indie love letter to classic JRPGs with a new perspective. Peer into the past, act in the present, and watch as your choices dynamically change the future — all on one screen as you play! Beautifully hand-drawn 2D animations bring to life a world where your choices will change both the present and the future across more than 20 hours of gameplay.

by Consumer Softproducts
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Cruelty Squad is a tactical first person shooter set in the hardcore gig economy of corporate liquidations. You're an emotionally dead combat-substance fueled grunt of Cruelty Squad, a depraved subsidiary company tasked with performing wetworks for its host conglomerate. Will you make the Corporate Arch Demoness proud or succumb to bitter tears of failure?

by NIEKO
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Crystal Raiders VR is a multiplayer Virtual Reality game with action-filled gameplay in various ancient castles. Complete the levels alone or in a party up to 4 players and use your problem solving skills and cunning to make it to the end of each level.
With the weapon of your choice, crush the animated crystal guardians, reveal secrets and solve puzzles in unique hand crafted levels. All this while avoiding deadly traps and ambushes. Collect treasures and experience from each level to customize the look of your character and your weapons in many ways. Find the missing artifact parts and help the dwarfs to build all mighty energy generating artifact!

Family friendly experience - All game content is suitable for all ages, with a friendly environment.

by Robot-Satan
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CTRL Phreak is a hacking roguelite that has you furiously typing the way "hackers" do in movies. Players will delve deep into the HackerSpace, a shrouded corner of the internet only the most elite hackers are able to access, attacking proxy servers and chatting with sentient AI to become powerful enough to hack the Mainframe.

by Team Cubed
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You love arcade games and want to go higher and higher? - Cubed is an arcade game where you are a little kid, trapped in a nightmare dream. A pile of water is constantly rising and you need to escape from it. Why? In the deep water, there is a killer shark, ready to hunt you down. Get higher and higher, collect teddies to gain energy and beat the highscores of your friends!

Are you ready for your next adventure? Are you ready to beat the highscore?

by Fantastico Studio
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CUCCCHI is a project created by Fantastico Studio & Julian Palacios for the artist Enzo Cucchi. It arises from the artist's need to develop his personal archive. Instead of a classic website, it was designed in the form of a video game.

CUCCCHI is not just a video game inspired by the art of Enzo Cucchi or a video game that reworks his works of art, it is the true official digital archive of the artist.
On the archive site (https://www.archivioenzocucchi.com/), instead of consulting the classic catalog of works, it is possible to play CUCCCHI, in a version without game saves.

The game is available from the end of July in its full version for console and PC at a cost of $ 6.99.
This means, and we think it is a remarkable fact, that it is possible to buy (and play) on consoles such as the PlayStation 5 the digital version of the catalog of one of the masters of the Transavanguardia.

CUCCCHI is an exploratory subjective video game divided into seven levels, digital places to explore and created starting from the works of Enzo Cucchi.
In the levels, you can collect floating eyes (one of the recurring elements in the artist's work) that allow you to unlock Cucchi's works in the gallery available in the game's main menu.
To do this, you must arrive at your destination, that is, at the end of the level, without being reached by skulls (another recurring element in Cucchi) that chase you through labyrinthine spaces.
Each time a skull reaches you you will lose one of the eyes you collected, and if you are grabbed when you are without eyes you have to start the level again.

by Maschinen-Mensch
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Curious Expedition 2 is a narrative roguelike adventure set in a reimagined version of the late 19th Century. Players take on the role of an intrepid explorer on a quest to discover the secrets of mysterious islands appearing out of nowhere. Using a combination of hand-crafted and procedural gameplay and story elements, the game creates completely unique and epic adventures every time you play.

by Steamroller Studios
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Prepare to embark on a fantastical journey through the land of Knottington as Lathe, a noble Woodling, and Roguard, his enormous stone companion. Summon the bravery to take on swarms of wooden zombies called Deadwood using an arsenal of unique and lethal weapons. Get to know the quirky and diverse citizens of Knottington as you rescue them from the legions of Deadwood roaming the land. Experience a touching story about friendship, sacrifice, and what it truly means to be a hero.

by Somewhat Software Inc.
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THE GAME
\SPEK.TAKL\ is a a first-person psychological horror game with multiple endings that can be completed in under an hour.

It is a late-night television watching simulator. Sit down on the couch in your new apartment straight out of 1994 and enjoy a cozy evening bingeing cable TV until the sign-off comes around and there's nothing else to watch.

Whatever you do, do not worry about the neighbors; do NOT answer the door; and never EVER watch the VHS tapes that are dropped through your mail slot.

\SPEK.TAKL\ is an intense, intimate and disturbing horror-themed psychosexual exploration on the lengths some of us go to in order to avoid facing the inevitable.

FEATURES
-Four different endings : your actions, or your inaction, matter

-Midnight movie ambiance : an abstract narrative with psychosexual themes, echoing the works of Lynch and Cronenberg

-Late-night television : sit down and actually watch over an hour of remixed public-domain-sourced videos

-Low risk gameplay : no enemies putting the player in danger, just light puzzle elements to solve and a tense and heavy atmosphere

by Diamond Ace (LIly Zone + Zoë Sparks)
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The tale of a rakish lump of clay, given life at the beginning of the world, who wanders here and there rummaging in dumpsters for rare garbage, befriending a criminal hamster, getting involved in the political affairs of the bigfeet of Moonlantis, etc. A lovely game for those RPG fans who enjoy sidequests, secrets, and a very large number of available party members. By Lily Zone and Zoë Sparks (/Elf Bowling RPG: Episode V -IF YOU MEET THE SANTA ON THE ROAD... ROAST HIM OVER AN OPEN FIRE-/, /THE VIRTUAL MUSEUM OF DEAD-WIFERY/, etc.) with a title theme by emamouse.

by Ming Yen Wu
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Play as a gorgeous female wanted-criminal Faye. Utilize her grappling hook and acrobatics to fight enemies from the Inter-Galactic Empire and traverse the ocean-engulfed planet Bluestar!