The Gamescom in Cologne is over, it’s time to go home and think about all these awesome games that are about to be released. Of course, we have seen the Gamescom 2018 Awards, with only AAA games as winners, but there a way much interesting games out there, but not well-known by the gamers.
The biggest reason why most gamers only buy games like Battlefield, COD, FIFA and Forza is that they never take the change to see the nice Indie games, which can be found during events like the Gamescom. That’s why we picked ten games for you gamers. Maybe there are some games you might like as well. If not, there are so many more Indie games for you out there, just give them a try!
Our top 10 in random order:
- Irony Curtain (Artifex Mundi)
Visit glorious country of Matryoshka in Irony Curtain: From Matryoshka with Love – a satirical point and click adventure that takes you from your bourgeoisie comfort zone and throws right in the middle of a Cold War class struggle to the death. Meet Western journalist visiting the communist regime for the first time and merciful Leader, who is the embodiment of all that is good but also has the best-looking stash in the land. Discover bizarre secrets of Matryoshka – the bestest country in the world!
- My Memory of Us (Juggler Games)
My Memory of Us is a reminiscence of a friendship between a boy and a girl. A friendship made during tough times. Times of terror, pain, and exclusion in a world where people were forced to live in two artificially detached worlds.
Decay of Logos (Amplify Creations)
A girl on a journey with her companion, a mystical Elk. It is an immersive action/adventure third-person RPG influenced by European folklore and by J. R. R. Tolkien’s high fantasy. The gameplay focuses heavily on player-centric exploration with minimal hand-holding, challenging combat and resource management.
- Greyfall (The Rion Games)
Greyfall: the Endless Dungeon is an isometric action RPG combining the massive combats and space management from Diablo and the challenging nature of the Dark Souls series…with a twist: You create the dungeons.
- The Gardens Between (The Voxel Agents)
Best friends Arina and Frendt fall into a series of vibrant, dreamlike garden islands peppered with everyday objects from their childhood.
Traverse back and forwards in time to discover each garden’s secrets and reveal a story about friendship, childhood and growing up.
- The Sinking City (Frogwares)
The Sinking City is a third person adventure game, inspired by the works of American horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. It is our biggest and most ambitious project up to date, in terms of gameplay, story and overall experience we are aiming for. We are building The Sinking City on three main pillars – open world, open investigation, Lovecraft – which define how it will play and feel.
- Blacksad (Pendulo Studios)
Pendulo Studios is back with a new, fully-3D, adventure-mystery game based on the award-winning graphic novel of Juan-Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido: BLACKSAD. Players experience a brand-new adventure of the charismatic black cat and private detective, John Blacksad.
It’s the early 50s, and corruption, money and fame are poisoning the sports world, in particular boxing. The owner of a boxing club is found dead, and his star boxer, soon to be taking to the ring in an important bout, has disappeared. To solve the case, John Blacksad must once again poke through the seedy entrails of New York City…
- Ashes of Creation (Intrepid Studios)
Ashes of Creation is a unique take on the MMO experience. Our world structure is dynamic and built to react to the actions of our players. Cities will rise and fall, their populations based on the history of the world as the players create it. Quests will unlock as these populations gather, their needs grow, and secrets are unlocked.
- My Brother Rabbit (Artifex Mundi)
My Brother Rabbit is a beautifully drawn exploration adventure and puzzle game set in a surreal world that mixes reality with a child’s imagination. A loving family discovers that their daughter has fallen ill. While her parents set out to get her the treatment she needs, her determined older brother turns to the power of imagination to help both of them cope.
- The Sojourn (Shifting Tides)
The Sojourn is a thought provoking first-person puzzle game in which you traverse the parallel worlds of light and darkness in search of answers.
You are born into a beautiful, pure land, but everything is not as it seems. Darkness seeps through every crevice and forms the foundation of the world you live in. Open your eyes to the shadows of the world to uncover the hidden truth.