Most Anticipated Indie Games Of 2018 : Part One

After compiling all of our lists for the games we were most excited about, we decided to have a two part series highlighting all of them since there are so many amazing titles coming out this year! We are dropping this one today as our First Day Of Summer treat to you and Part Two will be released later this year. Let us know which games you’re most looking forward to in the comments!

 

 

 

Wandersong – TBA 2018
An inspired side scrolling adventure about the power of music that will having you singing as you save the world! You play a bard who carols his way into the hearts of the people around the world in order to collect pieces of a mysterious melody called the Earthsong, which is rumored to prevent the imminent reset of the universe.

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Necrobarista – TBA 2018
Take a final stroll through with the supernatural in this cinematic visual novel, set in a magical cafe in Melbourne where the dead rise for one last night amongst the living. Enjoy that coffee, for it will be your last.  Built in a 3D graphical framework, it still manages to maintain the aesthetic of the 2D hand-drawn anime-inspired style and has gorgeous cinematography to compliment it.

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Frostpunk – April 24th, 2018
An ice age has taken over the earth, destroying civilization as we once knew it. You must face moral and tactical challenges to ensure the survival of a society threatened by extinction by maintaining and preserving the towns infrastructure and citizens.

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Vampyr – June 5, 2018
What do you do when you’re both a vampire and a doctor? Uphold the Hippocratic Oath to serve and heal the people, or do you feed into your blood lust and serve them up for dinner? As you scour through the devastating war ruins in search of a cure for the flu-ridden citizens of London, you must also choose to be the savior or the stalker.

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Into the Breach – February 27, 2018
Earth is under threat by a giant alien race that has been breeding under the surface. Armed with powerful and customizable mechs, you must pilot your way through turn based battles to save civilization, and failure is not an option.

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All Walls Must Fall – March 6th, 2018
The year is 2089 and The Cold War never ended. Both sides have watched and evolved in retaliation for 150 years, but tensions have finally lead to a breaking point that could leave the world in total chaos and death. You control time traveling secret agents who attempt to restore order and prevent the rogue nuclear strike that would doom everyone.

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Legendary Gary – February 20th, 2018
Gary is like most of us – someone just trying to be a good person while in life who also tries to make plenty of time for playing games. He has a normal life during the day and spends his evenings playing a new RPG, Legend of The Spear, but the line of fantasy and real life has started to blur together and now he needs your help!

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Where the Water Tastes Like Wine – February 28th, 2018
Gather around the campfire and immerse yourself in the harrowing stories about traveling and surviving the Depression era in the United States. Explore the folklore with the aid of striking hand drawn illustrations and a 3D overworld, that grows and transforms with every new tale.

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9) Felix the Reaper – TBA 2018
Time to show off those *killer* dance moves in this charming 3D shadow manipulation puzzle game. Help this suave field reaper set traps for his victims and boogie his way into the heart of Betty the Maiden, a worker for the Ministry of Life that he has fallen head over heels for. Death never looked so stylish.

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The King’s Bird – TBA 2018
Momentously glide your way through this precision-platformer, set in an exquisite and vibrant secret world that is being ruled by a tyrant. As you journey through the stunning terrains, you will learn the ability of flight by creating wind bursts that allow you to fly with flocks of magical birds and soar your way to freedom.

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Once Upon A Coma – October 2018
Once upon a time there was a brave young boy named Pete, who slept silently in a coma until he woke up to a nightmare that made him want to retreat. The once calm town has been take over and all of your childhood forts have suddenly transformed into dangerous mazes that are overrun with monsters, spiders and child eating zombie parents. It’s up to you, your trusty bird pet and your childhood pals to discover the truth behind the towns horrifying transformation and your coma.

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Fe – February 16th, 2018
Wander your through a dark Nordic forest where nothing is what it seems, at first. With the aid of the mythical creatures that inhabit the land, you will traverse through ancient ruins and secret hiding places in search of artifacts and clues about the mystery surrounding the ominous Silent Ones.

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Subnautica – January 23, 2018
After crash landing on a strange planet, you disembark into the alien underwater trenches that are filled with spectacular – and sometimes deadly- caves, kelp forests, reefs and volcanos. During your expedition, you must manage your supplies and maneuver your submarine around the fascinating wildlife that dwells in the waters.

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Eternal Hope – TBA 2018
After losing the love of his life to a tragic accident, our hero is presented with an offer he can’t refuse to bring her back to him. You must trek across an enchanting world in search of fragments of her soul.  Unleash your power to reveal and merge the Dark World with our dimension in order to find hidden objects and solve puzzles during your adventure.

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Keep In Mind – March 8th, 2018
Overcome by alcoholism, depression, grief – Jonas awoke one day to find himself immersed in a obscure world filled with beasts and demons. In order to leave the haunting shadow land behind and return home, he must conquer the monsters that lurk around every dark corner.

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Fossil Hunters – February 13th, 2018
Unearth fossils and reconstruct your own dinosaurs in this easy going archeological action adventure game. Survey each level in search of fossils, mysterious artifacts and other hidden treasures by excavating your environment and clearing through new levels.

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Celeste – January 25th, 2018
Welcome to the world-renowned Celestial Resort Hotel! Here, you will help Madeline travel to the top of Celeste Mountain where she must survive both the journey and her inner demons. This concise platformer guides you through a number of obstacles and mental challenges as you forge ahead toward the peak.

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Laser League – May 10th, 2018
This thrilling futuristic sports game is an all new arcade style multiplayer experience where you and your team wage a neon war that will test your reflexes and intuition. Evade colored beams of your rivals on the arena using power ups and special abilities, while trying to vaporize your opponents as well. Dodgeball has nothing on this league.

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Octahedron – March 20th, 2018
Jump to the beat and create your own platforms as you ascend a psychedelic world in this gravity defying action adventure. As you scale the brightly colored summits, you must solve puzzles and master the rhythm of the music to avoid the enemies and traps that are in sync with it.

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Baba is You – TBA 2018
You write the rules in this quirky puzzle game with the interactive blocks that are at your disposal. Trigger unexpected interactions and surprising outcomes as you maneuver each block, essentially allowing you to change your goal for the level or even how the game itself works.

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night – TBA 2018

After becoming the host of an alchemists curse that slowly crystalizes your skin as a young orphan, you fall into a deep sleep for 10 years that allows it to grow and mature. During this time, a hellish castle teeming with demons has been summoned and now it is up to you to battle your way through. With a variety of weapons at your disposal and the aid of alchemy at your finger tips, this exploration based side-scroller is set to be a refreshing addition to the Metroidvania genre.

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