Published on July 20th, 2020 | by Joseph Saulnier0
Summer Game Fest Developer Showcase
Some interesting new titles here.
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure (ustwo games) – Alba: AWA is developed by a core team of 25 developers, but is also a deeply personal story. Originally created by Art Director David Fernandez Huerta and Programmer Kirsty Keatch, the game is inspired by their own fond memories of childhood summers in the Mediterranean.
An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs (Strange Scaffold)– An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs is an open-world comedy adventure game. Talk to stock photo dogs. Solve their problems. Catch your flight. And call it Dog Airport Game when you get tired of saying the full title, like I did three months ago. PC and Xbox console exclusive for Holiday 2020.
Blasphemous: Stir of Dawn (The Game Kitchen/Team17) – Blasphemous, the punishing action platformer from The Game Kitchen, is receiving a free DLC on August 4th which sees playing reprising their role as The Penitent One as they seek out to awaken an ancestral power long since forgotten by the Miracle. Coming to consoles and Steam as a free DLC.
Dreamscaper (Afterburner Studios/Maple Whispering Limited)– A surreal, roguelite inspired ARPG with modernized hack’n’slash combat about lucid dreaming. Warp the dreamscape around you to battle a nightmarish depression that lives in a young woman’s subconscious. DREAM. DIE. WAKE. REPEAT.
Figment: Creed Valley (Bedtime Digital Games)– Figment: Creed Valley is an action-adventure game set in the human mind. Nightmares are spreading chaos and enemies have overrun once-peaceful lands. Join Dusty, The Mind’s courage, as you make your way through puzzles, musical boss fights and unique environments. Face your fears head-on.
Ghostrunner (One More Level/505 Games) – Ascend humanity’s last remaining shelter, a great tower-city. The tower is torn by violence, poverty and chaos. Conquer your enemies, discover the secrets of the superstructure and your own origin and obtain the power to challenge The Keymaster.
Griefhelm (Johnny Dale Lonack/Thorrnet Publishing) – Griefhelm is an award-winning tactical dueling game with lethal medieval weaponry. Skewer your enemies, deflect their blows, and push your advantage as your tactically overcome foes in fast-paced duels. Every engagement begins a new dance to the death as warriors search for an opening. Master the art of combat to overcome your enemies and claim victory.
I Am Dead (Hollow Ponds and Richard Hogg/Annapurna Interactive) – I Am Dead is a charming puzzle adventure game from the creators of Hohokum and Wilmot’s Warehouse about exploring the afterlife.
Maskmaker (InnerspaceVR/MWM Interactive)– In an all new mysterious universe built by the developers of the award-winning A Fisherman’s Tale, players take on the role of a Maskmaker’s apprentice. Players will learn the magic of crafting masks to immerse yourself in the intriguing enigmatic beings within the game. From mask-to-mask and puzzle-to-puzzle, players will make their way through the “mask realm” to seek Prospero, a mysterious figure who appears to rule it, ultimately unraveling the secret of his identity. Check out the exclusive gameplay content premiered during today’s stream here.
Mechinus (Huey Games) – In Mechinus you embark on a clockwork adventure set in a mechanical ecosystem as Cognito, a curious creature whose duty to maintain the lifecycle of this captivating world leads him on a journey to the heart of the machine in order to save it.
Mundaun (Hidden Fields/MWM Interactive) – After learning of his grandfather’s mysterious death in a fire, the protagonist travels to Mundaun for the first time since childhood. He will soon discover that something old and diabolical is haunting the remaining inhabitants. The quest to find out the meaning behind these sinister events takes players on an odyssey up Mundaun mountain, across steep meadows to stony fields and snow-covered peaks. Mundaun is a lovingly hand-pencilled horror tale set in a dark, secluded valley of the alps. Players will explore areas full of secrets, survive hostile encounters, drive vehicles and solve a variety of hand-crafted puzzles in the search for truth. Take a look at some exclusive gameplay here.
Overcooked! All You Can Eat (Ghost Town Games/Team17)– Overcooked, Overcooked 2 and every morsel of additional content released for both games are being blended together and remastered from the ground up in Overcooked! All You Can Eat.
Tunche (LEAP Games Studios/HypeTrain Digital)– Tunche is a charming, hand-drawn beat’em up brawler game with roguelike elements, co-op and a pinch of shaman witchcraft. Master the five characters, their skill-sets and ultimate abilities, defeat epic bosses and unravel the secrets of the mysterious Amazonian jungle! The game is centered around high-risk, high-reward combat, and features a stylish grade system. Choose a hero that suits your playstyle the most and begin your journey through 4 different worlds, each filled with unique enemies.
Untitled Goose Game Physical Editions + Vinyl Soundtrack (House House/Panic/iam8bit/Skybound Games)– Untitled Goose Game’s first-ever physical boxed edition for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, as well as the game’s Vinyl Soundtrack, will release on September 29, 2020. The new boxed version, complete with exclusive collectible physical goodies for players, is available now for pre-order at retailers around the globe and Skybound.com. The “Lovely Edition”, (with premium recycled materials) is an iam8bit-exclusive version, and is also available for pre-order today on iam8bit.com. To mark the occasion, iam8bit and Skybound have produced a video showing off the physical editions and vinyl.
Unto The End (2 Ton Studios/Big Sugar) – UNTO THE END is a combat adventure, in the style of a cinematic platformer. You play a father trying to get back home to his family.
Voidtrain (Nearga/HypeTrain Digital) – Become a crew member of an interdimensional express! Discover a new mysterious world inhabited by amazing creatures, dangers and surprises. Upgrade your train, gather new materials and build better weapons! Available in single player, or in online multiplayer with up to 4 people.