Like Dreamer is a bullet hell shooter with a social media theme. In the game’s world there’s a popular bullet hell social media platform called Bulletolk, and by showing off impressive gameplay, users can receive “likes” from others. Like Dreamer is set to launch on July 21 for PC (Steam).
Forklore is a 3D action game where players control a fork that has gained the ability to fly through the power of magic. The goal is to progress through each stage by flying around and stabbing a variety of objects along the way.
Armored Lab Force VULVEHICLES is a comical shmup where players destroy both enemies and terrain to clear stages. The game’s main characters are 6 girls at the facility who pilot versatile vehicles known as Vulvehicles.
Summer Road is a hack and slash autoplay RPG where players do not control the girls directly, as they move and battle automatically. The game tells a story of three curious young girls who set out on a summer adventure.
YASO curse of soirée is a 3D horror adventure game set during the end of Japan’s Meiji era (1868-1912) where you explore a mysterious Western style house. The game is set to launch on Steam July 7 (JST).
The Chain of Life is part visual novel, part card game, and part RPG. The game takes place in a fantasy world called Noa where a falling star sets the story of multiple young people in motion. The game is slated to release on Steam and will be seeking crowdfunding via the Japanese website Campfire starting July 7.
An infinitely spawning poo feature causes serious issues in a Japanese indie game called I’m going to die if I don’t eat sushi!. We asked the developer why they added such a feature in the first place.
Carta Marina is a simulation game where players will explore the world that was depicted in the real-life Carta Marina map which was drawn in the 16th century. The map, which features detailed topography, was created in 1539 by Swedish pastor Olaus Magnus and is one of the oldest drawn maps of the Scandinavian Peninsula.
A game that saves the muscles caught in the ceiling of the gymnasium is a new kind of shooting game where players throw balls at body builders stuck in a ceiling to rescue them. The game takes place in a gymnasium that for some reason has a bunch of buff guys caught in the rafters.
Online Sparkler is a game about enjoying sparklers with others online. A sparkler is a type of firework one holds in their hand. Light the combustible end and watch the flickering sparks twinkle in the darkness in a fleeting but beautiful moment.
Indie game developer and publisher Akupara Games has released a checklist on Twitter asking, “What is your VARIETY indie game score?” The list they created contains 100 popular indie games, and by checking off the titles that you have played, you’ll get to find out your “indie gamer score.”
Resonance of the Ocean is a soothing game about answering back to echoes heard from across the ocean
Resonance of the Ocean is a short adventure game about answering back to echoes heard from across the ocean. It is set to launch on July 9 (JST).
Open world samurai game Rōnin Trail officially announced. Wander Edo-period Japan fighting to survive
Rōnin Trail is an open world adventure game where players take on the role of a samurai in Japan. The game takes place during Japan’s Edo-period where a masterless samurai, or rōnin, is left to wander the countryside searching for their purpose.
Written by. Nick Mosier based on the original Japanese article (original article's publication date: 2022-06-15 18:33 JST) Taiwanese game studio Mizo Games released a Steam...
In SCP: Secret Files, players can experience a variety of paranormal phenomena by taking on the role of a researcher for the SCP Foundation. The newly released demo tells a story related to SCP-701.
Mofu Mofu Sensen will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on June 16 (JST). Mofu Mofu Sensen is a furry fighting game being developed by a single person using SmileBASIC.
Valve kicked off their Steam Next Fest June 2022 edition on June 13. The event will last until June 20 (PDT) and offers players a chance to try tons of demos for upcoming games and livestreams from developers to check out. Here are some demos that caught our eye.
Brutal Japan is a survival horror game that takes place in present-day Japan. It’s an episodic game made up of around three different stories, with the first episode being playable when the game enters Early Access.
Usagi Shima is a bunny collecting game where players manage an uninhabited island and try to gather cute and cuddly visitors. If you’re looking for something wholesome and heartwarming, interacting with these adorable bunnies may be just what you need.
Malice is a first-person horror game set in Japan. The game will support 2-player co-op and push players’ observation and reasoning skills as they try to progress.
I’m going to die if I don’t eat sushi! is a 3D action game about eating sushi to stay alive. A man turns his love of sushi into strength and sets off to save sushi. By eating more sushi, the man will rescue both sushi and himself.
One indie game developer saw surprising sales numbers on Nintendo Switch and spoke about their success
Japanese indie game developer Hikari Itsuki recently took to Twitter to say that the Nintendo Switch version of their new game Magic Potion Millionaire sold “startlingly well.” Just how well did it sell and what was the reason behind the success? We reached out to Itsuki to find out.