As the Summer Game Fest rolls on, the gaming community has gathered around another event, giving necessary spotlight towards indie developers and their projects. The Tribeca Game Spotlight is one of many events that has brought attention to new upcoming titles. Here’s a brief recap on the games shown:
Thirsty Suitors by OuterLoop Games
Thirsty Suitors is a 3D action-adventure RPG game about culture, relationships, family pressures, and expressing oneself. Help the main character, Jala, handle her demanding parents, reconcile with her exes, and mend broken friendships through colorful, turn-based battle sequences.
The Cub by Demagog Studio
The Cub follows the story of a small child hunted for their immunity to the hostile post-apocalyptic wasteland they call home. Inspired by tough old-school platformers, run through the remains of humankind, outwit evolved wildlife and environmental puzzles to keep your twister pursuers at bay.
As Dusk Falls by INTERIOR/NIGHT
As Dusk Falls is an interactive drama that explores the entangled lives of two families across thirty years in small town Arizona. The choices you make have a powerful impact on the characters’ lives in this uncompromising story of betrayal, sacrifice and resilience.
Venba by Visai
Rekindle memories through food in this narrative cooking game. In Venba you play as an Indian mom, who immigrates to Canada with her family in the 1980s, trying to reconnect with her heritage. Players will cook various dishes and restore lost recipes, through a creative intermixing with puzzles.
A Plague’s Tale Requiem by Asobo Studio
A Plague’s Tale Requiem returns with another gruesome chapter in Amicia and Hugo’s story. Embark on a heartrending journey into a brutal, breathtaking world, and discover the cost of saving those you love in a desperate struggle for survival. Strike from the shadows or unleash hell with a variety of weapons, tools and unearthly powers.
Cuphead in ‘The Delicious Last Course’ by Studio MDHR\
Join Cuphead, Mugman, and Ms Chalice in their adventures in the fabled DLC Island. In Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course run through new bosses, levels, in this charming action platformer and meet new friendly faces like the kind Chef Saltbaker. Enjoy the flashy and nostalgic visuals reminiscent of 1930’s cartoons.
Release: June 30th, 2022.
Oxenfree II: Lost Signals by Night School Studio
Return as Riley Poverly and solve the new mind-bending mystery within her hometown to investigate the mystery, but what will she do it turns out to be more than she bargained for? Joining in on this new mystery is Riley’s newest companion, Jacob, who has surprisingly strong ties to the events in the previous game.
Immortality by Half Mermaid
Immortality is an upcoming narrative video game where the player has to piece together the story of three unreleased films starring the fictional actress Marissa Marcel. Come through footage and use your wits to get to the bottom of this strange mystery, with amazing live action performances.
American Arcadia by Raw Fury
Escape from Arcadia, a retro-futuristic utopia where all its oblivious citizens lives are broadcast live for entertainment. Enjoy two unique play styles: A 2.5D action side-scroller with platform action, stealth and puzzles. As well as a full 3D first-person game, with hacking, exploration, stealth elements, and puzzles to solve.