For this recurring segment, we will be highlighting the five biggest stories on IndieDB for the prior week. Whether it's demo releases for upcoming indie games, Kickstarter campaign announcements, or important stories that affect the indie gaming as a whole, you'll find them rounded up here each week.
The Week of September 2 2018
Interstellar Space: Genesis is a turn-based space 4X strategy game where you are the emperor of a space faring civilization. You will explore the wonders of space, colonize other worlds and expand your empire across the stars where mysteries await you. You will discover that you are not alone in the universe. And, when you meet other sentient species, what will you do? Will there be peace, or will you go to war?
"You conquered Hell time and time again and you end up here?? This is your reward? Your first thought may be fuck this, but who wouldn't take the chance to see a different path? You won't let it devour your people this time will you? Maybe instead of shredding through the nefarious hordes you can close the gate this time." The main focus of Ultra-Violence is giving players an adrenaline inducing cooperative action adventure they can experience with their friends.
Lead your team to victory by suppressing the enemy and using squad-based tactics to win the fight. With its real-world battlefields and painstakingly recreated weapons, equipment and uniforms all rendered in the stunning CRYENGINE, Vanguard: Normandy 1944 challenges players to fight and secure historic WWII objectives during the most ferocious and intense battle of modern history: D-Day.
A lethal virus has infected Treasure Island,San Francisco and it is up to Captain Winter, a U.S. Army soldier working with the Center for Epidemic Research and Control (CERC) to stop the mysterious and deadly Pangu Virus from spreading to the mainland. The Cepheus Protocol is an independently developed top-down RTS inspired by XCOM, Company of Heroes, and Parasite Eve.
Set off on an amazing journey through Unknown Fate. Passing seamlessly from the real world into a surreal universe you’ll come across strange characters and unfamiliar artifacts. Engulfed in mystery, you’ll take cautious steps deep into the unknown, only to have your mind swept away by yet more questions, nibbling at your grasp of what you think is real and true – your certainties will start to crumble.