PAX East Indie Showcase

PAX East Indie Showcase

Each year we showcase a collection of the best indie games you’ve never heard of available on mobile platforms.


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Our submission period has ended for 2016 and this year's games have been announced, but if you have a question for next year, let us know!

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A Tofu Tail

A Tofu Tail

Developer
alchemedium
Platform
Android, Windows, Mac, Linux
Genre
Puzzle
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A Tofu Tail is a whimsical, narrative-driven puzzle game about a man-turned-tofu by a deceptive fox spirit, the Kitsune. Help Mr. Tofu find his true form as he fights his way across 100+ levels in the surreal Kitsune maze realms! The unique hand-drawn art style, extensive retro(ish) soundtrack, and challenging maze puzzles will have you second guessing your assumption that this is a standard block roller! And don’t let Mr. Tofu know your doubt - he can’t help his forced cuboid appearance!

Antihero

Antihero

Developer
Tim Conkling
Platform
iOS, Android
Genre
Single-Player and Multiplayer 4X Strategy
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Fast-paced strategy with an (Oliver) Twist. Run a thieves’ guild in a gas-lit city overrun by corruption and greed. (Single-player and asynchronous multiplayer.)

Open Bar

Open Bar

Developer
Gingear Studio
Platform
iOS
Genre
Cocktail Puzzle
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Open Bar is a unique cocktail-flavoured puzzle to be enjoyed at all times. Explore an endless stream of addictive, shot-like puzzles. Earn rewards & unlock new cocktails. Enjoy slick motion design animations, refreshing sound FXs and a catchy soundtrack. Each (tasty) level is completed in 3 moves. Sounds easy? Don’t worry, challenge will come your way, whether you have 1 or 60 minutes to spend.

Shadow Bug

Shadow Bug

Developer
Muro Studios
Platform
iOS
Genre
Action Adventure
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Shadow Bug is a new kind of platformer game for mobile with emphasis on adventure and speedrunning. The control scheme of the game is specifically designed for touch screens. You play as Shadow Bug and try to stop the evil factory from polluting your forest home. You do this by tapping on enemies and slicing them to pieces.

Thumb Drift

Thumb Drift

Developer
SMG Studio
Platform
iOS
Genre
Endless Racing
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Get sideways and burn rubber in the ultimate endless drifter; Thumb Drift.

Whether you know how to drift or not, you’ll enjoy sliding sideways around the corners to compete for the highest score.

The #1 racing game in over 60 countries on the App Store!

Unmatch

Unmatch

Developer
Andrew J. Adams
Platform
iOS
Genre
Puzzle
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Unmatch is a mobile puzzle game about not matching. Separate similarly colored hexagons to complete puzzles, and reveal the potential patterns that chaos can provide. Open your mind to the power of diversity and understanding that similarity is not the only way to organize. Stop matching, Unmatch.