INDIE SHOWCASE: 2019 GAME INDEX

We’ve received over a hundred game submissions, all from worthy indies eager to show off what they’ve been working on, and fed them to our judges. They are analyzed, critiqued, poked, prodded, and judged until only a few remain.  For this year, those few are:

A Duel Hand Disaster
Norman's Night In

A Duel Hand Disaster

Developed by: Ask an Enemy Studios
Genre: Split Screen Single Player Twin Stick Risk 'Em Up
Platform: Nintendo Switch / PS4 / Xbox One / Steam / Oculus

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher is the only split screen single player twin stick risk 'em up in which your score is meaningless unless you exist. Destroy the Left, Recover the Right. Above all do not lose sight of your mission. Trackher!

Norman's Night In

Developed by: Bactrian Games
Genre: Adventure Metroidvania
Platform: Android / iOS

Norman’s Night In is a platform adventure game that tells the tale of Norman, his bowling ball, and his fateful fall into the world of cave. Use slingshot mechanics to solve puzzles, face unfamiliar cave beasties, and discover the unseen world by the light of your new bowling ball. Upgrade your bowling ball to access new abilities, uncover secrets, and continue your descent into the interconnected world below. Every level of Norman’s Night In is hand crafted and hand-drawn. It’s a game that engages with people’s sense of curiosity and exploration while unfolding the forgotten history of a kingdom passed.

Photographs
Zombie Rollerz

Photographs

Developed by: EightyEight Games
Genre: Narrative Puzzle Tragedy Game
Platform: Android / iOS

Photographs is a Ensemble Narrative Puzzle Tragedy Game? What the hell does that mean? Well, In Photographs you'll play through five different stories, with different characters and different gameplay mechanics, set in different times. Mechanics, beautiful dioramas, haunting music and voice slowly build to reveal bitesized, tragic tales.

Zombie Rollerz

Developed by: Zing Games, Inc
Genre: When Pinball Meets Zombies!
Platform: Android / iOS / Nintendo Switch

There is only one way to survive – launch pinball and stop the zombie wave! Explore the epic world of Zombie Rollerz! A new, free, hybrid, award-winning game created through the fusion of the classical arcade pinball machine and the ever-growing zombie infection. Rescue and recruit powerful heroes to aid your survival. Suppress the zombie infection with unique skills and abilities. Experience pinball in a new light with each hero’s ball offering a fun new way to defend against the zombie horde. The zombies may look cute, but they are quite dangerous, from the relatively harmless farmer to the plant-like Devourer, do no underestimate the zombies! Bounce into Zombie Rollerz today!