Each year Pax showcases the best indie games for Android, iOS, and Nintendo Switch.
Pax East is one of the largest gaming conventions in the United States and features Game Developers and Publishers from around the world.
This year Pax East will be held from 2/27 to 3/1 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
We love indie games at Speedrun Hype, especially retro-themed ones! Let’s explore this year’s Pax East Indie Showcase winners!
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS4, XBox One, Steam
Genre: Action / Adventure
Neon City Riders is an action-adventure game created by Mecha Studios and inspired in 80’s sci-fi scene. Each turf is composed by different aesthetics, enemies, mechanics, puzzles and side-quests; giving Neon City Riders a multi-ending solid length experience.
Even when the cyberpunk generally is known to have a noir and dark nature, NCR have a very serious plot that lays on a colorful, cartoonish, chibi aesthetics; a catchy and jolly 16-bit based soundtrack; and a light-hearted narrative tone.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android
Genre: SIde-Scrolling Action
Rescue hostages, disarm bombs and save the day in this old school, action side-scroller with retro graphics and retro sensibilities.
Cooperative multiplayer included.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Steam
Genre: Puzzle Platformer
Take control of the Wunderling, a low-level video game goon who has just unlocked the power to jump.
Unable to stop or change direction at will, you will need to plan ahead and master the Wunderlings’ abilities to navigate treacherous scrolling levels and chase down that pesky Hero…
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
Genre: Competitive Life Simulator
No Time to Relax is a life simulation game where up to 4 players online or locally compete against each other in the ultimate game of life.
Platforms: iOS, Android
Genre: Factory Management
Sandship is an upcoming title by Rockbite Games, featuring a gigantic mega-factory that slowly drives itself over dry, hot, endless desert.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Steam, Nintendo Switch
Genre: Detective Mystery Adventure
A murder mystery adventure game.
Detective Grimoire and Sally have been called to solve a murder at Tangle Tower, a strange and twisted mansion full of curious clues, peculiar suspects and unique puzzles.
Freya Fellow has been murdered. The lead suspect? A shadowy figure found looming over her body with a knife. But… the suspect is just a painting.
That’s it for the winners!
Which games are you looking forward to? Let us know in the comments!