The Swords of Ditto
Windows, PS4 | $TBA | 2018
According to developer One Bit Beyond, The Swords of Ditto promises to be “an unforgettable adventure filled with delightful characters, extraordinary loot, and heroic battles!” Featuring co-op play and a rather cute menagerie of baddies, this action adventure looks incredibly charming.
PC | $TBA | 2018
Jazzy samba tunes and bazooka crabs await you in this fishpersonshooter, which… is apparently inspired by a Brazilian soap opera? Well, okay then.
Windows, OSX, Linux | $TBA | August 31, 2017
Aww look, you’re a tiny, one-eyed mailman…thing! This looks and feels like the usual Might & Delight fare, sprinkled with a bit of Amanita Design-like whimsy. Wonderful stuff.
Windows, Linux | $6.99 | Available now
From developer Pill Bug Interactive: “Intelligent Design: An Evolutionary Sandbox is a god game with fully simulated genetics and evolution. Create species of plants, herbivores and carnivores and try to control the ever evolving ecosystem.”
Children of Zodiarcs
Windows, PS4 | $TBA | July 18, 2017
Children of Zodiarcs offers an unholy trinity of turn-based tactics, cards, and dice, all rolled into one. The deckbuilding adds an element of controlled randomness to the game, while your customizable set of dice lets you further turn the odds in your favor.
The Inner World 2 – The Last Wind Monk
Windows, OSX, Linux, PS4, Xbox One | $TBA | July 13, 2017
I really loved German point and click adventure The Inner World with its super-weird setting and its endearing cast, so of course I am eagerly awaiting the sequel, which is apparently even weirder? Good times.
Windows | $11.99 | Available now (Ealry Access)
From developer Joure Visser: “In STARDROP you’ll be able to experience what it’s like to be a Salvage and Rescue Operative. Explore old derelict spaceships in the main game while being able to visit a range of other various locations across the universe through a number of side missions.”
Windows, OSX, Linux, PS4 | $TBA | 2017
From developer Thunder Lotus Games: “You play Eshe, a wanderer in a ruined world, trapped in ever-changing caverns teeming with eldritch horrors. Harness the power of corrupted relics to defeat gigantic bosses, at the cost of your humanity.”
Windows, OSX | $TBA | 2017
From developer Pixel Spill: “Outreach is an historical fiction set in the 1980s, blurring the line between fact and conspiracy theory. The narrative is told from the Soviet perspective, focusing on the details that highlighted the humanity in a conflict so often marked by division and statistics.”
Windows, OSX, Linux | $TBA | Release TBA
This may just be a teaser for Lost Alloy’s upcoming Aftertile – “a floatvania about ghosts and the path to enlightenment” – but it does look like a lovely way to close this edition of the Trailer Roundup. Enjoy your soft hugs, everyone.