Sony just announced PlayStation Indies, an initiative lead by Shuhei Yoshida in an effort to showcase more Indie Games for the PlayStation 4 and 5.
In case you missed the reveals, here are the first 9 games announced for the program.
Maquette (Graceful Decay and Annapurna Interactive)
“MAQUETTE is a first-person recursive puzzle game that takes you into a world where every building, plant, and object are simultaneously tiny and staggeringly huge. Coming soon to PS5 and PS4.”
Worms Rumble (Team 17)
“Team17 presents Worms Rumble, the brand-new instalment in the long-running Worms franchise! Introducing a real time, arena-based, 32 player, cross-platform extravaganza that puts a new spin on your favourite warmongering invertebrates! Coming late 2020 to PS4 and PS5. Are you ready to Rumble?”
Haven (The Game Bakers)
“Share the journey of two lovers, escaped to a lost planet in a desperate attempt to stay together. Play as Yu and Kay, gliding over the grassland of a shattered planet, unraveling its mysteries to find a way to settle for good.”
Carto (Sunhead Games and Humble Games)
“Carto is a chill adventure game wrapped around a unique, world-shifting puzzle mechanic. Use this power to explore mysterious lands, help a quirky cast of new friends, and guide Carto on her journey home.”
Heavenly Bodies (2Pt. Interactive)
“Discover the ever-changing nuances of weightless motion in Heavenly Bodies – coming to PS4 in 2021. Wrangle the hands and arms of a courageous cosmonaut and push, pull and twist your way through a precarious range of physically simulated stellar scenarios where, without gravity, nothing is still, nothing is secure and nothing is simple.”
Creaks (Amanita Design)
“From the creators of indie classics Machinarium and Samorost comes Creaks, a new puzzle adventure game that delights the senses with its hand-painted visuals, precise animation, eerie sounds, and an eclectic original score from Hidden Orchestra. Proceed at your own pace at figuring”
F.I.S.T: Forged in Shadow Torch (TI Games)
“F.I.S.T.:Forged In Shadow Torch, a PlayStation China Hero Project selected game. Take a glimpse of the original story and the arcade-style combat in an interconnected Metroidvania game map combining oriental city view and gorgeous dieselpunk aesthetics. Presenting an excellent visual performance to bring the old-school genre to a new level.”
“Infiltrate Recompile’s stunning digital world in this exploration-based hacking platformer, coming to PS5. Explore, fight and hack your way through a virtual landscape that’ll react to your actions as you try to escape deletion.”
Where The Heart Is (Armature Studio)
“Where the Heart Is. A narrative adventure game about family. Finding home… can take a lifetime.”
Game overviews taken from respective Youtube trailers.