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Everything Shown At The Mini Indie Showcase 2023

If you are a fan of indie games, then the Mini Indie Showcase 2023, presented by Six One Indie, has arrived and brings with it 33 games worth checking out.

Kicking off the hour we got a ton of new information on some exciting games made by some exciting developers.

The Cub – Demagog Studio, Untold Tales

The Jungle Book meets armageddon. A story-rich, old-school tough platformer inspired by SEGA classics but built for today. Platform parkour through the remains of humanity as smooth apocalypse-wave tunes and stories reveal more.

Try the demo on Steam.

Spiritfall – Gentle Giant

Spiritfall is a fast-paced Action Roguelite with combat inspired by Platform Fighters. Slash, smash, launch, and wall-splat a multitude of enemies using an ever-changing arsenal of divine powers.

This game is currently in Early Access.

AntipaintVilius Prakapas

An action-packed roguelike shooter where you battle famous works of art and each level you beat becomes a masterpiece to add to your colourful collection.

Try the demo on Steam.

Beyond The Long Night – Noisy Head Games, Yogscast Games

Explore a whimsical underground world whilst being chased by a mysterious corrupting force in this charming twin-stick action roguelike! Befriend loveable characters, fend off enemies with chaotic abilities, and uncover the secrets of this subterranean kingdom caught in a time loop.

Play the Public Playtest on March 23.

Backrooms Exploration – Mistcloud Games

Traverse your way through this Atmospheric Psychological Horror! Explore the 9 eerie levels of The Backrooms, a place where everything seems familiar, with a constant feeling of something or someone watching you. Why were you chosen to enter The Backrooms?

Backrooms Exploration is out today on Steam.

The Star Named EOSSilver Lining Studio

Capture photos and step back in time to experience the moments held within them in The Star Named EOS. Solve a variety of puzzles to help a young photographer uncover the truth about his mother’s disappearance and rediscover the beauty that is to be found in the world.

Try the demo on Steam.

Blue WednesdayBuff Studio

Blue Wednesday is a narrative adventure game about jazz and love, and failure. Explore Evans City, chat with various people, and enjoy unique mini-games that connect naturally.

A prologue is available on Steam and you can Wishlist the title.

UnwordingFrostwood Interactive, Dino Digital

Unwording is a game about overcoming negative self-talk. Solve word puzzles, explore the neighbourhood through multiple perspectives, and help Tom find a new perspective on life over three painful but cathartic days.

Try the demo on Steam.

Cook Serve ForeverVertigo Gaming Inc.

Cook Serve Forever is a cooking adventure game where you play as Nori Kaga, a home-taught chef with nothing to her name but a food cart and a dream. Manage your menu, learn delicious recipes, and meet a diverse cast of friends and foes on your way to culinary greatness.

Add the game to your Wishlist.

Plushie From The SkyFishwind

An anime souls-like Action RPG that is charming, wacky and difficult. Explore dreamy landscapes. Shoot and fight nightmarish bosses with a plushie.

Try the demo on Steam.

CLeMMango Protocol

A voice wakes you. It gives you a purpose. To achieve it you have a notebook with mysterious entries, and an entire house to explore. The moment has arrived to complete your mission. If you desire. If you are able.

Try the demo on Steam.

PneumataDeadbolt Interactive

The tenants are going missing, the screams are getting louder, and the building itself keeps changing. There are rumours of a serial killer loose in Milton. Get to the bottom of these grisly murders by investigating Clover Hill Apartments and uncovering the horrors that lay beneath the surface.

Try the demo on Steam.

RobotherapyLucas Molina

You’re a robot therapist in a dystopian robot society that killed all humans but is still not happy. Talk to your robot patients, make dialogue choices, meet damaged robots and learn about robot nature. If killing all humans doesn’t bring happiness, then what does?

Add the game to your Wishlist.

Fall of PorcupineBUNTSPECHT.GAMES, Assemble Entertainment

Fall of Porcupine is a unique story adventure. The collision of work and daily life – an exciting reflection of an unhealthy system. Experience the exciting story of Finley and his friends in a lovingly illustrated world – and uncover the darkest secrets of Porcupine and its residents.

Try the demo on Steam.

Point of Mew – David Rodríguez Madriñán, Kate Killick

A first Pawson puzzle adventure – play as a cat helping your sad human to build a toy boat out of the trash and get through the day.

Download for free here.


Gourdlets is a city-building sandbox. Place buildings and scenery, and then watch visiting gourdlets arrive and interact with the world. No objectives, no points, just building.

Try the demo on Steam.

Romancelvania – The Deep End Games, 2124 Publishing

Bite into Romancelvania, a darkly comic genre mashup, combining side-scrolling action and tongue-in-cheek romance into one completely absurd and unforgettable adventure.

Available now on Steam and consoles.

Tiny ThorAsylum Square, Gameforge 4D GmbH

Unleash the bouncy power of Mjölnir in this retro platformer. Use the mighty hammer and many other power-ups to travel the realms of Asgard. But watch out! Some mythical creatures will do everything to stop Thor from growing up.

Try the demo on Steam.

Fortune’s RunTeam Fortune

Explore a decaying industrial world left behind in humanity’s never-ending race to conquer the stars. Beneath its iron skies, desperate souls kill and steal for passage to the still-plentiful frontier worlds. Sink or swim in this high-octane first-person shooter with immersive sim elements.

Try the demo on Steam.

Prison CityRetroware, Programancer

As a former cop, Hal Bruzer accepts the Chief’s plea to raid Prison City’s security zones and end the Techno-terrorists’ reign. Inspired by NES action platformers, Prison City is a side-scrolling dystopian experience exploding with tight mechanics, clever level design, and a satisfying narrative.

Try the demo on Steam.

RavenswatchPasstech Games, Nacon

Fallen heroes of old folk tales and legends: you are on the verge of a crucial battle against the Nightmare invading and corrupting your world. A roguelike action game by the creators of Curse of the Dead Gods, playable solo or in online co-op.

This game is currently in Early Access.

Shadows of DoubtColePowered Games, Fireshine Games

An immersive sandbox detective stealth game set in a fully simulated sci-fi noir city of crime and corruption. Think like a private investigator and take on jobs to earn cash on your path to catching a serial killer. If you don’t catch them – they will kill again…

Try the demo on Steam.

Albert Wilde: Quantum P.I.beyondthosehills

Albert Wilde is down on his luck. He’s broke, he’s friendless, he can’t get a girl, and his landlord won’t let him pee on the office wall anymore. When a pole-dancing flamingo stumbles upon a dead body in an abandoned warehouse, Albert decides that solving the case will also solve all his other problems. If only life were so simple…

Try the demo on Steam.

Read Only Memories: NEURODIVER – MidBoss, LLC.

Play a psychic detective known as ES88 and chase down a rogue esper who’s hidden themselves in the memories of others. With the help of your psychic abilities and a genetically engineered creature known as a NEURODIVER, you choose the way to take them out but hurry, these memories are fading fast!

Try the demo on Steam.

Die in the Dungeon – DitD Team

Fight your way through a mysterious dungeon in this deck-building, turn-based roguelike where you don’t use cards, but dice! Deal with enemies by combining powerful dice on your board, boost their effects with magical relics, and risk it all hoping for a good roll on unexpected encounters.

Play the prologue on Steam.

We Took That Trip – Lucito Loquito

Embark on a relaxing road trip with your closest friends. Maintain your beloved van, deal with its innovative systems, and give it a personal touch by customizing it. Enjoy the journey and discover the emotional story of your group of friends.

Try the demo on Steam.

Surmount – Jasper Oprel, Indiana-Jonas

Fling yourself into a mountain climbing adventure! Become the first to reach the top of the highest mountain in the world and meet eccentric characters along the way!

Add the game to your Wishlist.

Farewell North – Kyle Banks, Mooneye Studios

Restore colour to the desolate islands of Farewell North, an open-world journey where you play as a collie travelling with his owner. Explore land and sea, uncover hidden paths, evade monsters, and free wildlife to bring colour back to the world while revealing an emotional story about saying farewell.

Try the demo on Steam.

Whisker Squadron: Survivor – Flippfly

An intense shooter with survival roguelike elements, from the creators of Race The Sun. You’re a Whisker Squadron pilot, and your plan is simple: Wreak vengeance on The Swarm, and try to survive.

Try the demo on Steam.

ZOERetchy Games

Hand-drawn bullet-hell! A frenetic shooter combining the run-and-gun mechanics of Metal Slug with the infinite loops and shmup-ing of Resogun, wrapped up with old-fashioned drawn-on-film style animation. Fight your own creator as the artist bears down on you with pen and paintbrush!

Try the demo on Steam.

SclashBevel bakery, Just For Games, Abiding Bridge

Sclash is a plug’n play 2D samurai fighting game full of tension where one hit is enough to kill. Play as a hand-drawn samurai in beautiful painted settings and fight your opponent in epic solemn duels where each move matters. Manage well your stamina, breath and take your time to land a deadly hit.

Try the demo on Steam.

Return – Dead Unicorn

Return to your home planet after 200 years of space travel in this atmospheric, art-driven adventure. Shoot, slash, and roll your way through dangerous enemies and ancient bosses, purchase items and unlock powerful weapons, and explore your unfamiliar home for parts to repair your ship.

Try the demo on Steam.

Slopecrashers – byteparrot

Slopecrashers is an arcade snowboard combat racer in which a wild crew of animals band together on a world-spanning snowboarding tour! Do stunts and combos for extra boosts and collect items to protect yourself or attack competitors! You can ride on your own, team up in 4 players’ local coop or battle it out in 8-player online multiplayer!

Try the demo on Steam.

Six One Indie has several developer interviews available on YouTube.