Celebrating Indie Games at Casual Connect Asia 2016 – Day 2 Highlights

Hard Rock Hotel, RW Sentosa, Singapore For those following the event,  Day 2 has just wrapped up… Here are some of the highlights on the 2nd day!

 

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Taking the Fast Lane to China: Lean and Mean way to Succeed in China with your Mobile Game. The lecture was spearheaded by MYGAMEZ representative.

 

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There was also a very interesting discussion about Indie Game Studio Survival. The panel was led by Allan Simonsen (Boomzap Entertainment), Gerald Tock (Inzen Studio), Ian Gregory (Witching Hour Studios) and moderated by Yan Marchal (Sanuk Games)

 

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Like I said yesterdaythere were A LOT of games that participated for Indie Prize… So much that I didn’t have time to test out all of it! Today though I finally got the chance to make rounds to the different booths and try some games that I missed out the first time. Take a look at the titles I’ve tried:

 

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Slash Heroes by The Gentlebros Pte. Ltd (Mobile/Tablet) – An isometric action RPG with a really unique drawing mechanic to slash enemies.

 

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God Caster by Maxmuses (Mobile/Tablet PC, VR) – Real-time card game.

 

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Super SteamPuff by WeyrdWorks Studio (Mobile/Tablet, PC) – a frantic, adrenaline-charged curtain-scrolling shooter that embodies the core essences of competitive action games. Can be played single or up to 4 players.

 

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Will: What a Wonderful World by Liberal Gate (Mobile/Tablet, Console, PC) – An interesting take on the “visual novel mechanic” with puzzle elements thrown in.

 

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The Last Vikings by Springloaded (Mobile/Tablet, PC) – 2D Pixel-art style game where you are a bunch of Raiding Vikings, conquering villages. Has a neat in-game weapon customization tree.

 

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Flail Rider by Catpancake (Mobile/Tablet) – A colorful, fast-paced, top down arcade racing game where you must score the most points by driving a car with a well… Flail attached to it, destroying structures as you go along.

 

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Désiré by Sylvain Seccia – A point-and-click adventure game.

 

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Spotlight: Room Escape by Javelin – A point-and-click adventure/mystery/puzzle game. Reminded me of Myst.

 

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Daydream: The Beginning by Joyseed Gametribe (Mobile/Tablet) – A casual dexterity game.

Now whose game will get top prize tomorrow? We’ll have to wait and see as the whole event comes to a close on Day 3. See you then!

Author: Brian Papa

Geek gamer extraordinaire who constantly continues to champion the cardboard cause one uninitiated muggle a time! Meeples love me. Dice hate me.

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