The world of indie gaming continues to thrive and evolve. More games are released yearly to push the boundaries of creativity and imagination. This year will be as great as any other since we’re going to get some incredible indie games that will hit the scene. This year’s lineup includes a diverse selection of games that will appeal to a wide range of players.
So without further ado, here are five indie games you should keep an eye on in 2023!
Hollow Knight Silk Song
Hollow Knight: Silksong is the highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed indie game “Hollow Knight”. Its beautiful hand-drawn world, tight controls, and compelling story will satisfy fans as well as newcomers. Embark on an epic journey as you scale the heights of a realm ruled by silk and song.
According to a tweet from Xbox’s official account, Silksong is set to be released in the first half of this year. The game will be on PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series consoles.
Sea of Stars
Sea of Stars is a classic-inspired RPG with turn-based combat. In it, you control two Children of the Solstice on an epic journey to combine their powers and perform Eclipse Magic—the only thing that can counter the Fleshmancer’s creations!
It is a must-play game for fans of RPGs. The game will take you on an exciting adventure with plenty of places to explore and rich character development. Sabotage studios confirmed it would be released this year on PC, Switch, PS4 & PS5.
Anger Foot is an action-packed shooter that puts your reflexes to the test with fast-paced gameplay and hard-hitting beats.
Kick and shoot your way through a colorful cast of anthropomorphic enemies, clearing out slums, sewers, and skyscrapers as you grab new weapons, unlock new sneakers, and upgrade your powers in absurd and wonderful ways.
Get ready to run, kick, and repeat soon on your PC this 2023.
Planet of Lana
Planet of Lana is a cinematic puzzle adventure framed by an epic sci-fi saga that stretches across centuries and galaxies. In this friendly, colorful world, you’ll encounter cold machines and strange creatures as you help a young girl and her faithful companion on a rescue mission.
Planet of Lana is a must-play for fans of atmospheric adventure games and stunning visuals. Immerse yourself in a rich and epic story, and discover the planet’s secrets as you journey across breathtaking landscapes. In Spring 2023, Planet of Lana will be coming to Xbox & PC.
Nine Sols is an action-platformer with Sekiro-inspired combat, set in a world inspired by eastern fantasy. You play as a vengeful hero seeking to slay the nine Sols–formidable rulers of this forsaken realm. It features hand-drawn art, deflection-focused combat, and a vast world to explore and lore-rich environments.
Explore a unique cyberpunk setting that blends Taoism and far eastern mythology elements. We also get to uncover the mysteries of an ancient alien race and learn what fate has in store for humanity!
This is also set to release in Q2 or 2023, and according to their website, they plan to release the game on Steam for PC/Mac and both Nintendo and Sony consoles.
The indie game scene is more significant than ever. We can’t wait to see these promising titles make their way onto our home screens this year! Let us know on social media and tag us which games we should keep an eye out for. We hope you are excited as we are.