Multiple PlayStation 4 Indie Titles Announced at BitSummit

By   /   Mar 8, 2014

In the coming days there will be puzzle games, 2D platformers, shoot em ups and remakes of classic games. Sony is really pulling the rein on the planned PlayStation 4 indie titles. Today’s BitSummit has yielded multiple announcements in Kyoto.

Based on information shared by Dengeki Online and a NeoGAF post, the company plans to release multiple indie games.

Top of the list was a remake of the 1990’s platformer Assault Suits Leynos/Target Earth. The game will be developed by Dracue Software, the makers of Gunhound. Dracue have also listed the game on their website and uploaded a trailer to YouTube introducing the game for PlayStation 4.

Another game showcased at the summit was One Upon Light. The game was previously known as Dying Light, and will play as a monochromatic puzzle game. Players will need to stay in the dark as the light in the game will be dangerous among all the 20 levels of the game. First trailer of the game has been uploaded, so you can check it out to see how it looks.

Prismatic Solid, a shoot em up game that was originally launched on Xbox Live in 2010 will also be among the upcoming PlayStation 4 indie titles. The game is being developed by YO1 KOMORI. Apart from a couple of screenshots there is nothing new to share, though there is an old trailer you might want to check out.

Revolver360 Re:Actor is being developed by Cross Eaglet as a rotary shoot em up game. The title is not new; it was originally sold on PC some time back. There is an old trailer for this game too.

Rocketbirds 2: Evolution was also confirmed for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. The 2D sidescroller is being developed by Ratloop Asia and is expected to release at fall this year. Go here to check out the new trailer for the game.

Another game showcased at the conference was Airship Q which is being developed by Miracle Positive Co. The description on the game’s official Facebook page reads:

“Airship Q is a sandbox action RPG, where players solve mysteries by controlling an airship in the open sky as a character who has been transformed into a cat. Airship Q is one of the first Japanese sandbox action games delivered by an independent game developer.”

Lastly a game named Infinite Strata was also announced. No details were shared except for the fact that it is a PS Vita title and that it is being developed by Office 5656.

The complete list (taken down from an snapshot of the presentation) has the following games on it:

  • Mighty No. 9
  • Project Phoenix
  • Airship Q
  • Torquel
  • Prismatic Solid
  • Rocketbirds 2: Evolution
  • Contrast
  • La Mulana Portable
  • Revolver360 Re:Actor
  • Warframe
  • Blacklight: Retribution
  • Assault Suit Leynos
  • Infinita Strata
  • Yakem Rodem (PSM)
  • Pavilion
  • Machinarium
  • One Upon Light
  • Don’t Starve
  • Cytus Lambda
  • Octodad: Dadliest Catch

This is not the complete (or confirmed) list of all the PlayStation 4 indie titles, as some of the names were not completely decipherable from the image. Keep checking back for confirmations.

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