INDIE Live Expo 2022 Showcases 400 Games, World Premieres, Surprise Releases
INDIE Live Expo 2022, the two-day live digital showcase connecting indie game fans all over the world, showcased more than 400 games, including multiple world premieres and surprise launches.
PLAYISM surprise launched the gamebook JRPG with roguelike elements The Use of Life into Early Access alongside the surprise launch of DRAINUS, the new game from Team Ladybug (Touhou Luna Nights, Record of Lodoss War -Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth-). Pocketpair announced a new update for its celebrated multiplayer survival action game Craftopia on DAY 1, followed by an INDIE Live Premiere of a new trailer for Palworld on DAY 2.
WSS playground announced the Tuesday, October 27 Nintendo Switch release date of NEEDY STREAMER OVERLOAD, the streamer simulation psychological horror game, which sold more than 450,000 copies on Steam. Developer ginolabo announced Deckbuilding JRPG SOULVARS will release on PC and console, and revealed a new title in the series: SOULVARS FATAL ERROR.
Other reveals included Meg’s Monster from Fishing Paradiso developer Odencat; the Early Access launch of KUUKIYOMI: Consider It! ONLINE, the release date and tournament announcement for FAMILY BATTLE TAG ARENA; the reveal of BOKURA; new information for Goonya Monster; anda feature of Super Bullet Break, set to be published by the UK-based PQube.
INDIE Live Expo 2022 also featured new trailers for Midnight Fight Express and OVERLORD: ESCAPE FROM NAZARICK, each set to release in Q3 2022. Inscryption, Nour: Play With Your Food, and The13th Month each received special mention in the INDIE Pick-Up segment, as nominated by media outlets over the world.
“We want to thank all the indie developers and publishers who agreed to take part, along with all our sponsors, simulcasters, and viewers from all around the world,” said Ryuta Konyuma, Founder, Ryu’s Office. “While we look forward to getting a good rest after these two wild days, we’re already thinking about INDIE Live Expo Winter 2022 and what we can do to raise the bar even further.”