During a surprise announcement yesterday, Shuhei Yoshida, Head of PlayStation Indies, announced the PlayStation Indies. Through this initiative, Yoshida says that PlayStation will "spotlight and support the best of the best indie games being published on PlayStation and the entire indie community as a whole". He also confirmed that a new indie title will join the PlayStation Now service every month, starting with Hello Neighbor in July.
The first edition of PlayStation Indies was held yesterday after Yoshida's announcement and revealed 9 games coming to PS4 and/or PS5. You can find a roundup below, with more details about each game via the link in each title.
Team17 presents Worms Rumble, the brand-new instalment in the long-running Worms franchise! Introducing a real time, arena-based, 32 player, cross-platform extravaganza that puts a new spin on your favourite warmongering invertebrates!
Coming late 2020 to PS4 and PS5. Are you ready to Rumble?
Share the journey of two lovers, escaped to a lost planet in a desperate attempt to stay together. Play as Yu and Kay, gliding over the grassland of a shattered planet, unraveling its mysteries to find a way to settle for good.
Haven is coming to PlayStation 4.
Carto is a chill adventure game wrapped around a unique, world-shifting puzzle mechanic. Use this power to explore mysterious lands, help a quirky cast of new friends, and guide Carto on her journey home.
Carto is coming to PlayStation 4 this Fall 2020!
Infiltrate Recompile’s stunning digital world in this exploration-based hacking platformer, coming to PS5. Explore, fight and hack your way through a virtual landscape that’ll react to your actions as you try to escape deletion. This trailer features the amazing song Jupiter by singer/songwriter Aoife O’Donovan.
Where the Heart Is
Where the Heart Is A narrative adventure game about family. Finding home… can take a lifetime in this narrative adventure occuring between truth and fiction. Coming winter 2020 to PS4
MAQUETTE is a first-person recursive puzzle game that takes you into a world where every building, plant, and object are simultaneously tiny and staggeringly huge. Coming soon to PS5 and PS4.
F.I.S.T.:Forged In Shadow Torch, a PlayStation China Hero Project selected game. Take a glimpse of the original story and the arcade-style combat in an interconnected Metroidvania game map combining oriental city view and gorgeous dieselpunk aesthetics. Presenting an excellent visual performance to bring the old-school genre to a new level.
Launching on PS4 soon.
Discover the ever-changing nuances of weightless motion in Heavenly Bodies – coming to PS4 in 2021. Wrangle the hands and arms of a courageous cosmonaut and push, pull and twist your way through a precarious range of physically simulated stellar scenarios where, without gravity, nothing is still, nothing is secure and nothing is simple.
From the creators of indie classics Machinarium and Samorost comes Creaks, a new puzzle adventure game that delights the senses with its hand-painted visuals, precise animation, eerie sounds, and an eclectic original score from Hidden Orchestra. Proceed at your own pace at figuring out the solutions to dozens of carefully designed puzzles, explore the mansion for hidden paintings and uncover the great secret.
Coming to PS4 this summer.