Roundup: Everything at the 2024 Day of the Devs: Summer Game Fest Edition Digital Showcase

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It’s been a good day for video games, and Day of the Devs just kept the party going. After the proper Summer Game Fest show, Day of the Devs came in hot, dropping trailer after trailer. We’ve got the full roundup below, so go through, watch a few, and most importantly, go and wishlist them if they’re on Steam!

  • A Little to the Left: Seeing Stars – World Premiere

    • Developer: Max Inferno, Publisher: Secret Mode

    • A Little to the Left: Seeing Stars is the second DLC for A Little to the Left, a cozy puzzle game that has you sort, stack, and organize household items into pleasing arrangements while you keep an eye out for a mischievous cat with an inclination for chaos.

  • After Love EP

    • Developer: Pikselnesia, Publisher: Fellow Traveller

    • Afterlove EP is an indie game about learning to love oneself. A unique mix of narrative adventure, dating sim and rhythm game, with multiple possible endings.

  • Arranger: A Role-Puzzling Adventure

    • Developer and Publisher: Furniture & Mattress

    • Arranger: A Role-Puzzling Adventure follows the story of Jemma, a small-town misfit on a journey of self-discovery.

  • Battle Vision Network – World Premiere

    • Developer and Publisher: Capybara Games

    • BATTLE VISION NETWORK is an online PvP Puzzle Battler fusing cozy color-matching puzzle gameplay with deep turn based tactics.

  • Building Relationships

    • Developer: Tan Ant Games, Tanat Boozayaangool, Publisher: Tan Ant Games

    • Roll, jump, and dash around as a house on a date in this silly adventure game. Meet eccentric structures, romance eligible bachelorx pads, and uncover the meaning of life… or you could go fishing instead (though we replaced the fish with cars to make more sense)

  • Cairn – World Premiere

    • Developer and Publisher: The Game Bakers

    • Reach a summit never climbed before in this survival-climber from the creators of Furi and Haven. Plan your route carefully and climb anywhere, managing pitons and resources to survive the unforgiving Mount Kami. Discover what Aava is willing to sacrifice to achieve the ascent of a lifetime.

  • Cozy Grove Camp Spirit – World Premiere

    • Developer and Publisher: Spry Fox

    • All those who are lost deserve kindness. Help cute, ghostly bears find peace in this relaxing sequel to the beloved life-sim game where kindness rules and new crafting, building and camping island adventures await.

  • Fear the Spotlight – World Premiere

    • Developer: Cozy Game Pals, Publisher: Blumhouse Games

    • A creepy love letter to classic 90s teen horror stories, Fear the Spotlight is designed for a modern audience. Sneak into a school after hours with Vivian and Amy, survive a seance gone wrong, solve tactile puzzles and uncover the disturbing mystery behind a school tragedy decades before. And whatever you do, stay out of the spotlight. Fear the Spotlight will be launching later this year, and fans can wishlist the game on Steam.

  • Hello Again

    • Developer and Publisher: Soup Island

    • Welcome to the world’s coziest time loop! Hello Again is a puzzling adventure game set on an island filled with ancient ruins. Explore strange locations, solve clockwork puzzles, and befriend quirky characters to uncover the island’s secrets and break the loop.

  • Karma: The Dark World

    • Developer: Pollard Studio, Publisher: Wired Productions, Gamera Games (Asia)

    • Karma: The Dark World is a first-person cinematic psychological thriller set in a dystopian world where the Leviathan Corporation is omnipresent.

  • Koira

    • Developer: Studio Tolima, Publisher: DON’T NOD

    • Koira is a heartwarming tale where you befriend and protect your new puppy from danger.

  • Petal Runner – World Premiere

    • Developer: Nano Park, Publisher: iam8bit Presents

    • Petal Runner is a coming-of-age story set in a cyberpunk-inspired, pixel-art-powered open world. Players join Cali and Kira as they explore the sun-soaked city of Sapphire Valley and train to become specialized motorcycle couriers known as Petal Runners. Once they’re certified, they’ll make deliveries, meet new friends, play minigames, and discover a wholesome slice-of-life story about growing up and letting go.

  • Phoenix Springs

    • Developer and Publisher: Calligram Studio

    • Lose yourself in the mystery of Phoenix Springs, a modern point-and-click set in a striking neo-noir world. It begins with an investigation: find your brother Leo. You already know where it ends.

  • Psychroma

    • Developer and Publisher: Rocket Adrift

    • Psychroma is a narrative-driven side scroller where you play as a digital medium. Confront the past by piecing together the broken memories of a cybernetic house and exorcise the ghost in the machine.

  • Screenbound

    • Developer and Publisher: Crescent Moon Games, Those Dang Games

    • Screenbound is an innovative adventure game that mixes 2d and 3d- a dual reality system, the first game where the player controls both the First Person character and the 2d-pixel art character at the same time.

  • Simpler Times

    • Developer: Stoneskip, Publisher: iam8bit Presents

    • Simpler Times takes players on an emotional journey as they guide Taina through the process of packing her childhood treasures for college while reflecting on pivotal moments in her young life. Music is a gateway for those memories, and playing old records whisks her back in time to see how her room – and herself – have grown and changed over the years.

  • Tides of Tomorrow – World Premiere

    • Developer and Publisher: DigixArt

    • Welcome to Elynd, a world struggling to survive after the Great Flood. A deadly plastification is killing softly all the livings. On this ocean planet, the challenges are numerous, find a cure, explore floating platforms or deal with all the communities. But as you delve into the mystery of Elynd, you won’t be alone… Follow your friend’s adventure closely, as their actions will shape your story, forcing you to adapt whether you like it or not.

  • Tom the Postgirl

    • Developer and Publisher: Oopsie Daisies Studio

    • Take a ride with Tom through her village and discover a great deal—perhaps too much—about the locals. Her approach, although controversial, is highly effective: intense and obsessive stalking.

  • UFO50

    • Developer and Publisher: Mossmouth

    • UFO 50 is a collection of 50 games (all unlocked from the start) that span a variety of genres, from platformers and shoot ’em ups to puzzle games, roguelites, and RPGs.

  • While Waiting

    • Developer and Publisher: Optillusion Games

    • Presented by the team behind critically acclaimed “Moncage”, this is a transformative adventure exploring the art of waiting. Clear the game by doing nothing, but discover the power of acceptance and patience in 100+ situations from birth to death. Learn to embrace life as you wait.

  • Zoochosis

    • Developer and Publisher: Clapperheads

    • Zoochosis is a bodycam horror simulation game. You’re a zookeeper. Identify infected mutant animals, make a vaccine and cure them. Will you save all of them and survive?

Stay tuned to GamingTrend for more Day of the Devs news and info!

David Burdette is a gamer/writer/content creator from TN and Lead Editor for Gaming Trend. He loves Playstation, Star Wars, Marvel, and many other fandoms. He also plays way too much Call Of Duty. You can chat with him on Twitter @SplitEnd89.

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