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Indie Games 2022
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Indie Games 2022
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2021 was a good year for the indie gaming industry, and 2022 promises to be even better, with several interesting titles lined up for release. Here are some of the games that caught our eye:

  1. Goodbye Volcano High

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An upcoming narrative adventure game, Goodbye Volcano High, will feature an eclectic cast of queer and non-binary characters as anthropomorphic dinosaurs who have their band. If you love high school drama and love stories, this game is sure to be a fun and emotional ride.

  1. Oxenfree: Lost Signals

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A follow-up to Night School Studios’ cult classic Oxenfree, the release of this game keeps getting pushed back. While Oxenfree explored the dynamics between a group of teenagers as they traveled to an island where strange things started happening, the sequel is set five years later, continuing the coming-of-age theme with supernatural elements.

  1. Stray

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To be published by Annapurna Interactive, Stray is supposed to release in early 2022. It follows the escapades of a stray cat that tries to escape the world of robots. With open-world elements, intriguing puzzles, and stellar art, the game is sure to be a memorable platformer.

  1. Bear and Breakfast

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If you’re looking for a laidback management sim, don’t miss out on Bear and Breakfast. As a bear, you run a bed-and-breakfast hotel in the woods, take care of the tourists, customize the rooms and find ways to attract more customers. But there are mysteries brewing and side quests to complete…

  1. We Are OFK

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We Are OFK tells the story of how a group of people came together to form a band and follow their passion for music. It’s an interactive narrative adventure about the making of the band, dating, and making a living in L.A. With five planned episodes accompanied by music videos, We Are OFK is sure to appeal to those who love a bit of slice-of-life storytelling.

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