Gamescom 2017

After featuring the indie hits Dead Cells and Northgard last year, we are proud to announce this year’s Indie Garden gamescom line-up. The Indie Garden is back with a wide range of creative and intriguing indie games, featuring unique gameplay experiences and offering exclusive first looks, including the world premiere of Graahl, the new game from developers of the indie hit Seasons After Fall.

You can find details about the games below! For each game we are scheduling 30 minutes media appointments at the Indie Garden Booth (Hall 2.1, C028) with opportunities for interviews and hands-on time. Media will discover the upcoming games of those independent studios: Maracles Studio, B2Expand, Swing Swing Submarine, Devs Must Die, and Piece of Cake Studios


Meeting place: Gamescom 2017 – Hall 2.1 – Booth C028

Information and meeting request:
Thibaut Trampont – press relation
E-mail: press[at]eventsforgames[dot]com
Phone: +33 6 46 84 43 49

The Selected Games

Game details

GRAAHL: Of Feather and Grit - by Swing Swing Submarine (Coming to PC)


World premiere of new narrative strategy game by Seasons After Fall team
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Developers Swing Swing Submarine (Seasons after Fall, Tetrobot and Co.) will premiere their recently announced title GRAAHL: Of Feather and Grit at gamescom. Media can have an exclusive first look of this narrative strategy game filled with sky pirates, in which you can play with one to four players while experiencing the vibrant art style of Simon "Hutt" T.

Epic Loon - by Macrales Studio (Coming to PC)


First hands-on with the surreal platformer inspired by classic sci-fi movies
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Dive into the bizarre world of Epic Loon, a quirky physics platformer for up to 4 players playable in couch co-op or battle mode. An offbeat tribute to sci-fi classic movies, players lead a group of aliens to take over Joe's TV after they are rudely awakened from their home, an old-school cleaning VHS-tape.Gamescom is the first time Epic Loon can be played.

Hacktag - by Piece of Cake Studios (Currently in Early Access, coming to PC in 2017)


Try the launch version of the asymmetric co-op stealth game (IndieCade Europe Award winner)
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Hacktag is a fast-paced, two-player co-op stealth-game deeply ingrained with asymmetric gameplay. Both players take on wildly different roles, one as an agent in the field, the other a remote hacker, and they need to communicate and work together to successfully carry out tense espionage missions. The dev team will bring exclusive news and a beta of the launch version of Hacktag to gamescom (currently in Early Access) that, for the first time, includes story missions and new mission types.

Beyond the Void - by B2expand (Coming to PC in September)


Upcoming Steam version of the Space MOBA with RTS elements first time playable
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Mixing MOBA and RTS, players in Beyond the Void take control of a powerful Mothership, build resource gathering planets and command an armada of small units to fight it out in tense one-versus-one battles. The in-game store of this free-to-play game is powered by the innovate Blockchain technology (think a better version of Bitcoins). At gamescom the upcoming Steam Early Access version of Beyond the Void will be playable for the first time.

Skybolt Zack - by Devs Must Die (Coming to PC)


Award-winning action rhythm game premieres full release version
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Skybolt Zack began life as multi-award winning student prototype and at gamescom the team, Devs Must Die, will premiere a demo of the full version of this fast-paced action platformer. Like rhythm games, match the on-screen button prompts and rhythmically Rocket Punch your way from one enemy to the next, while trying to keep your combo count ticking up.