Day Of The Devs Roundup: Here’s All The Indie Games That Have Been Announced

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Day Of The Devs, a collaborative showcase organized by Double Fine Productions and iam8bit. The final showcase of the event aired today (June 9) and was filled with a host of up-and-coming indie gems – to catch up, here are all the games that were announced during Day Of The Devs.

Lana’s Planet

During the last Summer Game Fest, Lana’s Planet received its first trailer and now, Wishing revealed a much deeper look at what fans can expect from the upcoming puzzle adventure game, including more information on how Lana’s adorable sidekick will help. Lana’s Planet is expected to launch later this year for Xbox brackets and computer.

time passes

Revealed with a jazzy soundtrack, time passes is a game where players control a fly on a quest to tick things off its bucket list before it dies. Developer Michael Frei says the game’s theme explores life to the fullest “because we’re all going to die,” meaning players will only have a limited amount of time to get the most out of their fly’s life. time passes should be launched in 2023 for PlayStation, nintendo switch and pc.

bear and breakfast

Created by developer Gummy Cat, bear and breakfast is a relaxing management simulator “where you play as a well-meaning bear trying to run a B+B in the woods”. The trailer revealed a clumsy bear doing his best to help his business get off the ground and if that’s not compelling enough, Gummy Cat says there’s “certainly no creepy subplot hidden deep within. of the forest”. bear and breakfast releases this summer on PC and Nintendo Switch.

A little to the left

A little to the left is a friendly game that revolves around puzzles that must be put away and rearranged to be solved. Whether it’s peeling stickers off fruit or mixing up the order of books on a shelf, A little to the left finds satisfaction in the little things – though a mischievous cat occasionally shows up to undo your tidying efforts. Created by the two-person team Max Inferno, A little to the left will be released on Switch and PC.

animal wells

A magnificent metroidvania, animal wells tasks players with exploring a surreal maze brought to light in a unique pixel art style. The Shared Memory developer explained that even though animal wells will be designed as a game that any player can complete, there will be deeper and harder to find layers, including puzzles that could go “unnoticed for years”.


Solo developer Madison Karrh’s project, Birth is an adventure puzzle game that explores the loneliness of moving to a new town. Players will be able to create creatures with bones and organs found throughout the city, and can visit places like cafes, libraries, and apartments to learn more about the townspeople.

Choo-Choo Charles

Whereas Choo-Choo Charles has been revealed last yeardeveloper Two Star Games appeared on Day Of The Devs to share more about what fans can expect from the horror game. Choo-Choo Charles‘ reveals how players will have to get away from their foot trains and battle cultists to upgrade their train and find ways to take down spider train antagonist Charles.

escape academy

As the title suggests, escape academy is an adventure game that immerses players in a variety of creative escape rooms. Whether it’s outmaneuvering rogue AI or finding the way out of a mysterious study hall, escape academy will offer many puzzles for players alone or with friends when it launches on July 14.

how to say goodbye

As time passes, how to say goodbye is all about death. However, in how to say goodbye the main character is a ghost who is already dead and is coming to terms with this. It involves puzzles that require changing the shape of each level and finding the right tiles to fit together and create a path forward.

Little Nemo and the Guardians of Slumberland

Viewers who watched Day Of The Devs to the end will have spotted Little Nemo and the Guardians of Slumberland. An adorable 2D metroidvania, developer Die Soft says the upcoming game was inspired by old-school NES platforms and a demo is due out this year, with a full launch slated for the last quarter of 2023.


Created by solo developer HiWarp, Naiad is a beautiful top-down adventure game that follows a water nymph on a quest to save her river from humanity’s pollution. NaiadThe Day Of The Devs showcase showcased some of the game’s stunningly pretty environments, and the game is set to launch on PC and console “by the end of this year.”

Pasha Roots

Inspired by harvest moon and Stardew ValleySoda Den’s Pasha Roots is an agricultural simulator set in the Stone Age. This means players will need to discover things like irrigation, tools, and pets to grow their tribe, while building relationships with other characters and discovering their roots in a mysterious cave. A demo for Pasha Roots launched today.


Developer Ewoud van der Werf appeared at Day Of The Devs to present Schim, a 3D platformer about a shadow creature that has been separated from the shadow of its human. To come back, SchimLevels are to be conversed by jumping between shadows – turning everyday scenes into enticing puzzles to solve.

Fox and Frog Travelers: Adashino Island Demon

This game was featured at Day Of The Devs by Asobu, which helps Japanese developers bring their games to Western audiences. Created by Rias, Fox and Frog Travelers: Adashino Island Demon follows Fox as she explores the bright and colorful town of Adashino Island. However, something is wrong – and as the game’s showcase reveals, “fierce demons” roam the streets.

goodbye world

Last but not least, goodbye world is an intriguing narrative game from young solo developer Yo Fujii. Ready to launch on Steam in 2022, goodbye world follows Kanii and Kumad, two independent developers who deal with the ups and downs of making a game.

That’s all that was announced at Day Of The Devs, but there’s a lot more gaming news to catch up on compared to the rest of Summer Game Fest 2022 – see our summary here.

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