It’s a mega release day this Friday with six new indie games all vying for your attention. First up we have the long awaited Below from Capy. Explore the vast subterranean underworld of The Isle: a dangerous, unfathomable deep. Choose your path through the randomly generated labyrinth crawling with deadly monstrosities, traps and hazardous environments. Perma-death awaits at every false step, and there are no hints to guide you. The game is included with a subscription to Xbox Game Pass or you can pick it up here for $24.99.
Next we have Big Crown: Showdown from Hyper Luminal Games and Sold Out Sales & Marketing. The game sees friends become foes as they compete for the crown in 4-player local and online multiplayer combat, set over 3 wacky worlds full of medieval shenanigans. Avoid perilous hazards and engage in frantic fights as you attempt to knock your opponents off 15 crazy courses in the ultimate royal battle. Pick it up here for $12.99.
Next up is Plague Road, a role playing strategy game from Arcade Distillery. Set around a city being consumed from within by a disease, the game tells a story of a lone doctor who once abandoned their home and now returns to learn the fate of those they left behind. Traverse four regions with procedurally generated stages, featuring richly illustrated 2D art, music from award-winning composer Sean Beeson and narration performed by Jim Sterling. Buy it here for $19.99.
Rally Racers also hit the store today, a family racing game from West Coast Software. Cars bash and battle each other to racing glory, picking up special weapons, boosts, recruiting race mates from the opposition team, performing stunts and completing challenges to be first over the finish line. Buy it here for $23.99.
Also releasing today is Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms from Codename Entertainment Incorporated, an official Dungeons & Dragons strategy management game. Assemble a party of champions and master the art of Formation Strategy. Upgrade your heroes, collect unique gear, and unlock new Champions in regular new events. The game is free-to-play with in-game purchases ranging from $2.99–$49.99, and you can download it to your console here.
Finally we have Kingmaker: Rise to the Throne from Artifex Mundi. Two royal knights, Edmund and Randall Ulmer, are tricked into a conspiracy against the crown. Pursued by the royal guard and ruthless conspirators, the brothers embark on a dangerous journey that will uncover the kingdom’s shameful secrets, restore the honor of the Ulmer family and change their fate forever. Buy it here for $14.99.