The Night Soup is a point-and-click story-driven game set in Southside Town on Dewata Island. You play as the ex-”Grand Hotel” chef Nathan, whose life takes a tragic turn, and he has to step away from the glamour of luxury culinary life.
Fans who watched the Nintendo Indie World showcase last night had good news to look forward to. Two of Indonesia’s most anticipated indie titles showed new gameplay and announced a release date: A Space for the Unbound and Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly.
“The Most Dangerous Waters In The World” are the evocative words that Time recently used to describe the seas surrounding Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries. This statement is due to the modern-day pirates who roam these waters and attack or hijack boats.
The Indonesian developer 7N34AP and their publisher Niji Games transport this real threat of the present into a sci-fi setting and pit militaristic anime fighters against those swashbucklers. Can the unusual setting work? You can find out soon.
Red Sky at Dawn is a murder mystery set over a few days in 1940s Singapore. You are Detective Leong, freshly assigned to Hill Street P.D., who quite literally walks into a courtroom crime scene one night. Eager to get in on the action and play in the big leagues, the former beat cop is partnered with a surly English sergeant. The challenge is to unravel a mystery man’s death while dealing with your partner, who seems to be haunted by ghosts of his own.
Coffee brewing and cosy chats will continue as Toge Productions has announced the continuation of Coffee Talk, the barista visual novel highly praised by fans and critics alike. The long-awaited sequel is coming under the name Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly and was showcased with a brief announcement trailer shown at The Indie Houses Direct, a live stream organised by several indie studios.
With yet another successful Kickstarter project, it is clear that the Filipino developers have been producing highly sought-after games. This time, they introduce a title that is different from their portfolio (the genres of The Letter and Love Esquire are horror and bishoujo, respectively). Perfect Gold: The Alchemy of Happiness is a coming-of-age yuri visual novel that highlights love and magic. Will you fall under this game’s spell? Read on to find out.