GameDaily Connect: Indie Prize Asia 2019 Finalists, Asia (Part 5)

The final installment for titles developed in Asia offers a bounty of games to highlight from GameDaily Connect Asia 2019's Indie Prize Showcase.

We finally round out the Indie Prize nominations from Asia with our fifth collection of games being shown at GameDaily Connect Asia 2019.  

If you want to check out the previous group of games, you can head to Part 1,  Part 2,  Part 3, and Part 4.

Elizabeth

Developer: Neutron star

Country: China

Platform: Android

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

The main character lived an ordinary boring life of office workers, until one day, in the subway station, they met the heroine Eliza...

DOLL (Dreaming On the Last Night)

Developer: Everlasting Production Team

Country: China

Platform: Windows PC

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

DOLL is a horror-oriented puzzle game which also includes factors of love strategy, ingeniously designed in order to attract the female market.You, Tina, as the heroine of the game, were invited by your boyfriend to a puppet exhibition hall on the occasion of the eighteenth birthday. In this mysterious puppet house, you will start a romantic and dangerous date. Everything seems to have secrets waiting to be revealed, such as exquisite dolls with different styles, tourists who tell wonderful stories, and a boyfriend with some secrets. There are no simple and accidental encounters here. Any encounters are doomed.

Based on different aesthetic systems, you can experience the unique culture of dolls from different countries and experience a visually enjoyable journey in the game. More than 20 pieces of original music, full voice dialogue customized for the role, as well as various simulated sound processing bring an immersive, real experience to the players. Is it the prince or the devil who guards the princess? It's not just love that is able to make your heart beat faster. What the eyes see is not necessarily the truth. Investigate and touch every element of the game screen to trigger clues and plots. Combine and move props to solve puzzles. Each of your choices in the game will determine the future outcome. The truth is to be slowly unraveled in the process.

Kryin Struggle

Developer: Xian Shuangxingqi

Country: China

Platform:  Android

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

It is a roguelike RPR-strategy card game.A total of more than 500 cards can be used to form complex tactics. The brand collection growth play, can be used to blend cards, enchant, enhance operations, and enrich your tactical choices. It will be a big factor in the success and loss. The world map is distributed with multiple random BOSS levels, waiting for you to find challenges. The player will play as an "outsider" who will experience a variety of stories that blend into the world view and the main story.

Idle Defense: Dark Forest

Developer: LEMON JAM STUDIO

Country: China

Platform:  Android

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

Interesting tower defense game that combines idleRPG and merge systems. You’ll play as a magician who has to build towers to protect the mysterious crystal from monsters. Upgrade towers to max level and merge towers to get a new type of tower. Resurrect to get materials for research and power up towers. Summon demons to fight for you.

Source Code: Delete

Developer: LEMON JAM STUDIO

Country: China

Platform:  Android

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

An introduction in Chinese retro FC style cross-version flight shooting game. As a cosmic walker, you are on a mission to save the universe. Destroy the corresponding enemy with the corresponding colored weapon, move by sliding the screen, summoning the ship to assist you!

Ou Xiang Tian Tuan Yang Cheng Ji

Developer: LEMON JAM STUDIO

Country: China

Platform:  iOS

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

It is a business-cultivation game. You play the role of the boss of an idol group brokerage company. You'll have a start-up fundsto help you sign artists, train them to be superstars, and get them to make albums and concerts to help you make more and better artists. In the end, form the world's most famous and best idols.

Hammer.io

Developer: 17WAN Studio

Country: China

Platform:  iOS

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

It is an ultra-challenging pixel IO hand tour. You are the hammer - control yourself with your master, making constant efforts to kill opponents (launch them off the map). Constantly grow stronger and bigger, and eventually become the overlord of the hammer world!

Chess of Three Kingdoms 

Developer: Hahayou

Country: China

Platform:  Android

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

The chess pieces floating in the vast war spirit, small words to walk the three countries, but you can sense a great feeling. Let the world fall in love with the text in the Chinese tradition of extreme simplicity. Combined with a self-walking chess-style combat mode and the starting point of different forces, it feels different from the same way of the world. Unlike other self-walking chess games, we are a quick knife and a slow sip of fine tea. Three-country games, a rich edge set system, plus the battle of the chicken rib experience so that players feel the fun of collecting.

Bring Dad Home

Developer: Poler Studio

Country: China

Platform:  iOS

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

Bring Dad Home is a parent-child casual game. The player plays the son of the game, using various methods not to let the father get hurt and safely help him go home. The game tests the player's small actions and instant decisions. To fight off obstacles, you can pick up the beer bottle cap, and players can use the beer bottle cap to swim freely in the various stores in the game, improve ability, change dress, and look for more happiness and surprises!

Another me

Developer: bandou

Country: China

Platform:  Android

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

If there is a chance of rebirth, would you like to start a different life from scratch? Now you can travel back to ancient China to start a new life. You can be the royal princess. You may meet ambitious sages, brilliant generals, talented poets, or mild and elegant musicians. They each have different stories, and what role do you play in those stories? Four female masters come from different backgrounds, four men have complex backgrounds, 16 different plot lines are opened by you, from 12 to 18 years old - six years of self-cultivation. More than 20 different endings wait for you to explore; their sand and their fate, you come to rewrite.

The Sibyl And Sixpence

Developer: Chilejiushui Studio

Country: China

Platform:  Desktop PC

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

It's a 15-minute experimental visual novel about a love affair as weak as tea. Story consists of two chapters formed by a mixture of four clues.It tells a love story about the sibyl and the prince. “You know, it was not easy to write such a story." “It seemed like taking every last bit of my sixpences from my piggy bank.” “The thing is, all the piggy banks needs to be smashed into pieces before you take the coins out.”

Sword of Taoists

Developer: Shanghai Thunder Firefly Network Technology Co., Ltd.

Country: China

Platform:  Android

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

The most immerisve game about becoming a god.

Survivor: the Z city

Developer: Hunan Youkeda Technology Co. Ltd.

Country: China

Platform:  Android

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

The corpses have filled whole cities, and food and weapons need to be found on your own. The only thing you can do is live as long as you can and try your best to get out of the city. Survivor is an open random world, a cross-section of the roguelike game. Every time you experience the world, it's different. Each zombie has its own characteristics - as long as you watch carefully and choose different strategies, you can survive by avoiding and fighting. There is no complex operating system and a variety of mission plots - throw away the burden and be free to enjoy the apocalyptic game pleasure. The latest Unity engine under the action feels smooth and free, with a bright European and American painting style, giving the game a new apocalyptic feeling. Take it easy, believe in yourself! How long can you live when the end is coming? Do you choose to kill or coexist? You decide.

Super Buckyball Tournament

Developer: Pathea Games

Country: China

Platform:  Windows PC

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

The grand tournament has finally arrived! Enjoy this physics-based ball game and kick the ball in a 3v3 online multiplayer matchup. Select your champion and become the king of this tournament. Get a closer look at this cyberpunk-inspired world during the game and experience some of the most futuristic stadiums you’ve never seen.

Pick a champion you like! Each champion has their own strengths and weaknesses with a unique ultimate that can sometimes determine the results of the game. Charge it up and pave the way to victory! Super Buckyball Tournament emphasizes on the elements of team-play, with anassisted passing system and indicators. Since we try to make the game easy to play and hard to master, the less complicated passing mechanics allow for more quick passes and smooth gameplay. Thanks to our dedicated server,  starting a match with a total of 6 players could not be much easier. With more game modes to come, gather your friends and have fun! There are a large variety of items that are scattered throughout the stadium. Each stadium will have its own special item and effects. Collect items and be sure to make good use of them during the ultimate cool down.

Flying Cat

Developer: MakeBestGame

Country: China

Platform:  iOS

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

There is a cat town in the sky of Star X. The town has always been at peace, when suddenly came a cat. It led its gang and launched a small town challenge, kidnapping many kittens. Kitten baby white, in order to protect the town, decided to accept the challenge to save the small partners. Fly to the challenge of the adventure!

Crown Trick

Developer: NEXT Studios

Country: China

Platform:  Windows PC

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

CrownTrick is a procedurally generated maze game with roguelike gameplay and a hand drawn art style. Take up the unbelievable crown and start your underground adventure with the power…

Swallow Homing

Developer: Ciyuunhe

Country: China

Platform:  Windows PC

Nominated by: Indie Prize judges

When stepping out of their parent star, the seeds are sown in the alien soil; it is like a fish leaving the sea, growing legs. Then, you can't look back, you can just move on. This is a 30-minute text adventure game - the last story of what happens in a returning ship.

Be sure to come back tomorrow as we highlight the last of the Indie Prize Asia finalists!

GameDaily Connect Asia 2019 will take place in Shenzen, China (November 10-12). You can register right here.

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Joel Couture is a freelance writer for Gamasutra, CGM, Siliconera, and Warp Door, and constantly writes about indie games at IndieGamesPlus. He has written books on UnderTale, P.T., and Friday the 13th, and can be found endlessly rambling about games on Twitter at @Joel_Couture.

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