Since Greenlight will be replaced in Spring by Steam Direct, we thought of sharing some of our favorite games that are now Greenlit! From short Visual Novel, to Horror games, here are some of the most awaited games that the community voted for!
Embers of Mirrim
Embers of Mirrim will be an adventure-platformer to feature a mystical creature with the ability to divide itself into Embers. The game will also offer a diverse style of gameplay, with puzzle, gigantic bosses and more. “To save their world from an alien threat, two proud races must set aside their differences and come together… literally.” The team developing this game is located in Canada and they are planning to release the game on Steam, Playstation 4 and Xbox One in Spring 2017.
Dead or School
Dead or School is a Japanese directed game featuring 2D Hack and Slash action with RPG elements. This game is being developed by only three person, but it promises to have many customization and various in-game features. In this horror game, players will follow the story of Hisako, a girl who grew up in an underground world after zombies conquered the land of Tokyo. After hearing about Schools for the first time and dreaming about it, she decides to go above ground… In this game, you will be able to collect items to create powerful weapons and gain different skills by leveling up your character.
Freedom Planet 2
Freedom Planet 2 is a 2D platformer that was Greenlit very recently on Steam. It is the sequel to Freedom Planet, a game modeled after Sega Genesis platform games. The game will feature three heroines, Lilac, Carol and Milla. It will also have two modes , adventure and classic. The game is still in it’s early stage, but a Demo is already available for those who wish to give it a go! It is a very fun experience so far and many others have enjoyed it as well! It should be release in 2018 according to their Steam Greenlight page.
Ascendant hearts is a game from the same developers as Anime Studio Simulator. It is going to be another Visual Novel to feature many colorful characters. This time, it will be a parody of traditional JRPG with a world filled with monster and humor. It also seems like it will have a dating simulator aspect in the game , as well as many endings. The story will be the one of a boy who woke up with amnesia in a world that is more fantasy than reality. He will follow Shiori who will teach him the basics until he has to save the world!
Their kickstarter is still in progress and it appears that a Demo will become available in the future. The game should be available in the final quarter of 2017!
Love,Money, Rock & Roll
Love,Money, Rock & Roll is probably one of the most awaited visual novel on Steam Greenlight right now. It is being developed by Soviet Games, the creators behind Everlasting Summer, another successful VN. In this game, their artistic skills definitely improved since their last title. This story will combine mystery, drama and romance in a fully immersive tale. A demo is already available to play if you are curious about this game’s story! It is a nice introduction to the game and it will make you want to know more about the story!
Azure Saga : Pathfinder
Azure Saga : Pathfinder is another newly greenlit game from Steam that looks very promising! It will be a tactical turn-base RPG in a unique 2.5D isometric drawn world! It will feature a full story, quests, united skills exploration, equipment sockets and of course turn-based battles. Situated in a world where human live inside colonies in outer space, Synch and Noide landed on an unknown planet after their ship was shot down. They decide to go look for energy sources to fix their ship, when they get unintentionally involved in war and politics of the inhabitants of the planet..
Immortal Redneck is an FPS with rogue-like elements set in Egypt that has gotten a lot of attention on Steam. It will feature many classes, dungeons, weapons and a skill tree! It has already been in development for a year and a half, but it is almost over and we should expect a release for Spring 2017! There is a lot to describe about this game, but the developers have an amazing trailer to show a lot about the gameplay. So sit comfortably, grab some popcorn and enjoy!
Growbot is a beautiful looking puzzle game. It is going to be a 2D point and click kind of gameplay about a studen growbot on a space station. When communications are cut off by an unknown force, he has to venture in the station to find the captain. It should be available in 2018, but players can already sign up for testing. It already got our attention with it’s very unique style and we can’t wait to learn more about it.
We hope you enjoyed our small list. We know there are many other amazing games in Greenlight! If you wish to see a part two of this before Steam Greenlight is replaced, please let us know in the comments below. Finally, we would like to wish best of luck to all these game developers and a successful launch!