fmeow.pngThis week I was unable to narrow the trailer roundup down to ten games. Instead, here are thirteen games that cover a great deal of ground in terms of variety of both theme and mechanics.

Air Brawl
Windows, Mac, Linux | $14+ | Late 2015 | Kickstarter | Demo

Fast-paced steampunk aerial dogfighting with an emphasis on cool weapons. The game is currently on Kickstarter and seeking an amount equivalent to about $50,000 US.

Candlelight
Windows, Linux | $TBA | Summer 2015 | Greenlight | Demo (Unity Web)

A platformer in which the player is a mobile candlestick, doing wall jumps and using its flame to open paths for itself.

Devil's Dare
Windows, Mac, Linux | reg. $12.99 | Available now

Local co-op beat 'em up Devil's Dare was featured in another trailer roundup recently, but for the game's official launch they've put together a great old-school trailer with live footage and cheesy special effects that deserves to be seen. The game itself is currently 20% off for launch.

Fort Meow
Windows (Future: Mac) | $TBA | Release TBA | Greenlight

This game is a pillow fort defense game. A girl goes to Grandma's house and wants to read her book, but as soon as she opens it, Grandma's horde of cats attacks. She must search the house for fort-building supplies that can withstand the onslaught of anti-book cats. Fort Meow was originally prototyped for Ludum Dare 28, in which it came in 17th overall.

InnerSpace
Windows, Mac, Linux | $15+ | Late 2015 | Kickstarter | Greenlight

From developer PolyKnight Games: "InnerSpace is an exploration flying game.... Set in a world where physics are inverted, explore a setting of interconnected, inverted spheres. Each is an interior world of once-inhabited islands surrounded by water, where gravity pulls outwards, away from the center.

"Piloting an agile craft, take the role of an unnamed cartographer to explore the various bubble-worlds, collect relics, and encounter each bubble's unique patron deity- all in order to discover more about the universe, its history, and its future." InnerSpace is almost halfway funded on Kickstarter with over 2/3 of its campaign remaining.

Mythos: The Beginning
Windows | reg. $5.99 | Available now | Demo

This game mixes traditional turn-based RPG mechanics with survival horror games. From developer Dark Gaia Studios: "Set in London, 1934, the game opens with a visit from a Professor Blacktail, a troubled man who has come to you in dire need of help. As a legendary paranormal investigator, you're asked for your help in finding three missing students who have vanished whilst conducting a scientific survey of the infamous Harborough Asylum. Arriving at the asylum, you quickly discover that there is more to its reputation than mere urban legends. There is something far more sinister taking place inside the walls of the abandoned institute." The game is currently 15% off for its launch.

OBEY
Windows, Mac, Linux | $11+ | Late 2015 | Kickstarter | Greenlight

Defenseless bunnies playing King of the Hill... except that the hill is a massive death machine. One that can only be used if the player manning it lowers their defenses. The developers are placing emphasis on stealth and psychological games; cooperation is necessary to win, but you need the cooperation to be lopsided in your favor.

The Old City: Leviathan
Windows | $TBA | December 1, 2014

Themed around epistemology, The Old City: Leviathan puts the player in the role of a sewer-dwelling isolationist. The game has been described as having "[Dear] Esther's meandering, ambiguous narrative, along with the multi-linear structure of Gone Home, and the warping, ever-changing environment of The Stanley Parable."

Poltergeist: A Pixelated Horror
Windows, Mac, Linux | $7.99 | Available now

A freeform puzzle game in which the goal is to terrify the occupants of the house with one's ghostly powers. Two-person development studio Glitchy Pixel is Columbian and this game won the Square Enix Latin America Game Contest 2012.

Quintet
Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, OUYA, Browser (Unity)
Free | Available now | Greenlight

Have you ever wanted a cross-platform, multiplayer video game that lets you and your friends be your own starship bridge crew a la Star Trek? Well, here you are. And it's free. There is a $5 upgrade that unlocks more content, but the developers claim that you can play for hours without paying a dime. There's even a browser (Unity) version, though it is not compatible with the other platforms.

Swap Heroes
iOS | reg. $1.99 | Available now

A casual turn-based strategy game. The player takes a team of four heroes into a dungeon, but only three heroes can be fighting on the front line at once. Turns are taken by swapping the positions of two of the heroes in the party. Swapping two front row heroes will just result in regular attacks, but swapping the hero from the back line to the front will cause that character to perform a special move. Swap Heroes is on sale for $0.99 at time of this writing.

Tribal & Error
Windows | $TBA | Release TBA | Greenlight | Demo

Developer Grotman calls this "a game about language without language." The player is a robot sent back in time to save humanity from an ice age, but to do so the robot must first learn the caveman language the hard way, combining learned symbols through trial and error.

Voxelfield
Windows, Mac, Linux | Free to Play | Release TBA | Kickstarter

Voxelfield is to be a mech MOBA game with fully destructable environments. Players will be able to do things like collapse buildings on enemies. The game will be free to play, so the Voxelfield Kickstarter reward tiers are offering things like unique mech skins and beta access as rewards.