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At last week’s Gamescom event, Sony announced a brand new selection of independently developed games for their PlayStation platforms.

And to say there are some good things on the horizon, would be some sort of understatement.

Check out the newly announced games below.

Dreamfall Chapters – Red Thread Games

Dreamfall Chapters is the long awaited episodic follow-up to the award-winning and bestselling adventure games The Longest Journey and Dreamfall: The Longest Journey.

An exciting story-driven episodic adventure for Windows/Mac/Linux and PlayStation 4, Dreamfall Chapters follows three characters on their journeys across two worlds — one a cyberpunk vision of the future, the other a magical fantasy world — as their stories and destinies intertwine.

The first chapter is due to release this Autumn.

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Source: Official Site

Ether One – White Paper Games

Ether One is a first person adventure that deals with the fragility of the human mind.

There are two paths in the world you can choose from. At its core is a story exploration path free from puzzles where you can unfold the story at your own pace.

There is also a deeper, more adventurous path in which you can complete complex puzzles to restore life changing events of the patient’s history in order to help the validation of their life.

The game is already available to buy for Windows PC. The PlayStation 4 release will follow at a date to be determined.

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Source: Official Site

In Space We Brawl – Forge Reply

In Space We Brawl is a galactic twin stick shooter for up to 4 players.

It’s a local multiplayer game of skill, fun and competition. Find the spaceship that fits your play style and equip it with your favorite tool of destruction. With over 100 different combinations to master, In Space We Brawl looks to be a fine addition to the sadly small collection of couch co-op out there.

The game is set to be released on PS3 and PS4 on a date yet to be determined.

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Source: Official Site

Nom Nom Galaxy – Q Games & Double Eleven

Developed by the team behind the excellent Pixeljunk games, Nom Nom Galaxy is a co-op focused management simulator with platforming and tower defense elements where players must work to manage an interstellar soup factory.

Yes, that is as precisely awesome as it sounds.

The game is already available on Steam Early Access and is set to release on a date to be decided on PS4 and PS Vita.

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Source: Official EU PlayStation Blog

Papers, Please – Lucas Pope

A Dystopian Document Thriller, the communist state of Arstotzka has ended a 6-year war with neighboring Kolechia and reclaimed its rightful half of the border town, Grestin.

Your job as immigration inspector is to control the flow of people entering the Arstotzkan side of Grestin from Kolechia. Among the throngs of immigrants and visitors looking for work are hidden smugglers, spies, and terrorists. Using only the documents provided by travelers and the Ministry of Admission’s primitive inspect, search, and fingerprint systems you must decide who can enter Arstotzka and who will be turned away or arrested.

Already available to buy on PC, Mac and Linux, Papers, Please will be released on PS Vita at some point later in the year.

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Source: Official Site

Pix the Cat – Pastagames

A psychedelic top down puzzler from the twisted minds behind the absolutely awesome Pix ‘n’ Love Rush, Pix The Cat puts players in the shoes of the titular feline as they have to rush around a number of interlocked mazes to rescue a gaggle of imprisoned ducklings.

The game is due to release later this year on PS4 and PS Vita.

Feast your eyes on the trailer below.

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Source: Official US PlayStation Blog

Q.U.B.E 2 – Toxic Games

A gorgeous looking first-person 3D puzzler which uses Unreal Engine 4, Q.U.B.E 2 is set to release on PlayStation 4 sometime in 2015 and will boast support for Sony’s VR accessory, Project Morpheus.

Source: Official US PlayStation Blog

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