Everything Announced at the Playism Game Show

To kick off this year’s Tokyo Game Show, indie publisher Playism held their own press conference to showcase all of the games they’re publishing as we enter the next generation.

Here’s everything that was shown in the two-and-a-half-hour long event.

Bright Memory and Bright Memory: Infinite

Bright Memory, the impressive indie FPS known for being developed by one person, is aiming to be a launch title for the Xbox Series X. Also detailed was Bright Memory: Infinite, the full version of the game Bright Memory is the “first episode” of, planned for release on both PC and Xbox Series X.

Mighty Goose

If Untitled Goose Game and Metal Slug had a baby, this would be it. I didn’t even know that I needed this game, but I’m looking forward to playing it when it releases next year on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam.


Developed by Orbital Express, this pretty adventure game where you investigate a ghost town will release on PC next year. 

Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth

Blending old-school anime with Castlevania: Symphony of the Night inspiration, this Early Access title was included in the stream to announce a new update, including the addition of new stages to the game.

The Case Book of Arne

From the studio behind cult title Angels of Death, this “detective adventure” title was announced for a release on Steam this fall.

Mad Father

A remake of the 2012 horror game, Mad Father is about a young girl who must escape a mansion full of terrors after her father is murdered. This remake will release on the Switch and PC later this fall, and the original is currently available on Steam for $2.49.

Tokoyo: The Tower of Perpetuity

A dungeon-crawler where you must make your way to the top of a tower, this game’s defining feature is that the layout changes every 24 hours in real time. This game will release on PC via Steam this year and, according to Gematsu, versions for PS4, Switch, Android, and iOS are also planned.


Previously released on PC, this turn-based RPG will release on PS4, Xbox One, and Switch on October 1st.

The Sealed Ampoule

Calling itself a “dungeon agricultuarization rogue-like,” this title fuses farming simulation with rogue-like action, and will release on PC via Steam this year.


This VR rhythm game announced a new update coming soon. The update will include new stages amongst other various changes to this title launched earlier this year.

Fight Crab x DEEEER Simulator

Two of the most ridiculous games released this year are getting an even wilder crossover. It’ll be crabs vs. deer in a new update coming to Fight Crab, currently scheduled for October.

Knights and Bikes

A game released last year from Double Fine, Playism announced that they will be handling an upcoming release in Asia. Confirmed translations include Japanese and Simplified Chinese.

Umurangi Generation

A first-person photography game, Umurangi Generation will be getting a release on the Switch as well as DLC for the original PC release.

Idol Manager

Exactly what it says on the tin! A business sim take on the ever popular idol management genre (a la The Idolmaster). A Steam page has been launched for the game, but no release date has been mentioned.


An interactive storytelling experience where you try to stop a terrorist attack through a cell phone, the well-received Replica will be getting a release on the Switch this fall.

Legal Dungeon

Continuing Playism’s streak of Switch ports, Legal Dungeon—where you file through police reports in order to solve crimes—will be coming out on the Switch early next year.

Pixel Game Maker MV

As this game creation tool passes its one-year release anniversary in the West, Playism announced that a new update will allow creators to release their games on the Nintendo Switch. A recently released beta patch adds the functionality, but will remain inaccessible until the Switch deployment option is ready for full release.


Originally announced for Western release at Sony’s PlayStation 5 digital event earlier this year, Counterplay Games’ Godfall will be receiving a Japanese release courtesy of Playism in the console’s launch window.

N1RV Ann-A

Originally announced back in 2018, VA-11 Hall-A sequel N1RV Ann-A resurfaced towards the end of the event, with some new screenshots and a key art reveal. No release date was announced, but it’s good to see that the game is still in development.

Featured image courtesy of Playism. Screenshots sourced from each game’s respective Steam page.