E3 is widely considered a conference for big games, and understandably so; the largest publishers in the industry dominate the event, debuting trailers and news for the most expensive and expansive videogames they could possibly produce. But it's not impossible to find compelling independent games at the show, either: here are our picks for five that you'll want to keep your eyes on in the months to come.
NeoCab is a game about the emotional labor of the gig economy, in a moody cyberpunk futurescape. You play one of the last human cab drivers, competing against an army of automated cars. The narrative forces you to balance the emotional health of your protagonist with the brutal needs of the job, as you struggle to barely—just barely—eke out a living. Grim? Definitely. Compelling? That, too.
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Do you like Pokemon? Do you worry that Pokemon is just not eccentric enough? Would you like to capture your punky friends and make them fight each other while striking neat poses? If you answered "yes" to all of...
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