The Most Exciting Indie Games Coming Out In September 2018

Written by Jon Sutton on Sun, Sep 2, 2018 12:25 PM
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Yesterday we took a look at the swathes of AAA behemoths coming our way in the next four weeks, but there's also a bundle of potential indie gems also hitting in September 2018.

Dungeon-crawling fans are set for an absolute treat this month with the duo of Underworld Ascendant and The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep. Both games have already achieved success on Kickstarter, and they've got a couple of industry legends involved with Warren Spector and Brian Fargo respectively.

Elsewhere, Star Control: Origins marks the return of another classic and beloved franchise, while Planet Alpha continues the sci-fi theme with its oddball platforming antics. Planet Alpha's already scooped up a few awards so it should be one to watch.

Planet Alpha - September 4th / PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch

Planet Alpha System Requirements

 

Immortal: Unchained - September 7th / PC

Immortal: Unchained System Requirements

 

Grimshade - September 14th / PC

Grimshade System Requirements

 

Underworld Ascendant - September 15th / PC

UPDATE: Unfortunately word has reached us that Underworld Ascendant was delayed a few weeks ago and now won't be ready to launch until mid-November.

Underworld Ascendant System Requirements

 

The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep - September 18th / PC

The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep System Requirements

 

Fishing Sim World - September 18th / PC, PS4, Xbox One

Fishing Sim World System Requirements

 

CrossCode - September 20th / PC

 CrossCode System Requirements

 

Star Control: Origins - September 20th / PC

Star Control: Origins System Requirements

 

The Biggest Games Coming Out In September 2018

So feel free to vote which indie you're most looking forward to this month. These days there are literally hundreds upon hundreds of games released on Steam every month so if you've got an undiscovered gem that isn't on this list then do be sure to share it in the comments section below!

Which indie games are you most looking forward to playing in August?

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06:49 Sep-03-2018

Definitely looking forward to getting CrossCode on the 20th. I really enjoyed the demo I've played on Steam. =3

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18:42 Sep-02-2018

Jon y fused Underworld Ascendant and The Bard’s Tale 4 in voting section

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15:57 Sep-02-2018

Wow, I kickstarted that Grimshade game and had no idea it was coming out so soon. The KS page still says sometime in November.

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