Today begins the Steam
Next Fest October Edition
, a multi-day festival highlighting upcoming games.
This will include hundreds of time-limited demos, as well as livestreams and
presentations to offer a glimpse at the future. Here's the previously released
Next Fest October Trailer
. Valve is on the west coast, so things
officially kick off at 1:00 pm EDT today. But since this will be a mad scramble
to stand out from the crowd, some demos are already online. As before, there
will be no way to highlight them all, so we'll just do what we can. Here's a
first roundup of demos:
Kaiju Wars. "Play out a kaiju movie as the (hopelessly) outclassed
military in the stylish 2D turn-based strategy of Kaiju Wars. Construct
buildings and defend your city with cannon-fodder tanks, jets, and more as
the devastating kaiju grows in power with every attack."
Kukoos - Lost Pets. "Discover the Kukoos universe in this amazing 3D
platformer. Explore misterious worlds and uncover mysteries to free the
brainwashed pets. Meet great characters, play plenty new mechanics, crazy
places and have lots of fun!"
SpiderHeck. "Spiders with laser swords! Duel to the death against
your friends or choose to team up and hold back swarms of savage enemies.
Swing, stab and shoot with style, effortlessly performing movie-worthy
Squadron 51 - Prologue. "Squadron 51 Prologue is free version of
Squadron 51. It features 3 levels of entertainment, adding English
voiceovers, a never-before-seen boss, and new gadgets for your spaceship to
defend Earth from a merciless alien invasion." Here's a
The Mechanical World of Dr. Gearbox. "Unravel the forgotten
mysteries of an aging adventurer by retracing his steps across four distinct
environments. Overcome the odds by recruiting a deep roster of eccentric and
fascinating creatures to aid you on your quest to discover the truth."
Steam Next Fest Trailer.
"Explore a land filled with lost legends, ancient powers, and ferocious
monsters in TUNIC, an isometric action game about a small fox on a big