Follow Elspeth at PAX EAST, on the hunt for the hottest Indie Games!

Follow Elspeth at PAX EAST, on the hunt for the hottest Indie Games!

It’s the time of the year again; follow us as our reporter brings the latest and greatest from the Indie Megabooth, right from the heart of PAX East 2014!

Catch a sneak peak at some awesome indie games you can enjoy which works best with Sound Blaster audio gear!

Indie Game #1 – CRYPT

Listed as one of the top 5 most anticipated Indie Games of 2014 by SourceFedNerd, Crypt of the NecroDancer is a hardcore rhythm-based roguelike game.

Can you survive this deadly dungeon of dance, slay the NecroDancer, and recapture your still beating heart? Or will you be a slave to the rhythm for all eternity? Players must move on the beat to navigate procedurally generated dungeons while battling dancing skeletons, zombies, dragons, and more! Groove with the game’s epic dance soundtrack, or select songs from your own MP3 collection!

Indie Game #2 – Strike Vector

Strike Vector

Strike Vector is an intense, multiplayer third / first person air combat game with a distinct old school feel, reminiscent to games such as Crimson Skies, Quake 3 and Unreal Tournament, Strike Vector will let you test your reflexes and skills against your friends.

Prepare for a massive adrenaline rush when you’ll be flying across 8 gigantic and unique industrial sci-fi arenas where a crash is waiting for you at any moment.

Indie Game #3 – FRACT

As you start to make sense of this strange new environment, you work to rebuild its machinery by solving puzzles and bring the world back to life by shaping sound and creating music within the game.

FRACT features a beautiful open world to explore and decipher with music-based puzzles, stunning visuals, and an amazing score that evolves as you play. As you progress through the game, you unlock tools to make your own music in the FRACT studio, where you can also export and share your creations with others.

Indie Game #4 – Sentris


If you love solving puzzles and love music, Sentris is a game you need to get your hands on.

At its core, Sentris is a game about making music. Its puzzle mechanics are built around song structure and music theory. As an experience, it’s designed to bring out the inner musician in everybody.