The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

Late last week, the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase aired and, predictably, it brought a slew of intriguing indie games that look very promising. Out of more than 40 titles, we have selected ten that really caught our attention.

To make things easier, you’ll find official descriptions for each of our ten picks, along with projected platforms and release windows. Of course, be sure to let us know in the comments section below which titles interest you the most. So, without further ado, let’s go!

before the last hour

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

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Play a unique rogue like game, mixing object games and card games in an original post-apocalyptic universe. Explore, upgrade your gear, fight unique monsters and bosses. And unlock all the secrets of the Before The Last Hour universe.

Before The Last Hour is set to launch on PC on May 13, 2022.

gold project

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

gold project
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Venture into a frenetic metroidvania and take part in a fight between deities where you will have to choose between Corrupting Gold and Purifying Light to achieve your ends.

Gold Project is still in its Kickstarter phase, but the studio plans to bring the title to PC, PlayStation, and Nintendo in the future.

Tinykin

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

Tinykin
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Catch hundreds of Tiny Ones and use their unique powers to return Milo to his home planet and return to his normal size!

Tinykin is expected to come to PC later in 2022 with possible TBA console releases closer to the time.

Root

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

Root
Image source: Dark Roots Gardeners

Take your wanderer cards. Spirits are running wild across the land and you must find the source of their anger. Hurry, because time is running out. You will have to combine speed and care in this real-time card game that will have you facing waves of fierce enemies.

There is currently no locked release window for Root, but you can check out a free demo of the game on PC via Steam right now.

Vampire: The Masquerade – The Swan Song

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

Vampire The Swansong Masquerade
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Based on the cult role-playing game and developed by genre specialists, Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong is a narrative RPG in which your every choice determines the fate of the three main characters and the Boston Camarilla.

Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong is set to launch on consoles and PC on May 19, 2022.

ship of fools

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

ship of fools
Image source: Fika Productions

Ship of Fools is a marine cooperative roguelite. Set sail, man the cannons and battle sea monsters across the stormy seas of the archipelago. Are you crazy enough to stop the Aquapocalypse?

Ship of Fools is heading to consoles and PC later this year.

Spread: Paradise Hotel

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

Spread: Paradise Hotel
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Experience an intense VR survival horror adventure with gripping storytelling as you explore dark environments, encounter terrifying encounters, and get your adrenaline pumping. Can you make it out of the Paradise Hotel alive?

Spread: Paradise Hotel launches on PC in late 2022.

Etheris

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

Etheris
Image source: Wild Wits

Save your village as you embark on a quest through the wilderness in a series of breathtaking adventures. This turn-based RPG with a cooperative experience for up to 4 players will take you to unexplored worlds.

There is currently no locked release window for Aetheris, but you can now list the game on PC via Steam.

Spiral

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

Spiral
Image source: Folk Games

Spiral is a third-person narrative exploration game sharing a poetic vision of cognitive degeneration seen from the inside. It tells the story of Bernard, a man who bids farewell one last time to the memories that have shaped him from his early childhood until he is today.

Spiral will launch on PC in 2023. You can check out a free demo of the game right now on Steam.

fear

The 10 best games from the AG French Direct Spring 2022 showcase

fear
Image source: Threatening Aura Games SAS

Scaredom is a (very) fast 2D action-adventure platformer in which you play as a Nightmare going to war against the army of Dreams. Explore surreal, handcrafted worlds, encounter bizarre and creepy characters, and use your nightmare powers to ruthlessly slaughter your enemies.

Scaredom currently has no locked release windows, but you can check out a free demo on PC via Steam right now.