The 9 Coolest Made-in-Singapore Games to Try
Written by: Circles.Life
Singapore may be known as the home of Asia's top engineers, bankers, and doctors. However, did you know that Singapore is also gaining recognition for its game design?
Many Singapore-based game companies and game designers are heard of more and more often these days. Even several world-famous game houses like Bandai Namco, Sony Playstation, and Ubisoft have opened their studios in Singapore.
We could say that Singapore is Southeast Asia's current game development leader.
To give you a glimpse of how creative and innovative the Singaporeans have been all this time, let's look at the list of the 9 coolest made-in-Singapore games to try.
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Street Fighter x Mega Man
Street Fighter x Mega Man is a fan-developed game to celebrate the anniversary of Capcom's Mega Man and Street Fighter franchises. This game gained so much attention and was published by Capcom Unity as a free download pc game in 2012.
Seow Zong Hui, the Singaporean-based fan developer, mimicked the gameplay of Mega Man and combined it with Street Fighter characters as the villains. There were some complaints regarding the technical issues.
Due to this report, the Street Fighter x Mega Man V2 was released in 2013.
Seow Zong Hui has been actively working in a Japanese game developer Arc System Works since 2016 until the present.
Holy Potatoes! A Spy Story?!
A game with a spy as the main character is fun. A game with a potato working as a spy, that's quirky and even more fun.
You’re given a chance to be the leader of the spy agency. Enjoy managing your headquarters, training new spies, and sending your spies on a top-secret mission.
There are four titles in the game with different stories and genres. The artwork is extremely appealing and mood-boosting.
Daylight Studios, the creator of the game, is a Singapore-based game studio that was founded in 2011. The Holy Potatoes! A Spy Story is available on Steam and iOS.
Masquerada: Songs and Shadows
Crowned as the Best Indie Game at the Tokyo Game Show in 2015, Masquerada is a game with stunning visual style.
Categorized as an RPG fantasy action game set in a city named Ombre in a Venetian word, your task is to crack a kidnapping case. Do not worry because you are equipped with magic power and assisted by a team of magic users.
The game is available on Steam, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
The Singaporean game developer, Witching Hour Studios, was founded in 2010. The company's previous creation, Ravenmark, is the one that boosts its name in the world of gaming. You should try that one too!
Cat Quest II
If you love cats, adore dogs, and are also a fan of the Legend of Zelda, you must try this game.
The Cat Quest II is a game that is set in a medieval world where cats and dogs are long-time enemies to each other.
A 2-character game, you must play this game with your friend or bae because one of you would play as a cat and the other would be a dog. You two must be working together to end the war for once and bring peace to your world.
The game was crafted by The Gentlebros and is available on Steam, iOS, Android, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Dubbed as the family-friendly version of Fortnite, Butter Royale is a multiplayer game in which the 32 players compete with each other to see who will be the last winner: a Butter Royale. Butter Royale is considered safe to be played by kids above 9 years old.
Butter Royale was developed by Mighty Bear Games Singapore. The game is available on iOS Apple Arcade.
Gloom & Down
A decide-your-fate game! Gloom and Doom is a 90's inspired game in which you are playing as a wraith that has been tasked to kill demons in order for you to go to heaven.
You are on a quest to kill the immortal Doom Bringer. Although gloomily dark, Gloom & Down brings a fresh humorous supernatural-themed visual novel.
Remember, there are more than one stories to explore. All you have to do is make your own choice.
Gloom & Down was developed by Neo Tegoel Games and is available on Steam.
Battlesky Brigade: Tap Tap
Enjoy a great visual of cute 3D rabbits! Battlesky Brigade: Tap Tap is an idle-tapping game.
All you have to do is do the finger tap and you will earn coins to establish your town. Besides the adorable rabbits called the Smolians, you will also meet the Plemplings, the grumpy birds. There are also the Tecks, smart tech-savvy goldfish.
The game was developed by Battlebrew Productions and is available for iOS and Android users.
Chinatown Detective Agency
A game situated in the future fantasy world of Singapore! Chinatown Detective Agency is a cyber-noir game set in the year 2032. Imagine a mix of Blade Runner and Black Mirror, there you go.
Your character is Amira, a private investigator working on a supernatural case that holds the fate of the city. In this game, you will see familiar places like Marina Bay or hawker stalls.
Classified as a point-and-click game, Chinatown Detective Agency was developed by General Interactive Co. and is available on Steam for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.
Happy Mall Story
A simulator building management game is a great choice for anyone to spend their free time. Happy Mall Story is a game that puts you as a shopping mall tycoon constantly looking for ways to expand your mall empire. In this game, you will be designing and running your mall from scratch.
Add floors, install decorations, and create strategies in making your best special attractions to attract more shoppers.
The Happy Mall Story game was developed by Happy Labs and is available on iOS and Android.
So those are the 9 coolest made-in-Singapore games to try. Show them your support and let's see more Singaporean-made games in the future! But before you do, make sure you’ve got enough data to play uninterrupted. Forget WiFi hotspots - get a data boost here.
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