MinneCade is your one-stop arcade to jump in and play up experimental games of all genres and chat directly with their creators. Let us know your favorite game by voting during the session! Fan-favorite games will be recognized during our awards ceremony on Saturday evening. Best part: No Coins Necessary.

2017 Featured Games

anti|piracy

anti|piracy

Tribe Games

anti|piracy is an intense action dodge ‘em up with a minimalist design. Evade countless amounts of enemies as you try and outlast your friends for the highscore. Change up the how the game plays with various modifiers ranging from the speed and size of your player to manipulating the arena itself. Test your reflexes in Trials, smaller scenarios that challenge your skills and endurance. Can you survive the gauntlet of enemies?

Atmocopter

Atmocopter

unTied Games

Atmocopter is a retro sidescroller featuring a little helicopter robot who, upon waking up in a less-than-friendly factory, just wants to make it out alive! Navigate Atmocopter through hazardous electraps, bumpers, spider-bots, and more as you press switches, blast rogue robots, and solve puzzles! Switch to Quickmocopter for an added speed boost, or become Fatmocopter to take out your enemies and bust down barriers. What rogue machine lies at the heart of the factory…? And can Atmocopter survive long enough to make it there?

Cilantro

Cilantro

Wallride Games

A Shlerm-hungry BlorbLord is brainwashing the locals, leaving a psychotic little green dude and his sentient shape-shifting booger to clean up the mess… by making an even bigger mess. Death is delicious in Cilantro – a gnarly action platformer from Wallride.

Everend

Everend

Strix Studios

Everend is a 3D puzzle platformer in which you traverse a cave in search of the exit. While exploring you uncover many ancient ruins and discover a lost history of your ancestors long forgotten.

The Eyes of Cheatin Hitman

The Eyes of Cheatin Hitman

Jon Coughlin Games

Agent 47 is tasked with eliminating Lippy, a crooked union boss, at a clowning awards show in Baraboo, Wisconsin. A distinctly Midwestern experience – come for the mischief, stay for the cheese.

The Eyes of Cheatin’ Hitman is a first-person parody of the Hitman series.

Fingeance

Fingeance

Escape Industries

When four fishy friends lose the ability to breathe underwater, they’ll do whatever it takes to get revenge. In their adventure, they’ll craft submarines, cross the ocean, and do battle with treacherous dolphins. FINGEANCE takes the best parts of dungeon raiding — teamwork, loot, and gigantic bosses — and brings them to the shoot-em-up genre.

Joggernauts

Joggernauts

Space Mace

Joggernauts is a new kind of cooperative action-platformer about trying NOT to kill your friends. Switch the order of the alien athletes as your group jogs through tricky color-coded worlds. Question the nature of the universe as your team crumbles under the weight of a three button game!

Metro Nexus

Metro Nexus

Noble Robot

Metro Nexus is the public-transit-themed, information-dense, can’t-stop-your-car single-screen multiplayer battle game where up to 4 players compete (or team up!) to claim the most territory. End the match by being last car left on the tracks, but remember… that doesn’t always make you the winner.

Newt One

Newt One

DevNAri

Newt One is a fun, colorful, and musical 3D Platformer

Optica

Optica

Graveck Studios

Optica puts spatial thinking to the test with puzzles challenging your mind through impossible shapes and unexpected perspectives.  Its stylized design embraces simplicity, but the puzzles become mind-bending in unexpected and complex ways. As a follow-up to the award-winning Strata, Optica embraces a similarly chill puzzle-solving philosophy with an entirely new twist.

Verdant Skies

Verdant Skies

Howling Moon Software

A relaxing life simulation game packed with farming, crafting, and a diverse cast of characters to befriend or date.

Waveball

Waveball

Waveball Team

Use your Supersonic Wave-Emitter to fire dodgeballs and frag your opponents in this fast, chaotic, and fun local multiplayer battle!