Brazil Games Association is ready for a season of major events and new games!
With the partnership of the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), our studios are prepared for business and ready to rock!
The 2nd semester of 2021 is buzzing with world-class events in online versions, with special networking opportunities that, due to the impossibility of in-person travel, become unique! Participating in Business Meetings in China, Canada, USA and Japan without traveling and with the best players in the industry is great!
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The largest delegation of Brazil Games to date, with 53 companies, will participate in the events GDC - Game Developers Conference (July 19th to 23rd), Game Connection Online (July 19th to August 1st) and 2 editions of MeetToMatch: San Francisco edition (July 19th to 23rd) and Shanghai edition (July 28th to August 2nd), which take place online during the month of July!
Brazilian companies will participate in the business roundtables of the events presenting a wide selection of games and services. Check the Brazilian delegation catalogue and reel below!
Missing Features is a platform game that, as the name implies, all the mechanics are missing! At each stage you don't know what you are going to unlock, so you need to keep playing to unlock all the features of a complete game.
Unlock everything and do not leave anything behind, because without releasing the mechanics, you will not pass the level, which will be more difficult according to the gameplay, which takes place in this crazy and totally buggy computer game.
- Simple and creative gameplay features;
- Trophies that you can unlock completing all the missing features in the game;
- Classic platform game;
- Pixel design;
More info about the game
Arcade Space Shooter brings two games inspired by the classic Arcade games, both are fast, addictive and retro shoot ’em up!
The first one is Space War Infinity, that you can evolve your ship, unlocking more than 20 different upgrades and weapons during the game, that have 5 bosses ready to spray you. After completing all the missions, try to move up in rank by facing waves of enemies created in real time.
In Space Smash, avoid being crushed by the space storm by collecting Orbs of blue energy to save more time and space, watch out for the red Orbs. Get the highest score possible! Get to the podium on the scoreboard and try to stay there as long as possible. Unlock ships with unique characteristics by collecting coins that appear in the arena.
• Easy to learn and with simple commands.
• A wide variety of weapons, powerups and ship upgrades.
• Wide range of enemies.
• Beautiful pixel-art graphics.
• Retro sound effects.
More info about the game
Launched by Hermit Crab Studio, a Brazilian game house responsible for other mobile football games, Arsenal Freestyle Show is an official mobile game where you have to complete tricks and maneuvers to perform shows in different places around the city of London.
In each challenge, you have the help of one of Arsenal's male and female stars. With their aid, you will collect coins and customize your character to show your style.
Arsenal Freestyle Show is available for iPhone and Android.
More info about the game
From The Press
With several articles around the world and collectively representing a reach of over 10 million readers, our studios shone on Gamasutra (USA), Christ Centered Gamer (Mexico), XBox Series X (Germany), Hardcore Gamers Unified (India), nosomosnonos.com (México). The studios that represented us in this level were:
Game: Ascend a tower filled with increasingly deadly floors in this rogue-lite tactics title with a twist on the classic turn-based gameplay the genre is known for. In Evertried, the player’s actions dictate when enemy units move — which means they can only move after the player, offering a refreshing ability to dictate the speed of the match. Make clever use of attacks, movement, and skills along with dash, focus, modifiers and other hazards to clear each floor of enemies and proceed to the next floor!
Platform: PC, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S
Game: The first human colony on Mars has gone mysteriously silent, and it’s up to tough-as-nails Space Marine Lt. Anna “Charlotte” to head to the red planet and see what went wrong. Project Colonies: Mars 2120 is a Metroidvania that features all the hallmarks of the genre like fluid ranged and melee combat, upgradable abilities, and a vast, interconnected world to explore filled with deadly enemies and challenging bosses.
Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S
Game: Reminiscent of classic Nintendo 3D platformers, Kukoos - Lost Pets drops players into an adorable cartoon world where they must rescue a series of brainwashed pets being held captive by a robot frog. With plenty of collectables and hidden secrets to find, Kukoos - Lost Pets will take players back to the golden era of games like Super Mario 64 and Banjo Kazooie.
Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S
Game: Join Thorn, an aging but still mighty warrior, as he traverses a brutal and bloody pixel-art world in search of his missing daughter. Ferocious combat and terrifying enemies will challenge Thorn in this 2D action-RPG inspired by games like Sekiro and Dark Souls.
Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch
Game: Players will take on the role of Sebastian, a scientist and wheelchair user, as he attempts to solve a series of puzzles in a gorgeously rendered VR setting. They’ll need to use their wits and a hefty dose of spatial reasoning to develop gravitational solutions and prevent the reactor from exploding.
Platform: (Playstation VR) and Steam
Game: Have you ever dreamed of opening up an intergalactic travel agency with your best pals? In this procedurally-generated co-op title, players will plan and execute the perfect stellar vacation for their clients, ferrying them to their desired location safe, sound, and preferably free of space-sickness induced vomit.
Platform: PC, Xbox One
Game: An action-adventure RPG set in a world where humans are able to summon spiritual animals to battle for them! Mighty dragons, ferocious tigers, and in the case of protagonist Illy...a not-quite-as-ferocious duckling. Join Illy and brilliant inventor Hellen as they journey across the land seeking revenge and learning about themselves along the way.
Studio: An Emmy-Award winning studio with offices in São Paulo and Los Angeles, ARVORE specializes in developing engaging narrative experiences with emergent interactive technologies like VR. The company recently announced their VR bullet-hell meets roguelike title YUKI will be coming to Oculus Quest, Quest 2, Rift and all Steam VR platforms this summer with a PlayStation VR release planned for later in the year.
ARVORE’s previous projects include the acclaimed Pixel Ripped series in 2018 with the VR title “Pixel Ripped 1989”, and its sequel “Pixel Ripped 1995”, which released last year. The studio won the 2020 Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Media” for its interactive VR Narrative “The Line”.
Game: A genre mash-up like no other, YUKI combines two popular styles by blending Bullet-Hell with Roguelike and bringing these mechanics together into a hectic VR experience. Control the titular Yuki in a beautiful anime-inspired setting and use your hands and body to dodge incoming projectiles and defeat the evil forces attempting to take over the universe. Watch the YUKI trailer here.
Platforms: Coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One Q3 2021. Available now on Microsoft Windows, macOS via Steam.
Studio: Located in São Paulo’s business district, Mad Mimic is a small studio with a big heart whose primary goal is simple: to make good games that are fun. The studio released its fast-paced roguelite Dandy Ace in March of this year to critical acclaim and is currently sitting at “Very Positive” on Steam with more than 400 reviews.
With the mantra that “a little bit of madness is always present in a great game,” this team of indie devs truly believes in a strong commitment to designing and developing games that are more than just a product.
Game: Dandy Ace follows the tenacious magician Dandy Ace as he attempts to escape a palace filled with strange creatures and ferocious bosses. Magical cards found throughout the game provide a near-endless combination of powers and abilities, allowing the player to experiment and find a build that perfectly suits their playstyle. Check out the trailer here.
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch
Studio: Flux Games is one of the leading professional game studios in Brazil and Latin America. Developing games for nearly a decade, they are focused on premium console games and have a special talent for strong IPs. They're the developers of Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues, a project by GameMill Entertainment, released in October of last year on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch with a Steam version following in January of 2021. The game is currently rated “Very Positive” on Steam and has become a fan-favourite on all platforms.
Flux Games has developed titles across all the major platforms, including Playstation 4 & 5, Xbox One & Series S/X, Nintendo Switch, and PC. In addition to their own titles, the studio has worked on major IPs like The Hunger Games, The Walking Dead, Free Fire, and of course, Karate Kid.
Game: Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues is a beat-em-up in the vein of classics like Streets of Rage and Double Dragon that follows Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence and their rival dojos, Cobra Kai and Myiagi Do. Players can battle as one of eight characters, perfecting attacks, combos, specials, and upgradeable stats and movesets. The game is fully licensed and even features voice acting from the stars of the film and television series, William Zabka and Ralph Macchio. Watch the trailer here!
Platform: iOS, tvOS, macOS
Studio: AQUIRIS is a game studio based in Porto Alegre with a large team of more than 160 people. In April of this year the studio launched the adorable Wonderbox: The Adventure Maker, which was nominated as a finalist in the 2021 Apple Design Awards in two categories: Inclusivity and Delight and Fun.
The studio has worked with major partners like Cartoon Network to assist with developing their titles as well as creating original IPs like the first-person shooter Ballistic Overkill and Horizon Chase World Tour, Horizon Chase Turbo, and Looney Tunes: World of Mayhem.
Game: Wonderbox: The Adventure Maker is a gorgeous, visually distinct action-adventure game set in beautiful dioramas that provides players with the tools to create their own adventures with their friends thanks to the Creator Mode. Combine blocks, characters, and items like swords and grappling hooks to easily create game content using the same tools that the developers use themselves! Have a look at the Wonderbox trailer here.
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The Brazil Games Export Program, is the export program created by the Brazilian Game Companies Association, ABRAGAMES, in partnership with Apex-Brasil, the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency. Our goal is to promote the Brazilian Game industry internationally, developing new business opportunities for our companies. The Brazil Games Program also promotes Brazil as the hub for business in Latin America and invites buyers, investors and publishers for BIG Festival, Brazil's Independent Games Festival, the most important international indie games festival and the hub for international business in Latin America.
Abragames - Brazilian Game Companies Association
Abragames, the Brazilian Game Companies Association, was founded in 2004 and represents Brazilian studios developing games in various platforms. Besides catalyzing the game production in the country by training and promoting expertise, Abragames aims at making Brazilian creativity and technology available to the main players of the international game industry.
The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) works to promote Brazilian products and services abroad, and to attract foreign investment to strategic sectors of the Brazilian economy. The Agency supports more than 12,000 companies from 80 different industries, which in turn export to 200 markets. Apex-Brasil also plays a key role in attracting foreign direct investment to Brazil, working to detect business opportunities, promoting strategic events and providing support to foreign investors interested in allocating resources in Brazil.