This is a page of upcoming games and applications for the Playdate that have not yet released. If a game has released, give it a page and categorise it accordingly!
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If a game is cancelled or one year past any form of communication, it may be removed from this page.
Wastebraver: A Tiny Survival Tale
Wastebraver is a rogue-like survival game set in a post-apocalyptic fantasy hellscape. Explore a dynamic, randomly generated world where evils beyond imagination haunt your every footstep. Execute abominations and weave through insane encounters as you fight for what little remains of your broken world. In development for the Playdate and Steamdeck.
When her brother goes missing after a comet fragment hits, Stella has to overcome her fear of the dark and venture out of her village into the unknown to find him.
HatTrick is an action-adventure game where you explore an open overworld connecting multiple dungeons, caves, and other secrets. You play as a newly sprung-to-life Hat, who's not sure how he suddenly found himself alive, but he must make do to help a dear friend.
Zero Zero: Perfect Stop
A train simulator on Playdate! Uses the crank as a mascon! Very early in development right now. More details to come...
Under The Tree
A first-person dungeon crawl inspired by the original Wizardry first released on the Apple ][, simplified to suit the screen and controls of the Playdate.
Midnight Raider is a Beat 'Em Up style game. Get ready to button smash, bash, and thrash to reclaim the power stones.
An Adventure game where you roam the land fighting monsters and reuniting the lost spores.
The second game from the critically acclaimed game EYELAND. Developed by Ron Lent using Pulp.
The Scrolling Enigma : a gamedev diary
A short narrative puzzle game about...game development. Unroll the newspaper and reveal the 7 gamedev enigmas through allegorical figures.
Welcome to Wacky Bus. Jump, squeeze, and dodge your way through a variety of obstacles to get your passengers to their destination on time. Get hit, lose passengers. If you lose all of your passengers, your boss at the Wacky Transit Authority (WTA) will tear you a new one.
In a not-so-distant future, Japan is under threat, and it's up to you to save the day. Choose between Katsuo the judoka or Saki the karateka, hope in your giant robot and punch your way through this shoot'em up where you don't shoot!
The fish have stolen your toast! So now it's time to beat them up in rythm based fights and get that bread back!