Online/Los Angeles – February 16, 2016
ORBYT PLAY, the spectacular live-streaming celebration of independent video games, has confirmed details of the exciting February 20 free event. Streaming exclusively on YouTube and YouTube Gaming, with curation provided by Indie MEGABOOTH, the inaugural event will showcase over 50 games, presented as never before.
An ambitious first-of-its-kind event bringing together a global cross-section of indie games, the celebration comprises:
- Three Streams Within One Live Player – viewers can toggle between each hosted stream, similar to picture-in-picture on a television.
- It’s a 10-Hour Marathon! – 10 hours across three channels makes 30 supercharged hours of non-stop indie game programming: Let’s Plays, interviews and even some crazy physical stunts with top online personalities, developers and special guests!
- Recent and Upcoming Releases – these games are HOT, even the one or two classics slipped in.
- AND Special Appearances – Joey Graceffa, Captain Sparklez, TheZombiUnicorn, ProJared, Commander Holly, Ross O’Donovan from Game Grumps, MatPat, Comic Book Girl 19, Cricken, Olga Kay, Tanner Patrick and more.
This inaugural event will showcase an eclectic international mix of games and present exclusive, never-before-seen content and gameplay while featuring special guest appearances by other top influencers and developers. The ORBYT PLAY’s three streams are hosted by top online personalities:An Indie E-Sports Extravaganza with Meghan Camarena (Strawburry17)
A Hawaiian-themed Indie Game Beard-B-Que with Jesse Cox, the Super Beard Brothers’ Alex Faciane and Jirard “The Completionist” Khalil
A Stunt-ridden Variety Show with Kevin Pereira and Alex Corea of The Attack
ORBYT PLAY, produced in conjunction with Simplynew, is also proud to announce that even more great games that have been confirmed to participate:
Broforce – Free Lives Games/Devolver Digital
D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Access Games
Dad by the Sword – Rocketcat Games
Dead Pixels II: Straight to Video – CSR-Studios
Downwell – Moppin/Devolver Digital
Dropsy – Tendershoot and A Jolly Corpse/Devolver Digital
Duck Game – Landon Podbielski/Adult Swim Games
Enter the Gungeon – Dodge Roll/Devolver Digital
These great additions join fantastic already announced games:
#IDARB – Other Ocean
ADR1FT – Three One Zero / 505 Games
Butt Sniffin Pugs – SpaceBeagles
Chambara – Team Ok / USC Games Publishing
ClusterPuck99 – PHL Collective
Day of the Tentacle Remastered – Double Fine Productions
Electronic Super Joy – Loot Interactive
Hand of Fate – Defiant Development
Headlander – Double Fine Productions / Adult Swim Games
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes – Steel Crate Games
Layers of Fear – Bloober Team / Aspyr Media
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime – Asteroid Base
Mayan Death Robots – Sileni Studios
Move or Die – Those Awesome Guys
Nidhogg – Messhof
Oxenfree – Night School Studio
Party Hard – Pinokl Games / tinyBuild Games
Screencheat – Samurai Punk
Shovel Knight – Yacht Club Games
Speedrunner – DoubleDutch Games / tinyBuild Games
The Witness – Thekla Inc.
Exciting Programming Highlights Include:
- Tim Schafer from Double Fine who will be making an appearance to discuss Day of the Tentacle Remastered and Headlander
- For the first time, Butt Sniffin Pugs will show audiences an expanded version of their game, complete with Butt controllers.
- Critically acclaimed #IDARB from Other Ocean who just released The Masters of the Universe and The Walking Dead/Invincible DLC
- Showcasing just days after release, the event also will feature Night School Studio’s hot new Oxenfree game.
- The first reveal of ADR1FT for PC from Three One Zero and a sneak peak of Justin Roiland’s, of Rick and Morty fame, new VR game for HTC Vive