Voxel video games

Voxelmade / Voxel video games

Voxel based video games #2019

Last update: october 2019

Good news everyone! Voxel based videogames are spreading and 2020 is going to be an amazing year – here’s my selection of what’s coming next in the Indie game design world (even if some of the games below are already playable). Enjoy this quick selection and feel free to tell me what YOU expect from 2020!


Riverbond is a shoot-and-slash dungeon crawler by @cococucumberco that combines a handcrafted adventure with a destructible voxel world. Adventure solo or together with friends with drop-in/out couch co-op, and embark on a heroic campaign to help rid the evil that has befallen the land.

Release : available now on XB1, PS4, PC – Coming to NintendoSwitch in 2019!

My feedback : Dynamic and colorful, can’t wait to play it on Switch!

More infos


Smith and Winston is a humorous exploration action shooter by @executionunit. When a strange signal is detected in deep space the Federation orders Smith and Winston to go and investigate. What they find, after a brief nap, is a shattered ring world, aliens and an evil overlord called the VOID.

Release : available on Steam

My feedback : The early access was dope, and they kept improved it! Nervous gameplay with a great dose of humor.

More infos


Explore a vast landscape filled with little details. Uncover ancient mechanisms that guide you across the clouded vistas. Soft piano music and the sounds of wind and rain complement your journey. The weather may clear up the horizons for something new to catch your eye.

Release : pre-alpha development. Release Date TBA.

My feedback : huge poetic landscapes all around. Looks so promising!

More infos


Prepare the perfect heist in this simulated and fully destructible voxel world. Tear down walls with vehicles or explosives to create shortcuts. Stack objects to reach higher. Use the environment to your advantage in the most creative way you can think of.

Release : TBA / PC. Be sure to wishlist it on Steam!

My feedback : impressive dynamics for a clever game. Don’t rush the level or you may expect a quick death!

More infos


Unrailed! is a co-op multiplayer game where you have to build your own railway with your friends, crossing infinite procedural generated worlds. Meet the locals, upgrade your train and don’t let it derail!

Release : early access on Steam

My feedback : everything is about co-op… unless you want to battle against your friends in a big train wreck frenzy! Yay!

More infos


The Sandbox is a community-driven game ecosystem lying on the blockchain technology that empowers game makers to create, publish, and monetize a myriad of unique experiences on its decentralized platform. Engage with millions of user-created 3D voxel assets and create your own game on a huge multi player map!

Release : TBA

My feedback : everything’s in there: making games without code, just focusing on your creation and imagination! Huge potential ahead!

More infos


Atlas is an action-rpg with rogue-like elements, by @borderline_vg, where you use your ability to control the ground to fight the enemies and move through procedurally generated worlds. The game revolves around the character of Atlas, going on a quest to understand who he is and what happened to his kind by trying to reach the top of a mountain.

Release : demo available

My feedback : the FX and ground controls look unbelievable. A must-try!

More infos


Create a sprawling industrial city. Compete with the other Great Houses of Titan for resources, territory, and power. Do battle with ships, technology, influence, or the sheer productive power of your factories. Stake your claim to the Industries of Titan in this innovative sim/strategy game!

Release : Coming to Epic Games Store Early Access 2019, other platforms TBD.

My feedback : so SO hyped about it, @Sir_carma and his team made some AAA quality voxels!

More infos


Shadows of Doubt is a detective stealth game set in a fully-simulated sci-fi metropolis! There’s been a murder and it’s up to you to solve it by any means necessary, with the condition that you keep a low profile. A unique mix of procedural generation and hand-crafted design enables every room of every building to be explored. Citizens go about their lives independent of the player as you watch from the Shadows, in search of crucial information.

Release : TBA

My feedback : the WIP renders are just so rich and detailed. Great job Cole!

More infos


Fight your way to fame, fortune and glory in this first-person puncher as you work to retrieve the fabled Spartan Fist. Playing as Emma Jones, a down-and-out detective working to earn her keep, you’ll tap your inner badass as you punch dudes so hard they explode.

Release : May 15, 2018 (PC / Mac / Linux)

My feedback : this one is from 2018 but still – can’t miss the voxel art from Zach Soares!

More infos


Unravel the mystery of a missing cardinal by solving the riddle of a demonic power you did not expect to come upon. Play as the wittiest, pop-culture referencing priest in video game history and face an ultimate game over, if you make the angels cry you a river.

Release : april 2019

My feedback : this is an UFO in the colored world of cute voxel games. Blood and evil at gate!

More infos


Soar with the wind as a shape-shifting bird. Explore worlds teeming with life. Discover and morph into hundreds of animal species. Even take a dive underwater. Relax and enjoy the freedom of Fugl. Voxel art by Marco Peschiera!

Release : september 2017

My feedback : last but not least, a mesmerizing meditative bird flying game from 2017 – I can’t pronounce the title but I can play it for hours!

More infos


In the sprawling cyberpunk city of Nivalis, your first night as a delivery driver for Cloudpunk will see you meet and interact with a diverse cast of humans, AI and androids, each with their own story to tell. A game by Marko Dieckmann and his studio ION LANDS.

Release : 2019 (PC)

My feedback : one of the best surprises from 2019 is about to be revealed. Simply breathtaking 😉

More infos


Dot big bang is a platform to enable people to make their own games, with an object and a game world editor. Share your worlds with friends, and even play together in multiplayer. Works best on tablets and computers, for now. Try it out!

Release : pre-alpha demo

My feedback : this looks so promising – and it’s already playable in pre-alpha!

More infos


Enter the charming world of Blocky Farm where you can take care of cute pets and animals, style them with cool gadgets and get love in return. Manage your lands, deliver goods to the town with the tractor and create friendship with citizens.

Release : released on Google play and iOs

Tractor, pets and lots of love. Blocky Farm is vege-friendly. No animal is harmed during gameplay!!

More infos


Put down your roots in Staxel as you settle into your new life. It’s your job to fix up, improve and maintain your homestead. Love and care for a variety of adorable animals. Work the fields and tend to your crops, so you can enjoy the fruits of your labour all year round!

Release : ‘Staxel – Sapling Edition’ is now available!

Staxel is set in a voxel-based sandbox world. You can alter your surroundings in any way you like.

More infos


You are just arriving at the Monument Islands. Want to go swimming? Or rather take a dive into the deep sea? Fancy some surfing? Or will you talk with the strange old tourist and listen what he has to say about these ancient mysterious monuments..

Release : soon on Nintendo Switch!

An ambitious experience that simply goes unmatched!

More infos


Embark on a journey of adventure and creativity! Hytale combines the scope of a sandbox with the depth of a roleplaying game, immersing players in a procedurally generated world where teetering towers and deep dungeons promise rich rewards.

Release : Beta signup available

Everything you need, from block-by-block castle construction to scripting and customization!

More infos