10 stellar indie games coming out in November 2023

Posted on November 2, 2023

Well well well! Now that the dust has at least partially settled after another ripper games week in Melbourne and now Sydney, it’s back to our usual programming here at Checkpoint Gaming! INDIE GAMES, November is full of them and I’ve been hunting down all my most anticipated pickups for this month!

This batch has murder, farming, and minigames and it also wouldn’t be another month of indie game releases without a roguelike in the mix. Let’s dive into November!

This Bed We Made

Developer: Lowbirth Games

Release Date: November 1st

Platforms: PC, PS5

Genre: Mystery

“This Bed We Made is a third-person mystery game in which you play as a maid in a 1950s hotel and snoop around strangers’ rooms to uncover their deadly secrets. Discover what links guests together in this tale of love, heartbreak and murder!”

Alien Hominid Invasion

Developer: The Behemoth

Release Date: November 1st

Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch

Genre: Run-and-gun

“Old friends and bitter enemies await as you invade Earth alongside a Mothership full of alien friends! Blast, beam, and bite your way through an endless swarm of enemies as you and up to three of your fellow hominids cause mayhem with a huge arsenal of weapons, mutations, and acrobatic maneuvers.”

The Elephant Collection

Developer: Wonderful Elephant

Release Date: November 6th

Platforms: PC

Genre: Adventure

“Say helloaphant to jmtb02’s classic series of elephant games–now remastered into one elephant-sized package!”


Developer: RyseUp Studios

Release Date: November 7th

Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Genre: FPS

“Roboquest is a fast FPS Roguelite in a scorched futureworld. You’re a rebooted Guardian, ready to kick some metal ass! Fight with your buddy or by yourself and annihilate hordes of deadly bots in ever-changing environments.”


Developer: BattleBrew Productions

Release Date: November 9th

Platforms: PC

Genre: Roguelike

“A super cute and tasty roguelite-flavored dungeon crawler! Explore a lush world and defeat monsters with your trusty spatula and some boba tea, then gather delicious ingredients and bring them home to cook and serve at your restaurant!”

Astral Ascent

Developer: Hibernian Workshop

Release Date: November 14th

Platforms: PC, PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch

Genre: Roguelite

“Choose one of four heroes and explore the Garden, an astral prison guarded by 12 powerful mystical bosses: the Zodiacs. Challenge them with dozens of unique spells and faithful friends by your side to unfold the story of this platform roguelite with lightning-fast combat.”

Broken Roads

Developer: Drop Bear Bytes

Release Date: November 14th

Platforms: PC, XboxSeries X|S, Xbox One

Genre: RPG

“Broken Roads is a narrative-driven RPG that brings exploration, strategic turn-based combat and meaningful philosophical choices to an all-new Australian post-apocalyptic setting.”

Coral Island

Developer: Stairway Games

Release Date: November 14th

Platforms: PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S

Genre: Life Simulator

“Coral Island is a vibrant and laid-back reimagining of farm sim games. Be who you want and experience enchanting island living at your own pace—live off the land, nurture animals, build relationships with a diverse cast of townsfolk, and make the world around you a more vital and harmonious place.”

The Last Faith

Developer: Kumi Souls Games

Release Date: November 15th

Platforms: PC, PS5, PS4, XboxSeries X|S, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

Genre: Metroidvania

“A dark, gothic fusion of Metroidvania and soulslike. The Last Faith thrives on merciless and precise combat with a huge range of weapons, firearms, and custom executions at your disposal. Let nothing stand in your way.”

Small Saga

Developer: Jeremy Noghani

Release Date: November 16th

Platforms: PC

Genre: RPG

“Beneath the streets of London, an angry mouse seeks revenge against the god who stole his tail. An epic RPG of miniature proportions!”

The Bed We Made

Cleaning and crimes. Play as a maid in the 1950s as she snoops her way into a web of scandal and even murder. It’s been a minute since I played a narrative game with as interesting a premise as this one. Get your gloves on and put some elbow grease into this release, there’s blood everywhere.

Check the game out on Steam here.