Earlier this week, Sony Music Entertainment announced they are entering the games industry with their new game publishing label, Unties. This new game company within SME looks like it will focus on indie titles, and already has four games in it's library: Tiny Metal, Last Standard, Merkava Avalanche, and Deemo.
According to the SME Japan press release regarding Unties, the company wants to highlight hidden masterpieces that are coming out of smaller developers, and use the know-how and promotion systems of SME in order to get more eyes on the products - which also means, as they say, that along with PlayStation 4, and PSVR versions, game companies working with Unties will be able to publish to multiple platforms, with several of the titles in their library already being developed for the Nintendo Switch, and PC.
Interestingly, the first four titles under the Unties label were all a part of Steam Greenlight.
Details on their upcoming, and in development games are as follows:
Tiny Metal is a single player, with online functionality, strategy simulation being developed by Area 35, and is releasing to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC on November 21, 2017.
Last Standard is a single player (with online plans), 3D action title being developed by I From Japan. It is being developed for the PC, with other systems to be announced at a later date. No release date at this time.
Merkava Avalanche is a single player survival, robot action title being developed by WinterCrownWorks. It is being developed for the PC, with other systems to be announced at a later date. No release date at this time.
DEEMO-Reborn (working title) is a single player, rhythm action title being developed by Rayark Inc. for the PlayStation 4, and will be PSVR compatible. No release date at this time.
Tiny Metal releases to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC on November 21, 2017. Last Standard, Merkava Avalanche, and Deemo have no release date, and are still under development.