Handheld gaming device Playdate is getting a games showcase next week

The handheld, crank-bearing gaming device Playdate is getting a showcase event on February 28th where developers will show off the games they’re bringing to the platform. And that includes a new game by the creator of Papers, Please, Lucas Pope.

Yes, Mars After Midnight is one of the Playdate’s exclusives, and it’s coming from the aforementioned Lucas Pope, well-known for his experimental and innovative games. And ‘experimental’ definitely sums up the Playdate, which features a hand crank alongside a grand total of two buttons and a D-pad. … [MORE]