Based in New York, United States

Release date:
April 7th, 2017

PC / Mac / Linux (Steam)
PC / Mac / Linux (Humble Store)
Nintendo Switch
Xbox One (Soon)
PS4 (Soon)


Regular Price:



Slime-san was minding his own business, sliming around in a peaceful forest when suddenly…A giant worm appeared and gobbled him up! 
Now deep within the worm’s belly, Slime-san has to face a decision: Be digested by the incoming wall of stomach acid... Or jump, slide and slime his way through the worms intestines and back out its mouth! First major DLC: Blackbird's Kraken!


Slime-san is the fourth major game developed by Fabraz. The three previous titles being Planet Diver, Cannon Crasha and Wild Wild Pixel. Slime-san is a game that is fun down to its very core. A silly story, with an unlikely character and gameplay that is addictively fast. It offers over 15 hours of single player content yet is tailored for speed runners as well. The very core mechanics and level design lend themselves to be played competitively online. It is a visually unique adventure using a carefully crafted, 5 color palette world that is filled with fun and goofy Japanese references. It also has a soundtrack that is worth the price alone, featuring some of the most popular chiptune composers in the world! Published by Headup Games.


  • Incredibly fast-paced and twitch-timing platforming madness!
  • No time to stay still as you are chased by a wall of acid at every corner! Run, run, run!
  • Being a slime has its perks. Slime your way through cracked walls and surfaces!
  • Bust through brittle obstacles or tens situations with a speedy dash move.
  • Slime to slow time, dash to speed it up. Feel like an absolute badass with pixel precise maneuvers!
  • A game filled with content: 100 levels made out of 400 rooms combined with 100 newgame+ levels totaling to a staggering 200 levels and 800 rooms!
  • Collect partially-digested apples to unlock different play styles, outfits, shaders and mini games!
  • Get your shopping done in a town of survivors within the worm, home to colorful characters and surprising secrets.
  • Each level is timed with online rankings, for the competitive and score-oriented.
  • Unlock extra game modes like New Game+, Speed Running and Boss Rush modes!
  • Get engrossed in a flexible, 5 colored, pixelated world…found… within… the worm?
  • Adhesive Wombat, Tiasu, MegaNeko, Kommissar, Richard Gould... Over 10 composers contributed with over 20 songs for a chiptune album that you can't help but groove out to!


Slime-san: Main Trailer YouTube

Slime-san: Soundtrack Sample YouTube

Slime-san: Mini-game Trailer YouTube

Slime-san: Blackbird's Kraken YouTube

Slime-san: Sheeple's Sequel YouTube




Awards & Recognition

  • "Official Selection of the Gamescom Arena Booth" August, 2016
  • "IndiePrize Finalist: Tel Aviv" September 27, 2016
  • "Game Development World Championship: Semi-finalist" October 31, 2016
  • "Playcrafting 16Bit Awards: Best Style Nominee" November 23, 2016
  • "IndiePrize Finalist: Berlin" December 23, 2016
  • "Pax East: Best Indie (Marooners Rock)" March 11, 2017
  • "Metacritic: Top 10 Nintendo Switch Games" August 15, 2017
  • "Nintendo Europe: Top Game of August" August, 2017
  • "Official Selection of Pax Rising" September, 2017
  • "TGS: Best Indie (Dengeki Online)" September, 2017
  • "Making Games: Best Newcomer" October, 2017
  • "17 Bit Awards: Best Console Game (Finalist)" December, 2017
  • "17 Bit Awards: Player's Choice (Finalist)" December, 2017
  • "IGN: Top 25 Switch Games" November, 2017
  • "IGN: Best Platformer of 2017 (Finalist)" December, 2017

Selected Articles

  • "The best 2D platforming game of the year so far is SLIME-SAN. Gross, fun and challenging."
    - Brian Altano, IGN
  • "Slime-San is the type of twitchy, lighting-quick platformer I‘m happy to spend hours dying in."
    - Ethan Gach, Kotaku
  • "It has done more than left its mark on fast-paced platformers; in several ways it’s redefined the genre for me, and I think it will do the same for you."
    - Daniel Pruzina, Brash Games
  • "It’s a game that’s easy to pick up when you have 5 minutes to spare only to realise that you’ve lost a couple of hours."
    - Ian Howarth, Darkzero
  • "Recommended if you like video games."
    - Manuel Delgado Osuna, Equilateral

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DLC: Blackbird's Kraken
More information here. fabraz.com.

DLC: Sheeple's Sequel
More information here. fabraz.com.

Official Humble Monthly: Debut Title.
Humble Bundle humblebundle.com.

Part of the Swiss Games Delegation
ProHelvetia prohelvetia.ch.

Demo bundled in with the Indiebox
Indiebox theindiebox.com.

Published by Headup Games
German Publisher headupgames.com.

Vinyl by Black Screen Records
German Label blackscreenrecords.limitedrun.com.

Plush by Indiebox
Merchandize store.theindiebox.com.

Shown at GOOGLE Playcrafting
As seen here. playcrafting.com.

Shown at Playcrafting NYC
As seen here. playcrafting.com.

Exhibited at the National Videogame Arcade
As seen here. .

Exhibited at the Smithsonian Arcade
As seen here. americanart.si.edu.

Exhibited at the Museum of Pop (Seattle)
As seen here. mopop.org.

About Fabraz

Fabraz is an independent game development studio that prides its diversity both in design, and its developers. Drawing from minds and talent found in New York, Boston, Berlin, Zurich and Bangkok, it is a breeding ground of creativity. Their first game, the critically acclaimed Cannon Crasha, was an action-strategy title released for iOS and Android, and was featured as "...a sure-fire winner!" by Apple. Their second game, Planet Diver, was published on Steam and has been nominated for the Indie Prize, Momocon Indie Awards and was bundled in with the IndieBox. Their newest game, Slime-san, has been nominated for numerous awards, was shown at several exhibits, was part of tons of conventions and is published by Headup Games on Xbox, PS3 and Switch. It is currently ranked as one of the best Switch games on Metacritic. Fabraz is also behind a bunch of other exciting prototypes and game jams!

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Slime-san Credits

Fabian Rastorfer
Lead and Artist

Ben Miller
Lead and Programmer

Edgar Castro
Level Designer

Britt Brady
Sound Designer

Headup Games

Adhesive Wombat

Carl Clark


Inverse Phase





Michael Miller

Mischa Perella

Richard Gould

Saad Akter Ali


Christina Tang
Poster Art

Sarah Boeving
Poster Art





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