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Greg Micek has been writing on and off about games since the late nineties, always with a focus on indie games. He started DIYGames.com in 2000, which was one of the earliest gaming sites to focus exclusively on indie games.

Neon Tail is Our Jet Set Radio, Space Channel 5, Mirrors...

Neon Tail is basically Jet Set Radio meets Space Channel 5 meets Mirror's Edge. If that doesn't get your heart racing then you and...

5 Years and 5,000 Stories

This here post marks the 5,000th story published on Cliqist. To the casual reader that's not necessarily a big deal, but to me it's...

8 Ways To Balance Your Academia with your Game Developer Career

So, you’re a budding games developer, with your sights set high in the world of next-generation games consoles, VR and being the next Playstation...

5 Indie Games Every College Student Should Try

Indie games are independent video games that are created without the financial support of the publisher. This makes them cheaper and affordable for college...

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Indie isn’t just a tag here at Cliqist, it’s a philosophy. We pay our writers to seek out the undiscovered gems from the indie...

Save Up To 70% on the Week’s Greatest Gaming Deals

Ebay is running some huge gaming deals right now, and there's never been a better time to pick up that Nintendo Switch or Razer...

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Indie isn't just a tag here at Cliqist, it's a philosophy. We pay our writers to seek out the undiscovered gems from the indie...

Smartphones Influence Learning

Today, education has continued to develop simultaneously with the technology and communication advancement. With the rapid technology growth, electronic gadgets like smartphones emerge that...

Microgaming named in ‘The 10 coolest offices of 2017’

Some of the biggest offices in Britain have quirky and cool features like ping pong tables, nail bars, cinemas, etc. But, only a few...
Weekly Launchpad is our recap of the previous weeks Kickstarter video game projects.

The Kickstarter Video Game Campaigns of 1/14/18 – 1/20/18

It's Sunday, which means that in addition to eating nothing but donuts all day it's time to check out the Kickstarter video game campaigns...
Weekly Launchpad is our recap of the previous weeks Kickstarter video game projects.

The Kickstarter Video Game Campaigns of 1/7/18 – 1/13/18

It's Sunday, which means that in addition to eating nothing but donuts all day it's time to check out the Kickstarter video game campaigns...

Summing Up 2017: Best Indie Games of the Year

More and more players today prefer playing indie games rather than spending time on spectacular video ones that are similar to a blockbuster, than...

The Six Benefits of Gaming

Is gaming good for you? Of course, we all know the answer to that is "Stop bothering me, I'm trying to game." Sometimes, though,...

Lobster’s Analysis: The Struggles of Ashes of Creation, Antigraviator, and More

Lobster, otherwise known as Ian Kragh, is one of the most prolific miners of Kickstarter video game data around.  Read almost any Kickstarter thread...

Gamedev Isn’t Hard, Just Convince Someone to Give You $500

William Lawther of OdinWorks Gaming Studio has figured out the secret to game development. Not only has he discovered that “Gaming Development isn't extremely risky,”...

Kickstarter Videogame Launch Window : March – May 2017

Here is a new table showing the Kickstarter videogame launch window covering March to May 2017.  When should, and shouldn't, you launch your videogame...