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Joanna Mueller is a lifelong gamer who used to insist on having the Super Mario Bros manual read to her as a bedtime story. Now she's reading Minecraft books to her own kiddo while finally making use of her degree to write about games.

Ealdorlight Procedurally Unlocks Player’s Potential As Their Story Unfolds

Veteran crowdfunding developer, Chris Parsons has returned to Kickstarter with a follow up to his relationship-focused space game, Sol Trader. In Ealdorlight, players engage...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: LUCAH

A game’s atmosphere is a big part of selling players on the story. A horror game set in a bright, beautiful location probably won't...

Can Pathfinder: Kingmaker Break From Pathfinder’s Troubled Kickstarter Past?

Up until 2007, The Paizo Publishing company made a name for themselves publishing Dungeons and Dragons magazines. When Wizards of the Coast chose not...

The Underground King Sends Steam Greenlight Out With A Bang

With only 15 minutes until Valve closed submissions to Steam Greenlight, Developers, Alex Nechita and Alex Nae, introduced The Underground King to the world....

Shots Fired: TinyBuild Calls Out Buka Entertainment Over Shady Dealings

Tinybuild Games CEO, Alex Nichiporchik has come forward with some damning accusations against Russian game publisher, Buka Entertainment. Accusations which he claims have lead...

Friday The 13th The Game Had A Bad Launch, Let’s Move...

Illfonic and Gun Media have got to be both the most celebrated and most hated team in gaming right now. On the one hand,...

Io-Interactive Takes Hitman and Hits The Indie Road

Last Week, Io-Interactive CEO, Hakan Abrak revealed that the developer had successfully negotiated a management buyout with Square Enix. In addition to a return...

Cliqist’s E3 2017 Indie Game Awards

It's Summer here in the Northern Hemisphere; which means it's time to spend some beautifully sunny days sequestered inside frigidly air conditioned gaming caves....

Sundered Final Boss Debuts At E3

Sundered is almost ready to launch. Developer, Thunder Lotus Games decided to use their E3 presence to remind players why they've been looking forward...

ESA Denies Involvement In Devolver Digital’s 100K E3 Loss

With massive crowds attending E3, Indie Publisher, Devolver Digital wanted to increase the size of its annual off-site event. However, after renting a lot...

Vampyr Devs Let The Bat Out of the Alpha Bag

Focus Home Interactive kicked off this year’s E3 with a brand new trailer for Dontnod’s bloodsucking RPG, Vampyr. The trailer seemed to portray a...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Eon Break

Sometimes you just wanna be Nikola Tesla blowing through Nazi robots with a Death Ray. You may have not even realized this was something...

How Microsoft Fumbled Their Playerunknown’s Battleground E3 Presentation

Just over thirty-three minutes into their grand E3 press conference, Microsoft proudly trotted out Bluehole’s Brendan Greene. The creative director of the battle royale...

Put On Your Tinfoil Hats, Let’s Check Out Hello Neighbor

After 4 alpha releases and hundreds of gameplay videos, Hello Neighbor is set to launch on PC and Xbox One on August 29th. Publisher...

Tiny Moss Protagonist Carries PlayStation’s E3 Indie Aspirations On Her Shoulders

Sony’s E3 press conference was noticeably devoid of indie titles this year. This was a bit shocking as Sony had previously gone out of...

E3 2017 – The Artful Escape: From Unfunded Kickstarter To Xbox...

Beethoven & Dinosaur’s surreal, narrative-driven action/adventure platformer, first showed up on our radars when we only covered crowdfunded games. Saddled with the ponderous title,...