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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.

Awesomenauts Gets Prime Time Update With Spectator Mode

Following hot on the heels of last month's highly anticipated matchmaking overhaul, indie MOBA Awesomenauts is ready for its next big update. On December 14th,...

Early Access Tyto Online Is Kid Tested, Parent Approved

Ever since games have existed there have been a group of adults trying to coerce kids into learning from them. This attempt to make...

Eco Takes Survival Gaming To The Global Level [Updated]

Most survival games give players the simple goal of staying alive. Eco takes this concept one step further. Players are tasked with, not only their own...

Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs Gets Second Limited Edition Dreamcast...

Retro gamers gotta game, it’s sort of their thing. Understandably, it's not easy to find spiffy new games for outdated consoles. Occasionally a crowdfunded...

Countdown To The Holidays With Divinity: Original Sin 2 Advent Event

Tis the Season for Holiday promotions and Larian Studios has already decked their halls with a Divinity: Original Sin 2 advent calendar. Each day, leading up...

ZeniMax Hits Jupiter Hell Devs With Notice Over DoomRL Connection

ChaosForge’s new turn-based sci-fi roguelike, Jupiter Hell, has been doing pretty well for itself over on Kickstarter. Maybe, even a little too well as...

Elsinore Implements Consent System In Shakespearean Tragedy

Shakespeare’s Hamlet is not exactly known for being a feel good romantic comedy. Characters are more likely to meet quick and grisly deaths than...

Hiro Fodder: A Blue Hope Clings To Development 4 Years After...

Back in the mystical yesteryear of 2012, Divergent Games launched a Kickstarter Campaign for their 16-bit inspired RPG, Hiro Fodder: A Blue Hope. Despite...

Elysian Shadows Back On Track Following Team Upheaval

Elysian Shadows raised $185,322 with the help of 2,282 Kickstarter backers in 2014. This 2D pixel art/3D environment fusion RPG featured dynamic lighting, shadows,...

The Station Celebrates Kickstarter Success By Avoiding Scope Creep

Typically the goal of a crowdfunding campaign is the raise the minimum necessary funding to complete a project. We’re talking bare necessities, no frills...

Trolled Dimension Drive Devs Poised for Big 2017

After a troll cost them their first campaign, 2Awesome Studio immediately bounced back with another Kickstarter for their comic-style space adventure, Dimension Drive. In...

Project Orion Rebrands As Arkin

Raven Sword Industries began as part of the game development program at Algonquin College in Canada. After working on Project Orion for a year and...

Arcade Distillery Courting Backers For Plague Road

It’s been an interesting couple of months for the developers at Arcade Distillery. They made their Kickstarter debut in October with Sideshow’s Court of the Dead:...

Balthazar’s Dream Takes A Deep Look At The World Of Dogs

Mankind just doesn’t deserve dogs. They are the epitome of goodness and hope in the world. For proof, look no further than Psilocybe Games’...

Highrisers Plays It Safe In Urban Apocalypse

One of the great things about indie game development and really, crowdfunding, is that it encourages developers to break new ground and try new...

Official Localization For Sharin No Kuni Crushing it on Kickstarter

Earlier this year, developers AKABEi SOFT2 and Frontwing teamed up to bring an official English localization of Sharin no Kuni to international audiences. The...