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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.

Cultic Games Teases Upcoming Stygian Backer Demo

Gorgeously creepy horror RPG, Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones won us over with its Kickstarter campaign and secured funding. Now that the dust has settled and...
Friday the 13th: The Game

There’s Nothing to Fear About Friday The 13th’s Delay

Game delays, particularly for crowdfunded projects, are pretty common. Despite this risk, backers are usually pretty good sports about delays. At least, as long as...

System Shock Dev’s Prep For Additional Funding

After completing a massively successful Kickstarter Campaign, developer Night Dive Studios has launched full force into preproduction of the System Shock remake. The campaign...

5 Crowdfunded Horror Releases Just In Time For Halloween

Alright, I'll admit it, I'm a total sucker for Halloween horror. Most of the year I can keep my urge for spooky media relatively...

Exploring the ‘Metroidvania-ness’ of Dwarrows

Now that Dwarrows has hit its Kickstarter funding goal, developer Lithic Entertainment has started teasing additional game mechanics for the peaceful adventure game. Notably, the self-proclaimed Metroidvania...
dragondate

Dragon Date Pushes Back Improbable Timeline

So, Dragon Date got funded on Kickstarter. Just in case you somehow missed this little gem, it’s a visual novel where you romance sexy...

Toying Around With Witchkin’s David Jennison

We recently covered Coven Games’ first crowdfunded hide-n-sneak game, Witchkin. With the Kickstarter campaign now in full swing I reached out to the game...

Teddy Roosevelt Delivers a Beatdown in Legends Of The Brawl

Probably the only thing more fun than a well-executed co-op experience is being able to bring more friends along for the ride. Legends of...

Moon Child Shows Potential With Overly Ambitious Campaign

Kickstarter campaigns are fickle beasts. Without the right guidance, terrible ideas can seem great, while perfectly good ideas can look catastrophic. Either option is...

Glass Wing Retold Has Unfocused Plans For A Reboot

Developer, From Soy Sauce, originally created Glass Wing as an entry for a month long game jam held by 64 Digits. Over the course...

Mr. Nitegore Hopes To Sneak Up On Backers

Tis the season for indie horror campaigns it seems. Potential backers are being inundated from every side by titles seeking support. As such, the...
Astronaut: The Best

Launching Into Astronaut: The Best

I’ve already failed. I’m not sure how, or even why, but surely there is no way to succeed in a game as randomly unusual...

Deep Within Explores the Deeply Bland

Sometimes a game's story isn't explicitly spelled out for you. You have to piece together ambiguous bits and scraps until you can interpret your own meaning....

Thousand Miles Out Has A Long Road Ahead For Funding

Let’s face it, most of us will probably never find ourselves shipwrecked on a tropical island in the middle of nowhere. If, by some chance,...

Cradle of Magic is a Board Game In Video Game Clothing

Some truly inventive combinations have come from the mixing and matching of gaming genres. However, it can also create bizarre game hybrids that try...

Choose Your Own Lovecraft Adventure In Omen Exitio: Plague

Remember Choose Your Own Adventure books, where you’d read part of a story and then get to decide which path your character would follow?...