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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.

Shroud of The Avatar’s Next Con

Far be it from me to criticize how people choose to spend their money. I belong to entirely too many fandoms to be eligible...

Malevolence: The Sword of Ahkranox Is Quietly Thriving

After returning from a sudden and extended hiatus on Kickstarter, Malevolence: The Sword of Ahkranox is may have a major update to its Early...

Everspace Blasts Into Early Access

3D space shooter, Everspace just went live on Steam Early Access, Game Preview for Xbox One & Windows 10, and GOG Games in Development this...

The Agonizing Crash and Burn of FleetCOMM

Backers of 2D tactical squadron shooter, FleetCOMM are (to put it mildly) beyond frustrated. They've been notified of another setback, 4 years after raising $17,427 for FleetCOMM's development. In truth,...

[Update] Mastema Out of Hell Should Go Back For More Details

The day after this article was published I got an email from developer Oscar Celestini. He wanted to let me know that he...

Code: HARDCORE Has All The Right Over-The-Top Mech Action

While I've never been much into mecha myself, I recognize that a huge part of the population love their massive fighting robots. Judging by...

Come To The Dark & Light Sides With The Rabbit &...

Cooperative puzzle games can be fun, assuming you have someone clever to play with. Luckily, a new puzzle-platformer offers co-op, but lets you go...

Arc Continuum’s Champagne Wishes And Time Control Dreams

Game development is expensive, often prohibitively so. Akimbo Creations learned this lesson when they began work on their first game, Arc Continuum back in...

Iron Tides: A Viking Themed Rogue Done Right

If you've watched History Channel's Vikings and thought to yourself, I could totally do that, you're about to get your chance. Crash Wave Games...

Super Mega Best Cat Adventures Comes With An Epilepsy Warning

Bullet hell shooters are already overwhelming, but Super Mega Best Cat Adventures aims to overload all of your senses right from the campaign page....

Rad Rodgers Delivers 90’s Nostalgia and F-Bombs

Fans of 90's-era platformers may have noticed a distinct lack of wacky action-scrollers among current AAA titles. Fortunately, the team at Interceptor Entertainment is hard at...
Redie

Ultraviolent Redie Does Away With Story, Isn’t Left With Much

When your entire development team consists of two programmers, adding additional elements to your game can be a challenge. Germany based Rückert Broductions, decided...

Furious Jack Takes Comics To The Arcade

Advertised as a simple 2D beat 'em up, Furious Jack may have sold itself short on its current Kickstarter campaign. Forgingames is seeking $67,047...
Pigsodus

Pigsodus Fails To Bring Home The Bacon

Point and click survival pig horror game, Pigsodus didn't manage to reach its funding goal on Kickstarter. Raising only $6,303 of their $30,000 goal,...

The Donnerwald Experiment Is Missing A Few Variables

The Indiegogo page boasts one of the most well-thought out battle systems I've seen but, the campaign for The Donnerwald Experiment still manages to leave out important details....

The Youthdrainers Undermines Its Own Shock Value

I've come to accept that not every indie game is setting out to raise the narrative bar with their projects. Developers gotta eat too,...