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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.

Wolcen Locks Onto Improved Player Controls And Targeting

With Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem (formerly Umbra) now in Steam Early Access for over a year, the developers are well aware of some of...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: The Lighthouse

You can’t keep a good psychotic, alternate dimension thriller down. That’s the saying right? No matter, in the case of Shadow Knights Studios it’s...

Behind The Mask With Sally Face Episodes 1 & 2

Solo indie developer, Steve Gabry of Portable Moose planted the seeds of a dark mystery in his warped adventure game, Sally Face. With the...
Ira

Ira Hopes To Overcome Point & Click Limitations

Traditionally, point & click adventure games focus on the player moving through the story with interactive environments peppered throughout. Developer Ore Creative wanted to...

Pour Some Gas And Watch The World Burn In Elder Chaos

Indie devs love tapping into the warped world of H.P. Lovecraft for their horror inspirations. Seriously, go Google games based on the Cthulhu Mythos,...

The Lion’s Song Connects Choices With Characters

The first season of Mi'pu'mi Games’ episodic narrative-driven adventure, The Lion’s Song is finally released in all its four-part glory. That means all the...

Serial Cleaner Gets Men Pumped For Housework

By now you’ve probably heard about the CBS report that young men are spending less time working and more time playing video games. While...

We’re Not Mad About The Dream Daddy Delay, Just Disappointed

Hey Game Grumps, let's rap. July 13th was supposed to be a big day for you. A day when all of our dad dating...

Bulb Boy Keeps On Bouncing Back With Switch Release

Sometimes truly bizarre ideas take a while to find an audience. Such is the case of the 2D point and click horror adventure, Bulb...

MetaArcade’s Tunnels & Trolls Adventures App Showcases New Tool For Creators

In 2016, developer MetaArcade first debuted its digital prototype of the iconic tabletop role-playing game, Tunnels & Trolls. This digital remastering of the legendary...

The Lunacy: Saint Rhodes Demo Looks Great, Don’t Pay For It

One of the biggest challenges faced by indie developers (aside from the whole, making the game thing) is marketing their project. There are always...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Torla

So many survival/exploration style games get off on gritty realism. What if they could be beautiful instead? Perhaps this was the thinking that lead...

Pathfinder: Kingmaker Developer, Owlcat Games’ AMA Recap

As the clock ticked down the final hours on their Kickstarter campaign, Owlcat Games took to Reddit for an “Ask Me Anything,” community interview....

Antihero’s Low-key Road To Release

Depending on who you ask, early access is either the best or worst tool for smaller game developers. On the one hand, devs get...

All The Hidden Corners Kickstarter Gets Bogged Down By Odd Plot

For a game about communication, All the Hidden Corners sure feels convoluted. On the surface the project is a social puzzle adventure game with...

Fraudulent Sellers Harm Itch.io’s Open Indie Marketplace

Online game marketplace, Itch.io prides itself on being an “open marketplace for independent digital creators with a focus on independent video games.” Here even...