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Josh Griffiths knows how to write a professional bio. He knows he should talk about how he writes about videogames and sports for a living. He also understands that he should mention that he's in charge of Cliqist's video team, and that he's got a nose for trouble. With a capital 'Q'!

Japanese Game Developers Kickstarter Struggles

The other day, Cliqist Editor-in-Chief and longtime table eater Greg Micek and I were discussing our Where Are They Now? on Keiji Inafune. He...

New World Interactive Taking a Risk with Insurgency: Sandstorm, But Are...

Insurgency: Sandstorm is a first-person shooter in which you play a Kurdish woman who just escaped slavery, and is now fighting a group of...

E3 2017 – Where Were the Indie Games?

Like a wistful dream, E3 2017 has come and gone, and we’re left scratching our heads. Was any of it real? What actually happened?...

E3 2017 – Sony Remembers Indie Games Exist With Swords of...

Sony’s E3 press conference was light on the indie games, which is to say there weren’t any. Except for little Moss, but if you...

E3 2017 – A Plague Tale: Innocence Shows History in a...

A Plague Tale: Innocence is doing something not many games shown at E3 this year are: taking us back in time. Set in 1349,...

E3 2017 – Overland Breathes New Life into the Post-Apocalypse

The world is not the same as it once was. Governments have fallen, armies of undead and unthinking masses roam the wastes, and you’re...

E3 2017 – Double Fine Presents Knights, Bikes, Ooblets, And a...

Knights and Bikes and Ooblets will be playable today at MIX, an event being held at (or at least near) E3 this year. At...

E3 2017 – How Bad Does Life is Strange: Before the...

There is no need to produce a prequel to Life is Strange. That goes double when the original developer, Dontnod, isn’t involved. That goes...

E3 2017: MIX Brings the Indies to an Otherwise Drab E3

The general consensus of this year’s E3 is that it’s been rather bland. There haven’t been any big new announcements or surprises, just trailers...

E3 2017: Hat’s off to A Hat in Time’s E3 Showing

As far as I’m concerned, E3 2017 is already the greatest E3 for 3D platformers in the last decade, simply because Microsoft announced Super...

E3 2017: Limited Run Games E3 Showcase Offers New Physical Games

Undertale isn’t the only digital download indie game getting physical this week. Limited Run Games releases physical editions of largely digital only games in...

Undertale PS4 Release Shows Physical Collecting Isn’t Dead

“Digital games killed the gaming store.” The idea that digital downloads of video games would obliterate physical games has been around for as long...

Like Sony, Nintendo Had no Time for Indies at E3

Color me surprised. In terms of indie game showings it was neither Sony nor Nintendo duking it out for the most games as I...

Where Were the Indie Games at Sony’s E3 Conference?

We’re used to Sony blowing us out of the water with their conferences. Whether it’s announcing a slew of new games, or giving spotlight...

Griftlands Stands Out Most for its Art

During the PC Gaming Conference at E3 2017, developer Klei Interactive announced Griftlands, an RPG with a huge emphasis on player freedom. As the...

Devolver’s E3 “Press Conference” Was a Trip, Man

E3 press conferences are usually kinda terrible. There are always great games, sure. But all the bits in-between of corporate executives trying to look...