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Josh Griffiths is a writer and amateur historian. He has a passion for 3D platformers, narrative-driven games, and books. Josh is also Cliqist’s video producer. He’s currently working on his first novel, and will be doing so on and off for the next decade.

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn with Old Trailer? [VIDEO]

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn was successfully crowdfunded on Indiegogo in May 2014, raising over four hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Thing is though,...

Last Life Highlights Kickstarter’s Biggest Flaw

Last Life is a stylistic point and click adventure that raised $103,058 on Kickstarter in 2014. Developed by Sam Farmer, this would have been...

A Case of Distrust Review – Hardboiled Beauty

A Case of Distrust is a narrative-driven, murder mystery game heavily inspired by the works of noir mystery writers Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett....

Where Are They Now? – The Wild Eight [VIDEO]

The Wild Eight made its way to Kickstarter on April 5, 2016 with developer 8 Points. Today, the game has been stuck on Steam...

Building Cities and Exploring Politics with Citystate

City-builder games have long enjoyed success as one of the more popular niches in gaming. You could even argue it’s not a niche at...

My Time at Portia Proves Kickstarter’s Worth [VIDEO]

My Time at Portia is really hot right now, so you know what that means! A million videos and articles about the game to...

Last Life in Hiatus, Dev Still Taking Pre-Orders [VIDEO]

In July 2017, we looked into happened to Last Life. Developed by Sam Farmer and his company Rocket Science Amusements, it raised over one...

Free Indie Games – Emily is Away isn’t Very Good

Emily is Away is probably a game you’ve already heard about. It made the indie game journalist scene when it came out in 2015...

Re-Examining Life is Strange Three Years Later

Last week, I did a video about Life is Strange: Before the Storm, saying how stupid I was to dismiss it before it even...

Free Indie Games – Trilby: The Art of Theft is High...

Trilby: The Art of Theft is a fascinating game for any number of reasons. It comes to us via Ben Croshaw, better known as...

Life is Strange: Before the Storm is Better Than I Ever...

When Life is Strange: Before the Storm debuted at E3 2017, I wrote two articles tearing it to shreds. The first, We Don’t Need...

Free Indie Games – Tanks of Freedom is an Advance Wars...

Tanks of Freedom is a turn-based action RPG similar to Advance Wars, which is a sub-genre that’s been blowing up lately with Tiny Metal...

Games of History: Iran, Revolution, and History

Hello everyone, and welcome to Games of History! Or rather, you may want to welcome Games of History here to Cliqist. For over a...

Free Indie Games – In the Name of Freedom’s War is...

In the Name of Freedom has a good idea behind it, and I'm pretty sure its developers mean well. That's about the best you...

From Indie With Love – Slayaway Camp

I never used to be much of a fan of puzzle games. Part of that’s because I’m stupid, but I always thought the majority...

Top 20 Indie Games to Watch in 2018 – Video

Remember how we all laughed together and said how terrible 2016 was? Well, it turns out 2017 was even worse overall. Luckily there was...