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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.

I Have a Confession About Yooka-Laylee [VIDEO]

Anyone familiar with this fairly fantastic website knows Yooka-Laylee is trash. I've written about it's failings quite a lot here in the past. But...

Atari Today – Indie Games and Crowdfunding [VIDEO]

Atari, the once king of video games, has been in the news a lot recently. Unfortunately, as has been the case every time they’ve...

Explaining the Fall of Kickstarter [VIDEO]

Remember when Kickstarter was a big deal? It was supposed to be the future of video game funding. That’s how it looked back in...
System Shock Remastered

System Shock Remastered Another Kickstarter Disaster [VIDEO]

System Shock Remastered is going on hiatus, according to a report from Polygon. The remaster of the classic PC futurist RPG by industry icon...

10 More Terrible Games Suspended by Kickstarter [VIDEO]

As I've discussed extensively in the past, Kickstarter has always been reluctant to perform any sort of quality control standards. It didn't matter so...

Where is Black Holmes? [VIDEO]

It may seem hard to believe now, but it’s been nearly seven years since the first release of Hatoful Boyfriend in Japan, six here...

The Game Developer Jailed for Child Porn and Murdering his Daughter

For some of us, video games are little more than a distraction. For others, they represent something so much more. From game developers, to...

Free Indie Games – Picross Touches Me With Numbers [VIDEO]

Picross is "is a very fun and addicting puzzle game," at least according to Picross Touch creator Jon Gallant. What is Picross Touch? Well,...

A Case of Distrust’s Gameplay isn’t Great, and That’s Fine

2018 is already off to a great start for indie games, and one of the biggest reasons is A Case of Distrust. Developed by...

The Wild Eight Shakeup is Cause for Kickstarter Concern

Just how much control should backers of crowdfunding campaigns have over the projects they’ve backed? Maybe letting them design gameplay features isn’t a great...

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...