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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.

Elsinore’s New Trailer is Shakespearean

Confession time; I never liked Shakespeare. I met him once or twice at a few parties in college, but he was quite the odd...

Children of Morta Shows Off Combat and Characters

Children of Morta, described as “everything you have seen in roguelike retro-games if it was turbo-charged and kicked up ten notches,” by our very...

Super Russian Roulette Makes Blowing Your Head Off Fun Again

If Kickstarter was invented for any one thing, it’d be making new games for retro systems. For a while, that go to retro system...

There’s Big Changes in the Dragon of Legends Kickstarter Re-Launch

Thrive Games first took to Kickstarter in January seeking funding Dragon of Legends. It was a 2D RPG full of Norse mythology and presumably...

Flirting With Cyberpunk Casanova

The term Casanova comes refers to a smooth talking charmer, usually a male. It comes from Giacomo Casanova, a smooth talking charmer and adventure...

Pinstripe Takes On Hell (and Kickstarter)

Pinstripe is billed as a a game about heaven and hell. It’s a 2D narrative exploration game with horror elements and a puppy. You play Teddy,...

An Age of Empires Kickstarter? No, It’s Feudal Wars

Age of Empires 2 was a great game, wasn’t it? I remember playing it for hours as a kid. It was perhaps my first...

Beautiful Run N’ Gun Shooter Creepy Road Hits Kickstarter Soon

Groovy Milk is not something you want pouring out of the carton late at night. It is however what some Russian game developers decided...
Deliver Us the Moon

Deliver Us a Deliver Us The Moon Demo, Please

Deliver Us the Moon is up on Kickstarter right now, with a promising concept and a ton of media coverage. It looks and sounds...

Why is the Ghost Theory Kickstarter Failing?

When I first wrote about Ghost Theory about three weeks ago, I was amazed at how unique and charming the game looked. Most first...

Anima Sets (Kind of) Simultaneous(ish) Cross Platform Release Date

“It is clearly obvious that we have taken much more time than we wanted to develop Gate of Memories.” That’s how Anima: Gate of Memories...

Kickstarter MIA: The Status of Rival Threads Last Class Heroes

Rarely does a single game get two successful Kickstarter campaigns. Rarer still is when the public’s reaction is not only positive, but better the...

Leigh Alexander and Laura Hudson Launch The Offworld Collection On Kickstarter

It’s hard to type with all this protective gear on, but I find it necessary. This article will be about a Kickstarter involving Leigh...

DRM-Free The Long Dark Approaches

Do you hate Steam? Do you hate Digital Rights Management, or DRM as it’s more commonly referred to? Did you back The Long Dark?...
Iravideo

Hands-On With Ira, A Surprising Sci-Fi Adventure

What an odd little thing Ira’s demo turned out to be. It didn’t start that way, putting you in the role of a hobo...

2 Years After $200,000 Omori Kickstarter, Communication Is Still Broken

Omori, a horror RPG funded in June 2014, recently published an update on Kickstarter. It's a rare sight for backers. When the campaign launched on...