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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.

The Occupation Sneaks into Our Hearts

We at Cliqist have long kept our eyes on White Paper Games’ The Occupation. Set in an alternate history 1980’s England, you play a...

Jumping to Conclusions About Campo Santo’s Next Game In The Valley...

During the 2017 Game Awards Firewatch developer Campo Santo announced their next game, In the Valley of Gods, due out in 2019. A short...

A Love it or Hat it Game – A Hat in...

A Hat in Time is a frustrating experience. Somewhere in this uneven jumble of clashing gameplay ideas lies a truly great game wanting to...

Seven: The Days Long Gone Review

Seven: The Days Long Gone, is at first glance, an unassuming game. It has a silly name, but it otherwise looks like a solid...

Mindlessly Chaotic : Brakes Are For Losers Reviewed

Playing Brakes Are For Losers is an excruciating experience. It’s a game that puts in minimal effort to callback to arcade racers of old,...

Will 2018 Be the Year of Indiegogo?

For video game crowdfunding, you can do a lot better than Indiegogo. In fact, Indiegogo might be the worst option available. Between a laissez-faire...

Free Indie Games – Fallen London

Fallen London is a free browser game created by Failbetter Games, the same company behind Sunless Sea and Sunless Skies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuDYjfZ5fYA Anything is Possible The big appeal...

Battle Chef Brigade Illustrates the Importance of Control

Battle Chef Brigade is a great game, but our 3 out of 5 review score seems to imply that it’s only mediocre. The combat...

Nostalgia Bait Sucks, Except When Atom RPG Brings Back The Real...

If there’s two things I hate in the gaming industry today that everyone else loves, it’s Bethesda and nostalgia. Bethesda has a long record...

The Story of Bossa Studios’ Decksplash Early Access Wipe Out

Bossa Studios, the company best known for Surgeon Simulator and I Am Bread, have canceled their latest game after only a week on Steam...

Riding the Roller Coaster – Battle Chef Brigade Reviewed

Battle Chef Brigade is a game about odd combinations. Much like the gameplay, it’s all about mixing disparate elements to create a singular dish....

The 8-Bit Guy Demonstrates the Process of Making a Commodore 64...

Retro gaming has been popular since back when it was just called gaming. Recent years, have seen the interest in retro titles explode in...

Shadows of War: The Spanish Civil War Is Alive After All

Working in conjunction with Games of History (i.e. myself), we previously brought you a story about Shadows of War: The Spanish Civil War. The...

Yooka-Laylee Set to Ruin the Nintendo Switch on December 14

Break out your holy texts and pour one out for the Nintendo Switch, everybody. Yooka-Laylee, the Kickstarter-funded 3D platformer that was supposed to revitalize...

A Hat in Time Gets Console Release Date

A Hat in Time, the Kickstarter-funded 3D platformer that succeeds in every department where Yooka-Laylee failed, finally got itself a console release date. Released...

Free Indie Games: Escaping Syria in Path Out

Another day, another think piece on why video games are important. I’ll spare you the usual long-winded explanation as to why gaming is an...