Indie Gaming’s Influence on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a vast landscape absorbed in chaos, dread, and desperate survivalism. The game is fundamentally designed around violence as the...

The Importance of Celeste in 2018 Cannot be Overstated

The very basis of a platformer is predicated on a player’s determination. “Thank you, Mario! But our princess is in another castle!” is the...

The Fantabulous World of Kickstarter Nintendo Rip-offs [VIDEO]

Nintendo is unquestionably the most popular video game company in the world.  The Switch is more popular than racism, YouTube is swarming with twenty...

10 Lumps of Indie Games Coal for Your Christmas Stocking [Video]

With the 2018 Christmas season upon us it's time to wrap ourselves up warm, pour a hot cup of...something, and sit back with a...

Interview with Unbound: Worlds Apart Developer Sergiu Craitoiu

Upbound: Worlds Apart is an upcoming highly-stylised puzzle-platformer from Alien Pixel Studios. While it’s still early in development, the game has garnered attention for...

Vampyr Sucks, But that Might be a Good Thing [VIDEO]

Dontnod’s Vampyr is a wildly successful game, so much so that it’s already getting a TV adaptation. Vampyr is also garbage; a game with...
“Retimed” characters in differently colored outfits, armed with blasters, and jumping toward the logo for the Swiss Made Games League.

Team Maniax Discusses Retimed Joining in Swiss Made Games League

Retimed, previously reviewed by Cliqist, is Team Maniax’s arena shooter, a fast-paced multiplayer experience with slow-mo action scenes inspired by the hit film The...
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How Indies Saved Adventure Games [VIDEO]

Adventure Games have been a big fixture of the indie scene for over a decade and a half now, but things didn't start out...

Fallout: New Vegas Could Only Have Been Made By an Indie

With the recent news of Microsoft’s likely purchase of Obsidian Entertainment, a chapter is closed on one of the greatest independent RPG makers gaming...

The Past Collides with the Present in Return of the Obra Dinn

My grandfather passed away at the age of 97 years just the other day. He had been struggling with sickness and decay for quite...

Am I a Monster for Disliking Coffee Talk’s Hands-Off Approach? [VIDEO]

Created by Toge Productions, Coffee Talk is essentially a visual novel in which you play a barista and owner of your own coffee shop....
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The History of Indie Games: Part 6 – The End Times

Hello and welcome to the final part in our History of Indie Games. Over the past 6 weeks we have examined the long and...

Fallout Modders Do What Bethesdon’t

There’s no debating that Bethesda has drastically altered the Fallout franchise. It was once a series dedicated to player choice, narrative, and a condemnation...
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Kickstarter MIA – Together: Amna & Saif May Eventually Be Finished

Kickstarter seems like an ideal place to fund an indie game. Unfortunately, many of these projects don't go to plan. Vanishing games become a...

The History of Indie Games: Part 5 – A Humble Home

Hello and welcome once again to the history of indie games. Last time we were examining the preliminary explosion in indie gaming that laid...
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Interview with Tom Cashman, Developer of Alchemic Cutie

Alchemic Cutie is an upcoming title centered around capturing and raising creatures known as jellies. It’s set on the colorful Wimba Island, with a...