2017: The Year of the 3D Platformer

Change is in the air, readers. Leaves are beginning to fall from trees, leaving piles of amber plant matter everywhere. Soon the bare branches...

An Interview with Don’t Make Love artist Nina Kiel

Maggese Games's Don't Make Love has been nominated for Best Student Game at this year's IGF awards. Artist Nina Kiel was kind enough to chat...

One Terrifying and Promising Night with Pamali

Horror games based on folklore are pretty common these days. It makes sense: a lot of folklore is truly terrifying stuff, and it’s fascinating...

10 Indie Games to Catch at EGX

EGX 2018, Britain’s biggest gaming event, is around a month away now. While big titles will dominate most of the show floor, there are...

Cuphead and the Modern Sisyphus

One-hundred-and-sixty. That’s how many times I have died to date. As a cartoon mercenary working for the devil himself, it is up to me...

The 10 Best Indie Horror Games of 2017

What is horror? A miserable pile of secrets? Baby don’t hurt me? How'd girl get pregnant? For 25 years I’ve walked or crawled on Earth,...

EuroGame Roadtrip: Nuclear Throne Sound Maestro Joonas Turner

From London, we take our gaming roadtrip up and across to Finland next, to interview Joonas Turner. He is part of the team behind...

Decoding Utopian Energy: A Conversation With Manifesto Jam’s Emilie Reed

"Everyone is invited, to write something about how to make a videogame, how to respond to a videogame, what the field of videogames could...

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...

Mechs of Decades Past: The Roots of Into the Breach

Into the Breach is Cliqist's Game of the Month for March 2018. As such, we'll be exploring the influences, both mechanical and stylistic, that converge...

Indiegogo’s New Video Game Category is a Mess

Within the last few months, Indiegogo performed some housekeeping. It’s hard to put an exact date on when since they made these changes with...

Epic Rap Battles of Horror: Dead by Daylight -vs- Friday the 13th: The Game

The spooky season is finally upon us mandating that we dive in to all the horror genre has to offer. What better way to...

Game of the Month: February 2018 – My Time at Portia

Back by popular (aka: EiC's) demand, it's time for Cliqist's Game of the Month. We’ve done this in the past with both crowdfunded and...

13 Lessons : The Kickstarter Story of Eon Break

Can you guess how many heroic stories are yet untold? I bet that you’ve heard about Nikola Tesla. He was an extraordinary person: scientist, inventor,...

Tales From Early Access: Darkest Dungeon Was Once Hated

Since its first appearance, Darkest Dungeon has been an indie darling. It met high praise on Kickstarter – as well as earning over $313,000...
Yonder- The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles – A Pleasant Island Vacation

Inspired by beloved titles like Harvest Moon, Bastion, Zelda, and the Elder Scrolls series, a handful of AAA industry vets founded Prideful Sloth Studios...