History of Indie Games - End Times

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...

Kickstarter MIA: Last Life Proves an Apt Name

“As soon as we saw it we loved it and we knew we wanted to get involved in any way that we could,” said...
An Interview with Tangledeep Dev Andrew Aversa

An Interview with Tangledeep Dev Andrew Aversa

Impact Gameworks' Tangledeep is the digital manifestation of a dream that has existed within the head of programmer Andrew Aversa for years. It’s also...

The History of Indie Games : Part 1 – Hello World

Indie gaming has come a long way. From a niche market frequented only by die-hard PC users, to a market so integral to success...

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...

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...

5 Years and 5,000 Stories

This here post marks the 5,000th story published on Cliqist. To the casual reader that's not necessarily a big deal, but to me it's...
Eagle Island Interview

Nick Gregory Discusses Promising Platformer Eagle Island

Eagle Island is an upcoming roguelike platformer from Pixel Nicks. It’s about a boy and his owl exploring an island to try to rescue...

Josh’s 15 Most Anticipated Games of 2019 [VIDEO]

2018, another in a growing line of trash-fire years, is finally over. On the indie gaming front, it was okay year, if not spectacular....

The Rise and Fall of Super Roman Conquest

World War II isn’t the only historical period that gets to have fun on Kickstarter. There are plenty (read: a few) games that found...

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...
Four abstract geometric characters on a gray floor with a dark blue sky.

Dariusz Jagielski Discusses Virus Sim, Computer Virus Simulator

Dariusz G. Jagielski continues to work toward playfully adding to the vast number of simulator games out there with his first project, Computer Virus Simulator. Hopefully...

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....

New World Interactive on Insurgency: Sandstorm’s Groundbreaking Single Player Campaign

Insurgency: Sandstorm was one of the biggest surprises from E3 2017, if not the biggest. In case you missed this one, here’s a quick...

Jump CEO Anthony Palma Talks 100 Game Benchmark And Future Aspirations

For the team behind the indie streaming service Jump, February marked a major milestone. Six months after their initial launch, the service is set to...
Screenshot of Detective McQueen and Officer Dooley at the airport.

Spooky Doorway Discusses The Darkside Detective: Season 2

After covering the Kickstarter for The Darkside Detective: Season 2, Cliqist followed up with the project’s Ireland-based developer, Spooky Doorway, for an email interview. As...