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Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: Failbetter Games

Fallen London is quite possibly the greatest browser game ever made. It’s hard to say for sure since our scientific panel is tired after...

Kickstarter MIA: Novus AEterno Devs Break Silence With New Promises

Way back in the forgotten days of the year 2013, Taitale Studios launched a Kickstarter for their massive MMORTS, Novus AEterno. The devs were...

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...

10 Kickstarter Games You Won’t Believe Weren’t Funded

Kickstarter just isn’t what it used to be. Not only are fewer people donating less money, but fewer game developers are launching quality campaigns....

Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: Chris Avellone

Fallout: New Vegas is the greatest game of all time. Anyone who disagrees is wrong. Those who say it’s a bad game should be...
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...

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...

Kickstarter MIA: Echoes of Eternea Replaced by Silence

Chancler Harrison recalls his time working on Echoes of Eternea vividly. “My work involved 100's of hours with the promise of getting paid once...

The Dystopian Future Games of IndieCade 2017

IndieCade2017 was held the same week as Blade Runner 2049, and oddly enough, it was also crammed with not-so-utopian sci-fi worlds. Most are funny and...

Indie Profile: Another Indie Points the Spotlight East

While indie gaming has definitely found more mainstream appeal over the years, most gamers only ever scratch the surface of what it offers. While...

Critiquing Plague Road, a Game Made by a Friend

Before leaving to join Arcade Distillery, Conrad Zimmerman worked at Cliqist behind the scenes as an editor. It was my idea, as Executive Editor...

Five Indie Games To Watch In 2018

The new year holds a slew of possibilities, not least of which for indie gaming. From first person brawlers to top-down shooters, action adventures...

The Kickstarter Delay – Why Are So Many Games So Late?

Our recent Plague Road article mentions that Kickstarter games have a longstanding problem with arriving later than they should. At least, later than their...

Epic Rap Battles of Horror: Dead by Daylight -vs- Friday the...

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

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...

Cliqist’s E3 2017 Indie Game Awards

It's Summer here in the Northern Hemisphere; which means it's time to spend some beautifully sunny days sequestered inside frigidly air conditioned gaming caves....