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...

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...

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...

Historical Games Are Important, So Why Don’t We Crowdfund them More?

Games based on historic events have a surprisingly bad track record on Kickstarter. Or maybe it’s not that surprising, judging by a similar video...

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...

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,...

Japanese Game Developers Kickstarter Struggles

The other day, Cliqist Editor-in-Chief and longtime table eater Greg Micek and I were discussing our Where Are They Now? on Keiji Inafune. He...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...