Slasher Horror Dream: Getting to Know Puppet Combo

October is a month for all things spooky. With that in mind it's the perfect time to delve into solo developer Puppet Combo's back...

Atom RPG Highlights the Problem with Early Access [VIDEO]

Atom RPG is a flawed masterpiece. It’s a classic Fallout-inspired RPG funded on Kickstarter, and as you’ll see in the video below, it leaves...

The History of Indie Games – Part 3: Evolution

Time never stops and neither does our look into the history of indie games. This week we've finally got past the awkward early years...

CardLife Dev Andy Griffiths on Griefing, Communities, & Fluid Development

At this years EGX, we sat down to talk to Andy Griffiths from Freejam Games, currently working on CardLife. The game has just launched on Steam. In the lead...
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Life is Strange 2 Episode 1 Review: Politically Charged Character Piece 

Life is Strange 2 has started out as a captivating, emotional, and fantastically written piece of drama. The runaway success of the first Life is...

Interview with Pode Developer Yngvill Hopen

Pode is a beautiful co-op focused indie game. It gives the uniquely optimistic experience of Bluder and Global, exploring an ancient civilisation. The puzzle...
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The History of Indie Games: Part 2 – Information Superhighway

So we continue with our look back at the history of indie games. Last week we explored the very beginnings of the industry and...

Eagle Island Preview: A Refreshing Procedural Platformer

After a successful Kickstarter in mid-2017, Eagle Island is due to launch later this year. The platformer crossed with a Metroidvania, focusing on falconry and...
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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...

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...
Card Life Preview

CardLife Preview: Hand-Crafted Creativity

CardLife has been in an Alpha in early access for the last few months. It’s from Freejam games, the company who previously made RoboCraft. It’s...

‘The Dark Souls Of’ Needs To Stop

Back in 2011, Japanese development team FromSoftware (commonly referred to as ‘FromSoft’ for short) released their action-adventure RPG Dark Souls into the world as...

Oh My Godheads for the Switch Review: Falling Short of Devine

Oh My Godheads is the latest Nindie that is new to the Nintendo Switch but isn't new to gamers in general. When you're talking...

The Gardens Between Review: Ambient Nostalgia

The Gardens Between launches on September 20thon Switch, PlayStation, and Steam. It’s a puzzle based title which does a lot with some limited controls, it's...

Gone Home Switch Review: Finding Skeletons in the Closet

Gone Home isn’t fun. It doesn’t ask you to solve any puzzles or complete any challenges. Instead, it asks you to simply look around...
Planet Alpha Review

Planet Alpha Review: All Style, No Substance

Planet Alpha is a fantastic example of the trade-off that small developers are forced to make. Most Indie Games can’t match big titles in every...