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Where Are They Now? – Keiji Inafune

Mighty No. 9 and Red Ash are the two biggest disasters in Kickstarter history. That’s how it feels anyway, but in reality they’re far...

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...

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...

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...

Death’s Gambit Review: That Which Won’t Die

Developed by White Rabbit and produced by Adult Swim Games, Death’s Gambit is one undead’s journey across a war-ravaged land as Death’s soldier of retribution....

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....

Finding Interesting Keys With Deconstructeam

The Red Strings Club came out a couple of weeks ago. After playing it (and replaying it) we got in touch with Jordi de...

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,...
Into the Breach: The History of Kaiju and What It Says About Us

Into the Breach: Mankind’s Place in The History of Kaiju

What does the history of the kaiju genre (kaiju translates to "strange beast"), from Godzilla to Attack on Titan, and Pacific Rim, tell us about...

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...

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...

Diversifying Gaming: An Interview with London Gaymers

Diversity has always been a pivotal issue and conversation point in the gaming world and given the nature of games themselves, there should without...

The Story of the American Game Developer Charged with Spying on Iran

1979 Revolution: Black Friday might be one of the ambitious games ever made, certainly the riskiest. It’s a game about the 1979 Iranian Revolution,...

Art of the Roguelike, and the Rogue-Lite Distinction

Over the last several years, the gaming subgenre known as the "roguelike" seems to be making quite the comeback. It's somewhat odd considering the...
This is the Long Dark. This is Wintermute.

This is the Long Dark. This is Wintermute.

Wintermute is Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet in a Cormac McCarthy universe. It’s Yevtushenko's "People", read to an audience of frozen corpses. The story is a...

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,...