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...

Choice of the Dragon is Still Monstrous Fun for the Bookworm Gamer

While there are games where dragons feature as enemy encounters, I always want to be the dragon. There’s the classic Spyro series to fulfill...

How Indie Gaming Saved Adventure Games (again)

Not too long ago we made a video covering the indie adventure game scene, and how it brought about one of the most shocking...

E3 IndieCade 2019: Bringing Developers & Gamers Together

Entering its 25th year, E3 2019 featured massive AAA demos, displays, and reveals. Square Enix’s demonstration booth for Final Fantasy VII Remake featured a...
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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...

GDC 2019: Wintermoor Tactics Club

It's common for schools, collegiate or lower—to set time aside to showcase different clubs and student organizations to potential new members. It can be...

Vane Review: A Beautiful, yet Brief, Transformation of Genres

Much like how Vane’s main character can transform between a bird and a girl, Vane itself transforms genres throughout the course of the four...

Join Conflict 0: Revolution For History, Diversity, and Robots

Brazilian game developer, Black River Studios showcased their new mobile tactics game Conflict 0: Revolution at this year’s GDC. The game is currently available...

Creature in the Well: Robotic Heroes and Monstrous Stalkers

Playable for the first time at GDC 2019, Creature in the Well is Flight School Studio’s newest project. It was part of the Indie...

Interview With Rainswept Dev Aarman Sandhu

A couple of days ago we wrote about Rainswept, an adventure focusing on a cop investigating a murder suicide. After trying the fantastic demo...

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...

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...

LudoNarraCon: Digital Convention on Narrative Games Goes Live on Steam This Weekend

Check out a game convention from the comfort of your home this weekend with LudoNarraCon, presented by indie label Fellow Traveller. As indicated by...

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...

Life is Strange 2 Rules Review: Character Building in Beaver Creek

The second episode of Life is Strange 2, Rules, slowed things down. This episode didn’t cram quite as much into its running time as the...

EuroGame Roadtrip: Nuclear Throne Sound Maestro Joonas Turner

From London, we take our gaming roadtrip up and across to Finland next, to interview Joonas Turner. He is part of the team behind...