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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...

Multiplayer Indie Games You May Have Missed

Indie games have become a safe haven for couch multiplayer, whether you're into archery, fencing, or being a narwhal in space, indie developers know...
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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...

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...

Death In Crossing Souls

Video games often get accused of desensitising players by bombarding them with a constant stream of violence and death. It doesn't take a genius...

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...

Game of the Month: March 2018 – Into the Breach

Monsters, mechs, and mayhem, oh my! It’s time once again to kick off our Game of the Month coverage and this month we’ve selected...

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,...
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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...

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....
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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...
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...
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...

A Chat with Camp W Developer Alexei Bochenek

Imagine that you're a witch, living in a world of witches. Now imagine that you somehow leave the world of witches and end up...

Ranida Games Discusses Bayani: Kanino Ka Kakampi?! at IndieCade 2018

To possibly and literally attack a colonizer with a book, keep an eye out for the Filipino fighter Bayani: Kanino Ka Kakampi?!, recently showcased...

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...