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...

Michael Mendheim Talks Crowdfunding, Game Design and Mutant Football League 2

Michael Mendheim has been the mad scientist of sports games since the original Mutant League Football released 26 years ago and shows no signs...

The Night Journey Finally Released on PS4 in 2018 and That’s Important

One weekend when I was young, I was laying on my back in my bedroom staring upwards, considering imprisonment, I suppose. In a daze,...

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...

Fallout: New Vegas Could Only Have Been Made By an Indie

With the recent news of Microsoft’s likely purchase of Obsidian Entertainment, a chapter is closed on one of the greatest independent RPG makers gaming...
"Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics" art that shows white sculptures of the main squad members.

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Review: Occult Strategy in World War II

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is like a stalemate between entertainment and a drag. It’s stimulating to plan out your next move. Unfortunately, waiting for your...
Into the Breach

Into the Breach: 10 Tips for Beginners

Into the Breach is finally out, and it’s pretty good. I’ve been playing it almost nonstop since launch, and while I don’t think it’ll...

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...
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...

Interview With Dead End Job Developer Tony Gowland

Dead End Job is one of this year’s most promising games. It is a procedurally generated twin-stick shooter that puts you in the shoes of...

Florence Shows How Wonderful A Relationship Can Be, Even When It’s Over

It seems almost defiling for a mobile game to so truthfully and efficiently boil a jumble of feelings so complex and revered as love...
Donut County

Donut County Review: Small But Perfectly Formed

Donut County released on PlayStation, Steam, and iOS earlier this year. It has recently been ported to Xbox One and Switch, leaving players with no excuse not to...

An Interview with Don’t Make Love artist Nina Kiel

Maggese Games's Don't Make Love has been nominated for Best Student Game at this year's IGF awards. Artist Nina Kiel was kind enough to chat...

The Uncertain and Cash for Reviews on YouTube [VIDEO]

The Uncertain – Episode 1: The Last Quiet released on September 16, 2016. Having not played the game, I can’t say if it’s any...

Mechs of Decades Past: The Roots of Into the Breach

Into the Breach is Cliqist's Game of the Month for March 2018. As such, we'll be exploring the influences, both mechanical and stylistic, that converge...

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...