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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...
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Mist Hunter Preview: Clearer Skies Ahead

Mist Hunter is a high intensity first person shooter where you battle through waves of enemies with an arsenal of magical weaponry at your...

They Are Billions Strategy Guide: What Not To Do

Steampunk Survival RTS They Are Billions is spreading with all the ferocity of a staggering, lurching, festering horde of dancing squirrels (You thought I...

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...

Tales From Early Access: Darkest Dungeon Was Once Hated

Since its first appearance, Darkest Dungeon has been an indie darling. It met high praise on Kickstarter – as well as earning over $313,000...

Into the Breach: Building a Better Mech with Subset Games’ Justin Ma

FTL: Faster Than Light developers Subset Games have created something truly remarkable with Into the Breach; a turn-based strategy that game manages to create divergent, unpredictable...

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 Game Developer Jailed for Child Porn and Murdering his Daughter

For some of us, video games are little more than a distraction. For others, they represent something so much more. From game developers, to...

The Kickstarter Delay – Why Are So Many Games So Late?

Our recent Plague Road article mentions that Kickstarter games have a longstanding problem with arriving later than they should. At least, later than their...

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...

One Terrifying and Promising Night with Pamali

Horror games based on folklore are pretty common these days. It makes sense: a lot of folklore is truly terrifying stuff, and it’s fascinating...

Jump CEO Anthony Palma Talks 100 Game Benchmark And Future Aspirations

For the team behind the indie streaming service Jump, February marked a major milestone. Six months after their initial launch, the service is set to...
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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...

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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Adapting Orwell in Animal Farm: The Game

George Orwell's 1945 classic Animal Farm was, the author said, the "first book in which I tried, with full consciousness of what I was...

10 Indie Games to Catch at EGX

EGX 2018, Britain’s biggest gaming event, is around a month away now. While big titles will dominate most of the show floor, there are...