“Retimed” characters in differently colored outfits, armed with blasters, and jumping toward the logo for the Swiss Made Games League.

Team Maniax Discusses Retimed Joining in Swiss Made Games League

Retimed, previously reviewed by Cliqist, is Team Maniax’s arena shooter, a fast-paced multiplayer experience with slow-mo action scenes inspired by the hit film The...

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....

Game of the Month: February 2018 – My Time at Portia

Back by popular (aka: EiC's) demand, it's time for Cliqist's Game of the Month. We’ve done this in the past with both crowdfunded and...

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...

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...

Steven Universe Composer Aivi Tran Talks About Creating Music for Games

Aivi Tran is well known for working with their partner surasshu on composing the musical score for Cartoon Network’s critically acclaimed and Emmy-winning animated...
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Claybook Review: Difficult but Rewarding Sandbox

Claybook is a game that takes place in a world made of clay, although it really looks more like Play-Doh. It’s a brightly coloured...

The Rise and Fall of Super Roman Conquest

World War II isn’t the only historical period that gets to have fun on Kickstarter. There are plenty (read: a few) games that found...

2017: The Year of the 3D Platformer

Change is in the air, readers. Leaves are beginning to fall from trees, leaving piles of amber plant matter everywhere. Soon the bare branches...

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...

Eagle Island Preview: A Refreshing Procedural Platformer

After a successful Kickstarter in mid-2017, Eagle Island is due to launch later this year. The platformer crossed with a Metroidvania, focusing on falconry and...
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...
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Chaos is a Complete Acid Trip

While the Area 51 raid may have ended up being a massive disappointment, aliens are still an interesting topic. In the spirit of moving...

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 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...
Book of Demons

Book of Demons Review: A Devilishly Good Game

Book of Demons is not a brand new game. It's been available in one form or another in early access since 2016. The fact...