Love Therapy Through Box Manipulation in Solo

You may recall we did some fiddling around with the game at GDC 2018, but Team Gotham's Solo has set sail into release. While the game does...

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...

Decoding Utopian Energy: A Conversation With Manifesto Jam’s Emilie Reed

"Everyone is invited, to write something about how to make a videogame, how to respond to a videogame, what the field of videogames could...

Indie Profile: Another Indie Points the Spotlight East

While indie gaming has definitely found more mainstream appeal over the years, most gamers only ever scratch the surface of what it offers. While...
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...

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 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...

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...

Finding Interesting Keys With Deconstructeam

The Red Strings Club came out a couple of weeks ago. After playing it (and replaying it) we got in touch with Jordi de...

Dujanah Shows the Cowardice of Gritty Realism

Dujanah slips into a windowless room with purple walls, and a soft piano ballad named “Mothers were all darlings” begins to play. What of footprints?...

Five Indie Games To Watch In 2018

The new year holds a slew of possibilities, not least of which for indie gaming. From first person brawlers to top-down shooters, action adventures...

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....

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...

Critiquing Plague Road, a Game Made by a Friend

Before leaving to join Arcade Distillery, Conrad Zimmerman worked at Cliqist behind the scenes as an editor. It was my idea, as Executive Editor...

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...

Epic Rap Battles of Horror: Dead by Daylight -vs- Friday the 13th: The Game

The spooky season is finally upon us mandating that we dive in to all the horror genre has to offer. What better way to...