CardLife Dev Andy Griffiths on Griefing, Communities, & Fluid Development

At this years EGX, we sat down to talk to Andy Griffiths from Freejam Games, currently working on CardLife. The game has just launched on Steam. In the lead...

Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: Failbetter Games

Fallen London is quite possibly the greatest browser game ever made. It’s hard to say for sure since our scientific panel is tired after...

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...

Pacing in Horror Games – Why it’s Important

If you’re into horror, you’ve likely heard the term “pacing” before. A lot of people—critics, especially, because we’re smarmy pricks with English degrees—bring it...

Indie Gaming’s Influence on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a vast landscape absorbed in chaos, dread, and desperate survivalism. The game is fundamentally designed around violence as the...

Defining Indie Games and their History at IndieCade

Besides showcasing new games, this year’s IndieCade proved to be a time for looking back on the festival and indie games in general. On...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

Death’s Gambit Review: That Which Won’t Die

Developed by White Rabbit and produced by Adult Swim Games, Death’s Gambit is one undead’s journey across a war-ravaged land as Death’s soldier of retribution....

LudoNarraCon: Digital Convention on Narrative Games Goes Live on Steam This Weekend

Check out a game convention from the comfort of your home this weekend with LudoNarraCon, presented by indie label Fellow Traveller. As indicated by...

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...

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...

Vampyr Sucks, But that Might be a Good Thing [VIDEO]

Dontnod’s Vampyr is a wildly successful game, so much so that it’s already getting a TV adaptation. Vampyr is also garbage; a game with...