Even With A High Price Tag, Oculus Rift Does Right by...

Three years after its massively successful Kickstarter campaign, and two years after its purchase by Facebook, we finally know how much the Oculus Rift...

Keep It Together Gets A Grip On Anxiety

There is a tremendous amount of pressure in the world for everyone to neatly conform to social niceties. All those little, often unspoken, gestures...

The Secluded, Alien World of Epitasis

If human beings are indeed not alone in the sprawling universe, I hope for two things. One, that their culture does not carry with...

Explore Classic VR Body Horror Up Close And Personal In Organ...

Ever since VR really began to take off, horror fans have been waiting for more immersive scares. Outer Brain Studios is attempting to flex...

Riding the Roller Coaster – Battle Chef Brigade Reviewed

Battle Chef Brigade is a game about odd combinations. Much like the gameplay, it’s all about mixing disparate elements to create a singular dish....

Zelda Inspired Hazelnut Bastille Lied To Me

Hazelnut Bastille lured me in with a cutesy name and a nostalgic, pastoral pixel-art covered website. It then proceeded to kick me repeatedly in...
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform where people can donate money in order to help make video games get made. This is the story of 5 of the most terrifying video game Kickstarters.

What Should You Keep In Mind Before Backing a Game on...

Our weekly dose of hot takes, occasionally well formed opinions, and fevered outbursts is back.  Yup, it's time for the Question of the Week!  This week our question...

IGF 2018 Spotlight: Excellence in Design

Here is a nice poem about design: Design, Design. All up in your mind. You use your mind, to make designs. Beautiful. I literally cannot stop crying. Here's...

Games of History: Iran, Revolution, and History

Hello everyone, and welcome to Games of History! Or rather, you may want to welcome Games of History here to Cliqist. For over a...
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Show Off Your Flair For Space Exploration in Deep Flare :...

Deep Flare : Explorer is the latest game in the popular space genre on Kickstarter. I'm always intrigued by 'different' space-games, like Deep Flare,...

Bookin’ It: The Interactive Past

After looking at the various crowdfunded books about video game consoles, and failed campaigns, it’s time to step away and look at gaming as...

Make-Believe Games Launches Gameztivism Campaign With President Cthulhu

While some gamers bemoan political messages in the medium, others don’t think subtle messages are enough. Sometimes you have to break into full on...

LUNA Funded: Hits Mobile Stretch Goal

I’ve covered LUNA: The Shadow Dust since the inception of its Kickstarter campaign, and I’m happy to report that the campaign has wrapped up...

Road to E3: Is YIIK A Postmodern RPG Too Unique for...

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG might be the most interesting game nobody knows about. For the uninitiated, here’s a rundown that should get your mouth...

Where Were the Indie Games at Sony’s E3 Conference?

We’re used to Sony blowing us out of the water with their conferences. Whether it’s announcing a slew of new games, or giving spotlight...
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Strange Platformer The Wizard and the Slug Hits Kickstarter Soon

I find strange pairings of strange creatures strangely fascinating. And nowhere is it more strange than playing as a slug who happens to have...