From Indie With Love: Renowned Explorers Does Permadeath Right

The term “permadeath” is a bit of a red flag for me. Nothing makes me run faster from an otherwise intriguing game, other than...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Shakes & Fidget – The Adventure

Playa Games and King Art Games have teamed up to determine once and for all if gamers actually hate fun with their newest endeavor,...

Zelda Inspired The Untold Legacy Aims High

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild served a staggering reminder: it was the most open-world Zelda game since the original. Everything in...

Ghostdream Will Haunt You Like No Game Has

There are a lot of crowdfunding campaigns. Just in the games department, there are more campaigns than even we at Cliqist can cover and...

Pioneers isn’t Just a Great Free Game, it’s a Great Game

In our last episode of Free Indie Games, I talked about Fallen London, and how rich that game was with opportunities. Now, the game...

Top 20 Indie Games to Watch in 2018 – Video

Remember how we all laughed together and said how terrible 2016 was? Well, it turns out 2017 was even worse overall. Luckily there was...

Eden’s Last Sunrise: Finally, Fantasy Tactics

I started listening to the soundtrack for Eden's Last Sunrise the other day, straight after I finished the demo. I haven't stopped since. There's game...
Weekly Launchpad is our recap of the previous weeks Kickstarter video game projects.

What Kickstarter Video Game Campaigns Launched Sep 20 – Sep 26

Every week we take a brief look at all of the Kickstarter video game campaigns that launched in the previous week.  This isn't to...
Hinterland Director Talks About Abuse, Leaving the Long Dark Subreddit Community

Hinterland Director Talks Abuse, Leaving Long Dark Subreddit

Raphael van Lierop, Director for Hinterland Games, recently discussed his team’s decision to leave /r/thelongdark back in May of 2017, expressing the need for...
Weekly Launchpad is our recap of the previous weeks Kickstarter video game projects.

The Kickstarter Video Game Campaigns of 1/14/18 – 1/20/18

It's Sunday, which means that in addition to eating nothing but donuts all day it's time to check out the Kickstarter video game campaigns...

Nostalgic Fatigue: Has the Retro Homage Worn out its Welcome?

If there’s one common characteristic of indie games I have grown to appreciate, it's the central focus of simplicity and core gameplay over complexity...

The Adorable Corgi Hellhounds of Darkest Dungeon

It’s been a few weeks now since Red Hook Studios unveiled Steam Workshop support for their Kickstarted, gothic roguelike, Darkest Dungeon. While the crowdfunding...

The Lighthouse Struggles To Survive After DMCA Debacle

Momentum can make or break a crowdfunding campaign. That’s why most successful developers say that running and promoting their campaigns was pretty much a...

Love is Dead, So Try Speed Dating For Ghosts

Speed Dating for Ghosts is a game about finding love, and finding the tender, human idiosyncrasies in stories told to you by grotesque blobs...
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Cheapskate Tuesday: 5 Free Indie Games to Soothe Your Nightmare Existence

Sit down, dear friendo. I would like to take you on a journey. A wonderful journey that will change your life. When arrive at...

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?...