Go Clubbing in a Geometric Hellscape with Vectronom

One of the eight winners of GDC 2019's 'Best in Play' award, Vectronom is shaping up to be the most intense platformer I've seen...

Five Indie Games You Missed in 2018

Remember Celeste, Dead Cells, Frostpunk, Into the Breach, and Return of the Obra Dinn? 2018 was another year where a select handful of independent...

Daemon X Machina Is a Mech Game for All Seasons

Action mech games typically fall into one of two categories: Steel Battalion or Gundam VS. Piloting your very own super fighting robot in a...

How Early Is Too Early? (for early access) [VIDEO]

Early Access has been a pretty mixed bag for indie gaming over the years. On one hand it provides developers with funds and players...

Heroes Ravage Scales Back To Single-Player For Second Kickstarter

If at first you don’t succeed, take out the multiplayer and try again. Such is the case for Heroes Ravage – Rise of an...
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The Adventure Pals: A Game for Anyone Young at Heart

Need a family friendly game to play? Need a break from games that are super violent? Well don't fret, there is an awesome indie...

Note From the Editor: Announcing Cliqist’s New Editor in Chief

When my future baby-momma was pregnant with our first child she asked me when I was going to tell my dad about our upcoming...

Devotion Review: An Emotional, Surreal Experience

Psychological horror is difficult to do well, so when games like Devotion come around, it’s pretty damn special. Despite initially appearing as an average...
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Kickstarter Game of the Week: Chained Echoes

Chained Echoes is a nostalgic RPG that looks to bring fresh ideas to the retro genre. Most traditional RPGs either use a futuristic world or...
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Dusk Review: Gibs and Gore Galore

Dusk is a game that revels in violence as though it was actually from the era whose graphical style it apes. If there's anything...
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Prepare to Plunder City of Brass on the Switch

If you ever felt like playing the underlying framework of a BioShock game with the horror swapped out for something different, check out City of...

Rehabilitate Your Town in Combat-Free RPG Littlewood

It's almost an unspoken rule in games. Grass is green, evil must be defeated, and in RPGs combat is a primary game mechanic. Surprisingly, that isn't...
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Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Review: Occult Strategy in World War II

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is like a stalemate between entertainment and a drag. It’s stimulating to plan out your next move. Unfortunately, waiting for your...

Life is Strange 2 Rules Review: Character Building in Beaver Creek

The second episode of Life is Strange 2, Rules, slowed things down. This episode didn’t cram quite as much into its running time as the...
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Wicked Willow: Chat with Developer T.F. Wright

The only option left to save the forest is to use your magic to make the trees defend themselves. You can do that, it’s...
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Sunless Skies Review: Gothic Space Adventure

Sunless Skies is the latest entry into a series of narrative-driven Gothic role playing games. The game has gone some strange places, both literally...