We Happy Few Seven Months Later

The We Happy Few Kickstarter campaign is the pinnacle of success. Developer Compulsion Games hit every note. They had a compelling idea, gameplay footage from the...

Weekindies: Dance Along to CLOUD NINE

A few weeks ago I wrote about small, an interactive poem with a lower-case title that fit with its soft spoken attitude. CLOUD NINE,...

Deadly Venoms Kickstarter Launched, Cancelled Almost Immediately

Just a few nights ago, Deadly Venoms was up and running on its Kickstarter campaign. The cute little 2D, beat ‘em up brawler showed...

CDF Starfighter Looks Like An Amazing Space Shooter, So Why is it Struggling?

The Kickstarter page for space combat simulator CDF Starfighter shows off some impressive screenshots, some even more impressive gameplay videos and comes from a...

Andromeda: There Is No God Up Here, a Unique Open-World Metroidvania

Since I started writing for Cliqist, I have to say that my favourite demos to play have been platformers. They don’t take much time...

Return To Your Kingdom in Kingdom

Dammit. Every time I proclaim that I'm sick of pixel graphics another game comes along to pull me back in.  The latest drug is the...
Weekly Launchpad is our recap of the previous weeks Kickstarter video game projects.

What Kickstarter Video Game Campaigns Launched Aug 9th – 15th?

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...

Protect and Collect in Monster-Catching Metroidvania Monster Sanctuary

Monster Sanctuary is Metroidvania meets monster taming RPG and although it's early days for the Kickstarter campaign, this game is absolutely definitely getting made....

Play as Brian Fargo in The Bards Tale IV

The Bards Tale IV Kickstarter is nearing the end of its month-long run and with less than two days left on the clock more...
Hollow Knight is a 2D metroidvania featuring beautiful graphics and an adorably deadly protagonist. It's crowdfunding on Kickstarter now.

Hollow Knight is a Beautifully Deadly Metroidvania

The landscape of 2D action adventure games is vast. As such, the biggest way to stand out often relies on having a very unique...
blackwake

Yo-Ho-Ho! Pirating With Blackwake Kickstarter Backers

I wrote about Blackwake when it first went into the alpha stage. The co-op pirate simulator designed to make you feel like part of a real crew recently...

Wintertide Brings Jack London Flavor to Survival Gaming

Wintertide is a team-oriented survival game by new game developer Contagious Crow, which takes place in the frigid, wintry heart of the Rocky Mountains....

Getting Out in the Rabbit Syndrome Demo

Visual novels have become increasingly popular over the past several months and Lusaw Project's Rabbit Syndrome is just the latest in the ever expanding...

The Star Pulsar Kickstarter Looks… Interesting

A remarkably small studio under the name Creative Games is seeking funding for its final and most ambitious project, a 12 episode RPG in...

Learning From Wasteland 2 : A Torment: Tides of Numenera Wishlist

Torment: Tides of Numenera has a lot to live up to. Not only is it the sequel to one of the most beloved, cult-classic...

Real or Not – Choice Game

Choice Game is actually a small scale game for iOS devices that was released back in 2012. Unfortunately, it hasn't received much of a...