13 Lessons : The Kickstarter Story of Eon Break

Can you guess how many heroic stories are yet untold? I bet that you’ve heard about Nikola Tesla. He was an extraordinary person: scientist, inventor,...

You Want Phantom Halls, Even if You Didn’t Realize It

Now that we’re about a week into Steam’s Summer Sale and you’ve picked up all your must have deals, you’ve finally got time to...

Unto The End: The Complexities Of Appearing Simple

The game industry can feel a little obsessive in it’s race to make every game bigger and better than anything that has come before...

Ackk Studios on YIIK, Inspiration, Loss, and Persistence

“We've had some people get pretty negative about our mother's death, and how that delayed YIIK, and things like that,” Andrew Allanson says, “so...

TumbleSeed Devs Dial Back Difficulty Amid Critical Reception

There are few experience more painful than to spend years working on a project only to have it poorly received. When publisher, aeiowu released...

History Offers Glimpse of Horror In The Town Of Light

Psychological horror reaches deeper into our primal fear reactions. Rather than overt jumpscares and spooks our terror is born from attempting to understand the...
Tsioque

Tsioque Adds a Good Dog And Needs To Come Out Soon

It’s been a while since developer OhNoo Studio has reached out to touch base with their Kickstarter backers. With the Steam page for their...

Nex Machina – Looking Backwards, Moving Forwards

Housemarque founders Ilari Kuttinen and Harri Tikkanen are very open about their love for classic coin-op arcade titles like Defender, Robotron: 2084 and Smash...

Space Odyssey Is Drawing Kickstarter Backers Into An Endless Development Void

Science sure is swell, isn’t it? It makes up the very fabric of our existence and yet it has never enjoyed the level of...

Making Activism Sexy With Animalia Vengeance

Developer agendas have become the activist's Rorschach test in video games. Some people claim to see them spelled out clearly while others only see...

How Little Indie Verdun Stands Up to the Multi-Million Dollar Battlefield...

It’s not often that we get a World War I game, much less one that’s a first person shooter. That’s exactly what EA gave...

An Open Letter Regarding Platform Shooter Android Hunter A

Hello Cliqist readers, My name is Vijay Kumar, and my team and I have been hard at work creating a next generation platformer shooter. The...

Ealdorlight Procedurally Unlocks Player’s Potential As Their Story Unfolds

Veteran crowdfunding developer, Chris Parsons has returned to Kickstarter with a follow up to his relationship-focused space game, Sol Trader. In Ealdorlight, players engage...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: LUCAH

A game’s atmosphere is a big part of selling players on the story. A horror game set in a bright, beautiful location probably won't...

Hands-on with YIIK: A Postmodern RPG

The first time I saw YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, I felt excited and a little worried. I've previously mentioned both my love of the Earthbound/Mother series...

The Problem With StarFlint’s Kickstarter Backer Only In-Game Rewards

As they approach the Kickstarter finish line the creators of sci-fi comedy adventure StarFlint has added a new reward item to the list of offerings....