A Pachinko Machine & an Arcade Game Had A Baby

Arcade games are awesome. A fast paced, addictive game designed in a retro art style and synth sound effects. Who doesn't love nostalgia? Even...
The Grisaia Trilogy is a visual novel being released by Sekai Project that's smashed its $160k Kickstarter in less than 24 hours.

The Grisaia Trilogy Greenlit, and a Lack of Other News

In the latest update from Sekai Project we now have word that all three games in The Grisaia Trilogy have been Greenlit. This should...

PewDiePie Apologizes To Bear Gaming Groups Over Bear Simulator Debacle

Bear Simulator is a highly-rated Kickstarter-funded FPB (First Person Bear) game created to bring bears into the gaming industry. As we all know, bears...
Animal Gods, A bronze age action adventure Kickstarter for WII U

Still Games on Open World Action Adventure, Animal Gods

Still Games on Open World Action Adventure, Animal Gods with Ahmad Khan. Animal Gods is a beautiful looking action adventure game from the developers at Still Games....

New Screenshots For The Long Dark Released

Hinterland Games, creators of the much anticipated survival sim The Long Dark posted a sizable update to the games' Kickstarter page today.  The Reader...

Alien Terror Simulation in The Hum

I have a friend who is absolutely terrified of aliens, so since I'm such a great friend, I decided to show him The Hum. For those...

Alius Insectum – A Spooky Game with Wii U in its Sights

Do you ever find it funny how so many books and films are about authors struggling through precipitous circumstances? It seems for these forms...
firmament wars

Risk-inspired RTS Firmament Wars Hits Kickstarter

Even if you love strategy games to death, you probably hate waiting for your turn. Sure, you can watch the enemy’s moves and calculate...

Fig’s Rock Band 4 Campaign is a Crowdfunding Sour Note

Somehow I don’t think this is what Fig was originally intended for. Fresh(ish) off the heels of the massively successful Psychonauts 2 campaign, Fig...
The Last Time

Hands-On With Narrative Adventure The Last Time

I'm a fan of adventure games of all types and after coming across The Last Time I had to give the demo a spin....

AeternoBlade II : An Indiegogo Campaign That isn’t Terrible

A few days ago, we were lamenting the downfall of Indiegogo. There site has been lacking quality campaigns for months, and the few recent...

Getting to Know Nick Calandra

Hey everyone, My name is Nick Calandra and I'm excited to be joining the contributor team here at Cliqist. As I've finished up my second...

Akaneiro Goes On Life Support

Sad news from American McGee’s Akaneiro: Demon Hunters Kickstarter campaign; things aren’t going well. First some history; the Akaneiro Kickstarter campaign ran during January of...

How 3D Platformers Fare on Kickstarter

Last week, my colleague and prom fan on anime night Serena Nelson wrote an article detailing the success and failure rate of point and...

E3 IndieCade 2019: Bringing Developers & Gamers Together

Entering its 25th year, E3 2019 featured massive AAA demos, displays, and reveals. Square Enix’s demonstration booth for Final Fantasy VII Remake featured a...

Nevermind and the Realities of Virtual Reality-Induced Horror

When it comes to horror, there’s few things I shy away from. In fact, a large chunk of my media intake has been squarely...