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Josh Griffiths is a writer and amateur historian. He has a passion for 3D platformers, narrative-driven games, and books. Josh is also Cliqist’s video producer. He’s currently working on his first novel, and will be doing so on and off for the next decade.

Atom RPG Highlights the Problem with Early Access [VIDEO]

Atom RPG is a flawed masterpiece. It’s a classic Fallout-inspired RPG funded on Kickstarter, and as you’ll see in the video below, it leaves...

White Paper Games Ongoing PR Fumbles Are Hurting The Occupation

In July, Sold Out Games announced their stunning looking walking-simulator/adventure game The Occupation would release October 9, 2018. The news was carried not on...

Are Narrative-Driven Games Doomed Without Telltale? [VIDEO]

In the wake of Telltale Games’ mass-layoffs and upcoming closure, many in the gaming community are yet again asking themselves a common question: “are...

Failed Kickstarter Platformer PitterPot Appears on PSN

In March 2017, PitterPot appeared on Kickstarter with little fanfare. The 3D platformer was rough around the edges, made of very basic looking assets...

Long Lost Kickstarter Last Life May Be Coming Back, But Probably...

Back in February, we reported that the Kickstarter-funded Last Life, by Rocket Science Amusements was no longer in active development. Project lead Sam Farmer...

Why Are Modern 3D Platformers Stuck in the Past? [VIDEO]

Yooka-Laylee. A Hat in Time. Flynn & Freckles. Those are just three of a handful of independent 3D platformers that all have one thing...

Can a Game do Justice to the Kursk Submarine Tragedy?

On August 12, 2000, nine years after the Cold War, the Russian nuclear submarine K-141 Kursk sank to the bottom of the Barents Sea....

Wayhaven Chronicles is the Vampire Romance Murder Mystery We Need

Twilight is infamous for its depiction of an ancient vampire in the form of a teenage boy and a high school girl. Forever ruining...

Fantastic Retro RPG Sikanda is Struggling on Kickstarter

Kickstarter is old enough now that it’s gone through all the major phases of the internet. From bushy-tailed newcomer, to up-and-coming golden boy, to...

Star Citizen’s Kickstarter Odyssey [VIDEO]

Cliqist's award-winning* YouTube series Kicked! is back again. Today we're delving back into the world of Star Citizen. Developed by Wing Commander mastermind Chris...

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Farewell Review – A Fitting...

Life is Strange: Before the Storm is one of those rare spin-offs that’s actually better than the original. With a richer story and deeper...

10 Indie Games that Never Saw the Light of Day [VIDEO]

What do Fez II, The Dead Linger, and Yogventures all have in common? They are all canceled games that will never see a release...

I Have a Confession About Yooka-Laylee [VIDEO]

Anyone familiar with this fairly fantastic website knows Yooka-Laylee is trash. I've written about it's failings quite a lot here in the past. But...

Atari Today – Indie Games and Crowdfunding [VIDEO]

Atari, the once king of video games, has been in the news a lot recently. Unfortunately, as has been the case every time they’ve...

Explaining the Fall of Kickstarter [VIDEO]

Remember when Kickstarter was a big deal? It was supposed to be the future of video game funding. That’s how it looked back in...
System Shock Remastered

System Shock Remastered Another Kickstarter Disaster [VIDEO]

System Shock Remastered is going on hiatus, according to a report from Polygon. The remaster of the classic PC futurist RPG by industry icon...