Melancholy Republic – Making Tragedy a Genre

Cloudrunner Studios is getting down to the tail end of their Kickstarter campaign for Melancholy Republic, so they're making the rounds wrangling up the last...

Soul’s Light Journeys Into Nightmares Real And Imagined

Developer Nicholas Butera has spent the past 10 years working as an animator and producer. Two years ago he decided to try his hand...

Stone Meets Metal in Stones of Sorrow

Stones of Sorrow is a video game that has literally been in development for tens of thousands of years; well, at least as far as...

Kill Some Friends in Assassins Ball at PAX East 2015

Are you going to be attending PAX East 2015? Thousands of gamers have already ensured that all show tickets have been sold, so hopefully...

Exprience Proceedurally Generated Horror in Phantasmal

What makes games frightening? Whatever the answer is, it seems that big publishers lost touch with scariness long ago. Phantasmal is an upcoming game...
Henshin Engine

Henshin Engine Web Comic Gets Turbo Grafx-16 Treatment

Artist Sarumaru's mixed-media story project Henshin Engine is moving from static comic pages to a full 2D action platformer. Henshin Engine: The Game is planned...

Contagion Completion Creeps Closer

Fans of Contagion, the upcoming Survival-Horror title coming to us from MonochromeLLC, have already been enjoying the title’s Steam-released Early Access, but the full...

3 Hours in The Long Dark

The Long Dark is one of those games that keep’s showing up on everyone’s “Most Anticipated Games” list, even though we’ve seen relatively little...
Quantum Suicide

Hands-On With Sci-Fi Visual Novel Quantum Suicide

As a fan of sci-fi horror with rogue AIs (who doesn't love 2001?) I figured that it would be a good idea to check...

Kickstarter Primer: “Serial Campaigners”

When it comes to crowdfunding, most of the time a project creator only runs one campaign for one project. Unless it doesn't get funding...

PAX South: Evolution from Tabletop to Digital

After finding success in the board game market, developer North Star Games is about to launch their first digital title. Based on their successful...

Crowdfunding Analysis Time – Shantae Half-Genie Hero

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is our latest episode of CAT, and one of the harder ones to write. That’s not because HGH’s Kickstarter campaign was...

V.Next is a Retro Style Cyberpunk Adventure

According to the world of V.Next, the cyberpunk future of Seattle is pretty grim. It's a landscape where corporations rule and the oppressed masses...

Sydney Hunter and the Caverns of Death Delayed

Sydney Hunter and the Caverns of Death is a Kickstarter campaign designed solely to appeal to retro gamers. As Cliqist contributor, and avid occasional YouTuber...
Absent II is a retro style point and click adventure game that's crowdfunding on Kickstarter.

Classic Point & Click Adventure Returns in Absent II

Absent is a game with a bit of a history. The ideas for it first came to creator James Fenton when he created a student...

Last Life Highlights Kickstarter’s Biggest Flaw

Last Life is a stylistic point and click adventure that raised $103,058 on Kickstarter in 2014. Developed by Sam Farmer, this would have been...