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Where Are They Now? – Keiji Inafune

Mighty No. 9 and Red Ash are the two biggest disasters in Kickstarter history. That’s how it feels anyway, but in reality they’re far...

Historical Games Are Important, So Why Don’t We Crowdfund them More?

Games based on historic events have a surprisingly bad track record on Kickstarter. Or maybe it’s not that surprising, judging by a similar video...

Indiegogo’s New Video Game Category is a Mess

Within the last few months, Indiegogo performed some housekeeping. It’s hard to put an exact date on when since they made these changes with...

Tales From Early Access: Darkest Dungeon Was Once Hated

Since its first appearance, Darkest Dungeon has been an indie darling. It met high praise on Kickstarter – as well as earning over $313,000...

Love Therapy Through Box Manipulation in Solo

You may recall we did some fiddling around with the game at GDC 2018, but Team Gotham's Solo has set sail into release. While the game does...

The History of Indie Games: Part 4 – The Gamebrian Explosion

We return once again to jump feet first into the history of indie games and get ourselves soaked with information in the process. Last...

Decoding Utopian Energy: A Conversation With Manifesto Jam’s Emilie Reed

"Everyone is invited, to write something about how to make a videogame, how to respond to a videogame, what the field of videogames could...

Hands-On With the Chaotic Insanity of Log Jammers

Log Jammers is an upcoming arcade sports game from Mega Cat Studios that, if the name didn't make it obvious, is another take on ultimate Frisbee....

The Past Collides with the Present in Return of the Obra Dinn

My grandfather passed away at the age of 97 years just the other day. He had been struggling with sickness and decay for quite...

Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: Failbetter Games

Fallen London is quite possibly the greatest browser game ever made. It’s hard to say for sure since our scientific panel is tired after...

Creating Competition: An Interview with Treadnauts Developer Topstitch Games

Topstitch Games is a relatively new studio, but looking at their first game, Treadnauts, you'd have a hard time telling. In this interview, we look at how...

Eagle Island Preview: A Refreshing Procedural Platformer

After a successful Kickstarter in mid-2017, Eagle Island is due to launch later this year. The platformer crossed with a Metroidvania, focusing on falconry and...

The Night Journey Finally Released on PS4 in 2018 and That’s Important

One weekend when I was young, I was laying on my back in my bedroom staring upwards, considering imprisonment, I suppose. In a daze,...

Kickstarter MIA: Novus AEterno Devs Break Silence With New Promises

Way back in the forgotten days of the year 2013, Taitale Studios launched a Kickstarter for their massive MMORTS, Novus AEterno. The devs were...

One Terrifying and Promising Night with Pamali

Horror games based on folklore are pretty common these days. It makes sense: a lot of folklore is truly terrifying stuff, and it’s fascinating...

Pacing in Horror Games – Why it’s Important

If you’re into horror, you’ve likely heard the term “pacing” before. A lot of people—critics, especially, because we’re smarmy pricks with English degrees—bring it...