animal farm

Adapting Orwell in Animal Farm: The Game

George Orwell's 1945 classic Animal Farm was, the author said, the "first book in which I tried, with full consciousness of what I was...

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...

5 Years and 5,000 Stories

This here post marks the 5,000th story published on Cliqist. To the casual reader that's not necessarily a big deal, but to me it's...

Diversifying Gaming: An Interview with London Gaymers

Diversity has always been a pivotal issue and conversation point in the gaming world and given the nature of games themselves, there should without...

Cuphead and the Modern Sisyphus

One-hundred-and-sixty. That’s how many times I have died to date. As a cartoon mercenary working for the devil himself, it is up to me...

EuroGame Roadtrip: An Interview with Gamemaker’s Julian Adams

Our road trip takes a Banjo-Kazooie style turn about back to the UK to chat with Julian Adams, programmer on Hyper Light Drifter and Swords Of...

Kickstarter MIA: Echoes of Eternea Replaced by Silence

Chancler Harrison recalls his time working on Echoes of Eternea vividly. “My work involved 100's of hours with the promise of getting paid once...

The Story of the American Game Developer Charged with Spying on Iran

1979 Revolution: Black Friday might be one of the ambitious games ever made, certainly the riskiest. It’s a game about the 1979 Iranian Revolution,...

New World Interactive on Insurgency: Sandstorm’s Groundbreaking Single Player Campaign

Insurgency: Sandstorm was one of the biggest surprises from E3 2017, if not the biggest. In case you missed this one, here’s a quick...

Jump CEO Anthony Palma Talks 100 Game Benchmark And Future Aspirations

For the team behind the indie streaming service Jump, February marked a major milestone. Six months after their initial launch, the service is set to...
Into the Breach

Into the Breach: 10 Tips for Beginners

Into the Breach is finally out, and it’s pretty good. I’ve been playing it almost nonstop since launch, and while I don’t think it’ll...

They Are Billions Strategy Guide: What Not To Do

Steampunk Survival RTS They Are Billions is spreading with all the ferocity of a staggering, lurching, festering horde of dancing squirrels (You thought I...

Epic Rap Battles of Horror: Dead by Daylight -vs- Friday the 13th: The Game

The spooky season is finally upon us mandating that we dive in to all the horror genre has to offer. What better way to...

An Interview with Don’t Make Love artist Nina Kiel

Maggese Games's Don't Make Love has been nominated for Best Student Game at this year's IGF awards. Artist Nina Kiel was kind enough to chat...

Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: Chris Avellone

Fallout: New Vegas is the greatest game of all time. Anyone who disagrees is wrong. Those who say it’s a bad game should be...
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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...