The Gardens Between Review: Ambient Nostalgia

The Gardens Between launches on September 20thon Switch, PlayStation, and Steam. It’s a puzzle based title which does a lot with some limited controls, it's...
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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...

Mechs of Decades Past: The Roots of Into the Breach

Into the Breach is Cliqist's Game of the Month for March 2018. As such, we'll be exploring the influences, both mechanical and stylistic, that converge...

The Rise and Fall of Super Roman Conquest

World War II isn’t the only historical period that gets to have fun on Kickstarter. There are plenty (read: a few) games that found...

EuroGame Roadtrip: Nuclear Throne Sound Maestro Joonas Turner

From London, we take our gaming roadtrip up and across to Finland next, to interview Joonas Turner. He is part of the team behind...

Japanese Game Developers Kickstarter Struggles

The other day, Cliqist Editor-in-Chief and longtime table eater Greg Micek and I were discussing our Where Are They Now? on Keiji Inafune. He...

Choice of the Dragon is Still Monstrous Fun for the Bookworm Gamer

While there are games where dragons feature as enemy encounters, I always want to be the dragon. There’s the classic Spyro series to fulfill...

10 Indie Games to Catch at EGX

EGX 2018, Britain’s biggest gaming event, is around a month away now. While big titles will dominate most of the show floor, there are...

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...
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Mist Hunter Preview: Clearer Skies Ahead

Mist Hunter is a high intensity first person shooter where you battle through waves of enemies with an arsenal of magical weaponry at your...

Cliqist’s E3 2017 Indie Game Awards

It's Summer here in the Northern Hemisphere; which means it's time to spend some beautifully sunny days sequestered inside frigidly air conditioned gaming caves....

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...
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Life is Strange 2 Episode 1 Review: Politically Charged Character Piece 

Life is Strange 2 has started out as a captivating, emotional, and fantastically written piece of drama. The runaway success of the first Life is...

10 Kickstarter Games You Won’t Believe Weren’t Funded

Kickstarter just isn’t what it used to be. Not only are fewer people donating less money, but fewer game developers are launching quality campaigns....

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,...
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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...