Indie Games Archive

  • Review: Last Day of June

    Rarely have I played a game that has managed to tug at the heart strings in such a way that I felt raw and exposed and completely gutted. Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons managed to completely sucker punch me with the ending. Papo […]

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  • Review: The Lost Bear

    When PlayStation VR came out last October, there was plenty of concern that the initial launch titles would be the only real support from Sony and third party developers. Flash forward to a month away from the one year anniversary and there are over 100 titles […]

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  • Review: Blacksea Odyssey

    Blacksea Odyssey is a game I first came across earlier this year at PAX South, and I quickly became enamored by its mix of twin-stick shooter mechanics and roguelike elements. Now that the Xbox One version has launched, I’ve had time to dive deep into Blacksea […]

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  • Review: ICEY

    ICEY is a traditional 2D side-scrolling action brawler with a player-controlled narrative twist. Players control ICEY, a cyborg born from a genetic lab, with one goal programmed into her mind: killing. ICEY wakes up in a deserted military compound greeted by a snarky narrator insisting […]

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  • Review: Rescue Quest Gold

    What is it and who made it? Summoned forth by Boomzap Entertainment, makers of the multiplayer strategy conquest game Legends of Callasia, Rescue Quest Gold is a match-3 puzzler with a fantasy spellcasting twist. How much did we play? 112 levels in 11.6 hours of […]

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  • Games You Absolutely Need to Buy During the Steam Summer Sale, Part 2

    We’re now down to the last two days of the Steam Summer Sale. I’ve got more recommendations here to consider if you’re still on the lookout for games worth snagging while they’re on discount. Of course, all of these choices are absolute buys when they’re […]

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  • Games You Absolutely Need to Buy During the Steam Summer Sale, Part 1

    Need some help sifting through the thousands of games on Steam to find the best titles to spend your cash on? Well maybe I can guide you in the right direction. Over the remaining week of the Steam Summer Sale, I’ll be posting a few […]

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  • E3 2017: Unto The End and Valfaris to Hit 2018 With a Digital Uppercut Indie Combo

    Independent publisher Digital Uppercut has rocked E3 with announcements and trailers for a pair of the studio’s first titles. Both look pretty damn outstanding, if I do say so myself. Let’s start with Unto The End by developer 2 Ton Studios, a 2D cinematic action-adventure […]

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  • E3 2017: Secret Legend Renamed Tunic, Still Looking Foxy as All Get Out

    Previously known as Secret Legend, Tunic is a Legend of Zelda-inspired action-adventure game starring a tiny fox hero where it would normally be Link. Solo indie dev Andrew Shouldice has partnered up with Night in the Woods indie publisher Finji for a planned 2018 launch […]

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  • E3 2017: Annapurna Interactive Shows Off The Artful Escape and Ashen

    Annapurna Interactive has two indie gems showcasing at this year’s E3 extravaganza, both coming to PC and Xbox One when they’re damn well ready. First up is The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti, an oddball, psychedelic “action, adventure, exploration, narrative driven, musical-laser-light-battle kind of game” […]

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