Steam Greenlight Archive

  • Orphan is the Limbo Meets War of the Worlds Alien Invasion Adventure You’ve Been Waiting For

    Add another game to the recent run of intriguing Kickstarter projects. This one goes by the name Orphan, a 2D platform action game from Windy Hill Studio which draws inspiration from genre classics like Another World and Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, uses a silhouette visual style […]

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  • Starr Mazer is the Bullet Hell Point-and-Click Adventure You Never Knew You Wanted

    Another retro-style Kickstarter project getting a lot of buzz this week, joining pixel art beauty Children of Morta, is Starr Mazer by Imagos Softworks. So what’s the big deal about Starr Mazer? Oh, only the fact that it’s combining point-and-click adventure gameplay with the bullet […]

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  • Vertical Drop Heroes HD Down-Scrolls Onto PC/Mac May 20th

    Vertical Drop Heroes HD Down-Scrolls Onto PC/Mac May 20th

    Coming soon to PC/Mac via GOG, Humble Store, and Greenman Gaming — and by soon I mean May 20th — Vertical Drop Heroes HD is a down-scrolling rougelike RPG platformer in which players will choose from a multitude of heroes and drop into randomly generated […]

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  • Greenlight Avalanche 2 to Help a Marshmallow Get its Wings

    Greenlight Avalanche 2 to Help a Marshmallow Get its Wings

    Indie studio Beast Games has launched a playable demo for Avalanche 2: Super Avalanche, sequel to the flash game Avalanche. You can play it right in your browser, just click the “Play the demo” button from the game’s homepage at www.superavalanche.com. Avalanche 2 is an […]

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  • History of the Demon Girl Races Through the 9 Circles of Kickstarter Hell

    History of the Demon Girl Races Through the 9 Circles of Kickstarter Hell

    Danny “Shadow64” Mastrangelo, the lone developer at Silhouette Games, has his first game up on Kickstarter with plenty of funding ground to make up in the campaign’s five remaining days. The game is History of the Demon Girl, an NES-style pixelated 2D runner that pulls […]

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  • Indie SNES Throwback Action RPG Secrets of Grindea Now Available for Pre-Order

    Indie SNES Throwback Action RPG Secrets of Grindea Now Available for Pre-Order

    Both a tribute to and a parody of Super Nintendo classics like Secret of Mana and Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Secrets of Grindea from indie team Pixel Ferrets is available for pre-order starting today. The basic Slime Tier pre-order package starts […]

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  • Dead Synchronicity Kickstarter Campaign Enters the Final Stretch

    Dead Synchronicity Kickstarter Campaign Enters the Final Stretch

    Fictiorama Studios’ Kickstarter campaign for point and click adventure Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today has just four days left on the clock and the game, planned for PC/Mac/Linux and iOS, still has quite a ways to go in order to reach its minimum funding goal, […]

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  • Psi-Ops Plus Amnesia Equals Lethe

    Psi-Ops Plus Amnesia Equals Lethe

    Indie developer KoukouStudios recently launched a Greenlight campaign for its first title, Lethe – Episode One, a first-person exploration game that, going by the gameplay teaser, has the atmospheric horror vibe of the Amnesia games (maybe even hints of Outlast and BioShock) crossed with physics-based […]

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  • Indie Puzzle Platformer Monochroma Mixes Modern Geopolitical Events with Dystopian 1950s Oppression

    Indie Puzzle Platformer Monochroma Mixes Modern Geopolitical Events with Dystopian 1950s Oppression

    Successfully funded through Kickstarter last July and then subsequently Greenlit back in September, Monochroma from Turkish indie developer Nowhere Studios is finally ready for a PC/Mac/Linux Steam launch this April. Versions for PS3 and Wii U are supposedly in development as well, but there is […]

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  • Tuck Into a Tasty Bowl of Dragon Fin Soup

    Tuck Into a Tasty Bowl of Dragon Fin Soup

    Dragon Fin Soup? What the hell’s that? Some type of ancient Chinese remedy? Nope. It’s the name of an upcoming PC roguelike RPG from indie shop Grimm Bros which has just launched a Greenlight campaign to secure a release on Steam. Mixing fantasy JRPG tropes […]

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