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iconValley Launch Trailer

Enter the vast and beautiful world of Valley using the power of the L.E.A.F. Suit: a fierce exoskeleton that…
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Why 2D Game Design (Still) Has an Important Role to Play

At a time when even most high-level indies incorporate three-dimensional design into their games, it’s easy to see two-dimensional…

Adventurers are the Worst

If history is written by the victors, then games are written by and for the heroes, the fated ones…
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Innovative Narrative: The Triumphs and Missteps of Epistory – Typing Chronicles

When someone near me utters the phrase “typing game,” images of 90s era edutainment games flash before my eyes,…

Indie Game Spotlight: The Average Everyday Adventures of Samantha Browne

In The Average Everyday Adventures of Samantha Browne you have one goal: go to the communal kitchen in the…

République Can Teach Us Much with its Diverse Cast, Meta Gameplay

I’ve told everyone I know about République.  It has a small community and its final episode garnered a lot…
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African Game Studio Releases First Game: Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan

Kiro’o Studios has released their first game, a 2-D fantasy action RPG called Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan. It…
Kathy Rain

iconKathy Rain - A Detective is Born Reveal Trailer

Kathy Rain tells the compelling story of a strong-willed college girl with a knack for detective work and a…

iconPushingUpRoses’s Overview and Critique of Stardew Valley

PushingUpRoses walks through the basics of the engrossing indie farming game, and discusses a few areas it could be improved.

Indie Game Spotlight: Side-scroller Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight

The side-scrolling platformer Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight, developed by Bombservice, places you in a cursed land in decline. Despite…

iconThe Culling Launch Trailer

In a remote island paradise, 16 contestants have 20 minutes to explore, scavenge items, craft weapons, build traps, hunt…

No Man’s Sky Gets Release Date

No Man’s Sky is officially launching on June 21st. The Managing Director of Hello Games, the developers of the…

Indie Game Spotlight: Stardew Valley Takes Steam by Storm

Stardew Valley, an indie farming sim and RPG, is currently taking Steam by storm. It’s racked up nearly 3,000…
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New Arctic Survival Game Near Death Announced

Orthogonal Games, the independent studio that previously released The Novelist, is launching a new survival game on Steam later this year. Near…
The Flame in the Flood

Indie Game Spotlight: The Flame in the Flood

The Flame in the Flood is a rogue-lite indie game set in post-societal America, and it was created by…

Sex & Consent & Video Games

Content warning: this article contains discussions of BDSM We all know that video games often have a rather dicey relationship…
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7 Great Short and Free Indie Games You Should Play Tonight

So, you’ve got some free time tonight. Not totally sure what your plans are, maybe you’ll watch some Netflix,…
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iconLayers of Fear Launches on Xbox One, PS4 and Steam

The indie horror game with over 3,000 “overwhelmingly positive” reviews from Steam’s Early Access has officially launched on Steam, Xbox One…

iconGame Development in the Spanish-Speaking World (IndieCade Festival 2015)

On a recent IndieCade panel, Game developers and students Jeb Alvarado, David Canela, Andrea Morales Coto, Elaine Gomez, and Edgar Serrano discuss…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Otome Games

In Japan, there is a video game genre that caters almost exclusively to women. You might have even heard…

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