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2017 IGF Award Nominees Include Hyper Light Drifter, Virginia, Inside

The Independent Games Festival has announced their nominees for their 2017 IGF Awards, with Virginia, Hyper Light Drifter, and…
Erin Robinson

iconThe Gravity Ghost Postmortem

In this 2015 GDC postmortem, Ivy Games lead developer Erin Robinson shares the experience of developing her game Gravity…
Ember

Why Retro-Style RPGs are so Appealing

If I were trying to explain to an outsider the particular genius and downfall of the video game industry,…

iconOwlboy Release Trailer

Owlboy is a ‘hi-bit’ adventure game, where you can fly and explore a brand new world in the clouds.…
Beglitched

The Sparklingly Cute World of Indie Hacker Game Beglitched

The Glitch Witch is gone and she needs a favor. With a computer filled with many secrets, the well-known…
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iconEvent[0] Launch Trailer 2016

Event is an indie sci-fi narrative exploration game where you build a relationship with a lonely spaceship computer to…

iconAragami – Release Date Trailer

Aragami is a stealth game in which you play as an undead assassin with the power to control the…
We Happy Few

Is Early Access Fueling the Indiepocalypse or Fighting It?

Indiepocalypse: the belief that the recent flood of indie games released on Steam and mobile makes it more difficult for indie…

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…
Inside

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…

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…
Republique

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…
Stardew Valley

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.
Reverie Under the Moonlight

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…

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