Indie Game Spotlight

Hit for Six -RPG Maker Games

I have a gaming confession to make – I have a growing passion for RPG Maker games (this is, of course, a niche interest and nothing to do with an ageing laptop or a stingy games budget!) And I’m not a...Read More

Explore a Beautiful Yet Hostile Alien World in Anew: The Distant Light

I do very much have a soft spot for games with unique or interesting art styles, so I was immediately wowed by the visuals in the trailer for Anew: The Distant Light. Set on what looks to be a huge an...Read More

Bendy and the Ink Machine – Chapter One Out Now

Be prepared, horror fans, Bendy and the Ink Machine – Chapter One  is out today over at gamejolt.com. The latest game from the mutli-talented The Meatly. Chapter One sets the tone for game, set ...Read More

Indie Freebies: V.H.S: Video.Horror.Story, Cigarettes and Minute of Rage

Always short of a few bob and looking for something a bit different, each week I scour the internet for fun, interesting or just plain curious Indie Freebies. This week’s highlighted titles are: V.H.S...Read More

Sunless Skies Rockets onto Kickstarter

Ahoy there, Zee Captains! Sunless Skies, Failbetter Games’ successor to the critically-acclaimed and joyously-bizarre Sunless Sea, is now seeking funding over on Kickstarter. Like its predecessor, Sun...Read More

Early Impressions: RimWorld

Wow, where to start? RimWorld is a game that I’ve owned and played since August 2016 – I have ploughed hundreds of hours into it, and only now do I feel like I’m in a position to remotely do it justic...Read More

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Indie Freebies: CAYNE and Color Wave

Always short of a few bob and looking for something a bit different, each week I scour the internet for fun, interesting or just plain curious Indie Freebies. Just the two games this week: CAYNE, a da...Read More

Enter the Gungeon Supply Drop

Enter the Gungeon Resupplied With Free Update

Gungeoneers, rejoice! It looks like the fast-paced guntastic puntastic bullet-hell dungeon-crawling dodge-rolling roguelike Enter the Gungeon just got a little bit bigger. Launched earlier today, the ...Read More

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Pixel Art Academy: Learn Art Through a Social Adventure Game

When I were a young ‘un, video games and pixel art were pretty much one and the same. Aside from some fairly primitive 3D, the comparatively miniscule resolution, memory and processing power of the 8-...Read More

Hardboiled Cyberpunk Adventure Neofeud Coming Soon

I’m not sure what compels me towards dystopian fiction and hardboiled detectives, maybe it’s because I’m a jaded, miserable git who thinks the world is going to hell, but I loved the trailers for the ...Read More

Little Bug Now Lighting Up Fig

Back in May 2016 I covered a rather polished proof-of-concept demo for a puzzle platformer called Little Bug. I’m now glad to see that it’s up on crowdfunding site Fig and very close to reaching its f...Read More

Indie Freebies: Raft, Helping Hand and AFK

Always short of a few bob and looking for something a bit different, each week I scour the internet for fun, interesting or just plain curious Indie Freebies. This week’s highlighted titles are: Raft,...Read More

Sign of the Times: The Pedestrian Now on Kickstarter

I rather liked the short demo of The Pedestrian, which I covered back when I was still opening my advent calendar and savouring a little dark chocolate treat each morning with my coffee. Ah, good time...Read More

The Dark Beauty of Rain World Revealed on Imgur

Like its strange and wondrous inhabitants do to escape the long spells of “bone-crushingly intense rains”, Rain World seems to have been in something of a state of hibernation – at least news-wise. Fo...Read More

Indie Freebies: Prime Mover and Others

Always short of a few bob and looking for something a bit different, each week I scour the internet for fun, interesting or just plain curious Indie Freebies. Though I reckon I must’ve gorged on...Read More

Shed Some Light on Night Lights’ 2D Puzzles

The background to Night Lights’ mysterious night-time world of murky forests, city rooftops, otherworldly ruins and vast underground caverns is not yet clear. Nor indeed is the reason for why our litt...Read More

Portal Meets Super Meat Boy in Portal Mortal

One man, one room, one purpose: reach the exit – so goes the description. Like with so many other 2D puzzle platformers, the premise is simple and the formula relatively familiar. But for me, Portal M...Read More

Indie Freebies: Russian Roulette Tournament and Others

Indie Freebies is back from its Christmas break, feeling slightly drained and rather portly from gluttonous overindulgence and copious intoxication. Nonetheless, it’s ready to delve back into the weir...Read More

Explore the Bizarre World of Murakami in Memoranda

It takes bravery to attempt to emulate the fiction of one of the world’s most beloved authors, but that’s exactly what Bit Byterz has set out do to with their debut game, Memoranda. An upcoming point-...Read More

Alien Parasites Need Your Support for Earth Invasion

Way back in the deepest, darkest depths of 2016 – i.e. last summer (oh warmth, how I miss thee!) – I wrote about the brilliantly-demented indie freebie Astrocreep. Inspired by classic sci-fi horror fi...Read More

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