Indie Games

With all the glitz, glamor, and craziness of most video games, it’s nice to find something different. My Child Lebensborn fits that bill. This is probably one of the most touching games I played this year.

Anything can happen on a snow day. Join me as I review this immensely captivating city-builder that features survival, RPG, and exploration elements. Prepare to compromise your morals. What is Frostpunk? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to build and facilitate the last civilization on post-apocalyptic earth set in the 1800s during a global ice-age? Then Frostpunk is the game for you. I...

A New Entry to a Cult Classic If you owned or played a SEGA Genesis in the 1990s, there is a good chance you were exposed to SEGA’s iconic Beat-Em-Up franchise, Streets of Rage. Also known as “Bare Knuckle” in Japan, Streets of Rage had three releases between 1991 and 1994 where one or two players could play as one of a few crime-fighting vigilantes on the side-scrolling streets of Wood Oak City. ...

For those of you looking for the next Metroidvania type game to play have no fear, Turtle Blaze has just the thing. Kunai is an intense action game with a cool twist on a classic action sidescroller.

PAX South proved once again that it plays host to some amazing Indie games. One of the highlights from the show was a real-time tactical game with RPG and base-management elements in a WW2 setting. Let’s take a look at Alter Games’ upcoming title Partisans 1941!

Thaddeus Prime interviews 3D Realms developers and get the skinny on 3 new games coming out soon. Watch the video to get a peek and more information. UPDATE: We have been informed that Ghostrunner is developed by One More Level and All in! Games.

Once again Nintendo shows us they know how to put out a showcase of the great independent studios bringing their games to Switch for the fans.  With surprises for next year like Sports Story and Axiom Verge 2 as well as other surprises like Talos Principal and Dauntless releasing on the Switch today with cross-platform play and saves, this Indie World Direct delivered.  Be sure to watch it for you...

I recently had the chance to explore around Stingbot‘s first foray into gaming, The Forbidden Arts.  This self-funded indie company has some serious competition in the market.  How does it measure up?

When I first picked up DON’T GIVE UP, I was immediately thrust into a dark and disturbing scene. The hero of the game, Tris, returns home dejected after what is certainly the worst day of his life. Playing as Tris, you drink while reliving all of your failures. This struck a powerful chord with me, as I too have struggled with the demons of depression, anxiety, and mental illness. But in DON’T GIV...

Analog Assault Episode 41: Solar Purge w/ Lead Designer Josh Carter Recorded on Thursday, August 9, 2018.

This week in Clueless Gamer, Conan is joined by Kate Upton as they play the much anticipated Xbox One Exclusive Cuphead.

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