The Latest

Tag Archives: Indie

Forts review

Forts is a game built around a myriad of fiddly parts- where the game’s eponymous strongholds sway in a state of persistent peril. While that might sound like light criticism, it’s anything but. In fact, ...

Read More »

Full Mojo Rampage review

Unquestionably, Full Mojo Rampage is a game with a myriad of moving parts. On a rudimentary level, the circle-strafing protagonist launches an unrelenting flurry of projectiles at skeletons, snakes, and bomb-carrying foes. In another way, ...

Read More »

I Can’t Escape: Darkness review

Indie titles are often ripe with experimental gameplay features which larger developers tend to shy away from. Unlike the risk-adverse AAA industry, you’ll often see smaller studios either combining uncommon genres or crafting genre-defying experiences. ...

Read More »

Skyshine’s Bedlam review

Oh, dystopia what has become of thee? Once you were a misanthropic metaphor for humanity, a place teeming with unremitting savagery, offering only the faintest glint of hope. But gaming has transformed dystopia into a ...

Read More »

Party Hard review

Art is often inspired by life, our own thoughts and experiences shape what we create. In Party Hard’s case, it seems likely that at one point in time, its creators wished for nothing more than ...

Read More »

Kyn review

Scour the web for coverage on Kyn, and you’ll discover one ubiquitous detail: the ambitious action role-playing title was developed by a team of two coders. While it might be charitable to champion the developmental ...

Read More »

Vortex Attack review

It’s generally agreed up the Golden Age of Shoot’em Ups came and went. Many still fondly remember the 16-bit days when gamers were treated with new entries within this genre every other week. Still, some ...

Read More »

The Weaponographist review

You know those jerk mercs who only save towns and people for money?  Well, in Weaponographist, you’re that guy.  The muscle man with the chiseled jaw covered in five o’clock shadow, wielding a sword, a ...

Read More »

Sym review

One would be hard pressed to find a genre more common than the platformer. Whether discussing the 8 and 16-bit days or modern indie games, we seem to have developed a flare for jumping on ...

Read More »

Crypt of the Necrodancer review

The blending of game genres can be a particularly divisive practice. For every engaging effort like Metal Gear: AC!D or Portal, there are duds like Fret Nice– the 2009 title which inelegantly allowed gamers to ...

Read More »