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Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

You may be wondering why a site called Indie Game Reviewer is covering The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – a massive AAA title from a well established company like Bethesda that will sell millions of copies. Let me explain…


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Review: Gemini Rue

A review of Gemini Rue from indie game developers Wadjet Eye Games – a sci-fi and neo-noir adventure epic that reinforces the creator’s already excellent reputation.


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Review: Gamestar Mechanic

Gamestar Mechanic from E-Line Media is a game, as an educational tool, a game development environment and a social media site. It’s a tall order, and more amazing to behold in action.


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Review: Blackwell Deception

While there are less and less developer making them, Wadjet Eye nails the adventure genre into the haunted floorboards with its latest release Blackwell Deception.


Can't pass through the Renaissance without slaying a dragon...

Review: Rock of Ages

In Rock of Ages, Sisyphus escapes Hades, but now must race through time. Roll through the great periods of art history, squishing tyrants and warlords that get in your way.


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Review: Hard Reset

No multiplayer, no RPG elements, but Hard Reset, an indie first person shooter from Flying Wild Hog brings the action. William Gibson and Ridley Scott would both weep at the visual depth of Hard Reset. Read the full review…


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Review: Trauma

They say that films and games have a dreamlike quality, and this strikes potent and true with with Krystian Majewski’s indie “Trauma.” The interactive game emphasizes storytelling and visceral experiences that resonate through gradual interactive progression.


Blocks That Matter - an Indie Game Review

Blocks that Matter from Swing Swing Submarine, combines self-referential post-modern storyline, great platforming gameplay, and some wickedly challenging puzzles.


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Review: From Dust

Despite serious and much ballyhooed controversy as it launched on Steam stemming from DRM issues, From Dust from Ubisoft is a good looking, intriguing entry into the god-game genre that is worthy of attention.


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Review: Bastion

Bastion is a game that centers around its narrative, and its solid combat system. Right from the start its charm will grope around on you until it finds a firm grip and drags you into its lair for the rest of the ride. Read on to find out why this new RPG from Supergiant games gets a perfect score not only from Indie Game Reviewer, but every other critic who’s played it.


Review: The Cat and the Coup

In playing documentary game Cat and the Coup, one gets the same sense of cross-cultural influences as comparative to whirlwind tour of a foreign art gallery. Within the encapsulation of a 2D side-scroller, traditional Persian artwork combine with black and white rotoscoping, somber caricatures of figures and peoples, and pictures from the historical press. An unusual mix of Erik Satie and Nine Inch Nails saturate the aural space with viscosity. Despite the imagery’s perspectival flatness, the actual experience of the visual scope is labyrinthine. Read the full review…


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Review: A Knights Dawn

Select the right units, and place them well. The forces of evil have a slightly large posse. Time to get medieval on their asses with A Knights Dawn for iOS.


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Pax Britannica

Created for the Gamma IV competition,Pax Brittanica is an engrossing indie title that asks if players can defend a battleship and sink another using only one button.


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Review: Jamestown

Retro-styled indie shooter from Final Form games puts you 16th century colonial Mars and lets you blow away all manner of 16-bit alien in a package so full of awesome it almost hurts.