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Who's That Flying?! An Indie Game Review

With great power comes great responsibility. Therefore, it logically follows that being invincible is a royal pain in the ass. Read the full review of Who’s the Flying?! aka WTF?!


Review: Torchlight for XBOX 360

Runic Games, the makers of Diablo, have done it again. Literally. In a stroke of genius, the hit title Torchlight has come to us on Xbox Live Arcade. Read on…


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Review: Battleheart for iOS

From Mika Mobile comes Battleheart – a highly addictive, gorgeous looking game for all iOS devices featuring dozens of unique characters classes, items and enemies. Find out why our reviewer loved this game so much he drained his iPod batteries four times over…


iOS Game Review: Drag Tag Smash

Drag Tag Smash’s three simple stages to space combat make up for one the most engaging and entertaining titles to hit the App Store yet. Find out why our reviewer gave this indie iOS title top marks…


Review: Clones

Indie Game Reviewer takes on Clones – a puzzle platformer from Tomkorp Computer Solutions and comes out with top marks. Read the full review…


Review of Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale

Recetter: An Item Shop’s tale from indie developer Carpe Fulgur involves old school Zelda-style hack and slash dungeon crawling combined with a casual store-keeping game you might catch your mom playing. Sound like an unlikely combination? It is. Does it pay off? It does. I think we’ll look at the two elements individually, then tie them together


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Review: Super Meat Boy

Indie Game Reviewer does what it does best and covers 2010’s most talked about, highly anticipated indie – Super Meat Boy from indie superstar Edmund McMillen and programmer Tommy Refenes. Does it live up to the hype?


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Review: Tommy Tronic

Tommy Tronic is every little boy’s imaginary adventure come true. The game takes a wee lad with a giant noggin, arms him with a bright, plastic weapons (each complete with the bright orange safety muzzle) and sends him on a daunting quest through an enchanted forest, full of nasty veggies, bugs and a large assortment of other creepers. Read the Indie Game Review and find out why this ain’t just another Mario clone…


Review: Shank

Exploitation films have made a comeback recently and so have old-school 2D Platform games. The good people at Klei Entertainment asked, why not blend the two? Why not, indeed. Shank is certainly a strange breed, but it got the best features of both parents. Be forewarned though, the best parts of exploitation film is NOT under any circumstances meant for children.


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Review: Desktop Dungeons

From developers QCF in Capetown South Africa, Desktop Dungeons is an official entrant to IGF’s 2011 Festival that pays tribute to the early dungeon crawler Rogue which used randomly generated dungeons and has since become its own genre. QCF adds a twist by giving the player a finite amount of choices with which to solve the micro maps. Read on for the full review.


IndieCade 2010 Coverage - Review: Fractal

A review of Fractal from developer Cipher Prime as Indie Game Reviewer covers the IndieCade 2010 independent games festival in Culver City, California.

“Slick, explosive and wickedly addictive. Fractal brings together the best parts of Hexic and Lumines, and then blows them both to itty-bitty pieces.”


Delve Deeper - Retro turn-based fun

Delve Deeper harkens back to a time when simple graphics and good gameplay were enough to keep us occupied. It reminds us of why side-scrolling puzzle games like Lemmings and Lost Vikings were so much fun.