An interview with Scott Brodie of Heart Shaped Games, on how he left his job at Microsoft to start a multi-generational hero title for Facebook.
A review of Alien Rescue – Episode 1 – a top-down shooter from Romanian indie game developers RomBots team. A free game for Android devices.
A photo diary reporting from IndieCade 2011 in Culver City, California featuring Rob Jagnow, Jon Blow and some transient 8-bit ghosties.
Maybe the most important thing to note about Bleating Sheep Productions’ “A Divine Night Out” is that it isn’t actually a game. Read the full review…
Developer Summary: Dynamic destruction and cute hamsters — what more could you ask for? Help Hammy free his friends using […]
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…
Kerbal Space Program, by Squad Games, is a free space simulation game that consists of creating rockets and sending your astronauts called Kerbals into space. It’s still in development, and at this current moment in time doesn’t have much in the way of objectives or goals. Read the review and see how its coming along…
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.
Proun is a great-looking 3D psychedelic racing game by indie developer Oogst. Find out why it became so popular after its release (over 1.2 million HTTP requests) that its website went down for the entire weekend
Picaroon is an RTS with some MMO elements (or what the devs call an MMORTS; it’s free to play, but if you really want to wallop your opponents, be prepared to shell out the doubloons.
Developed by Singapore-MIT GAMBIT, Improviso offers a fresh feel to two-player story generators, while working to improve game AI in the future.
“Spirits” and “Spirits for iPad” will be available as a free download today in cooperation with FreeAppADay.com. A major update is also around the corner, that will make the game more accessible and add Game Center Achievements.
Bennu is something that is a bit hard to nail down. One part physics puzzler, one part action platformer, or, in this case, swinging platformer. Read on…
A review of Dino Run SE is the Slightly-Evolved Edition of Dino Run, a very retro-styled 8-bit flash-based 2D side-scrolling platformer from independent developer Pixeljam. Get the full scoop…
Kingdom of Loathing, a deliberately low-fi but wonderful free browser-based MMORPG has undergone some serious updates. It’s time to take another look.