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Review: Mount & Blade

Despite some bugs and weak quest lines, Mount & Blade is a bold new indie title from TaleWorlds, recommended for anyone looking for a solid new role-playing adventure with a refreshing new take at the combat action level. Read our review.

Braid by Jonathan Blow

Review: Braid

In a world of multi-million dollar budgets in video games, independent video games are gaining ground. And within that field holds some of the creative and inspiring games; one of which is Braid. Braid is a puzzle/platformer, but so much more.

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Neutral Room Escape – Indie Game Review – “Vision”

If you enjoy challenging puzzles, you should try “Vision” from Neutral. In this free, Myst-style Flash game, you are asked to escape from a mysterious room. You will need to solve a number of puzzles, including finding and using objects and figuring out mini-puzzles within the room to open boxes, compartments, etc.

Create Your Own RPG For XBOX Live Indie Games

I find there is a serious lack of RPG content on Xbox 360 Indie Game marketplace so I did a search and lo and behold there is a recently uploaded starter kit for an RPG! Learn how to create your own.

Indie Game Review - Caster - 5 Bucks for An Awesome 3D Shooter

Review: Caster

For a mere five bucks you can partake of this beautiful 3D shooter with heart-pounding music and additional episodes when you need to go deeper into the world of Caster from indie developer Elecorn.

BumpTop will change the way you use your Desktop

BumpTop is an amazing re-visioning of your crusty old 2-D computer desktop real estate that does everything from create a three dimensional space where you can stick post-its or images to the walls, where your most used files appear larger on your desk, where you can simply drop files onto USB keys and more. Even better, it is totally free. Sure the Pro Version is where are the real action is at, but it only goes for $29 bucks.

Metal Slug 3 Conspicuously Absent from XBLA 2008 Award Nominees

Released January 2nd 2008, Metal Slug 3 from Japanese developer SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, with its fast-paced, multi-path action and gorgeous post 8-bit graphics brings both outstanding and consistently fresh gameplay and legitimately humor entertainment to the XBOX 360 Live Arcade and yet it is conspicuously absent from Microsoft’s own year-end gamers’ polls. Maybe it is somehow considered a 2007 release, or a an original Xbox re-release, but technically it is a 2008 XBLA release and should have figured in this year’s awards. Plus playing as a blood-spewing zombie rules.

VIDEO: A Wicked XBOX 360 Ad – Bann’d

For whatever reason this great ad for Xbox 360 never aired. Maybe it’s because society doesn’t mass John Woo styled flash mobs invading airport terminals. Whatever, it rocks. Jump in.

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TIG’s Posts List of 50 Really Good Indie Games

Consolidated and trimmed from an ongoing list of hundreds of great indie games posted at their forums, The Independent Gaming Source posted a list of much loved indie games that not only are of great quality and entertainment but also demonstrate why indie games should be of interest to anyone: they are imaginative, cover a huge range of scenarios, and most of them are free or can be had for less than the cost of a nice lunch.