Trials Out Of the Hat

Welcome to TOOTH – a new feature, in which I will take two random trials out of the Xbox Live Indie pool, and run them through the paces. This week, I’ve selected Bush Hunt by RiddlerSoft, and Word Duelist by Sowaz.

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Review: Machinarium

Amanita Design, creators of Samarost and Samarost 2 have released their latest title. Machinarium is an all new adventure, making use of the same point-and-click mechanics, but taking place in a metropolis inhabited by robots. Read the IGR review.

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The Kingdom Of Loathing

For years people have been saying that it is impossible to make money on a free product, especially if you do not run ads. The online game Kingdom of Loathing, now in its sixth year, proves that this can indeed be an effective business model, and is fun and addictive besides. Read the review of this unlikely MMO.

Lights

A review of “Lights” the latest puzzle escape-the-room game from Japanese indie developer Neutral.

And Yet It Moves

The indie game scene is funny in that something that has years of history can be so below the radar that introducing it again can be fresh news to the majority. Isn’t that, after all, why we are here? To cast some light on the thousands of hidden gems in the dark mines and pathways of the metaverse? Read IGR’s review of “And Yet It Moves”

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Orisinal

Started in the year 2000, Orisinal features some fifty-two beautifully rendered games that feel like a byproduct of a Hello Kitty store in Harajuku. Read our review.

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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.

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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.