IndieGameReviewer Picks Our Favorite Indie Games Releases from an Amazing Year!
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.
A review of “Lights” the latest puzzle escape-the-room game from Japanese indie developer Neutral.
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”
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.
Read the IGR review of indie game Time Gentlemen, Please.
A review of Mateusz Skutnik’s flash for web escape-the-room title “Submachine.”
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.
10 trailers for groundbreaking video games by independent developers and where to download them.
This review is about a game by Jonathan Mak called “Everyday Shooter.” It’s a testament to the developer that this game is actually pretty hard to describe because of the level of abstractness he achieves.
Bioshock, the story of a Utopian Art Deco city gone terribly awry, and winner of countless awards and gamers’ polls is available as a Full Legal Download from Direct2Drive for only $5 (for a limited time) as part of their 5th Year Anniversary.
Warning Forever is a well realized, exciting and infinitely variable space shooter with a lot to interesting graphic elements and strategic choices to make.
“ORBITER” is a complex, full-fledged flight simulator that takes you beyond the skies and into outer space. Highly detailed and deep in its implementation of existing spaceship control, this amazing, free program allows you to launch the Space Shuttle from Kennedy Space Center to deploy a satellite, rendezvous with the International Space Station or take the futuristic Delta-glider for a tour through the solar system among other things.
This sounds ridiculous, but World of Goo combines a story line that is very affecting by any standard, graphics that leave players stunned and amazed and a level of game play rivaled by no other game currently on the market. It’s that good. For Windows, Mac, Linux or WiiWare
Explore the process a very low budget indie developer might take to create an online video game. You can see character sketches, early stage 3D models, even play with early versions of the game engine he has created. Also learn about an exciting online game building tool.