IndieCade International Independent Game Festival Day 1 – California, 2009

For better or worse, depending on your take, indie games are becoming something entirely new. Nowhere to be found the frag enthusiasts or Columbine tributaries that one used to expect from the definition of floppy disk era indies like DOOM and Duke Nukem. IGR reports from day one at Indiecade, Culver City 2009.

2009 IndieCade Indie Game Finalists

IndieGameReviewer.com are very excited to be covering the IndieCade independent games festival and conference in Culver City, California this weekend of October 1st-4th, 2009.

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.

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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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Download BioShock For Only $5 As Direct2Drive Turns Five

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.