This, was difficult. Selecting ten games from the plethora of independent comers in a watershed year for the indie gaming community was made even more difficult because of our desire to showcase those creative and adventurous minds that are helping to break molds and old patterns and often we have to separate the developer from the game and base our decision on the game itself – its playability, narrative, ease of use, originality, execution and not the potential of its creators.
Dan Remar’s indie game Hero Core is bare bones black and white shoot-em-up goodness with a feisty soundtrack to back up the action.
Here are IGR’s nominees for the best of 2010. If you would like to see any of these on our year end list, please feel free to mention them in the comments, or, if there is game you insist we must consider, please include them as well in your response to this post – we are always ready to be convinced.
Created by Daniel Remar creator of Iji, Hero Core and Garden Gnome Carnage and Erik Sjöstrand (who wrote the song […]