Tag Archives: Indie


13 Steps To Indie Stardom

The world of the bedroom coder has returned – the last few years have seen many a millionaire… well, thousandaire… created because of games made by independent teams and individuals. So it’s no surprise that chasing the bucks in the world of development has become a modern gold rush for...

Roundabout review
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Roundabout review

Roundabout is the kind of game that you have to force your friends to try for themselves before they’ll understand, because the elevator pitch will just get you funny looks. Described as a “Seventies B-movie game where you drive a constantly revolving limousine”, this is Crazy Taxi on LSD, and...

100 greatest PlayStation Indies in one amazing collection

100 of the very best Indie titles available on PlayStation platforms, all collected into one amazing digital magazine. That’s what you’ll get by downloading Play’s Indie 100 digital special now from the free Play app on itunes. Indie 100 has been painstakingly put together by the experts on the UK’s...

How indies made horror mainstream again

Horror is back – Alien: Isolation, The Evil Within and The Order: 1886 are all reintroducing us to the world of frights and fears we haven’t seen at all since the heyday of Resident Evil, Silent Hill 2 and Eternal Darkness…   …Well, that’s the narrative we’re supposed to follow, at...


Metrico review
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Metrico review

It’s not enough for an indie game to be different these days, it really has to look different to stand any sort of chance of success. But we also know that doesn’t bear quite as much relevance as you’d believe as to how the game functions. So, while most indie...

Wayward Manor review
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Wayward Manor review

Ghost In The Machine It’s always a concern when a big-name ‘real world’ writer jumps into our world, but in truth authors have fared far better than Hollywood scriptwriters. Terry Pratchett’s Discworlds were a delight, Tom Clancy pretty much revolutionised Ubisoft’s entire output, and even the JK Rowling-powered Wonderbook on...