Tag Archives: Indie

Pneuma: Breath Of Life review
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Pneuma: Breath Of Life review

Puzzle games, like perhaps no other genre, truly benefit from a sense of conceptual coherence, and Pneuma is a game that throws nothing but relentless curve balls at you. Simple switch puzzles are superseded by complex spatial awareness hoodwinkers, which in turn are followed by elaborate environmental riddles. It’s a...

Apotheon review
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Apotheon review

There’s a very simple way of putting this: Apotheon is God Of War in 2D. With that, any effort we might’ve expunged detailing its intricacies can be saved, letting you bask in knowledge with only the smallest of sentences. That change in perspective hasn’t done much to alter the gameplay,...

18 Must-Watch Indie Games

From the end of the world to the centre of the universe, here are the most exciting independently-developed videogames on the horizon 01. Volume Developer: Mike Bithell | Formats: PlayStation 4, Vita, PC, Mac | ETA: Q2 ■ Mike Bithell is watching his words. “I’ve been playing a lot of...

Kalimba review
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Kalimba review

Kalimba is a puzzle platformer based on one simple mechanic: you control two avatars instead of one. Nudge the analog stick right, and both will move right; tap the jump button, and both will jump. On top of this, Press Play has layered different uses of that basic mechanic, one...

Making a game a week with Adriel Wallick

What do you do when you’ve moved on from triple-A production? In order to chase creative satisfaction and freedom, Adriel Wallick set out on her own to cater events for gamers and eventually started making a game a week for an entire year, pushing her design and programming skills to...


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...