Tag Archives: Indie

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...

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...