IndieHangover’s Best of 2018

As the year nears its end, IndieHangover’s staff and contributors wanted to share the indie games that they felt were the Best Indies of 2018 with our audience. This is a completely biased and totally subjective selection process: quite simply, we each asked ourselves which game ...

Review: Space Pirate Trainer

Truly great video games are able to teleport players to a new world, but truly great VR experiences have a way of making it feel like you’re right there in that world yourself. In the case of Space Pirate Trainer, it’s a world that most gamers will be familiar with: a...

The Evolution and Launch of Astroneer

System Era Softworks have announced that Astroneer will be released on Feb. 6, 2019 on Xbox and Windows 10 with an incredible video showing the evolution of the game, from it’s prototyping stage on towards the most recent patches. I absolutely love this kind of stuff, and i...

Miasma Caves Hits Early Access Jan 23

Windy Games have announced that Miasma Caves will go into Steam Early Access on PC on January 23 of next year. We had a chance to play Miasma Caves and talk to developer at this year’s Play NYC convention, and if you’d like to know our early thoughts, check out this s...

Aftercharge Releases Jan. 10th

Chainsawesome Games have unveiled an official launch trailer for  Aftercharge, which will be release on January 10th.    Aftercharge is a 3 vs 3 competitive game pitting invisible robots against an invincible security squad in high-octane tactical skirmishes. Six glowing st...

Ape Out is Out Feb. 7

Announced earlier this month, Gabe Cuzzillo‘s Ape Out will be released next year on February 7th. I first saw Ape Out two years ago at the Boston Festival of Indie Games, and it was an absolute blast. It’s simple to play and understand, got a vivid and vibrant art sty...

Spotlight: Pocket Penguin

Recently, a Kickstarter campaign for Game Boy inspired retro platformer Pocket Penguin caught my eye. Created by Mexico City based developer Dog Biscuit and influenced by the likes of Kirby and Bomberman, Pocket Penguin stars a blue penguin name Pichi, who gets separated from the...

Review: Desert Child

I was first told about Akupara Games’ sci-fi racing title, Desert Child, at GDC 2018, and was delighted to hear that its world was inspired by anime like Cowboy Bebop — as you might be able to tell by the launch trailer —and Akira. I also found it interesting th...

PlayStation Exclusive Indie Title Vane Launches in January

During the Kinda Funny Games Showcase, developer Friend & Foe announced their adventure game, Vane, will be coming to PlayStation 4 on January 15, 2019. Originally revealed at PSX  2016, Vane lets players control a bird with the ability to shapeshift into a human child, explo...

Free Picnic Panic DLC for The Messenger Announced for 2019

During the Kinda Funny Games Showcase, publisher Devolver Digital and developer Sabotage Studio announced standalone DLC for their award-winning retro inspired platformer, The Messenger, to be released in 2019. The additional content, called “Picnic Panic,” will be av...

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG Coming to PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC in January, Vita in 2019

During the Kinda Funny Games Showcase, publisher Ysbyrd Games and developer Ackk Studios revealed that their upcoming title, YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, will be coming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Mac on January 17, 2019, with a PlayStation Vita release some time later ...

Interview: Bahiyya Khan on after HOURS

One of the games that really grabbed my attention at this year’s Play NYC was after HOURS, which was part of the Friendship Garden collection on indie games. The game was visually striking, dense, and was one of those games that was really about something: in this case sexu...

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