Kickstarter Watch: Pathologic

I am a sucker for games that are cruel. Who knows, maybe I am a sadists, but I like games that give you hard choices, and then actually deliver a punishment for that choice. I also really like games that give you too much to do and not enough time to do it in. Games that force yo...

Endless Legend Talks Factions

Jeff Spock, Narrative Director at Amplitude Studios, returned again today, bring with him a second focus video, this time providing an overview of the 8 factions in Endless Legend. Not only did this give us nice bits of lore and serve as a great introduction to the game, but it a...

Starbound Approaches v1.0

On the Chucklefish blog today, Tiy published an extensive post detailing the final changes and goals in Starbound that need to be completed before they can get to that coveted 1.0 status. It’s a great look at the end stages of development of game. Hello Guys, I’ve decided h...

NotJustGeeks Interview with Boston FIG Directors

Today, Not Just Geeks published a great interview with the two directors of the Boston Festival of Indie Games, Dan Silvers and Aerjen Tamminga.  It is a phenomenal interview and well worth your time to read.  In particular, Geoffrey Kleinman  asked a question highlighting one of...

Endless Legend’s Universe Explained

Today, the team at Amplitude release the first of a series of Focus Videos, sheding some light on the intricate and interwoven lore of the Endless Universe. To say I was excited to see this video pop up on my radar would be a gross understatement. The idea of multiple games of va...

Kickstarter Watch: Vagante

Classics never go out of style. A 2D, pixel based platformer based on adventuring in a dark fantasy world? Might not necessarily be breaking any molds, but that doesn’t mean that Vagante doesn’t look good. In fact the clear design works to its beneift. With copious ga...

Toren Trailer from Swordtales

Brazilian indie development company Swordtales released a trailer for their adventure game Toren earlier this month. The game looks intriguing, let alone beautiful, but the game is also a interesting case in funding. Toren is being funded by a government program, established by B...

Banished Toolkit Now Available

Today, Shining Rock Studio introduced what can only be called the next evolution of the town building game Banished: Player Made Mods. The Banished Toolkit will allow player to create new buildings, jobs, and crops to grow in their little utopian villages. It’s an exciting ...

A Druid’s Duel Launching Highsommar Alpha

In an update release last week, Kris Szafranski of Thoughtshelter Games had some exciting news for the backers of A Druid’s Duel about the move forward towards Alpha stages:  I am very excited to announce the build I’m calling the Highsommar Alpha, a major milestone i...

Unplugged: Slap .45 Kickstarter

Just a mere 4 days ago, the Kickstarter for Slap .45 went live. Asking for a very reasonable and oddly specific $18,850, the game quickly met its funding goals and with 26 days left, the team at Gnarwhal Studios has already raised $49,377. there’s no doubt as to why: The ga...

Drakken Revealed as 7th Faction in Endless Legend

Amplitude’s Endless Legend has sort of become my indie passion in the past few months. It has the same elements that draw me to games like Civilization, a gorgeous soundtrack, phenomenal artistic direction, and enough complexity to keep things interesting from game to game....

New Trailer for The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Today, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, the Lovecraftian detective game being created by The Astronauts, got a hell of a lot less ethereal. Along side the launch the game’s website today, a 13 minute preview of the game was released. Finally showing off gameplay in action, th...

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