Posts Tagged ‘Indie’

Oh…Sir!! The Insult Simulator (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon September 18, 2017
Oh…Sir!! The Insult Simulator is one of those rare breed of games that is not only attempting to be enjoyable to play but also funny. It is a difficult balance that very few titles have ever managed to achieve. Yet, that has stopped Vile Monarch from attempting to do exactly that in the form of […]

Claws Of Fury On Kickstarter Right Now

by Todd Blackon September 14, 2017
Have you ever wanted to be a cat ninja? What’s that? You never thought about it? Well you should! Because if being one is anything like Claws of Fury is describing, you’re going to want to be one! Claws of Fury is an indie game on Kickstarter right now, and they’re trying to make a […]

Observer (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon September 13, 2017
The survival horror genre has gone through a big revival in the last few years after seemingly disappearing from the landscape completely. It is a genre where smaller developers, like Bloober Team, have been able to experiment and release games such as Layers of Fear. Taking everything they learned from that release, the studio has […]

Refunct Review (Xbox One)

by Nathan Gibsonon August 8, 2017
The premise of Refunct is deceptively simple. You simply have to travel onto every platform in the world. This involves the player having to traverse across a variety of different obstacles to reach these platforms. In essence, it is a freerunning experience that tests your ability to learn and experiment as you play along, climbing […]

Vostok Inc. (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon July 30, 2017
When you first sit down with Vostok Inc, your first thought is likely to be one of confusion. After all, twin stick shooters tend to fall into certain categories. They are either action-orientated fast-paced affairs where you have to try and kill enemies to get the best high score or tactical experiences that see you […]

The Sexy Brutale Heading To Nintendo Switch

by Nathan Gibsonon July 30, 2017
The cult indie adventure puzzle game The Sexy Brutale is coming to Nintendo Switch. At least, the game has been confirmed for a release date in Japan, however, it is likely that a port will also see a Western launch if recent PEGI ratings are anything to go by. The game originally released on PlayStation […]

Telling Lies Is New Game From Her Story Creator

by Nathan Gibsonon July 14, 2017
The latest game from Sam Barlow, the developer behind the critically acclaimed Her Story, will be Telling Lies. The title is set to be a spiritual successor to his previous game, though, it will not feature any of the same story or characters. While little is known about Telling Lies, Barlow has revealed that he […]

Payday Designers Introduce New Co-Op Horror Shooter GTFO

by Nathan Gibsonon May 31, 2017
10 Chambers Collective, a group of developers made up of former Payday studio Overkill Software employees, has released a trailer showing off their brand new game. While it doesn’t reveal much information about the game it does reveal its name GTFO along with the tagline “Work Together Or Die Together.” Headed up by Ulf Andersson, […]

Golf Story Is A RPG-Focused Game For Nintendo Switch

by Nathan Gibsonon May 29, 2017
The latest indie game set to arrive on the Nintendo Switch is a rather distinctive golf game known as Golf Story. Developed by Sidebar Games, the title takes a more stylistic approach to the sport of golf, introducing role-playing elements to the genre. This manifests as having the sport mixed in with a town simulator […]

Seasons After Fall (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon May 25, 2017
Out of all of the genres available in the gaming industry, the 2D sidescrolling platformer has seen the biggest boost from the advent of indie developers. What was once a dying art form has become the go-to field for small studios looking to make their mark in the world. In that respect, Seasons After Fall […]

The Sexy Brutale (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon May 10, 2017
The premise of The Sexy Brutale isn’t exactly clear from the name. It even takes a little bit of time for the game to explain exactly what it going on and what you will be doing. It turns out that the host of a mansion masquerade ball is missing and the staff are brutally murdering […]

Crawl (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon April 30, 2017
Like many other indie games that have come out in the past few years, Crawl looks very much like a retro game thanks to its low-resolution pixelated look. While this is a common enough design choice to evoke a feeling of nostalgia, the developers behind this game have seemed to choose it to fit in […]