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Dust: An Elysian Tail

What makes indie developers so good at creating games with strong stories in an industry often mocked for its amateurish storytelling is the lack of people involved. 1,637 more words


Salt and Sanctuary

Welcome back everyone. Today we’re covering Salt and Sanctuary by SKA Studios, released as a timed PS4 exclusive in March of 2016 before making its way to Steam in May. 1,037 more words

Indie Spotlight

Spelunky HD

Developed by Mossmouth
PC (reviewed), Xbox 360, Playstation 3, 4, and Vita
Released in 2008 (remake followed in 2013)

My original intention was to only play indie games I had already finished once, but as an experiment I put in  1,052 more words



Xbox 360, PC (reviewed), Playstation 3
Made by Jonathan Blow
Released in 2008

I definitely messed up my planning here. You see, when I was putting together the schedule for Indie Month I was mostly concerned with the length of each game. 1,579 more words



Ubisoft Montpellier (at the time Ludimedia)
Atari Jaguar, Playstation (reviewed), Sega Saturn, MS-DOS, Gameboy, mobile
Released in 1995

Originally intended to be a co-op platformer for the SNES, … 1,306 more words


Limbo Review

A Beautiful Nightmare

Limbo, a horror 2D platformer has been out for a long time now. But recently I got to the opportunity play it. I’m not a fan of 2D platformers to begin with, the exception is Valiant Hearts and now Limbo. 712 more words


Cave Story+

Cave Story+
Studio Pixel
Released in 2011

When we are talking about classic indie games, then Cave Story is definitely one of the bigger names. 2,201 more words