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May 11th 2022

Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit Review

Following the footsteps of the classics and indie darlings that preceded it, Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit from Tag of Joy is a modern point-and-click adventure that brings lesser-known European history to the forefront and throws in a good helping of mystery and intrigue...

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March 11th 2022

Superbly Serene - Submerged: Hidden Depths Review

There are few things in the world of gaming so refreshing than a sequel that completely improves on its predecessor but stays completely true to its own identity. A game that makes adjustments but does not feel it has to reinvent itself...

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March 5th 2022

Dexter Stardust Review

An enjoyable debut from newcomers Dexter Team and published by Flynn’s Arcade, Dexter Stardust: Adventures in Outer Space is a point-and-click adventure game set in the world of tomorrow...

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November 8th 2021

Book of Travels (Early Access) Review

I have a complicated relationship with MMOs that’s steadily evolved over the years. I suck at them. Not through lack of skill or experience, at least in this particular context, rather that I can never play them properly...

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March 31st 2022

Flynn: Son of Crimson Review

The third project and first major title from California developer Studio Thunderhorse, Flynn: Son of Crimson is a 2D pixel art platformer channelling the vibe of the SNES/Sega Mega Drive era. The project was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter back in 2017...

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March 10th 2022

Best of the Fest - Steam Next Fest Feb 2022

The calendar of an indie gamer can be quite a robust one. Every month will have a plethora of news updates or upcoming releases to look forward to. But you can be sure that one event will be highlighted in thick bold colours...

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January 19th 2022

Pixel Art Powerhouses Coming in 2022

In what seems like a heartbeat, 2022 is now in full swing and already filled with ample gaming promise. Titles like Horizon: Forbidden West and Elden Ring already have gamers aboard the ray-traced and perfectly rendered hype train...

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October 14th 2021

Demos That Go Bump in the Night - Steam Next Fest October 2021

We find ourselves in October once again and this of course means a number of things. The full colourful throes of autumn, the otherworldly celebrations of Halloween or Samhain and of course the most momentous occasion of all...

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March 12th 2022

The Majesty of Little Things - Steam Next Fest February 2022

Whenever world events become all-consuming, it’s easy to forget the joy of little things. Those aspects and moments, however mundane or simple, that give us that small spark of joy. I own myself to often be guilty of this, as I’m sure many others do...

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March 10th 2022

Flying Too Close To The Sun - Aztech: Forgotten Gods Review

It’s wonderful to see more diverse cultures, histories and mythologies begin to flourish in the world of gaming. But one that has rarely been explored in virtual form is Mesoamerican culture...

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December 7th 2021

The Best Indie Game Soundtracks To Lose Yourself In

There are several core elements that make a compelling game: characters, gameplay, art style, storytelling (if that’s a key focus), control and soundtrack. As with the other elements, indie games have managed to tap into the latter beautifully...

 The Indie Game Website 

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September 6th 2021

Gamescom Indie Arena Booth 2021 – Demos and Trailers To Stoke Your Indie Passions

Taking to an all-virtual stage for the second year running, Gamescom 2021 cemented its place as one of the standout gaming events of the year, showcasing features and titles from all corners of the gaming world...

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