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September 6th 2021

Spiritfarer Review (Nintendo Switch)

Death is such an inevitable part of life that there is certainly no shortage of it in games, usually in bloody and violent fashion. So when a game comes along that tackles the complex emotional sea surrounding it in a sensitive and unique way, it immediately stands out...

 The Indie Game Website 

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July 3rd 2021

Pixels and Pencils Before Polygons - Steam Next Fest June 2021

Time really does feel like an illusion of late. In what seems like a heartbeat, summer has come around again. The days are at their longest, the weather pendulum swings between cloudless skies rivalling the Mediterranean...

 Filmhounds Magazine 

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April 29th 2021

The Best Pixel Art Games that Blend Past and Present

Since its conception, the video games industry has been racing towards the future. As technology has evolved over the decades, developers have pushed every component to its limit to deliver cutting-edge virtual experiences...

 The Indie Game Website 

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March 24th 2021

The Best Point-and-Clicks For Unforgettable Adventures

One of the many wonderful qualities of indie gaming is its ability to take genres overlooked or spurned by mainstream media and breathe new life into them, revitalising them with modern methods...

 The Indie Game Website 

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September 3rd 2021

Sonic & Knuckles or: How I Came To Embrace the Mega Drive and Love the Echidna

I was very late to the Mega Drive party. Most ‘90s gamers, particularly fellow UK ones, were practically born with a Mega Drive controller in their hands. It took 15 years for me to finally have the opportunity...

 Super Chart Island 

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May 27th 2021

Lacuna Review

Since the release of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead and their subsequent rise to fame in the 2010s, the element of choice and consequence in gaming has become more prevalent...

 The Indie Game Magazine 

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April 11th 2021

A Daily Dose of Beauty, Peace and Purpose - Cozy Grove (PC Review)

"All those who are lost deserve kindness." If the success of Animal Crossing: New Horizons has taught us anything, it’s that even the most battle-hardened, adrenaline-hungry gamers have a soft spot for the wholesome...

 Filmhounds Magazine 

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March 23rd 2021

Dying Flame Review

Following a huge boom in the early 2010s, the RPGMaker engine has become an invaluable resource for developers looking to channel the JRPGs of yesteryear, even evolving into its own sub-genre...

 The Indie Game Website 

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August 13th 2021

Positively Glowing - Greak: Memories of Azur (PC Review)

There’s something unique about hand-drawn animation, an almost magical element. Be it movies, TV shows or video games, if a title adopts a process that requires a meticulous level of care, intricacy and dedication, you know it’s going to be a tale with heart...

 Filmhounds Magazine 

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May 8th 2021

Low Poly Horrors to Give You the Old-School Heebie-Jeebies

With the much-anticipated release of Resident Evil Village, horror gaming has returned to the forefront and the world is hungry for spoopy entertainment once again. Or perhaps just nine feet tall vampire ladies...

 Filmhounds Magazine 

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April 7th 2021

The Slormancer Early Access Review

In the midst of a sea of gritty realism and deep, emotional stories, sometimes it’s refreshing to lose oneself in a title that is completely devoted to just having fun. No tortured protagonists or complex moral choices, just pure, unadulterated fun...

 The Indie Game Website 

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March 17th 2021

It's time to give point-and-click games the respect they deserve

Making a game feel real has been gaming’s Holy Grail in terms of player immersion. With the release of the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S dropping in November 2020, the industry showcased to the world how far it had come...

 Input Magazine