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At a Glance: Clever-Plays

4d ago ... [b]Clever-Plays[/b] is a video game studio specialized in developing quality games on PC and mobile, targeting mature hardcore players. http://www.clever-plays.com [b]Leap of Fate[/b] is a hardcore action game in which you play a powerful mage facing a twisted version of reality. Do you have the skills needed to survive the trials, and forge yourself a new fate? [b]Available on Early...

An Interview with Mattieu Bégin

4d ago ... [i]Lou “herobyclicking” Adducci talks with Mattieu Bégin with Clever Games about Leap of Fate. They talk about the game’s setting, making games for both tablet and PC and comic books. [/i] [b]Herobyclicking:[/b] Let’s talk about the mix of magic and technology in the modern age in Leap of Fate. What is the origin of this game? [b]Mattieu:[/b] We really wanted to create a narrative setting...

Leap of Fate Impressions

4d ago ... [b]From Lou "herobyclicking" Adducci[/b] As a much younger man I was interested in various world religions, the occult and magic. I frequented old bookstores, new age shops and talked with the interesting, if not bizarre practitioners of these various systems of belief. Magic and mysticism is abound in our world, you just have to look for it. Clever Plays infuses Leap of Fate with our storie...

Witcher vs Witcher 2

4d ago ... This is my comparison between Witcher vs Witcher 2. I played Witcher 2 first then went back to play Witcher. I beat Witcher 2 three times and beat Witcher twice. I haven't played Witcher 3 but I don't like how the game, series and the developer gets praise for things other rpg developers have done. The first Witcher had a much better user interface that was made for a PC rpg. Witcher 2's...

Cuphead Preview

10d ago ... [b]From Valenka[/b] Cuphead, an upcoming indie, run-and-gun platformer, made headlines last year during E3 2014 when Microsoft showcased a montage of forthcoming indie titles, including brief scenes of the game from Canadian developer, Studio MDHR. Back then, there wasn’t much information surrounding Cuphead aside from its classic animation aesthetic, and that was more than enough to capture...

Preview: Keep Yourself A-RIVE

11d ago ... [b]From Kyle Gaddo[/b] RIVE is the latest in 2D side-scrolling platforming technology, as you intrepidly make your way through a series of mechanically-themed areas, pumping bullet after bullet into machined foes from your quadruped murder robot. Taking elements from shoot-'em-ups (aka “shmups”; also not starring Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, or Monica Bellucci) and traditional side-scrollin...

Preview: 20XX: I Now Pronounce You Mega Man X and Roguelike

13d ago ... 20XX makes no secret about its influence. Taking notes right out of Capcom's Mega Man X series, this side-scrolling 2D adventure also incorporates roguelike elements and even throws in a cooperative mode to boot, so you can take down dangerous robot foes with a buddy in stylish synchronicity. And, well, that's about it. 20XX is straightforward, simple, and not at all muddled down in tryin...

At a Glance: Slick Entertainment

14d ago ... [b]Slick Entertainment[/b] is a small, independent game studio out of Vancouver, Canada that was founded in 2007. The studio has previously released games on both Xbox LIVE Arcade, iOS, and Android. They are currently working on their latest title, Viking Squad. http://www.slickentertainment.com/ [b]Viking Squad[/b] is a lane-based brawler where you and your friends fight your way out f...

Earthlock: Festival of Magic Preview

16d ago ... [b]From Valenka[/b] It should be noted first and foremost that the version of Earthlock: Festival of Magic that I played was so very early in development that it only really showcased the visual art style and basic combat mechanics... and that was enough to make me want to experience the final version when it launches. It isn’t every day that I get a taste of a project in development and kee...

At a Glance: Poppermost Productions

17d ago ... [b]Poppermost Productions[/b] is a small independent studio out of Stockholm, Sweden that was formed in 2012. Originally only three strong, they have since expanded their studio and are harnessing the power of the CRYENGINE to developer their first game, SNOW. https://www.poppermost.se/ [b]SNOW[/b] is an upcoming free-to-play game centered around giving players an open world environment...

SNOW Preview

17d ago ... [b]From Valenka[/b] It’s no secret that open world titles are beloved experiences in the gaming industry for many reasons, but primarily, they give players the freedom to explore a large, living and breathing virtual world. In the 21st century, these grand, open world experiences were famously embraced in series like Grand Theft Auto, Saints Row and Elder Scrolls and can be frequently found...

An Interview with Brjánn Sigurgeirsson

19d ago ... [i]Robots, Firefly and Steam Punk music are among the topics that Lou “herobyclicking” Adducci and Image & Form’s CEO, Brjánn Sigurgeirsson talked about recently. Their upcoming game, SteamWorld Heist, will be released this fall for the Nintendo 3DS.[/i] [b]Herobyclicking: [/b] We were just buying into SteamBot Cowboys, and then you all throw in spaceships. Where is all of this coming from...

Titan Souls: The Bigger They are the Harder They Fall

23d ago ... Acid Nerve have had a long-anticipated “winner” in their collective hands with Titan Souls, a lauded indie darling that was borne of the 28th Ludum Dare Game Jam at the tail end of 2013. A surprise hit, winning several categories and placing in more, the pixel adventure inspired by the likes of The Legend of Zelda and Shadow of the Colossus went on to become something more than just a simple 48...

What if Activision published No man's Sky?

26d ago ... So, a couple of days ago IGN showed a video where Sean Murray from hello games did a quick run through of their upcoming ps4/PC release No Man’s Sky. This video gave us an idea as to exactly how mind numbingly large the game world is and how much exploration is actually possible. Things like the game having its own periodic table, the billions of uniquely generated planets and countless unique...

At a Glance: Psyonix

28d ago ... [b]Psyonix[/b] is an independent developer that has also worked closely with some of the biggest publishers and developers on a wide array of titles. Today they are releasing their fourth original title, Rocket League, a sequel of sorts to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars. [b]Rocket League[/b] is a physics based vehicle football game. Seriously, do we need to say more? The g...

Enter to Win a Shattered Planet Steam Code and GameMaker: Studio Professional

29d ago ... Since Moon Hunters is still in development, we can't give you game keys for that game... So, today, we instead have 25 Steam codes for Kitfox Games' Shattered Planet (PC/Mac). Want to win one? [b]How to enter:[/b] (THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED) 1. Comment on any and all of the stories we have running today from our IndieMonth account on Kitfox Games! 2. Your comment should discuss the arti...

At a Glance: Bishop Games

30d ago ... [b]Bishop Games[/b] is a small studio out of Quebec City, Canada. The three-person studio began work on their first game, Light Fall, last year and since then were Greenlit on Steam by the community and completed a successful Kickstarter campaign just last month. [b]Light Fall[/b] is a 2D platformer set in the world of Numbra. Using an artifact known as the Shadow Core, you will embark on a...

At a Glance: Process Games

32d ago ... [b]Process Games[/b] is a small studio out of Norway comprised of industry fellows who joined together to enter a competition and stayed together to finish development of their first game afterwards. With a goal to create games they enjoy playing themselves, the team is about to release their first title and is already at work on their second. [b]Agents vs Villain[/b] is already an award-wi...

Booooo

32d ago ... [b]From Valenka[/b] Step into the shoes – or rather, the ectoplasm – of a peaceful ghost residing inside a haunted mansion, thriving in the cold and dark environments and enjoying the solitude. In a moment, the mansion doors open to a few human dwellers and the ghost learns that his quiet home is now a hotel and in contrast to its needs, the home-invading humans start turning on the lights a...

At a Glance: Compulsion Games

33d ago ... [b]Compulsion Games[/b] makes games that exude creativity and puts the player into contact with interesting characters. Founded in 2009, the small team of developers are working on their second title, following the success of Contrast. http://compulsiongames.com/ [b]We Happy Few[/b] is on its last days on Kickstarter, looking to reach various stretch goals to improve the game's potential...
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