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The Textorcist review: There’s a new type of Bullet Hell in town

The Textorcist is an extremely tough but rewarding Bullet Hell that's slightly on the frustrating side. The Textorcist is kind of a unique concept - it's a Bullet Hell typing game, combined with a healthy dose of humor and just the right amount of frustration. In case the term “Bullet Hell...

Tower Princess lets you take a princess on the most dangerous of dates

We all know that if your date doesn't involve deadly traps, huge slime monsters, and dragons - it's not a real date. Luckily, Tower Princess is an action platformer, roguelite, souls-like, dating simulator, that has all of those elements and more, so you can finally have that perfect date. Tower Princess is an indie...

Sparklite is a cute Zelda-inspired “approachable roguelike”

Sparklite
Neat pixel art, classic Zelda gameplay and bold themes are just a few of the elements that get me excited for a new indie game, and from the moment I saw the Sparklite teaser trailer, I knew it was one of those games. Sparklite is a steampunk roguelite inspired by The Legend of Zelda:...

Unruly Heroes review: Well, at least it’s pretty

Unruly Heroes review
Unruly Heroes’ visuals are truly stunning, but the platforming, combat, and story lack any real depth. I wanted to like Unruly Heroes; I really did. I love the art style, the character sprites, the animations - basically, the whole visual side of the game looks pretty darn impressive. Sadly, everything else never measures up...

The Textorcist is a bullet hell where you need to dodge while typing in Latin

The Textorcist
The Textorcist is a bullet hell typing game. That's write! Ahh... right. Not only do you need to dodge dozens of incoming projectiles with pin-point accuracy, but you also need to type in an incantation to exorcise the demon shooting them at you; at the same time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpMTzOCk2qU You...

The Blind Prophet, a mature, hand-drawn adventure game, is now on Kickstarter

The Blind Prophet
The Blind Prophet is a point-and-click adventure game set in a "tragically blunt and mature universe." This description alone, plus the comic art style, was enough to catch my attention, and I'm glad it did. The game is developed by Ars Goetia Games, a one-man studio led by Baptiste Miny with the help of...

Lunark is a cinematic 2D platformer that channels Flashback, Another World

Lunark
If Prince of Persia, Another World, Flashback or Captain Claw are some of your favorite retro games, you should really keep an eye out on, or even back, Lunark - a cinematic 2D platformer on a new Kickstarter campaign. Solo indie dev Johan Vinet develops this ambitious game. Vinet has contributed to previous successful...

Atomic Heart gameplay video shows 10 minutes of Russian System Shock

Atomic Heartvideo
Remember Atomic Heart, that weird "BioShock, but in the Soviet Union" game we first learned about mid-2018? Well, indie developer Mudfish has finally released a proper gameplay video, showing it in action. The video is 10 minutes long and shows a glimpse of the open world before our protagonist, a chain-smoking KGB officer, gets...

Nintendo highlights a bunch of new indie games coming to the Switch

Nintendo has released a new video, full of "turn-based, role-playing and platforming action." More specifically - indie action. Check it out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8eRT4HVT1U The first game on the list is Wargroove, a new indie turn-based strategy game by Chucklefish. In Wargroove, up to four players wage war on lovely pixelated...

FutureGrind review: The good kind of grinding

FutureGrind
With a sharp neon aesthetic, it flips but doesn't flop. FutureGrind has all the makings of a classic arcade game wrapped in pretty low-poly graphics. FutureGrind is the latest game by indie developer Milkbag Games. Everything you need to know is all in the name - it's the future, you ride bikes and grind...

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