All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘indie games’

‘Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition’ Announced

Almost one year ago, Guacamelee! hit PlayStation consoles. The game recieved praise for its side-scrolling open-world action beat ’em up gameplay and an unforgiving difficulty curve. Since that time the game has gone on to sell well on PC too and was even featured in a recent Humble Bundle. Now Drinkbox Studios is expanding the reach of Guacamelee! even more …

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NASA, Kerbal Space Program Want You To Stop Virtual Asteroids

Kerbal Space Program is one of the most fascinating PC games of the last few years. It’s a hardcore space exploration simulator that has players building rockets to send little green men into space. It’s incredibly challenging, and it takes most players dozens of hours before they build anything that can even escape the atmosphere. With a game like that, …

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‘Fez’ Coming to PlayStation Consoles in March

It’s another week and Sony is once again announcing the release date for an indie game that is coming to the PlayStation 4. This time the game is one of the most-talked about indie games of the past two years. Fez is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita on March 25. Fez, is the 2D/3D platformer that …

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Puzzle Game Pavilion Previewed For PlayStation 4

As seen in the near-weekly announcements from Sony, indie games appear to have a new home in the PlayStation 4. Dozens of new indie games will be making their way to Sony’s new console this year, and a few of them will probably be free through PS Plus as well. Today Visiontrick Media took to the PlayStation Blog to preview …

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‘The Swapper’ Coming to PlayStation Platforms in May

Last year indie game studio Facepalm Games released The Swapper for PC. The title is a stylish puzzle game with some interesting/disturbing story elements linked to its core gameplay mechanic of using clones to solve puzzles. The Swapper was highly praised by critics and now console gamers will get a chance to see what the hype was about. Today Curve …

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‘Daylight’ Coming to PS4, PC on April 8

Leave it to the indie market to pick up the slack from larger publishers. The Amnesia series has proven that the survival horror genre is not dead, spawning a new trend with games such as Outlast and Slender. Zombie Studios today announced that the next entry into the non-combat survival horror genre is set to scare gamers this spring. Daylight …

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‘Year Walk’ is Coming to Steam on March 6

One year ago an Swedish indie game developer named Simogo released an iOS mobile title called Year Walk. The odd, horror-ish game was unlike almost any other mobile game at the time, combining first person exploration, puzzle solving, and a bit of surrealism. The game went on to be a small cult hit among indie game fans, and now Simogo …

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Goat Simulator Is Now A Reality Thanks To The Internet

Last month, Coffee Stain Studios, makers of Sanctum and Sanctum 2, shared a short alpha gameplay video of an experiment they called Goat Simulator. Quite frankly, it was one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen. The Internet agreed and demanded that it be turned into a real game. We can be thankful that developers tend to listen to the …

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Here Are A Bunch Of Games Coming To The Wii U And 3DS In 2014

Nintendo is in a bit of a pickle. The Wii U isn’t selling at all, and the 3DS’ explosive momentum might slow down in 2014. One of the major problems affecting both consoles are their lack of third party support and that doesn’t look to change this year. Despite not having the kind of third party support that Sony and …

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Sony Bringing Four Games To Vita As Part Of Play 2014 Promotion

For the past few years, Sony has promoted upcoming PlayStation titles through Play – a four-week long promotion that encourages players to buy upcoming titles in exchange for refunds. PlayStation Plus members generally receive a gracious discount on top of that as well. While these promotions generally take place during the summer, Sony is starting early this year with a …

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‘Octodad: Dadliest Catch’ Coming to PC on January 30th

Indie developer Young Horses today announced that Octodad: Dadliest Catch will be coming to PC and Mac on January 30. The game will be available through Steam, GOG, and the new Humble Store. Dadliest Catch is the sequel to the original Octodad, released in 2010. Like the original, players will have to deal with the daily life of a family …

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This Week’s Nintendo Download Is Unepic

The Nintendo Download is here again to give Wii U and 3DS owners a smattering of interactive entertainment to keep them busy for a few days. Unfortunately, there’s not a lot to choose from this week, but what’s there should provide gamers with some quality entertainment. Nintendo announced this morning that the Wii U eShop is only getting one major …

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