Indie Archive

  • With the rising number of visuals novels appearing on Steam and Steam Greenlight, are the stereotypes of "otaku basement dwellers" breaking, and is the genre of visual novels alienating a wider gamer audience in favour of those who fulfill the stereotypes? 2

    Invitation To The Coronation of Alienation

    With the rising number of visuals novels appearing on Steam and Steam Greenlight, are the stereotypes of "otaku basement dwellers" breaking, and is the genre of visual novels alienating a wider gamer audience in favour of those who fulfill the stereotypes?

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  • Elliot looks into why gamers are elitist against the big boys of the gaming industry, do publishers like EA deserve more credit? 0

    Is It “Cool” To Hate The Big Gaming Companies?

    Elliot looks into why gamers are elitist against the big boys of the gaming industry, do publishers like EA deserve more credit?

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  • With hundreds of titles getting released everyday, are we seeing a takeover from the Indie developers when it comes to quality in gaming? 0

    The Rise of the Indie Games!

    With hundreds of titles getting released everyday, are we seeing a takeover from the Indie developers when it comes to quality in gaming?

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  • Ruaidhri rocks up in China with a hankering for some monochrome and some violence, will Rain Blood Chronicles: Mirage quench his first? or will it just cut him in half and tea-bag his hairy face? 0

    Rain Blood Chronicles: Mirage – PC Review

    Ruaidhri rocks up in China with a hankering for some monochrome and some violence, will Rain Blood Chronicles: Mirage quench his first? or will it just cut him in half and tea-bag his hairy face?

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  • Dave get's marooned on a desert island with no idea where he is or what to do. With puzzles a'plenty and a creepy atmosphere, should Montague's Mount be your new indie puzzle obsession? 0

    Montague’s Mount – PC Review

    Dave get's marooned on a desert island with no idea where he is or what to do. With puzzles a'plenty and a creepy atmosphere, should Montague's Mount be your new indie puzzle obsession?

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  • Ruaidhri puts a cat on his head and picks up a crowbar to see how many levels deep he can go in Legend of Dungeon; the new indie roguelike Steam game. 0

    5 Reasons Legend of Dungeon Should be Your Next Indie Obsession

    Ruaidhri puts a cat on his head and picks up a crowbar to see how many levels deep he can go in Legend of Dungeon; the new indie roguelike Steam game.

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  • Dave takes a look at Roguelike sci-fi game FTL. Is it worth going back to or are the frustrations too much? 0

    Late to the Party: Faster Than Light (FTL)

    Dave takes a look at Roguelike sci-fi game FTL. Is it worth going back to or are the frustrations too much?

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  • Matt takes a look at indie games, where they're going and where they've come from, is the bubble going to burst or is this indie fad sticking around? 0

    Indie Games: Here to stay?

    Matt takes a look at indie games, where they're going and where they've come from, is the bubble going to burst or is this indie fad sticking around?

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  • Ruaidhri goes back to the indie staple of zombies and tries to mow them down with bullets in this German PC indie release, Splatter. 0

    Splatter – PC Review

    Ruaidhri goes back to the indie staple of zombies and tries to mow them down with bullets in this German PC indie release, Splatter.

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  • Jon reviews Papers, Please - a truly unique indie PC game available on Steam. 0

    Papers, Please – PC Review

    Jon reviews Papers, Please - a truly unique indie PC game available on Steam.

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  • Ruaidhri takes on some armed apes in Gun Monkeys, does the game show signs of evolution or is it just smashing bones and howling at the sky? 0

    Gun Monkeys – PC Review

    Ruaidhri takes on some armed apes in Gun Monkeys, does the game show signs of evolution or is it just smashing bones and howling at the sky?

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  • Have you ever wanted to throw an old school, vertical scrolling shooter into a blender with a 90's platform game? Have you ever imagined having an epic battle with a thunder cloud? If you answered yes to any of the above then Electro Bobble may well be the game of your dreams... and if not; you might just find yourself having a damn good time anyway. 12

    Electro Bobble – PC Review

    Have you ever wanted to throw an old school, vertical scrolling shooter into a blender with a 90's platform game? Have you ever imagined having an epic battle with a thunder cloud? If you answered yes to any of the above then Electro Bobble may well be the game of your dreams... and if not; you might just find yourself having a damn good time anyway.

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  • Ruadihri straps himself in for a hell of a nostalgia ride with PC indie joy, Evoland. Part Action RPG and part history book, Evoland is a great mix of all of the best bits of RPGs and a nice digital document of gaming's past. 0

    Evoland – PC Review

    Ruadihri straps himself in for a hell of a nostalgia ride with PC indie joy, Evoland. Part Action RPG and part history book, Evoland is a great mix of all of the best bits of RPGs and a nice digital document of gaming's past.

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  • Martin tackles an indie squad based shooter with a twist, does the developers risk pay off? 0

    Signal Ops – PC review

    Martin tackles an indie squad based shooter with a twist, does the developers risk pay off?

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  • Ruaidhri tackles a brutally hard but amazingly fun RPG from Kerberos Productions; Sword of the Stars: The Pit. 4

    Sword of the Stars: The Pit – PC Review

    Ruaidhri tackles a brutally hard but amazingly fun RPG from Kerberos Productions; Sword of the Stars: The Pit.

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  • Ruaidhri looks at this Swedish indie game from Monogames and tries to work out why a rabbit needs a trampoline and if this game is any good. 0

    Bouncy! – iPhone/iPad Review

    Ruaidhri looks at this Swedish indie game from Monogames and tries to work out why a rabbit needs a trampoline and if this game is any good.

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  • Ruaidhri comes to terms with his cold dead heart and discusses why it's harder for him to feel emotions with games as opposed to film or TV. 4

    From Pixels to Emotion: The Search for Feelings in Games

    Ruaidhri comes to terms with his cold dead heart and discusses why it's harder for him to feel emotions with games as opposed to film or TV.

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