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'Clustertruck' Is a Physics Nightmare That’s Hilarious and Fun to Play

Jumping from one truck doesn't sound like a recipe for comedy, but 'Clustertruck' manages to be a smart, interesting platformer that'll have you laughing the whole time, too.
Patrick Klepek
9.30.16
Gaming

The Making of Indie Puzzle Game ‘Hue’, Part II

When I last met the makers of this great little game, they were 70 percent happy with it. On the eve of its release, are they 100 percent satisfied?
Mike Diver
8.24.16
Gaming

‘Yooka-Laylee’ Wants to Reward the Curiosity of Gamers Old and New

Massive, colourful open worlds stretch out before you, showing that while this is indebted to the past, it's a very modern gaming experience.
Mike Diver
8.19.16
Gaming

How Indie Games ‘The Company of Myself’ and ‘Fixation’ Promote Seeking Professional Help for Mental Health

We speak to developer Eli Piilonen about using games to show people struggling with mental health that they're not alone.
Joe Donnelly
8.15.16
Gaming

The Makers of ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’ Reflect on Happiness and Horrors

The Chinese Room founders Jessica Curry and Dan Pinchbeck look back, a year later, at what their multi-award-winning game taught them for the future.
Lewis Gordon and Mike Diver
8.12.16
Gaming

'The Fall' Is One of Gaming's Most Overlooked Sci-Fi Stories

There's a teaser trailer for a sequel to 'The Fall', and it's a fantastic opportunity to catch a game you probably missed.
Patrick Klepek
8.5.16
Gaming

I Can’t Keep ‘Headlander’ Out of My Mind at the Moment

The stylish sci-fi game is scratching a metroidvania itch that I never knew I had.
Mike Diver
8.2.16
Gaming

‘Abzû’ Is the Stress-Free Video Game Our Frantic Lives Need Right Now

Giant Squid's diving simulator does little that's truly original, but its art and music combine for the most wonderful escape from reality.
Mike Diver
8.2.16
Gaming

Does This Game Look Too Good To Be the Work of Just One Person?

Lost Soul Aside is a slick hack-and-slash game that mixes Final Fantasy looks with Devil May Cry action – and it's all the work of one guy.
Mike Diver
8.1.16
Gaming

Robin Hunicke Wants to Change Video Games, But She Can’t Do It Alone

The Funomena co-founder and Journey producer explains how traditional labelling is out-dated, and why we need to highlight genuine innovation.
Mike Diver
7.27.16
Gaming

Don’t Bin Your Xbox One’s Kinect Before You’ve Played ‘FRU’

Microsoft's peripheral that nobody asked for is as good as dead – just in time for its killer app to emerge.
Ian Stokes
7.20.16
Gaming

Why ‘Furi’ Is the First Essential PlayStation Plus ‘Free’ Game Since ‘Rocket League’

PS Plus gets criticised for a lack of triple-A games, but those complaining are missing the point. It's best seen as a home for indie gems like this one.
Richard Wakeling
7.15.16
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