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The Cycle of Life and Death in 'Out There' is a Peaceful Distraction

I'm enjoying a surprisingly chill experience, despite dying a lot in Mi-Clos' adventure roguelike.
Danielle Riendeau
4.18.19
Objects in Space

'Objects in Space' Knows the Future Sucks, But Makes the Best of It

The final frontier may not be the most exciting place. But that's ok.
Danielle Riendeau
3.5.19
Postscript

‘Art Sqool’ Is a Game About Following Your Passion in an Exploitative World

Wait, shit, is this a scam?
Cameron Kunzelman
2.8.19
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It's Art for Art's Sake on Waypoint Radio This Week

Toward a culture of creative independence, not indie culture.
11.16.18
Postscript

Kitty Horrorshow's Latest Is a Horror Game For Our Scary Political Moment

Kitty Horrorshow's 'Castle Wormclot' evokes a massive, unknowable political machine.
Cameron Kunzelman
11.9.18
indie games

Mecha Dating, Angry Geese, Pretty Jumps: Three Games That Looked Rad at PAX

In-between stops at the bar, 'Star Renegades,' 'Gris,' and 'Untitled Goose Game' caught my eye.
Patrick Klepek
9.5.18
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Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aimé on Accessibility, What's Next, and, Uh, Waluigi

Even with the strength of the Switch, E3 left a lot of questions about Nintendo's future. Thankfully, Reggie offers us some answers.
Austin Walker
6.27.18
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Games Like 'Sky Rogue' Let Me Indulge in My Arcade Nostalgia

Bold, bright, and smartly designed, the best arcade games offered a simplicity I've missed for years.
Austin Walker
5.23.18
Asemblance: Oversight

Memory Is a Mystery in this Conspiracy-Driven Sci-Fi Puzzler

The sequel to 2016's minor stream phenomenon 'Asemblance' is everything that game was and more, with wild imagery and even wilder puzzles.
Danielle Riendeau
5.17.18
unionization

Stability, Support, and Safety: Small Game Studios Need Unions Too

Most of the discussion around games and labor focuses on AAA developers. But indie game developers could also benefit from the added stability and workplace protections offered by organizing.
Dante Douglas
5.3.18
HORROR

'Paratopic' Turned My Nightmares into a PS1-Era Horror Game

'Paratopic' is an indie horror game that looks like it came out on a corrupted (or maybe possessed) Playstation 1.
Danielle Riendeau
4.5.18
Review

'Minit' Is a Speedy Triumph, Where The Goal Is Simple: Live, Die, Repeat

'Minit' is a quirky Zelda-like you play in 60-second chunks.
Danielle Riendeau
4.3.18
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