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Shadow Service #2 Review: One of Vaults Best Titles

Shadow Service #2 Review: One of Vault's Best Titles

The first issue of Vault Comics' Shadow Service left off with the lead character in a tricky situation. Does this second issue resolve the cliffhanger in a way that keeps the stakes high? Shadow Service #1 was a good start to this series that kept the reader at arm's length from the leader character Gina, offering […]

Cyberpunk RPG Keylockers New Trailer Shows Off Classes

Cyberpunk RPG Keylocker's New Trailer Shows Off Classes

There may be a hotly-anticipated cyberpunk-centric adventure coming this November, but Moonana's turn-based cyberpunk RPG Keylocker may very well hold you over until November rolls around. The game now has a new trailer out that showcases four of the game's playable character classes to give you an idea of what to expect from the title […]

First Trailer &#038 Poster for the Sundance Hit The Forty-Year-Old Version

First Trailer & Poster for the Sundance Hit The Forty-Year-Old Version

There were a lot of awesome movies picked up and screened at Sundance this year before the entire world shut down. Some of them have released like Shirley and Palm Springs, some of them are Missing In Action [where the hell is Promising Young Woman], and one of them was The Forty-Year-Old Version. There were a lot […]

Black Mask is Back: Devil Within &#038 Survival Fetish Release Next Week

Black Mask is Back: Devil Within & Survival Fetish Release Next Week

The indie powerhouse publisher that delivered such subversive series as We Can Never Go Home and Kim & Kim has been back at it recently with some new major announcements this month As the comics industry returns to a state of.. somewhat normalcy (though, in this industry, what really is "normal" anyway?), Black Mask Studios has begun to[...]

Cult of Ikarus A Coming-of-Age Dark Fantasy Launches at Scout

Cult of Ikarus, A Coming-of-Age Dark Fantasy, Launches at Scout

2020 saw Scout Comics expand their roster by naming Charlie Stickney as Co-Publisher on the heels of the success of his comic White Ash, as well as rolling out a slew of interesting and dynamic new series with the sci-fi thriller Concrete Jungle, the fantasy revenge series By the Horns, and another volume of Metalshark Bro, the funniest comic […]

Sheldon Allen Pens a Love Letter to Miami in Concrete Jungle at Scout

Sheldon Allen Pens a Love Letter to Miami in Concrete Jungle at Scout

Scout Comics has spotlighted their upcoming title Concrete Jungle, slated for an October shelf date, with their latest press release. The series, which reimagines Miami in the mid-1980s as a city ruled by crime as well as robots, aliens, and mutants. Concrete Jungle pairs Spider-Man Unlimited writer Sheldon Allen with DCeased: Unkillables artist Karl Mostert, along with colorist Warnia Sahadewa and […]

The Adventures of Byron #1 Review: For Fans of Rockos Modern Life

The Adventures of Byron #1 Review: For Fans of Rocko's Modern Life

With a professional letterer, a role that has gone under-appreciated much to the disservice of the indie comics such a person could save, and a stern editor, this could be an all-ages comic that parents would enjoy reading with their kids. The Adventures of Byron is a new all-ages one-shot from Scout Comics, who has[...]

Metalshark Bro Volume 2 #1 Review: Funniest Comic on Stands

Metalshark Bro Volume 2 #1 Review: Funniest Comic on Stands

Metalshark Bro is everything that Adult Swim in its prime wishes it was. It's a gory, hilarious, action-packed, energetic comic stylized like a cartoon, without the dark cynicism that so much animation for adults has. The first volume took a shark who just wanted to do standard shark things and introduces him to Satan's nephew, […]

Party Crasher Simulator Officially Announced For PC &#038 Switch

Party Crasher Simulator Officially Announced For PC & Switch

Indie game developer and publisher Glob Games Studio have announced their plans to launch their upcoming game, Party Crasher Simulator, on PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, and, according to their announcement, "most likely, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X[...]". Party Crasher Simulator is slated for a release on July 1st of 2021.[caption id="attachment_1231595" align="aligncenter"[...]

Brittanys Most Anticipated Games of 2020: 12 Minutes

Brittany's Most Anticipated Games of 2020: 12 Minutes

12 Minutes is a unique, time-looping adventure that looks like one of the most exciting prospects of 2020. It's a surreal "time-resetting" anomaly that finds you dying over and over again as you work to get to the bottom of why your wife has suddenly been accused of murder. You're in the middle of dinner, […]

Developer Friend &#038 Foe Reveals Screenshots and Trailer for Vane

Developer Friend & Foe Reveals Screenshots and Trailer for Vane

This week at the Kinda Funny Games Showcase, indie Japanese developer Friend & Foe revealed new screenshots and a trailer for Vane The game is going to be a PS4 exclusive title and it was revealed we would be seeing it released on January 15th, 2019 This game looks pretty amazing with the art design and[...]

Indie Space Shoot Em Up Rigid Force Alpha Will Launch Later This Month

Indie Space Shoot 'Em Up 'Rigid Force Alpha' Will Launch Later This Month

The game is a classic SHMUP action game from indie studio com8com1, which is made up of former ANNO, Might and Magic Heroes, and Golden Sun devs So they do know what they're doing when it comes to making immersive genre games.The intent behind Rigid Force Alpha is to try and recapture the feel of classic shoot'em up games[...]


Nintendo Highlights New Indie Titles With Nintendo x Indies Trailer

Nintendo Highlights New Indie Titles With "Nintendo x Indies" Trailer

Stepping back from the indie games argument with Xbox and PS4, Nintendo is making a strong effort to start making indie titles feel welcome on the Nintendo Switch The company will be creating a new division that they're calling "Nindies", but the finer details of what that section will entail are unknown at this point[...]

Exploiting More Of The Cosmos: We Review Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition

Exploiting More Of The Cosmos: We Review 'Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Back in December, we got this awesome turn-based strategy game called Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander for Steam that was both awesome and hilarious. That game felt like a mesh of a dozen different sci-fi games and properties I've loved over the years as it took a stern look at space being just as […]

Whatever I Spellcast What I Want: We Review Fictorum

Whatever! I Spellcast What I Want!: We Review Fictorum

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] For a while, Fictorum looked like it might be one of the best magic-using games to be produced. After dozens of gifs were sent out during their Kickstarter campaign to show off how the game worked and what awesome power you could have, Scraping Bottom Games got their funding and have finally released […]

Drowning In A River Of Enemies: We Review Solstice Chronicles: MIA

Drowning In A River Of Enemies: We Review 'Solstice Chronicles: MIA'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Red Solstice was an interesting game when Ironward released it back in 2015. Many were curious if we'd ever see a sequel, and we thought that might be happening when they announced Solstice Chronicles: MIA would be coming out via Nkido Games Inc. However, over time we learned that what it was […]

Space Combat Is As Simple As You Can Make It In Rocket Wars

Space Combat Is As Simple As You Can Make It In 'Rocket Wars'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Rocket Wars was a game released by Rooftop Panda while we were away at E3, but the game was fun and deserves a proper review, so today we're playing catch up. The game itself is pretty simple: this is a local co-op drop-down space fighter where 2-4 players can battle in a small […]

Finding New Adventures In A Classic Format: We Review Drifting Lands

Finding New Adventures In A Classic Format: We Review 'Drifting Lands'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] It's becoming increasingly difficult to find a side-scrolling shooter that doesn't feel like a tired version of games from the past. Whenever I see one, my heart slightly sinks because there's always that feeling that you're going to get exposed to the same tropes you've seen a dozen times over since the Atari […]

The Blind Leading The Not-So-Terrified: We Review Perception

The Blind Leading The Not-So-Terrified: We Review 'Perception'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] For the short time it's been talked about, Perception has kind of been the indie darling everyone is saying you need to try out What little we've seen of the game is intriguing and the concept is very different to what you see on the market now So we were stoked to get a[...]