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Indie Party Crasher Simulator Game Announced For PC And 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"[...]

Brittany's 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 & 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

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

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'

[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

[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'

[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'

[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'

[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'

[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[...]

Getting All Metroidvania With 'Dead Cells' In Early Access

Dead Cells just came out today on Early Access for Steam, and while we normally don't review a lot of titles before they come out, we decided to stroll through this one because it gave us great memories of Metroid and Castlevania. Plus, Motion Twin did a cool job making the game so why not […]

How Will History Remember You? Review And Giveaway of 'Expeditions: Viking'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Expeditions: Viking is a historically-themed RPG that starts you off as the leader of a bunch of Viking in the early 8th Century. You're playing at a point in time before the Vikings really started spreading out by using the sea and riverways of Europe, but they currently still reside in what is […]

Kova, The Side-Scrolling Action RPG, Needs Your Help

It's an all or nothing campaign, so it's only getting made if they make their goal by next Wednesday.The project is a throwback, as many indie projects are It's been made in the style of Metroid or Castlevania but with a more modern, sci-fi flare. Kova's campaign teases a free playable demo, but only for backers[...]

Mighty Monster Mayhem Is Exactly What You Think It Is

In terms of VR games, well, what could be more fun than playing as a giant monster and wrecking a city? Pretty much, nothing. And that's what Rank 17 is banking on with their release of Mighty Monster Mayhem. It may not look the prettiest, but this is definitely a wish fulfillment title. "Renowned for your […]

'TumbleSeed' Gets A New Trailer And A Release Date

Today, the game's website released a brand new trailer letting us know the indie darling will be out on the Switch, PS4 and PC on May 2 Way sooner than we thought we might be seeing it As someone who played the arcade game, I'm excited to try this one out when it finally arrives[...]

Even Jump-Scare Games Need Some Depth As We Learn From 'Roots Of Insanity'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] I'm down for a good jump-scare game when they're done right—it's a nice adrenaline rush that gets addictive after a while, and all you're doing is giving your mind a shock. But when they're done poorly, the shock wears off quickly and you're left looking at a game that relied more on the […]

Educational Or Slightly Boring? We Travel Down 'The Great Whale Road'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Educational games are a necessity, I don't care who you are or what you believe in for education. You can trick kids into learning by making it a game, and you'd be surprised how well that stuff sticks around. I still remember international flags from Carmen Sandiego, and I first learned what fording […]

Crime, Racism, Swearing & The '80s Are What You Find In 'Beat Cop'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nostalgia is a funny thing. We like to look back on the good 'ol days with a fondness, but we tend to iron out all the bad shit. I recently remembered walking down the halls of my former junior high school for some reason and remembered those days were pretty awesome, until I […]