Tags : Indie Games

Spiritfarer’s Complicated Relationship with Materialism

Firstly, A Great Management Sim It’s been a few months now since the release of Thunderlotus’ excellent Spiritfarer on all major platforms. In a year full of bombastic releases across the medium, whether it be Doom Eternal’s demon-slaying shenanigans or The Last of Us: Part 2’s revenge tale or even more updates for the numerous […]Read More

Game Review: Bugsnax

Released: November 2020 Rated: E10+ (Animated Blood, Crude Humour, Fantasy Violence, Suggestive Themes) Humble indie team Young Horses were not likely expecting to be the talk of the town after Sony’s initial unveiling of the PlayStation 5. After all, this was the world’s first taste of the next-generation gaming system, defined by a bucketload of marketing […]Read More

Game Review: Spelunky 2

Released: September 2020 Rating: T (Violence, Blood, Simulated Gambling) The sequel to the cult-classic platform game, Spelunky, came out a couple of weeks ago (aptly titled Spelunky 2) and there are a lot of good things to say about it. Familiar, But Better Almost every new feature expands on what made the original so beloved, […]Read More

The Cat Lady: How Games About Mental Health Should Be

*PLEASE NOTE: This article contains subject matter such as suicide and depression that may be triggering. If you are suffering, please seek help from a professional.* *This article also contains spoilers for the entire game* Mental health. Dealing with mental health. Helping friends with mental health. The term ‘mental health’ gets thrown around quite a […]Read More

The Newfound Relevance of Presentable Liberty

*THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MINOR SPOILERS FOR PRESENTABLE LIBERTY* Picture this: the world as you know it has been turned on its head by a mysterious pandemic. You have no choice but stay in your room and play video games to pass the time, waiting for a message from a friend or an update from those […]Read More