The tenth annual PAX East was held last month, and I was honored to host two panels of brilliant speakers. One, “The Art of Craft: Inspiring Game …
CRYPTARK is a 2D sci-fi roguelike twin-stick shooter in which players pilot mechs charged with salvaging alien technology from derelict spaceships. …
Old Man’s Journey is a 90-minute puzzle through the hero’s memories. After receiving a letter, he sets out on a journey across rolling landscapes …
Kona from Parabole is a first-person exploration game set in the cold northern reaches of Canada in the 1970s. A private investigator has been hired …
Future Unfolding is a top-down exploration game set in a pastoral world. Without direction or tutorial and with very little written text, the game …
Open Sorcery is a cyberpunk hypertext adventure. You play as BEL/S, a fire elemental who has been bound by C++ code to serve as a firewall. Your job is to scan the local environment and detect any other elementals or …
Circles is an abstract puzzle game for Mac and PC that uses only mouse control. Each level consists of circles that behave in different ways but all …
Warlock’s Tower is a 2D puzzle game with a retro Game Boy aesthetic. Tim the mailman must scale the wizard’s tower, but each step he takes costs him …
Induction is a time-bending puzzle game from Bryan Gale. A veteran of such AAA studios as Electronic Arts, Gale’s first indie game employs temporal …
Owlboy is a 2D adventure-platformer — a Metroidvania — developed by D-Pad Studio and recently released for Windows. Otus, the main character, is the …
Is it a coincidence that a game developed in Siberia is set in a totalitarian state?
When dreams become nightmares, Pankapu charges to the rescue in this family-friendly platformer.
Logan Fieth discusses his puzzle-platformer that bends the edges of your television's reality.
Tin Man Games brings Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone's original 1982 Fighting Fantasy novel to life.
David Board of Stage 2 Studios breathes new life into the PS4 port of Lifeless Planet.
Russ Pitts is crowdfunding a video documentary series about Chicago's indie game developers. Here's why.
An Xbox 360 musical puzzler returns for a new generation
Marble Madness meetings Lemmings on iOS
An isometric puzzle-platformer in the style of Solstice & Equinox
When knights die, they do so in service to the next to take up the sword.
A real-world point-and-click detective adventure with mature themes
A narrative adventure where battles are resolved through typing
Duck Duck ANTIGRAVITY
Six Irrational Games alumni banded together to create an Oregon Trail roguelike.
A puzzle-platformer inspired by Hangman and the Apple II
“Ellipsis” means something omitted; what’s missing from Salmi Games’ debut title?
A Super Mario Galaxy-inspired platformer for Apple TV
It's real—Lumino City is a physical set hand-built and digitized for the game.
One of Steam Greenlight's first games makes it Wii U debut.
The return of an Apple II classic
A chromatic puzzler for iOS
Infiltrate enemy headquarters in this modern update to Elevator Action and Impossible Mission.
Wait… How is Pac-Man indie??
Take flight in this peaceful avian expedition.
The first Kickstarter game makes its Wii U debut
Is there still a market for text adventures? Apparently!
Featuring guest host Sabriel Mastin!
The puzzle game for fans of symmetry and wordplay.
Being a cat is hard work. No, seriously.
A puzzle game with philosophical implications
Lost as a graphical choose-your-own-adventure
The sequel to Fallen London
Keep your cubs alive—there is no greater imperative.
On the founding of the Boston Festival of Indie Games
Shakespeare's Hamlet, reimagined as a choose-your-own-adventure novel
As you get stronger, the dragon awaits.
So many cubes — so few moves
Experience the Iñupiaq culture.
Emma, Matt, Ken & Sabriel pick their top games of 2014.
Connect the comic book panels to solve the murder.
Not all those affected by war are soldiers.
If you liked To the Moon, A Bird Story comes next.
A new spin on color-matching puzzle games
An interview with Karl Roelofs on reimagining his classic point-and-click adventure
A game that tackles bullying head-on
Remember Clash at Demonhead? It's like that. Only better.
An 8-bit, 2D Metroidvania… IN SPAAAACE
From the creators of Oregon Trail comes a game inspired by spam
Math can be fun!… No, really!
A match-three puzzler that makes all the difference
Move in parallel through this roguelike dungeon crawler.
A twin-stick shooter with iterative design
A walk through depression, anxiety, and PTSD