IndieSider #61: CRYPTARK by Alientrap
July 5th, 2017
CRYPTARK is a 2D sci-fi roguelike twin-stick shooter in which players pilot mechs charged with salvaging alien technology from derelict spaceships. …
IndieSider #60: Old Man's Journey by Broken Rules
June 21st, 2017
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 …
IndieSider #59: Kona by Parabole
April 19th, 2017
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 …
IndieSider #58: Future Unfolding by Spaces of Play
April 5th, 2017
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 …
IndieSider #57: Open Sorcery by Abigail Corfman
March 22nd, 2017
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 …
IndieSider #56: Circles by Jeroen Wimmers
March 8th, 2017
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 …
IndieSider #55: Warlock's Tower by Whippering
February 22nd, 2017
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 …
IndieSider #54: Induction by Bryan Gale
February 8th, 2017
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 …
IndieSider #53: Owlboy with Jonathan Geer
December 21st, 2016
Owlboy is a 2D adventure-platformer — a Metroidvania — developed by D-Pad Studio and recently released for Windows. Otus, the main character, is the …
IndieSider #52: Beholder by Warm Lamp Games
November 2nd, 2016
Beholder puts you in charge of an apartment building in a totalitarian state. As a public servant, you are tasked to spy on your tenants and report …
IndieSider #51: Pankapu by Too Kind Studio
October 5th, 2016
When dreams become nightmares, Pankapu charges to the rescue in this family-friendly platformer.
IndieSider #50: Four Sided Fantasy by Ludo Land
September 21st, 2016
Logan Fieth discusses his puzzle-platformer that bends the edges of your television's reality.
IndieSider #49: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain by Tin Man Games
September 7th, 2016
Tin Man Games brings Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone's original 1982 Fighting Fantasy novel to life.
IndieSider #48: Lifeless Planet by Stage 2 Studios
August 17th, 2016
David Board of Stage 2 Studios breathes new life into the PS4 port of Lifeless Planet.
IndieSider: Stage of Development by Russ Pitts
August 15th, 2016
Russ Pitts is crowdfunding a video documentary series about Chicago's indie game developers. Here's why.
IndieSider #47: Chime Sharp by Ste Curran
August 3rd, 2016
An Xbox 360 musical puzzler returns for a new generation
IndieSider #46: Perchang by Perchang
July 6th, 2016
Marble Madness meetings Lemmings on iOS
IndieSider #45: Lumo by Triple Eh?
June 15th, 2016
An isometric puzzle-platformer in the style of Solstice & Equinox
IndieSider #44: Life Goes On: Done to Death by Infinite Monkeys Entertainment
June 1st, 2016
When knights die, they do so in service to the next to take up the sword.
IndieSider #43: Kathy Rain by Clifftop Games
May 18th, 2016
A real-world point-and-click detective adventure with mature themes
IndieSider #42: Epistory by Fishing Cactus
May 4th, 2016
A narrative adventure where battles are resolved through typing
IndieSider #41: Gravity Goose by Duck Duck Games
April 6th, 2016
Duck Duck ANTIGRAVITY
IndieSider #40: The Flame in the Flood by The Molasses Flood
March 16th, 2016
Six Irrational Games alumni banded together to create an Oregon Trail roguelike.
IndieSider #39: Plangman by Ehren von Lehe
March 2nd, 2016
A puzzle-platformer inspired by Hangman and the Apple II
IndieSider #38: Ellipsis by Salmi Games
February 11th, 2016
“Ellipsis” means something omitted; what’s missing from Salmi Games’ debut title?
IndieSider #37: Momoka by Felwig Games
February 3rd, 2016
A Super Mario Galaxy-inspired platformer for Apple TV
IndieSider #36: Lumino City by State of Play Games
January 20th, 2016
It's real—Lumino City is a physical set hand-built and digitized for the game.
IndieSider #35: Girls Like Robots by Popcannibal
December 2nd, 2015
One of Steam Greenlight's first games makes it Wii U debut.
IndieSider #34: Dangerous Dave with Dren McDonald
November 18th, 2015
The return of an Apple II classic
IndieSider #33: Emily Is Away by Kyle Seeley
November 4th, 2015
IndieSider #32: Mushroom 11 by Untame Games
October 21st, 2015
What a fungi.
IndieSider #31: Super Happy Fun Block by Ethan Benanav
October 7th, 2015
A chromatic puzzler for iOS
IndieSider #30: Master Spy by TURBOGUN
September 16th, 2015
Infiltrate enemy headquarters in this modern update to Elevator Action and Impossible Mission.
IndieSider #29: PAC-MAN 256 by 3 Sprockets
September 2nd, 2015
Wait… How is Pac-Man indie??
IndieSider #28: Gathering Sky by A Stranger Gravity
August 19th, 2015
Take flight in this peaceful avian expedition.
IndieSider #27: High Strangeness with Ben Shostak
August 5th, 2015
The first Kickstarter game makes its Wii U debut
IndieSider #26: Leadlight Gamma by Wade Clarke
July 15th, 2015
Is there still a market for text adventures? Apparently!
IndieSider #25: Adventures of Pip by Tic Toc Games
July 1st, 2015
Featuring guest host Sabriel Mastin!
IndieSider #24: Puzzledrome by Asinine Games
June 17th, 2015
The puzzle game for fans of symmetry and wordplay.
IndieSider #23: Catlateral Damage by Chris Chung
June 3rd, 2015
Being a cat is hard work. No, seriously.
IndieSider #22: Luna's Wandering Stars by Serenity Forge
May 20th, 2015
A puzzle game with philosophical implications
IndieSider #21: Dyscourse by Owlchemy Labs
April 15th, 2015
Lost as a graphical choose-your-own-adventure
IndieSider #20: Sunless Sea by Failbetter Games
April 1st, 2015
The sequel to Fallen London
IndieSider #19: Shelter 2 by Might and Delight
March 18th, 2015
Keep your cubs alive—there is no greater imperative.
IndieSider: BostonFIG with Fiona Cherbak
March 4th, 2015
On the founding of the Boston Festival of Indie Games
IndieSider #18: To Be or Not To Be by Tin Man Games
February 18th, 2015
Shakespeare's Hamlet, reimagined as a choose-your-own-adventure novel
IndieSider #17: Fight the Dragon with Seon Rozenblum
February 4th, 2015
As you get stronger, the dragon awaits.
IndieSider #16: Cubot by Nicolas Pierre-Loti-Viaud
January 21st, 2015
So many cubes — so few moves
IndieSider #15: Never Alone with Grant Roberts
January 7th, 2015
Experience the Iñupiaq culture.
IndieSider: Indie Games of the Year
December 31st, 2014
Emma, Matt, Ken & Sabriel pick their top games of 2014.
IndieSider #14: Framed by Loveshack Entertainment
December 17th, 2014
Connect the comic book panels to solve the murder.
IndieSider #13: This War of Mine by 11 bit studios
December 3rd, 2014
Not all those affected by war are soldiers.
IndieSider #12: A Bird Story by Freebird Games
November 19th, 2014
If you liked To the Moon, A Bird Story comes next.
IndieSider #11: Qbqbqb by Rezoner
November 5th, 2014
A new spin on color-matching puzzle games
IndieSider #10: Shadowgate by Zojoi
October 29th, 2014
An interview with Karl Roelofs on reimagining his classic point-and-click adventure
IndieSider #9: Spirits of Spring by Minority Media
October 15th, 2014
A game that tackles bullying head-on
IndieSider #8: Super Win the Game by Minor Key Games
October 1st, 2014
Remember Clash at Demonhead? It's like that. Only better.
IndieSider #7: Rex Rocket by Castle Pixel
September 17th, 2014
An 8-bit, 2D Metroidvania… IN SPAAAACE
IndieSider #6: Max Gentlemen by The Men Who Wear Many Hats
September 3rd, 2014
From the creators of Oregon Trail comes a game inspired by spam
IndieSider #5: The Counting Kingdom by Little Worlds Interactive
August 20th, 2014
Math can be fun!… No, really!
IndieSider #4: Road Not Taken by Spry Fox
August 6th, 2014
A match-three puzzler that makes all the difference
IndieSider #3: The Nightmare Cooperative by Lucky Frame
July 30th, 2014
Move in parallel through this roguelike dungeon crawler.
IndieSider #2: Breakers Yard by Dan Dujnic of Protophant
July 16th, 2014
A twin-stick shooter with iterative design
IndieSider #1: Gone by Logan Harrington
July 2nd, 2014
A walk through depression, anxiety, and PTSD