Have you ever wonder what would happen if old school Castlevania and an Iron Maiden album cover had a child? Well, look no further than Slain!, a new hardcore platformer from Wolf Brew Games that sees you hacking your way through fiery pits, boneyards and plenty of gnarly looking monsters,…
After their success with their tough as nails roguelike, Risk of Rain, the team over at Hopoo Games have just announced their new game, titled Deadbolt. In this stealth action hybrid, you take control of a skull faced reaper of souls, tasked with following the orders of a talking fireplace…
Deciding the winner of Best Indie was a tough one, seeing as there has been a fair number of great indies released this year. There’s been the beautiful Ori and the Blind Forest, the addicting Rocket League and the engaging Her Story, to name but a few of the many…
Now, I wonder what the premise of this game could be? Announced at PSX 2015 and by new studio No Goblin, 100ft Robot Golf is a game where the title needs no explaining. You play as a 100ft robot, playing golf across cities, the Moon and various other ridiculous locales.…
XCOM’s revival in 2012 served as a welcome return, as well as a great introduction to the genre of tactical RPGs. With XCOM 2 on the way in 2016, I’m sure many are chomping at the keyboard for their next dosage of turn-based squad combat. While it may be a…
You never want to stumble into a gunfight not fully prepared, especially one full of cultists and rifle wielding demons. In order to make some final tweaks and last minute fixes, Hard West has been pushed back by two weeks from its initial November 4th release, to now come out…
The Wild West is a setting that gets dipped into every now and then by developers. You have your Guns, your Call of Juarez: Gunslingers and your Red Dead Redemptions. Now, Gambitious is showing the world an occult Wild West, filled with gunslingers, demons and cannibals in their new turn…
With it being initially targeted at an October release date, the developers over at Red Hook Games have revealed that the full version of Darkest Dungeon will release on PC on the 19th of January next year. Detailed in an update over on their Kickstarter page, the team were already…
There aren’t enough fungal protagonists in games. Besides Toad, who’s only had one solo adventure to his name, fungi don’t get much love as potential main characters in games. Untame’s Mushroom 11 hopes to redress the balance, casting you as a replicating green fungal growth, who must go on a…
The platformer/RPG hybrid is fast becoming another staple franchise on the indie checklist, with Lab Zero's Indivisble leading the charge for this new melding of genres. Red Cloak Games' Wanderer is ready to join that fledgling list, by offering up an episodic tale where a band of survivors try to…
If you are a fan of spectacle fighters and technological samurai, The Game Bakers' upcoming beat 'em up Furi might just be the game for you. Originally conceived by lead designer Emeric Thoa as a game that is one long, intense boss fight, Furi is a spectacle fighter that is…
On the anniversary of the day Marty McFly travelled to the far flung time of 2015, the Delorean is coming to Rocket League as a playable battle car. According to Jeremy Dunham from Psyonix, getting the Delorean in Rocket League was ' one of the few “Holy Grails” we had…
After their successful Kickstarter campaign in January of this year, Weappy Studio has released the first gameplay trailer of their police themed strategy game, This Is The Police. In This Is The Police, you play Jack Boyd, a haggard police chief trying to keep the peace in the city of…
In partnership with 505 Games, Lab Zero have launched the crowdfunding campaign for Indivisible, their new action RPG inspired by classics from each genre like Valkyrie Profile and Super Metroid. In Indivisible, you play Ajna, a young woman who after a devastating attack on her rural village, receives the power…
We've all bought a Humble Bundle at one point or another, we've seen that we can get a decent amount of indie games to clog up our Steam accounts for as little as a penny, it's a good system and has proven rather successful to the people at Humble. So…
The boss rush genre has become a starting point for many indies now, allowing studios to focus on tightly designed moments of awe, rather than creating a long adventure which can sag and dip throughout. Does Thunder Lotus’ Nordic quest to appease the Gods result in a tale that bards…
Take up your axe and be ready to slay giants as Jotun releases on Steam today. In Jotun, you take up the mantle of Thora, a Norse warrior who must prove her worth to the gods after dying an ignominious death, by vanquishing the 5 jotuns and earning her place…
Coming back from EGX and experiencing the indie offers at the show, I could not shake a creeping suspicion I’ve had about the indie space for a long time. For all your The Wall Shall Stands and your Giant Cops, there were 2 zombie survival shooters with crafting and roguelike…
Saturday marked the final day at EGX 2015 for VGU and it certainly was a packed schedule. A look at a couple of new indie titles as well as Ubisoft's two big heavy hitters, The Division and Assassin's Creed: Syndicate. Queues were still massive and will no doubt be even…
Today was my first on the show floor down at EGX 2015 in Birmingham, with there being a massive range of games to demo and see played within the halls of the NEC. I mostly got to play indies today, as the line for the big names were up to…
As the Dozer rumbles towards Aztec City, it brings with it yet another post-apocalyptic RPG with permadeath, roguelike elements and procedural generation. Is Skyshine’s Bedlam yet another cookie cutter indie to throw in the nuclear landfill or is this journey to the Promised Land worth taking? Story is not the…