35 Most Striking Indies from Summer’s Showcases

It was a safe bet this summer would be great for indies, but I was not prepared for the explosion June's kick-off week has turned out to be. Several hours-long shows delved exclusively into the independent realm while others were basically indie showcases in all but name. Even the most high-profile event of the week, … Continue reading 35 Most Striking Indies from Summer’s Showcases

Indies Hitting Big at the PC Gaming Show

The calm before the storm is turning into a frenzied roar as information begins to come out on the major summer gaming events. It's exciting and I am pumped. Too pumped to simply add an updated section to some of my earlier (but -- in my humble opinion -- fantastic) posts on indies to watch … Continue reading Indies Hitting Big at the PC Gaming Show

4 Genre-Defying Indies Coming to the Switch in 2019

Nintendo's Indie Highlight presentation was definitely looking to promote games with eye-catching blends of genre. Indies have always been about unique experiences, but I have never fought off a zombie with metal or played cards in a steam-punk fantasy world. However hard these games will be to explain, it's clear 2019 is going to be … Continue reading 4 Genre-Defying Indies Coming to the Switch in 2019

Are These Nintendo’s ‘Top 20’ Indie Games of All Time?

At the turn of the year, 'top' lists are impossible to avoid. Everyone has them for almost every category you can think of. There's the traditional best games of the year, and some more unusual choices, like Game Informers' top dorks of the year list. Now that we are headed into February, these lists have … Continue reading Are These Nintendo’s ‘Top 20’ Indie Games of All Time?

Inmost’s Developer Accomplishing ‘Dream’ by Releasing on Switch This Year

Inmost, a creepy adventure in pixel packaging, has been on my radar since last August and it looks like the developers, Hidden Layer Games, are ready to unveil it this year. They ecstatically took to Twitter today to express their excitement in the aftermath of Nintendo's Indie Highlights presentation. https://twitter.com/HLGteam/status/1088076739631288322 The second game to be … Continue reading Inmost’s Developer Accomplishing ‘Dream’ by Releasing on Switch This Year

Wargroove Finally Coming to Switch Next Week

Nintendo kicked off today's Indie Highlights presentation with Chucklefish's turn-based tactical game, Wargroove, releasing remarkably soon. The game will be available on February 1st which, for those of you who, like me, haven't quite adjusted to the year 2019, is next Friday. Chucklefish, indie developer and publisher best known for Stardew Valley, first announced the … Continue reading Wargroove Finally Coming to Switch Next Week