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Hand-Drawn Indie Game Gorogoa Gets A Beautiful New Trailer

Hand-Drawn Indie Game Gorogoa Gets A Beautiful New Trailer Jason Roberts’ game Gorogoa has been teasing players with the promise of its trippy visual puzzles for almost five years now.With a new reveal trailer and a planned release for spring of 2017, the wait it almost over.

UnDungeon Takes A Jackhammer To Late 90s Role-Playing Games

UnDungeon Takes A Jackhammer To Late 90s Role-Playing Games Viktor Khliupko, one of the game’s designers, told me it was the long and somewhat archaic dialogue from these games, as well as their felxible role-playing system, that he wanted UnDungeon to emulate.“The ability to complete the game several times with a new character, quest, key events, and ending are much more important than endless columns of characteristics and statistics,” Khliupko said.

Welcome To The Spooky-Ass Park Information Center

Welcome To The Spooky-Ass Park Information Center Unforeseen Incidents is an adventure game being worked on by a small team in Germany.As is a must for 2D adventure games, it has some very nice art.

Draymond Green Video Game Is About Basketball, But Also Kicking Dicks

Draymond Green Video Game Is About Basketball, But Also Kicking Dicks Welcome to Draymond Green’s Shut Up And Slam Jam Karate Basketball, a basketball game where you must score, but also kick dudes in the figs.As you can tell by the clip below, this is not a proper sports game, so don’t expect a ton of features or anything fancy.

A Very Pretty Cyberpunk Video Game

A Very Pretty Cyberpunk Video Game We wrote about The Last Night back in 2014, when it was a very small but good-looking cyberpunk game.Now, in 2017, it’s back, and is looking incredible.

The Unassuming Composer Behind Night In The Woods' Soundtrack

The Unassuming Composer Behind Night In The Woods' Soundtrack The designer and composer behind a number of other games, including Aquaria and I’m O.I asked Holowka what his work space was like and he offered the above picture of his apartment in Winnipeg, Canada.

She Remembered Caterpillars Is Perfectly Precious

She Remembered Caterpillars Is Perfectly Precious In a world filled with information overload and digital noise from every direction, She Remembered Caterpillars is a tranquil puzzle game that will test your brainpower while still soothing the soul.What’s especially interesting about She Remembered Caterpillars’ puzzles is the way they combine space and logic in such a simple way.

The Tiniest Alien Invaders In Video Games

The Tiniest Alien Invaders In Video Games Here’s Nanospace, a new title up on Steam Greenlight.It’s a game about alien nanomites and chemistry, and looks a lot cooler than the setting suggests.

A Musical Indie Game Starring A Teen With A Cosmic Guitar

A Musical Indie Game Starring A Teen With A Cosmic Guitar “I wasn’t a great math student,” he said, delightfully pointing out The Artful Escape ’s space whale and “suborbital jellyfish.In the game, Galvatron’s doodles, visualized as enormous, shimmering creatures, challenge protagonist Francis Vendetti to jam with them, a sort of Simon-Says rhythm game that produces harmonies fitting an ‘80s rock anthem.

Seven Cool Games From PAX East To Watch Out For

Seven Cool Games From PAX East To Watch Out For At last weekend’s PAX East, Kotaku’s Patricia Hernandez and I had the chance to check out a ton of games in various stages of development.Pastel hack-and-slash games were so popular that, at times, it was difficult to differentiate between them.

Apple launches permanent App Store section to showcase indie games

Apple launches permanent App Store section to showcase indie games The curated section will receive consistent updates, and act as both a beacon for new and unique indie games, as well as best-of lists similar to Apple’s Editor’s Choice lists.All of the highlighted games will be hand-picked by the team that has spotlighted worthwhile games, both free and paid, since the App Store launched in 2008.

Narita Boy Is A Cyberpunk Game Inspired By TV Scanlines

Narita Boy Is A Cyberpunk Game Inspired By TV Scanlines “He-man action figures were my favorite toys and Double Dragon was my first game on an arcade machine,” said Fornieles.“The strange magic transmitted by the analogic films of the 80s with their astonishing visuals, synth music and stories full of innocence and imagination are a key part of Narita Boy,” he said.

PC Building Simulator Is Much Less Nerve-Wracking Than The Real Thing

PC Building Simulator Is Much Less Nerve-Wracking Than The Real Thing Last week Kotaku’s Nathan Grayson told us about PC Building Simulator, an indie game in which the nightmare of putting together a gaming PC follows us into the virtual world.This week I played the demo release, and it’s not nearly as difficult as it is in real life.

Three Indie Games Are Vying To Out-Smash Smash Bros.

Three Indie Games Are Vying To Out-Smash Smash Bros. 18 years after Super Smash Bros’ initial release, a slew of indie games are challenging its dominance of the platform fighting genre.In that way, these indie platform fighters are more populist than Smash.