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The latest game from George Batchelor offers a warm, daily mental health check-up.
It feels like Sony abandoned indies this generation, so hopefully this is a course correction for PS5.
From maps and rabbits to violent, carefree worms.
Get into the summer mood with some show floor demos.
This is just what 2020 needs.
Tune in to see some demos of upcoming indie games.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | What's holding back creators from making the heart-wrenching experiences they've always envisioned?
When one thinks "next-gen," they may not think of an adventure game first.
Backers can have a little demo, as a treat.
The second episode of our new podcast chronicles indie developer Samantha Kalman's journey into the games industry.
We're chatting with devs and picking up some contracts.
"We've come really far," says Stephanie Sheh, of Devil May Cry 5, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.
Don't expect a return to Possum Springs.
For developers One More Level, this first-person action game can only slow down so much.
The PS5 is quite different than past Sony consoles. But does that make it bad?
With over 740 games and a week left on sale, the bundle is far from losing steam.
The three day event has been pushed back, but there will be a new stream on Sunday.
Tune into the Guerrilla Collective for more information.
From A Link to the Past to Planescape: Torment, these are our favorite maps in video games.
With Double Fine now part of Xbox Game Studios, Boneloaf will carry on Gang Beasts itself.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Can Sony's PS5 game showcase announcement finally get us excited for the new systems?
The indie expo returns as a digital showcase.
Every game from today's soul-cleansing not-Nintendo Direct.
The indies will get their spotlight this summer, too.
Slow down and take a picture.
One year after its release, we make the case for this remarkable gothic horror game.
By only taking royalties on titles that earn over $1 million, Unreal could expand its base of indies.
Abs vs The Blood Queen is set to take Killer Queen from ten players down to one.
One controller doesn't have to mean playing alone.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Ratings board seems to be less responsive to complaints from people who know what they're talking about.
After a Steam sale in May, the traveling showcase is "going away for now."
We talk to the arcade owners battling to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
The digital event is teasing more platforms to come.
It's sort of like a bunch of tiny Nintendo Indie World videos all released at once.
Super Mario 3D World, Galaxy, Sunshine, and 64 are getting everyone's attention.
Dan Golding's goose-y Debussy interpretations have been released by a real classical music label.
Workplace mishaps reach the one place that hasn't been corrupted by capitalism… space!
Life, death, and mise en scene.
Latching on to this lovely little open-world puzzle game is easier than falling off a log.
Sometimes simplicity is all you need.
With panels on careers advice, how to get into games journalism, and more.
No one can stop the honk.
We talk to Sabotage Studio about its vision for Sea of Stars, and the nightmare of unveiling its dream project in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whether made available because of the coronavirus pandemic or not, here are some free games you can enjoy in the coming days.
From a winemaking sim to a kickball brawler, there's lots to play right now.
The studio behind No Man's Sky has a new game, and it's coming to most platforms.
It's not a Direct, but c'mon, you want to hear about these games too.
Independent developers and publishers are finding the best way forward after GDC is put on hold.
We talk to the prolific blockbuster video game actor about working on The Last of Us, that one scene with Norman Reedus, and more.
From tower defense games to resource management sims, these games capture the anxiety around the coronavirus outbreak.
The Enter the Gungeon spin-off makes a number of risky genre moves, but is better off for it.
GAME OF THE MONTH | It was a bit of a dry month in terms of standouts.
The boss fights of Bloodroots are the undisputed high point of the game.
Night School Studio's Oxenfree follow-up has a release date for Switch, and it's very soon.
Meditations on the theme of "repair" with robots, relationships, and more.
We look at whether and when the sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest will be making it onto the Switch.
We show you how to play online multiplayer on PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox and PS4, and everything else you'll need to know.
We'll show you all the ways you can get Iridium ore and bars for your farm as fast as possible.
From smartphones to tablets, these are the best games you can get on your iOS and Android devices. Now updated for 2020!
This quaint love story is finding a few new homes.
A rotating list of the best games on Steam may seem impossible on the surface, but against all odds, we've done it. Now updated for 2020!
It's 2002 all over again.
GAME OF THE MONTH | Kentucky Route Zero hits the end of the road.
We talk with Cardboard Computer about the episodic structure of Kentucky Route Zero, Act 5's finale, and more.
The Switch backend seems to be leaving some folks in the dark.
It's a cozy game about building communities.
Our always rotating list of the best games on Microsoft's console, and its premium partner the Xbox One X. Now updated for 2020!
Our rotating list of the best games on PlayStation 4, now updated again for 2020!
There's a lot of buzz about the finale of Kentucky Route Zero. Here's why you should be paying attention.
Our rotating list of the best games on Switch, now updated for the start of 2020!
Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition will also release in its entirety across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
He's also got a new original VN in the works.
Once again, I bring you only the best.
The best games of 2019, as picked by your friendly neighborhood Guides Writer.
We're back to talk about all the best games of 2019 in the final episode of the year!
We've shared our favorite games of the year, so now it's time to share yours!
From post-apocalyptic melodramatic deliveries to rude geese, these were our favorite games of 2019.
USG's Game of the Year is an RPG that's stuck in our collective Thought Cabinet.
The indie publisher is offering an out for those who want it.
Wattam is a delightful game about friendship, the world, and poop, from the mind behind Katamari.
From flight sim to train sim, these are the best games that probably slipped past your radar this year.
You'll have to wait a teensy bit longer this spring to play the new Ori.
Hope you're ready to get lost in some ruins, and then smushed.
Ben Judd is stepping back from the publisher he helped found, as well as his "other industry endeavors."
Thomas Happ answers our most pressing questions about today's announcement.
Tom Happ's been working on a follow-up to his Metroidvania for 4 years.
The Switch gets one last shot of indie news for 2019.
Takedown notices going out to small-scale devs on Itch.io.
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