Indie Games Reviews 12 – 09/01/2021

Alcudia by Dukebot – https://dukebot.itch.io/alcudia A unique pharmaceutical nightmare mixing Cronenberg (a little Brandon and a little David) with charming pixel art. I was really impressed by how different the style was from Dukebot previous title Blue Sunday while maintaining a similar sensibility. Burger and Frights by Donitz – https://donitz.itch.io/burger-frights A Bike-riding Groundhog Day in Hell […]

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Indie Games Reviews 10 – 08/11/2021

It’s Winter by ИЛЬЯМАЗО and sad3d – https://store.steampowered.com/app/1003360/___ITS_WINTER/ I recommend this game as merchandise more than an experience. 10$ to wallow in a miserable Unity scene representing Russian suburban winter. I can’t think of something more in sync with Mark Fisher’s work. Enclosed by Ateliér Duchů – https://atelier-duchu.itch.io/enclosed Escher-esque puzzle platformer with some strong eerie […]

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Indie Games Reviews 07 – 14/06/2021

Steam Backlog Back In 1995 by Throw the warped code out – https://store.steampowered.com/app/433380/Back_in_1995/ Back In 1995 was the precursor of that PS1-era horror revival but totally skipped on it. The initial charm didn’t have the same effect as if I had played it when it was released, but the experience of Back In 1995 goes […]

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Indie Games Reviews 06 – 27/05/2021

A Firm Handshake by Torfi – https://torfi.itch.io/a-firm-handshake I had one handshake since the beginning of the pandemic. It was incredibly weird, but not as funny as this game. The Body Monstrous by ribyrnes – https://ribyrnes.itch.io/the-body-monstrous Interesting take on the body horror genre through a mental health prism. The minimal visuals still convey an effective sense […]

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Hyperdeath Simulation

Hyperdeath – An arcade game from the third order of reality. Expect 12-25 minutes according to procedure. Available for free here: https://deathorgone.itch.io/hyperdeath Soundtrack available on Bandcamp. https://unregardfroid.bandcamp.com/ Simulation (Soundtrack for Hyperdeath) by Un Regard Froid Simulation is the final part of the trilogy initiated by Accélération (CCRU) and followed by Conspiration (Ligotti). This chapter is an interpretation […]

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