Indie Games Reviews 14 – 10/22/2021

Awe of Them by Food Without Taste—https://foodwithouttaste.itch.io/awe-of-them An interactive traversal of cosmic sacrificial ground architecture. Pure atmosphere of rust, darkness and concrete. Just like I enjoy my coffee. Bad Ben by Corpsepile – https://corpsepile.itch.io/bad-ben Exquisite constant tone switch from abstract horror, full-on domestic gore and hilarious bravado. This is mixed media aesthetic at its best. […]

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Indie Games Reviews 13 – 09/11/2021

Darkness Under My Bed by Desert Fox—https://store.steampowered.com/app/1527880/Darkness_Under_My_Bed/ I haven’t felt this close of being added to an FBI watch list in my life. DUMB explodes the formula of DUMB: Treasure and Game for Anna in a childish hellscape layered with complex puzzles and mysteries. This is a thoroughly and constant experience of horror, not terror—Everything […]

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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 08 – 07/02/2021

DeepNoise by CrimsongCat – https://crimsongcat.itch.io/deepnoise Atmospheric platformer where you explore a cryptic lo-poly limbo. Relaxing like a stroll through a mist of ash. Death Trips by Alberto Navarro – https://forameuss.itch.io/death-trips This is the official “Bambi Meets Godzilla” of video games. To say more would spoil the surprise. Cartridge 404 by Piotr Rycabel – https://majkel99.itch.io/cartridge-404 A […]

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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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