New indie games are releasing every day. And with a lot of them being Roguelikes or Roguelites, it’s good to understand the difference between the two. Games like Hades, Loop Hero, and Skul: The Hero Slayer are doing well in sales, and it’s easy to tell that people love them. Yet sometimes players get confused […]
Official announcement: PlayingIndies is officially working on an Indie Game themed magazine. PlayingIndies Magazine will be released in about four months and contain videogames released in 2020 or (releasing) in 2021. Why? So why would we do that? Why would we release a video game magazine in 2021? I am a subscriber to a few […]
Be warned this game will test your dexterity, patience, and wit. Each level has multiple solutions and it becomes easier or harder based on your own choices. The goal is simple – you control a geometrical shape and have unique abilities that you can use (or misuse) to complete each level. The game has multiple […]
Nodeshifter is a modern, roguelike arcade game that pits you against an invading horde of Kryptorians in the single most deadly offensive launched against the forces of humankind — through the computer! So get your power gloves out because you’ve been approved to pilot a state-of-the-art Nodeshifter digital vessel. Each Nodeshifter comes fully equipped with […]
Moonshades is a dungeon crawler role playing adventure game, to restore the immersive atmosphere and experience of the old-school RPG’s. Recall the fun of the genuine RPG games inspired by D&D – embedded in 3D surroundings with a deep, captivating story. Discover an enigmatic realm loaded with ancient magic and myths – grand legends are […]
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Ironlights is a VR dueling game with skillful, fluid melee combat. Parry, block, and strike down your opponents using a variety of physics-based weapons. Test your skills in multiplayer battles, or fight to the top of the league in the huge single-player campaign! SKILLFUL SWORDPLAYIronlights features dynamic back-and-forth swordplay thanks to a unique melee combat […]
Currently featuring a total of 20 different maps based on 5 settings (boy’s -, girl’s -, store-, office-, and bathroom) with contrasting battlefield sizes varying from small narrow maps to large open areas. Game Modes: A core aspect of the game are its four distinct playable game modes, including an auto battle bonus mini-game and […]
On may 3, 2020 – I had a great talk with Victor Burgos (Burgos Games) about their indie game Neko Ghost, Jump!
In this interview Victor answers fourteen questions about himself, Burgos Games and ofcourse, Neko Ghost, Jump!
Interview with lead developer of Kibou Entertainment about indie game Timothy and the tower of mu
Timothy and the Mysterious Forest is a mix of old-school Game Boy graphics, meta-narrative, stealth system and action combat with an high difficulty level. Elements from adventure/exploration games are mixed with puzzle and stealth: exploration, reading and keeping a slow pace is the best tactic.
Story The King was murdered.The assassins have not been found. And the threat of rebellion hangs over the land. With the succession thrown open and none of the three Royal Princes ready to take the throne, the King’s brother has assumed the Regency. Hoping to protect the nation and its people and help the rightful […]
El Presidente is back! Prove yourself once again as a feared dictator or peace-loving statesman on the island state of Tropico and shape the fate of your very own banana republic through four distinctive eras.
About eTableCon With the Corona Virus causing thousands of conventions to shut down, and many people are left trying to get refunds, on top of developers losing a lot of funds due to purchasing of large quantities for the conventions that have been shut down. eTC is one of the few online conventions, and it’s […]
Last week I wrote a “Best of #ScreenshotSaturday (August 17, 2019)” article for the first time. Just to see if it would be well received. It was and it exceeded the expectations I had. So here is part 2! I also did similar lists with other hashtags this week:– “Best of #IndieGame – August 19, […]
A very popular Twitter hashtag for game developers that use Unity is #MadeWithUnity. There are alternatives like #Unity2D for 2D games and #Unity3D for 3D games. But, this article only shows #MadeWithUnity. Projct AETHER: First contact This twin-stick shooter was also mentioned in my “Best of #IndieGame” i posted earlier this week. But this video […]
Every wednesday there is #IndieDevHour on Twitter. A nice moment to see some indie games that are being developed right now. Here are some of the best tweets i saw on august 22, 2019.
The post I did for #ScreenshotSaturday this week was well received, so because of that, we’ve decided to list up some more cool looking indie games game developers tweeted. Enjoy the list! Realm of Death With a whopping 39 tweets in 24 hours, there is no debate that Incineration Games tweet too much content. This […]
After following the #ScreenshotSaturday hashtag on Twitter for the past few years, i decided to bundle the best of a Screenshot Saturday on PlayingIndies. This is not a top 5, top 10, top 25. These are just the best screenshots i saw on Screenshot Saturday August 17, 2019.
Where the Bees Make Honey tells a story about reflecting on different moments from a childhood, which are played and experienced from an adult perspective. It’s a dreamy, ethereal, and thoughtfully crafted experience about nostalgia. The game is capturing that grace period in a childhood where playing dress up was larger than life and changed […]
Things are not what they seem at your new tech support specialist job. While resolving customer issues, you soon find yourself in the middle of a conspiracy. Will you side with your employer, join a rogue hacktivist group bent on destroying them, assist the police or stand alone?
Ever wanted to effortlessly paint beautiful landscapes where there are no mistakes and only happy accidents? FlowScape offers that with its built-in selection of trees, houses, forts, mountains, flowers, wild critters and so much more, all at your immediate disposal. It’s easy, just click and paint, and the results are breathtaking. FlowScape boasts hundreds of […]
While Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison earned her codename defusing bombs for the Global Defense Force, when evil transhumanist mastermind Dr. Jadus Heskel unleashes the members of his cybernetic cult onto the streets of Neo DC, she knows it’s time to start causing explosions instead of preventing them. Her quest to slay Heskel leaves a trail of […]
Cartoony, Funny, Simple, and a Blast to play! Dunderheads is a team based multiplayer third person shooter with vehicular combat. Customise your soldier’s look and talk with teammates and enemies through text to speech chat! Fly fighter and bomber planes, drive tanks and jeeps and fight alongside your friends in Dunderheads. Customise the look of […]
You and your team get together to storm the Area 51 military base and uncover the mysteries it holds. Find and release the captive aliens that are held at the base. You will unlock new and more effective classes and abilities as you level up and progress through the game. Fight against the military as […]
OVERVIEW 2v2 and 4v4 competitive strategy game Single-player and cooperative modes against bots of varying difficulties Global Servers: Compete against players from around the world 75+ unique fighters (towers), 7 legions and more to come, and Mastermind mode (randomized fighters) Matchmaking, reconnecting, anti-leaver/AFK/griefer detection, leaderboards, achievements, player profiles, and stat-tracking Balanced for competitive play with […]
Gorytale is a fast-paced adrenaline-rushed FPS shooter set in a peaceful and unaware of impending wrath candy land with tons of excessive violence. Gorytale features a cheesy story-line where players take on the role of an unnamed protagonist who wasn’t really the nicest guy while he was living. Unfortunately for him, his death sends him […]
STORY From the creators of the award-winning sci-fi game Out There… In the near future, a paradigm-shifting scientific discovery looms over the world, promising radical new technologies. The world’s superpowers realize they could have the power to destroy the global financial system, wipe out entire countries or even gain access to immortality. However, this discovery […]
Heist has always been a one sided game and you have always played it from either side, attempting to heist or fending off the bad guys. But what if both the sides were there to heist? Presenting ROGUE HEIST, there are no good or bad sides here; just two teams pitted against each other. ROGUE […]
‘Be a GOD’ Real-Time Battle Chess! Watch over and lead your favorite champions as they battle for the glory of Tinyverse. ABOUT TINYVERSE The Tinyverse is a small tiny universe hidden in the depths of an old antique shop called MINImax. In the Tinyverse, two realms constantly fight for its hegemony waiting for deity-like beings, […]
XERA: Survival is an action-focused looter-shooter, designed from the ground up as a multiplayer, open world PvPvE experience with a global gear stash you can access from any server. 2022: The era of AI has arrived. The world is in chaos after a prototype combat robot – banned by law and awaiting secure destruction by […]