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Indiewatch: Knock Knock - A Unique Psychological Horror

In order for a game to be covered on Indiewatch, it must fit into the following criteria: This week, we are taking a look at the psychological horror title, Knock Knock, developed and published by Russian developer Ice-Pick Lodge.Because Knock Knock's narrative and plot are both vague and nebulous, many people have their own theories about the game.

3 Indie Shooters with Amazingly Accurate Weapons

As such, shooters are some of my favorite games and have been since I was a kid.And today, shooters, particularly first-person shooters, are possibly the most popular game genre in the world.

Shovel Knight's Finally Getting the Spectre Knight Update

Beloved 16 bit platformer, Shovel Knight, will finally be getting its Specter of Torment update on PC on April 5th, with the update coming to other consoles at an undetermined time later this month.The expansion will also cover the origin of Specter Knight and how he came into that position.

5 Most Hilarious Indie Horror Games

In this list, we will be taking a lot at horror games that provide less of a scare, and more of a laugh, through a variety of reasons.While not exactly horror game in the normal sense, Zombie Society takes a fundamental aspect of the genre and transforms it into something different.

Twirlbound's Action Adventure Title Pine Gets Kickstarted

Indie developer Twirlbound's Kickstarter campaign for action adventure title Pine received full funding today.The campaign reached its $100,000 goal with just under two days to go before the campaign's end.

How Did Indie Developers Become the Kings of Survival Games?

In fact, the vast majority of survival games seem to come from independent developers.Well for one, most survival games have very few gigantic set-pieces.

Serious Sam is Back This Summer With Serious Sam's Bogus Detour

FPS legend Serious Sam makes a return this summer in Serious Sam's Bogus Detour, a top-down action shooter that will be available on Windows, Linux, and Steam OS.The game is being made by the developers of Hammerwatch, Crackshell and Croteam, who are also the creators of the Serious Sam franchise.

A Look Into the Dark and Brutal World of Hellpoint

We take a look at the demo to find what Cradle Games has in store for players.If you enjoy the Souls games, you will absolutely adore what Hellpoint has to offer.

OUTBUDDIES - A Metroidvania Classic in the Making

A Kickstarter campaign for the game just launched April 2nd, in hopes of financing the cost of the game's development up until release.Disclaimer: This article covers the demo of OUTBUDDIES and does not represent a complete or finished product.

Indiewatch: Din's Curse and Expansion Demon War - The Best ARPG You Never Heard of

The plot to Din's Curse isn't the primary focus of the game.If you like the gameplay of ARPG's, you are going to enjoy Din's Curse just as much.

Herald: An Interactive Period Drama -- A Brilliant Plot-Driven Title

And now, another title is bringing the genre back into the spotlight -- Herald: An Interactive Period Drama.Developed and published by Wispfire the game is split into a total of four books (episodes), with two currently available.

A Case for Modding: Why More Steam RPGs Need Workshops

While there have been some great mods from the Steam Workshop, we need more than just mods for RPGs like Skyrim.I (along with many others) would love to see Steam Workshop mods for Fallout 4, Dark Souls III, and The Witcher 3, for example.

Orion Releases New Game for Original Game Boy

It's been a long time since we've seen new software for the original Game Boy, which debuted in 1989." The game itself takes place in prison Bulor 24, where you must make your way through while avoiding the security cameras.

8 Best Indie Games for the PS Vita

So what are the best indie games still available for the portable PlayStation consoles?Severed is a beautifully designed game exclusively for the PS Vita which may be the game's only folly.

3 Reasons Why City Clickers is On Its Way To Being a Sim City Classic

Coming to an end on March 31, City Clickers ranked third place in a Game Jam where there was a submission of 157 games.The core mechanics of City Clickers are explained with one thorough, yet concise explanation at the very start of your adventure as Mayor.

Why The Sexy Brutale is a Masquerading Puzzle, Adventure Game You Should Be Playing

An adventure puzzle game, The Sexy Brutale is a zany title that has quickly made a name for itself.A wonderfully dark mystery, The Sexy Brutale takes players on unique and interesting adventure filled with intrigue and plenty of plot twists.

Indiewatch: Anodyne - A Masterweird Zelda-Esque Title

Welcome to Indiewatch, a series where every Friday, we take a look at a good, yet unknown, unappreciated, and overlooked indie title.In order for a game to be covered on Indiewatch, it must fit into the following criteria: This week we are taking a look at Anodyne.