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360 Degrees of Development: A Review of The Magic Circle

Not only on how you play the game, but how the public views game development.As for the story, you are a play-tester playing an unfinished game in "development hell".

In Hellion, The Only Ones That Can Hear You Scream Are Those Who May Betray You

Hellion is an upcoming space survival game where players wake up from cryo-sleep and must put their trust in one another to make it out alive.Airlocks and a few other modules on your ship and space stations are kept in permanent zero-G to ease transitions between environments.

New NES/Famicom game Kira Kira Star Night DX coming this July

Yes, you read that right: there's a new NES--or rather, a Famicom--game hitting the streets of Japan!Titled Kira Kira Star Night DX, the game is the sequel to an indie hit released back in 2013 (also released for the Famicom!

Absolver, an online action fighter, announced with trailer

From ex-Ubisoft developers comes Absolver, an online action fighting game where players will engage in intense martial arts and make choices based on trust.Slocap, a development team comprised of ex-Ubisoft employees, has announced their first project: Absolver, described as an Online Melee Action game.

Build Your Fantasy with Epic Tavern

Epic Tavern, the first management RPG (don’t tell Tapper), was announced yesterday on Kickstarter.Here's a peek at the game's development stream:  Developed by Hyperkinetic Studios LLC for Windows PC, Epic Tavern is a management, fantasy, RPG hybrid, where you take the role of the Tavernmaster -- the person running the tavern and everything else in the game.

Moon Hunters Coming to PS4 in July

The indie developing team behind Moon Hunters, Kitfox Games, began kickstarting about two years ago to make this launch to PS4 happen.Tanya Short, the design lead for Moon Hunters, took to PlayStation.

Niche: A Genetic Survival Game

There are dominant, recessive, and co-dominant genes, and new genes can even be unlocked and discovered.The variety of genes in the game allows for many different strategies to survive.

Pathway: the Upcoming Tactical RPG from Robotality

In their words, Pathway is “set in a 1930s pulp adventure scenario.” The game will follow a group of characters as they explore temples and seek artifacts of ancient civilizations on various levels.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Revealing Details Soon

And according to the countdown timer on their website, this new game will be revealed soon.Currently the only thing on the website, the timer says we have about 40 hours until the official announcement.

Rebel Galaxy 50% Off and Localized in 6 Languages on Steam

If you've been thinking about picking up Rebel Galaxy on Steam, now's a pretty good time.The action-packed space opera Rebel Galaxy from indie developer Double Damage Games has just been localized in six different languages and nabbed a 50% discount on Steam for players looking to try their hand at some space piracy.

Programmer Builds MOBA In DOOM's SnapMap Editor

Hell yes you would.Currently in beta, DOOMBA is the work of programmer Patrick Roeder, built entirely in DOOM's impressive-but-in-many-ways-lacking SnapMap custom map editor.

Dino Talk with Saurian Devs Urvogel Studios

Together, they make an open world dinosaur game thanks to Urvogel Studios.Many great games have been released thanks to Kickstarter, like Shenmue III, Superhot, and Star Citizen.

Watch out for Steam review bots out to skew review scores!

Two Reddit communities, Kotaku in Action and PC Master Race, have made note of bots on steam.This isn't that much of a problem as the bots don't appear capable of promoting themselves to be the top reviews.

Ellipsis Review - Minimalism at its finest

I say seemingly because after time you'll realize that this galaxy is many things but small.One of Ellipsis' greatest strengths is that its difficulty is organic.

Clewcat: An Indie Game Studio's Journey

Indie game developer Clewcat Games, founded in 2013, has released one game and has another in development.Nicolas Tian, of Clewcat games, has felt this way before.

Torment: Tides of Numenera Coming to Consoles

nXile Entertainment and Techland Publishing have announced that their science-fantasy cRPG Torment: Tides of Numenera will be released simultaneously on Playstation 4 and Xbox One in early 2017.Funded through a very successful Kickstarter campaign, the indie game was originally only slated for PC release.

Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche Review: The Myth, The Legend, The Living Joke

Then there are games like Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche, which started life as an April Fools joke.The impossibly complicated screenshot was nothing more than a joke, but nonetheless, people began clambering for a real version of Cat Girl Without Salad.

Lightspeed Frontier On Kickstarter Needs Your Help!

Lightspeed Frontier is a game on Kickstarter which is going to appear at PAX West 2016 in the indie megabooth from September 2nd to the 5th.Ahead of it's appearance during PAX West, the dev team have made a wonderful Kickstarter page to help get it funded.

Indie Platformer Owlboy Release Date Announced

According to D-Pad Studio's official website, Owlboy has been in development since 2007, and the studio has taken until now, nearly a decade later, to completely finish it.The game itself will focus on the story of Otus and his friends as they "explore a brand new world in the skies.

Indie Horror Game, Stay With Us, Released on Mobile and PC.

Indie game creator, Paulina Pabis -- who also worked on Eyes, The Horror Game -- has released a new game, titled Stay With Us.The player’s goal is to find out the what actually happened to her after all the other friends mysteriously vanish.