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Five indie games to look forward to

With the great indie showcase that is EGX Rezzed fast approaching, I thought I’d share some of the upcoming games made by independent developers that are on my radar. The community is very alive, very active and has some very exciting concepts to reveal in the coming months. Shadowhand I first came across Shadowhand at EGX 2015, where the husband and wife team of Grey … Continue reading Five indie games to look forward to

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Question of the month: February 2017 edition

Welcome to the first instalment of our new monthly series, where we attempt to answer some of the questions that have been taxing the gaming community since it first picked up a controller. We’re battling it out with our friends and neighbours at the blogs below in order to find the ultimate response in 100 words or less – and we’re asking you to decide … Continue reading Question of the month: February 2017 edition

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Digital sunshine: Sunshine Blogger Award

In December last year, after too long an absence from both writing and WordPress, Ben and I took the difficult decision to leave our old home at 1001Up. We carefully put our consoles and controllers into a metaphorical-suitcase, closed the curtains and shut the door behind us for the last time, venturing out into the blogosphere to see what new adventures await us. Later Levels … Continue reading Digital sunshine: Sunshine Blogger Award

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Beautiful Desolation on Kickstarter

It’s been a while since I backed anything on Kickstarter. I used to be quite a fan of the crowdfunding platform, giving my support old adventure game sequels and new quirky-looking indie titles, but over time the quality of the campaigns dipped and I eventually stopped visiting. Although I’ve had a couple of stinkers, I’ve also received several good rewards as a result of my … Continue reading Beautiful Desolation on Kickstarter