Indie Games That All Retro Fans Will Like

Indie Games That All Retro Fans Will Like

Feature by Katie Greene You don’t have to be a hippie or a kid looking to score a low-budget game to enjoy the work of individual developers. If you take a closer look, the library of indie games is packed with masterpieces that will impress both young and adult players, but today we’ll talk about the ones that will put retro games on the spot. Mostly designed in a 2D and/or pixelated environment, these games usually sport a scroll-side action or look a bit simple at first sight. However, they…

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Last Epoch

Last Epoch

  Interview with  Kyle Melberg Narrative Director Eleventh Hour Games by Peter Ward   Description Last Epoch is an online Action RPG that combines time travel, deep character customization, crafting, and an engrossing loot system that guarantees endless replayability. Drawing inspiration from dungeon crawling games of the past, Last Epoch aims to refine the genre for newcomers and veterans alike. Story Lost to the Void long ago, your world had ceded to its destruction. But now, you have found a way to save your world from this dark fate. Become…

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Ae’Ra Sunburn

Ae’Ra Sunburn

Interview with Zackarias Åkerman by Peter Ward Ae’Ra – Sunburn is a Top Down Action RPG set in a lush and vibrant fantasy world. A few of the game’s core features are co-op, exploring, crafting and a real-time modern combat system. The game will be released on Steam, PC, with a slight delayed launch for console. But check out the stretch goals, we aim to release it for console at launch! Please share and donate to help us realize this dream! Note: The Cultural also inclused Beta Access. A Dynamic Combat…

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QUEEN OF CORSAIRS

QUEEN OF CORSAIRS

Interview with Dominik Hoeke by Peter Ward Overview QUEEN OF CORSAIRS is an action filled rogue-like space arena shooter that lets players take on the role of a betrayed space pirate seeking revenge in intense, procedural space fights. Upgrade your ship from a procedurally generated tech tree that is different each time you play. Beat nine stages in a row, avoiding the perma death at all cost. Take revenge on Long John Sylver and destroy the Queen of Corsairs! History The development of QUEEN OF CORSAIRS was started in August 2016…

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Antigraviator

Antigraviator

Interview with Mike Coeck by Peter Ward Click here to support kickstarter Description Antigraviator is a futuristic racing game where you can pick up power globes to trigger traps on your opponent. History Early history Antigraviator was started as school project by four second year students of digital arts and entertainment at Howest in Kortrijk. After entering some competitions it was clear the game had some potential. So we decided to form a company and see where this game would take us. After that We are now into full-time development of…

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Sons of the Void

Sons of the Void

Click here to support the kickstarter What is the game about? Sons of the Void is a dungeon crawler where you control a three-member squad in order to explore, shoot, get juicy loot and save the universe from an imminent destruction. You are part of the Sons of the Void Society, a group of Void worshippers united by a leader, The Nomad, who is nothing else but a mere vassal of The Void, an ancient monolith with uncertain, but impressive powers. The Nomad will assign you missions across the universe,…

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The End Is Nahual: If I May Say So

The End Is Nahual: If I May Say So

Interview with Third World Productions by Peter Ward Click here to support the kickstarter Overview We are Third World Productions, a company, that use the power of creativity and hard work to make our projects, because even if our budget it is not the biggest that there is, our gam es will always be better than our circumstances. We have been working in this project for almost 5 years now, put it in all of the free time we got, and trying to make an unique experience in our comedy…

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EXO ONE

EXO ONE

Description EXO ONE is a momentum-based exoplanetary exploration game where you pilot an alien craft able to manipulate the laws of gravity. Follow the story of mankind’s first, ill-fated mission outside the solar system. History EXO ONE is being developed by Exbleative (AKA, Jay Weston). Jay started out as a game artist then game designer working on such games as Powerslide and Dirt Track Racing. Jay then teamed up with ex-Ratbag programmer Saxon Druce on Zombie Outbreak Simulator and Class 3 Outbreak before developing his own solo creation, Unknown Orbit….

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spaceBOUND

spaceBOUND

Description spaceBOUND  is a cooperative zero-gravity puzzle-platformer in which two astronauts, bound together by a tether that shares oxygen between them, must navigate dangerous obstacles and complete puzzles while exploring the asteroid upon which they crash landed. ​Explore, solve, and survive together. We are taking the puzzle-platformer genre and giving it a unique cooperative twist. In space. History The original prototype for spaceBOUND ‘Tether‘ was created and presented at the Indie Galactic Space Jam 2016. After four months of pre-production and planning full time work on spaceBOUND began in January 2017. Features A brutally…

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Graywalkers

Graywalkers

Interview with Russell Tomas by Peter Ward  Dreamlords Digital is a direct-to-digital development studio based out Las Vegas and Manila who specializes in game and gamified apps Though the company is relatively young with only less than 3 years in existence, it has members who have worked  on titles like: and worked on creative projects for companies like: But above all else, the group is composed of people who passionately and truly love making games, especially role-playing games. A Strategic Turn-based RPG with features inspired by XCom, Fallout, & Jagged…

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