Posts tagged Indie game
#NRMPresents 'Among The Sleep.' Horror Through The Eyes Of A Child

Among the Sleep is an upcoming game that puts you in the role of a two-year-old child.  Recently launched on Kickstarter, it uses the amazing surreal nature of childhood imagination and dreams, alongside the helplessness of being at such an age to create an interesting premise for a horror adventure.

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'Lumino City' Game Uses Environments Made By Hand Out Of Paper and Cardboard

What's your favourite graphics style? Pixel art? Cel shaded? Photorealistic? How about paper and cardboard? Developed by Sate of Play Games, Lumino City is the sequel to Lume, and is created using papercraft, with the everything except the player characters being animated with actual motors which move the sets around.

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'A Hat In Time.' Indie Adventure Awaits Your Greenlight Approval

Developed by Danish dev Jonas Kærlev, also known as Mecha the Slag, A Hat In Time is a Banjo-Kazooie style 3D platformer with simple, crisp cel-shaded graphics and a focus on 'Collecting Lots Of Stuff.'  A game of solving various puzzles; presumably related to time-travel given the motif, the title currently resides on Steam's Greenlight service, awaiting crowd approval.

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Indie Game: The Movie. A videogame film worth watching to premiere at Sundance

Of the significant amount of buzz surrounding this year's Sundance Film Festival, this has definitely captured the hearts and minds of we nerds: a feature documentary about the pains of the 21st century independent artist that is the indie game designer.

Indie Game: The Movie Official Trailer from IndieGame: The Movie on Vimeo.

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An Interview With Vivec Entertainment

Horror not only remains relatively untapped within the videogame industry, the sheer scarcity of genuinely frightening horror games is quite alarming.

While the spine-tingling genre tropes remain one of the most popular cinematically – it seems we're treated to another 'Scariest Film Of [Insert Year Here]' movie every other week – there is just a handful of truly memorable, scary experiences on this side of the interactive spectrum. Of course, they're certainly there if you look for them, beneath the copycat military FPS clones and third-person space marine shooters - we're talking Doom, Call of Cthulu, Silent Hill, Resident Evil, Condemned, F.E.A.R, Amnesia – but nevertheless it's a sad state of affairs when one of the most visceral, unnerving and engaging genres still sits largely absent from store shelves.

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