All posts by Elliott Mack

Blasphemous

While there’s nothing inherently negative about the terms ‘Souls-like’ or ‘Metroidvania’, you could hardly say that the indie scene had

Yoku’s Island Express

An open-world pinball-based platform Metroidvania. There is no way that this should have worked. And yet, Yoku’s Island Express is

Binding of Isaac, The

Edmund McMillen is arguably the quintessential indie developer. He began his career in 2001, releasing crude games on Newgrounds laden

Papers, Please

Papers, Please is many things. Papers, Please is one of the first games to come up in any discussion about

Evoland

Like so many great indie games, Evoland began life as a Game Jam project. Ludum Dare, a video game programming

Gunpoint

Gunpoint has one of the most satisfying origin stories that you will ever hear. Tom Francis was working as a

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