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Despite appearances, Love is a game with a fair bit of history behind it. Created in Game Maker by Fred Wood, the

Richard & Alice

One of the best things about indie narrative games is that they’re able to explore subject matter that major releases


If there’s one thing indie developers seem to love in their puzzle games, it’s minimalism. Not hard to see why.


Coryoon is a ridiculously cute little game. Right at the title screen, the protagonist, a tiny dragon, whose gigantic eyes

Boogie Wings

Boogie Wings, known in Japan as The Great Ragtime Show, is one of Data East’s most obscure arcade titles. Too

Beneath a Steel Sky

Revolution Software was founded by Charles Cecil, Tony Warriner, David Sykes and Noirin Carmody in England in 1990 as a

Nightshade (NES)

The Nintendo Entertainment System is more revered for its fast-paced action games than investigative adventure yarns, the latter of which

Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon

Science fiction author Spider Robinson is the recipient of three Hugo awards, one Nebula, and the Robert A. Heinlein award

Dangerous High School Girls in Trouble!

Dangerous High School Girls in Trouble is a sort of RPG/board game/minigame collection hybrid. It’s hard to really nail down what


Making an addictive game is tricky, but Thomas Bowker seemed to figure out the formula with his first major release, LYNE.

Arabian Fight

Mention “Sega” and “beat-em-ups” in the same sentence, and most people will think of Streets of Rage, Golden Axe, or

Level 22: Gary’s Misadventures

Level 22 is a distinctively American game at first glance – it’s hard to believe that it was actually made in


Most fantasy games have a strict formula they follow. This goes double for classes and jobs, as no character is

Game Dev Tycoon

Back in 2012, a small gaming studio called Greenheart Games caught the attention of the gaming media through an unorthodox

Charlie Ninja

Charlie Ninja, developed by Mitchell Corp, is about two… well, ninjas, who work as bounty hunters bringing in criminal leaders of