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Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) – PC [Online Game Code]

buy now $14.99 Experience the epic journey of Nuna and fox as they search for the source of an eternal blizzard that threatens the survival of everything they have ever known. Never Alone is an atmospheric puzzle platformer developed in collaboration with the Inupiat, an Alaska Native people, drawn from a traditional story that has been shared across the generations. …

Screenshot Saturday Highlights – May 27th, 2017

Medieval thievery. Battles among cosmic ruins. Zero-G horror. The games in this collection of highlights span myriad genres, settings, and forms of gameplay. Deep Sky DerelictsSnowhound Games | PC | 2018Set among the decaying remains of spaceships, you combat the horrors within in Deep Sky Derelicts. The title combines a gritty drawn aesthetic. deck building, turn-based battles, and party customization …

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Gamasutra: Adam Saltsman’s Blog – Collaborative Planning at Finji

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company.   I’m the director and co-founder of a mom-and-pop indie game studio called Finji (Overland, Night in the Woods), and today I am attempting to record the process we …

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Bosslady Blog: Be Seeing You

In her final GDC Bosslady blog, our long-time general manager Meggan Scavio makes an announcement around, well, why this is her final GDC Bosslady blog. My first Game Developers Conference was in 2000. We were in the San Jose Convention Center and I was in operations/logistics. The operations team assigns most first-timers to the role of Conference Associate liaison. So …

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Space Blaster (Bailter Ray) [Download]

buy now $0.00 Bailter Ray is a retro style (side scrolling) sci-fi platform shooter. Inspired by games such as Turrican, Megamen and Abuse. Take control of marooned Astro-Explorer, Captain Phoenix Valentine as you’re compelled to explore, jump and ray-gun to survive the dangerous attacks of an alien planet’s inhabitants. In order to get home, Phoenix needs to retrieve his space …

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Groundhog Day meets Shakespeare in Elsinore

Videogame libraries can fill the shelves of actual archives with rows of colorful spines; they’re so voluminous it’s easy to forget that videogames have touched on only a fraction of possible subjects–at least, beyond the usually soporific genre of “edutainment.” Shakespeare is one of them. The Bard’s plays have been subject to many interpretations over the centuries, from postmodernist regietheatre, …

Traitor Nightly Balances Playing A Game While Conducting An Interview

Traitor Nightly has you juggling a few different tasks. You play as an interviewer questioning the Grandmaster of a game called ‘Traitor’, playing the game with them as you try to get truthful answers. However, depending on how well you do, you may find your subject altering their answers, forcing you to find a balance between playing well and finding …

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Ghoul Kid [Download]

buy now $0.00 A mysterious old house lies at the end of the lane. No one knows when or why it was abandoned, only that it’s been there since before the suburban housing development 5 years ago. Anyone unfortunate enough to cross its threshold is never seen again, leading to more than a bit of neighborhood gossip. A few brave …

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Gamasutra: Simon Carless’s Blog – Video Game Deep Cuts: That Slime Prey’s Card Thief

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company.   [Video Game Deep Cuts is a weekly newsletter from curator/video game industry veteran Simon Carless, rounding up the best longread & standout articles & videos about games, every weekend. This week’s …