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5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #1

Hello friends! I've recently become quite obsessed with playing indie games. I really wanted to talk to people about them, so I figured I might try starting a blog to share my experiences. By doing so, I hope to introduce people to some rea...

 
 
 
 

Winner: The Wearing of the Green

In a rare unanimous decision, the judging panel has chosen HandsomeBeast's Donkey Kong drunk on St. Ives passed out in an Alley as the winner of it's Wearing of the Green contest. Congratulations; your prize is in the mail.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Indie developer Nifflas Video interview

Hey guys, check out my 3 part interview I did with Nicklas Nygren also known as Nifflas , the guy behind the Knytt games , Saira , FiNCK and most recently Nightsky! First I would like to apologize , this interview is way over due, and its ...

 
 
 
 

Intoductuion to VVGtv

Vintage Video Games TV VVGtv is a site dedicated to Xbox Live games--whether it's XBLA or XBLIG, we have you covered with Reviews, News, and more. Find interactive video reviews from our very own grand commander Master Blud, or written r...

 
 
 
 

If Music Be the Food of Love, Press Start

It's April 29th, 2006. You, and about 20 of your friends are organised in the corner of a room just off a student union food court. Dozens of your student brethren are chewing down their lunch and gossiping about how stupid Nintendo was to ...

 
 
 
 

Fray: Screenshots from the GDC

Hey all, So last week was the GDC in San Francisco and we got to show the game to the press for the first time. The reactions have been overwhelmingly positive and we got really positive feedback on both our tech demo and the gameplay elem...

 
 
 
 

A bunch of interviews with indie developers

I haven't written here in a long time. I figured I may as well, since some people here seem to dig the whole indie game thing. Lately I've been interviewing independent videogame developers in a series called The Last and Final Word on a t...

 
 
 
 

Dwarf Fortress Diaries: The Land of Myth, Day 01

It was not my smartest decision. I had played Dwarf Fortress before, but all the promises of 'fun' had been dashed upon the rocks like a rose given as an insincere apology. Dwarf Fortress was not fun, but a confusing mess of micromanagement...

 
 
 
 

Techno Kitten Adventure

Do you like kittens? Do you like Adventures? Do you like WTF!? Then this is the game for you! I stumbled upon this game in the XBox Live Indie Game section and as soon as I saw a kitten with a Jetpack mounted on it with a bright and color...

 
 
 
 

New Memeber GET: Stitch Please

Destructoid Artisans wishes to welcome Andrea "Stitch Please" Purcell to it's hallowed halls, where the Valkyries bring the chosen and every night the craft supplies heal back to their original, uncrafted form ready to be used again in batt...

 
 
 
 

"Gamers" - A free to watch MMO documentary

Massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMOs) are notoriously known for destroying and sucking up lives as well as giving virtual freedom to those trapped in real life shells. May it be neglecting to shower and or falling in love...

 
 
 
 

Contestoid: The Wearing of the Green

Saint Patrick's day is fast approaching. Green beer, pride in Irish culture and getting pinched by that mean kid from second period for forgetting to wear a green shirt. Well the first two were cool. Regarding that last bit we've decided to...

 
 
 
 

Fray: Teaser Trailer

Hey all, We are happy to present our teaser trailer to the world. It presents the setting and mood of the game and doesn't represent the gameplay :D We had a lot of fun doing this and we hope you like it :) Enjoy!

 
 
 
 

Interview with Gnomic Studios

I interviewed Gnomic Studios on their first released game for Xbox Live called Square Off. If you haven't already played this game yet please make sure to pick it up since it is only one dollar! When was Gnomic Studios founded? Early in ...

 
 
 
 

New 8-bit Game To Be Released soon!!!

this is the new promo trailer for My new game, which is filled with nothing 8-bit goodness and is hard ass hell. for more details catch me on twitter or better yet, subscribe to the createocon studios site XD http://www.createocon.com

 
 
 
 

Epic 8-bit Art: SMB gives me Wood

As far as video game art and crafts go, I think wood is a totally under represented medium. The few pieces I do see tend to be heavily painted and don't allow the natural beauty of the wood to show through. Thankfully Aristomatic has got me...

 
 
 
 

Fray: Official Announcement

We are happy to announce that Brain Candy is pregnant with a beautiful baby game, Fray (its a boy!). He has been gestating in our womb for almost a year now, and is due to come out at the end of the year. He will be put up for adoption imm...

 
 
 
 

David Jaffe x Jim Sterling fanfiction + images

Daphaknee, a somewhat minor voice in the indie gaming community, or rather it'd be more appropriate to say she's just close friends with Auntie Pixelante which is what she's mostly known for, made this short fanfic on twitter: she got th...

 
 
 
 

Getting on the Hype-Cycle: Bastion

Sometimes you are fortunate enough to come across something that tickles you just right. You see a picture or hear a song that stimulates all those nerves and neurons associated with "stuff you like". Bastion is doing that for me right no...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Review: Figment

Figment Available for Xbox Live Indie Games Created by Tempula 80 MS Points Action Platforming is a genre that we as gamers know. It has existed since before the NES era and if you haven't played one yet, revoke your gamer card. Games ...

 
 
 
 

Mr. Robot is the Worst Game you could ever Love

Have you ever had a game that you thought was really, really bad? It frustrated you to no end: maybe the controls were bad, maybe the story sucked, or something else was wrong. Yet, you continued to play it and actually enjoyed it. You have...

 
 
 
 

Epic 8-bit Art: Live @ MAGfest Edition

The best part of the marketplaces at cons is meeting the artists involved in the craft. I pressed ganged my husband into taking some pictures. Most of the people pictured are the artisan themselves, but a few coped to just running the booth...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Xeo

I wish Warhammer 40K Inquisitor Martyr on console would catch up to I really wanna play that I enjoyed the base game, but the changes for sound so I thought it would have happened by now on PS4, but

 
 
JcDent

They needed a developer AND a publisher for this?

 
 
whybmonotacrab

Anyone watch Counterpart? Im up to ep 7 of season 1 and its Its like Fringe meets The Cold war between alternate dimensions with JK I definitely recommend!

 
 
Tohsaka

I streamed some SMM2 Audio for mes a bit quiet because I was facing away from the mic in another part of the room but it was a kind of impromptu deal and I wasnt expecting my stream to

 
 
hlarge4

Almost done with Metro 2033, but boy howdy doni have little motivation left to finish On the other hand, at the end of Wolfenstein New Order and it just keeps getting better everytime I play Next up, DMC V, wolfenstein 2 or finish Gears series

 
 
taterchimp

Pausing at the climax of the Golden Deer route to watch TI and grab a Had Brazilian Steakhouse for Its a change of pace for the month that life is pretty good right now

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Just watched Howard the And it sure wasnt That said weve watched a lot worse than it by this point, and honestly if it wasnt for the George Lucas connection it would be another throwaway 80s

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So I was taking care of my friends cat and dog and living at their They got home tonight, so now Im back at my The little taste of freedom was nice, and their talk about wanting to achieve their dreams makes me wanna do the same

 
 
Haklen57

Lauras voice is so on point for me that this is the second song/cover of hers I binge non-stop this

 
 
JuIc3

If youre going to drink Malibu, just shoot Dont waste your time mixing Might as well be drinking

 
 
triggerpigking

Just watched into the florpus! Its like Zim never left, its so With my tablet broke Im having to go back to traditional sketches for a bit which is gonna be hard to get used to

 
 
Malika chan

Enjoying a cool evening and a nice I have a good

 
 
Flanx

Respect the garlic, Where would we be without it?

 
 
Osc

Girls night out w/ ya boi Mucho But is

 
 
Tohsaka

Just a heads up, because apparently people havent seen this, but its not like Misako and Kyoko are new characters and all with River City That said, you should reeeeally look this 25-year-old title up before RCG releases next

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Vince Gilligan can do no wrong

 
 
bong264

Maybe one day GW will release new models for a faction that isnt the god damn

 
 
PatBateman17

Sorry Claude, I’m a Black Eagles

 
 
mullon

Dude, what if are video games are sapient, but not in a Wreck-It Ralph way but a Toy Story way?

 
 
Electric Reaper

How often do restaurant quesadillas have a one inch gap between the folded part of the tortilla?

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Moon Knight hype keeps on making me smile

 
 
TheBlondeBass

So I was preparing apples for a cake recipe, and I accidentally made the most perfect triangles without We live in Deus Ex

 
 
siddartha85

Took a break from games this week, but I can strongly recommend: Legion season 3, Mission Impossible: Fallout, and Blinded by the

 
 
Cyberpes

My promo for PES 2020 :) Do not judge strictly just starting) This is PES

 
 
Boxman214

Bit my lip during dinner last Bit it again in the same place at least once each day I ate a hot dog for lunch and bit that same spot Current status:

 
 
Electric Reaper

PAX West will be happening I really want to see more gameplay footage of

 
 
cockaroach

Any of you nerds check out the anime Cannon Busters on Netflix? Pretty damn Its a fun adventure-type anime, reminding me of some of the best parts of Dragon Ball, Outlaw Star, and Cowboy Bebop (sans yoko

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Really looking forward to when more people get to finally meet best character proper with Yakuza 4 Remaster in

 
 
Tohsaka

I still got some ideas

 
 
able to think

Been mentally all over the place with obsessive unpleasant My shrink gave me a Lexapro and my mom told me to smoke some weed to help sort my thoughts Well the pills are in the box for my night Now its time to take moms

 
 
JcDent

Just watched One Upon a Time in Hollywood and it fucking this directors trademark is underselling what happened in the movie so hard that SEC should investigate

 
 
Electric Reaper

David Koch, a corrupting billionaire, has

 
 
Riley1sCool

I gotta recommend Mega Man 8 Bit Good shit, and its free for Great boss fights, doesnt require you to have the original Skulltag or

 
 
Shinkz

So very Must be protected

 
 
taterchimp

Best dog toys ever

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Rocket League looks rather pretty when its not going at 10FPS on my last Also, that banner looks kinda

 
 
Lex

So, anyone interested in a key for Serial Cleaner? And by that I mean to play it not to sell the key on Wow thats one boring 500th post

 
 
Chris Moyse

Cheers Netherrealm, another winner:

 
 
medicamecanica

With all these shows getting announced for disney+ all Im thinking is how good itd be to just wait two years and then watch what interests me the most on a free trial or

 
 
dephoenix

At the start of the year I made a pledge to beat one game on every console I own and then I pretty much immediately forgot and the year is almost over and I have like 8 consoles to go and so now Im trying to figure out what the shortest games I own

 
 
Gajknight

Got a nice holiday coming Me and the family will be going to a water park and beach, then some historical abbey/gardens, then a nice cottage for the Then onto a castle and finally a country All for Should be fun!

 
 
Plissken

The forgotten <3

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

I finished the surprisingly good Van Helsing trilogy and started Steins Hopefully its as good as they

 
 
Vincentdante

Oh hi Mark!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

The Moon Knight TV show is something I cant wait for

 
 
Jetter Mars

My Big Ol Pony!