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5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #8

Hello friends! Welcome back to my freeware indie game series! This week's games are all rather short, but very fun. They're perfect for playing when you have an hour or two to spare. Also, just a heads up but I might not be doing another one of these for a while, because graduation is coming up in about two weeks. I'll be focused on finishing up my classes, preparing for graduation, trying to find a job and whatnot. It's all a little nerve-wracking. I don't really feel like I'm ready to be done with college yet. Hopefully all goes well. But in the meantime, here are five more games for you to play!

Here we go!

Ikachan by Daisuke 'Pixel' Amaya

Another platformer, I guess there are a lot of platformers this time around. In A Game with a Kitty, you play as a fat, lazy, and somewhat stupid (but still adorable) kitty named Kittey, wearing what looks like King Dedede's hat. The village elder asks you to investigate a mysterious tower that has appeared on the outskirts of the village, leading Kittey on his quest. You can jump on enemies to kill them, collect coins and discover several new abilities along the way, including the ability to charge forward or use your hat as a parachute. This is another rather short game, but it can become quite challenging towards the end. The retro graphics are beautiful, and remind me of a very mystical Mario game. The game is humorous and adorable, and definitely worth a try if you love old school platformers.

That wraps it up for this week's batch of indie games! Let me know what you think, and be sure to donate to the developers if you have a few bucks to spare. I hope you enjoy these games!
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About Ben Davisone of us since 8:23 PM on 09.16.2010

Ben, a.k.a. bbain, has been a member of the Dtoid community since 2009. He enjoys the happier things in life, like whales, Katamari Damacy, yams, and cartoons. The first game he ever beat was Super Mario RPG, which ignited his passion for video games.

Disclosure: I have never backed any video game on Kickstarter or any other crowdfunding platform.

I was the Friday recapper for the Cblog Recaps team for 3 years!

I was on a couple episodes of the Secret Moon Base Podcast! You can listen to me talk about video games with the gang!

Games that I thoroughly enjoy:
Katamari Damacy
Shadow of the Colossus
EarthBound and Mother 3
Cave Story
Demon's Souls and Dark Souls
Persona 3 and 4
Team Fortress 2
Super Mario RPG
Tokyo Jungle
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron
Mega Man Legends
Super Meat Boy
Bit.Trip series
Beyond Good & Evil
Dragon Quest VIII
Final Fantasy IV, VI, VII and IX
Mega Man 2
Majora's Mask
Super Mario Sunshine
WarioWare series
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Endless Ocean: Blue World
Mister Mosquito

My Backlog

Other things that I thoroughly enjoy:
Sweet potatoes
Studio Ghibli films
Eels (the band... and the animal too)
Cowboy Bebop
Kill la Kill
Jurassic Park
Spaghetti westerns
Crossword puzzles
Green tea
Giant squids

PSN ID:bbbain
Steam ID:bbainn
Mii code:1232 1879 1233 3259


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