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18 indie games to look forward to in 2018

First of all, these are only games with an announced 2018 release date. None of this "when it's ready" stuff (I'm looking at you, Into the Breach). In fact, if all of these games don't release in 2018...I'll play through Troll and I ag...

 
 
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Hylics 2 is a total fever dream and I love it

Hylics was the "trippiest RPG" I had ever seen as of 2015, but now it's time for a new king: Hylics 2! Creator Mason Lindroth shared a video preview for the sequel earlier this week, and I'm delighted knowing that some of you will have neve...

 
 
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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter still holds up

Detective Paul Prospero always starts in that tunnel on those train tracks. Minutes away from discovering an abandoned train, and then seconds away from finding a legless corpse. Prospero's story -- which is really just a retelling of Ethan...

 
 
 
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Review: Genital Jousting

Gaming is such a strange and wonderful hobby. You can play in recreations of history’s greatest moments, explore alien planets, race in futuristic space craft and now play as a big floppy penis that is trying to insert itself in the a...

 
 
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Review: Full Metal Furies

After an amazing debut with Rogue Legacy, I couldn't wait to get my hands on Cellar Door Games' attempt at a side-scrolling beat-'em-up. I grew up, as many did, loving every opportunity to play the classics like Turtles in Time or...

 
 
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Night in the Woods is coming to the Switch

In a time where indie games are pouring onto the Switch, you can now count one more fantastic game among their numbers. Night in the Woods is coming to the Nintendo Switch on Feb. 1, 2018. Developer Infinite Fall announced the news on Twitt...

 
 
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Saturday Morning RPG coming to Nintendo Switch this Spring

Indie nostalgia-fest Saturday Morning RPG is coming to the Nintendo Switch. The announcement was made by developer Mighty Rabbit Studios via Limited Run Games.Saturday Morning RPG, already available on other platforms, is an episodic, JRPG-...

 
 
 
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Disc Jam is flying on over to Switch next month

The Windjammers spiritual successor, Disc Jam, will be hitting the Nintendo Switch on February 8, 2018 for $14.99. If you like the look of the game, you can pre-order the title from the eShop right now! In a show of decency for storage solu...

 
 
 
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Co-op platformer Super Chariot coming to Switch

Chariot is a platforming adventure game with local co-op and you know what that means: it's destined for Nintendo Switch eventually. As it turns out, the title is coming to Switch this year as Super Chariot. I feel like more enhanced-for-S...

 
 
 
 
 
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Fe finally reveals its forest of mysteries in February

Upcoming EA-backed-but-still-indie platformer Fe is releasing at the most appropriate time it can: Smack dab in the middle of February. Developer Zoink Games announced today that Fe is set for a February 16 launch -- just over a ...

 
 
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Cult classic horror game Yume Nikki now on Steam

Indie horror hit Yume Nikki landed on Steam yesterday, fourteen years after its initial release. The cult classic's lauded for its dreamy, surreal environment and non-traditional approach to gameplay.  It's easy to talk about how biza...

 
 
 
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Furi isn't flawless on Switch but it's still darn good

A few minutes into Furi's new Nintendo Switch port and all the moments of pain, satisfaction, and calming relief came rushing back to me. The Game Bakers' hybrid melee action and twin-stick shooting game has made the transition about as wel...

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon headed to Switch on January 18

If you want to experience dread, misery, and eventual elation on your Nintendo Switch, Red Hook is setting Darkest Dungeon loose on the system next Thursday. The dungeon-crawling game will come in at $25, with the DLC The Crimson Court pric...

 
 
 
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Surreal duck-based boxing game Pato Box coming to Switch

Mexican developers Bromio have announced the Punch-Out!!-inspired Pato Box, that features a duck/human hybrid pugilist on a quest for personal revenge, is coming to Nintendo Switch. After being betrayed by his sponsor, Deathflock, World Cha...

 
 
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Mew-Genics is back in development

A video game about cats by Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Isaac designer Edmund McMillen is something I have wanted and continue to want to this day. That title, Mew-Genics, never came out -- but it could still! In a general Q&A post...

 
 
 
 




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Den of Thieves"The most January movie to ever January"

 

Genital Jousting"Also, cocks"

 

Full Metal Furies"No, it's not furries"

 

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition"Is it enough for you to come back?"

 

Mom Hid My Game!"This game falls under the category of 'goes places'"

 

Dreadnought"Legend of Galactic "

 

The Commuter"The Commuter, reviewed by an actual New York commuter"

 

Attentat 1942"A miniature museum at home"

 
 
 

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My knee has gone Seemingly for no Its been over a year since last time, so thats a record, but *fuck me* it Im out of commission, walking-wise, for the foreseeable

 
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I officially have my route for a Joule speedrun in Mighty Gunvolt I think she’s the most interesting, since she has the ability to break the game occasionally and you have to find the right places to do

 
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