Browsing the "Indie" Category

Aquaria Review

July 7th, 2013 | by Travis Fahs

Back in 2007, Aquaria was a flagship title for the nascent indie boom. It was the commercial debut of Derek

Hero of Many Review

July 6th, 2013 | by Joe Matar

I’m officially banning indie games where the majority of the foreground objects are in silhouette and things are only livened

Finding Teddy Review

June 9th, 2013 | by Travis Fahs

Over the last few years, “indie” has evolved from a catch-all for smaller-scope games to an intangible ethic and aesthetic.

Hiversaires Review

June 5th, 2013 | by Joe Matar

In a gaming generation with a severe handholding issue, minimalism can be a welcome approach. It’s nice for a player

The Traveler Review

May 26th, 2013 | by Joe Matar

There are a lot of Choose Your Own Adventure type games on Android, probably because they’re brain-dead simple to control

They Need To Be Fed 2 Review

May 13th, 2013 | by Melissa M. Parker

A common fear when playing platformers is the fear of falling. Overestimate a jump by just a few pixels and

Scribblenauts Remix Review

May 3rd, 2013 | by Travis Fahs

Scribblenauts is a game practically built for phones, and its absence on Android has left a conspicuous void in its

PUK Review

April 27th, 2013 | by Joe Matar

PUK takes some gambles. Its premise and presentation are so incredibly minimalistic that, done wrong, they could make for a

Griddrunner Review

April 14th, 2013 | by Travis Fahs

Jeff Minter rode in on the wave of “bedroom developers” that emerged with the UK’s home computer explosion some 30

NightSky Review

April 2nd, 2013 | by Joe Matar

At first glance, nothing about NightSky looks particularly inventive. It’s an indie physics puzzle-platformer with a minimal color palette that

The Room Review

April 2nd, 2013 | by Travis Fahs

 As usual, I feel late to the party waiting on Android ports. Last week, the Game Developer’s Choice Awards named

Astro Shark Review

March 22nd, 2013 | by Joe Matar

On the surface, Astro Shark seems like a casual title. It has very simple gameplay and controls and the audio

Osmos HD Droid Game Review

January 17th, 2013 | by Joe Matar

Being a particle is fun for a little while. Osmos is a beautiful, ambient physics puzzler about a single-celled organism

Gene Effect Android Review

January 16th, 2013 | by Travis Fahs

A change of pace, in more ways than one. Gene Effect is not a clear homage to any one particular

Contre Jour Android Review

January 11th, 2013 | by Joe Matar

A solid physics-based puzzler wearing fancy pants. If you ask me, the notion of games as art is a foregone

Jet Set Radio Android Review

December 15th, 2012 | by Travis Fahs

SEGA’s rebellious action game hasn’t lost its edge. The Dreamcast was more than just SEGA’s final console, it was their

Cellar Door Purgatory Review

November 14th, 2012 | by Joe Matar

At least this purgatory only lasts a couple of minutes Cellar Door Purgatory from Progressive Games (a company name that

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