Indie Game Features

TheGamer's team of experts brings you the best in-depth indie game coverage, from developer interviews to takes everyone is talking about.


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Go To Steam Right Now And Buy A Game

We are so caught up in adverts for the biggest new games, but the best experiences can be found in seeking out smaller titles

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Neva's Lack Of Gameplay Made It Sony's Best Reveal

Neva was my standout game of the PlayStation showcase, and seems like a game destined to make us feel, and think, very deeply.

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The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum's Digital Art Exhibition Is Better Than The Game Itself

Gollum is filled with beautifully designed characters straight from the pages of Tolkien, and the concept art is a joy to behold

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Decarnation Review - Surreal, But Not Much Of A Game

This Lynchian horror game shines in its writing, but flounders with gameplay

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Planet Of Lana Review - HG Wells Meets Studio Ghibli

The chances of anything coming from Mars were apparently pretty high.

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Mermaid Soulslike RPG Siren Could Be My Game Of The Year, If It Exists

Siren has a fantastic idea, but I hope it manages to get them over the line

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Times & Galaxy Lets You Roleplay As A Robot Journalist In Space

A bittersweet love letter to traditional journalism

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A Narrative Vampire RPG That Explores Addiction And Ethics? I’m In

Cabernet asks you what you’re willing to do to indulge your vices

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Some Of The Best Games Are Games You’ve Never Heard Of

Just because a game is flying under the radar doesn't mean it doesn't deserve attention.

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Do Not Sleep On The Case Of The Golden Idol DLC Bundle

This indie sleuthing gem is 20 percent off right now, and even cheaper if you buy it with its new DLC

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I Can’t Get Enough Of The Mickey Mouse First Person Shooter

This legally distinct mouse has borrowed Mickey’s gloves and is using them to shoot his way out of a ‘30s animated movie

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Scarlet Deer Inn’s Embroidered Art Is A Marvel In An Industry That Cuts Corners

Big studios are increasingly using AI to cut corners, but indie developers are still putting in the work to create intentional games.

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Ocean Fishing Hits Different After Dredge

While I didn’t find any accursed books or abyssal creatures, sea fishing feels scarier after playing Dredge

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I Hope Remnant 2 Doesn't Get Lost In The Crowd This Summer

There are a lot of amazing games launching this summer, but Remnant 2 is worth your time too.

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Epic Store Free Game This Week Is A Hidden Gem Of The Survival Genre

If you're a fan of single-player survival games like Subnautica, you can get Breathedge for free this week.

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Cult Of The Lamb: Who Is The One Who Waits?

Cult Of The Lamb hints at an expansive setting with a backstory full of divine intrigue. Here's everything known about your patron deity.

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Don’t Play The Cop Bodycam Game, Play The Horror Bodycam Game

There are more interesting games you can make with a bodycam perspective than Unrecord

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Citizen Sleeper Creator Launches Physical Zine About Video Game Spaces

Heterotopias is a zine from Gareth Damian Martin discussing video game spaces and architecture, collecting essays from the best critics and writers

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KarmaZoo Interview: Gallantry In Gaming

We spoke with Pastagames designer Nadim Haddad about the inspirations behind KarmaZoo.