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Indie game spotlight: ‘Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun’

Indie game spotlight: ‘Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun’

“Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun” received three German Developer Awards. (Photo courtesy of Daedalic Entertainment)  Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun” takes the stealth genre of games and cranks up its aspects to eleven. Released on Steam on December 6, 2016 by Mimimi Productions, “Shadow Tactics” follows a group of

Indie Game Spotlight: ‘Celeste’ review

“Celeste” was nominated for “Original Light Mix Score, New IP” at the National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers Awards. (Photo courtesy of Matt Makes Games) Brendan Jacques Connector Staff “Celeste” is a single-player 2-D platformer created by Matt Makes Games Inc., an indie developer best known for the competitive 2-D brawler “TowerFall.” Players take

Indie Game Spotlight: ‘Outlast’

“Outlast 2” will be released on April 25, 2017. (Photo courtesy of Red Barrels Studio) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff “Outlast” is the dark, horrifyingly gruesome and stress-inducing adventure that took the gaming world by storm with its stunning story and gritty design in September 2013. With its long awaited, and seemingly unrelated, sequel just under

Indie Game Spotlight: Legend of Grimrock

‘Legend of Grimrock’ has sold over one million copies since it’s release in 2012.(Photo courtesy of Almost Human Studios) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor “Legend of Grimrock” is a fantasy dungeon crawler which was released by four-person indie studio Almost Human back in 2012. In the game, you play as a group of four adventurers, who

Indie game spotlight: ‘Freedom Planet’ review

GalaxyTrail first began development on “Freedom Planet” in 2011. (Photo courtesy of GalaxyTrail) Thomas Lydon Connector Contributor Fan-made games usually do not amount to much in the long run. Sure, they may present cool new ideas and  could be fun to play, but usually, with one or two exceptions, these sorts of games amount to

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