CastleStorm Is Tower Defense Done Right

CastleStorm Is Tower Defense Done Right

Tower defense games take the best elements of strategy games and distill them down to the simplest mechanics to make them ultra accessible. The genre has become so popular it’s flooded with way too many average fare. It’s games like CastleStorm that take...
Munch Face, An Arcade Mashup, Munches It Way Onto Ouya

Munch Face, An Arcade Mashup, Munches It Way Onto Ouya

It’s true. My first Ouya game is now alive and kicking. Or if I were to carry the puns further, alive and munching. Munch Face is an experimental arcade mashup, inspired by such games like Pac-man mixed with game mechanics from Bomberman, Portal, Metal Gear...
Inside Look At The Making of Defense Grid 2

Inside Look At The Making of Defense Grid 2

We all like to think of each indie game dev effort as being unique, but the experiences we go through are mirrored with many others who go through the same thing. That became all the more evident after reading this deeply insightful article on Polygon covering how the...
Hammerwatch: Glorious 4 Player Co-Op, Gauntlet Style.

Hammerwatch: Glorious 4 Player Co-Op, Gauntlet Style.

As an indie developer, I’m constantly thinking about the next game I wanna create. And I love it when someone takes an idea I had, and does something cooler than I thought of! I always wanted to do a Gauntlet style game justice, and Hammerwatch nailed it....
Spelunky Now Out On Steam

Spelunky Now Out On Steam

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. My blood pressure would shoot through the roof when I was playing this game on XBLA. It’s tough. You will die over a 1000 times. I did and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I even cried. Man tears of joy. And...