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Tactics Game Lets You Possess Hapless Villagers

Ambition of the Slimes is a tactical roleplaying game where the player wrangles an army of vulnerable slimes. By themselves, these cute critters are squishy and easily defeated but they have a trick up their sleeve: they can possess enemy units.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Paintball Game Brings Out Your Inner Artist

Joy Exhibition is a freeform art game in which the player must communicate with a mute alien race by painting. They are given a blank canvas, a massive arsenal of procedurally generated paint guns, and free rein to create whatever art they can think of.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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You Should Play Nuts

Nuts is a puzzle game where players must set up a series of surveillance cameras to hunt down a squirrel and find their hidden stash of food. Wandering through a hazy maze of trees to find the perfect space to drop a camera is a surprisingly tricky mind teaser that challenges memorization skills. The game’s […]

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A Satisfying Platformer About Smashing Skeletons And Befriending Acrobats

Sometimes you need to punch a skeleton and use their severed arm to smack a ghost in the face. Long Live the Axe is an exciting action platformer about exploring crypts and finding keys. It mixes the sensibilities of Metroid with an arcade brawler, and it’s this week’s Indie Pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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A Game That Got A New Level For Every Day Of 2017

A Road to Awe is an exploration game featuring hundreds of M.C. Escher-inspired digital worlds. Developer lectronice added a new location every day throughout 2017, creating a gorgeous series of mazes, monuments, and museums. It’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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RPG Lets You Beat Up Monsters To Pay For Health Care

Rxcovery is an RPG about a hospital patient with only 30 minutes left on life support. Players explore a hospital full of monsters in order to raise enough money to save their character’s life. It’s a tense combination of turn-based combat and maze-like level design and this week’s Indie Pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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 Santa Claus Flight Sim Is A Neon Cheer-Fest

Christmas has come and gone, but there’s still time to celebrate and spread some cheer. SantaCorps is an arcade flight sim and present delivery game by Ethan Redd all about zipping around and giving gifts. Fast and cheerful, it’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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A Game About Cooking Eggs And Dealing With The Devil

Hell is a game about cooking eggs. Drop an egg into the pan and watch it sizzle before cracking another egg. But be careful: one wrong move will send you down a road full of demons, pirated DVDs, a Ruger pistol, and the devil himself. It’s bizarre, and it’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue […]

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The Fantastic Arcade Bundle Brings Together Six Amazing Games

The Fantastic Arcade 2017 bundle packs a handful of awesome indie games together. You’ll play as an existential Mario fed up with the American healthcare system and a floppy clown dog just trying to eat some eggs. It’s imaginative, lush, and this week’s indie pick.The Fantastic Arcade 2017 bundle is published by…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Game Where You Play As An AI With Amnesia

Transfer is a short narrative game by Abyssal Uncreations focusing on artificial intelligence and discovery. Taking the role of an AI after the end of the world, you need to find out what happened and what comes next. It’s moody and intriguing. It’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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A Game For People Who Like Weird Hotels, Hidden Corridors And David Lynch

In The Norwood Suite, the chef asked me to go to his hotel room and pick up some pickles from the closet. Instead, I got lost in a hidden corridor that curved through the resort, dumping me out into the kitchen right next to the giant chess room. That’s just how it goes in The […]

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A Game For People Who Like Weird Hotels, Hidden Corridors And David Lynch

In The Norwood Suite, the chef asked me to go to his hotel room and pick up some pickles from the closet. Instead, I got lost in a hidden corridor that curved through the resort, dumping me out into the kitchen right next to the giant chess room. That’s just how it goes in The […]

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A Game Where No One Tells You Not To Play With Your Food

Nour is an art game about the beauty of food and playing with what you eat. With a few slaps of the keyboard, a ramen bowl gets packed with noodles while boba balls leap into tea cups. It’s silly but gorgeous. It’s this week’s Indie Pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Find Your Favorite Room In A Kaleidoscopic Labyrinth

The Catacombs of Solaris by Ian MacLarty is an exploration game that sends players through a maze of warping walls. There’s only one goal: find your favorite room in the labyrinth. It’s a trippy waltz through a technicolor wonderland. It’s this week’s Indie Pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Trippy Rollerskating Game Is The Perfect Dreamcast Tribute

“Make the games you wish to see on the Dreamcast.” The quote is placed dead center on the website for Arcane Kids, creators of the absurdist Sonic Dreams Collection. Their game Zineth lives up to this aspiration. It’s a wild trip with rail grinds, wall rides, and social media shenanigans. It’s this week’s Indie Pick.Read […]

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