Indie Games Reviews 35 – 08/04/2023

C.H.A.I.N.G.E.D. by papercookies – https://papercookies.itch.io/chainged This follow-up to the brilliant collective game collection C.H.A.I.N. offers a unique design collaboration approach. This time amplified by diverging paths, the cadavre exquis sequencing of assets and narrative direction really highlights how video games can be a surrealist artistic framework in themselves. Experiences are uneven, but always exciting to dig […]

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Indie Games Reviews 34 – 07/05/2023

Mass by phasein – https://phasein.itch.io/mass As all my recent projects explore the relationship between noise and interactive media, this is one I had to try, and it delivered. The hallucinatory spatial design is a joy to explore and hooks you in its pulsing vibe. It couldn’t only be better by being injected. I recommend jumping […]

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Indie Games Reviews 33 – 06/02/2023

The Moon Is the Ocean Brain by Yames – https://www.patreon.com/yames_games Here it is if you need additional reasons to support Yames on Patreon. I won’t spoil the experience, but this is beyond brilliant game-making; this is the future of horror literature. Far Solita: [Think/Again] by Lucas Ângelo / Ahopness – https://ahopness.itch.io/far-solita Get territorialized by barebones […]

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Indie Games Reviews 32 – 05/04/2023

Ens by JonaLouis—https://jonalouis.itch.io/ens Disorienting and cryptic exploration of Tsutomu Nihei-esque architecture. Ens is a spatial puzzle I failed to decipher in which seems to hide a horrific tragedy. The Last Spin by Sticc— https://stickhaha.itch.io/the-last-spin The best videogame adaptation of the film 13 Tzameti on the market. Video-Balls by videodream— https://videodream.itch.io/video-balls Therapeutic interactive datamoshing of soothing visuals. Cleaving […]

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Un Regard Froid – Exophilie | New Game/Album

Un Regard Froid – Exophilie Album | Game Artwork by knop/11korp3 Heavy scrap metal harsh noise and exploratory, sensory-degrading video game – Exophilie is a training tool to prepare cognitive adaptation in the azathothcene and speculative effects of libidinal anti-cosmic frequencies on human boundaries. Explorable 3D representations of the audio logs are available by scanning […]

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