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Prison Architect Reaches 250,000 Sales – Still In Alpha

Prison Architect Reaches 250,000 Sales – Still In Alpha

What names does your mind jump to when asked to pick the titles that shaped our current indie gaming landscape? I suspect Minecraft and Braid will be joined by a few personal favourites for most of you, but in my case the association is strongest with Darwinia: a game so entirely beautiful despite being so daringly lo-fi, that promised amazing new ideas could come from small, left-field teams and rank among a list of the best things you played that year.

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Indie Game Impressions – Lylian: Episode One

Indie Game Impressions – Lylian: Episode One

Now that horror as a genre has got over its brief and bizarre obsession with little poorly-shampooed girls as antagonistic little terrors, we can all get back to feeling concerned for their welfare. The opening FMV of Lylian: Episode One – Paranoid Friendship pulls no punches on that front, depicting the titular and blank-eyed heroine writhing on the floor trying to roll towards her frankensteined teddy bear, Bob, who is then snatched away by a particularly spooky looking orderly. It’s all very melodramatic and manipulative, but even despite the dated CGI, you certainly start taking notice.

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