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Garden Story Gets Summer Release Window

Back in the before times where we were going to industry events and could play upcoming games in-person instead of hearing about them in a series of virtual presentations, Garden Story was one of the most interesting games I saw at PAX South. It was on the show floor at the…

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You Should Be Excited For These 20 Indie Games Coming Out in 2021

New year, new me writing a list of indie games I am excited to see more of and play. If there’s something that helped me get through all the hardships of 2020, it’s the many video games I loved — over half of which were indie games. It’s getting increasingly…

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Wholesome Snack Brings Two New Announcements and a Handful of Updates

While it wasn’t the huge, 55-game reveal marathon of the first Wholesome Direct from back in May, the “Wholesome Snack” presentation offered up a shorter, more palatable presentation of cute and feel good games by focusing on a smaller number of them instead. Nine of them, to be exact. If…

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Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase Revealed (and Released) Some Cool Indie Games

Nintendo held another Indie World Showcase today, showing about 20 minutes of new footage and announcements for independent games coming to the Switch. As it turns out, a non-insignificant amount of them were made available for the console/handheld hybrid today. Hades After just under two years of being on early…

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How the ‘PAX Together’ Initiative Gave Diverse Developers a Seat at the PAX South Table

The common thread between the people I spoke to about PAX’s “PAX Together” initiative was that, without it, they wouldn’t have been at PAX South 2020 at all. PAX Together is a Red Bull-sponsored joint effort between local LGBTQ community Houston Gaymers and Gay Gaming Professionals to spotlight diversity in…

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11 Indie Games From PAX South to Keep Your Eye On

PAX South was this weekend, and it’s a refreshing event to go to because it focuses so heavily on the smaller games from smaller teams. While I was there I saw several games, but a handful of them stuck with me the most. Here’s eleven games that left the biggest…

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7 Smaller Games I’m Looking Forward to This Year

I haven’t exactly made it a secret that I’ve been down lately. There are a lot of reasons why, ranging from the weather to global events to brain chemistry, but it’s meant that I’ve been having a hard time getting excited about anything. When the Fanbyte staff all listed our…

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