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BFIG 2015: Albino Lullaby

Earlier in August I made a post about an upcoming release for a game called Albino Lullaby, an episodic horror game that would not only breathe some new life into the horror genre but was also built to be fully functioning and ...
by Mark

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BFIG 2015: Regeria Hope

It’s no secret that when it comes to video games I have a soft spot for visual novel games, which I made abundantly clear in my most recent review of Amnesia: Memories. But, imagine if you took a visual novel and combined...
by Mark



BFIG 2015: r.e.B.E.R.t.h.

Likely the loudest booth on the floor of BFIG, r.e.B.E.R.t.h is a side scrolling shooter with a rhythmic twist. Every shot fired by you or your foes impacts the music in the game. Holding down fire adds a constant line of music...
by Chris

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BFIG 2015: Epic Card Game

When I first got the initial press release for Boston Festival of Indie Games and it showed a list of all the developers and games that would be showcased this year there was one team of people who made a great card game in the...
by Mark


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BFIG 2015: Legacy of Svarog

I had noticed Legacy of Svarog in passing earlier in the day, but it wasn’t until later when one of the developers caught me glancing again and invited me to play that I actually took a crack at the game. It looked a little r...
by Chris


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BFIG 2015: Reflections

When Ross came to me and said he found a game that was comparable to the likes of Gone Home and The Stanley Parable, I knew what game I was going to play next. Developed by Broken Window Studios, Reflections is a first person a...
by Chris

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BFIG 2015: Blood Alloy: Reborn

Blood Alloy: Reborn reminded me a lot of Mega Man X, if Mega Man were some crazy cyborg ninja with a sword. What started in 2013 as a failed Kickstarter is now a tactical shooter/slasher coming to all major platforms and even t...
by Chris


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BFIG 2015: Omnibus

Allow me to preface this by saying I am now a Kickstarter backer of this game, and I had the rare opportunity to do it right in front of the developers. It was also the only game I went back to play again. Omnibus is pure fun i...
by Chris



BFIG 2015: HTC Vive

Up to this year’s Boston Festival of Indie Games (BFIG), VR had yet to grab me. I was strong in my conviction that it was a gimmick, nothing more. Then we had the opportunity to use the Vive, a VR headset collaboration betwee...
by Chris

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BFIG 2015: Paper Shadows

While looking through the list of exhibitors the day before BFIG, a game called Paper Shadows caught my eye. And after playing it, I am incredibly excited for this game. At its core, the game is a 2D puzzle platformer with an i...
by Ross