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Cube Escape: Seasons Cube Escape: The Lake
—May 3, 2015— These two escape games from Rusty Lake are the start of a chilling new series. It begins in Seasons, as you travel through your memories inside a quiet house with its share of secrets, and continues to the deceptively serene fishing cabin of The Lake. These strikingly surreal games are also free for iOS and Android, and with more to come, an extremely promising start.
—May 3, 2015— How far down can you make it in this fantasy rogue like dungeon crawler from Slashwear Interactive? Also available as a download and for Android with iOS on the way, pick your familiar and your class and fight your way through different realms to be the true hero.
—May 2, 2015— Love math? Love subtracting? Eli Landa makes the experience a mellow one as you place sums on a board to try to reduce your target number to zero. Despite a lack of bells and whistles, its clean, relaxing style makes it a great casual puzzle.
Weekend Download N°264
—May 2, 2015— A dark night where you wake to find you calling yourself an imposter... wait, what? A little girl who's whisked away to a world of dolls that isn't as carefree as it seems. And a deep cavern filled with monsters where only your arrows can light the way. These are your free indie games on this week's Weekend Download!
- • Who is Mike?
- • Queen Mary's Script
- • Roguelight
—May 1, 2015— Top Chef is based on Bravo Channel's reality program of the same name, which takes a batch of fifteen confident up-and-coming chefs and eliminates them through a series of culinary challenges each week until only one remains. The game puts you in the shoes of one such aspiring chef and, with your help, she's going to chop, saute, and julienne her way to the top through fifteen episodes and a whopping forty-five challenges.
—May 1, 2015— Do you like cats? Do you wish you could take them everywhere? Now you can, in this simple, Japanese-only (but playable whether you can read it or not) sim, free for iOS and Android, where you place food and toys outside for cats to come and play with, and then take photos of them and buy more toys. Unlock all the rare cats and befriend them for special achievements!
Monkey GO Happy Treasure
—May 1, 2015— These monkeys need something to turn their frowns upside-down, and luckily the thing that makes them smile makes US smile too... namely fifteen stages of different point-and-click puzzles to solve from PencilKids!
Link Dump Friday N° 369
—May 1, 2015— Make your own abomination and destroy the city. Escape from a cabin with a serious case of ominous foreshadowing. Treat people with questionable ailments. And traipse through an interconnected series of rooms filled with wondrous weirdness. All in this week's Link Dump Friday!
- • Nine
- • Wunderheilung
- • The Cabin
- • What Have We Created?!
Greenlights and Kickstarts №01
—April 30, 2015— We get a lot lot of e-mails about crowdfunding and Greenlight campaigns... so why not take a peek at a few? Greenlights and Kickstarts is a twice monthly feature that spotlights a handful of promising games to help developers get noticed!
- • Circa Infinity
- • Golden Krone Hotel
- • Plugged
- • DreamCage 28
—April 30, 2015— It's the end of the world... unless you can find a cure, that is. You and a handful of other scientists and survivors are holed up in an underground bunker trying to find a way to develop a cure for the disease turning humanity into mindless monsters. But in this meaty free indie horror game, as the days pass, you'll need to work to keep your facility running smooth, and make hard choices.
Free the Birds
—April 30, 2015— It's a micro-sized escape... but you're not the one who's trapped! Instead, in this cute game from Vitamin Hana, it's a trio of sad birds who've been locked up in cages, and you'll need to solve a handful of puzzles to set them free.
—April 29, 2015— In a world where space travel is common, unfortunately so are space disasters. A ship goes down on a desolate moon, killing all but one crew member. This lone survivor is desperate for some human contact. Somehow you pick up the astronaut's signal and end up helping Taylor make crucial decisions through the worst day of their life in this thrilling sci-fi narrative for iOS.
—April 29, 2015— There is a killer on the loose and soon their going to find their mark. Or at least you better hope so because you are the killer. Find the hit, use their allergy against them, and get your money for a job well done in this logic puzzle created for Ludum Dare's "unconventional weapon" theme.
Weekday Escape N°73
—April 29, 2015— FunkyLand, Vitamin Hana, and newcomer Primera are featured in this week's excursion into the magic that is escape games. Do you have doubts? Spend a few moments in this whimsy-lush kitchen, or see the starry sky out this cute bedroom, or gathering marbles in this single scene and see if you're still not convinced.
- • Fruit Kitchens No.20: Chinese Quince Yellow
- • Bedroom Starlight
- • Marbles
—April 28, 2015— You've just been locked in a very fancy place indeed in this strange but inventive game from Pine Studios. To find your way out, you'll need to fiddle with your inventory and make a mess of things as you solve puzzles. Also free for iOS and Android!
—April 28, 2015— A snip here and a stitch there will get you out of this cute little escape game by no1game... along with a liberal amount of puzzle solving and point-and-clickery, naturally!
—April 27, 2015— Blink and you'll miss it! This short and sweet escape game by RoseKey feels more like a warmup than anything else as you solve a handful of puzzles to break out of a locked room with some alarming musical flourishes!
- Bubble Shooter Archibald the Pirate
—April 26, 2015— Man the cannons and warm up those fingers because Bubble Shooter Archibald the Pirate has been released! It's a marble popper game from Akkad and Avox Games with a unique physics twist, also free for iOS and Android!
Weekend Download N°263
—April 25, 2015— We're baaaaaaaaaack. The first installment of Weekend Download in over a year brings a Phoenix Wright inspired visual novel, a platformer about love and loss, and a hunt for a relic that can free you from a dead body that isn't yours... all for free!
- • Born Under the Rain
- • A Knife Made of Whispers
- • Regeria Hope Episode 1
Silly Sausage in Meatland
—April 24, 2015— Also free for iOS and Android, Nitrome's putty pup is back for more as you need to stretch around saws, lasers, spikes and more while nabbing gems to activate checkpoints. It's challenging and full of variety, while designed to be a casual pick-up-and-play game for whenever you have a few minutes.
The Tale of Doris and the Dragon
—April 24, 2015— In this first installment of a retro point-and-click adventure, Doris is shuffling her way through the afterlife in search of her husband, but other beings have a use for her... !
Link Dump Friday N° 368
—April 24, 2015— Baby, you know we'd never leave you. Link Dump Friday returns with four free online games! Take a trip through your fridge to help a magical land, bargain with royalty as the proprietress of a small shop, drive VERY unsafely, and find your target in a seedy cyberpunk nightclub.
- • Text and Drive: Friendship Never Dies
- • The Last Night
- • Connected Kit Yanked into the Faerie Court
- • Ziva's Conjury Mart
Does Not Commute
—April 23, 2015— In this simple yet addictive and funny game from Mediocre for iOS and Android, you'll need to guide each citizen where they need to go in each level... but the catch is the game records and replays all your driving as you take each new vehicle to your destination, and you're under a time limit! Bizarre characters with intriguing stories makes Does Not Commute easy to pick up but hard to put down.
Forgotten Memories: Alternate Realities
—April 23, 2015— Rose ventures into an asylum with a dark past in search of a missing girl, but gaps in her memory and strange, surreal creatures and visions haunt here in every darkened hallway in this standalone first installment of Psychoz Interactive's old school survival horror adventures for iOS.
—April 23, 2015— Your daughter Suzanne is having a house party for her "artsy" friends, and she insists that you, her mother, don't need to help. In this short but very sweet free indie game, you'll wander the house and get to know your daughter and her friends a little better... often just by watching quietly from the sidelines.
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