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Indie Zoe: Raider of the Lost News (27 November 2014)

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All the major games of the year that you wanted have been released, right? I mean, all the AAA titles. Can we please get excited about indies again? There is some cool news to share.

First up, MONTEZ, a Braid-like psychological puzzle game has gotten the thumbs up from Steam Greenlight. It’s part of a local collaboration and looks like a seriously polished and slick title. I’m certainly keen to see how they bring it all together and excited for it to release. Well done to the Celestial team for making it happen.

This War of Mine is a game I’ve been keen on for a while. I will definitely be picking it up to play during the December break – Darryn played and enjoyed it. In fact, so many people bought it, that in two days they’ve already covered the cost of development. That’s just one of many facts shown off in this cool infographic.

ThisWarofMine infographics

Ninja Pizza Girl is a PS4 game about bullying, resilience and fast food. It looks like a fun platformer, and I like that instead of health it has the teenager’s ability to handle taunting from other awful teenagers. Just check out this trailer:

Darryn already told you that the Explorer Sale is live over on Steam, meaning that tons of games are on sale. Combine that with the Black Friday sales that are coming and I think it’s best if we just don’t talk about bundles. I’m sure you’re all gonna buy a whole bunch of awesome games for ridiculously low prices.

I already told you last week that the current state of local indie development is such that awesome new prototypes aren’t released during exam time because the majority of people churning out prototypes on a regular basis are students. The more established guys do put out awesome prototypes, but then they polish them and release them as games, which is what I believe they are all busy with at the moment. Once there are prototypes being released again worth sharing, I certainly will. There are some game jams coming up, so hopefully I will have cool things to share with you soon.

Last Updated: November 27, 2014


  1. Admiral Chief Wang

    November 27, 2014 at 12:36

    Wow, just, wow


    • Admiral Chief Wang

      November 27, 2014 at 12:38

      That being said, I believe that games like that is the way of the future


      • Rags

        November 27, 2014 at 12:39

        • Admiral Chief Wang

          November 27, 2014 at 12:40



      • Captain JJ the fair

        November 27, 2014 at 12:48

        Indie ftw.
        AAA se moer


  2. oVg Puer aeternus

    November 27, 2014 at 12:39

    Nothing to see here. Not enough bugs, patches, DLC, seasons passes, apologies or updates to warrant this game a success like every other 2014 game.
    Moving on.


    • Hammersteyn

      November 27, 2014 at 12:53



    • RinceThis

      November 27, 2014 at 14:05



      • oVg Puer aeternus

        November 27, 2014 at 14:14

        lol They just noticed that there is a bug in Inquisition that is not unlocking the rest of the conversation options for all characters. People who are 60 hours in have been wondering why there are so few speech wheel options prevent further character development.

        This proves that QA is a thing of the past. Its now the gamers job, thanks to being on-line to highlight the bugs. I blame Bethesda for starting this trend.



        • Kensei Seraph No DA:I spoilers

          November 27, 2014 at 14:23

          I hope they manage to fix it by the time my exams end.


          • oVg Puer aeternus

            November 27, 2014 at 14:30

            It is amazing at just how important that idol banter that goes on between the characters every 10 minutes is SO important to character development. Mine never say anything but some players say that certain party combinations get rid of the bug.

            Otherwise I am enjoying this game more than I did with Skyrim. ALWAYS something to do that ALWAYS rewards you well.

            Shit hot game that overshadows the little glitches.


            And stay off of the Internet considering most people are coming to the end of the 100hour journey if you do not want spoilers.

  3. ToshZA

    November 27, 2014 at 12:41

    Yeah I really want to get This War of Mine. On my wishlist – but I can’t afford it this month thanks to the Origin sale 🙁


  4. oVg Puer aeternus

    November 27, 2014 at 12:42

    Robert Mugabe plays TV games?


    • Rags

      November 27, 2014 at 12:54

      He is using it as a simulator 🙁


  5. Captain JJ the fair

    November 27, 2014 at 12:46

    I have to get this game.


  6. Mossel

    November 27, 2014 at 12:50

    Must get this game, but I’m first getting Valiant Hearts and Child of Light. Dammit, my backlog isn’t liking this.


    • Captain JJ the fair

      November 27, 2014 at 12:55

      *in hypnotic voice*…You NEED to get Valiant Hearts. You HAVE to get Valiant Hearts. You WILL get Valiant Hearts.


  7. Brady miaau

    November 27, 2014 at 13:30

    great info-graphic, that


  8. RinceThis

    November 27, 2014 at 14:05

    That is awesome. Why no news on Sandy being in Cape Town!?


  9. RinceThis

    November 27, 2014 at 14:06

    Info graphic definitely not made by Zoe…


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