Category: Promotions

#18 Rock Star Manager

Rock Star Manager has been developed and published by Imperia Studios and it might be the best £1.43 I’ve ever spent on a game. What an absolute gem. For a quick blast of management fun, it steals the show. January is a famously quiet period for game releases, but as an indie promoter, I take…

By Owly January 8, 2022 0

#17 The Whisperer

Today’s promotion is a short point-and-click horror game from indie developer Studio Chien d’Or. I hope you’ve brought a decent coat. Investigate an abandoned trading post, explore its surroundings and solve the terrible mystery it holds. The Whisperer is a short story-driven point & click game set in Lower Canada at the beginning of the…

By Owly December 19, 2021 0

#16 Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo

Alfred Hitchcock once dared a crew member to spend the night handcuffed to the set. The crew member foolishly agreed and Hitchcock left him with a bottle of whisky, for being a good sport. What the crew member didn’t know was that Hitchcock had laced the whisky with laxatives. “The Master of Suspense” Pranks aside,…

By Owly December 19, 2021 0

#15 Impious Pumpkins

Today’s promotion is the debut release from solo Brazilian Indie Developer/Publisher Note Missing Games. I was contacted by Allan Tomazini, the sole driving force behind Note Missing Games, with the opportunity to experience his first title – Impious Pumpkins – before it’s release. It’s almost December as I write this, and I’m feeling Christmassy. Having…

By Owly December 14, 2021 0

#14 Wytchwood

Alientrap is an independent studio based in Toronto, Canada. The company was originally founded in 2002 by secondary school student Lee Vermeulen The plan was to run website contracts and open-source game development with Nexuiz, a free FPS game. In 2009, childhood friend Jesse McGibney joined the company, helping to re-establish Alientrap with their first…

By Owly December 9, 2021 0

#13 Asterix and Obelix: Slap them all!

Asterix is a French comic book series dating back to the fifties. It was written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo. Each comic starts with the same introduction… The year is 50 BC. Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well, not entirely… One small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against…

By Owly December 4, 2021 0

#12 Moncage

Today’s promotion is the award-winning debut release from New York Indie studio Optillusion Games. We are an indie studio. We make awesome games. Moncage has been in development for almost four years. It is an award-winning puzzle adventure set inside a mysterious cube. Each side of the cube showcases a different world that the player…

By Owly November 17, 2021 0

#11 Lone McLonegan

Point. Click. Repeat. I am well versed. Of the one hundred and eighty-nine games that I have beaten so far this year, ninety of those have been point-and-click adventures. Sierra, LucasArts, and Revolution Software? I’ve played them all, with Broken Sword: The Shadow of The Templars still ranking as my all-time favourite game. Point-and-clicks hold…

By Owly November 4, 2021 0

#10 Unpacking

I played the demo for Unpacking what feels like years ago and I fell in love with it straight away. It is a profoundly relaxing experience. I have been waiting a long time for this game to release and finally it has arrived. Before we get to the action, let’s have a quick look at…

By Owly November 3, 2021 0

#9 Conway: Disappearance at Dahlia View

The studio behind today’s promotion made one of my all-time favourite games – The Occupation. I have been looking forward to their new release for a long time, but before we get to Conway: Disappearance at Dahlia View, let’s take a look at White Paper Games’ journey so far. A White Paper game respects your time, values your input &…

By Owly November 3, 2021 0