Indie Game News

From titles you're eagerly anticipating to those you may never have heard of, TheGamer's news team brings you all the latest on the freshest indie games.


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Skullgirls Xbox Release Revealed Following "Censorship" Drama

After eight years, Skullgirls returns to Xbox.

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Skullgirls Drops To "Mostly Negative" Steam Score After Toning Down Panty Shots

Skullgirls fans are review-bombing the game for toning down panty shots, cutting Nazi iconography, and removing a scene that sexualised a minor.

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Hollow Knight Fans Have Made Their Own DLC, Features Five New Bosses

Hollow Knight's recently released Pale Court mod could pass as an official DLC expansion.

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Skullgirls Tones Down Panty Shots And Sexual Exploitation, Fans Furious

Skullgirls is reworking a bunch of content, from Nazi iconography to the sexualisation of a minor.

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Hi-Fi Rush Is Getting New Turbo Mode, Cosmetics This July

The surprise hit of the year is getting even more content next month.

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Stardew Valley Fans Are Going Wild Over Creator's Iridium Scythe Tease

Just two words have managed to send the entire Stardew Valley community into a frenzy.

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Disco Elysium Was Made Under "Mega Crunch", Say Devs

Disco Elysium devs say that the crunch was "hellish" and "relentless".

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Disco Elysium 2 Has Been "Jeopardised" By ZA/UM Scandal, Says CEO

The ongoing court battle could mean Disco Elysium 2 will never see the light of day.

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Roots Of Pacha Is Back On Steam, Developer And Publisher Part Ways

Soda Den and Crytivo have finally come to an agreement and Roots of Pacha is available to buy once again.

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Beat Saber Shadow Dropped On PS VR2 With New Queen Pack

Beat Saber is finally available on PS VR2.

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Stray Looks Like It's Finally Coming To Xbox

Stray has been rated for Xbox, implying its PlayStation exclusivity will soon come to an end.

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Hollow Knight Fans Are Wishing Team Cherry The Best Following Silksong Delay

"I will say on behalf of the community that we will gladly wait".

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Hollow Knight: Silksong Will No Longer Launch In The First Half Of 2023

Hollow Knight: Silksong's launch has been pushed back so Team Cherry can "make the game as good as we can".

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Dark And Darker Dev Says Early Access Launch "Delayed A Bit"

The ongoing legal issues surrounding the game have resulted in its early access launch being pushed back.

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That Awful Zelda CD-i Game Has Been Ported To Game Boy, And It's Free To Play

Believe it or not, this Game Boy demake is way better than the original. 

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Vampire Survivors To Become An Animated TV Series, Somehow

How does an auto-shooter with zero plot become an animated series? We're not sure, but we're excited to find out.

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Hollow Knight Community Brings Full Voice Acting To The Hallownest

A great excuse for yet another playthrough while we wait for Silksong.

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Hollow Knight Players Abandon Hope Of Promised Silksong Release This June

Xbox said it would be here before June 12, but fans aren’t buying it anymore.

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Everybody Hates Square Enix's AI Tech Preview Murder Mystery Game

"I'm not sure what to say about that."