Indie darlings: just not getting it

Later Levels

I love indie games. Since being introduced by a friend some years ago, they’re the type of releases I pick up most frequently nowadays. They tend to give me more of what I want from my hobby than the triple-A stuff currently being produced: creativity, great storylines that make you think, and interesting characters far removed from the limited representations we’ve previously experienced.

When Red Metal from Extra Life very kindly nominated Later Levels for a Sunshine Blogger Award last month, one of their questions got me thinking: what critical darling do you feel completely failed to live up to the hype? There have been a number of indie games in the past that the critics have gone crazy for, declaring them to be pinnacles of gaming – but I just haven’t been able to understand what all the fuss was about when I’ve picked them up. Here’s a round-up…

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