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While the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One get most of the attention when it comes to indie games, Nintendo's Wii U has quietly built a solid stable of them as well. The latest? Creepy puzzler Year Walk from Swedish studio Simogo. Yeah, it's appeared on a number of other platforms before, but the compan...

July 15th 2015 at 8:35am 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of launching its last narrative-driven game roughly one month ago, Simogo offered another game today for free, The Sensational December Machine. The Device 6 developer just teased the PC and Mac game on its Twitter account yesterday before offering it as a holiday gift to its fans...

December 18th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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This is On my iPad, a quick look at an iOS game we think you'll enjoy. When I was little, my favorite books were pop-up books, where you'd pull a tab or turn a dial and something would happen on the page: Knights would ride jauntily across the space to attack a dragon, or the sun would set and t...

November 12th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Simogo, the developer behind Joystiq-favorite mobile mystery Device 6, has announced that it's next "game(-like project)," The Sailor's Dream, will launch on November 6. Little is known of The Sailor's Dream - Simogo has been purposefully quiet on the project, hoping fans will discover the game's...

October 27th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Knowing that its fans would be wondering what's become of The Sailor's Dream after Simogo - the studio behind the elegantly crafted mobile hit Device 6 - first mentioned the game, the developers have written an explanation. "We'd like to explain a bit about the reasoning for us being so quiet abou...

September 26th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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The Sailor's Dream is a melancholic, introspective game that features a lot of writing – most likely good writing, considering developer Simogo's previous work – the open seas, a series of islands and a splintered story that you piece together in whichever order you see fit. The Sailo...

July 28th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple doled out its Design Awards earlier today, giving its stylish, pearl white nod to several games. Alongside lifestyle apps like Cinemagraph Pro and Sky Guide, Apple recognized Threes, Device 6, Blek, Monument Valley and Leo's Fortune for combining design and technology in "creative, compelling...

June 3rd 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Simogo, the kooky developer behind Year Walk and Device 6, probably won't be able to turn Brisby & Donnovan into a full game, and that's a shame. Before starting Simogo, Simon Flesser and Magnus "Gordon" Gardeback worked on Brisby & Donnovan at Southend Interactive, a studio that no longe...

April 21st 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Trying to stand out in the App Store is no easy feat, considering the number of games competing for attention and the inevitable flood of clones inspired by any successful venture. Smaller studios that lack the advertising budget of companies like EA or Ubisoft have an especially challenging time g...

April 20th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Though the appearance of Device 6 at this year's Game Developers Conference is to be expected, the physical appearance of its stand in the independent games pavilion is ... well, that depends on how susceptible you are to mind control. The kiosk appears to be a spying, literal extension of the sto...

March 20th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Device 6 developer Simogo makes its Steam debut this week with Year Walk, a PC port of its acclaimed iOS first-person adventure game. Year Walk puts players on a vision quest through a dark forest, where they'll solve environmental puzzles and encounter mythical creatures from Swedish folklore. T...

March 7th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Swedish developer Simogo - they of Device 6 fame - have announced a release date for the PC incarnation of the spooky Year Walk: March 6. Originally released to iOS in February of 2013, Year Walk is a puzzle game focused on an old, bizarre Swedish folktale. As with all Simogo games, playing Year...

February 14th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments