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Check out itch.io on Youtube!

We do a pretty good job of featuring games around here. From our front page, to our blog and digest emails we have tons of ways for you to get your gaming fix. But sometimes the best way to learn… Continue Reading →

itch.io Recommends: tabletop and jam games

We’re almost into 2020 but that doesn’t mean that we’re going to slack off on recommending games for you. We’re back with another pair of recommendations to help fill these long winter nights…

Pick up 7 tabletop hits for $8 in the Tabletop itch.io Selects Bundle!

Grab your dice, call your friends, and get ready for the Tabletop itch.io Selects Bundle ! This entry in our series of bundles highlights the best in analog gaming. There’s something for everyone wi…

Fall into a brand new game jam

It’s a busy time of year for games. There are games coming out left, right, and center, and more holidays than I know what to do with. It feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day in the las…

itch.io Recommends: smiling and puzzling

We’ve been hard at work on some secret projects at itch.io HQ (don’t worry, you’ll hear about them soon) but that hasn’t stopped us from checking out some games for you to play! Are you ready…

itch.io changelog: Library & Recommendations enhancements, improved jam browsing, & more

Hello everyone, welcome back to the itch.io changelog. We’ve got an assortment of updates for you today. No big feature launches as we were quite busy with the Halloween Sale , but there are some th…

itch.io Recommends: Games about dungeons, real life

This week is a double feature of game recommendations. One is a polished take on a familiar formula and the other looks at the real life financial trouble plaguing the people of Chile. Yeah it’s an…

There are 200,000 games on itch.io. Here’s how to find your new favorite

This week we passed 200,000 games on itch.io. That’s well, that’s a ton of games. Truly more than one human can play in their lifetime. So how do you find which games are your jam? Well let’s ta…

itch.io Recommends: Family histories and great free games

How about that Halloween sale, huh? What about that great itch.io Selects Bundle? There sure was a lot going on last week. Now I know we didn’t have any posts for you, but let’s make up for it wit…

The 2019 itch.io Halloween Sale is on now!

I hope you’re feeling brave, because it’s the spookiest time of the year: The itch.io Halloween Sale! That’s right, ghosts and ghouls have once again descended upon the itch.io offices and have…

Return of the itch.io changelog: Markdown, Sub Prducts, Jam Upates & more

Hello everyone, it’s been a while since we’ve had a formal post on our Updates Blog . We haven’t been sitting around doing nothing, in fact we’ve added a ton of stuff. I ran into this issue wh…

itch.io Recommends: Histories and Mysteries!

October is winding down which means we’re running out of time to thematically recommend horror games. You know how we’re going to celebrate that? By recommending more non-spooky games. Sorry horro…

Need even more Ludum Dare? Here are more picks from the competition!

With over 1000 games developed as a part of Ludum Dare 45, it’s more than a little tough to sort through all of them. Last week we highlighted a couple of our favorites but I took a look through mor…

itch.io Recommends: the future of point-and-click, the puzzles of the past

I was going to try to do this thing in October where I recommended a new horror game each week until Halloween, but life had other plans. I fully intended to check out some of the promising horror gam…

Over 1000 new games are on itch.io courtesy of Ludum Dare 45! Here are some of our favorites

The dust has settled on Ludum Dare 45 and there are over 1000 new games on itch.io because of it. As is always the case with the week after Ludum Dare, the stack of new games is an intimidating Everest… Continue Reading →

itch.io Recommends: dating and dying!

Fall has arrived at the itch.io office which means it’s time for drinking tea, dressing in fashionable layers, and getting spooked by a series of terrifying games. I can’t help you with the tea or layers but I can certainly… Continue Reading →

Code your way to strategic victories in Bot Land: an interview with Adam Damiano

I can’t think of many games where professionals have cameras pointed at their hands. Starcraft is one of the few I’ve seen that puts pros’ digits on display, and one quick look will tell you why. If you want to… Continue Reading →

itch.io Recommends: a double-dose of adventure!

Set sail for adventure with this week’s itch.io Recommendations! This time we’re heading underground and underwater with a pair of games that look for exploration through mechanics. If you want to go diving, Nauticrawl is a complex submarine adventure, and… Continue Reading →

Nowhere Prophet grew through early access to become a great deckbuilder

Back in the olden days people used to have to wait until a game was done to be able to play it. But we live in more enlightened times now. Sure there are pros and cons to buying (or releasing)… Continue Reading →

itch.io Recommends: hand-drawn hits!

I don’t usually plan out themes for these articles but every now and again the stars align and something perfect happens. This week we’re featuring two games who both happen to have hand-drawn art. Lucky, right? Coincidentally, both games are… Continue Reading →

Need something to do with the rest of 2019? Try a game jam!

Jammers gather around, because we’ve prowled the itch.io Jams page and I’m back with the spoils of our hunt. If you want to see every jam currently scheduled on the site you can check out the Jams page yourself, but… Continue Reading →

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