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Super Hexagon creator makes Flappy Bird-inspired 'Maverick Bird'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 11, 2014 4:30pm PST

The loss of Flappy Bird continues to affect many, but there are people out there trying to fill the void with their own homage. Among them is Super Hexagon-creator Terry Cavanagh.


"yeah i basically just saw the color scheme and heard the music and my brain was like NOPE"

- Deathlove see all 27 comments

Naya's Quest reveals a deceptive new world

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2013 3:45pm PDT

VVVVVV and Super Hexagon creator Terry Cavanagh has released a new freeware game called Naya's quest. A seemingly-simple isometric puzzler on the surface, this freeware game will mess with your head. A lot.


"It's hard at times but you rarely lose much progress and the game is short anyway. Not sure if ..."

- crummynz see all 10 comments

VVVVVV floating onto Vita

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 03, 2013 8:00am PDT

Terry Cavanagh's VVVVVV is coming soon to Vita, in case you need more spikes in your gaming diet.


"I don't have a Vita so I'll say this: if you have a Vita please play this game."

- crummynz see all 2 comments

Experiment 12 brings twelve indies together for one 'weird' tale

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Twelve indie developers, led by Super Hexagon creator Terry Cavanagh, are banding together to tell a heartwarming story about losing your sanity called Experiment 12.


Super Hexagon now vexing Android

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 21, 2013 6:45am PST

VVVVVV creator Terry Cavanagh's delightfully difficult Super Hexagon launched on Android over the weekend, after hitting iThings and PC last year. If you like rotating geometry while pounding music plays, you'll love this spin 'em up.


"It's incredibly unforgiving, but immensely rewarding once you get into a good flow. I played it ..."

- liqker see all 11 comments

Super Hexagon spinning onto PC next week

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 21, 2012 6:45am PST

If you're prone to the occasional rage quit, it may be sensible to get in a few spare mice or gamepads. VVVVVV creator Terry Cavanagh's delightfully difficult spin 'em up Super Hexagon is whirring onto PC and Mac next week via Steam, sure to test your patience and perhaps pr...


"A Super Hexagon tournament was held at an indie games event in London shortly after release, ..."

- Alice O'Connor see all 4 comments

ChatChat: cat-based multiplayer from VVVVVV developer

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 30, 2012 5:00pm PST

VVVVVV developer Terry Cavanagh's latest game ChatChat has been released, a multiplayer Flash title by


IGF 2012 Main Competition finalists announced

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 10, 2012 11:30am PST

The finalists for the 14th annual Independent Games Festival's Main Competition have been announced, highlighting some of the greatest indie games of 2012.


"kind of weird that most of the games under "Technical Excellence" are retro lo-fi games"

- spiderfill see all 6 comments

VVVVVV landing on 3DS eShop December 29

By Steve Watts, Dec 26, 2011 5:00pm PST

VVVVVV is coming to the 3DS eShop on Thursday, December 29 for $7.99. It will feature new stages, a real-time map, and 3D support.


VVVVVV dev's free 'At A Distance' released

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 07, 2011 6:30pm PST

Terry Cavanagh, developer of VVVVVV, has released his unique cooperative puzzle-adventure game At A Distance, for free.


"ah i didn't realize he also made Don't Look Back. that game was great."

- ass-street see all 10 comments

IndieCade 2011: Award winners and inventive cooperation

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 09, 2011 10:00am PDT

Two remaining IndieCade 2011 awards are due this evening, but we've got the near-final list of winners so far, along with a few words about some co-operative stand-outs.


"ITT: More awesome-looking games that make me jealous of people who can play 2D/side-scrollers."

- tw3kr see all 2 comments

Indie Jeff's Guide to IndieCade 2011

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 08, 2011 8:00am PDT

Indie Jeff offers his guide on what to see and do at IndieCade taking place this weekend in Culver City in Los Angeles.


"Johann Sebastian Joust. Not exactly a video game per se, but incredibly awesome nonetheless."

- Jeff Mattas see all 4 comments

VVVVVV coming to Nintendo 3DS via eShop

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 07, 2011 6:15am PDT

Indie developer Terry Cavanagh's stonking gravity-flipping platformer VVVVVV is coming to Nintendo 3DS as an eShop download, publisher and porter Nicalis has announced.


"Good for Terry. VVVVVV is still one of my favorite games, and the soundtrack rocks."

- Kub666 see all 2 comments