Category Archives: indie
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 04:15 BST
Microsoft has announced that State of Decay holds the somewhat mysterious title of “fastest selling original game ever on Xbox Live Arcade”.
Sun, Jun 16, 2013 | 22:55 BST
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 15:12 BST
Vlambeer co-founder Rami Ismail had his backpack stolen during Sony’s E3 mixer at the Figueroa hotel Wednesday night. According to Ismail, the backpack contained an Asus laptop, two iPads, two Vitas, a Kindle, European-US outlet converters, and “enough power cables to power E3,” he told Joystiq.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 11:02 BST
Limbo developer PlayDead has released a trailer for PS Vita, showing off gameplay from its handheld port. Warning, it’s mighty bleak for a Friday.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 08:34 BST
Oddworld co-creator Lorne Lanning has explained why his ‘New ‘N Tasty’ remake of Abe’s Oddysee will not hit Xbox 360 or Xbox One in a new interview. In short; Microsoft still isn’t letting developers self-publish on its platforms, so he’s not buckling.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 23:58 BST
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 23:49 BST
This week’s Humble Bundle sale stars 11 bit Studios, developer of Anomaly Warzone Earth, which also happens to be the headline game. The DRM-free, cross-platform, pay-what-you-want package also includes Anomaly Warzone Earth: Mobile Campaign, Sleepwalker’s Journey, Funky Smugglers and – for those who pay more than average – a bonus copy of Anomaly Korea and a pile of digital content. As ever, you decide where you money goes – charities, indie devs, the organisers or a split between all three.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 23:21 BST
Keita Takahashi and Robin Hunicke are working together again, reuniting one of the industry’s most awesome bromances.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 22:25 BST
I just woke up and there’s a report on a Vita game called Floating Cloud God Saves the Pilgrims in HD in my in tray. Grab a timezone-appropriate beverage and let’s figure this out together.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 19:10 BST
Fez 2 is in development at Polytron, according to an announcement made at the end of the Horizon Indie Game Conference at E3. While Phil Fish wasn’t there to make the announcement, the logo for the in-development title was shown, according to our newshound on the round Catherine Cai. No other details were provided, but once we know more, we will be sure to pass it along. You can watch the teaser shown below.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 18:33 BST
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 16:35 BST
Ragtag Studio has announced Ray’s the Dead for PS4. It’s an action adventure game where you are the leader of a zombie army.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 17:25 BST
Master Reboot is an adventure horror title with puzzle elements up on Steam Greenlight for your consideration. The game revolves around something called a Soul Cloud, where you can “upload your soul to our dedicated servers and relax knowing that a part of you will live on for eternity”. Sounds creepy. A teaser trailer for it is below. A gameplay trailer is promised soon. Thanks, PC Gamer.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 14:03 BST
Rezzed 2013 is the PC and indie games expo hosted by Gamer Network. The event’s full developer schedule has been announced, feature appearances from Chris Avellone and DayZ creator Dean Hall, as well as game showcases featuring Hotline Miami 2, Dreamfall: Chapters, Total War: Rome 2 and Project Eternity.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 06:45 BST
Gaijin Games isn’t interested in building touch controls for Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 01:39 BST
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 00:57 BST
The Farm 51 will unleash its new first-person action adventure in September.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 00:50 BST
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 23:32 BST
Although the first one’s only been out since May 22, Neocore games has announced a sequel to The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing. In a press release, as reported by PCGamesN, NeoCore said the defeat of the mad scientists in the first game only opened “the way to more sinister foes”. No further details were released except confirmation that the dungeon crawler is again set in Borgova.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 23:22 BST
The PlayStation 3 and Vita versons of Lone Survivor have a significant amount of additional content when compared to the PC release.