Category Archives: indie
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 04:07 BST
The finalists for the 2013 Games for Change awards have been announced, with one title scoring two nominations.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 03:21 BST
Co-op favourite Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine once had less friendly multiplayer modes, pitting thieves against the law and even against each other.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 02:58 BST
The theme of the latest IndieRoyale bundle is “mayhem”, and a brief look at the titles contained therein explains why.
Sat, May 11, 2013 | 20:55 BST
When in comes to next-gen systems, Cliff Bleszinski feels Sony’s really embraced the indie and sharing scenes, and he’s really interested in what Microsoft has to show on May 21.
Sat, May 11, 2013 | 17:27 BST
GoG is hosting a Adventurers Assemble sale which includes 12 games for $53.88, or 60% off. Of course, the less games you check off in the pack, the less it will run you, but there’s some really nice titles in there like: To the Moon, Dreamfall: The Longest Journey, Resonance, The Blackwell Bundle, Primorida, Gemini Rue, and more. Head on through the link to start buying. Thanks, PC Gamer.
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 22:15 BST
With 40 hours left on the clock, DarkSeas Games’ Road Redemption Kickstarter has been funded. The initial funding goal was $160,000, and 3,929 backers funded it with $163,315 in pledges. You can find out more on the game which is currently slated for a PC, Mac and Linux in July, and Wii U some time this year, through the link.
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 20:02 BST
Steam Greenlight clocks in 2 million voters, Valve working on the ability to “Greenlight more items”
Steam Greenlight games have been voted on by “roughly” 2 million participants since it launched in August 2012, according to a recent developer group chat on Greenlight.
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 11:33 BST
Starbound developer Chucklefish has released a new set of images into the wild, showing off more of its cosmic sandbox, including a new frozen biome and armour palette swaps.
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 01:07 BST
There’s a pretty special sale on Steam at the moment, offering 25-75% off every Bit.Trip game available on PC. The retro-styled Gaijin Games series has won awards all over the place and is also available on Wii and 3DS. The newest entry, Runner 2, mixes things up with a new graphical style.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 22:54 BST
The third episode of Phoenix Online’s Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller drops on May 16 for iPad, Mac and PC. Called The Oracle, this instalment has players taking control of both the titular protagonist and the serial killer she’s been stalking. Check out a new trailer and some screens through the break, and pick up the first two episodes, The Hangman and The Wise Monkey; the conclusion is expected in late northern summer.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 22:41 BST
The two-person team at Montreal indie Loading Studios is hard at work on Space Nomads, a first-person tower defence game. What sets this one apart from the rapidly-expanding ranks of this one-time niche genre is that it’s co-operative and procedurally generated – oh, and the sweet retro sci-fi aesthetic. A new alpha gameplay video is available through the break, showing off the latest build, and Loading has asked for feedback via its forums.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 22:27 BST
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 15:59 BST
The studio where Denis Dyack and other ex-Silicon Knights staff ended up has purchased assets from their old company to use in their new game Shadow of the Eternals.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 22:32 BST
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 22:24 BST
Check out The Forest, a new first-person horror title from a team of former Hollywood special effect artists, which is expected to launch with Oculus Rift support.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 18:39 BST
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 06:45 BST
Sony went a bit mad with game announces today, revealing three new and unusual games for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Vita – including a new project from SCE Santa Monica’s latest indie adoptee.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 20:48 BST
GTFO: A Film About Women in Gaming, a film by Shannon Sun-Higginson exposing the harassment of women in video games, has met its $20,000 Kickstarter goal. The documentary promises to contain “gamers, bloggers, scholars, developers, and other experts,” discussing and revealing the experiences of women in the gaming world, both good and bad. The project has another 60 hours to go. You can find out more on the film through the page, a write up on Kotaku and and interview with Higginsonon Forbes.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 20:26 BST
With 10 days left on its Kickstarter, Krillbite Studio has added Oculus Rift support to Among the Sleep.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 17:56 BST
The Indiegogo campaign for Ghost of a Tale, the lovely third-person game where you play a little mouse in a dangerous world, has been extended by one week.