Tag Archives: indie
Fri, Aug 02, 2013 | 16:56 BST
Meridian: New World is the work of Hungarian developer Ede Tarsoly. Two years ago he set about making a top-level real time strategy title and, if the first screens and video are anything to go by, he’s rather succeeded.
Wed, Jul 17, 2013 | 06:51 BST
Pulse, a just-barely-Kickstarted indie title from Canadian studio Pixel Pi (one of no fewer than 36 game developers that use the word “pixel” in their name) called Pulse, which is about a blind woman trying to find her lost brother in a forest, will have Oculus Rift support. In the game, you navigate using sound, a la echolocation, sort of. If you want a better idea, you can actually play the prototype version now. Anyway, a device that lets you physically look around a game world sounds perfect for an experience where you navigate with sound. Cool.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 22:13 BST
Sony are to waive the fee that would-be PlayStation Mobile developers are usually charged in order to encourage more developers to bring quality mobile games to the platform.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 10:35 GMT
The Indie Megabooth makes a return to PAX East this year, and it’s looking pretty crowded. Visitors can expect to see 50 developers showcasing 62 games across the designated showfloor.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 23:06 GMT
Last night, Sony’s Mark Cerny used the phrase “most open console” to describe the PlayStation 4, and Gamasutra sat down with SCE Worldwide president Shuhei Yoshida to ask him exactly what that means.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 | 05:18 GMT
Indie dev Widdershins, made up of DigiPen students, today announced the release of their 2D platforming 3D first person puzzle game with a trailer that demonstrates gameplay.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | 09:15 BST
Jasper Byrne, creator of the critically-acclaimed indie title Lone Survivor, has teased his new project with a bunch of artwork and content ideas.
Fri, Mar 02, 2012 | 08:02 GMT
It’s been a long time coming, but indie title Vessel has finally emerged from developers Strange Loop Games, and early comments suggest it was probably worth the wait.
Wed, Oct 12, 2011 | 22:02 BST
One of the most intriguing indie games currently in development is finally due out on November 1 and it’s got an all-new trailer narrated by the developer as well. More »
Wed, May 18, 2011 | 07:56 BST
This is an interesting, confusing little idea. Imagine a shoot-em-up where every bullet represents a life, and every life represents a bullet. You’ve only got 99 of them, so shoot – and duck – wisely.
Fri, May 13, 2011 | 09:46 BST
Thu, Mar 10, 2011 | 20:00 GMT
Ubisoft Toronto GM Jade Raymond has said the firm is currently staffing up the core teams for two projects being worked on and is looking at local Ontario schools for some positions.
Sun, Jan 09, 2011 | 21:36 GMT
Independent Australian developer Halfbrick has already seen significant success on multiple platforms with its range of variously sized downloadable titles. Maybe you’ve heard of one of them; Steve Ballmer’s CES 2011 keynote featured three mentions and two videos of the addictive, best-selling Fruit Ninja.
We spoke to Marketing Director Phil Larsen on working with Microsoft, developing for Windows Phone 7, and the sudden highlighting of a little game about cutting up healthy treats.
Tue, Jan 04, 2011 | 06:31 GMT
Publisher Carpe Fulgur has revealed that its localisation of Japan-developed shopkeeping sim Recettear has topped 100,000 sales, and that the firm’s next project is action-RPG Chantelise.
Tue, Nov 09, 2010 | 11:55 GMT
Microsoft has moved the Xbox Live Indie Games channel into the Games and Demos section of Marketplace after developers said last week it was too hard to find.
Wed, Oct 27, 2010 | 22:14 BST
Those in the mood for a true indie PC title should check out White, which creates works of art with the “blood” of the cute little blobs you shoot.
Yes, you read that right.
Fri, Oct 22, 2010 | 11:28 BST
The 13th annual Independent Games Festival released the names of nearly 400 entrants aiming for this year’s gold.
Tue, Feb 02, 2010 | 17:38 GMT
A Collector’s Edition has been announced for Machinarium and it’s not pricey at all.
Mon, Feb 04, 2008 | 10:01 GMT
Sandy Duncan, former vice president of Xbox Europe, and Michel Cassius, previously senior director of platform and marketing EMEA at Xbox, have announced an indie development cometition through joint venture YoYo Games. The competition, in which winners can pocket up to $1,750, is the second announced by the company, and charges aspiring developers to get busy with YoYo’s GameMaker software. This could be the career break you’ve been looking for, kid in bedroom.
“We see this next competition as an opportunity for the community to flex their programming muscles” said Duncan, YoYo CEO.
Take a look for yourself.