Jason Nuyens of Breakfall, creator of Starwhal Starwhal is a four-player game wherein everyone controls a neon-colored, flying space narwhal and tries to stab each other. It is precisely as insane as it sounds. What's the hardest part...Show More Summary
Ten years ago, multiplayer-only games went through a severe identity crisis. More people than ever were gaming together, but they were increasingly playing online only. The small-stakes joy of twitchy experiences like Street Fighter II and Super Off...
Ten years ago, multiplayer-only games went through a severe identity crisis. More people than ever were gaming together, but they were increasingly playing online only. The small-stakes joy of twitchy experiences like Street FighterShow More Summary
Spirits of Xanadu is a new indie game which has just been released on Steam and we must say we don't really know what to think about it. Developed by two men (Allen Trivette and Lee Williams), this first person adventure/shooter game is a sort of tribute to System Shock, without the RPG aspect. Show More Summary
Indie developer Cowardly Creations has gifted us with another deliciously old school trailer for their retro survival horror game Uncanny Valley. The game is scheduled to arrive next month for PC, you can even pre-order it now, if you like. For the unfamiliar, Uncanny Valley is very much a love letter to the survival horror […]
Daryl Hornsby is an affable guy. As the lead designer of the independent educational game, Machineers, he was on hand at the Game Developers Conference in March to give us a quick tour of the team’s puzzle adventure game that … Read more ›
Hola, PlayStation fans! My name is Pablo Testa, Technical Director at OPQAM -- an indie game studio based in Argentina. Our team has always been big PlayStation fans, and it was very important for us to launch our first game on the most popular next-gen console in Latin America.
Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris (Redshirt) comprehensive look at the elements that are essential to a good social simulation, and how those things have worked in existing games, both AAA and indie....
Volgelsap's indie multiplayer horror game is king of the hill flashlight tag with a thirst for blood.
Developer opens up about harassment, abuse, and continuing to advocate for indie games.
Whether you're a first-person-shooter fan or prefer indie fare, these are the top games for Sony's PS4.
Players looking for ways to cut up the competition in local multiplayer will have a new game to play with next week. It's indie developer Dissident Logic's debut game, Paperbound, which will release on PlayStation 4 on March 31. ForShow More Summary
LOS ANGELES - March 25, 2015 - Continuing its efforts to work with the best indie developers, Rising Star Games has partnered with UK developer, Delve Interactive to add PONCHO to its ever-growing stable of great indie games. Playable...Show More Summary
Indie developers make some cool as heck games, but they're not always so great at selling them. We want to them work on their pitch game until they're at Bumgarner levels and we want to take advantage of the the horrible, horrible GDC...Show More Summary
This indie game is inspired by hack-and-slash titles from the 1980s and '90s.
It's an exciting time for Martin Magni, developer of Odd Bot Out [$1.99]. Just two months after his game's release on iOS and Android, the cutsey sci-fi puzzler has sold enough copies to cover its development costs, and has made Martin a darling of the indie scene. "My goal was to make something profitable," Martin says
Getting your game featured by Apple is the best way to jumpstart your indie game success. Sometimes, even games that seem rather basic at first glance can become powerhouses. Mr. Jump is seeing some phenomenal success with five million downloads … Read more ›
Nathalie Lawhead speaks swiftly, a gentle European lilt in her accent. On the screen behind her is a random-seeming collection of internet memes rendered in outsider art chic. At first glance, her games look absolutely absurd, random, and ridiculous. “If … Read more ›
First local screening of Aussie-made doco on indie games, with all profits going to charity.
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