Everybody wants to see indie game developers succeed. The rags-to-riches fairy tale of the lone developer striking it rich is like a green light, a beacon that ignites the dreams of millions of aspiring game makers. But the stagnation of the mobile game markets — where indies saw their best opportunities in the past few […]
SMG's hard at work at a bunch of stuff right now, and they were at PAX Prime in the Indie Minibooth demoing a fun four-player version of One More Line [Free]. They're also still figuring out what to do with some of the games we saw back at GDC, such as One More Bounce, but
It's sadly a normal way of life for the App Store that games sometimes disappear, particularly in the case of older indie titles. Sometimes they come back, usually they don't. So when Fall Of Angels, one of the older 3D JRPG-style games on the App Store, went missing earlier this year, I thought we might
Each week, the App Store highlights some of the best new and updated apps. This week, there's a big update to Duolingo, new indie games, and get discounts on productivity apps. This week in the App Store, we start off with a major update to language education app Duolingo, which has added 30 colorful characters to make learning more visual. Show More Summary
As we all know by now, Yacht Club Games is getting a Shovel Knight amiibo for use in the Wii U and 3DS editions of the game. But in an unexpected turn, it is responsible for every bit of its release, including manufacturing. There'sShow More Summary
There are lots of reasons to love Cally's Caves 3 [Free], the latest and greatest in the humble little series of action-platformers from indie developer Jordan Pearson. Here at TouchArcade, we loved the game so much, we awarded it with our top score and a customary avalanche of words courtesy of some guy who has
Most modern gamers have fond memories of childhoods spent visiting arcades. For as long as the quarters held out, those games offered hours of entertainment and competition See also: 7 quirky indie games worth playing for the Wii U Luckily,...Show More Summary
Back in July, the studio behind the Doorways series of indie horror games teased a partnership with independent film director Andrés Borghi that would arrive when Doorways: Holy Mountains of Flesh hit Steam Early Access a few weeks ago. That collaboration did indeed take the form of a live-action short film — emphasis on “short” […]
Every week, new games are released for the Xbox One. Whether they are indie titles or AAA titles, we want to make sure they're on your radar. So get your wallet ready and clear some space on your hard drive. Let's take a look at what's coming out this week for Xbox One.
I’ve been lucky enough to watch the games industry ebb and flow through a few different cycles now, and it’s clear we’re just about to embark upon a fresh transition. More »
A playable demo for indie point-and-click horror game, The Grandfather, will release on PC and PlayStation 4 in September 2015. Described as an “unique, story-driven puzzle horror game”, The Grandfather offers a pop-up, comic-book art style and tells the tale of a old man “tormented by the coldness of his wife”. You progress by moving through […]
Knock Knock, a stealth horror game originally released on PC in 2013, will be coming to the PS4 on September 10. Touting an unusual is-it-real-is-it-not backstory, developer Ice-Pick Lodge states that it developed the game from a strange email that arrived at the studio one day. “What do you, a small-to-mid-sized indie studio, do when an […]
Don’t let its uninspired title fool you, Layers of Fear may be one of the more promising indie horror games to release on Steam Early Access in some time. It comes from Bloober Team — the makers of the PlayStation exclusive Basement Crawl — and it looks very much like our cup of tea. It’s […]
Nintendo’s newest piece of hardware has had an interesting life so far. Since its launch in the fall of 2012, the Wii U has obviously seen a lot of activity from the game studio’s classic franchises. But while Nintendo usually keepsShow More Summary
Hello again, PlayStation.Blog! Ben here from the indie studio Wales Interactive. Today I have the pleasure of announcing our upcoming PS4 game, the sci-fi adventure-puzzler Soul Axiom!
Indie game designer Scott Cawthon has announced he will reveal a new game he is working on when he releases a free update for "Five Nights at Freddy's 4" on Halloween.
Strolling through the Indie Megabooth at PAX Prime, Burly Men at Sea stood out thanks to its clean, charming art direction. The adventure game has a small presence within the bustling independent area, but I sincerely hope other convention...Show More Summary
A disturbing and cryptic press release today from Internet comedy troupe Mega64 is making waves online. Naturally, Mike Cosimano and I were on the scene with an exclusive interview about their journey from making videos about video games to making video games themselves. Full Exclusive Interview™ below: Read more...
Three games to play while you smoke clove cigarettes and contemplate the cosmic joke of existence.
The indie horror game Dollhouse recently re-emerged and it brought with it a brand new trailer that does a great job of showing how wonderfully bizarre this game looks. Because I could never string together enough of the right words to explain what’s going on in this video, I’m going to leave that to developer […]