The creator of Broken Sword also told us how the App Store revived indie games.
Horizon Chase, the tribute title to 8 and 16bits arcade racing games shows some gameplay today. Developed by indie studio Aquiris it will first be out for iOS in August but a PC version is planned.
There are lots of indie game makers, artists, and developers out there exploring what can be done with the dress-up game. Here are a few of my favorites.
If even indie titles with female leads like Bloodstained can get the massive support they do, that seems like a pretty clear indicator that actual consumers aren’t bothered by women leading their games. So until big name companies stop with the lame, antiquated excuses, let’s talk more indie titles starring kick-ass women!
According to Zeyboyd Games' Robert Boyd, indie games are getting too comfortable with a $20 price tag.
More subscription collectible box goodness from Loot Crate and Indie Box this month. The July 2015 Loot Crate theme is “HEROES 2,” and the game highlighted this month by IndieBox is Captain Forever […]
PS4/PS3/PSVita/PC (version tested); cert n/a; Size Five Games Gaming has its trends, and in recent times one has been the procedurally generated or “roguelike” indie game. You could go back over decades picking out examples of this design technique, but the big inspiration for this modern flowering is the success of Spelunky. Show More Summary
I want to play Tangiers. Briefly. Before crying and locking it in the freezer. Tangiers is a new stealth game from indie Andalusian Games. The developer announced a November 16 release for the project this week, as well as a September 3 beta, and produced a new trailer to celebrate this news. Said trailer popped […]
Terraria is finally making the jump Nintendo fans have been calling for. Indie 2D crafting sandbox Terraria arrives on 3DS and Wii U in early 2016 thanks to a partnership between developer Re-Logic and publisher 505 Games. Both new console versions feature touch screen controls and multiplayer. The 3DS port supports up to four Terrarians […]
Once upon a time, it looked like OUYA would be able to support itself as an independent gaming company focused on the Android-based, microconsole experience. In 2013, it even offered up $1 million to OUYA developers as part of an initiative called Free the Games Fund, which promised to match crowdfunded cash for certain OUYA projects. Show More Summary
Developers Dave Proctor and Alex Rushdy of 13AM Games are in the middle of an impassioned conversation about the Wii U and independent development. "I think the industry is getting into a habit of unsustainably large development, where...Show More Summary
In this deeply-personal postmortem of her game Problem Attic, Liz Ryerson explores her relationship to iconic indie darling Braid—and what the game may say about the culture of development. Read the rest
It seems like only yesterday Razer Inc was adamantly cl […]
The Astronauts’ memorable PC indie title from 2014 has managed to find its way to PlayStation 4 boasting a complete rebuild in Unreal Engine 4 and some tweaks to iron out some of the less favourable facets of the game. As a result, The...Show More Summary
Indie game console creator Ouya was bought by gaming peripheral company Razer. Problem! Ouya pledged indie devs hundreds of thousands of dollars. Solution: Razer will cover the tab.
Razer’s acquisition of Ouya was leaked back in June, but the company confirmed everything early this week. The indie gaming darling Ouya is no more, having failed to make a dent in the […]
Developers owed between $5,000 and $32,000 according to Vice report.
With over 16,000 indie games available on Itch.io, it can be hard to figure out what to play. But thanks to the Randomizer, finding a new game is as easy as swiping right. Read the rest
Great indie games don’t just appear out of thin air. They’re the result of blood, sweat, tears and, most important of all, original ideas. And this might be the most original of all. Read more...
The best part of PAX Australia is the indie section. You know this. No long queues, absolutely brilliant video games and the chance to rub shoulders directly with the people who are making the games themselves. That’s why I love the PAX Australia Indie Showcase so much — it celebrates awesome games being made in Australia. More »