New indie studio Phoenix Labs announced upcoming co-op RPG Dauntless at the game awards tonight. It’s set in an online sci-fi fantasy world in which players slay monsters called “Behemoths” and features a very cool sword. Dauntless will be available for PC in 2017. Read more...
Posted by Kacey Fahey, Marketing Programs Manager, Google Play Indie game developers are some of the most exciting and innovative teams to work with. While developers large and small exist on the same field, gone are the days where you hit publish and turn your back, moving on to the next project. Show More Summary
Every month, Xbox Live Gold subscribers get four free games across the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. That's four games across two consoles for $60 per year. It's generally a good mix of bigger retail games and smaller indie games, and December's offering is no different. Show More Summary
Built By Snowman, creator of Alto's Adventure, has revealed the first trailer for Distant, a game it's creating in partnership with Australian indie firm Slingshot & Satchel. The video (below) shows a caped, glowing hero leaping from column-like structures through a massive cave, with a waterfall, glowing pyramid and blue fauna in the background. Show More Summary
Ever looked out of your window, longing for the chance to yield the greatest crops known to man? Well, Stardew Valley might just be the game for you. After becoming a runaway success on Steam earlier this year, the indie farm-em-up is coming to PS4 and Xbox One, launching on December 13th and 14th respectively. Source: Stardew Valley Blog
Developers ConcernedApe have announced that indie farming simulation RPG ‘Stardew Valley’ will be coming to Xbox One on December 14. The game has already been available on Windows since February of this year, and is being brought to Xbox due to the games success. In the game, the player controls a character that takes over […]
Ryan Cash, of Alto's Adventure fame, has a talent for creating (or helping other's create) moody games, and the upcoming DISTANT, developed in collaboration with Australian indie duo Slingshot & Satchel, is definitely not an exception. The game is primarily Slingshot & Satchel's work. DISTANT will take players on a wondrous journey through pastel dreamscapes,
EXCLUSIVE: George Fan, the co-creator of the phenomenal hit Plants vs. Zombies, generated some excitement last month when he announced Octogeddon, a new game he is developing at his new indie game studio, All Yes Good. The PC title is an arcade-style action game where a giant Octopus becomes angry and destroys the world. Fan sat down with […]
The promotion of No Man's Sky as the evolution of console gaming and a revolution in space simulation fell flat with a lot of people... especially PC gamers. The reality is that the title was what you would expect from an indie studio. Well, after all of the criticisms, feedback and...
They’re headed to Indy. Michigan’s game with Ohio State was a classic earlier in the day, and it could have been the first step in Big Ten chaos that would put the Buckeyes in the conference title. But nobody told the Nittany Lions that...Show More Summary
Mod support was once a dying trend; something only supported by indie games and off-shoot communities who wanted to dabble in extending the life of a title. Well, the fringe hobby has now become a widely supported feature for some games, including a popular three-year-old title, which just...
Unfortunately, Indy will likely be without Andrew Luck this week. Thanksgiving Day wraps up with the Pittsburgh Steelers taking on the Indianapolis Colts in a special holiday edition of Sunday Night Football. The game will be televised...Show More Summary
absurdly great bundle of 151 indie games, 100% of proceeds to ACLU and Planned Parenthood
A Good Bundle is offering 151 games, including indie hits like Gone Home and Proteus, for peanuts. 100 percent of the profits will be split between the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood. Read more...
"You're not special, nor is your game, and you'll never ship a hit." With those words, longtime indie dev Jake Birkett opens this 2016 GDC talk on how to survive and thrive as an indie game maker....
Currently the studio head of first-person shooter development at the company, he's moving on to head into indie game development.
Indie developer Psyonix will release Rocket League Game of the Year Edition, an inclusive package that bundles together all three DLC expansions for the base game, for PlayStation 4 and Steam on PC later today. Rocket League Game of the Year Edition costs $24.99. Show More Summary
Google has launched an Android Indie Game Contest in Europe, allowing teams of 15 people or less to submit their games for the chance to win big prizes.
Aiming to shine a spotlight on the best games in the Play Store, Google has announced the introduction of the first ever Google Play Indie Games Contest in Europe. The event aims to recognize the best independent studios and developers...Show More Summary
The indie film sphere is stepping up its ensemble game this year with some exciting casting choices that pair well-known but never-before co-starring players. From Annette Bening and Greta Gerwig, to Molly Shannon and Jesse Plemons,Show More Summary