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Cart Life Review

Cart Life Review

Apr 1, 2013

Until a few months back the truth is that not so many people were familliar with Cart Life, but over the last few days it is the talk of the indie town as the game won the Seumas McNally Grand Prize from the Independent Games Festival beating indie gems like Faster Than Light, Hotline Miami, Kentucky Route Zero and Little Inferno. Those not familiar with the game Cart Life is...

Future acts for Kentucky Route Zero dated

Future acts for Kentucky Route Zero dated

Mar 29, 2013

The second act of Kentucky Route Zero, Cardboard Computers’ adventure game that won the Excellence in Visual Art at this year’s IGF is due out in April the developer has revealed. Cardboard are sticking with a three-month schedule for releasing new content, which means act 3 will be in July, act 4 in October, and the finale in January of next year. Kentucky Route Zero is a...

IGF 2013: The Winners

IGF 2013: The Winners

Mar 28, 2013

The Independent Games Festival was established in 1998 by the UBM Tech Game Network to encourage the rise of independent game development and to recognize the best independent game titles, in the same way that the Sundance Film Festival has honored the independent film community. The IGF offers finalists both global exposure and more than $50,000 in cash prizes to each...

IGF 2013 Preview

IGF 2013 Preview

Feb 1, 2013

Back in 1998 UBM TechWeb established the Independent Games Festival in order to encourage innovation in game development and to recognize the best independent game developers. Since the IGF launch there have been many major IGF prize winners that have gone on to much larger exposure, garnering increased distribution, a bigger profile, and getting lots more gamers playing their...

Kentucky Route Zero: Act 1 Review

Kentucky Route Zero: Act 1 Review

Jan 30, 2013

Cardboard Computer, the two man outfit Cardboard Computer of Jake Elliott and Tamas Kemenczy specializes in creating experimental adventures games that focus on exploring ideas rather than solving puzzles or beating up bad guys. They have released Ruins, a thematically sad but simple game about a dog chasing rabbits through a sparse desert. Balloon Disapora is about making new...