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Eight new games advance through Steam’s Greenlight

Eight new games advance through Steam’s Greenlight

Jul 1, 2013

The next wave of games that were given the green light by the Steam community has just been revealed. 8 games managed to advanced through Greenlight this time which are in alphabetical order the following: Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller Day One : Garry’s Incident Guncraft Homesick In Verbis Virtus Super Motherload Vector Verdun As with past batches, these titles will be...

CastleStorm coming to Steam on July 29

CastleStorm coming to Steam on July 29

Jun 26, 2013

Zen Studios is bringing their 2D physics destruction meets tower defense brawler CastleStorm, to Steam on July 29th for $10. The game features a story-driven single player campaign as well as local and online co-op/multiplayer modes. Controlling the battle in real time, you will harness the power of medieval artillery, manage a fearsome ground attack, and cast powerful spells...

Jack Haunt: Old Haunting Grounds announced, coming next month

Jack Haunt: Old Haunting Grounds announced, coming next month

May 20, 2013

Indie developer EvolvingPoet have officially announced their first full-sized game titled Jack Haunt: Old Haunting Grounds, a point and click pulp mystery adventure where you play as Jack, a long dead Private Investigator who is forced to leave the house that he has been haunting for decades. In order to leave though, he must first gather his remains before the sun goes down. With...

Rablo Games announces Lost Spirits of Kael

Rablo Games announces Lost Spirits of Kael

May 17, 2013

Indie developer Rablo Games have officially unveiled Lost Spirits of Kael, an action-RPG with focus on atmosphere, described as a mix between  Shadow of the Colossus and  Dark Souls, in a  hand-painted 2.5D world. In Lost Spirits of Kael you play the role of a young painter who has lost his inspiration and tries to get it back in the Forest of Kael. There, he meets a mysterious...

Dynamighty announces CounterSpy

Dynamighty announces CounterSpy

May 9, 2013

Dynamighty, a small independent studio based in San Francisco founded by a core team with prior experience at LucasArts and Pixar, have officially announced their first project titled CounterSpy (working title), a side-scrolling action game being developed for PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and mobile platforms. Inspired by the ’50s/’60s Cold War era and games like...

The Humble Double Fine bundle is live

The Humble Double Fine bundle is live

May 8, 2013

Humble Indie Bundle, the acclaimed series of game bundles that are sold and distributed online at a pay what you want model, have just revealed the Humble Double Fine bundle, featuring 5 masterful Double Fine gems that if you bought separately would cost you over $120. You can pay what you want for Costume Quest, Psychonauts, and Stacking. Spending more than the average (currently...

‘Life of Pixel’ Kickstarter campaign launched

‘Life of Pixel’ Kickstarter campaign launched

May 7, 2013

Super Icon, a London based independent games development studio comprising of husband and wife team Richard and Claire Hill-Whittall and Steve Howard, have today announced that Life of Pixel, a Playstation Mobile title that has received praise from both critics and gamers, has launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to make the leap to PC, Mac, iOS and Android. “Super Icon chose...

Ludum Dare 26 Preview

Ludum Dare 26 Preview

Apr 29, 2013

Ludum Dare the recurring competition where you’re encouraged to make a game from scratch in 48 hours, happened again this weekend. The latest competition was the 26th and was held from the 26th of April until the 29th and the theme these talented developers had to illustrate in their efforts was Minimalism. The accelerated game development event has just finished collecting games...

Indie Royale presents the Lunar Bundle

Indie Royale presents the Lunar Bundle

Apr 26, 2013

Indie Royale has just revealed the Lunar Bundle featuring the recently released Pid & Cargo Commander, Telltale’s Back to the Future: The Game and last month’s newly released Dungeon Hearts. There are also 3, so far unannounced, bonus games. The 3 games that are so far featured in the Lunar Bundle are the recently released Pid, a beautiful and creative adventure,...

Horror-adventure Among the Sleep gets Kickstarter campaign

Horror-adventure Among the Sleep gets Kickstarter campaign

Apr 19, 2013

Among the Sleep, the surreal first person horror game heavily based on atmosphere and exploration played from a two year old child’s perspective, is now on Kickstarter to raise completion funds. According to developer Killbrite Studio, “We have many goals with Among the Sleep, one for instance being our desire to tell a compelling story both through an interesting storyline...

Incredipede Review

Incredipede Review

Apr 12, 2013

Northway Games is an indie studio home to husband and wife developer duo Colin Northway and Sarah Northway. Back in 2008 Colin wrote the successful Flash gameFantastic Contraption while Sarah in 2011, released Rebuild which has since sold over 100,000 copies. Colin and Sarah are both from BC, Canada and spend every summer there, but in the last three years they ‘ve also...

Award-Winning indie adventure Gemini Rue releases on iOS

Award-Winning indie adventure Gemini Rue releases on iOS

Apr 11, 2013

Independent publisher Wadjet Eye Games has announced that Gemini Rue, an award-winning game inspired by the point-and-click classics of Sierra, LucasArts, and Revolution is now available on the App Store. The game combines “old school” adventure gameplay with gritty, low-res graphics and a gripping neo-noir narrative and is set in a bleak future dominated by the...

Indie Royale’s Spring Sun Bundle is live

Indie Royale’s Spring Sun Bundle is live

Apr 11, 2013

The Spring Sun Bundle from Indie Royale, a package that features five creatively diverse games to confound and delight are all available with a clutch of soundtrack bonus items and can now be purchased at the current mininum of 3.43€ . The games included in the bundle are Knytt Underground, The Real Texas, Monday Night Combat, Satazius and Gentrieve 2. Knytt Underground is an...

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...

Curve announces Lone Survivor for PS3, PSVita

Curve announces Lone Survivor for PS3, PSVita

Mar 13, 2013

Curve confirmed rumours today that it would be bringing Jasper Byrne’s critically acclaimed psychological survival game Lone Survivor to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. This version of Lone Survivor will feature exclusive expanded content, including new locations, sidequests, items, and a new ending. Speaking about the collaboration, Lone Survivor’s creator Jasper Byrne said...

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