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Top 5 Underrated NES Games - Have you played them all?

Old games can get expensive.<p>Underrated NES games are pure gold for the casual retro collector. Super Nintendo rarities like Chrono Trigger and …

NES

Some Simple Rendering tricks in Magica Voxel – Part II – Mirror and Water

After my first tutorial about “lights” in <b>Magica Voxel</b>, I’m back bringing you some more interesting features for your voxel worlds. In this second …

Tutorials

Journey to the Land of Misfit Mascots

Hey, Mario and Sonic make millions!<p>In the world of video game mascots, very few actually survive to become recognized over time, and even fewer …

SNES

Infektor: microbiological life in arcade excitement

An extended cellular level of Spore much more focused on the action<p><b>Infektor</b> is a game by Rushing Vise for PC and iOS. For this review, I tried its PC …

Biology

My "illegal" love: how i almost went to prison over my controversial game - IndieWatch - All things game development & game art

<b>In the beginning, there was just love…</b><p>I saw my first and true <b>love</b> at my uncle’s house when I was just 5 years old. She was squared shaped and ugly! …

Game Development

Into the jungle of free resources: a guide for one-man teams and small game studios

Free resources are a a treasure for solo game makers or small studios. Let's discover how to navigate through licenses and get them!<p>In the last few …

Copyright

Keep Your Kids Alive in Think of the Children

Think of the Children indie game review<p>Think of the Children is one of the first games in a long time that made me laugh out loud. Parents will …

Child Protection

Experience Ultimate Joy of Playing Games with Outstanding Game Console

Sponsored post: Used legally, ROMs make games you already own even more enjoyable<p>Many people consider video games to be more entertaining than other …

Game Development

Rockstar NYC is looking for a video editor - IndieWatch - All things game development & game art

DESCRIPTION<p><b>Rockstar</b> NYC is looking for a highly capable and experienced video editor who can work with a team to capture game footage and edit <b>video</b> …

Game Development

5 Different Ways to Use Music in Your Indie Game

Here are a few points you should carefully consider as you bring music into your game<p>One of the reasons that many of us find games so enjoyable is …

Game Development

I wanna make a fighting game! - part III: The character as a state machine

Standing, moving, attacking... everything is just a state!<p>After a long hiatus, let’s start again with our journey in the realm of fighting game …

Fighting Games

Now you can buy and sell game assets on IndieWatch! - IndieWatch

Today, we are excited to inaugurate our store. Soon, you’ll be able to browse it for 2d art, animation, sound effects, codes, characters and more for …

Game Development

An Interview with the Maker of Vito Jump N Roll

I have had the great pleasure of connecting with Juergen (@gangof.one), the creator of gangof.one and the game Vito Jump ‘n’ Roll. We connected when …

Game Development

From instructional design to game development: an interview with Ellen Johnson

For the last decades, gaming has found its way into education and academic discussions about learning have become increasingly more interesting ever …

Game Development

Let Them Come by Versus Evil — Indie Review

Let Them Come is a brand new release from indie developers Versus Evil. It’s a stationary, turret-based shooter that borrows the Dark Souls’ style of …

Dark Souls

On the “Dirty Chinese Restaurant” game controversy

Over this past week, an article published on Huffington Post about the game Dirty Chinese Restaurant by Big-O-Tree Games has brought lots of people …

Game Development

So, what’s it like to work for Pixar?

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an engineer in the movie industry? We have too. Here's our conversation with Max Liani, an engineer at …

Careers

Seven Ways To Promote Your Mobile Game

Mobile game discovery is one of the toughest tasks facing indie game makers. Around 270 billion apps and games are forecast to be downloaded across …

Marketing

The indie RTS I can’t stop playing!

Colorful, fun and freshly-released, Hypernova: Escape from Hadea is pretty darn good.Hypernova is pretty darn good. I know you guys hear me railing …

Game Development

Indie Dev, Don’t Quit Your Day Job

It’s becoming an exercise in creativity, finding how many ways I can tell every indie dev that their game is utterly doomed.Indie Dev Reality Check: …

Game Development

5 ways to NOT GET 100 YouTube subscribers in less than a month

I know how to get 100 YouTube subscribers in less than a month. Actually, my little channel just reached 100 YouTube subscribers a few weeks ago, so …

New Media

LIO: modeling a character in 3D

I'd like to share a peek of the workflow we used while making our character LIO, as well as go over a few tips on making 3D characters that we …

Mobile

Indie Gaming is Dead

The indie gaming bubble has officially burst. We all saw it coming, right? No?

Indie Gaming

6 Must Do Marketing Tips for Indie Game Developers

Are you an indie game developer getting ready to develop & launch your first game? Perhaps you’ve created a few games now and want to get your …

Some Simple Rendering tricks in Magica Voxel – Part I – Lights

This article will show some simple and very powerful rendering techniques in the application so that you can use them in our your games or even on …

Tutorials

How FRVR Gained 70 million Players in Less than 2 Years

In less than 2 years, FRVR has gained more than 2 million daily active users and 70 million all-time players. We chat with the founder of FRVR, Chris …

Game Development

My great surprise while playing undertale

You know that feeling when you find a not-so-new movie or an old book standing at the highest shelf at your granny’s personal library, and it turns …

Amazing

I’ve tried an immersion program in game development at Glitch in Minneapolis

If you're a beginner in game development and believe you could use some kickoff for getting yourself fully immersed in that field, I highly recommend …

Game Development

Escape from BioStation offers nostalgic platforming, a cheeky story and atomic nuts

Escape from BioStation attempts to do what few modern games do: It tells a story, complete with cutscenes, voice acting and progressing environments. …

Squirrels