Indie Gaming

Cuphead developers bet everything on a 1930s-cartoon-style game

Studio MDHR has sold an estimated 1.5 million copies of Cuphead for the PC and Xbox One since the challenging run-and-gun game debuted on September 29. It’s a surprise hit of the fall, made by a family-run company whose leaders mortgaged their homes to finish it.<p>Chad, Jared, and Maja Moldenhauer of …

Business

Best 2017 indie games you may have missed

Making a list of the best underappreciated indie games of 2017 is no easy task; it will never be an easy task, in fact. One is most likely to neglect …

Monty Python

The Rise of the Indie Game

Indie games. They’re something every self-styled gamer has an opinion on, and often a strong one. For some, they represent a return to better, …

Gaming

George Fan's Octogeddon Entering Closed B8ta Before February Release

George Fan’s Octogeddon Entering Closed B8ta Before February Release<p>/ December 8, 2017 at 12:00 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>As we previously reported,</i> …

Crytivo – Graphic Design and Branding by Maria Grønlund

Graphic design and brand development by Danish designer Maria Grønlund for Crytivo.<p>Lystrup, Denmark-based graphic designer Maria Grønlund was hired …

Graphic Design

Canadian-developed game Cuphead wins 'Best Independent Game' at The Game Awards

Canadian indie gem <i>Cuphead</i> won big at The Game Awards last night, taking home the prizes for ‘Best Independent Game,’ ‘Best Art Direction’ and ‘Best …

Guillermo del Toro

PSX 2017: Donut County has been revealed for the PS4

Ben Esposito<p>Independent Games Festival finalist Donut County has been revealed for PlayStation 4 during PSX 2017. It will launch in 2018.<p>Ever had a …

Gaming

Konjak Announces Release Date for Iconoclasts After Nearly 8 Years

Konjak Announces Release Date for Iconoclasts After Nearly 8 Years<p>/ December 6, 2017 at 9:46 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>Sometimes it just takes years to …

Bioshock

These are your juries for the IGF 2018 Design, Audio, and Student awards!

As the year winds down around us, the 2018 Independent Games Festival is entering its jurying phase -- the period in which discipline-specific …

Game Design

New Steam indie games for December week 1: 'Seven' and more

Here to help is a list of recent or upcoming independent games you can check out for the first week of December.

Game Development

Deal: Jump Gaming Subscription

Get immediate and unlimited access to over 75 award-winning indie games. Play anywhere and any time on PC, Mac or Linux and a Wi-Fi connection with …

Technology

6 Surprisingly Amazing Indie Games That Blew Everyone Away In 2017

Rime<p>An epic and broad story, music that makes hearts beat and a loving artistic aspect. Those are Rime’s foundations, a true masterpiece that …

Gaming

12-Month Subscription to Jump

Need to get your fill of new games? Well, by all means, check out today’s Daily Deal, a 12-month subscription to Jump. Jump has over 75 online indie …

Black Friday Offer: Unlimited year-long access to the ‘Netflix of Games’ for about $3/mo

If you’re on the prowl this Black Friday for a gamer (or yourself!) then you might want to check out this hot digital offering: for today only, Jump is offering their 12-month subscription model for just $39.99.<p>That means you end up just paying $3.99 per month instead of the usual price of <b>$9.99 per</b> …

Mobile

Blood Ancestors Closed Alpha Free Giveaway

Blood Ancestors Closed Alpha Free Giveaway<p>/ November 21, 2017 at 3:48 PM / Blog<p>We’ve teamed up with the folks at Snowpeak Studios to do a giveaway …

We're Livestreaming Some Of PAX Australia's Best Indie Games

I love PAX, but I also have a major problem with it. There's so much stuff to see that I end up in a state of perpetual FOMO. I know I'm not the only …

Livestreaming

New Steam indie games for November week 3: ‘Tower 57’ and more

A new week means a new set of indie games to play on Steam.

Game Development

Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days Delisted After Six Months

Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days Delisted After Six Months<p>/ November 17, 2017 at 2:19 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>One of the worst things about licensed games …

Quentin Tarantino

iStart Valley announces Third Batch of the Accelerator Program

<b>November 16th, 2017</b><p>iStart Valley, a leading accelerator for the emerging technology-based startups is excited to announce the startups selected to …

Startups

An Interview with Yoshiro Kimura from Onion Games, Part One

I was recently invited to visit the headquarters of Onion Games in Tokyo to have a sit-down interview with its founder, Mr. Yoshiro Kimura. Onion …

Game Development

Overgrowth Review - The Floor is Lava

Overgrowth Review – The Floor is Lava<p>/ November 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM / Game Reviews, Gaming<p>Back in 2005, a little game called <i>Lugaru</i> released. It was …

PlayStation Now November 2017 Free Indie Games Now Available

Sony has this week revealed more details about the November 2017 PlayStation Now update for the PlayStation 4 streaming service which is available to …

Penguin Wars Heading To Consoles, West After 30 Years

Penguin Wars Heading To Consoles, West After 30 Years<p>/ November 8, 2017 at 11:46 AM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>City Connection’s remake of <i>Penguin Wars</i>, a …

Punch-Out!! Meets Pumpkinhead in Creepy Brawlers

Punch-Out!! Meets Pumpkinhead in Creepy Brawlers<p>/ November 6, 2017 at 5:13 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>The greater gaming community is very good about …

Pillars of Eternity: Definitive Edition Announced

Pillars of Eternity: Definitive Edition Announced<p>/ November 2, 2017 at 5:44 PM / Gaming<p>Today, Paradox Interactive announced that Obsidian …

RPGs

Blog: There has to be another way to make indie games

Another promising indie game fails and I start thinking of ways not to fall victim to the same issues. ...

Game Design

10 Amazing Paid IOS Apps for iPhone on Sale Now You Save $50

1. Kingdom: New Lands<p>Kingdom: New Lands builds upon the award-winning gameplay and mystery of Kingdom by introducing an abundance of new content to …

Amazing

Wheels of Aurelia Drives Onto Switch on 2nd November

Music = 10/10

Nintendo

The Creator of This Gorgeous Game Doesn't Even Know How to Code

The maker of 'The First Tree' wants you to know that you can do the same.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Art, Coding, Design, Indie Games, Makers, Steam & UnReal<p>The …

Game Development

Solve Crimes in Alternate History Louisiana in Lamplight City Q2 2018

Solve Crimes in Alternate History Louisiana in Lamplight City Q2 2018<p>/ October 19, 2017 at 6:35 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p><i>Lamplight City,</i> an upcoming …

Historical Fiction