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Apple Music Scores Some Major Indie Love

Apple Music Scores Some Major Indie Love

It looks like Apple and independent music labels are going to get along after all. Following Apple’s big 180 regarding the payment of artists during Apple Music’s free trial period, the company has inked a couple of big deals and gained the blessing of a major indie rep. Billboard reports that Apple has struck deals with two of the biggest …

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‘CounterSpy’ Coming to PS4 This Summer

Sony has kept the PlayStation 4 indie game train rolling this week with the announcement of Counterspy for its latest console. According to developer Dynamighty, Counterspy will be coming to PS4 sometime this summer. The game is also coming to PlayStation 3, PS Vita, iOS, and Android. Despite the new console announcement, Dynamighty Creative Director David Nottingham emphasized in a …

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‘Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition’ Announced

Almost one year ago, Guacamelee! hit PlayStation consoles. The game recieved praise for its side-scrolling open-world action beat ’em up gameplay and an unforgiving difficulty curve. Since that time the game has gone on to sell well on PC too and was even featured in a recent Humble Bundle. Now Drinkbox Studios is expanding the reach of Guacamelee! even more …

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Sim City Developers Ditch EA, Start New Studio

After the meltdown that surrounded the launch of SimCity this year, it wouldn’t come as any surprise that some Maxis developers were disheartened. The visuals of the new title were top-notch, and the streamlined interface appeared to working well, but the size of cities was heavily constrained, one of the many by-products of the broken always-on DRM implemented for the …

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Netflix, RADiUS-TWC Ink Deal for Indie Films

Netflix is making a move to add more content to its streaming lineup, this time in the form of indie films from an arm of The Weinstein Company. Today, Netflix and RADiUs-TWC are announcing a multi-year deal to bring a bunch of new independent films to Netflix subscribers by the beginning of 2013. “We are delighted to be extending our …

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Piracy Good: Message To Content Producers

Content producers at a conference in Ottawa recently received a surprising message. Piracy is good. Canadian Indie producers were told at a media conference on Thursday that illegal downloading of content actually secures more business and reveals new emerging markets for them. Gavin McGarry, Jumpwire Media President told an afternoon panel, “We’re really coming to a place right now where …

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