All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘indie games’

Goat Simulator To Get Free Content Update Next Month

Have you played Goat Simulator yet? If so, you might find the small map to be a little repetitive. There’s only so much a goat can do before it’s seen and done everything. That’s why the game’s developers are giving players a lot more content next month. Coffee Stain Studios announced this week that it will be adding a bunch …

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Futuridium EP Deluxe Announced For The PS4

Last week, Sony announced that it had 1,000 licensed developers making games for the PS4. Now those developers are announcing indie projects left and right for Sony’s new console. The latest is an enhanced port of a previously announced PS Vita title. MixedBag announced today on the PlayStation Blog that its bringing Futuridium EP Deluxe – a super colorful space …

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Is Just More Hotline Miami (And That’s Not A Bad Thing)

Hotline Miami came out of nowhere two years ago and became one of the best games of 2012. The top down action game demanded lightning quick reflexes from its players and it rewarded them with the best cathartic violence ever seen in a video game. Now the developers are working on a sequel and it looks like more of the …

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Draugen Will Drag You Into The Depths Of Survival Horror In 2015

Survival horror has seen a renaissance in recent year with games like Amnesia and Outlast. It’s fair to assume that interest in survival horror would wane after they all started to look and play the same, but it looks like developers still have a few scares left in them. The most recent comes from our friends in Norway and it’s …

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1,000 Developers Are Now Making PS4 Games

It was just a little over a year ago that Sony announced the PS4 with only a few vague promises and a drastically different controller. There were skeptics, of course, but Sony even won them over at E3 by announcing the console would launch at $399 with no DRM attached. Now we’re five months into the PS4’s life cycle and …

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Here Are Some Of The Indie Games Coming To The Xbox One

When the Xbox One was first unveiled, it was decidedly lacking in indie games. The reason was that Microsoft was keeping its old publishing guidelines around that required indie games to have a publisher before being allowed on their platform. Microsoft quickly removed that requirement, however, when it saw that Sony and Nintendo were allowing indies to self publish on …

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Hyper Light Drifter Looks Like A 2D Dark Souls

The retro look is starting to get old. It peaked with Sword & Swocery, and has been going downhill since. Now Heart Machine has come to the rescue with a new retro-inspired title that’s absolutely gorgeous. Heart Machine announced today that its Kickstarter-funded RPG Hyper Light Drifter would be coming to the PS4 and PS Vita this year. The game …

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Race The Sun Announced For PS3, PS4 And Vita

Last year, indie dev Flippfly introduced the world to Race the Sun – a procedurally generated racing game for PC. Now they’re bringing it to Sony’s platforms. Flippfly announced today that that they’re bringing Race the Sun to PS3, PS4 and PS Vita this summer. The unique racing game promises speed in it most distilled form as players race against …

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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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This War Of Mine Is All About The Human Cost Of War

“In war, not everyone is a soldier.” That’s the tagline for 11 Bit Studio’s latest game – This War of Mine. As it suggests, the game does not put players into the role of a soldier. Instead, players will instead be tasked with keeping a group of civilians alive even as the war outside brings the world down around them. …

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Nintendo Wants You To Know That Its Indie Friendly

The current generation of game consoles have forced change onto all three platform holders. One of the biggest changes is their approach to indie games. Whereas previous generations weren’t so kind, the current platforms welcome indies with open arms. The biggest turnaround in this regard came from Nintendo where it completely revamped its developer relations program to get indies on …

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‘Gone Home’ Coming to Consoles This Fall

To the surprise of many (and consternation of some), a small indie PC game called Gone Home appeared widely in many game-of-2013 discussions and lists. Now developer The Fullbright Company and publisher Midnight City (the indie publishing arm of Majesco) have announced that the game will be coming to consoles sometime this fall. The exact consoles Gone Home will appear …

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