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Sony Bringing Four Games To Vita As Part Of Play 2014 Promotion Sony Bringing Four Games To Vita As Part Of Play 2014 Promotion

For the past few years, Sony has promoted upcoming PlayStation titles through Play – a four-week long promotion that encourages players to buy upcoming titles in exchange for refunds. PlayStation Plus members generally receive a gracious discount on top of …

‘Octodad: Dadliest Catch’ Coming to PC on January 30th ‘Octodad: Dadliest Catch’ Coming to PC on January 30th

Indie developer Young Horses today announced that Octodad: Dadliest Catch will be coming to PC and Mac on January 30. The game will be available through Steam, GOG, and the new Humble Store. Dadliest Catch is the sequel to the …

This Week’s Nintendo Download Is Unepic This Week’s Nintendo Download Is Unepic

The Nintendo Download is here again to give Wii U and 3DS owners a smattering of interactive entertainment to keep them busy for a few days. Unfortunately, there’s not a lot to choose from this week, but what’s there should …

‘Fez’ Has Now Sold One Million Copies ‘Fez’ Has Now Sold One Million Copies

Fez was one of the most widely praised indie games of 2012. The puzzle game’s inventive 2-D/3-D platforming were intriguing enough for Fez to win numerous awards, but a meta-game involving a secret language and math significantly raised the level …

Microsoft Teases Indie Developers for ID@Xbox Microsoft Teases Indie Developers for ID@Xbox

Last February at its big console unveiling, Sony surprised many gamers by devoting a significant portion of its presentation to indie game developers. The company kept the momentum going at E3 and now stands poised to offer new PlayStation 4 …

‘Zen Pinball,’ ‘Doki-Doki Universe’ Coming to PlayStation 4 ‘Zen Pinball,’ ‘Doki-Doki Universe’ Coming to PlayStation 4

The latest game consoles have now been released in both the U.S. and Europe. Those who already have a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One however, will soon face the plight of all early adopters: a lack of software following launch …

Humble Mobile Bundle 3 Lets You Name Your Own Price For 6 Android Games Humble Mobile Bundle 3 Lets You Name Your Own Price For 6 Android Games

The Humble Bundle has been a great place to snag some great PC games at super low prices over the past few years, but what about mobile gamers? There’s been two Humble Mobile Bundles so far for Android gamers looking …

Indie Game TowerFall Announced For PlayStation 4 Indie Game TowerFall Announced For PlayStation 4

Sony’s PlayStation 4 console is out today and gamers across the U.S. are now jumping into next-generation console gaming experiences. During the televised launch celebration, Sony itself teased and announced exclusives for a variety of big-name gaming franchises. A new …

Team17 To Begin Publishing Indie Games Team17 To Begin Publishing Indie Games

Game developer Team17 today announced that it will soon make a move into third-party publishing of video games. Team17 is best known as the development studio behind the Worms series of games, which debuted just over 18 years ago. More …

All Indie Developers On Xbox One Get Free Unity Licenses All Indie Developers On Xbox One Get Free Unity Licenses

In an effort to get indie developers to make Wii U games, Nintendo offered free development tools, like a Unity license, in exchange for games. Now Microsoft’s indie program – ID@Xbox – is offering the same deal. Unity CEO David …

Here Are 8 New Games Coming To The Nintendo eShop Here Are 8 New Games Coming To The Nintendo eShop

Earlier this week, Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct in which it revealed more details regarding future retail releases for both the Wii U and 3DS. It didn’t touch on any future Nintendo eShop releases though. Fans of Nintendo’s digital services …

‘Outlast’ Hits PC, Unsettling Launch Trailer Released ‘Outlast’ Hits PC, Unsettling Launch Trailer Released

Last fall, just in time for Halloween, developer Red Barrels teased a new first-person survival horror game called Outlast. The trailer showed that players can expect to have little but their trusty nigh-vision camera to navigate dark hallways and evade …

Sony Announces Two More Indie Games At PAX Sony Announces Two More Indie Games At PAX

PAX Prime took place over the weekend and Sony held a small event showcasing some of the indie titles headed to its platforms. Most of the games shown at the event were already shown at E3 or Gamescom, but the …

These Developers Really Love The Vita These Developers Really Love The Vita

The PlayStation Vita has had a rough year since its launch in early 2012. Many considered its price to be high and the lack of quality games on the system has led to many forsaking it entirely. Sony addressed the …

ID@Xbox Is The Xbox One’s Self Publishing Platform For Indies ID@Xbox Is The Xbox One’s Self Publishing Platform For Indies

When the Xbox One was first announced, Microsoft said that it wouldn’t allow indie developers to self publish on the platform. Without an indie games channel on the Xbox One, this meant that indie developers would once again have to …

‘Below’ Only a Timed Exclusive For Xbox One ‘Below’ Only a Timed Exclusive For Xbox One

After seeing Sony’s inclusion of indie games in its big PlayStation 4 announcement in February, Microsoft also set aside some time for indie games during its E3 presentation. A very small amount of time, actually – just enough to tease …

F.E.A.R. Creators Announce New Game, ‘Betrayer’ F.E.A.R. Creators Announce New Game, ‘Betrayer’

A new indie video game studio named Blackpowder Games today announced that it is developing a new game titled Betrayer. With the recent rise of the indie market, that wouldn’t normally be big news, but Blackpowder is made up of …

Sim City Developers Ditch EA, Start New Studio 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 …

Rise Of The Triad Reboot Launches July 31 Rise Of The Triad Reboot Launches July 31

Apogee Software may not be a household name to many modern gamers, but PC gamers from the early 90s will remember the developer as being responsible for games like Rise of the Triad and the original Duke Nukem Trilogy. The …

Sony Opens An Indie Games Store On The PlayStation Vita Sony Opens An Indie Games Store On The PlayStation Vita

The PlayStation Vita has been pretty much abandoned by the major publishers and developers of the world. Indie developers, however, have been very proactive in supporting the platform. To celebrate the indie developers keeping the Vita alive, Sony has opened …

LIMBO Coming to iPad, iPhone Next Week LIMBO Coming to iPad, iPhone Next Week
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Back in 2010, an indie game called LIMBO was released for the Xbox LIVE Arcade. LIMBO charmed gamers with its unique silhouette-heavy art style and some surprisingly violent moments that don’t seem to match the game’s early tone. The game …