IndieCade International Independent Game Festival Day 1 – California, 2009

For better or worse, depending on your take, indie games are becoming something entirely new. Nowhere to be found the frag enthusiasts or Columbine tributaries that one used to expect from the definition of floppy disk era indies like DOOM and Duke Nukem. IGR reports from day one at Indiecade, Culver City 2009.

2009 IndieCade Indie Game Finalists

IndieGameReviewer.com are very excited to be covering the IndieCade independent games festival and conference in Culver City, California this weekend of October 1st-4th, 2009.

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Download BioShock For Only $5 As Direct2Drive Turns Five

Bioshock, the story of a Utopian Art Deco city gone terribly awry, and winner of countless awards and gamers’ polls is available as a Full Legal Download from Direct2Drive for only $5 (for a limited time) as part of their 5th Year Anniversary.

Orbiter - A Free Advanced Space Flight Simulator That Strives For Authenticity

“ORBITER” is a complex, full-fledged flight simulator that takes you beyond the skies and into outer space. Highly detailed and deep in its implementation of existing spaceship control, this amazing, free program allows you to launch the Space Shuttle from Kennedy Space Center to deploy a satellite, rendezvous with the International Space Station or take the futuristic Delta-glider for a tour through the solar system among other things.

Dungeon Escape – Indie Game Review – Dragon’s Lair Revisited As A Stick Figure

Dungeon Escape is a hilarious and creative title exists as a Flash screen in your browser window that prompts you to click on hot spots with razor sharp timing or you meet one of many hilarious, er, um tragic deaths. The creator admits this title was inspired by Dragon’s Lair, Space Ace and even something called Super Don Quixote (would love to see that title!)

Sam Raimi to Direct World of Warcraft Epic Film

World of Warcraft fans have much to celebrate as Raimi’s unique mondo-movie style seems to translate well with what would normally be considered B-movie fare. The world of Azeroth, where the mythology and lore of the World of Warcraft unfolds is rich with characters, races, classes, gods and history. Thousands upon thousands of hours of gameplay and development offer an almost bottomless well of stories from which to draw ideas.

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For the First Time NAB Show Expands to Feature Video Games

The National Association of Broadcasters announced early this morning that they will be transforming the final day of this year’s conference into a Video Game-centered blitzkrieg they are calling “Alternate Reality and Video Game Day.”

After Years of Development in Stealth Mode, OnLive Arrives

Onlive: Essentially you will be able to play any game anywhere, anytime over a broadband connection without any downloads. Similarly, you can play demos for any of these games to check ’em out before committing to the full game.

VIDEO: A Wicked XBOX 360 Ad – Bann’d

For whatever reason this great ad for Xbox 360 never aired. Maybe it’s because society doesn’t mass John Woo styled flash mobs invading airport terminals. Whatever, it rocks. Jump in.