Venerable but much loved indie 2D platformer Gish from Chronic Logic gets some sexy updates and now lets you set your price! Find out how to win a copy this Wed Nov 3rd, 2010 – details inside
Fast on the heels of announcing that they would cease further development of the King’s Bounty franchise, leading Eastern and Central European publisher 1C Company and Katauri Interactive, announced today the development of Royal Quest, the first massively multiplayer online role-playing game ever produced by 1C.
Imagine walking into a vinyl store that is stocked to its eyeballs with Bob Dylan and Zeppelin, approaching the counter and asking if they carry any Justin Bieber. That was me at IndieCade.
I’ve never given much thought to indie games. When I think of my favorite games of the modern day, I think of Mass Effect and…well, mostly just Mass Effect. I also found myself lamenting the idea of showing up to a gaming convention that was going to be one bizarre and boring game after the next. I mean, these are indie games! What kind of budget could these games possibly have? The poor saps that are making these games are probably a bunch of Mountain Dew-guzzling rejects who are developing clumps of animated pixels on a screen as a way of trying to flag down the hiring staff over at Blizzard because the fan fiction they wrote about their characters on World of Warcraft didn’t get them noticed.
Oh, how wrong I was.
A review of Fractal from developer Cipher Prime as Indie Game Reviewer covers the IndieCade 2010 independent games festival in Culver City, California.
“Slick, explosive and wickedly addictive. Fractal brings together the best parts of Hexic and Lumines, and then blows them both to itty-bitty pieces.”
As gigantic moving projections became the facades of buildings, and massive towers of speakers carried the soundtrack for the dancing images that graced hundreds of over-sized LED displays, there is no question that technology and art can (and often do) go hand-in-hand.
IndieGameReviewer covers the Hand Eye Society’s Arcadian Renaissance indie game exhibit at Toronto’s all night city-wide Nuit Blanche art event. No quarters required!
Valve’s Steam has gone live with the Quakecon 2010 Pack – a ridiculous package deal hat includes some of the best and most beloved games of all time including Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition, all of the Quake games, Bethesda software’s Oblivion and Morrowind, Dooms, Hexen and more. Save over 200 bucks.
In the June issue of Famitsu, Level 5 made the surprise announcement that Ni no Kuni, their tag team production […]
with additional reporting by Indie Game Freak Old Friends Back From the Dead In the near future we’ll be seeing […]
Warhammer 40,000 the MMO is the new time-sucker coming at you from Games Workshop, THQ (the people behind Red Faction) and Vigil Games (Darksiders). Watch the E3 trailer now!
Get Your Gobble On According to a study conducted by RescueTime research, when Google displayed a working Pac Man game […]
You can usually tell a trend is on the upswing when you set up your project at a site like Kickstarter.com hoping to raise a $15K and then easily besting that number. Indie Game: The Movie is a documentary that did just that.
Want to build and create video games but don’t want to look at a single line of code? If you aren’t playing LittleBigPlanet on the PS3, then maybe The Games Factory 2 is for you.
IGF award-winning indie game Devil’s Tuning Fork, inspired by the works of master optical illusionist M.C. Escher and the sonic echolocation abilities of dolphins and whales, is a first-person exploration/puzzle game in which the player must navigate an unknown world using visual sound waves.
Bust out your plasticine, your silly straws, and whatever other childhood gadgetry you use when building-your-own fun. LittleBigPlanet 2 hits […]
The NAB Show, the largest media conference in the world hosted by the National Association of Broadcasters and taking place in Las Vegas April 10th-16th, is upon us. Here is the blurb for one of the sessions that caught our attention, titled “She’s Got Game: Exploring the Rising Importance and Influence of Women in Interactive Entertainment”