Category:  Indie

[UPDATE] Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Heading to New Platforms through VVVVVV, Cave Story Publisher Nicalis

Posted by Christian, November 28, 2012 in 3DS, Hot, Indie, Mobile, News, PC, PS3, WiiU, Xbox 360 4

In a postmortem by Edmund McMillen today in Gamasutra, he essentially announced the intent and confirmation of a remake of the PC indie hit Binding of Isaac for consoles and even possibly handhelds. In the article, he goes through a beautiful look at the road to Isaac, the decisions made that… Read More »

Minecraft Sells 1 Million Copies on 360 in Five Days

Posted by Christian, May 14, 2012 in Indie, News, Xbox 360 5

In an announcement that should come as a surprise to no one, the wildly popular game by Mojang, Minecraft has sold one million copies on the Xbox 360. That said, the timeframe in which they sold that is nothing short of impressive. In just five days, Markus “Notch” Persson’s brainchild… Read More »

Binding of Isaac Expansion Gets Release Date

Posted by Christian, May 7, 2012 in Hot, Indie, News, PC 7

Let’s all be honest, it wouldn’t be Binding of Isaac or even an Edmund McMillen work, some could contend, if we didn’t find something strange with which we became even more strangely comfortable. Whether it be hanging bodies, wire coat hangers through our skulls, or crying tears of blood, McMillen… Read More »

Mojang and Notch Unveil First Details of New Game “0x10c”

Posted by Christian, April 4, 2012 in Hot, Indie, Main, News, PC 3

After a bit of fanfare on Twitter, Mojang founder and developer Markus “Notch” Persson has unveiled his newest project with the company simply, though also a bit uniquely, titled 0x10c. The game has certainly been worked on for quite a bit before its public introduction and has quite an ambitious… Read More »

A Blind Pre-order Begins For The Indie Royale St. Patrick’s Day Bundle

Posted by Nic, March 13, 2012 in Indie, Main, News, PC 2

Bundles are a great way to save money on games and perhaps in the process get a game you may not have gotten otherwise, and sometimes money goes to worthy charities too. To some swooping in and grabbing a bundle may have become a bit mundane, but what if you… Read More »

Update: Mari0 Is Now Available For Free Download, Merges Portal And Mario

Posted by Tovan, March 3, 2012 in Indie, Main, PC 3

Update: Mari0 is now available for download! Keep in mind that the website is currently being slammed by excited fans, so be patient when trying to access it. Original story: Following the launch of Portal and Portal 2, a number of fan videos were subsequently created which questioned what would… Read More »

Double Fine Trademarks ‘The Cave’

Posted by Nic, February 29, 2012 in Indie, Main, Mobile, News, PC 1

The name Double Fine has been lighting the world on fire lately. It began with Notch of Minecraft fame tweeting that he would be willing to help finance a sequel to the much beloved Psychonauts only for Double Fine to blow that news out of the water with a record… Read More »

Eufloria Coming To iOS Devices in February

Posted by Nic, January 25, 2012 in Indie, Main, Mobile, News 2

If you’ve heard of the real time strategy game Eufloria but don’t have a Windows PC, Playstation 3, or just never heard of it there will be a new way for you to play. Eufloria will be released to iOS devices sometime next month and Team Eufloria sound excited to… Read More »

Super Meat Boy Hits 1 Million Sales, Goes Platinum

Posted by Tovan, January 3, 2012 in Indie, Main, News 13

Earlier today, Team Meat announced that its anger-inducing downloadable game, Super Meat Boy, officially went platinum last month. Simply put, this means that the popular title has managed to sell an impressive 1 million copies since its original launch on XBLA in 2010. Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes, the two-man… Read More »

N-Control Dismisses Ocean Marketing Following Controversy, “There Isn’t A Bus Big Enough To Throw Paul Christoforo Under”

Posted by Tovan, December 29, 2011 in Indie, Main, Misc 5

You have no doubt heard of the dispute between Penny Arcade and Ocean Marketing that took place earlier this week, and if you haven’t I suggest taking a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the story. As you can imagine, PR representative Paul Christoforo has come under quite a bit of fire as a result of his interesting methods of communication when dealing with customers.

Humble Indie Bundle 4 Gets Better With Five Additional Games

Posted by Tovan, December 20, 2011 in Indie, Main, News, PC 4

When Humble Indie Bundle 4 was originally announced, many assumed that it couldn’t get any better. Based on the recently updated version of the bundle, those people were wrong. Now, if you pay above the average price (which is currently $5.15) for Humble Indie Bundle 4, you will not only… Read More »

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson Is No Longer The Lead Developer Of Minecraft

Posted by Tovan, December 2, 2011 in Hot, Indie, News, PC 20

After approximately two years of development, the highly popular Minecraft was finally released on November 18, 2011. While the game is now technically completed, it is not considered a ‘finished product’ by Mojang. Prior to the launch of Minecraft, it was confirmed that more content would continue to be added… Read More »

Posted by Tyler, November 18, 2011 in Indie, Main, News 11

If you have been living under a rock the last last few days and for some reason don’t know that Minecraft was going to officially leave beta stage and become officially released. Well that time is NOW, yes Minecraft version 1.0.o is out now, what are you waiting for, GO… Read More »

Super Meat Boy Anniversary Bundle is SUPER!

Posted by Nic, November 18, 2011 in Indie, Main, News, PC 4

If you have some holes in your indie collection and feel the need to get even more Steam games crammed into your games list the Super Meat Boy Anniversary Bundle has got what you need! The games in the bundle are: Super Meat Boy (PC + Mac) Bit.Trip Beat Bit.Trip… Read More »

Minecraft Massacre

Posted by Tyler, November 9, 2011 in Indie, Main, PC, Videos 12

The YouTube sensation that is Freddiew, who has made plenty of video-game related videos, which have been fantastic. One game he hasn’t really touched on though is probably one of if not the most popular games in the last year — Minecraft. With the official release of the game not… Read More »

‘Indie Royale’ Offers A New Method Of Purchasing Inexpensive Indie Titles

Posted by Tovan, October 26, 2011 in Indie, Main, PC 10

Over the last few years with the advent and popularization of downloadable games, independent developers have proven that they are an important aspect of the industry. Incredibly popular titles such as Minecraft and promotions such as The Humble Indie Bundle have demonstrated increasing interest in games from independent studios. Following… Read More »

Posted by Tyler, October 18, 2011 in Hot, Indie, Main, News, PC 13

Now Scrolls — not to be confused with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim — the game that Markus “Notch” Persson and Mojang is working on. If you haven’t heard, the current name of the game was kind of undecided, because they were in a bit of a legal battle with… Read More »

Project Zomboid Indie Developer Burglarized, Responds In The Worst Way

Posted by Tovan, October 17, 2011 in Indie, Main, PC 7

Project Zomboid is an upcoming isometric Zombie Survival RPG being developed by The Indie Stone – which, as the name suggests, is an independent group of developers. The game itself looks fairly ambitious, with realistic mechanics such as starvation, loneliness and illness all set in an open world in which… Read More »

Developer Offers Game For $1, But Only If 10 Million People Pre-order It

Posted by Tovan, October 10, 2011 in Hot, Indie, Main, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 33

Intoxicate Studios, the team behind the upcoming role-playing game Afterfall: InSanity, recently announced a fairly ambitious method of game promotion. Starting today, October 10, 2011 and ending November 24, 2011, Afterfall: InSanity is being made available for pre-order for only $1. The underlying purpose of this promotion, however, is to… Read More »

‘Pay What You Want’ Business Model Results In Disappointment For Indie Developer, Makes An Estimated 9 Cents Per Download

Posted by Tovan, October 5, 2011 in Indie, Main, Misc, PC 17

You may remember the indie game Proun from back in June when it originally released. In addition to being a great game, one of the main selling points of Proun was the fact that you could choose to pay any price for it – even absolutely nothing. Unfortunately, many took… Read More »