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Indie Game App Meditations Will Give You A Free Title Every Day In 2019

A developer has launched a launcher called Meditations, which will let players try a different game every day for the entire run of 2019. There were a lot of developers involved, but exactly which ones are a secret for now.

Video Games January 2, 2019

Nintendo Switch Game Library Expands With A Ton Of Neat Nindies, AKA Indie Games

Nintendo Switch is really turning out to be the platform for indie games, or as the company likes to call them, 'Nindies.' That said, there's a plethora of titles coming to the hybrid console soon.

Video Games August 31, 2017

E3 2017 Will Have Strong Indie Presence

E3 has always been built around the bigger companies of gaming. It doesn't look like that will be the case for E3 2017 though, as we're expecting plenty of indie developers at the event.

Video Games May 27, 2017

Thimbleweed Park Review Roundup: Self-Aware Adventure Game Nails The '80s Spirit Of Its Predecessors

From the creative brains behind the classic ‘The Secret of Monkey Island’ comes ‘Thimbleweed Park,’ a point-and-click adventure game. But is the game worthy of its predecessor’s acclaim from the critics?

Video Games March 31, 2017

Indie Watch: ToeJam & Earl Is Joining The Nintendo Switch Nindies List

The Sega classic title ‘ToeJam & Earl’ is coming to Nintendo Switch. A demo of its Kickstarter-funded sequel was unveiled in PAX East 2017.

Video Games March 15, 2017

Indie Watch: 5 Cool Indie Games Of GDC 2017

The annual gathering of game developers is a hotbed for game ideas (both in production and concept stage). Independent game developers come here to showcase what creative masterpiece they have for the gaming world.

Video Games March 6, 2017

Indie Watch: ‘Legion 1917’ Will Take You Back To The Russian Revolution

Czech-Slovak indie game developer Sornyak Arts announced a Kickstarter campaign for ‘Legion 1917,’ an isometric turn-based game set during the Russian Revolution. The target release date is November 2017.

Video Games March 2, 2017

Indie Watch: Retro Point-And-Click ‘Thimbleweed Park’ Coming This March 30

Indie game developer Terrible Toybox announces the release of its point-and-click adventure game ‘Thimbleweed Park.' The game is slated for a multiplatform release on March 30.

Video Games March 1, 2017

Indie Watch: Embark On A Colorful Adventure With ‘Ayo The Clown’

Indie game developer Cloud M1 announced its 2.5D puzzle platformer ‘Ayo the Clown’ for release on PC and Mac. A Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign is currently ongoing.

Video Games March 1, 2017

Indie Watch: Make A Living From Dead People With Simulator ’Graveyard Keeper’

Indie game developer Lazy Bear Games and publisher tinyBuild announced a new resource management game titled ‘Graveyard Keeper.’ The game is slated for a summer 2017 release for PC and Xbox One.

Video Games February 28, 2017

Nintendo Switch Development Kits Are Really Cheap: Good News For Indie Game Developers

The price of Nintendo Switch developments kits is apparently really cheap. This is great news for independent developers, as it will be very easy to jump into making games for the upcoming hybrid console.

Video Games February 20, 2017

Indie Watch: 'Super Lovely Planet' Releases New Trailer

Quicktequila, makers of 'Lovely Planet Arcade,' is releasing its third game, 'Super Lovely Planet.' The game is due for release this summer for Windows and Mac.

Video Games February 17, 2017

Indie Watch: 'The Gardens Between' Is A Game About Friendship And Time Travel

Australian indie game developer The Voxel Agents has revealed its newest game, puzzle platformer 'The Gardens Between.' It will come to Windows and Mac in Q4 2017.

Video Games February 17, 2017

'Hello Neighbor': A Stealth Horror Game For Sneaky Cowards

'Hello Neighbor' is an upcoming horror game by TinyBuild. It is about sneaking in and discovering your creepy neighbor’s secrets.

Video Games February 15, 2017

Humble Bundle Now A Game Publishing Company

Popular video game seller Humble Bundle is expanding to video game publishing. It has seven games set for release.

Video Games February 12, 2017

'Undertale' Creator Toby Fox Opens Up About The Game's Massive Popularity

The popular indie RPG took the world by storm last year, and now, creator Toby Fox is talking about what that success has meant for him.

Video Games September 14, 2016

‘Stardew Valley’ Now Available On Mac And Linux

'Stardew Valley' is now available on Mac and Linux. It may have taken a few months after the game’s original release but now more will be able to enjoy the hit farming simulator.

Video Games July 30, 2016

Noir Teddy Bear Detective Helps Girl Find Missing Brother In 'Bear With Me' Trailer

When a 10-year-old girl's brother goes missing, she enlists the help of her detective teddy bear to help her solve puzzles and uncover mysteries. Watch the trailer for the new point-and-click adventure game 'Bear With Me.'

Video Games July 13, 2016

Space Travel Simulator 'Kerbal Space Program' Lands On The PlayStation 4 On July 12

Space travel simulator 'Kerbal Space Program' will be landing on the PlayStation 4 in North America on July 12. The title will put players in charge of an alien race and their newly launched space travel program.

Video Games July 9, 2016

Review: 'Inside' Features Great Ideas And Tons Of Missed Potential

'Inside' desperately tries to evolve past its developer's previous titles — unfortunately, it never truly does. There are some great moments tucked away, but players will be fighting off frustration more than anything.

Video Games June 30, 2016

Electronic Arts Unveils EA Originals To Support Indie Game Developers

Electronic Arts unveiled EA Originals, an initiative that looks to support indie game developers. One of the core pillars of EA Originals is to give back all the profits of games to the developers.

Video Games June 13, 2016

Video Game 'Maize' Features Sentient Corn: Watch The First Trailer Now

'Maize' could qualify as one of the weirdest video games ever, thanks to its story about two scientists who grow sentient corn after misreading a government memo. Watch the trailer now.

Video Games May 18, 2016

Welcome To 'HK,' An Adventure Dystopian Game Starring A Cat

A small team of indie video game developers recently started posting progress on a blog about a new title it's working on: a dystopian adventure where the player takes on the role of a cat.

Video Games May 9, 2016

'Superhot' To Roll Out To Xbox One In May: Here Are The Details

'Superhot' is about to arrive to the console scene on the Xbox One, as it finally gets an official release date. What's more, a VR version is next in line.

Video Games April 30, 2016

The Floor Is Lava In This Video Game Adaptation Of Every Kid's Imagination

Don't touch the floor.

Video Games April 22, 2016

'All Walls Must Fall' Is The New Time-Bending Indie Game Where The Cold War Rages On After 150 Years

Time-travel and tactical combat in a futuristic Berlin make up the first game from newly-formed indie studio inbetweengames.

Geek April 18, 2016

You Can Now Turn Any Xbox One Into A Development Kit

Independent game development on Microsoft's console just got a lot easier: thanks to a new update, anyone hoping to build a game for the Xbox One can now turn any console (including retail models) into a development kit.

Geek March 30, 2016

Ever Wanted To Change The Events In Shakespeare’s 'Hamlet?' There’s A Video Game For That

Developed by Golden Glitch Studios, Elsinore takes you on a time-looping adventure to keep the tragedies of 'Hamlet' from unfolding. Will you be able to keep the inhabitants of Elsinore Castle alive?

Culture March 18, 2016

What You Need To Know About Steam’s Runaway Hit ‘Stardew Valley’

With hundreds of thousands of units sold after just two weeks of being available, ‘Stardew Valley’ is indisputably a hit. Get to know the popular indie game here!

Geek March 14, 2016

Neverending Nightmares' Horror Indie Game Headed To PlayStation 4, Vita

‘Neverending Nightmares’ is scheduled to roll out on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita this year. The porting of Infinitap Games’ title on consoles raises goose bumps, as the game is much more subtle than a jump scare.

Video Games February 28, 2016

Review: 'Superhot' Is True Innovation In A Tired Genre

It's not every day that you see a first-person shooter actually trying something new, but here we are: 'Superhot' isn't just a great game, it's one of the few truly unique titles to hit the genre in recent memory.

Geek February 25, 2016

First 'Undertale' Update Secretly Adds New Dialogue Options

The popular indie title just got a new update, and it snuck in some new content for fans to discover.

Geek January 21, 2016

Interview: 'Oxenfree' Developer Discusses New Kind Of Video Game Storytelling

In an interview with Tech Times, Night School Studio founder Sean Krankel discusses the importance of story in 'Oxenfree,' as well as why the studio decided to make something different.

Geek January 20, 2016

Indie Game 'Oxenfree" Partners With Robert Kirkman and David Alpert’s Skybound Entertainment

'Oxenfree' developer Night School Studio recently announced a partnership with Robert Kirkman and David Alpert’s Skybound Entertainment to help build the game's brand and bring its story to other mediums.

Geek January 11, 2016

NetHack 3.6 Finally Released After 12-Year Absence

After 12 long years, it's finally here: NetHack, the browser-based ASCII RPG, has finally been updated for the first time since 2003. Introducing: NetHack 3.6!

Geek January 8, 2016

Why You Should Check Out Itch.io: The Steam For Indie And Experimental Games

If you want more than what mainstream game developers can offer, check out Itch.io. Here's why you should give this community a shot.

Video Games December 21, 2015

Here Are The Top Indie Video Games Of 2015

In 2015, not only did players get their hands on some great AAA video games, but many indie developers also contributed some of the top games of the year. Here are some of our indie favorites.

Geek December 19, 2015

Cult Classic Puzzle Game ‘Fez’ Gets A $100 Limited Edition For Mac And PC

Released in 2013 by Polytron Corporation, indie platformer 'Fez' quickly became an instant classic. Now, fans can get their hands on a collector's edition for $100.

Video Games November 27, 2015

'This War Of Mine' Board Game Is Coming Next Year: Can You Survive The War?

Wartime survival video game 'This War of Mine' is coming to the tabletop as a board game. It can be played straight out of its box, and players are not required to be familiar with the original video game's rules.

Video Games November 27, 2015

'Outlast 2' Is Coming In 2016, And It Already Sounds Terrifying

A sequel to one of the scariest games in recent memory is in the works.

Geek October 29, 2015

The First Trailer For 'Astroneer' Is Here, And It's Gorgeous

Gamers are no strangers to exploring the deepest, darkest depths of space, but 'Astroneer' could be something new -- considering just how tired the survival genre has become, a breath of fresh air is more than welcome.

Geek October 7, 2015

Humble Monthly Bundle Contains Surprise Indie Games For $12 Per Month

Humble Bundle took a new turn in business strategy and offered a monthly package of games for $12. By subscribing, gamers received both games paired with the excitement of loot packages.

Video Games October 3, 2015

'Cute Things Dying Violently' Now Available For PC, iOS And Android

Video gamers who would like to embrace their more violent tendencies have a game made just for them: 'Cute Things Dying Violently' is now available for PC, iOS and Android.

Geek September 3, 2015

The 'Shovel Knight' Amiibo Is Real, And It's Coming To Stores Soon

The 'Shovel Knight' amiibo will be the first amiibo to support a non-Nintendo published game.

Geek August 28, 2015

Gaming On­-The-­Go: The Business Of Starting An Indie Mobile Game Studio

Mobile game developers who are looking to start their own mobile gaming studio must weigh the risks and rewards such as funding and creative freedom. Indie gaming studio TinyMob Games' CEO Alex Mendelev discusses the business of indie games.

Apps/Software July 2, 2015

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