Entries in 'indie developers' (15)

Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

The Apple App Store now offers an 'Indie Game Showcase' page, highlighting noteworthy iOS titles developed by indie studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 10:48PM in News
Crytek announces CryEngine subscription service for indies

Crytek announces CryEngine subscription service for indies

Crytek is opening up its CryEngine development tools to indie developers through a new a subscription-based service, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2014 at 4:39AM in News
Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic Games has announced major changes to Unreal Engine's business model, allowing developers to forgo the one-time licensing fee and instead offering a monthly subscription service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 20th 2014 at 6:51AM in News
Microsoft: ID@Xbox parity clause enforcement to be decided case-by-case

Microsoft: ID@Xbox parity clause enforcement to be decided case-by-case

Microsoft has commented on the controversial parity clause that would force ID@Xbox partners to either launch their titles on Xbox One first, or simultaneously with any other formats.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2014 at 7:58PM in News

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Criterion founders form new indie studio Three Fields

Criterion founders form new indie studio Three Fields

Former Criterion creative director Alex Ward and studio director Fiona Sperry have announced the formation of their new UK-based indie studio, Three Fields Entertainment.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 7:20PM in News
Microsoft unveils 65 new ID@Xbox developers

Microsoft unveils 65 new ID@Xbox developers

Microsoft has revealed it has signed on several dozen new developers for Xbox One ID@Xbox program.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 8:11PM in News
ID@Xbox devs offered free Unity Xbox One deployment add-on

ID@Xbox devs offered free Unity Xbox One deployment add-on

Xbox One developers registered with Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program are entitled to the Unity Xbox One deployment add-on at no cost, Unity CEO David Helgason has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2013 at 8:35PM in News
Former Valve, PopCap developers form Temple Gates Games

Former Valve, PopCap developers form Temple Gates Games

Former Plants vs Zombies developers Tod Sample and Jeff Gates have split from their current positions at Valve to form new indie studio Temple Gates Games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 9th 2013 at 6:40AM in News

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Microsoft confirms indie self-publishing U-turn; 'Every Xbox One a dev kit'

Microsoft confirms indie self-publishing U-turn; 'Every Xbox One a dev kit'

Developers will be allowed to self-publish on Xbox One and every hardware unit sold at retail can be used to develop games, Microsoft has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2013 at 5:30AM in News
Industry vet Teasdale founds indie studio No Goblin

Industry vet Teasdale founds indie studio No Goblin

Veteran designer Dan Teasdale has formed No Goblin, a new indie studio that will focus on “original mechanic-driven video games.”

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2013 at 4:08AM in News
Gree nabs four more North American indie devs

Gree nabs four more North American indie devs

GREE has announced the signing of four additional North America-based indie devlopers for its mobile games platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 8th 2012 at 7:09AM in News
PICHLMAIR: Wii U much more open, indie-friendly than Wii

PICHLMAIR: Wii U much more open, indie-friendly than Wii

Wii/Wii U indie developer Broken Rules has expressed its approval of the openness of Nintendo’s new hardware compared to its predecessor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 3rd 2012 at 7:30AM in News

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Steam Greenlight launches, nearly 400 entries already added

Steam Greenlight launches, nearly 400 entries already added

Valve has launched its crowdsource-based indie game selection application Steam Greenlight.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 31st 2012 at 2:29AM in News
Indie dev PerBlue reveals huge sales figures, sees Android passing iOS

Indie dev PerBlue reveals huge sales figures, sees Android passing iOS

Mobile developer Perblue has revealed staggering financial figures for their free-to-play MMO Parallel Kingdom, also declaring that Android is currently outpacing iOS in nearly every way.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2012 at 8:15AM in News
Polytron: Zynga pitched Fez mobile port

Polytron: Zynga pitched Fez mobile port

Polytron’s Phil Fish has revealed that Zynga sought out the indie studio with hopes of porting their XBLA platformer Fez to mobile devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 13th 2012 at 7:35AM in News