Entries in 'indies' (29)
Indie. It’s a word that instantly conjures visions of 2D platformers, retro graphics and quirky gameplay, of bedroom designers and nervous-looking developers showing their life's work in the corner of ...
A number of indie games developers intend to celebrate American Independence day tomorrow by not putting their games on sale.
Microsoft showed off a number of its independent games currently in the works as part of its ID@Xbox programme.
Nintendo is embracing independent developers for this year’s E3.
Virtual reality specialist Oculus is taking new steps to attract smaller developers to its Rift platform.
Indie developers will be able to attend May's Interface event as a delegate for free.
Alongside Tomb Raider, Halo and Quantum Break on stage at Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 press conference was a pixel-art title called The Escapists.
The policy which demands that indie games for Xbox One do not arrive on other platforms first isn’t concrete.
The digital age has given rise to thousands of games developers releasing titles on Steam, mobile and consoles. Sold Out sales director James Cato believes there’s room at retail for ...
Publishing label Sold Out has told indies they shouldn’t ignore the opportunities that remain available in the traditional boxed market.
PlayStation Vita owners can expect more indie titles but fewer triple-A first-party games in the future.
The next game from Limbo developers Playdead is leading Microsoft’s 2015 line-up.
It’s called Inside and is a stylish side-scrolling puzzle platformer, that looks to take place amidst some sort ...
Games such as The Swapper, MouseCraft and Titan Attacks won’t be released on Xbox One.
Despite Facebook’s entry into the virtual reality market doesn’t mean the sector won’t be led by indie developers.
PlayStation’s self-publishing initiative has signed on more than 1,000 indie developers, Sony has announced.
Thomas Was Alone and Volume developer Mike Bithell has said that getting his games released on consoles has made a big difference to his success.
The rise in popularity of indie games has threatened the very viability of triple-A development – but don’t expect it to last.
The Nintendo website has been updated with a new section looking to emphasize the company’s indie credentials.
Top independent chains have told MCV that PS4 is already ‘winning the war’ against Xbox One.
PlayStation has aggressively courted and attracted huge independent developer support in recent months, and even dedicated an entire Gamescom press conference to showcasing indie-made games.
It’s not just the big chains planning events around GTA V, with indie retailers telling MCV they are running midnight openings of their own.
Nintendo is working hard on building an infrastructure to support independent developers on its 3DS and Wii U platforms, says Reggie Fils-Aime.
Independent developers continue to flourish on PlayStation platforms, with the platform holder bagging a bunch of exclusive debuts.
Microsoft has announced its new indie games developer programme in a bid to win over small studios.
The CEO of indie developer InXile has claimed that Microsoft has completely reversed its approach to indies on Xbox One in the space of just 90 days.