Entries in 'indie' (46)

Interface: The story so far

Interface: The story so far

So, you’ve seen our stories and updates: Interface is coming on May 14th.

on Apr 21st 2015 at 11:09AM in News
OlliOlli 2 played by over 1m people worldwide

OlliOlli 2 played by over 1m people worldwide

Over one million people around the globe have played Roll7's sequel to last year's indie skating hit OlliOlli. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 1:07PM in News
From game jam to E3 in six months - the story of Acid Nerve and Titan Souls

From game jam to E3 in six months - the story of Acid Nerve and Titan Souls

In December 2013, three developers gathered to take part in online game jam Ludum Dare. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:18AM in News

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Curve Digital unveils game bundling initiative

Curve Digital unveils game bundling initiative

Independent game publisher Curve Digital has revealed its new game bundling service: The Indie Mixtape. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Yves Guillemot offered 'constant support' for indie hit Valiant Hearts

Yves Guillemot offered 'constant support' for indie hit Valiant Hearts

One of Ubisoft’s most noted indie releases was helped to release by the personal support of the publisher’s CEO Yves Guillemot.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:28AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to indie merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to indie merchandise

Small but mighty, indie games have become a hot point of interest for players, publishers and platform holders alike in the last few years. So much so, some even have ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 27th 2015 at 12:43PM in News
Hotline Miami 2 finally receives release date

Hotline Miami 2 finally receives release date

The sequel to the brutal Hotline Miami will be available digitally in just under two weeks time.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 26th 2015 at 1:20PM in News

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Pushing it to the Climax: interview with Climax Studios CEO Simon Gardner

Pushing it to the Climax: interview with Climax Studios CEO Simon Gardner

Climax may not be a company you’d associate with being an ‘indie’ developer.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Breaking from indie retail into eSports: interview with Am2Pro MD Carl Moore

Breaking from indie retail into eSports: interview with Am2Pro MD Carl Moore

Former ThatGameShop owner Carl Moore is breaking into the pro-gaming market with his latest venture, eSports outlet Am2Pro. MCV caught up with Moore to find out more

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Helana Santos

Top 100 Women in Games: Helana Santos

Indie developer and UKIE board member Helana Santos tells MCV about her career, and what her biggest achievements have been to date. 


on Feb 11th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Pies, psychology and Pixel Rift: the story of Brazil's first VR game creator

Pies, psychology and Pixel Rift: the story of Brazil's first VR game creator

Ana Ribeiro gave up everything to move to the UK and start a new life developing for the Oculus Rift.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris on learning to be indie

Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris on learning to be indie

When MCV spoke to Positech’s Cliff Harris last month he mentioned publishing other indie games, namely ‘space comedy life-sim’ Redshirt, by one-person studio The Tiniest Shark. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 27th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
SONY: Horror game P.T. leads strong PlayStation game lineup

SONY: Horror game P.T. leads strong PlayStation game lineup

Sony has unveiled a whole host of previously unannounced games, including P.T., The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Hollowpoint, Rime, Snow and more.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 7:32PM in News
MICROSOFT: Goat Simulator among indie games coming first on console to Xbox One

MICROSOFT: Goat Simulator among indie games coming first on console to Xbox One

Microsoft has announced a slew of indie games coming first on console to Xbox platforms, including bizarre PC parody Goat Simulator.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 1:22PM in News
Indie boss Adelman has left Nintendo, admits to Twitter ban

Indie boss Adelman has left Nintendo, admits to Twitter ban

The boss of Nintendo of America’s indie program Dan Adelman has left the company after nine years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 1:09PM in News

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Rayman creator Ancel opens new indie studio, but isn't leaving Ubisoft

Rayman creator Ancel opens new indie studio, but isn't leaving Ubisoft

Rayman creator Michel Ancel has opened a new independent studio called Wild Sheep.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Why Cliff Harris quit triple-A

Why Cliff Harris quit triple-A

Out of the current line-up of indie developers, Cliff Harris is among the longest serving. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 31st 2014 at 2:36PM in News
Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

PS4 is still riding the crest of its strong launch wave but there is one criticism the machine has regularly faced it’s concerning the lack of triple-A releases for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Is Garry Newman an indie?

Is Garry Newman an indie?

Garry Newman is arguably one of the most iconic indie devs working in the industry right now.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 25th 2014 at 2:48PM in News
Microsoft parity cause rules out Curve Digital games for Xbox One

Microsoft parity cause rules out Curve Digital games for Xbox One

Games such as The Swapper, MouseCraft and Titan Attacks won’t be released on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 12:28PM in News
VIDEOS: Loads of new indie games announced for PS4

VIDEOS: Loads of new indie games announced for PS4

Sony has at an American press event announced ten new indie game releases for PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 9:51AM in News
Microsoft unlikely to budge on ID@Xbox launch parity requirement

Microsoft unlikely to budge on ID@Xbox launch parity requirement

While Microsoft is enjoying great success with its renewed Xbox One indie focus, the chances of its parity policy being rescinded look slim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 1:10PM in News
Over 50 Unity games are on the way to Wii U, Nintendo claims

Over 50 Unity games are on the way to Wii U, Nintendo claims

Nintendo has attempted to assert that while mainstream publishers may be shunning Wii U, the indie community is not.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Chips is back on the rise

Chips is back on the rise

The story of Chips summarises the pressures that has faced games retailers over the last three years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2014 at 2:35PM in News