Entries in 'indie' (85)

Burnout creator Fiona Sperry on leaving EA, going indie and Dangerous Golf

Burnout creator Fiona Sperry on leaving EA, going indie and Dangerous Golf

In 1999, PC-focused Criterion Studios asked Fiona Sperry to set up a new development arm within the company. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Curve on the hunt for new games following Catalis acquisition

Curve on the hunt for new games following Catalis acquisition

Curve Digital is on the hunt for the next big indie hit.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 9th 2016 at 12:30PM in News
Excalibur goes indie

Excalibur goes indie

Excalibur has made its name in PC sim games from other studios. Now its focus is on its own IP and indie games. Marketing boss Richard Barclay tells us why ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 1st 2015 at 1:49PM in News
Over 40 indies braced for first London Gaming Market

Over 40 indies braced for first London Gaming Market

A market dedicated to selling retro games and merchandise takes place this weekend, and the organisers expect it to give a huge boost to retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2015 at 9:56AM in News

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Charles Cecil: 'The PS1 destroyed the first UK indie golden age'

Charles Cecil: 'The PS1 destroyed the first UK indie golden age'

British games industry legend Charles Cecil says that the first PlayStation led to the death of the UK indie sector during the 1990s.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 12th 2015 at 11:47AM in News
Koch Media on Kickstarter, indie retail and offering the best of both worlds

Koch Media on Kickstarter, indie retail and offering the best of both worlds

Craig McNicol, Northern Europe MD, and Paul Nicholls, sales and marketing director for Northern Europe, discuss Koch Media’s big changes during the last year, reveal the benefits of being both ...

on Nov 9th 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Look who's going to Interface

Look who's going to Interface

Dozens of leading games companies will be heading to London next week for the return of Interface.

on Nov 2nd 2015 at 2:14PM in News
Attend Interface for free next month

Attend Interface for free next month

Indie devs are invited to attend next month’s Interface event – free of charge.

on Oct 28th 2015 at 9:37AM in News

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Reus developer Abbey Games on escaping the basement

Reus developer Abbey Games on escaping the basement

Like many development studios, Holland-based Abbey Games was set up by a group of friends who shared a passion for video games. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 28th 2015 at 8:59AM in News
Channel 4: 'We want to be like Devolver Digital'

Channel 4: 'We want to be like Devolver Digital'

Channel 4 isn’t a stranger to producing games, but now the TV network has opened up a dedicated publishing arm to this end – All 4 Games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 27th 2015 at 9:13AM in News
Green Man Gaming to introduce new funding option at Interface

Green Man Gaming to introduce new funding option at Interface

Digital retailer and publisher Green Man Gaming is once again showing its support of indie developers by backing next month’s Interface event.

on Oct 21st 2015 at 11:23AM in News
505 Games seeking new IP at Interface

505 Games seeking new IP at Interface

505 Games is back at Interface next month and looking forward to connecting with the “unsung heroes of UK development”.

on Oct 19th 2015 at 5:02PM in News

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Kiss chases new signings at Interface

Kiss chases new signings at Interface

Kiss is once again looking for new games to sign at next month’s Interface.

on Oct 16th 2015 at 2:14PM in News
Indie darling Firewatch headed to PC and PS4 next February

Indie darling Firewatch headed to PC and PS4 next February

Much-anticipated indie adventure title Firewatch has had a release period pencilled.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 13th 2015 at 9:49AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to indie games merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to indie games merchandise

It’s not just triple-A brands that inspire fans to show off their passion for gaming; smaller-budget titles are just as rich for merchandise. MCV takes a closer look

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2015 at 3:11PM in News
Made in Britain: The UK digital games renaissance

Made in Britain: The UK digital games renaissance

To truly call something a trend, at least three things along a similar theme need to occur. This proves that individual events were not simply random. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 22nd 2015 at 10:45AM in News

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Having a blast in VR

Having a blast in VR

“Cut the blue wire. No, wait – cut the red wire.”

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 2:58PM in News
What the hell does 'indie' even mean anymore?

What the hell does 'indie' even mean anymore?

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 ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2015 at 9:13AM in News
His Story: Sam Barlow on creating one of this year's most talked-about indie hits, Her Story

His Story: Sam Barlow on creating one of this year's most talked-about indie hits, Her Story

You fire up the dusty old computer. A search engine fizzes through the scan lines. In the text box, a single word: MURDER. Below, five videos, each with the same ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 12:15PM in News
One indie's journey to resurrect local multiplayer

One indie's journey to resurrect local multiplayer

In 2012, Geraldo Nascimento left his native Portugal to move to the UK in order to develop games. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 24th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Mod DB and Indie DB join Eurogamer parent Gamer Network

Mod DB and Indie DB join Eurogamer parent Gamer Network

Gamer Network, the firm behind Eurogamer, Rock Paper Shotgun and EGX, has added two sizable new brands to its portfolio. 

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 21st 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Former Q-Games devs releasing new title Nova-111 this August

Former Q-Games devs releasing new title Nova-111 this August

Curve Digital is publishing a new game from former Q-Games devs Eddie Lee and Kalin entitled Nova-111.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Gunpoint and Heat Signature developer Tom Francis on going from critic to creator

Gunpoint and Heat Signature developer Tom Francis on going from critic to creator

“Everybody’s a critic,” goes the old adage and, in the age of the YouTube comment and customer review, rarely has it seemed more veracious.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Why it's not RIP for D&D video games

Why it's not RIP for D&D video games

It might have recently turned 40 years old, but Dungeons & Dragons hasn’t thrown its last die yet.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 29th 2015 at 8:54AM in News