Entries in 'indie' (86)

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Microsoft is enjoying great success with its renewed Xbox One indie focus, the chances of its parity policy being rescinded look slim.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

Nintendo launches indie-centric eShop hub

The Nintendo website has been updated with a new section looking to emphasize the company’s indie credentials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2014 at 3:20PM in News

Advertisement

Namco Bandai signs three indie publishing deals

Namco Bandai signs three indie publishing deals

Three indie games have signed digital publishing deals with Namco Bandai Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 12:57PM in News
And the Crackdown 3 announcement is... an indie publishing deal between Ruffian and Square Enix

And the Crackdown 3 announcement is... an indie publishing deal between Ruffian and Square Enix

Been looking forward to a Crackdown 3 announcement today? Stand down people, stand down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 3:01PM in News
Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Microsoft says it’s urgently looking to help independent retailers who have been left in the dark over their Xbox One stock allocation.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 12th 2013 at 1:19PM in News
Vlambeer, Double Fine, Half-Brick and Crytek sign up to ID@Xbox indie initiative

Vlambeer, Double Fine, Half-Brick and Crytek sign up to ID@Xbox indie initiative

The director of the ID@Xbox initiative has outlined the extensive number of partnerships Microsoft has forged with indie devs for the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:00PM in News

Advertisement

'Sony has captured the hearts of indie retail'

'Sony has captured the hearts of indie retail'

Top independent chains have told MCV that PS4 is already ‘winning the war’ against Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 25th 2013 at 12:12PM in News
LGC: The indie developer revolution is over

LGC: The indie developer revolution is over

The indie revolution is over, and PlayStation is embracing the new world it has created.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 13th 2013 at 7:00PM in News
UPDATED: 505 Games refutes How To Survive copycat accusations

UPDATED: 505 Games refutes How To Survive copycat accusations

Recent digital release How To Survive is not a rip-off of indie title Roam, publisher 505 Games has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 2:53PM in News
It's pretty clear who the star of this GTA V midnight launch photo is

It's pretty clear who the star of this GTA V midnight launch photo is

Grand Theft Auto V is not just for teenage boys. And we have proof that makes that an ACTUAL FACT.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 9:10AM in News

Advertisement

Nintendo has received Wii U interest "from over 1,000 indie devs"

Nintendo has received Wii U interest "from over 1,000 indie devs"

If the numbers coming from Nintendo are to be believed, indie development interest in Wii U is at astronomic levels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 10:05AM in News
Indie title Pavilion pledges loyalty to PlayStation

Indie title Pavilion pledges loyalty to PlayStation

PlayStation has landed itself another tasty-looking indie exclusive in the form of Visiontrick media’s Pavilion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
VIDEO: Thomas Was Alone dev reveals Volume

VIDEO: Thomas Was Alone dev reveals Volume

Mike Bithell, the creator of indie hit Thomas Was Alone, has unveiled his second solo game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2013 at 11:35AM in News
PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo: indie developers are our future

PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo: indie developers are our future

The biggest names in the games industry say that indie developers will define the future of their businesses.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 6th 2013 at 11:36AM in News

Advertisement

Microsoft indie plans get Notch's blessing

Microsoft indie plans get Notch's blessing

Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has endorsed Microsoft's recently announced plan to make every Xbox One work as a dev kit.

by Seth Tipps
on Jul 30th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
Xbox One self-publishing "not the equivalent to what other platforms offer"

Xbox One self-publishing "not the equivalent to what other platforms offer"

One notable indie dev has urged caution to those welcoming Microsoft’s decision to allow self-publishing on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2013 at 9:24AM in News
Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Quick – there might be a new indie villain in town!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Indie devs behind Cube World suffering repeated DoS attacks

Indie devs behind Cube World suffering repeated DoS attacks

A two-person family development team has seen the launch of its highly anticipated PC title ruined by repeated cyber attacks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2013 at 3:25PM in News
Indie success for Gunpoint changes one man's life forever

Indie success for Gunpoint changes one man's life forever

Sometimes games aren’t about multi-million pound budgets and transmedia marketing – sometimes they’re about changing people’s live for the better.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 1:04PM in News
Oddworld dev slams Microsoft over Xbox One indie games policy

Oddworld dev slams Microsoft over Xbox One indie games policy

Microsoft’s insistence on indie devs requiring a publishing partner has angered indie dev Lorne Lanning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 12:26PM in News
Nintendo is "making a big move" for indie devs

Nintendo is "making a big move" for indie devs

Perhaps spotting a chink in the enemy’s armour, Nintendo appears to have rejuvenated its efforts to win favour amongst indie developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Indie retailers desperate for Xbox One pre-owned answers

Indie retailers desperate for Xbox One pre-owned answers

Microsoft’s statement about pre-owned licences on Xbox One last night has sent a shiver up the back of indie retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 1:15PM in News
Indie devs must seek a publisher to release games on Xbox One

Indie devs must seek a publisher to release games on Xbox One

Microsoft will not allow independent developers to self-publish on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2013 at 2:29PM in News