Entries in 'indie' (83)
In her latest series, Mary Portas will be helping our independent shops that are struggling to survive or wants to expand.
Microsoft can seemingly do no right when it comes to indie developers on Xbox Live, but a new set of policy changes may go some way toward appeasing the indie ...
Independent games retailers are in uproar having missed out on stocking the GAME-exclusive £130 edition of Star Wars: The Old Republic.
UK industry charity GamesAid has released a compilation of indie-developed downloadable titles.
Gamers will be able to download a five-game pack for charity this month – and pay what they like for it.
Publishing group Sega has acquired Californian indie studio Three Rings, the developer has announced.
As if hearing the call of indies bemoaning the rising trend in retail exclusives for the big chains, Tecmo Koei is releasing a limited edition that’s exclusive for indies.
Leading independent online games retailer ShopTo.net has doubled its warehouse capacity as we enter the busy Q4 period.
Blitz Games Studios is to wind down and close its 1UP initiative, which helped small studios develop, distribute, and promote their games.
Freeplay Independent Games Festival has put out a call for speakers to present at its August 20 and 21 event at the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne.
A host of independent retailers have told MCV they want to sell downloadable games.
Microsoft is to investigate claims that an organised group of people have made deceitful ratings to some Xbox Live Indie Games.
With mass lay-offs, studios dropping like flies and mega-franchises imploding under our feet, it’s tempting to declare that there’s never been a worse time to get into video game development.
Nintendo has further clarified how it chooses to partner with the new generation of independent game creators, following the firm’s divisive claim that it wouldn’t be working with ‘garage’ developers.
3DS and Wii platform holder Nintendo has said it will embrace the independent developer, but “draws the line” with less-established garage outfits.
The owner of a leading independent chain has condemned the ongoing 3DS price war between the big UK games retailers.
British games industry association is taking the plunge into games publishing in a landmark partnership with UK stronghold Jagex.
In a period of falling sales and store closures, the story of Grainger Games is a refreshing one.
Kindle, the famous ‘digital ink’ e-reader, is now hosting its first indie-developed game, in what owner Amazon is hoping will ignite interest in device as a games platform.
Grainger Games will open up to five more stores this year after unveiling its 40th outlet three months early.
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick wants the world to know his firm is embarking on an exclusive ten-year partnership with Bungie, and in typical fashion he is doing so by way ...
PlayStation Home looks set to get a huge boost - thanks to a deal that will see a number of indie games hits republished in the virtual world.
Sega has placed faith in an external indie developer to build on its treasured Sonic franchise.
Specialist chains Chips is optimistic that the busy Q1 release slate will boost the firm, despite the fact that financial pressures forced it to enter a Company Voluntary Arrangement last ...