Entries in 'indies' (56)

Sony: Project Morpheus is an easier sell to indies than publishers

Sony: Project Morpheus is an easier sell to indies than publishers

Despite Facebook’s entry into the virtual reality market doesn’t mean the sector won’t be led by indie developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 11:09AM in News
Sony licenses 1,000 indie studios for PlayStation platforms

Sony licenses 1,000 indie studios for PlayStation platforms

PlayStation’s self-publishing initiative has signed on more than 1,000 indie developers, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 30th 2014 at 8:40PM in News
Bithell: A console release is a badge of honour

Bithell: A console release is a badge of honour

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 1:38PM in News
Molyneux says good times won't last forever for indies

Molyneux says good times won't last forever for indies

The rise in popularity of indie games has threatened the very viability of triple-A development – but don’t expect it to last.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 1:11PM in News

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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
'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
Xbox One's fight for independents

Xbox One's fight for independents

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.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 9th 2013 at 3:59PM in News
Indies braced for Grand Theft Auto V windfall

Indies braced for Grand Theft Auto V windfall

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.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 16th 2013 at 1:02PM in News

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Reggie affirms Nintendo's indie love

Reggie affirms Nintendo's indie love

Nintendo is working hard on building an infrastructure to support independent developers on its 3DS and Wii U platforms, says Reggie Fils-Aime.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 30th 2013 at 3:41PM in News
Rogue Legacy, Hotline Miami 2 and more indie titles to debut first on PS4 and Vita

Rogue Legacy, Hotline Miami 2 and more indie titles to debut first on PS4 and Vita

Independent developers continue to flourish on PlayStation platforms, with the platform holder bagging a bunch of exclusive debuts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 20th 2013 at 6:52PM in News
Two free Xbox One dev kits for indies as Microsoft tries to woo small studios

Two free Xbox One dev kits for indies as Microsoft tries to woo small studios

Microsoft has announced its new indie games developer programme in a bid to win over small studios.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2013 at 10:25AM in News
Microsoft "has come full circle" on indies, InXile boss claims

Microsoft "has come full circle" on indies, InXile boss claims

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2013 at 11:41AM in News

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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
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
Rumour: Microsoft to allow indies to self-publish

Rumour: Microsoft to allow indies to self-publish

Microsoft may be in the midst of revising its policies against self-publishing XBLA games on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 12th 2013 at 4:00AM 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

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Indie developer program planned for Xbox One

Indie developer program planned for Xbox One

Microsoft IS planning on courting indie games developers to produce titles for the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2013 at 11:12AM in News
Indie retailer Games Centre wants ten stores this year

Indie retailer Games Centre wants ten stores this year

MCV Award-winning indie chain Games Centre is adding three more shops over the next 12 months.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on May 10th 2013 at 1:19PM in News
'Microsoft has not turned its back on indie devs'

'Microsoft has not turned its back on indie devs'

The belief that Microsoft is neglecting its relationship with indie developers is incorrect, one studio has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2013 at 2:42PM in News
Read the definitive guide to Q2 new releases in the latest MCV

Read the definitive guide to Q2 new releases in the latest MCV

This latest MCV – which is now available to view online – details all of the hottest releases coming in the next few months, including The Last of Us and Remember Me.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 12:41PM in News
High Street SOS: Asda, GAME and indies plot games retail rescue

High Street SOS: Asda, GAME and indies plot games retail rescue

Major retailers have pledged to fill the gap left by Blockbuster and HMV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2013 at 9:51AM in News
U need help: Retailers call for new Wii U price and strategy

U need help: Retailers call for new Wii U price and strategy

Stock is piling up of Nintendo’s new home console. We spoke to indie stores and the MCV Retail Advisory Board to find out what could help shift it.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 27th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
2K Games teams up with indies for BioShock Infinite competition

2K Games teams up with indies for BioShock Infinite competition

Indies are getting some extra love from 2K Games for the upcoming launch of BioShock Infinity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 11:30AM in News
Valve reveals new Greenlight selections for Steam

Valve reveals new Greenlight selections for Steam

Valve has given the greenlight for ten new indie titles to make their way onto the Steam platform, including a few names we've heard before.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 16th 2013 at 1:24AM in News
Last chance for indies to save on Xbox hits this Christmas

Last chance for indies to save on Xbox hits this Christmas

Gem is offering independent retailers discounts on some of the Xbox 360's most popular titles.

on Dec 18th 2012 at 10:13AM in News