Entries in 'indie developers' (26)

Epic reveals three more Unreal Dev Grants selections

Epic reveals three more Unreal Dev Grants selections

Epic Games has revealed a new batch of selection for its Unreal Dev Grants initiative, splitting $50,000 among a trio of developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2015 at 2:40AM in News
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
Curve Digital co-owner forms new studio Onebitbeyond

Curve Digital co-owner forms new studio Onebitbeyond

Curve Digital's co-owner and design director Jonathan Biddle has left the indie publisher to open up his own development studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 11th 2015 at 4:56PM in News
Epic makes Unreal Engine 4 free for all users

Epic makes Unreal Engine 4 free for all users

Epic Games has made Unreal Engine 4 free for anyone to download and use.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 5:47PM in News

Advertisement

Updated Humble Widget allows devs to offer browser-based demos

Updated Humble Widget allows devs to offer browser-based demos

Humble Bundle has launched the latest version of its Humble Widget sales tool, with a new feature that allows developers to offer playable browser-based demos of games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 6:40PM in News
Unity backs Indie Zone at video games marketplace Interface

Unity backs Indie Zone at video games marketplace Interface

Video games technology giant Unity has backed MCV and Develop’s new B2B content marketplace event Interface.

on Feb 26th 2015 at 3:27PM in News
OlliOlli dev unveils Not a Hero for PC, PS4 and Vita

OlliOlli dev unveils Not a Hero for PC, PS4 and Vita

OlliOlli developer Roll7 has revealed it's working on more than just a sequel to its 2D skateboarding title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2015 at 3:40PM in News
Epic offers up $5m in grants for Unreal devs

Epic offers up $5m in grants for Unreal devs

Epic Games has announced it has put together $5m for “no strings attached” funding of indie devs who create games using Unreal Engine 4.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 7:36PM in News

Advertisement

Microsoft turning Xbox One consoles into dev kits this year - report

Microsoft turning Xbox One consoles into dev kits this year - report

Microsoft will reportedly turn retail Xbox One hardware into development kits and open up app creation to all developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 12:10AM in News
Formula Fusion by R8 Games

ESL releases matchmaking devkit to debut in WipEout spiritual successor

The biggest eSports league in the world, ESL, has released a white label development toolkit called ESL Matchmaking.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Valve urges Greenlight devs to stop trading keys for votes

Valve urges Greenlight devs to stop trading keys for votes

Valve has requested developers with games listed on Steam Greenlight to cease the practice of trading game keys for votes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 10th 2015 at 7:42PM in News
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

Advertisement

Why indie devs should consider physical retail

Why indie devs should consider physical retail

The digital age has given rise to thousands of games developers releasing titles on Steam, mobile and consoles. Sold Out sales director James Cato believes there’s room at retail for ...

on Jul 29th 2014 at 10:29AM in News
Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

The Apple App Store now offers an 'Indie Game Showcase' page, highlighting noteworthy iOS titles developed by indie studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 10:48PM in News
Crytek announces CryEngine subscription service for indies

Crytek announces CryEngine subscription service for indies

Crytek is opening up its CryEngine development tools to indie developers through a new a subscription-based service, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2014 at 4:39AM in News
Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic Games has announced major changes to Unreal Engine's business model, allowing developers to forgo the one-time licensing fee and instead offering a monthly subscription service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 20th 2014 at 6:51AM in News

Advertisement

Microsoft: ID@Xbox parity clause enforcement to be decided case-by-case

Microsoft: ID@Xbox parity clause enforcement to be decided case-by-case

Microsoft has commented on the controversial parity clause that would force ID@Xbox partners to either launch their titles on Xbox One first, or simultaneously with any other formats.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2014 at 7:58PM in News
Criterion founders form new indie studio Three Fields

Criterion founders form new indie studio Three Fields

Former Criterion creative director Alex Ward and studio director Fiona Sperry have announced the formation of their new UK-based indie studio, Three Fields Entertainment.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 7:20PM in News
Microsoft unveils 65 new ID@Xbox developers

Microsoft unveils 65 new ID@Xbox developers

Microsoft has revealed it has signed on several dozen new developers for Xbox One ID@Xbox program.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 8:11PM in News
ID@Xbox: Microsoft relents on exclusivity clause for Xbox One

ID@Xbox: Microsoft relents on exclusivity clause for Xbox One

Microsoft has said it is willing to make exceptions to its platform exclusivity requirement on Xbox One.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 5th 2013 at 2:04PM in News
ID@Xbox devs offered free Unity Xbox One deployment add-on

ID@Xbox devs offered free Unity Xbox One deployment add-on

Xbox One developers registered with Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program are entitled to the Unity Xbox One deployment add-on at no cost, Unity CEO David Helgason has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2013 at 8:35PM in News
Console-exclusive launch on PS4 for Hotline Miami 2, Volume, Wasteland Kings

Console-exclusive launch on PS4 for Hotline Miami 2, Volume, Wasteland Kings

Sony continued its indie-friendly approach at Gamescom by announcing exclusive partnerships with several prominent indie developers.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Aug 20th 2013 at 8:47PM in News
Former Valve, PopCap developers form Temple Gates Games

Former Valve, PopCap developers form Temple Gates Games

Former Plants vs Zombies developers Tod Sample and Jeff Gates have split from their current positions at Valve to form new indie studio Temple Gates Games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 9th 2013 at 6:40AM in News
Self-publishing for Xbox One confirmed; retail units to double up as dev kits

Self-publishing for Xbox One confirmed; retail units to double up as dev kits

Microsoft has announced that it will allow developers to self-publish their games on Xbox One, and that all retail Xbox One units will also serve as dev units, removing the ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 25th 2013 at 6:51AM in News
Microsoft confirms indie self-publishing U-turn; 'Every Xbox One a dev kit'

Microsoft confirms indie self-publishing U-turn; 'Every Xbox One a dev kit'

Developers will be allowed to self-publish on Xbox One and every hardware unit sold at retail can be used to develop games, Microsoft has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2013 at 5:30AM in News