Entries in 'indie developers' (39)

Indies speak out as more games miss out in digital charts farce

Indies speak out as more games miss out in digital charts farce

Two major British indie releases would have entered the All-Formats charts this week if digital figures had been counted.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:10AM in News
GameAnalytics launches indie publishing initiative 'Runway'

GameAnalytics launches indie publishing initiative 'Runway'

Industry analytics group GameAnalytics has launched a new indie-focused initiative to assist mobile developers in launching and promoting their games by providing data gathering and other resources.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 15th 2015 at 6:33AM in News
Shovel Knight receiving physical release in October

Shovel Knight receiving physical release in October

Shovel Knight is heading to retail in North America and Europe this October, developer Yacht Club Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 1st 2015 at 6:06AM in News
Supergiant brings Transistor to iOS

Supergiant brings Transistor to iOS

Supergiant Games has announced an iOS version of its action RPG Transistor is now available on the App Store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:52AM in News

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Hidden Path delists, halts development of Steam Early Access title Windborne

Hidden Path delists, halts development of Steam Early Access title Windborne

Hidden Path Entertainment has halted development of its Early Access release Windborne, delisting the game from Steam as a result.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:15AM in News
Desura, Indie Royale parent company Bad Juju files for bankruptcy

Desura, Indie Royale parent company Bad Juju files for bankruptcy

Bad Juju – the parent company of digital game distribution network Desura and game bundle seller Indie Royale – has filed for bankruptcy.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 6th 2015 at 9:49AM in News
Do indie developers still need publishers?

Do indie developers still need publishers?

Finally, thanks to digital distribution, developers can ditch those creatively restrictive publishers and go it alone. MCV speaks to those companies who insist the right publisher can be a force ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 18th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
'Indie devs - put your games in boxes and we will stock them'

'Indie devs - put your games in boxes and we will stock them'

The biggest names in UK retail want to stock more independently-created video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2015 at 10:36AM in News

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50 games studios looking to get signed at Interface this week

50 games studios looking to get signed at Interface this week

A brand new London event will this week see 50 games studios ready to present their games to publishers.

on May 11th 2015 at 11:34AM in News
Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Playtonic Games' Kickstarter campaign for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee is scheduled to begin later today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:56AM in News
Microsoft confirms Unity support for HoloLens

Microsoft confirms Unity support for HoloLens

Unity developers will soon have the ability to build games for the HoloLens headset, Microsoft revealed earlier today at its Build developer conference.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2015 at 5:38AM in News
Over 30 studios are looking for their next publishing deal at Interface

Over 30 studios are looking for their next publishing deal at Interface

Nearly 100 games businesses are now set to attend May 14th’s interface - and amongst them are over 30 games studios looking for a publisher.

on Apr 27th 2015 at 1:09PM in News

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VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

UK indie team Bossa Studios has launched its title I am Bread out of Early Access, with the title getting a fresh content update and Steam sale to mark the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:37AM in News
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

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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
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
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
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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