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Is the indie games scene doomed?

There have never been more indie games on the market. Free to use engines like Unity or Unreal, as well as software like GameMaker, mean that literally anybody with a computer and the will to make a video game can do just that. And thanks to open platforms like Steam …

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Curve’s new business development manager will be signing indie games at Interface next week

Rising games publisher Curve has recruited John Vega as its new business development manager. Vega will be attending Interface next week, and is on the hunt for new indie games for Cuve to publish. Vega joins from Playjam where he managed publisher and developer relations. He acquired over 100 titles …

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Are we charging enough for indie games?

Since 2012 we have been spoilt with a near-constant stream of indie titles coming to digital store fronts. Each and every week, a plethora of smaller projects come to Steam, PSN, Xbox Live and Nintendo’s eShop. They’re even on Xbox and PlayStation’s stages at the likes of E3 and Gamescom …

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‘We should be charging more for indie games’

The games industry is undervaluing indie games, say leading publishers. The majority of indie games are sold for 10 or less, but this year a number of high profile titles have broken that barrier, including Jonathan Blow’s The Witness (30, pictured) and Camp Santo’s Firewatch (15), which has sparked online …

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Could Curve become Britain’s next Eidos?

Dominic Wheatley has a point to prove. The co-founder of Eidos – the Brit firm behind hits such as Championship Manager, Hitman and Tomb Raider – departed the company after it had floated. Years of uncertainty followed, as it passed through different owners before finally being acquired by Japanese giant …

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Curve Digital: We could make a cracking James Bond tie-in game

Curve Digital Entertainment boss Dominic Wheatley says movie licences could be a huge opportunity for smaller publishers. Referencing the absence of a James Bond game to tie in with last year’s Spectre movie, Wheatley says that as companies like EA and Activision focus on their own IP, that leaves an …

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New-look Curve eyes more acquisitions in bid to rejuvenate UK publishing scene

The new owner of UK publisher Curve says it is ‘absolutely’ open to further mergers and acquisitions. Curve was acquired by Kuju-owner The Catalis Group last week. Kuju and Curve were then merged to form a new business: Curve Digital Entertainment. The firm’s new boss Dominic Wheatley – the co-founder …

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