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Team17: Brazil is ripe for indie talent

After signing its first Brazilian title, Sword Legacy: Omen,back in June, publisher Team17 has told MCV that it will be "keeping a close eye" on other games coming out of Latin America as it looks to increase its label partners. According to global brand manager Ade Lawton (pictured below), Firecast …

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Super Punk Games receives interim game relief certificate for The Last Leviathan

Nottingham-based indie developer Super Punk Games has received the interim certificate for game relief from HMRC for its work on The Last Leviathan, the studio announced today. The physics-based ship building and destruction title launched on Steam’s Early Access program in June last year, and has remained in the top …

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UPDATED: ‘We need a Kitemark for indie developers,’ says Square Enix Collective boss

Update: Since the publication of this story, Square Enix Collective has contacted MCV to clarify Elliott’s remarks. His statement can be found below. Original story: The head of Square Enix’s Collective indie initiative Phil Elliott has said that the industry should do more to help the cream of the indie …

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Crysis, Saints Row developers form new VR-focused studio

Industry veterans David Wessman, Jack Mamais and Coray Seifert have come together to form Impeller Studios, a new independent outfit focused on developing VR titles. Wessman is known for developing the X-Wing series, as well as deigning Saints Row. Mamais has experience working on titles such as Crysis and Far …

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OlliOlli 2 played by over 1m people worldwide

Over one million people around the globe have played Roll7’s sequel to last year’s indie skating hit OlliOlli. OlliOlli 2 launched on March 4th in the UK for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita and went straight into PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection – the series of games available for free …

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Tanmay Chinchkar to join five other developers on Pixel Heart documentary project

Project Heera creator Tanmay Chinchkar has been selected as the Indian participant for the unique Pixel Heart initiative. Pixel Heart is a feature-length documentary that will focus on six game developers from six countries, who will participate in a game jam that will result in the creation of 12 new …

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Seven Summits’ Petite wins Indie Prize at Casual Connect Asia

Seven Summits Studio’s Petite has won the award for best story in the Indie Prize at the ongoing Casual Connect Asia. Petite is a unique ambient game that revolves around the life of a woman and several key incidents in her life. Each level finds her in a new situation …

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Unrest arrives on Steam on 26th June

Indian indie developer Pyrodactyl will release its adventure RPG, Unrest, via Steam on 26th June. Unrest is the product of a successful Kickstarter campaign, and aside from Steam, the game is also currently available for preorder via the developer’s website. The DRM-free version is priced $15, while the Special Edition, …

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Lucid Labs’ mobile puzzle-platformer ROTO out now

The first game from indie studio Lucid Labs, ROTO, is out now for Android. ROTO is a simple yet challenging puzzle-platform with a minimalist art style, comprising mostly of white and greys, and one-touch gameplay. Gameplay involves navigating a small ball from one point of the level to another by …

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