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Team17 signs first Chinese-developed title, My Time at Portia

Team17 has signed its first game from a Chinese developer, the publisher has announced. Developed by Pathea Games, My Time at Portia (pictured) is a 3D sandbox RPG inspired by titles such as Animal Crossing, Harvest Moon, Dark Cloud 2 and the works of Studio Ghibli legend Hayao Miyazaki. The …

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New indie publisher Ukiyo announces first title

New London-based indie publisher Ukiyo Publishing has announced its first title – the critically acclaimed puzzle Expand by Australian developers Chris Johnson and Chris Larkin. Expand originally launched on PC back in 2015, but Ukiyo Publishing will now be bringing the title to PS4 on October 3rd in both the …

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Kongregate reveals new $10m publishing fund for indie PC and console games

Game publisher Kongregate has announced a new $10m initiative to help fund promising indie titles on PC and console. The move continues Kongregate’s expansion into cross-platform publishing and will include both paid and free-to-play titles. The fund will provide independent developers with customised marketing, financial assistance and production support, as …

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Remade, reborn: How Nintendo’s fixing digital for Switch

Ever since the launch of the Wii U, Nintendo’s third-party support, or lack thereof, has been a constant source of contention for the platform holder. During the Wii era, third-party support was at its highest level ever, with Nintendo’s own figures showing an impressive 1,206 disc titles in the US …

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ID@Xbox hits over a billion hours of play

Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program has come a long way since it first started in 2013. While the curated self-publishing program’s first titles included smaller indie games such as Drinkbox Studios’ Guacamelee and Nicalis’ 1001 Spikes, it’s now home to some of the biggest and most ambitious independently developed titles the industry’s …

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Swery opens new indie studio

Japanese developer Hidetaka Swery” Suehiro has opened a new indie studio in Osaka, marking his long-awaited return to game development. The studio, named White Owls Inc, will focus on video games, VR and books, but it looks as though Swery will also be branching out to work on other projects …

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