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IndieBox subscription service shuts down

Indie game subscription service IndieBox has announced it’s closing its doors. Renowned for creating collector’s editions of PC titles, the service will conclude business with the shipping of its Torchlight II: The Collector’s Edition product. Customers who have also ordered monthly Banner Saga or Invisible Inc add-ons will also receive …

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Play Expo Manchester 2017 unveils biggest indie zone ever

Play Expo Manchester has revealed that this year’s event will have the biggest roster of indie games the event has ever seen. Taking place between October 14th and 15th at Manchester’s Event City, event organiser Replay Events will be hosting upcoming titles such as Hyper Sentinel by Huey Games and …

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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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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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Rough Justice: MCV talks to Polyslash and Klabater about ‘We, The Revolution’

Advertorial Content in conjunction with CDP and Klabater The courtroom has long been a favourite setting for drama. Everyone enjoys seeing justice meted out or a wrong put right with a crucial stay of execution after all. Games have dabbled with the setting too, most notably in the Phoenix Wright …

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Gambitious rebrands as Good Shepherd: ‘We’re leaving no stone unturned’ to make games profitable

Publishing platform Gambitious has been bringing indie titles to market through its network of certified investors ever since its formation in 2011. But today the company is entering a new phase of its life along with a brand-new name to boot. Now known as Good Shepherd, the company still offers …

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Mike Rose announces new indie publishing label No More Robots

Industry veteran Mike Rose has announced his brand-new indie publishing label No More Robots. Using a data-driven approach, Rose will be using sales figures and statistics to identify a game’s key selling points, before promoting them across the company’s Twitch and Discord communities, which will be fully integrated into the …

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Badland Games opens new publishing division

Spanish video game distributor and publisher Badland Games has launched its very own publishing division for indie games, Badland Games Publishing. The news co-incides with the company opening its new Badland Games Research Poland office in Warsaw, allowing the company to expand its publishing efforts and work with a wider …

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Indie GoneGone – where are all the indies at E3 2017?

EA’s been marching to its own E3 drum for a couple of years now, but last weekend saw the publisher putting players at the heart of its event like never before. It not only had 300 content creators at its presentation, but also a barrage of YouTube co-hosts and an …

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How Stardew Valley won Steam

The games industry sometimes works in mysterious ways. When Stardew Valley launched on February 26th, who would have guessed that the indie farming simulation title would end up in Steam’s Top 10 games the following week, out-selling pre-orders for The Division? The game has amassed a devoted community, which might …

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