Tag Archives: Indie

Why it’s not RIP for D&D video games

It might have recently turned 40 years old, but Dungeons & Dragons hasn’t thrown its last die yet. Having almost single-handedly created the role-playing genre upon its release in 1974, D&D is to thank for the modern state of RPG games. Without it, there wouldn’t be Fallout 4, The Witcher …

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Meet the industry’s next big indie publisher

There’s a good chance you haven’t heard of Soedesco. The firm was founded in 2001 and was focusing on creating accessory and game bundles for publishers and retailers But now it is joining the growing ranks of firms publishing indie games, competing against the likes of 505 Games and Team …

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It’s Diablo meets Dark Souls in Devolver Digital’s Norse-flavoured hack ‘n’ slash Eitr

The publisher behind indie hits Hotline Miami, OlliOlli and Broforce is combining elements of some of gaming’s greatest fantasy titles for its next release. Eitr is named for the Norse mythical substance, said to be the origin of all life. Somewhat ironically, the liquid is also said to be highly …

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The Astronauts’ Adrian Chmielarz on going from indie to triple-A… and back again

To take a studio from obscurity to prominence once is impressive. To do it three times is extraordinary. This is the feat managed by Adrian Chmielarz, the co-founder of Metropolis Software and People Can Fly. These two outlets became renowned for globally successful titles including Painkiller, Bulletstorm and Gears of …

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