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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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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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Indie publishers should be partners, not predators

Two years into Rising Star Games’ evolution from traditional to leading indie publisher, the firm’s developer relations man Martin Mathers asks why some firms still see indie developers as cattle to be slaughtered rather than partners to be celebrated The times, they are a-changin’ – a great song, certainly, but …

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Deadly Premonition calls for Steam Greenlight votes

Rising Star Games has started a Steam Greenlight appeal to release Deadly Premonition: Director’s Cut on PC. The Director’s Cut version of the survival horror game was released for PS3 earlier this year, improving on the Xbox 360 original with overhaul visuals, tweaked controls and additional content. The Steam version …

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Rising Star hires Nintendo’s Mathers

UK publisher Rising Star Games has hired two industry veterans, including Nintendo of Europe’s Martin Mathers. Mathers joins as production co-ordinator, leaving his role as online editor at Nintendo’s European HQ in Germany. Prior to this, he gained more than a decade of experience as a games journalist, writing for …

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Deadly Premonition: Director’s Cut smashes Rising Star’s pre-order records

Today’s release of Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut brings with it word of a very well deserved accomplishment for publisher Rising Star Games. The game, a PS3 re-release of Xbox 360’s cult 2010 horror release with additional content, has become Rising Star’s most pre-ordered game ever, MCV can reveal. In …

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Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut arrives this April

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut is set to arrive exclusively on Playstation 3 at the end of next month. Publisher Rising Star Games revealed the extended edition of the 2010 console cult classic will launch as a physical offering at participating retailers, and as a digital download via PSN, on …

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Deadly Premonition stalking to PS3 this April

Rising Star Games has announced the release date for the Director’s Cut of cult hit Deadly Premonition. The game will be released exclusively for PS3 on April 19th, according to the PlayStation Blog. It will include the original 2010 survival horror game as well as a brand new scenario, extra …

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