Category: Indi Games

A game that completely snuck under my radar: Dropchord, a touch based rhythm challenge experience announced by Double Fine productions. This was the first I had heard of Dropchord, which was a surprise, as I check Double Fines website every half hour. The new game is already available on PC and Mac (For Leap Motion Controller…

In a move that is sure to effect millions of gamers in the coming years, Activision Blizzard has finally broken away from Vivendi as an independant video game publisher in a deal worth $8.2 Billion dollars. In an article posted on Gamasutra,  we find that the deal had been in the making for some time,…

The Ouya has been out for about a month now to the public, and the system has definitely received mixed reactions. I’ve covered a slew of opinions on the system myself, ranging from highly hopeful to downright disgusted. Needless to say, the little crowd funded Kickstarted console that could hasn’t been met with endlessly  pleasing…

The brand new crowd funded console, the Ouya, has been out for several days now. While initial reports focused more on people not receiving their on time, the news qas quickly followd by faint sounds of success else where. <hyperlink to both articles > After the fact, gaming outlets left and right have been voicing…

Last summer the denizens internet received the joy of being afraid of the forest. The reason was the viral hit Slender: The Eight Pages, an indie horror game based on The Slender Man. The minimalistic survival horror soon became a favorite among Let’s Players and even became the first Indie game to be reviewed on Toonami. Now almost…

Genre: Puzzle  Platforms: App Store for Mac / iOS, Desura for Windows Developer: Arges Systems Release date: October 5th 2012 You will tear your hair out. Hairy Tales is the debut offering from fledgling indie studio Arges Systems. Developed with the Unity 3D engine, it takes the form of an isometric tile-swapping puzzle-game, with a…

Genre: Puzzle / Social Platforms: iOS and Android Developer: 22Cans Release date: 6 November (was expected 7th November) 2012 Curiosity didn’t kill the cat, but it might have given him Repetitive Strain Injury. In the modern day games industry, hype is king. For better or worse, it has become the Holy Grail of games development.…

Sites like Indie GoGo and Kickstarter have been an incredibly useful tool for indie productions, helping bring us all sorts of games. Well, now the ambitious world-creation, alien-shooting, parkour-running game StarForge has reached its funding goal. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSmlrPcXumc&feature=plcp[/youtube]       StarForge was looking to acquire $75,000 dollars to develop their game. While this might not seem like…

According to the games official website, Mojang has now sold just over 8 million copies of the PC Block-Building,   Formerly-Indie break out hit Minecraft. The game has been a huge hit, thriving on the XBox Live arcade where many thought it would fail, and becoming something akin to comfort-food for many gamers. In typical fashion, Notch,…