Tag Archives: indie

Arma 3 Looks Amazing

If you haven’t heard of the hyper-realistic, insanely detailed, and graphically-demanding Arma series, you probably don’t own a PC. Although technically the label may be fitting, it is absurdly difficult to call the upcoming Arma 3 an indie game, especially when the extraordinary attention to detail and photorealistic graphics are so convincing of the contrary. Most recently, developer Bohemia Interactive from the Czech Republic showed off some new gameplay of Arma 3, detailing several key […]

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If you’re an indie gamer, or enjoy the occasional indie game, you absolutely owe it to yourself to check out the upcoming Indie Game: The Movie. Despite the perhaps deliberately simplistic title, Indie Game: The Movie explores the agonizing, dramatic, and fulfilling lifestyle of several indie game developers. The movie interviews some of the more well-known indie devs, including Braid’s Johnathan Blow, and attempts to elucidate the masses on the tense process involved when betting […]

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Johnathan Blow, creator of the critically-acclaimed indie title, Braid, isn’t resting on his laurels as some might have you believe. The creative and introspective genius is already underway developing his newest indie title, dubbed “The Witness”. A sharp departure from the distinct art-style that defined Braid, The Witness looks to take an all-new direction that will have players solving puzzles on an uninhabited island.   How the game will play has yet to be announced, […]

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Kickstarter may have become a hotbed for indie developers looking to crowd-fund their game ideas, but that doesn’t mean that all of them succeed in doing so. If you think you’ve got a stellar idea for a game that can’t possibly fail (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?) and you’re absolutely serious about putting it into motion, read on for a checklist to help maximize your Kickstarter project’s potential for success.   1.) Write a […]

Hawken Redefines Indie Gaming with Style

Out of all the indie developed titles on the horizon, Hawken is looking to be the best of them. Blending fast-paced shooter mechanics with intense mech gameplay, Hawken looks to redefine what it means to be an indie game. Developed by the up and coming Adhesive Games and built on the powerful Unreal Engine 3, Hawken looks set to bring an entirely new way to experience mech combat that the likes of MechWarrior introduced to […]

Indie Developer? Here's How to Market Your Brand

If you’re an indie developer looking to promote your brand, there are quite a number of different ways to do so. In today’s day and age, social media marketing is one of the common forms of product or brand promotion, although something that many companies forget is the power of merchandising. Spreading the word via Twitter and Facebook is one thing, but to provide killer merch with your logo or product on it can actually […]

Legends of Eisenwald Awaits Your Attention

Kickstarter is a hell of a place to look for upcoming indie titles, and this week is no different. The most recent title in the spotlight is Legends of Eisenwald, an action RPG/turn-based real time strategy game from the indie development studio, Aterdux Entertainment. The game’s dev studio is offering up some pretty clever investment incentives, including the opportunity to become a lead producer on the title with an investment of over $10,000. If you […]

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