Latest Independent video game development Stories

2014-05-01 12:36:30

More Than $175,000 Paid to Young Indie Game Developers Since Program Launched in Late 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROBLOX, the top-ranked brand on the internet for young, innovative game developers and online gamers, announced today that the platform's Developer Exchange program has achieved its first ever monthly payout of $10,000. The recipients of the money, teenagers Conor and Darragh Griffin (also known as "TheGamer101" within the ROBLOX community), and have...

Steam's Fast Growing User Base Proves PC Gaming Is Far From Dead
2013-12-02 13:14:40

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the new video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony have been getting the lion’s share of attention in recent weeks, Valve Software, creator of popular online gaming platform Steam, proved PC gaming is far from dead. For the first time ever, the game distribution service topped seven million concurrent online customers. The company had been hovering near the seven million mark all of last week, but on Sunday at 11 am Pacific...

2013-10-04 23:04:28

STEM education showcase uses games and hands-on activities to help the Los Angeles community and at-risk youth learn about science, technology, engineering, and math. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 GameDesk (http://www.gamedesk.org), named one of Fast Company’s “Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education” and Time Warner Cable are presenting EduPalooza at the 2013 IndieCade Festival, the annual and International Festival of Independent Games (http://www.IndieCade.com)...

Amazon Opens New Shop For Indie Games
2013-06-07 14:30:24

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Amazon just opened shop on an Indie Games Store. The new store will give Indie games developers -- primarily casual games -- an opportunity to get noticed. Amazon's Peter Heinrich announced the new storefront in a blog post. "Game development is an art, like any other. It can be personally rewarding, and like other forms of artistic expression, great games can come from anywhere. Powerhouse game studios don't hold a monopoly on...

2013-05-17 23:02:44

Online digital distributor with focus on indie games launches two week sale with over 50 games at 50% off or more with Desura or Steam keys. In addition, Shiny Loot is selling their four game Universal OS Bundle at over 80% off. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Shiny Loot, an emerging player in the online digital distribution space, is adding one more reason to shop at their indie focused store. Shiny Loot will now offer Steam and Desura keys on several titles from participating...

Agawi Partners With Indie Developers To Bring Cloud-Based Games To Android Tablets
2013-03-22 05:18:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cloud-gaming service Agawi on Thursday (Mar 21) announced it had formed a partnership with indie game developers to bring top PC titles to Android in April, and Apple´s iPad in the future. With tablet gaming exploding onto the scene, Agawi´s business model of “Any Game, Anywhere, Instantly,” is viewed as a lucrative move to garner some big revenue, especially with 240 million new tablets expected to ship this...

2011-10-07 10:00:00

Check out the top independent games from the month of September by visiting Game Tunnel. The monthly review round-up that GT was known for has returned and is live on gametunnel.com. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 Game Tunnel (http://www.gametunnel.com) is proud to announce that our September 2011 Independent Video Game round-up, the latest in our long-running panel that reviews all the latest Indie games, is now live online. There were a lot of great games and it was a very...

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