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Latest Humble Bundle supports Android, includes World of Goo

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Improving what was already a wildly successful formula, the Humble Bundle has added Android to its latest pay-what-you-want promotion. Folks willing to dole out up to $5.70 (a penny below the current average amount submitted) will receive a copy of three hot indie games including Edge, Osmos HD and...
Latest Humble Bundle supports Android, includes World of Goo

Best of British indie developers unite on 48 hour game project

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A new collective of small British studios is meeting this weekend to craft a game together in two hectic daysThe biggest problem facing indie developers in the digital era is discovery. With hundreds of new games hitting the Apple and Android stores every day, just getting noticed amid the onslaught...
Best of British indie developers unite on 48 hour game project

StoryBundle Pay-What-You-Want Book Sale Launches With Sci-Fi Titles

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StoryBundle is just one of a few new “pay-what-you-want” book deals blossoming from the ashes of traditional publishing like ferns after a forest fire. This service, run by former Gizmodo pop star Jason Chen, is one of the cooler offerings out there right now and they started out with the...
StoryBundle Pay-What-You-Want Book Sale Launches With Sci-Fi Titles

Ouya's Kickstarter video game console tops $5M raised so far (exclusive interview)

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The people have spoken. And they want their Ouya. The new video game console company, Ouya, has raised more than $5 million in a crowd-funded Kickstarter project in just seven days, with 22 more full days to go in the solicitation. “We’re inching toward 40,000 backers and that’s exciting...
Ouya's Kickstarter video game console tops $5M raised so far (exclusive interview)

Sony lifting development license fee on PlayStation Vita and Mobile starting ... yesterday

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Sony's already got a low barrier to entry for developers on its PlayStation Mobile platform, which encompasses the PlayStation Vita handheld game console and a variety of smartphones -- just $99 for a license enables publishing across all PlayStation Mobile devices. Apparently that fee is too much for some...
Sony lifting development license fee on PlayStation Vita and Mobile starting ... yesterday

Indie Gala Mobile bundles Android games for a good cause

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Name your price for four cool indie games, or pay above the average to get three additional games for PC. Either way, you're helping worthy charities. [Read more]...
Indie Gala Mobile bundles Android games for a good cause

Humble THQ Bundle is ready to shut up and take your money

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The people over at Humble Bundle are the good Samaritans of the gaming world, providing amazing pay-what-you-want deals for amazing games to support amazing causes. But they may have gone too far with the Humble THQ Bundle. While they usually provide a great package of indie games that help...
Humble THQ Bundle is ready to shut up and take your money

Android games console GameStick ends Kickstarter round with over six times its original goal

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GameStick, the tiny indie games console has come to the end of its run on Kickstarter and managed to raise more than six times its original goal. The company was aiming for $100,000 and has closed at $647,658. Not a bad round and one that appears to point toward support...
Android games console GameStick ends Kickstarter round with over six times its original goal
PS4 Is Sony's Last Stand, And It's Wasting It On A Tired Strategy That Ignores How The Gamer Is Changing
Amazon launches Indie Game Store for PC, Mac and web games

Press Start: Indie dev attacks Bioshock: Infinite, Senator attacks violent games and more

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Plus, Xbox 720 launch title rumours, Cliff Bleszinski on 'deal with it'-gate and is Dungeon Hunter 4 the most microtransactioned game of all time?A selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian's games writers.CVG UK Blog: BioShock Infinite is 'horrendous', claims indie dev - but why? - CVG UKDan Dawkins tackles...
Press Start: Indie dev attacks Bioshock: Infinite, Senator attacks violent games and more

Blood of the Werewolf: Altered Beast meets Castlevania?

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A new indie platformer from ex-Call of Duty developers promises 'white knuckle' action harking back to the glory days of the genreNathaniel McClure spent six years working on the very first Call of Duty titles before leaving Activision to set up his own small studio in Michigan. Scientifically Proven Entertainment...
Blood of the Werewolf: Altered Beast meets Castlevania?
Minecraft sells almost 4.5 million copies on Xbox 360 as other indie games continue to struggle
Indie game roundup: Runner 2, The Bridge, and Leap Day

This Is The Future Of Gaming

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Earlier this month, the Bafta video game awards seemed to show an industry in rude health, with innovative indie titles sharing the honours with interesting mainstream success stories like Dishonored and Far Cry 3. But with the cost of development rising, a new console generation on the horizon and radical...
This Is The Future Of Gaming

Dangerous: Original creator of iconic 'Elite' game seeks $2m on Kickstarter to revive it

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If you think all the good video games were made in the past, you’ll be happy to learn that a remake of the glorious space traveling, trading and fighting sim ‘Elite’ from the 1980s earlier this week popped up on Kickstarter. One of the original creators of the game is...
Dangerous: Original creator of iconic 'Elite' game seeks $2m on Kickstarter to revive it
25 indie games that should be on your radar

The Best Indie Games Of E3 2012

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There are a bunch of great indie games at E3 that provide a welcome respite from the glut of gritty shoot-em-ups that dominate the show floor. Here are a few you should pay attention to....
The Best Indie Games Of E3 2012

Indie games steal the spotlight this spring

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Some of the spring's best video games are independent and inexpensive download-only titles. [Read more]...
Indie games steal the spotlight this spring

Steam for Ubuntu beta now open to the public

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Good news for those who didn't score an invite to the first round of Valve's closed beta of Steam for Linux. The service is now available to anyone running the latest build of Ubuntu (still no word on when the service is coming to other distros). The new, wider...
Steam for Ubuntu beta now open to the public

Meet our all-star GamesBeat 2012 moderators

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We’re pleased to announce that we our all-star moderators for our annual GamesBeat 2012 conference on July 10-11 in San Francisco. Here’s the list in order of appearance and the session they’re moderating. Day one Dean Takahashi, lead writer for GamesBeat; a conversation with Mark Pincus on the industry opportunity...
Meet our all-star GamesBeat 2012 moderators

The 404 1,211: Where we're down with GDC (podcast)

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Meggan Scavio and Simon Carless from the Game Developers Conference are today's guests. They'll start with a brief history of the show and how indie games are changing the industry, then move onto what's expected from Sony's Playstation 4 event tonight. Don't forget to cast your vote for the Game...
The 404 1,211: Where we're down with GDC (podcast)
Getting some much-needed attention for Xbox's best indie games
Sony steps up for indies with funding for PlayStation games

'Crabstarter' project gives an insight into indie mobile-game economics

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Two Lives Left says it spent $100k developing Crabitron for iPad, but has only made $3.8k back so farIndependent mobile games developer Two Lives Left is sharing sales data from its iPad game Crabitron in a spoof Kickstarter crowdfunding page.The Australian studio's "Crabstarter" project was started as a tongue-in-cheek marketing...
'Crabstarter' project gives an insight into indie mobile-game economics

Y Combinator-backed Humble Bundle Launches Pay-What-You-Want Weekly Deals, Starting With Bastion

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The Humble Bundles have been an amazing deal for gamers. Today, the company behind the bundles announced that they would introduce a new weekly sale, in addition to the usual bundles that happen every month or so. Everything else remains the same: pay what you want to get DRM-free downloads...
Y Combinator-backed Humble Bundle Launches Pay-What-You-Want Weekly Deals, Starting With Bastion

New Site Bundles Indie Games for Cheap

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IndieBundle.org strives to be the go-to site to find indie game gems without breaking the bank....
New Site Bundles Indie Games for Cheap

Developers vs the industry: 15 ideas about the future of games

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We chat to four veteran developers and Bafta video game committee members about the state of the industry and what the future holdsEarlier this month, the Bafta video game awards seemed to show an industry in rude health, with innovative indie titles sharing the honours with interesting mainstream success stories...
Developers vs the industry: 15 ideas about the future of games
THQ's Humble Bundle lets you pay what you want for AAA, Steam-only games

London Games Festival: Guardian enters 'job swap' game jam

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This weekend I'll be attempting to craft a game in 48 hours while developers will act as journalists, reporting on the mayhemDoing anything ridiculous this weekend? I am. As part of the London Games Festival, I'll be participating in a 48-hour game jam, in which journalists will be writing the...
London Games Festival: Guardian enters 'job swap' game jam
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