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Want to build your own mobile games but don't know where to start? Direct your curiosity towards Joystiq Deals, which offers a deep discount on The Complete iOS Dev Course, a 120-hour training and lecture series that will teach you the finer points of creating games for smartphones. Normally priced...

May 28th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Paging Dr. Beat: Humble Bundle's latest Humble Weekly Sale requires a solid sense of rhythm, offering a pay-what-you-want collection of games that test your ability to play along to a backing music track. The $1-minimum package includes Empty Clip Studios' rhythm-driven shoot-'em-up Symphony, Iri...

March 22nd 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Audiosurf 2 will make its debut on Steam through the Early Access program sometime in September. The news comes from a brief blurb over on the game's official site. Previously, the sequel was billed as Audiosurf Air. Creator Dylan Fitterer's studio, Invisible Handlebar, even went so far as to laun...

August 16th 2013 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Last April, Valve launched a guerrilla marketing effort for Portal 2 and promotion on select indie titles. This week Valve remembers its ARG campaign with the Potato Sack Reunion sale, which knocks half off the price of 13 individual indie titles.Games include Super Meat Boy, The Ball, Cogs, Amnesi...

June 12th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Music/racing game Audiosurf never made it to the iPhone, unfortunately, but its developers are apparently hard at work anyway. They've launched a website for something called Audiosurf Air, which is presumably a sequel to the tune-riding title.There are a few screenshots on the site, and while ther...

March 27th 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Okay, so the Zune HD didn't get off to the greatest start as a portable gaming platform, but we're willing to let bygones be bygones should the device's most recent patch be as amazing as it sounds on paper. A recent press release has announced that firmware update 4.3 adds six free games to the Zu...

November 11th 2009 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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Just under two weeks ago, Gearbox Software's Randy Pitchford let out his less than pleasant feelings regarding digital distribution platform Steam and its owner, Valve Software. Today, Ars Techinca posted a rundown of developers from World of Goo's 2D Boy to Sam & Max's Telltale Games who all f...

October 20th 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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While it doesn't carry the same cachet as "Election Day" or "Chinese Leftovers Day," Zune HD Day is still very much a real thing. With today's launch of Microsoft's pretty-cool-but-still-not-a-phone media player comes final confirmation that the Zune HD will support games. Buried in the device's la...

September 15th 2009 at 11:55am 0 Comments
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Steam is offering the "who's who" of independent video games in an incredible sale you'd be silly to miss. For $30, you can get 10 indie games via the service: Audiosurf Blueberry Garden Braid Crayon Physics Deluxe Darwinia Everyday Shooter Gish Mr. Robot The Pa...

August 8th 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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"Oh, please. You think Painkiller is tough? You should try The Moon theme from DuckTales." We expect this phrase to soon become commonplace among the Rock Band and Guitar Hero elite as Insignificant Studios' recently unveiled 8bitar Hero program begins its swift rise from general obscurity to rampa...

April 7th 2009 at 3:31pm 0 Comments