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IndieCade 2012 kicks off on October 4 in downtown Culver City, California, celebrating indie games and developers for four days across multiple venues. The Red Carpet Awards, held on the evening of October 4 and hosted by Felicia Day, honors the coolest, most intriguing games in the indie scene, an...

August 22nd 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Atari's Developer Challenge has been taking submissions for possible Pong-inspired iOS games since late February (Disclaimer: I'm serving as a judge on the final panel for the contest, though I haven't done anything yet and am not being paid for my time), and the company has finally selected 20...

May 1st 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Another year, another Imagine Cup. The annual competition, sponsored by Microsoft, gives students the opportunity to apply technology to tackle hunger, poverty, and other global problems, thereby making the world a better place (for you and for me, and the entire human race). We'd say the finalis...

July 14th 2011 at 11:35am 0 Comments
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Our friends at Joystiq make a very insightful and very telling discovery: the iPhone more or less owns the finalist list for the 2009 Independent Games Festival Mobile category. 11 of the 14 contestants aren't on the Nintendo DS or PSP -- they're built and played on the iPhone and the iPod touch. Th...

January 27th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments