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The finalists for the 2008 Independent Games Festival have been officially announced, with twenty independent titles spanning six categories.Noteworthy are the four music-based games (Audiosurf, Synaesthete, Fret Nice, and Cinnamon Beats), indicating a stronger emphasis on the rhythm genre than in...

December 4th 2007 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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GameTap has launched its 'Indies' program, an initiative to market and distribute independent games through its subscription-based service. While GameTap Indies will supposedly "take effect immediately," there's no sign of it today. A representative confirmed with us that launch titles won't be anno...

February 27th 2007 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The finalists for the 9th annual Independent Games Festival have been announced, with Bit Blot's Aquaria taking the lead with four nominations, including the Seumas McNally Grand Prize. Interesting note: Aquaria co-creator Derek Yu's other games include the popular Metroidvania platformer Eternal Da...

December 11th 2006 at 11:47am 0 Comments