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Adventure/exploration game Night in the Woods achieved its $50,000 goal on Kickstarter after one day on the funding platform. The indie story-focused game comes from Infinite Fall, a two-person team composed of Aquaria developer Alec Holowka and animator Scott Benson. Night in the Woods has playe...

October 24th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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You could spend the rest of the day accompanied by the sounds of indie games, for a relative pittance. The second iteration of the Indie Game Music Bundle is available for the next week, offering a Humble-style collection of game soundtrack downloads.For your [any amount of money] you get the sound...

February 10th 2012 at 12:15am 0 Comments
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Developer Semi Secret (the folks behind the popular game Canabalt) posted on its blog the company will be publishing Aquaria, a very popular indie game from a few years ago, on the iPad. Aquaria is a really beautiful underwater exploration title, and as you can see by the teaser video released...

September 27th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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IGF 2007 winner Aquaria, the underwater exploration adventure by Derek Yu and Alec Holowka, is flowing from PC to a new platform: iPad. It's being converted with the help of Andrew Church, who worked on an unofficial PSP port, and impressed Holowka enough with that work that he's now involved wi...

September 27th 2011 at 5:28pm 0 Comments
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It just became so much easier to compare last year's Humble Indie Bundle with this year's Humble Indie Bundle 2 in terms of value -- because as of today, Humble Indie Bundle 2 includes last year's Bundle. It's official: these developers have lost their damn minds (for charity). If you've already bo...

December 22nd 2010 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Perhaps you've heard of (or purchased!) the Humble Indie Bundle -- a set of five DRM-free indie games, which you can choose your own price for, the entirety of which goes to two completely deserving charities. Despite the bundle's altruism and affordability, Wolfire Games reports that over one quar...

May 10th 2010 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

A group of independent game developers have released a "Humble Indie Bundle," and if you're a Mac gamer, it's a treasure trove. For a donation of your choice (the retail value is set at $80, but you can pay what you want, and you can even specify whether your money goes to the game developers or a...

May 4th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Das Cube [iTunes link, $1.99] is a simple little iPhone game that comes with a pretty impressive pedigree: it's made by one of the creators of Aquaria, Mark Johns of Space Barnacle, and features music by the composer of Canabalt's crazy addictive soundtrack. As you can see in the video above, it's...

December 30th 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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We first saw the dreamlike underwater adventuring of Aquaria way back in January at Macworld, and now, finally, Ambrosia has released the game for the Mac. It got pretty rave reviews on the PC, and the concept sounds like some great fun: you play an underwater dweller who can swim around in 2D whil...

November 14th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Mike took a tour of some Mac game booths over in Moscone West. Check out a quick review of Tiger Woods Golf, Sims Pool and Sims Bowling for the iPod, making machinima using 'The Movies' (who'd a thunk it), a brief interlude with Aquaria, a true Guitar Hero (seriously, one of the world's best takes o...

January 22nd 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Gamers clamoring for something other than high-definition, high-poly shooters would be wise to check out Aquaria, a long-anticipated release from independent developer Bit Blot, and winner of the 2007 Independent Games Festival's highest honor.Aquaria tells the story of Naija, a magical being trave...

December 13th 2007 at 7:00am 0 Comments