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The Spring Sale over at Gamersgate continues with a nice daily deal on Bastion, Supergiant Games' wonderful action-RPG, for $3.75. Other deals today include Endless Space for $17.48 and half-off the Double Fine bundle, a collection of Brutal Legend, Costume Quest, Psychonauts and Stacking for $22.5...

April 22nd 2013 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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Who would've thought that letting consumers pay what they think is fair for quality games would prove popular? That's the concept behind Humble Bundle, and so far, it's been rather good to developers and charities alike. Now, deals from the company are set to get a whole lot more frequent, as it's...

March 19th 2013 at 7:52pm 0 Comments
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In an impressive show of indie corporate synergy, the first weekly deal from the organizers of the Humble Indie Bundle offers Bastion at the usual price of "pretty much anything," DRM free, on Windows, Mac, and Linux. This just happens to coincide with the announcement of Transistor by Bastion crea...

March 19th 2013 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Speaking at DICE today, Supergiant Games founder Amir Rao mentioned that Bastion has sold 1.7 million copies across all available platforms.Rao's presentation at the annual executive conference explained how Supergiant Games went about porting Bastion from XBLA to PC and mobile. The company's porti...

February 6th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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What are you doing to help pack the coffers at Valve? Seriously, you guys, it's up to each and every one of us to cough up dough for reduced-price games during Steam's annual ludicrous sales. If not you, then who?Today's Steam Holiday Sale deals run the gamut from meticulous murder simulators to fo...

January 3rd 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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One of PlanetSide 2's pre-release marketing slogans was "size does matter." If SOE CEO John Smedley's latest tweet is any indication, the firm is taking the tagline to heart. "People keep asking for Galaxies to carry tanks. Bah," Smedley wrote, while showing off the Bastion fleet carrier concept...

November 30th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Here are two big updates to really great games on iOS. First, Punch Quest (which is one of my favorite iOS games this year so far) started out as a freemium title, given away for free with a number of in-app purchases to support it financially. But developers Rocketcat Games have said in the pa...

November 14th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Bastion for iPad is now a universal app with support for iPads 2-4, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and 5th generation iPod touch. Developer Supergiant announced the update on its site today, noting it includes upgrades such as full optimization for the iPhone 5 screen and iCloud support (to transfer saves).Th...

November 14th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The latest episode of PBS' Off-Book, a web-series on online arts, is a celebration of indie games and their creativity. While the mini documentary probably won't tell you anything you don't already know, it is an excellently produced primer for getting into indie games.The seven-minute video is in...

October 5th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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You've most likely bought Humble Indie Bundle 6 by now. Now you can continue your streak of unavoidable Humble purchases by picking up a print of Supergiant art director Jen Zee's incredible Humble Bundle 5 group shot.Unlike the actual bundle, you can't just pay what you want for this, unless what...

September 28th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Two big titles are coming to iOS, one very soon and the other later on this year. First up, Bastion is an excellent action RPG title that originally arrived on Xbox Live a while back, and then migrated to PC and other platforms. Tonight, it finally arrives on iOS in the form of an iPad app. T...

August 29th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments