Post Thumbnail

Eight PC ports of what Indie Gamer Chick, a site devoted to Xbox Live Indie Games, calls "the best Xbox Live Indie Games ever made" are all available in the latest Indie Royale bundle. Throwing down more than $8 will guarantee three soundtracks in addition to the games. Dead Pixels, a zombie shoo...

July 24th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Second Life's Linden Lab has announced this week that it has acquired the digital distribution service Desura. What's Desura? Think of it as a lesser-known version of Steam, yet without the DRM headaches and more focused on player mods. So, not really like Steam. Linden Lab's CEO, Rod Humble, is...

July 11th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Linden Lab, developer of the 3D virtual world Second Life, announced today that it has acquired the indie-focused PC game distribution service Desura. Desura, notable for offering a publishing platform with a lower barrier for entry than its competitor Steam, is a DRM-agnostic service employed by...

July 10th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Jamsouls, the 2D multiplayer arcade game previously launched on XBLIG, is out now on Windows via Desura. It's available for $2.39 on Desura, or $1 (80 MSP) on XBLIG. Jamsouls comes from the development duo at Chromatic Dream. In May, co-founder Pierrick Cheminade told Joystiq the game was inspir...

July 8th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The Howler is a puzzle platformer with a twist. While it's possible to control the game with a good ol' mouse and keyboard, it can also be controlled entirely by voice. The goal is to guide a hot air balloon through wind currents in order to reach different objectives. Players can raise and lower...

May 14th 2013 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Every new Indie Royale bundle comes with a theme. This time around, the six-game Debut Bundle features four "new games or versions debuting on PC," while two are the first games from their respective developers.Available now, the Debut Bundle includes episode one of Cognition: An Erica Reed Thrille...

March 10th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The latest Indie Royale bundle went live earlier this week, and includes five games at the dynamic "pay the minimum" price, currently just under $5. The Chosen Bundle features DLC Quest and Lair of the Evildoer by Going Loud Studios, Hard Reset by Flying Wild Hog, Brog's Vertex Dispenser and Jolly...

February 23rd 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you're going to play something on Xbox Live Indie Games that doesn't involve mining, it might as well be an organic, massively reactive, cellular strategy game from the principal writer of the original Deus Ex, Sheldon Pacotti. Cell: emergence takes place in the body of a sick child, where playe...

January 29th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The latest Indie Royale bundle has arrived just in time for Halloween. The Halloween Bundle is on sale now for the next five days, and includes Home by Benjamin Rivers, all five episodes of Telltale's Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse, Ice-pick Lodge's Pathologic, MacGuffin's Curse by Brawsome,...

October 27th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We believe they deserve a wider audience with the Joystiq Indie Pitch: This week, Guillaume Bouche...

October 23rd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments