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Microsoft's reveal of its next-gen console, the Xbox One, was high on broad entertainment apps such as Skype, interactive programming, media management and Kinect-powered features. Games saw a smaller showing, with two new announcements and a trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Indie games got an eve...

May 21st 2013 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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DLC Quest is now available on Steam for PC and Mac, cashing in on its Greenlight success with a 20 percent-off sale, making the entire game just $2.40. DLC Quest on Steam includes the original platformer and new Live Freemium or Die campaign, and of course more than 30 DLC packs, all providing comm...

March 19th 2013 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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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
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DLC Quest, the satirical platformer that has players pay (with in-game currency) for necessary assets such as moving to the left, has a fresh batch of DLC coming its way, titled "Live Freemium or Die." This content brings a new campaign, world and enemies, along with buckets of new DLC to purchase...

October 7th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Going Loud Studios' uniquely endearing commentary on the current state of our industry's fetish for all things microtransactional is now available on the Mac App Store for $0.99, a whole dollar less than its original price on Desura.In case you somehow missed our Indie Pitch or the subsequent inter...

May 13th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Ben Kane is a "fixer." When he sees a discrepancy in the daily minutiae of the gaming community, he does something about it, something other than signing online petitions or leaving nasty comments under clever pseudonyms on developers' blogs. He actively attempts to fix the problem.For example, at...

April 27th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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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 at Joystiq believe no one deserves to starve, and many indie developers are entitled to a fridg...

February 16th 2012 at 11:30pm 0 Comments