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Ask a hundred independent developers what impacts their sales most and you'll likely get a hundred different answers, but among the more popular ones will be the topic of discoverability, the ways in which prospective buyers are able to find lesser-known video games. Platforms like the App Store an...

September 25th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Albion Online is the latest upcoming MMO to garner enough community approval to make it onto Steam. Sandbox Interactive said that the sandbox title was successfully greenlit and is now an official member of the Steam family. As with other MMOs available through Valve's digital distribution platfor...

September 23rd 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Richard Garriott has conquered outer space, but can he get a foothold on Valve's popular digital distribution service? He sure hopes so; he and his team announced that they launched a Steam Greenlight campaign this past week for Shroud of the Avatar. "SotA's long-term success depends upon us reach...

September 21st 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Rex Rocket developer Castle Pixel recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for Blossom Tales, the studio's Zelda-like adventure game. The action-RPG is also on Steam Greenlight seeking community approval for distribution on the PC platform. Castle Pixel is seeking $45,000 by October 17 to fund the...

September 17th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Dino-delay or evolutionary upgrade? The situation might be both for The Stomping Land, which has been on the down low while its developer works to bring it to a new game engine after the old engine lost studio support. "It has been quiet in The Stomping Land community but that is certainly not the...

August 6th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Following a lengthy stay in the proving grounds of Steam Greenlight, Minicore Studios' alternate history platformer The Sun At Night will debut on Steam proper come August 1. To celebrate this release, Minicore plans to offer The Sun At Night at a 15 percent discount for its first week of availabi...

July 29th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The latest group of games, 75 in total, have been granted distribution on Steam thanks to the approval of the Greenlight community. Included in the newly-picked games is The Sun at Night, Minicore Studios' run-and-gun game that stars Russian space dog Laika. The game first launched in February and...

July 12th 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Five years after it debuted as a fan-crafted Half-Life 2 modification, and following a lengthy Greenlight campaign, NeoTokyo has arrived on Steam as a standalone release. Best described as an amalgamation of Counter-Strike's creeping, deliberate gunplay and sci-fi influences that fall somewhere...

July 7th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Yep, 75 more games are on the path to Steam. We won't list them all, but a few notable stand-outs include Futuridium EP, Ensign-1, Pale Blue, Lost Orbit, The Masterplan and, of course, VoidSpace – The Dogecoin MMORPG. A few other games have interesting-sounding names, such as Exploding Robot...

June 25th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Skara: The Blade Remains is building momentum to fully fund the title for a 2014 launch. The crossbreed of RPG and MOBA is now on Kickstarter, looking to raise $35,000 by July 4. The game is already mostly done and will hit Steam Early Access next month, but 8-Bit Studios' CEO says that this will...

June 4th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The galaxy is now open to colonization in Ascent: The Space Game -- and there's plenty of room for everyone. Developer James Hicks has added in a colonization system to the sandbox MMO, allowing players to engage in a city-building sim among the billions of star systems. Colonization is intended t...

May 13th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments