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It's time to pay the piper. ... And yes, we're talking to you, indie games. We here at Joystiq have long been supporters of the independent game design scene and now that the third Humble Indie Bundle has surpassed $2 million in sales, we figure it's time indies returned the favor. Now, like dot...

August 9th 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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The Humble Indie Bundle 3 has earned over $1.5 million and is still making room for more DRM-free games. Steel Storm is now joined in that little bonus block on the bottom left by PAX 10 winner Atom Zombie Smasher, the top-down apocalypse evacuation sim (type thing) by Blendo Games. Just like the...

August 5th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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If your canned response to being offered a new computer game is "Meh, I'll wait for the Steam sale," you're going to love this. Humble Indie Bundle 3, which already allows you to act with severe frugality, now throws in Humble Indie Bundle 2 when you pay more than the average price ($4.97 at time...

August 3rd 2011 at 6:41pm 0 Comments
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After making an impressive showing during its first 17 hours of availability, the third Humble Indie Bundle has racked up quite a few more successful hours: It just passed $1 million in total payments, a figure it garnered with a little over 215,000 downloads. The bundle, which was recently expa...

August 2nd 2011 at 1:35pm 0 Comments
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The five games in the Humble Indie Bundle, plus free limited-time Minecraft access, still aren't enough to entice you to pay literally any amount of money? The bundle just got sweetened again, throwing in a free copy of the hovertank shooter Steel Storm. It's included, of course, with all new p...

August 1st 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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As ever, the latest Humble Indie Bundle is as great a deal as you want to make it (but don't cheap out -- it's for charity!), and it's gotten better since its announcement. Now, in addition to the five games you'll own permanently, you'll also get the opportunity to play Minecraft for free until...

July 29th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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At what point does the Humble Indie Bundle become so successful that it can officially stop being so darn humble? We're not sure if there's a set limit, but we think that the recently launched third edition of the indie game compilation has cleared the bar: In its first 17 hours of availability,...

July 27th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments