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The Binding of Isaac has turned 2 years old, but it's gamers that get the birthday presents. For one day, The Binding of Isaac is $1 on Steam, an 80 percent cut from its usual $5 price tag. In addition, the creators of Indie Game: The Movie have released on YouTube a 30-minute excerpt from their do...

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A new version of Indie Game: The Movie, the 2012 documentary chronicling the lives of indie video game developers chasing their dreams, will be released on July 24. This special edition will include 300+ minutes of footage, including over 100 minutes of never-before-seen film that will include...

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Shortly after this column series started, Massively's Shawn "Epic Beard" Schuster planted his feet on the wooden crate to tell us that game developers are not rockstars. And as much as it frightens me to disagree with him, I believe I have a moral obligation to let him know that he was wrong. Sur...

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Go to your Netflix account and add Indie Game: The Movie to your Instant Queue right now, because you totally can. Indie Game: The Movie won a Sundance award for editing, was an official SXSW selection and was the first feature-length film to ever launch on Steam. How inspirational....

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Indie Game: The Movie has come full circle, first covering games as they limped their way to their first platform launches, only to end up on one of those very platforms itself. Indie Game: The Movie is available on Steam for $10 as the first feature-length film to ever be hosted on Valve's service...

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Steam has proven to be a boon for indie games like Super Meat Boy. Now we'll see if it's similarly helpful for movies about Super Meat Boy. Following its limited theatrical run, Indie Game: The Movie will be released digitally through Steam on June 12. Pre-orders are open for $9; normal price is $1...

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You might have seen Indie Game: The Movie. But have you heard it? Without all the pictures, and the talking? If you'd like to experience the soundtrack to the movie (by Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP composer Jim Guthrie) in isolation, you can now pre-order it from Bandcamp and iTunes, due ...

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We've already seen the maximum thrills version of Indie Game: The Movie. Next month, you'll get a chance to sit down and soak in the more serious, real-life version of the film -- if you live in or around New York, that is. On May 17, Indie Game: The Movie will have two screenings in New York City:...

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Amidst the gridlocked, city-wide pandemonium that is SXSW Interactive, I was able to rescue Fez's lead designer and artist Phil Fish from a pack of ravenous, business-card waving fans long enough for an interview. We set up at the quiet end of the Palmer Events Center's glass-lined second floor, st...

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Indie Game: The Movie is taking its show on the road to three more venues. If you'd like to see how the metaphorical sausage is made in a selection of high-profile indie games (and, we suppose, in the case of Super Meat Boy, virtual sausage), you can now buy tickets for showings in Raleigh, NC (Mar...

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Indie Game: The Movie is leaving the screens of Sundance for the wider world's consumption, and one of its first stops will be at SXSW as an official festival selection. Indie Game: The Movie has been chosen on its value as a film, not being shown as a "Documentary Feature Competition" or a "Docume...

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Unless you were at Sundance or are Jonathan Blow, you're probably still waiting for a chance to see Indie Game: The Movie. Your next potential opportunity will be at GDC, where it's accompanied by a panel discussion featuring all the involved game developers, and filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James ...

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In many ways, documentaries are not truly tools for documenting events. Instead, many documentaries choose to delve into the minds of their subjects, presenting not documentation, but something else entirely -- an up-close trip into the human psyche. During one such moment from Indie Game: The Movi...

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Indie Game: The Movie is really good, apparently -- writers, directors, producers, editors and camera crew James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot won Best Editing in the Sundance World Cinema Documentary Competition last night. We offer a sincere, hearty congratulations to Swirsky and Pajot, and anything ...

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Can't make it out to the Sundance film festival to check out the world premiere of the crowdsource-funded documentary Indie Game: The Movie? There's no need to worry, assuming you can score passes to SXSW instead; the film will have a showing at the SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade (March 9 - 11) and SXSW ...

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