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Comedy adventure game Jazzpunk and side-scrolling skateboarding sim OlliOlli headline the latest Humble Indie Bundle, with Shadowrun Returns available as an incentive for buyers who pay $12 or more for the package. All bundle buyers receive copies of OlliOlli, 2D exploration game Insanely Twisted...

October 31st 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Juried game event IndieCade has announced its 2014 finalist picks, revealing a lineup of standout independent works that will be featured at this year's festival in Culver City. Featured picks include recent releases like Jazzpunk, Hack 'n' Slash, Risk of Rain, and Mountain, along with upcoming ga...

September 12th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Designer Lucas Pope came close to apologizing for his frequent appearance on stage at 2014's Indie Games Festival Awards, collecting award after award for Papers, Please. The dystopian game of bureaucracy and hard-earned immigration was recognized by a panel of industry peers for its considered nar...

March 20th 2014 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Steam's Midweek Madness sale is offering up a tempting smorgasbord of deals across a variety of Capcom DLC. Supplemental content for DmC: Devil May Cry, Lost Planet 3, Super Street Fighter 4 and more are available for up to 75% off. You can also grab DLC for Resident Evil: Revelations and Resident...

February 12th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Hopoo Games' punishing but satisfying action-platformer Risk of Rain is migrating over to the PlayStation Vita, publisher Chucklefish announced today. The news was first revealed on Twitter by Chucklefish's Ashton Raze, the lead writer of Starbound, and confirmed by Sony Senior Business Developmen...

February 11th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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February is a forbidding land, full of winter darkness and noisome Valentine's Day traditions that are only slightly balanced out by a steady trickle of new games. That's why Joystiq's very own Mike Suszek created Four in February, a gaming event to unify the world against the month's doldrums. Her...

January 30th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Independent Games Festival organizers have revealed the winners of this year's IGF Student Showcase category, honoring entries from the NHTV University of Applied Science, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Cambridge, among other institutions. This year's top picks feature Hopoo Gam...

January 22nd 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Imagine stepping into a warm, inviting hot tub. As you relax in the water, an attendant pours in some bath salts. You register a rise in the temperature, but think nothing of it. The attendant returns, this time sprinkling fragrant herbs into the water. It's getting hot in here. The attendant is ba...

January 15th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments