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Over 1,000 developers worldwide have signed on to self-publish games for PlayStation platforms, Sony announced today. Self-published titles account for many of the more than 100 games coming to the PlayStation 4 this year. Over 200 development studios in North America applied for Sony's self-publ...

March 28th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The broad launch window for the first run of ID@Xbox games is narrowing, as program director Chris Charla said the first set of indie games will start to arrive near the end of Q1 2014. Speaking with Edge, Charla said the launch dates "will be early in the New Year, in the first three months... I w...

December 18th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Capybara Games is bringing its radical 2D run-and-gun game, Super Time Force, to Xbox One in addition to Xbox 360, and aims to launch both versions simultaneously. The game will be self-published on Xbox One through the ID@Xbox program and has a new launch window of early 2014. "As 2013 waned and...

December 5th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Just as e-books mean anyone with an internet connection has the world's biggest library to hand, they also mean anyone with a word processor can be an author. Some of the big e-book outlets have self-publishing programs that circumvent the traditional channels, so you can simply share your story a...

October 15th 2013 at 10:08am 0 Comments
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Independent games will not have to adhere to a set pricing structure on the Xbox One. During an interview with Joystiq at PAX Prime, Microsoft's portfolio director for digital games Chris Charla said the ID@Xbox program, an initiative that will allow independent developers to eventually self-publis...

September 1st 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Following a report from earlier today, Microsoft has confirmed the Xbox One console will support self-publishing for independent developers. Retail systems will also double as development kits, meaning any Xbox One purchased in a store can be used for game development and testing purposes. "Our vi...

July 24th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The latest Xbox One-80 move is to integrate support of a self-publishing model for indies. Citing "sources," Game Informer reports that Microsoft will now support the model prevalent on Steam and announced for PlayStation 4. Microsoft's earlier publishing requirements did not enable self-publishin...

July 24th 2013 at 2:25pm 0 Comments