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GOG Announces New Indie Portal

August 20, 2013 |

Digital distributor GOG.com may have earned the love and respect of gamers by selling DRM-free versions of classic PC games, patched to run on modern operating systems, but for about a year now they’ve been expanding their catalogue to … Read More

Indie at E3: Sony welcomes devs with open arms

June 14, 2013 |

2013 will go down as the year of the indie game at E3, where Sony showcased both an open-armed welcome to independent game developers everywhere and brought an array of renowned creators to the stage to show … Read More

Ouya delays retail launch — fixing sticky controller

May 9, 2013 | | One Comment

ouya console & controllerFor those of you anxiously awaiting the Ouya’s arrival to stores on June 4th, you’ll have to wait another 21 days until Tuesday, June 25th. The original drop date has been delayed by the startup game company, giving Ouya a chance to manufacture more units but also to fix a sticky controller issue Kickstarter backers have complained about. The problem, apparently, was due to the size of the hole the button sits in under the faceplate (exactly which button(s) not specified). Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman told JoyStiq, “we’ve increased the size just a little bit, so now the buttons don’t stick under it.” Ouya backers can request replacement controllers from the company’s customer service. Read More

Spotlight on Ouya

April 23, 2013 | | One Comment

Ouya and the independent game scene

The summer of 2013 will bring us all something that we haven’t seen in a while: the breakout of a new game console to compete against the big three that have ruled the … Read More

Interview: Greg Kasavin talks Transistor

April 23, 2013 |

Last Friday I got a chance to sit down with Greg Kasavin, creative director of the 2011 smash indie hit Bastion and now working full steam ahead on Supergiant’s newest title Transistor. We talked extensively about Transistor’s story, what … Read More

Eric Provan Interview

April 2, 2013 |

Three weeks ago we took a look at indie game Spate, a surrealist 2.5D platformer from designer and animator Eric Provan. This week I talk with the developer about his beginnings in the industry and pick his brain about what the game … Read More

Shovel Knight Reveal Trailer

March 27, 2013 |

The magic of the 8-bit era is about to return with authority this fall. On March 14th, Yacht Club Games announced its Kickstarter campaign to fund its debut classic-style sidescroller, Shovel Knight, which the company describes as “a groundbreaking … Read More

Transistor: Supergiant’s next big title

March 20, 2013 |

Supergiant Games have finally released footage of their latest project, Transistor, the long-awaited sci-fi RPG follow up to their smash indie hit Bastion. Players will take on the role of Red, who has stolen a weapon of great power … Read More

Activision & Bungie officially announce ‘Destiny’

February 18, 2013 |

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What do you get when you partner two monster game companies like Activision (Call of Duty) and Bungie (Halo)? You get a sci-fi epic called Destiny. According to a joint press release today, Destiny is a first-person story that takes place in an “unfolding, cinematic universe.” There’s also a social element to the game, in which you may encounter other players on their own adventures while you’re in story mode. The epic takes place in the distant future where gamers play as Guardians of the last city on Earth, traveling the ruins of our solar system. Gameplay includes cooperative, competitive, public, and social activities that are all connected. Read More

Frank Klepacki, Music Legend

December 14, 2012 |

Frank Klepacki (if you do not know already) is a Musician known in the world for his amazing music, but even more so in the gaming world for his astounding sound tracks. Gameverse recently got the chance to interview Frank … Read More