Steam OS Focused on Living Room Gameplay and Family Sharing

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Steam, often regarded as the main conduit for the video game industry’s PC-based games, is currently beta testing its up-and-coming new operating system. The Steam OS is being designed based on Linux and meant to run…

Indiegamestand.com now has fully-operational online indie game store

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     There are many different places online for gamers to purchase indie games and indie developers to sell their creations, but there is one that stands out from the rest. A website that has spent the…

‘Gravity Ghost’ shoots for the stars

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With all the crowding going on in the indie sector this year, it takes a special appeal to float above the pack to find success, but Chicago game developer Erin Robinson of Ivy Games looks to…

GOG Announces New Indie Portal

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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…

Indie at E3: Sony welcomes devs with open arms

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…

Ouya delays retail launch — fixing sticky controller

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For 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…

Spotlight on Ouya

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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…

Interview: Greg Kasavin talks Transistor

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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…

Eric Provan Interview

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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…

Shovel Knight Reveal Trailer

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…