Interviews with gaming professionals.
Indie Game Candle Uses Light, Artistry & Fable to Engage PlayersAugust 3, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
It has been said that, “everything old is new again,” and that seems to be exactly the case with the successful Kickstarter campaign of indie game Candle. Why old? Because Candle utilizes traditional crafting of watercolor artistry, the hand-drawn, frame … Read More
Interview: Unique Narrative Design in FTL, Penumbra, & The SwapperJuly 28, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
As the indie games market continues to grow, all-stars that depict the best of what critics and players alike have come to expect of indie titles begin to appear. Many gaming fans include Faster Than Light (FTL) and the Penumbra … Read More
An Interview with A.N.N.E. Developer Moise BretonJuly 27, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
Retro mixed with a modern flair is the perfect recipe for indie game developer Moise Breton’s shoot em up RPG mash-up A.N.N.E.
Breton has been working on video games in one capacity or another for the last 14 years, and … Read More
The Time Was Now for Timespinner Developer Bodie LeeJuly 19, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
It seems that the indie game craze has given voice and opportunity to many developers who might have otherwise gone unnoticed and is creating a trend among individuals leaving careers in the AAA games industry in order to forge an … Read More
Belgium Devs Test Gaming Climate with Newest Indie Title SunsetJuly 10, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
While the video games industry continues to grow, the question of what a game truly is becomes a question that more and more people discuss and debate. Many believe that projects like Dear Esther or Gone Home are games that … Read More
Discord Games Talks Indie Game ChasmJune 26, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
Taking a page from old school games like Legend of Zelda and Mega Man, the team at Discord Games hope to resurrect some of the (as Producer James Petruzzi puts it) “mastery” elements back into their new game Chasm with … Read More
Interview With Hex Heroes Developers PrismaticJune 24, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
Local Tempe indie game developers Mario Castaneda and Chris Jennewein who comprise Prismatic games studio of Tempe recently celebrated the successful funding of their Kickstarter campaign for their game creation, Hex Heroes. Last month we reported on the launch of … Read More
Shadowcrpyt: Players & Developers Alike Just Want To Have FunJune 8, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
You always remember your “first,” and game developers are no exception. Based in New Zealand, indie developer Wibowo Sumardjo has been fortunate enough to have generated early recognition for his premiere project, the dungeon-platforming hack and slash, Shadowcrpyt.
Based on … Read More
Indie Game ‘Never Alone’ Incorporates Native Alaskan ValuesJune 8, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
Alaskan developer Upper One Games in conjunction with E-Line Media is planning the release of their game Never Alone. Players take the role of Nuna, a native Alaskan girl, as she journeys through the harsh Alaskan environment with her furry … Read More
Interview: Grave Creator Credits Kickstarter Success to Solid Plan & PressJune 3, 2014 | Jesse Tannous
When crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter first emerged on the scene many indie developers thought it was their path to success. However, anyone who has experienced the disappointment of an unfulfilled campaign goal will attest to the fact that it is … Read More