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Greenlight Spotlight: Concept Games Edition

May 13, 2013 |

My previous article focused on Greenlight games with active Kickstarters. Three of those Kickstarters have since ended, and I’m happy to report that C-Wars, Chasm, and Worlds of Magic were all successfully funded. C-Wars was extremely successful, ending with … 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: The Games That Will Sell

May 6, 2013 |

As we get closer to the June 4th consumer release date for Ouya, the question on everyone’s mind is about the games that will be available. It’s well known throughout the video game console industry that what … Read More

Interview: The crew at Yacht Club Games talks Shovel Knight (Part I)

May 3, 2013 | | One Comment

Recently we got a chance to hop aboard with Yacht Club Games for a long chat about the already popular upcoming title, Shovel Knight. Along the way we discuss their origins as a team, their inspirations … Read More

Greenlight Spotlight: Kickstarter Edition

April 30, 2013 |

Before I get to the real meat of this article, it’s time for a quick Greenlight update. As I reported, 18 games have been Greenlit since my previous article. Of the games I featured in the last Greenlight Spotlight, … Read More

Jagged Alliance: Flashback Is Now Recruiting On Kickstarter

April 26, 2013 |

A new Jagged Alliance reboot, subtitled Flashback, is currently looking for funding via Kickstarter. This new installment in the classic turn-based squad tactics game is being developed by an indie studio named Full Control in Copenhagen, Denmark. Full Control … 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

Yacht Club Games Reddit AMA now live

April 9, 2013 |

Yacht Club Games is currently hosting an AMA session on Reddit for their flagship title Shovel Knight. Questions are being answered live as we speak, so hurry on over to post a question.  They already have an impressive list of questions … Read More

Mega Man composer to pen songs for Shovel Knight

April 5, 2013 |

Manami Matsumae

In an exciting new update that already has fans of the classic sound of 8-bits raising the roof, Yacht Club Games announced Thursday that Manami Matsumae, composer for the original 1987 Mega Man … 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