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Rumor: Nintendo Direct Coming on April 1: Who's the Fool?

By John Keefer, Mar 28, 2017 9:20am PDT

Take this with a grain of salt, not only because of the date, but because the source is 4chan.


"You deserved every ounce of shit you got for that article. This at least comes with a proper ..."

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GDC 2017: TumbleSeed Developer Interview

By Asif Khan, Mar 21, 2017 10:00am PDT

We caught up with Benedict Fritz, programmer and codesigner of TumbleSeed, at the Nindies event during GDC 2017. Please take a look at this 'Rolly Roguelike!'


Try to survive Death by Game Show on January 22

By Daniel Perez, Dec 21, 2015 7:00am PST

Think you can survive? WE DON'T PAY YOU TO THINK!!


Hand of Fate sequel is currently in development

By Daniel Perez, Aug 21, 2015 8:24am PDT

Defiant Development's founder has revealed a sequel to its card-based RPG, Hand of Fate, is in development.


Slip out of reality and into Dream, releasing July 31

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 17, 2015 10:45am PDT

After two years in Steam Early Access, developer Hypsersloth has announced its indie-game Dream will be releasing July 31st.


E3 2015: Sword Coast Legends Coming to Xbox One

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 15, 2015 10:25am PDT

Microsoft revealed during their Xbox Indie Reel today that Sword Coasts Legends would be coming to the Xbox One.


Steam refund policy already being abused by PC gamers, according to devs

By Daniel Perez, Jun 08, 2015 6:55am PDT

It hasn't even been a week, and already developers are reporting PC gamers are abusing Steam's new refund policy.


"There are limitations on the refund process such as it has to be within a specific timeframe of ..."

- TheEmissary see all 38 comments

Shack Reels: Indie Shout-out - Affordable Space Adventures

By Shack Staff, Apr 09, 2015 4:45pm PDT

Andrew dives into why Affordable Space Adventures should be on your must-have list for Wii U games.


"Awesome I am going to get this for sure had a eye on it since it first was announced thanks for ..."

- valcan_s see all 2 comments

IndieCade teams up with Skybound Entertainment for online web series

By Daniel Perez, Mar 17, 2015 11:18am PDT

An online web series is being considered as well as additional programs to help make IndieCade more visible to the public eye.


Moonman is a rogue-like adventure inspired by Spelunky and Terraria

By Daniel Perez, Feb 04, 2015 9:15am PST

Moonman is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, so if you like what you see, be sure to open your wallets!


Big changes are coming to this year's Boston FIG convention

By Nathaniel Hohl, Sep 05, 2014 2:00pm PDT

With the third annual Boston Festival of Indie (FIG) strting soon, Nate Hohl talks to the convention's founders about what changes might be in store this year. Then he gets neck deep in a world of zombies with indie developer Proletariat, working on World Zombination.&n...


Shack Snack: July 15, 2014

By Steven Wong, Jul 15, 2014 6:30pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know.


"I haven't seen any of these before but this is a thoroughly well-produced video! I'm just ..."

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EA releases its own 'indie' bundle

By John Keefer, May 03, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Electronic Arts joined the indie bundle bandwagon, offering six games through Steam for a 70 percent discount.


"And? They chose to associate themselves with this asshole of a publisher. Tough shit."

- TwwIX see all 19 comments

Dustforce review

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2012 2:45pm PST

Check out the Dustforce review for a look at the indie game that entices platforming perfectionists with a broom-wielding janitor.


"not even going to bother with this one. Games like N were fun because they were challenging but ..."

- deathofrats see all 13 comments

Minecraft made $33 million in revenue so far

By Steve Watts, Apr 06, 2011 1:45pm PDT

Minecraft creator Markus Persson has revealed that about 1.8 million people have bought Minecraft, leading to roughly $33 million in revenue.


"Who says he wants to build an empire, though? Hell, I don't know why he even started a ..."

- PlayfulPuppy see all 43 comments