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IndieCade 2011: Award winners and inventive cooperation

IndieCade 2011: Award winners and inventive cooperation

One of the best things about this year's IndieCade is the particularly wide assortment of incredibly innovative cooperative experiences. Given that all those in attendance love videogames--or at the very least, have a healthy curiosity--an enthusiastic collaborator is always in within arm's reach.

It's indicative of the natural bonds that can develop when bringing so many talented game-makers together. "There's a really unique community of developers that come from around the world, sharing ideas," IndieCade CEO and founder Stephanie Barish explained. She told me that oftentimes, new development teams manifest as the result of the relationships that form at IndieCade. "It's just very, very exciting to be here and be part of this community," she said, "and to have the opportunity to show your work to each other, and to the broader public."

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"ITT: More awesome-looking games that make me jealous of people who can play 2D/side-scrollers."
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Indie Jeff's Guide to IndieCade 2011

Indie Jeff's Guide to IndieCade 2011

IndieCade 2011 is officially open to the public today and Sunday. If you live in or near Culver City, Los Angeles, the open-air festival is a great opportunity to not only play some fun and innovative games with friendly, like-minded folks; it's also an opportunity to get a glimpse behind the curtain and talk to the independent developers who created them. There are events and conferences to attend as well, if you wish, but getting your hands on the games themselves won't cost you a cent.

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"Johann Sebastian Joust. Not exactly a video game per se, but incredibly awesome nonetheless."
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Top Games

  1. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
  2. Resistance 3
  3. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
  4. MX vs. ATV Supercross
  5. Space Pirates and Zombies 2
  6. Hearts of Iron IV
  7. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
  8. Grand Theft Auto V
  9. Batman: Arkham Knight
  10. DayZ

Most Anticipated

  1. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
  2. MX vs. ATV Supercross
  3. Space Pirates and Zombies 2
  4. Hearts of Iron IV
  5. Batman: Arkham Knight
  6. DayZ
  7. Survarium
  8. Kerbal Space Program
  9. R.B.I. Baseball 14
  10. Dragon Age: Inquisition

Top Rentals

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Beyond: Two Souls
  3. Batman: Arkham Origins
  4. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  5. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  6. Battlefield 4
  7. NBA 2K14
  8. Diablo III
  9. Madden NFL 25
  10. The Last of Us