By Alice O'Connor   //   March 8, 2012 7:00 AM

Fez wins IGF 2012 Grand Prize

The movers and shakers of the indie scene came together at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco last night for the 2012 Independent Games Festival awards ceremony, where prizes aplenty were handed out to this year's winners and future stars.
By Jeff Mattas   //   February 12, 2012 6:00 AM

Indie Jeff's Weekly Pick: Gunpoint

This week, I grab my fedora, trench-coat, and spy gear to tackle the IGF preview build of Gunpoint, the upcoming 2D stealth-puzzle game by Tom Francis, John Roberts, and Fabian van Dommelen.
By Jeff Mattas   //   January 13, 2012 12:30 PM

IGF 2012 Student Competition winners unveiled

The Student Competition winners for the 2012 Independent Games Festival have been announced, culled from nearly three-hundred game submissions.
By Jeff Mattas   //   January 10, 2012 11:30 AM

IGF 2012 Main Competition finalists announced

The finalists for the 14th annual Independent Games Festival's Main Competition have been announced, highlighting some of the greatest indie games of 2012.
By Jeff Mattas   //   January 1, 2012 1:00 PM

Indie Jeff's Weekly Pick: Home

For this week's indie pick, I take a look at a preview build of Home, the upcoming horror-adventure game by developer Benjamin Rivers.
By Jeff Mattas   //   December 5, 2011 4:45 PM

'XBLA Prize' added to IGF accolades

Microsoft and the Independent Games Festival are partnering to add a new 'XBLA Prize' to the list of IGF accolades, which includes a publishing deal on Xbox Live Arcade.
By Alice O'Connor   //   October 17, 2011 10:15 AM

Subversion on hold, Introversion working on new game

Darwinia and DEFCON developer Introversion announced today that its crime caper Subversion has been placed on hold, and the English indie is now focusing on a mysterious brand new game.
By Jeff Mattas   //   June 30, 2011 1:30 PM

IGF 2012 submissions now open

Submissions are now open for the 14th annual Independent Games Festival, which will be held, as usual, at the 2012 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Some exciting changes to the festival's format have also been announced.