Retro RPG wonder Zeboyd Games, of Cthulhu Saves the World and Breath of Death VII fame, has pinned down a release date for its next game. Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4 will launch on June 7, the developer announced yesterday, on PC and Xbox Live Indie Games at $5.
With PAX East kicking off tomorrow, half of this week's news has revolved around the expo organised by Penny Arcade, the games you can see there and the games you can play. Most fitting of all is the debut trailer, however, is the release of the debut trailer for Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4, the retro RPG created by the webcomic gang and made by Cthulhu Saves the World developer Zeboyd Games.
Retro RPG specialist Zeboyd Games has revealed the final chapter of its webcomic spin-off, Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4. The fourth in the series, which the indie team took over from Hothead, will boast treats including a more open world and more Zeboyd influence upon the story.
To tie 2012 up all nice with a bow before burying it in the woods out back, Microsoft has revealed the most popular Xbox Live, Xbox Live Arcade, Xbox Live Indie Games, and Games for Windows Live titles from that dead year, dead dead dead dead. Unsurprisingly, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was the most-played Live game, while, you've guessed it, Minecraft topped XBLA.
CastleMiner Z from developer DigitalDNA Games has crossed the one million sales mark, becoming the best-selling Xbox Live Indie game of all time.
A plucky gang of spunky indie developers has once again banded together to raise the profile of Xbox Live Indie Games with the Indie Games Uprising III. The community-run promotion has lined up ten more fine XBLIG games, which will be released daily from today, hoping to draw attention and dollars to that sadly neglected corner of the Xbox 360 dashboard.
The third Xbox Live Indie Uprising is starting up in September, promising nine new indie games across a wide variety of genres and styles.
Slowly, bit by bit, Microsoft is whipping the Xbox Live Indie Games marketplace into reasonable shape. Its latest change is to allow developers, from Wednesday, to change the prices of their games every seven days--a huge improvement over the previous 90.
I chat with Deus Ex principal writer and New Life Interactive founder Sheldon Pacotti about the development, inspiration, and reception of Cell HD: emergence, the shooter that takes place in a world of cellular automata.
This week, I discuss Cell HD: emergence, indie developer New Life Interactive's voxel-based shooter that shrinks players down for some microscopic, cellular warfare.
Cell: emergence, the voxel-based action game about cellular automata with a storyline by Deus Ex writer Sheldon Pacotti, has received a February 9 release date.
Xbox Live Indie Games is an unlikely place to find a vintage PC RTS, but that's just where Dark Reign Redux launched last week. Even more curiously, it's a fan remake released with approval from the original's publisher, Activision.
Xbox Live Indie Games developers have something to cheer about as Microsoft has addressed a handful of concerns the community has been facing.
Serious Sam Double D developer Mommy's Best Games has released 'Game Type' on Xbox Live Indie Games to lampoon Microsoft burying XBLIG in the new Xbox 360 dashboard. The shooter packs an in-game dashboard crammed with adverts for humus and cat talk shows.
We get our hands on the mic-controlled XBLIG co-op side-scroller PewPewPewPewPewPewPewPewPew at IndieCade 2011, and chat with developer Incredible Ape.
This week's indie picks brings some news about time-travelling RTS, Achron, an interview with the developer behind Catapult for Hire, and a SpeedRunner HD review.
The industry veterans behind the upcoming indie game Wizorb have formed a new studio called Tribute Games.
This week's indie picks include 2011 Dream.Build.Play winner Blocks That Matter and interviews with developers Honeyslug (Frobisher Says) and ACE Team (Rock of Ages).
Those raucous indie games are kicking up a fuss today with the launch of the community-run Summer Uprising on Xbox Live Indie Games, which will see ten games released under the banner over the next two weeks.
In this week's picks include the photo-based adventure game TRAUMA, interviews with Octodad 2 developers Young Horses, Cold Beam Games, and more.