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Eyes-on with Oculus Rift VR

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2013 12:30pm PDT

IndieCade featured a dedicated booth for the Oculus Rift VR and now seemed like as good a time as any to try it out and get some first-hand impressions of Nostrum, Dumpy: Going Elephants, and Dreadhalls, as well as impressions of the peripheral itself.


"check out this mmo rpg which is compatible with the oculus...it's running an entire vr ..."

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Spin the Bottle: Bumpie's Party getting GamePad camera-based DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 10, 2013 4:30am PDT

Spin the Bottle: Bumpie's Party is ready to keep the festivities going with an upcoming update that will offer six new mini-games, all utilizing the Wii U GamePad's camera.


"Wait a minute, where's the pile of poo? I bet the super happy colored dildos get lonely without ..."

- Gwyndion see all 2 comments

Resogun preview: bullet heaven

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2013 10:00am PDT

Resogun is an incredibly difficult bullet hell space shooter, but it stands out as one of the most visually gorgeous titles to grace a PS4 so far.


"Super Stardust is such an under appreciated game. I got it when it came out and all the add-on ..."

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Shovel Knight preview: can you dig it

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 08, 2013 9:00am PDT

IndieCade provided me with an opportunity to go hands-on with Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight and it proves to be an NES throwback in the best possible way.


"shouldn't the shack news report link to the actual kickstarter when you click on 'kickstarter' ..."

- deathofrats see all 8 comments

Nidhogg preview: fencing madness

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2013 4:15pm PDT

After years in development, Nidhogg is finally slicing towards a PC release and I got to try it out at this year's IndieCade.


"I know it's taking a long time to make the game and you are probably hurting for money... but ..."

- Gwyndion see all 6 comments

Octodad: Dadliest Catch preview: backyard shenanigans

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2013 2:00pm PDT

It turns out that just about anything can be funny if you make a giant octopus do it, as I found out when I went hands-on with Octodad: Dadliest Catch a second time at this year's IndieCade.


Quadrilateral Cowboy preview: hack attack

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Blendo Games brought their hack-tastic Cyberpunk title, Quadrilateral Cowboy, to IndieCade. Creator Brendon Chung briefly speaks to Shacknews and shows us how important learning is when it comes to hacking into secure facilities.


TowerFall PC version aiming for January release

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2013 7:30am PDT

TowerFall creator Matt Thorson is continuing work on the game's PC version and hopes to have it ready for January. In the meantime, he demonstrates some of the game's new content, including new arrows and new Orbs.


"Instant buy. TowerFall has the feel of a lasting classic, like SNES Mario Kart."

- SLUDGE^ see all 3 comments

IndieCade 2013 Award Winners

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2013 6:00am PDT

We've got the full list of winners from IndieCade 2013 and they include Quadrilateral Cowboy, TowerFall, Kentucky Route Zero, and many others.


"Oh well, I can wait. Game looks great and I'd rather have a finished, awesome product."

- Nerdsbeware see all 5 comments

How Microsoft will use trending to make 'a rational marketplace' on Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 03, 2013 4:45pm PDT

On Xbox One, games are games are games. That means indie games and retail games will all appear under one Game Store. Chris Charla, director of the...


"'Trending' will be used to show a huge chunk of adverts, too. The control over price and ..."

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PlayStation Plus 'buyouts' for devs confirmed by Sony

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 03, 2013 10:50am PDT

For gamers, PlayStation Plus' Instant Game Collection has been a tremendous deal, offering numerous "free" games as part of a subscription. But why do developers offer their games for free? Well, because some of them are getting paid for it, of course.