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Xbox One Team Should Be Fired Over Indie Policy, Says Oddworld Boss
The outspoken Oddworld Inhabitants boss, Lorne Lanning, had some unpleasant things to say about the Xbox One's self-publishing policy for indie devs.
The Pinball Arcade Kickstarter Campaign Funds Terminator 2 Table
Chalk up another big success for Kickstarter as FarSight Studios’ latest attempt to raise funds for virtual pinball licensing pulls through with just five days left on its countdown. Thanks to oodles of virtual pinheads and their giving nature, the legendary Terminator 2: Judgment Day table will eventually be joining the lineup on The Pinball Arcade.
Maia Joins Steam's Greenlight After Successful Kickstarter Campaign
There appears to be a relatively straightforward process many indie developers have been taking on lately where you head to Kickstarter to get some money for the game you want to make, and then you head to Steam's Greenlight so people will eventually want to buy your game once it gets finished. That's exactly what Simon Roth and Machine Studios are doing with the upcoming Maia.
Why People Love Valve And Steam? Ten Simple Reasons
There are a lot of comparisons out there between digital distributors on PC and marketplaces on other platforms. We often hear that just because someone has a digital distribution platform it's “just like Steam”. However, that's not always true and there's a reason why people have grown to like and even love Steam, as well as Valve, the private company that operates the service.
Guncraft, Homesick, In Verbis Virtus Greenlit For Steam
Valve has greenlit several more games and software titles to appear on Steam's store once they're ready for distribution. Some of the games available are some really unique games that go over and beyond to push the boundaries of creativity and uniqueness.
DayZ Standalone Set To Release For PS4, But Not On Xbox One
If you've been clamoring for an open-world, post-apocalyptic zombie title to play with friends and strangers where survival is key and permadeath is, well permanent, you'll probably want to check out DayZ. Except, you'll only be able to check out the standalone version on PC and PS4.
Garry's Mod Update Adds New Features, Breaks A Bunch Of Addons
Garry's Mod is probably the only game in the historical existence of computer gaming where fans, modders and gamers alike dread the very concept of an update. After the very stable, graphically delicious and addon-friendly 164, Mr. Newman and team proceeded to break the game bad with update 165 and then proceeded to completely wreck the world with update 13.06.07.
The Capsule Computers Indie Bundle Offers 11 Games For $2
You can never get enough indie game bundles, right? We’re talking loads of games, extra goodies and charity, all for as little as two dollars. The most recent offering is called The Capsule Computers Indie Bundle, it’s live for the next 14 days, and it offers 11 games for less money than a Whopper.
Red Solstice Alpha Gameplay Videos Look More Complete Than Most AAA Titles
Now here's a game I'm excited to talk about. Ironward's still-in-development sci-fi, horror, action-RTS game The Red Solstice managed to kick butt on IndieGoGo and now it's kicking butt in its alpha form and showcasing a lot of great potential as a mixed hybrid Starcraft meets X-Com meets Alien Shooter sort of affair.
Rigs of Rods Spectacular Car Crash Compilation Video
There's a small niche community dedicated to Rigs of Rods, a vehicular soft-body physics simulator. You can drive cars, sail boats or fly planes. The car crash video gives gamers a pretty nifty look at how accomplished the collision physics are for the simulator.
Gamezebo Offers Name Your Own Price Bundle On Casual Games
It looks like gaming site Gamezebo.com has decided to take a break from writing about video games and offer some of its favorite casual selections in a “Name Your Own Price” bundle, offering six titles for, well, whatever you feel like paying for them.
DayZ: Standalone Gets Radio Communication, Help From The Game Community
Dean “Rocket” Hall recently updated the DayZ tumblr, and he unleashed some a little bit of the design progress while scaling Mount Everest. A lot of the progress for the game is mostly cosmetic as the team's lead coders setup the server architecture for DayZ: Standalone to withstand hack attacks and security breaches.
Civitas Kickstarter Picks Up Support Due To SimCity Fiasco
A lot of people just wanted to play SimCity. They wanted to pay their $60 and have fun, that was it. Instead, a lot of people got burned because of the game's anti-consumer always-on DRM restrictions, forcing people to have to log-in and authenticate on EA's servers, which turned into a massive fallout. During this time one studio decided to capitalize by announcing their game Civitas.
Strategizer: Art Of Defense Amps Up RTS Tower Defense Genre
White Titan Games recently added Strategizer: Art of Defense to Steam's Greenlight and it's a mixture of a real-time strategy game and a classic tower defense title. The object is to fortify your structures and wipe out massive waves of enemy units using various turrets, units and building management in an ever-evolving campaign.
VoxelFarm Engine Update Showcases A More Realistic Minecraft
If you enjoy emergent player-crafted worlds that rely on player motivated gameplay and ingenuity, you're going to love the upcoming indie project, VoxelFarm. Miguel Cepero walks gamers through the latest update of the VF Engine, where he showcases light difference, shadowing and 3D geometrical deformation.