Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
October 22, 2014
arrowPress Releases
October 22, 2014
PR Newswire
View All





If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Costikyan, Wilson Form Manifesto Games
Costikyan, Wilson Form Manifesto Games
September 28, 2005 | By Simon Carless

September 28, 2005 | By Simon Carless
Comments
    Post A Comment
More: Indie



Industry veterans Greg Costikyan and Johnny Wilson have announced that they are joining forces to launch Manifesto Games, a new independent gaming portal intended to help build a strong and viable independent PC game industry.

According to Costikyan, the Manifesto Games website, which will launch in early 2006, will offer independently-developed games for sale via direct download, and is intended to be a single place where fans of offbeat and niche games can find "the best of the rest" - the games that the retail channel isn't able to currently support

Three types of games will be offered at Manifesto's site: truly independent, original content from creators without publisher funding; the best PC games from smaller PC game publishers, including games in existing genres like wargames, flight sims, and graphic adventures; and niche MMOs.

Co-founders Costikyan and Wilson are both well-known industry figures: Costikyan for designing more than 30 commercially published board, roleplaying, online, computer, and mobile games, most recently being employed at Nokia as a games researcher, and Wilson for being editorial director of Computer Gaming World from 1981 to 1999.


Related Jobs

DeNA Studios Canada
DeNA Studios Canada — Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
[10.22.14]

Analytical Game Designer
Xsolla
Xsolla — Sherman Oaks, California, United States
[10.22.14]

Senior Business Development Manager
Nix Hydra
Nix Hydra — Los Angeles, California, United States
[10.22.14]

Art Director
Avalanche Studios
Avalanche Studios — New York, New York, United States
[10.22.14]

UI Programmer










Comments



none
 
Comment: