Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
October 30, 2014
arrowPress Releases
October 30, 2014
PR Newswire
View All

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

Indie Royale debuts  Dungeon Defenders  headlining 'May Hurray Bundle'
Indie Royale debuts Dungeon Defenders headlining 'May Hurray Bundle'
May 3, 2012 | By Staff

May 3, 2012 | By Staff
More: Indie, Business/Marketing

Sister site IndieGames' co-created bundle effort Indie Royale is in full bloom with its May Hurray Bundle, offering five fantastic independent games available at a bargain, fluctuating price.

Headlining the bundle is Trendy Entertainment's addictive tower defense RPG Dungeon Defenders, available for Windows and Mac on Steam, Desura and DRM-free. The game puts players in the role of one of four distinctive hero classes, tasked with fending off hordes of invading beasties by strategically summoning a variety of defenses & traps throughout their castle.

Rock, Paper, Shotgun called it, "A superb thing: gloriously colourful, robustly made, filled with tonnes of loot and skills and towers." All of this can be enjoyed in seamless online and split-screen local multiplayer. Combining the depth of strategic gaming with the satisfying action of RPG character building, in a beautifully stylized ‘toon fantasy setting, Dungeon Defenders is designed to be a distinctly addictive, easy-to-play experience for casual and hardcore gamers alike!

Also featured is Digital Eel's grand space opera Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space, available for Windows, Desura and DRM-free. Set in a randomly generated universe of endless possibilities, this single-player experience will let you explore new worlds, meet exotic aliens, discover black holes, witness the deaths of stars, encounter drifting space hulks that promise untold riches or untimely death, and much, much more.

Next up is Boot Snake Games' radical puzzle title Containment: The Zombie Puzzler, available for Windows on Steam, Desura and DRM-free. Featuring multiple types of units, items, zombies, and bosses, this is not your typical puzzle game. Experience the branching campaign and survival mode, with integrated leaderboards so you can make sure that your past glories are more glorious than your friends’.

Last up are two more indie favorites from the wizards of weird, Digital Eel. First, fight the system as you plunge down a continuously twisting and turning three dimensional retro wireframe landscape in Data Jammers: Fast Forward, available for Windows on Steam, Desura and DRM-free. Rock, Paper, Shotgun called Data Jammers, "Reminiscent of all that is good in the world. Or at least some of the things that are good in the world, like Tempest and speeding through cyberspace."

Rounding out the bundle is the otherworldly mind control device, masquerading as a seemingly quaint computer game, Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity, available for Windows and Mac for Steam, Desura and DRM-free.

Finally, those who support the independent developers by paying $7 USD or their currency equivalent during the May Hurray Bundle get the acclaimed 'Future, Toward the Edge of Forever' music album - a $5 value from the NYC chiptune futurists now known as Infinity Shred.

More information on the May Hurray Bundle, including real-time statistics and its current price, is available at its official website or via its Facebook and Twitter pages. And a final reminder - the more buyers, the more the price will increase, unless kind buyers drop the price for everyone else, so hop on and buy soon to avoid disappointment!

Related Jobs

Pocket Gems
Pocket Gems — San Francisco, California, United States

Software Engineer - Mobile, Backend & Tools
Grover Gaming
Grover Gaming — Greenville, North Carolina, United States

3D Generalist / Artist
Gameloft New Orleans
Gameloft New Orleans — New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Lead Programmer
Demiurge Studios, Inc.
Demiurge Studios, Inc. — Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Lead System Designer


Simon Ludgate
profile image
Considering that Dungeons Defenders currently has over $45 of DLC and that none of it is included in the bundle... hardly a great deal :/

Terry Matthes
profile image
Is the game not good without all the DLC?

Simon Ludgate
profile image
It goes on sale on Steam for $3 or so pretty frequently. And the problem is that, without the DLC, you're capped in how far you can progress in the game, which can be frustrating in a multilayer environment. Actually, it kind of reminds me of the days of Shareware: buy a cheap "demo" version and play one third of the game, pay to unlock the rest of the game to keep going.

James Wright
profile image
I generally buy these and humble bundles because I love seeing what developers have done. You're bound to see quirky mechanics, unique art styles and novel ideas. If a game captures me to the point that I want to play all the dlc then they have done something right it my book.

Besides, you get four other titles all for the price of a couple of coffees, I can't see how this could be considered anything worse than a great deal.