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Posted by Simon Carless on 06/28/19 06:41:00 pm in Indie
This week's roundup includes a look at Nintendo's spritely Super Mario Maker 2, more impressions of IGA's much-awaited & Castlevania-ish Bloodstained, and a surprising new invasion in EVE Online.

Posted by Svyatoslav Cherkasov on 06/27/19 10:40:00 am in Indie
In this article I tried to summarize our experience in porting a PC game made in Unity for mobiles (iOS / Android) and consoles (XBox One / PS4 / Nintendo Switch).

Posted by Simon Carless on 06/22/19 11:55:00 pm in Indie
This week's roundup includes a look at breakout indie action game My Friend Pedro, a much-deserved history of the excellent Elite Beat Agents series, on Mordhau's surprisingly hot debut & classic interviews/retrospectives around Tetris & Sam and Max.

Posted by Neil Schneider on 06/17/19 10:37:00 am in Indie
Google Stadia, XBOX's Project xCloud, Bethesda's Orion technology, and more are just scratching the surface of what's to come. Neil Schneider, Executive Director of TIFCA, shares his insights on where things are heading in the future computing world.

Posted by Thomas Bidaux on 06/17/19 10:32:00 am in Indie
Yearly look at the media coverage e3, the 2019 edition.

Posted by Winifred Phillips on 06/16/19 11:48:00 am in Indie
On April 6th, composer Winifred Phillips delivered the 1st game music composition lecture ever given at the Library of Congress. This article includes the video of the complete presentation given by Phillips at the Library of Congress in Washington DC.

Posted by Simon Carless on 06/14/19 11:34:00 pm in Indie
This week's roundup includes all kinds of E3 neatness from Los Angeles, including discussion of Nintendo's announcements, the PC Gaming Show, Microsoft's xCloud vs Google Stadia (or not!), as well as another 10+ links that aren't about E3 at all.

Posted by Seth Coster on 06/14/19 10:33:00 am in Indie
Games with user-generated content often suffer from the "Play Problem": players that create content can't get their creations seen by other players. Levelhead solves the Play Problem in an elegant way that puts control of visibility in players' hands.

Posted by Simon Carless on 06/08/19 08:35:00 pm in Indie
This week's roundup includes a look at some great community events - from the fighting game scene's Combo Breaker to Japanese indie dev scene's BitSummit, as well as a peek at the first ever E3 Expo, kids apps, D&D in 2019, & lots more.

Posted by Sande Chen on 06/07/19 10:27:00 am in Indie
In this article, game writer Sande Chen opines about forced failure as story moments and how players are more likely to forgive forced failure when engaged in story-driven games.