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INDIECADE ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL NOMINEES FOR AWARDS AT INDIECADE FESTIVAL 2014 Annual Festival Celebrates the Diversity of 2014’s Independent Games with Awards Program, Games Showcase, Expert Panels, and More October 9-12 in Culver City, CA

LOS ANGELES—SEPT 12, 2014—IndieCade, the premier international festival of independent games, has revealed a diverse lineup of more than 35 games that are official nominees for awards at IndieCade Festival 2014 to be held in Culver City, CA October 9-12, 2014. The festival celebrates nearly 150 of the most creative and exciting independent games of the year while also establishing a leading voice in the promotion, cultivation, and community of independent games development.

The 2014 IndieCade Award Finalists include games on all major video game platforms, including PlayStation®4, PlayStation®Vita, Xbox One, Nintendo’s Wii U™ system, PC, Mac, Linux, and virtual reality, such as Oculus Rift, as well as additional categories such as table top games, sports, performance art, live action role playing, and even an interactive art installation. Read more

I’ll keep this short up top, because the important news is below — we’re really excited to kick off with Frontier Developments on their upcoming game ELITE: DANGEROUS. This game looks crazy good — if you’ve ever dreamt of being in space, this is the game for you. With it’s playable recreation of the Milky Way and it’s amazing combat, you’re going to lose most of your free time very soon.

See the news below and be sure to check this gem out.

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FRONTIER DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCES PRICING AND SPECIAL PRE-ORDER “MERCENARY EDITION” FOR ELITE: DANGEROUS

All Existing and New Pre-Orders of Elite: Dangerous Will Receive a £4.99 Discount and a Range of Digital Extras in the ‘Mercenary Edition’

Cambridge, UK – September 12, 2014 –  Frontier Developments plc (AIM:  FDEV) today announced pricing details for the release version of Elite: Dangerous along with additional information about the day one digital pre-order edition. Read more

KEEN SOFTWARE HOUSE BRINGING STEAM HIT SPACE ENGINEERS TO XBOX ONE

Custom Built for Xbox One, Space Engineers Brings Its Trademark Stellar Sandbox Play to Console Gamers the World Over

PRAGUE (August 12, 2014) – Independent developer Keen Software House has announced that their  space-based sandbox game, Space Engineers, which has become a viral hit on PC via Steam Early Access, will be released for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, via the ID@Xbox self-publishing program. The game will be exclusive on Xbox One for twelve months and will retain its trademark open-ended creative and survival gameplay. The news was first announced live during the Xbox news briefing at gamescom 2014. Read more

Independent developer Lightbulb Crew has released a brand-spanking new gameplay trailer for the upcoming MOBA Games of Glory, a game that looks to shake up all of these recently announced “me-too” MOBAs with a faster pace, a divergent free-aim system, unique gameplay styles, varied player roles, and much more.

This video shows off some of the progress made during development of the Alpha over the last few weeks.  As you will see in the vid, free-aim and strong inspirations from hack’n’slash games provide Games of Glory with tangible intensity and deep strategic decisions for teamwork throughout all game phases. Players can acquire rocket launchers, daggers, claws, two-handed swords, sniper rifles and more, and then take advantage of the enemy by customizing their clone to fit their own unique gameplay style.

Please take a peek and enjoy and see you in the arenas!

 

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INDIECADE TO FEATURE MORE THAN 30 INDEPENDENTLY DEVELOPED GAMES AT THE INDIECADE SHOWCASE @ E3

Showcase Provides Widest Variety of Games at E3 with Titles for Consoles, PC, Mobile, Handheld, Web, Table Top and Virtual Reality

Key Partnerships with Annual Sponsors Sony PlayStation, OUYA Bring Some of the Best Indie Games for Each Platform to the Showcase

 

LOS ANGELES—MAY 30, 2014—IndieCade, the premier international festival of independent games, will bring more than 30 independently developed games for this year’s IndieCade Showcase @ E3, providing the largest diversity of indie games and developers of any exhibitor at the show.

The 2014 IndieCade Showcase @ E3 is presented in collaboration with Hosting Partner The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and will be located in South Hall, Booth #2835. Read more

Today, a new independent studio from France, LIGHTBULB CREW, has announced their upcoming next generation MOBA, GAMES OF GLORY.

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Bloober Team’s indie multiplayer game Basement Crawl hits Europe today and already hit the scene in North America yesterday, which means Playstation 4 players around the world are now battling it out in classic Bomberman-inspired strategic showdowns.

What are you waiting for? Read more

The awesome developers over at Bloober Team continue to work hard on delivering the most fun multiplayer experience on next generation systems, as they get closer and closer to releasing Basement Crawl.  Today the team has released several new screenshots, showing off some of the gameplay, traps and characters in-action in this multiplayer instant-classic.

Check out the screens below and keep and eye out for more Basement Crawl updates and, eventually, a release date, very soon! Read more

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KIZ STUDIOS UPDATES SMASHMUCK CHAMPIONS WITH NEW CHAMPS, NEW ARENA AND CONTROLLER SUPPORT

Major Update Delivers Fan-Designed Champion from PAX Prime, Community-Suggested Skill Swap and More to the Action-Packed Arena Combat Game

ATLANTA, GA (October 31, 2013) — Kiz Studios, an independent developer of mobile and PC games, has released a major new update to their action-packed arena combat game, SmashMuck Champions, that adds new playable champions, new battle arenas, new gameplay styles and much more.  Read more

Bloober Team has released the first teaser trailer for the indie PS4-exclusive launch title, Basement Crawl.  This game is one creepy action-packed download that will give PS4 buyers a truly unique experience for their new systems.

Check out the video above and some additional details below!  Also, join Bloober on FACEBOOK for all updates!  Read more