Archive for the ‘news’ Category

A new game “Minerbot” has been added to the games page.

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

You can now play Minerbot, where your goal is to dig for ore, the rarer the ore, the higher the score.

Play it here.

News: Bungie (of Halo fame) launches Bungie Aerospace

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Apparently the makers of the Halo franchise have just launched the first phase of what they are calling “Bungie Aerospace” which is they say was created to “help small, independent developers launch their mobile and social games.” I guess the idea is they might help with resources, community, q and a and the like. For more info check here at the Bungie Aerospace site, and here in the official press release

News: 2012 Independent Games Festival now accepting submissions

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Organizers have officially opened submissions for the 2012 Independent Games Festival, being held at the Game Developers Conference 2012 in San Francisco next March 5-9.

The Independent Games Festival is the longest-running and highest-profile independent video game festival, summit, and showcase, and is now accepting entries to its 14th annual edition, with deadlines in the Main and Student Showcase categories by October 17 and October 31 respectively, and finalists to be announced in January 2012.

More info: Here on the IGF website.