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  • Blog Post: Independent Games Festival 2015 Is Now Open To Submissions

    If you're an indie developer, now's the time to hit your game with that last bit of spit and shine; submissions for the Independent Games Festival 2015 are now open. The IGF awards are, as per the title, a ceremony that honors and exemplifies the best video games in the independent space. The... More
  • Blog Post: The Last Of Us Takes Home Top Prize At 14th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

    Naughty Dog wrapped up the 2013 award season with another collection of well- deserved trophies. At the annual GDC award show, hosted this year by Respawn Entertainment community manager Abbie Heppe, The Last of Us landed top honors along with best narrative and best game design. Indie darling Papers... More
  • Blog Post: Voting Now Open For GDC And IGF Audience Awards

    The Game Developers Choice Awards and Independent Game Festival Awards will be taking place during the Game Developers Conference in March. Both ceremonies feature an award winner selected by the audience, and voting is now open. In order to vote, you must visit the relevant GDC Awards and IGF Awards... More
  • Blog Post: Independent Game Festival Awards Nominees Announced

    This year's nominees for the annual IGF Awards have been revealed, with many of last year's most innovative games, including Papers, Please and The Stanley Parable, getting nods. The Independent Game Awards honors games that push the boundaries of the medium, in all elements of game creation... More
  • Blog Post: Independent Games Festival Award Winners For 2013

    Founded in 1998, this year marks the Independent Games Festival Awards 15th annual show. Tonight's ceremony awarded and acknowledged some of the excellent independent games in the industry. Over 900 entries were submitted for consideration. With such fierce competition, who came out on top? One game... More
  • Blog Post: Independent Games Festival Nominees Announced

    The nominees for the 15th annual Independent Games Festival have been announced, with recognized games including Hotline Miami, Little Inferno, and FTL: Faster than Light. The list of nominees includes almost 30 independently developed games, culled from more 500 submissions. Regardless of who picks... More
  • Blog Post: Heist Game Monaco Opens Preorders

    Pocketwatch Games has some nifty bonuses for gamers willing to preorder its long-anticipated downloadable game. We’ve been excited about Monaco for a long while, ever since it won the Seamus McNally Grand Prize at the IGF in 2010. Pocketwatch Games is at long last honing in on a release date; Monaco... More
  • Blog Post: GDC's Award Show Hosts Announced

    Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski will be hosting the Game Developers Choice awards, while Pocketwatch Games' Andy Schatz will handle the duties for the Independent Games Festival awards. The hosting talent for the Game Developers Conference was announced via the GDC site . The awards will take place... More
  • Blog Post: Winners: 2011 Independent Games Festival Awards

    The evening has drawn to a close and winners of the 2011 Independent Games Festival Awards announced. A handful of indie developers walked away tonight with a sizable monetary award and the pride of receiving accolades from fellow indie talent. Winners are highlighted in red . Click the category to view... More
  • Blog Post: Limbo Leads Nominations In Game Developers Choice Awards

    The monochromatic indie smash Limbo is a big hit on the awards circuit this year, too, having already won the Independent Game of the Year nod at this year's VGA. Playdead's game leads the field in nominations for the upcoming Game Developers Choice Awards, nabbing nominations in seven different... More
  • Blog Post: 13th Annual IGF Finalists Announced

    The finalists for the 2011 Independent Games Festival have been announced. As per the past few years, the contenders are broken down into several categories that give accolades for art, design, audio, and more. Additionally, honorable mentions have been named this year, as an added means of recognizing... More
  • Blog Post: IndiePub And SXSW Partner For Propeller Awards

    Joining the likes of the IGF and IndieCade, IndiePub is partnering with SXSW to promote independently developed games through a contest of its own. IndiePub will debut the Independent Propeller Awards at SXSW ScreenBurn, the gaming-centric portion of the annual festival. “SXSW is where creative... More
  • Blog Post: New Retro/Grade Trailer Highlights PSN Makeover

    Indie title Retro/Grade has undergone quite a makeover since it was first featured two years ago at the Independent Games Festival. Now on track to release for the PlayStation Network, Retro/Grade is looking better than ever, still touting mind-bending gameplay controlled with a guitar peripheral. Check... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Week: Day Six

    [Welcome to Indie Week at gameinformer.com. We’ve got a full seven days of indie game coverage leading up to the 2010 Independent Games Festival Awards. Check the hub daily for new previews, interviews and other coverage of the top independent games of the year.] After five full days of exploring... More
  • Blog Post: 2D Indie Brawler Shank On Its Way To Consoles

    EA Partners and dev studio Klei Entertainment have announced today that indie title, Shank, is on its way to XBLA, PSN and PC this summer. “Our mission at EA Partners is to work with the best talent across the game industry, and we are thrilled to extend our expertise to the leading creative developers... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Week: Day Five

    [Welcome to Indie Week at gameinformer.com. We’ve got a full seven days of indie game coverage leading up to the 2010 Independent Games Festival Awards. Check the hub daily for new previews, interviews and other coverage of the top independent games of the year.] Welcome back for day five of Indie... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Week: Day Four

    [Welcome to Indie Week at gameinformer.com. We’ve got a full seven days of indie game coverage leading up to the 2010 Independent Games Festival Awards. Check the hub daily for new previews, interviews and other coverage of the top independent games of the year.] It’s day four of Indie Week... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Week: Day Three

    [Welcome to Indie Week at gameinformer.com. We’ve got a full seven days of indie game coverage leading up to the 2010 Independent Games Festival Awards. Check the hub daily for new previews, interviews and other coverage of the top independent games of the year.] Welcome to day three of Indie Week... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Week: Day Two

    [Welcome to Indie Week at gameinformer.com. We’ve got a full seven days of indie game coverage leading up to the 2010 Independent Games Festival Awards. Check the hub daily for new previews, interviews and other coverage of the top independent games of the year.] Welcome back for your second serving... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Week: Day One

    [Welcome to Indie Week at gameinformer.com. We’ve got a full seven days of indie game coverage leading up to the 2010 Independent Games Festival Awards. Check the hub daily for new previews, interviews and other coverage of the top independent games of the year.] Let’s take a look at today’s... More
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