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  • Blog Post: Impressive Fan Art Gathers Nearly Every Successful Indie Game Into One Drawing

    Most video game fan art looks to the past to recall nostalgic emotions related to childhood franchises, but this piece looks to the present uniting a huge collection of indie game characters. The piece, titled Indie Collision, comes from artist Memoski on DeviantArt and features just about every character... More
  • Blog Post: Game Music Bundle 6 Offers Braid And Rogue Legacy Soundtracks For Cheap

    Game Music Bundle 6 is here and it offers the Dust: An Elysian Tale, Braid, and Rogue Legacy soundtracks, among others, for a low price. For $1 you get the soundtracks for the three games listed above, plus soundtracks for Electronic Super Joy and Famaze. If you go up to $10 you get another 19 soundtracks... More
  • Blog Post: Jonathan Blow's The Witness Leads Self-Publishing Platform On PlayStation 4

    Jonathan Blow, the creator of the independent gem Braid, has announced that his next game, The Witness, will lead the charge for PlayStation 4's new self-publishing platform . The Witness is not a new game announcement, but learning that it is coming to PlayStation 4 first is big news. After describing... More
  • Blog Post: PBS Explores Indie Game Development

    Indie Game: The Movie did a good job exploring the highs and lows of independent development, but if you're still craving more, check out this feature from PBS's web series Off Book. In the following video, PBS looks at the creativity of independent video games. More
  • Blog Post: Humble Indie Bundle Adds Three More Games, Deserves All Your Money

    The already awesome Humble Indie Bundle V just got better. Now, if you pay over the average (currently around $8), you get the five previously included games plus three new ones: Braid, Super Meat Boy, and Lone Survivor. You also get the five soundtracks previously included in the bundle. Combined, the... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Game: The Movie To Be Distributed On Steam

    Steam, for the most part, is best known as a distributor of games. In fact, I would venture to say, that is all it is known for. Starting next month though, you will be able to grab Indie Game: The Movie . This is the first time a full-length motion picture will be made available through the service... More
  • Blog Post: UPDATE: HBO May Turn Indie Game: The Movie Into TV Show

    UPDATE: The creators of Indie Game: The Movie cleared up some early misinformation about the potential TV show on the film's Facebook page . Apparently the show will not be a comedy and was only mistaken as such because most of HBO's half-hour content fits into that genre. The Facebook post also... More
  • Blog Post: Jonathan Blow Goes In-Depth On The Creation Of Braid

    A lot of us loved Jonathan Blow's clever downloadable platformer/puzzler Braid, but how much did you really love it? Enough to watch an hour-and-a-half long presentation all about the game's creation? Prove it. This YouTube video from last month features the whole of Blow's presentation from... More
  • Blog Post: Braid Developer: PSN More "Artful" Than Xbox Live Indie Games

    Braid developer Jonathan Blow has voiced his opinion of how Sony handles indie games versus Microsoft. The indie game came out for both the PSN and Xbox Live Arcade, and Blow shared his opinion of working with both sides to Edge . "Microsoft has provided the lower barrier to entry with Xbox Live... More
  • Blog Post: Update #2: How To Get Humble Indie Bundle #1 For Free!

    Update #2: It's better to give than receive, and now you can do both at the same time: The folks over at the Humble Indie Bundle are giving away the games in the first bundle (World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru HD, Penumbra Overture, and Samorost 2) for all new customers who purchase #2 for more... More
  • Blog Post: The Humble Indie Bundle Is Back With A Vengeance

    We first heard rumblings of the Humble Indie Bundle ’s return last week, and now we’ve got the hard facts. The Humble Indie Bundle 2 functions the same way as its predecessor, in that consumers pay what they think the products are worth. Those who pick up the pack also help to support charity... More
  • Blog Post: Braid Box Art Arrives From Russia, Misses Point

    I’m all about every corner of the world being exposed to Jonathon’s Blow’s puzzle platforming masterpiece, Braid. However, I’ve got to say that this Russian box art is hilariously wrong. I’m not sure if it’s Tim’s subtle happiness or the critters that surround... More
  • Blog Post: High School Musical 4 – Braid: A Movement Piece

    You know it’s a slow news day when Game Informer breaks out the bad high school musical YouTube links. Seriously, this video of one high school’s interpretive dance version of Braid will make even marching band geeks feel cool. At least Tim doesn’t talk in this. We can’t imagine... More
  • Blog Post: Jonathan Blow's The Witness Was Secretly At PAX

    The developer of the acclaimed Braid brought his new game, The Witness, to PAX. However, it was on a nondescript PC that was unattended and unmarked. Why would he do such a thing? According to Blow, there were several reasons for keeping the public debut of The Witness low-key. His post on the game's... More
  • Blog Post: Roger Ebert’s Candid Admission

    The internet responded in full force to renowned movie critic Roger Ebert’s titular blog “ Video Games Can Never Be Art ,” which first circulated back in April. The opinion piece was a direct response to a speech given by developer Kellee Santiago’s at USC, in which she listed... More
  • Blog Post: Braid Finally Coming To Japan

    North American gamers have been enjoying Braid since it hit XBLA two years ago and arrived on PC, Mac, and PlayStation Network last year. If you live in Japan, though, you haven't yet had the chance to experience this brain-bending puzzle-platformer. Lucky for Japanese gamers, that will change this... More
  • Blog Post: Details On Braid Creator’s New Game Trickle Out

    If you didn’t think that breakout indie title Braid was one of the best games of 2008 then you probably didn’t play it. Braid’s mastermind, Jonathan Blow, has been quietly working on a new title for a while now and we’re finally started to hear details about the game. We don’t... More
  • Blog Post: Braid’s PC Version Gets Boxed Retail Release

    Jonathon Blow’s puzzle-platforming opus, Braid, has been available on PCs since April of last year. However, the title has not been available in disc-form with a protective box around it. That is, until now. Tim’s surreal, time-twisting quest is being published by MumboJumbo for release in... More
  • Blog Post: Interview: Xbox Live General Manager Marc Whitten

    I recently had a chance to talk to Xbox Live general manager Marc Whitten about some of the new features and issues facing Xbox Live. This is a longer version of the interview that ran in issue 199 of Game Informer. You’ve just launched Facebook, Twitter, and Last.FM for Xbox Live. Has it been... More
  • Blog Post: Braid Hits PlayStation Network This Month

    Jonathan Blow’s critically acclaimed, time bending, platform puzzler is finally arriving on PlayStation Network after extended stays on Xbox Live Arcade and PC. Braid will be downloadable for PSN on November 12 in North America. Developer Hothead Games is handling the port and is known for its... More
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