First ever showcase of SOEDESCO’s brand new IP and game AereA at EGX Rezzed

First ever showcase of SOEDESCO’s brand new IP and game AereA at EGX Rezzed

Publisher SOEDESCO will be present at EGX Rezzed with a first ever playable version of its freshly announced IP and game AereA; a music themed Action RPG in which music is both the player’s best friend and worst enemy. 8-Bit Armies Besides AereA, SOEDESCO is showcasing fully integrated controller support for 8-Bit Armies for the first time. 8-Bit Armies is an RTS with an 8-Bit Voxel art-style and quick & easy to understand gameplay, made by Petroglyph Games, the team who brought us the Command & Conquer series. World to…

Application deadline nearing for Indie Prize Singapore 2017

Application deadline nearing for Indie Prize Singapore 2017

Indie Prize, a scholarship program supported by Casual Games Association (CGA) for the best and brightest independent game developers, announced that submissions for Indie Prize Singapore 2017 is officially open. Indie Prize Singapore is the 18th edition of the international showcase of indie games that is held during Casual Connect conferences. During Casual Connect Asia 2017, which takes place May 16-18, 100 of the best indie games from all over the world will be featured. More details on the conference include: Location: Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8…

The IMGA Announces Final Winners for its 13th edition

The IMGA Announces Final Winners for its 13th edition

The International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) today announced the winners of their 13th Global edition. In total, the jury selected 16 winners from a shortlist of 159 nominees that were previously hand-picked from nearly 3000 submissions. This year’s Grand Prix goes to the worldwide hit Pokémon GO, while the one-man indie developer Martin Magni won the Jury’s Honorable Mention with his puzzle game Mekorama. Online voters chose Sky Garden: Farm in Paradise as the winner of the People’s Choice Award, with a record of 7000 votes from all over the…

GDC 2017 ID@Xbox Gaming For Everyone Award Winner

GDC 2017 ID@Xbox Gaming For Everyone Award Winner

Last night, at the Independent Games Festival in San Francisco, independent game developers from around the world came together to celebrate the talent, beauty, and creativity that exists within the industry. Gamers are as unique and diverse as the world around us and Independent Games play a critical role in expanding the worlds, narratives, and characters with which gamers interact. This year, ID@Xbox took the opportunity to highlight the work of three amazing developers who are using their craft to celebrate underrepresented voices, whether these voices are the players, the…

Amazon Expands Presence at GDC 2017

Amazon Expands Presence at GDC 2017

Amazon’s largest GDC presence ever features more than 30 classroom sessions, 15 live tutorial kiosks, and game demos built using Amazon Lumberyard, AWS, and Twitch This week at GDC 2017, Amazon will showcase tools, technologies, and services that empower game developers to focus on innovation instead of the heavy lifting involved in costly, time-consuming infrastructure. Developers are invited to visit Amazon’s booth (#1602) to see how Lumberyard, AWS, and Twitch work together to bring their most ambitious projects to life, without compromising quality, scale, or profitability. For a full list…

XPO Game Festival returns to Tulsa in October 

XPO Game Festival returns to Tulsa in October 

The second annual XPO Game Festival aims to bring gamers, developers, industry leaders, and personalities together at the nexus of America’s Heartland in a celebration of video game culture. Featuring a dedicated tabletop gaming area, retro gaming lounge, laser tag, panels and a full-sized expo hall, XPO Game Festival is sure to leave attendees with happy, lasting memories once again. Matt Stockman (Event Manager, XPO Game Festival): “We’re thrilled to give our attendees a bigger and better XPO. We learned a lot last year, and we can’t wait to implement…

Indie Prize Berlin Winners Revealed at Casual Connect

Indie Prize Berlin Winners Revealed at Casual Connect

Indie Prize, a scholarship program created by Casual Games Association for independent game developers, announced today the winners of the Indie Prize Showcase, who have been honored during a special awards ceremony at Casual Connect Europe in Berlin: Indie Prize Winners Best Game Design – Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun by Mimimi Productions (Germany) Best VR Game – Anshar Wars 2 by Ozwe Games (Switzerland) Most Innovative Game – FRU by Through Games (Netherlands) Best Game Audio – Blink and Die by Sureksu (Argentinia) Best Game Art – Figment…

“Istanbul games” up for adoption

“Istanbul games” up for adoption

Platform that brings developers, broadcasters, press, publishers, investors and providers together, AdoptMyGame initiates cooperation with Gaming Istanbul (the event starts today) to reach new professionals. It’s another industry event we partner with, after for example Develop: Brighton and Indie Prize, to give devs extra B2B support. AdoptMyGame.com is a platform which can be used by developers looking for support e.g. funds required to finish their projects, help in game releasing, new distribution channels… Every month, the number of registered users increases – AdoptMyGame has over 650 registered users. This is…

Ludicious Announces Jury and Adds Ludicious Family

Ludicious Announces Jury and Adds Ludicious Family

The third Edition of Ludicious – Zürich Game Festival will begin tomorrow, Thursday, January 26. From Thursday to Saturday, 600 game professionals will gather in Zurich to listen to international speakers at four conferences. While on Saturday and Sunday families will gather for the free Ludicious Family program. Highlight of the festival will be the Ludicious & SGDA Game Awards Night on Friday, January 27, where Ludicious will announce the winners of its International and Student Competition. The competitions will be judged by two Juries consisting of internationally renowned industry…

Belgium’s only indie game festival goes bigger and bolder

Belgium’s only indie game festival goes bigger and bolder

Belgium’s only international indie game festival Screenshake avoids the commercial and technical focus of many other game expos. This cultural event welcomes everyone with a general cultural interest, an open heart and an open mind, not just hardcore gamers or developers. Screenshake 2017 presents an opportunity for everyone to discover the artistic potential of the 21st century’s most revolutionary and important medium. Exploring indie games has never been easier: to make the festival accessible to even more people, the festival has cut its ticket prices in half and is now…