The Indie Houses Direct – Coming August 31

The Indie Houses, a collective of seven indie labels, today revealed more details on what gamers can expect to see in its upcoming Indie Houses Direct showcase on August 31 (10am PDT). This hour-long online showcase will be streamed through YouTube, Twitch, and Steam (live Aug 31) and will feature major news beats from each of the publishers involved for PC, console, and mobile games, including multiple new game reveals. The broadcast will be available afterwards on-demand via YouTube. Kicking off at the same time as the Direct will be a…

Snowcastle Games Announces 9 Days of Midsummer Giveaways Celebration!

The global COVID-19 pandemic has meant that this year has been a challenge for everyone. As the summer season continues in the northern hemisphere, we are already approaching the Nordic tradition of Midsummer. In order to keep celebrations alive, Earthlock developer Snowcastle Games is partnering with developers and publishers around the world for a 9-day long giveaway of awesome games! Do you want to know which games will be part of 9 Days of Midsummer Giveaways? We can’t reveal them just yet, but Snowcastle Games have partnered with Versus Evil,…

Wargaming Launches an All-New Business Unit, Nexus

Wargaming has launched a new business unit, Wargaming Nexus, to implement and further the company’s strategic initiatives in the mobile gaming sector by developing products with high market potential and novel gameplay mechanics. Wargaming Nexus will create its own breakthrough titles and seek out prospective hits from external studios to publish. The new unit will be helmed by Mike Belton, one of the key contributors to Wargaming’s success as the company’s Head of Global Marketing and PR of 10 years and the Head of Publishing in the CIS region of…

Iceberg Interactive Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Biggest Ever Sale on Steam

Indie publisher Iceberg Interactive is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with their biggest-ever sale on Steam. From today, Tuesday 28th May, for one week only, over 50 products from across the company’s Steam catalog will be heavily discounted – with deals up to 90% off. Included in the sale are many of the publisher’s latest and greatest releases and DLC, featuring casual RTS game Circle Empires, Lovecraftian horror game Conarium and space strategy game Starpoint Gemini Warlords, along with Early Access titles such as rogue-like survival game Shortest Trip to…

Monster collecting Metroidvania Monster Sanctuary joins Team17’s Games Label

Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent, premium video games today announced their partnership with Moi Rai Games as Monster Sanctuary joins their award-winning games label. In Monster Sanctuary, players collect, train and battle monsters in a beautifully crafted pixel world. Every monster has a unique skill tree to allow them to customize and tailor their party as they embark on an epic adventure in a Metroidvania-inspired world. The powers of monsters will allow them to explore and expand the world – cut down vines, smash down walls…

Wargaming and Frag Lab Announce Development of a New Next-Gen F2P MMO Shooter Built with Amazon Game Tech

Today, Wargaming is proud to announce that the company is partnering with Ukrainian developers Frag Lab to build a next-generation free-to-play shooter using nearly a dozen Amazon Web Services (AWS) products, Amazon GameLift dedicated server hosting, and the Amazon Lumberyard AAA game engine. Frag Lab is a 125-strong studio, based in Kiev, established by a team that previously worked on the Crysis franchise, Battlefield 2 and most recently, Warface, a free-to-play online first-person shooter. “When Frag Lab approached us with their vision of what they wanted to develop, we felt…

World of Tanks Creator, Wargaming, Is on the Lookout for International Interns

It’s not every day that there is a chance to join one of the pioneers of the free-to-play gaming industry and have an amazing adventure at the same time. Wargaming Forge, a branch of the company behind World of Tanks and World of Warships, is opening up their doors to budding and passionate gamers or those who want to start their career in the video game industry. As a result, a collection of courses offering six-month internships in varied roles across its Creative Agency, which for the best interns can…

Global Game Jam 2019 Kicks Off Today with a Sale on Steam!

The Global Game Jam 2019 starts today at 17:00 local time in countries all around the world, as thousands of professional and hobbyist game designers gather in 862 registered sites for a 48-hour game development marathon across 114 different countries. To celebrate the 11th annual Global Game Jam, Valve is running a sale this weekend for a discount of up to 85% off some of the hit games that got their start during past Global Game Jams, including: iO, Surgeon Simulator, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Starwhal, Mushroom 11, A Normal Lost Phone, “how do you Do it?”, Screencheat, Home Improvisation:…

CI Games Announces United Label, A New Publishing Label For Empowering Indie Developers

CI Games, the developer and publisher of the acclaimed Sniper Ghost Warriorand The Lords of the Fallen franchises announces today the creation of its publishing label dedicated to indie developers, United Label. Created in 2002, CI Games has become a recognized independent player in video games, with worldwide operations and key franchises, selling over 7M units of the Sniper Ghost Warrior franchise and 2M units of Lords of the Fallen. “We are bringing our existing publishing capabilities to talented developers. We started this process with one of our own IPs, by giving the entire…

Wargaming to Host Special Event for US Veterans and Active Soldiers During 2018 Army vs. Navy Game

In honor of our veterans and active-duty members of the military who put their lives on the line for their country, Wargaming is giving back via two special activities. The first is a special charity event in the Greater Philadelphia Area, during the annual Army vs. Navy football game on December 8, 2018. At this event, Wargaming invites guests to come to a local sports bar and watch the game, with free food and drinks provided by the publisher. More info and a sign-up form to request an invitation can…