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How much can an indie title make with near zero publicity?

by 3 years ago

Everyone knows that big-hit indie games like Minecraft can rake in millions and millions of dollars. But there's a whole lot of other games out there - titles with far …

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Nearly half of gamers are female, and other things you didn’t know

by 3 years ago

    That's right publishers, it's time to stop neglecting games with female leads because you're afraid they won't sell (hint: they do, and not just to women). And gamers, it's time …

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    Sony drives the knife in deeper with “used game instructional video”

    by 3 years ago

    In case Sony didn't make it perfectly clear that the PS4 is the console for used games, they released a video to clarify exactly what they meant. Perhaps you're unsure …

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    Novel based on Assassin’s Creed IV is in the works

    by 3 years ago

      I've been a fan of novels based on video games for a long time. My affinity for them started with books based on the Myst series which succeeded in drawing …

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      So this is cool: Animal Crossing’s K.K. Slider sings Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”

      by 3 years ago

      File this under "uniquely awesome:" Youtube user Alex Romero remixed Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" -- using the midi-gibberish "voice" of Animal Crossing's K.K. Slider as the vocals of the song. It's …

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      Software Poker bug-exploit leads to a federal hacking charge

      by 3 years ago

        No, this isn't about Poker Night at the Inventory 2. A poker player managed to get someone more dangerous than GladOS angry at him. Wired has an interesting story up about …

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        Portion of Indie Gala proceeds funding political campaign

        by 3 years ago

          Indie bundle deals have become almost ubiquitous in the world of PC gaming now, so when a new one pops up we generally know what to expect; a selection of …

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          Crazy Eights: Eight questions with James Mathe of Minion Games

          by 3 years ago

          I had heard of Kickstarter for a while due to the fact that many developers were using it for publishing board games.  Many people have succeeded, but many have failed …

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          Kickin’ It – Kickstarter Update for March 25, 2013

          by 3 years ago

            If April showers bring May flowers, then what does March snow bring? Well, here's another edition of Kickin' It for starters. Kickin’ It showcases games or gaming-related projects on Kickstarter that …

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            Crazy Eights: Eight questions on Zombicide Season 2

            by 3 years ago

            One of the biggest Kickstarter successes from last year was the first Zombicide.  It reached an amazing number of stretch goals with several characters, both survivor and zombified, added to …

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            Kickin’ It – Kickstarter Update for March 18, 2013

            by 3 years ago

              Welcome back to Kickin’ It, you know the drill by now. For those of us who don’t have the cash for an elaborate spring vacation (or whose idea of an …

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              Kickin’ It – Kickstarter Update for March 11, 2013

              by 3 years ago

                Tired from that hour of sleep daylight savings robbed from you overnight? Maybe this post will help Kickstart (heh) your Monday. This is another entry in the Kickin' It saga, …

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