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Escape A Moody Maze Of Rooms In Horror Game Beherit Beherit is a dark freeware horror game, set in dim and moody halls lit by your flashlight and where deadly evils lurk. Especially those twitchy mannequins watching from the shadows. Beherit begins in mystery, as you find yourself trapped in an endlessly growing network of halls, doors, [...]
Posted on 18 July 2018 | 8:20 pm

Google Play's Indie Games Accelerator Looks To Help Independent Developers Grow Budding Android developers from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam can apply to take part in Google Play's Indie Games Accelerator Program, a program designed to help independent developers grow their business, gain valuable development skills, and l[...]
Posted on 17 July 2018 | 9:00 pm

No Response Is A Quiet Story-Driven Trek To Safety Alone a highway, after a car crash, a cabin down the road is the closest place to reach for safety and medical attention in No Response, while text messages from concerned family light up your phone. In this low-poly first person narrative game, you wake up in your car following a crash,[...]
Posted on 16 July 2018 | 8:07 pm

Build Your Own Guns And Take Down An Armada In 'Mothergunship'Mothergunship is all about escalation. You like shooting enemies? Here's a dozen angry robots for you. You like dodging bullets? Sure, have hundreds of bullets coming your way. You like guns? Ho ho ho, have I got news for you... If you have played Terrible Posture Games' debut title, Tower o[...]
Posted on 16 July 2018 | 3:00 pm

First Person Platformer 'The Free Ones' Lets You Soar Through The Skies As a forced laborer escaping from an island, first-person platformer The Free Ones has you swinging all over the place with your trusty hookshot. While the game attempts to create an interesting narrative out of your predicament, the main draw of The Free Ones is its wide open spaces and[...]
Posted on 15 July 2018 | 8:00 am

'Castle Must Be Mine' Pairs Tower Defense & Virtual Reality Remember the days of stacking blocks and commanding your army of toys to fend off opposing forces? In Castle Must Be Mine, you can relive your glory days as overseer and all-powerful. You'll be defending your towers with your trusty hero, traps, and your own god-like powers (like fireball tossing)[...]
Posted on 14 July 2018 | 8:00 pm

'Only When Howling' Encourages Contemplation By Speaking In Visuals Only When Howling is a game of reflection, having you explore the stories of three characters through striking visual interpretations of their feelings of love, passion, gratitude, and sacrifice. Only When Howling seeks to tell its story through an array of sumptuous visuals that cascade [...]
Posted on 14 July 2018 | 8:00 am

The Spiral Scouts Is A Crass, Dopey, Puzzling Adventure Are you a lover of puzzles and riddles? Do you also enjoy a brightly colored art style with a Paper Mario feel? Do you also enjoy profanity and butts? The Spiral Scouts checks all of these boxes and more if you dare venture in the dark crevices of this puzzling, perplexing, and grotesque adventure[...]
Posted on 13 July 2018 | 8:00 pm

Underwater-Shmup 'Earth Atlantis' Releases The Kraken On Consoles And iOS Undoubtedly inspired by shmup classics such as Darius and Xenon 2: Megablast, sepia-tinted underwater shooter Earth Atlantis has you hunting down giant sea monsters in a postapocalyptic future. Earth Atlanis' monster hunting takes places in one huge level. It is technically not an open w[...]
Posted on 13 July 2018 | 8:00 am

Kitten'd Has Players Putting Out Fires & Caring For Felines Most cat owners have had to deal with their fair share of chaos when taking care of their trouble-seeking furball. VR game Kitten'd wants experienced cat owners to take the ultimate test: keep a ton of cute kittens out of danger, be it from starting fires to activating lasers to just making a mess[...]
Posted on 12 July 2018 | 8:00 pm

Weekly Jobs Roundup: Schell Games, Telltale, and more are hiring now!Whether you're just starting out, looking for something new, or just seeing what's out there, the Gamasutra Job Board is the place where game developers move ahead in their careers. ...[...]
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 3:57 pm

NetEase picks up minority stake in Somerville dev JumpshipThe Chinese internet tech company NetEase has picked up a minority stake in Jumpship, the indie studio co-founded by former Playdead CEO Dino Patti and film animator Chris Olsen. ...[...]
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 1:12 pm

How jams become levels in the co-op bullet hell musical Just Shapes & Beats"My point is basically to share my love of music," explains dev Simon Lachance in this dive into how he came up with and designed the hellishly rhythmic levels of Just Shapes & Beats. ...[...]
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 4:24 am

Video: How to thrive and grow as an indie studioIn this 2018 GDC session, Weather Factory's Alexis Kennedy discusses the lessons learned while building Failbetter Games, and how those lessons were taken into account when founding a second studio. ...[...]
Posted on 18 July 2018 | 6:21 pm

Get a job: Slime Rancher dev Monomi Park is hiring a 3D Environment ArtistSan Mateo-based Monomi Park is looking for a 3D Environment Artist well-versed in 3D modeling, texturing, shader creation to contribute to the development of Slime Rancher and its future titles. ...[...]
Posted on 18 July 2018 | 3:56 pm

Promethean AI aims to take the grunt work out of worldbuilding through AIHeaded by former Naughty Dog technical director Andrew Maximov, Promethean AI tackles the mundane, non-creative side of worldbuilding to help artists and devs. ...[...]
Posted on 18 July 2018 | 3:00 pm

Xaviant to delist The Culling 2 after rocky launch, opts to support The Culling 1 insteadXaviant has announced that it is delisting the recently released game and instead focusing its efforts on reviving and supporting the day-one build of the original The Culling. ...[...]
Posted on 18 July 2018 | 1:44 pm

Devs weigh in on the best ways to write and design charactersGame devs Chris Avellone, Obsidian's Carrie Patel, and Guerrilla's Dan Calvert chat with Gamasutra about how they and their teams write and design characters -- from start to finish. ...[...]
Posted on 18 July 2018 | 3:57 am

Don't Miss: How 1979 Revolution: Black Friday drops players into a real crisisIn this 2016 interview, developer Navid Khonsari details the personal experiences that inspired him to tell the story of the Iranian Revolution in his award-winning game 1979 Revolution: Black Friday. ...[...]
Posted on 17 July 2018 | 3:25 pm

PAX 10 reveals Praey for the Gods, Shift Quantum, and more for 2018 showcaseThe folks behind PAX 10 have revealed the 10 games set to be featured in the annual showcase at PAX West this fall. ...[...]
Posted on 17 July 2018 | 3:07 pm

Is this a work in progress modern version of H.E.R.O?
Gamers of the 1980's will remember a fantastic game called ' H.E.R.O' which was released for the Atari 800/2600, ColecoVision, C64, C128, and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. It was a classic game which puts you in control of Roderrick Hero, on a mission to search the cave system for the trapped miners of Moun[...]
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 3:51 pm

One Day for Revenge - Top down shooter splattered with lots of bloody pixelated body parts!
Checking through our emails we were contacted by Jl Apps regarding his new game that has launched on Steam which features lots of body parts being splattered across the screen in some pretty violent ways. Titled as ' One Day for Revenge ', this game is a bloody indie shooter with a view from above [...]
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 2:28 pm

Mary Skelter: Nightmares - Dark fairy tale-themed Japanese dungeon crawler
When I think of dungeon crawlers I think of the classic kind, the ones like Eye of the Beholder or Lands of Lore. Basically mighty knights and mages fighting against the undead or rats! Well to my surprise there's one game that peaked my interest and is not my usual style of game, is the Japanese du[...]
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 12:47 pm

Coco Banana - In development Amiga platformer requires an Amiga 1200
Even more gaming news to get through today as we've been informed that 'Coco Banana ', which is in development by AMITEN SOFTWARE for the Amiga, has since been shown off again but this time with a new screenshot and detailed gaming info. A game that had its recent appearance on Indie Retro News, is [...]
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 11:53 am

Grelox - Action platformer with a retro vibe gets another tease
Not long ago we gave a hearty mention to Sunteam's WIP action platformer of ' Grelox ', which looked like a mix of an old DOS game with the flavour of a NES title, but turned out to be an upcoming PC game using a non limited Master System palette to give it that authentic feel. Thankfully the game [...]
Posted on 19 July 2018 | 8:41 am