While members of the video game industry and press are attending the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco next week and getting a chance to view the Independent Games Festival awards ceremony on the show floor, OnLive is giving you a chance to feel included, and this very fortunately involves playing games. As…
More than 100 independent developers gather together more than 300 games they deemed not "big" or "polished" or "real" enough to be worth the entry fee for the 2012 Independent Games Festival awards into one massive bundle, and you can download and play it for free. Everybody wins!
Each year the Independent Games Festival awards recognize what are often the most interesting, most innovative games of the year. This year was no different.
The Independent Games Festival has released its list of finalists for its 2011 awards, with Mojang's world-building Minecraft and Frictional's Amnesia: The Dark Descent duking it out with three other competitors for the $20,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize.
One is a zen-like game about creating a tree. One is a beautiful, abstract fencing game. Another sees its players fighting physically to win. In another of 2011's Independent Game Festival Nuovo Award nominees, you play as a dictator's cat.
We've spent the past month or so talking about the Independent Games Festival finalists, but we haven't really touched on the mobile category.
Indie games are important. No, not because they're sometimes "art", but because of the innovations, the stirring of the pot they sometimes lead to.
Judging usually means playing around with early builds of an eclectic mix of games from unheard of developers, some of whom go on to have a very profound impact on the industry.
The annual Independent Games Festival is now taking submissions for the 12th annual festival which takes place duing the 2010 Game Developers Conference.
The Independent Games Festival is underway, giving the indie game developers of the world a chance to accept awards in t-shirts, possibly recently washed. Let's list the winners!
A mysterious picture popped up on the website for Independent Festival Awards winner Fez, leading some to believe that the unique platformer has a date with Xbox Live Arcade.
The Independent Games Festival has launched the voting site for the 2009 Audience Award, with 15 finalists seeking your nod as the best independent game of 2008.
Crayon Physics Deluxe, last year's Seumas McNally Grand Prize winner at the Independent Games Festival, hits PCs tomorrow, developer Petri Purho emailed to let us know.