A Game That Lets You Swing Trash At Your Friends

Deathmatch comes in all shapes and sizes, but some of the most satisfying modes are the ones you don't expect. Particle Mace knows this, and lets you swing lo-fi garbage at your friends. » 2/18/14 1:00pm 2/18/14 1:00pm

There's a huge festival for indie games in New York City this weekend. It's called IndieCade East and it begins today, running through Sunday. If you're in the area and you want to play cool indie games, you should check it out! Three days of indie games and panels. Event details here. | Pricing. » 2/14/14 9:52am 2/14/14 9:52am

This Wii U Party Game Lets You Get... Physical

Remember all the insane games you used to play at slumber parties? Remember how much fun you had? Well the Danes do as well, and they made a video game about it. » 6/19/13 1:30pm 6/19/13 1:30pm

This LSD-Inspired Oculus Game is The Most Intense Thing I Saw at E3

I’ve seen things inside the Oculus Rift you people wouldn’t believe. And, for the most part, it involved the strange LSD-inspired indie game SoundSelf. » 6/14/13 9:00pm 6/14/13 9:00pm

Acclaimed Games Festival IndieCade Adds an East Coast Option with…

Video game gatherings come in a few different flavors. GDC, as the name implies, is mostly for game developers and exists most as a professional networking/workshop space. The medium's biggest hype machine is E3, where developers, marketers, press and select fans spread the excitement about upcoming games. But… » 12/14/12 4:30pm 12/14/12 4:30pm

Wandering Through The 'Burning Man' Of Video Games

"Indiecade is like the burning man of video game events." » 10/10/12 1:30pm 10/10/12 1:30pm

The opening keynote was a conversation between John Romero and Steve Russell, the man who created and who could be considered the creator of the industry that we know and love. Somehow ‘games as art' infiltrated a lot of the undertones at Indiecade, but…

Stories From the Future, Racing Squirrels, And Bopping Your Friends On…

IndieCade 2012, an annual festival celebrating independent games development, will be taking place in Culver City, California this October. The festival showcases a shortlist of nominated games, a number of which we saw at E3 this year. The festival also hosts an award gala. » 8/23/12 4:30pm 8/23/12 4:30pm

How Women Could Easily Lose All Their Rights, As Told By A Game

Imagine waking up to a world where people think less of you for reading or writing. Or one where it's not likely that you'd learn how to read or write at all, and if you did, you'd have to get rid of the evidence—erase the data, destroy the letters. Imagine not having much control over the affairs of your life, from… » 8/23/12 12:00pm 8/23/12 12:00pm

What Were All Those Indie Games Doing at E3 Anyway?

Most game enthusiasts expect to hear about the new Halo, Call of Duty and Final Fantasy (sorry if you were waiting on news for FFXV) at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo. What they may be surprised by is a size-changing game like Scale, the loopy cosmic momentum of Gravity Ghost or the colorful Kinect… » 6/15/12 11:00am 6/15/12 11:00am

A Passionate IndieCade Keynote from Uncharted's Lead Designer

A couple of weeks ago at IndieCade, Naughty Dog's Richard Lemarchand, lead designer on the Uncharted series, gave the keynote address. That may seem like an odd fit for an "IndieCade" keynote—after all, video games don't get more "Big Budget" than Uncharted. » 11/07/11 11:00pm 11/07/11 11:00pm

Fez, Johann Sebastian Joust Grab Awards at IndieCade 2011

Every year, at about this time, the indie-est of game gatherings takes over sunny Culver City, California. Independent game developers gather in the southern California burg to talk design, process and inspiration, while showing off their latest wares. » 10/07/11 2:40pm 10/07/11 2:40pm

Activision Teams Up with IndieCade for Next Indie Dev Contest

Even before their merger with Blizzard, Activision had nudged EA out as the industry's top earner a few years back. Now that they're bonded with the makers of World or Warcraft, there's no denying that Activision's currently holds the 800-lb-gorilla spot in the video game jungle. » 10/04/11 12:20pm 10/04/11 12:20pm

The Best, Brightest, Sexiest, and Strangest Selected as IndieCade 2011…

From a bowling game controlled by kissing to a four-year-old's Ponycorn epic, every one of IndieCade 2011's 36 finalist fully deserves their moment in the spotlight, except for maybe The Bridge. » 9/16/11 5:40pm 9/16/11 5:40pm

IndieCade Games Fest Kicks Off In California Tomorrow

The IndieCade International Festival of Independent Games kicks off in Culver City, California tomorrow, October 1, a four day blowout of events, exhibitions and keynotes that highlight the best of independent games. You should go! » 9/30/09 6:40pm 9/30/09 6:40pm

IndieCade E3 Booth Gives Sneak Peek at Festival Entries

IndieCade, this year, is Oct. 1 to Oct. 4, but 25 games out of the hundreds submitted so far will be previewed at the festival's E3 booth. » 5/30/09 5:00pm 5/30/09 5:00pm

PAX, IndieCade Will Now See Your Indie Games

Penny Arcade Expo has officially opened the PAX 10 Indie Game competition to submissions in the same time frame that IndieCade has opened their second annual indie game competition. » 3/09/09 9:20pm 3/09/09 9:20pm