Posts Tagged Indie

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Another Indie Developer Hoping for Success on Kickstarter

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 No Comments

It looks like Tim Schafer and the team at Double Fine aren’t the only ones looking to hit the crowdfunded video game development jackpot on Kickstarter. Actually, that’s a bit of an understatement. Well before Schafer and company’s project hit it big on the crowdfunding site, cash-strapped indie game developers were looking to fund their […]

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Decimation X3

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 No Comments

I guess the best way to describe Decimation X3 must be “a slightly updated rip-off of the classic arcade game Space Invaders”. Sure, it’s a nice blast from the past, especially since it only costs $1, allows up to four players and includes some cool power-ups, but the game barely looks better than the original. […]

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Score Rush

Monday, January 10, 2011 No Comments

If you ever wondered what Geometry Wars might look like on steroids but with slightly blurry character models, power-ups and bosses, look no further than Score Rush as a prime example. This $1 indie title is as frenetic and fun as the classic shape-shooter, but features a less refined look and only one gameplay mode […]

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Toronto Hand Eye Society Rocks Scott Pilgrim Gathering

Friday, July 23, 2010 No Comments

On July 19, the Toronto Hand Eye Society made a rare appearance at the midnight launch party for the finale of the Scott Pilgrim saga of graphic novels. Flanked by many Toronto-born independent game designers and developers, I was able to enjoy a couple of the newest offerings from Bigpants Games, Get Set Games, and […]