Pre-order Papo & Yo Now for PC, Receive 10% Discount and Free Soundtrack

PC Gamers Can Order Papo & Yo Before Launch on April 18 to Receive Discount and Free Soundtrack Download 

MONTREAL – Apr. 5, 2013 – Independent game development studio Minority Media announced today that Papo & Yo, its critically-acclaimed emotional adventure game, is now available internationally for pre-order on Steam, Amazon and other PC-based direct download platforms. Starting today through the PC launch on April 18, 2013, gamers can pre-order the game to receive 10 percent off the $14.99 purchase price and a free copy of the wildly popular Papo & Yo original soundtrack (OST).

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GDC 2013: Megapop Games Announce Trolls vs Vikings, Debut Game from Startup Indie Developer, Founded by Former Funcom and Artplant Veterans

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Groundbreaking tower defense game pits peace-loving Trolls against angry Gods and Vikings of Norse mythology

OSLO, Norway — March 21, 2013 —Look out, here comes yet another stuffy announcement about an indie development studio formed by gaming veterans! Let me guess… they have groundbreaking new features that will turn the industry on its head? Well buckle in… here we go again!

Megapop, a startup studio founded by former Funcom (Age of Conan, The Longest Journey) and Artplant (Battlestar Galactica Online) developers, today unveiled Trolls vs Vikings, their debut game mobile / PC puzzle game, which will be demonstrated at GDC 2013.

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Prepared for a Scare? Outlast Playable at PAX East

Indie Survival-Horror Game Playable for the First Time Ever at the PAX East Indie MEGABOOTH, March 22-24 in Boston

MONTREAL – March 12,2013 – Red Barrels, an independent game development studio based in Montreal, today announced that its first title – PC survival-horror experience, Outlast – will be playable for the first time as part of the PAX East Indie MEGABOOTH in Boston, March 22-24. Attendees will be given a chance to walk the corridors of Mount Massive Asylum in the shoes of investigative reporter Miles Upshur as he tries to escape the evils that roam the complex’s halls. For a preview of what horrors are in store, check out the teaser trailer here:

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Thwacke Partnering with Red Barrels to Build Outlast…with Science!

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Scientific Consulting Firm Collaborating with Indie Developer to Create Authentic Scares, Outlast Playable at PAX

MONTREAL – March 7, 2013 – Thwacke, a group of researchers and scientists providing insights to the gaming industry, and Red Barrels, an independent game developer based in Montreal, today announced a partnership through which Thwacke is contributing real-world data on mental illness and how humans experience terror to create an authentic survival-horror experience in Outlast, set in the Mount Massive Insane Asylum.

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Game Connection Announces Nominees for Indie Game Competition

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Selected Projects puts indie games in the running for major publishing deals

SAN FRANCISCO – March 6, 2013 – Game Connection has today announced the list of Selected Projects for Game Connection America 2013, 15 game developers and their projects that have been nominated for the prestigious “Best Project 2013” award. Sponsored by Microsoft, the contest is open to console, mobile, PC, social, casual, and online games at any stage of development and from any genre, and will be decided by the Game Connection Advisory Board at Game Connection America 2013, held March 25-27 at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. Continue reading Game Connection Announces Nominees for Indie Game Competition

Aarklash: Legacy Releases First Screenshots

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PARIS—Jan. 22, 2013Cyanide Studio returns with two new games set in Rackham’s medieval-fantasy universe: Dogs of War Online, a free-to-play arena-based strategy game, and Aarklash: Legacy, a tactical adventure game. Inspired by Confrontation, both are set for release in Q2 2013.

Aarklash: Legacy puts players in command of a group of mercenaries on a perilous mission! Intense fighting awaits the player, who will be tasked with finding the most effective strategies using the pause system. Though combat is at the heart of the game, players will also have to explore uncharted areas and develop tactics in the midst of a storyline full of twists and turns. Continue reading Aarklash: Legacy Releases First Screenshots