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The IndieBeat: Saying good-bye after a year of exploring the indie scene

The IndieBeat: Saying good-bye after a year of exploring the indie scene

1 month ago   |   VentureBeat

It's been a year and some change since I joined GamesBeat. Now that I'm leaving, I still don't have a good definition for what indie is. If pressed, I would probably say that...
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The IndieBeat: Corona Black's style comes from mech punches, space Westerns, and color blindness

The IndieBeat: Corona Black's style comes from mech punches, space Westerns, and color blindness

1 month ago   |   VentureBeat

Corona Black is relentlessly stylish. Indie studio Ota Imon has remixed and amped up the aesthetic of Japanese comic books. It stars larger-than-life characters - with names...
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The IndieBeat: How Nyamakop's founders survived making their first game

The IndieBeat: How Nyamakop's founders survived making their first game

1 month ago   |   VentureBeat

In their last year at Johannesburg's University of Witwatersrand‘s game design program, Cukia “Sugar” Kimani and Ben Myres began working on their thesis project. Kimani had...
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The IndieBeat: Tehran Game Convention shows global politics won't stop gaming's growth

The IndieBeat: Tehran Game Convention shows global politics won't stop gaming's growth

1 month ago   |   VentureBeat

The nonprofit Iran Computer and Video Games Foundation has wanted to bring international game developers to Tehran for over a decade, and it finally succeeded with the first...
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The IndieBeat: ArenaNet's firings heighten concerns about company policies and harassment

The IndieBeat: ArenaNet's firings heighten concerns about company policies and harassment

2 monthes ago   |   VentureBeat

OPINION: It's been a week since ArenaNet fired Guild Wars 2 narrative designer Jessica Price and writer Peter Fries without any warning, and the statements the company has...
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The IndieBeat: Glitch Mundo carves out a grassroots festival for indie games in Brazil

The IndieBeat: Glitch Mundo carves out a grassroots festival for indie games in Brazil

2 monthes ago   |   VentureBeat

Brazil's Independent Games Festival ran last week in São Paulo, but it wasn't the only event there that celebrates indie games. A group of local developers had put together and...
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The IndieBeat: Puzzles shine at Brazil's Independent Games Festival

The IndieBeat: Puzzles shine at Brazil's Independent Games Festival

2 monthes ago   |   VentureBeat

It's a good week for games in São Paulo - and not just because Brazil advanced in the World Cup. Brazil's Independent Games festival is running for the sixth year in a row, an...
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The IndieBeat: Neo Cab tackles the gig economy's human toll

The IndieBeat: Neo Cab tackles the gig economy's human toll

3 monthes ago   |   VentureBeat

When I'm sitting in traffic, it seems like every other car around me has a Lyft or Uber sticker... or sometimes both. And back when I lived in Brooklyn, the subway was papered...
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The IndieBeat: VR innovation bubbles at IndieCade's E3 booth

The IndieBeat: VR innovation bubbles at IndieCade's E3 booth

3 monthes ago   |   VentureBeat   |   4 articles

OPINION: Virtual reality didn't get much love at the press conferences before the 2018 Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off, but it fared better on the show floor. Sony had...
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The IndieBeat: Composer 2 Mello's notes for starting a game-music career

The IndieBeat: Composer 2 Mello's notes for starting a game-music career

3 monthes ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

Some of the most memorable game music have come from the indie scene - think the haunting resolve of Lena Raine‘s soundtrack for Celeste, Darren Korb‘s rousing guitars and...
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Hands on: Google Pixel 3's new live wallpapers bring irresistible ambient...

Hands on: Google Pixel 3's new live wallpapers bring irresistible ambient effects

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Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Hitting the Jackpot

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