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Devolver Digital on mixing indie movies and games for charity

If its recent Humble Bundle proves anything, it's that Devolver isn't settling for a footprint in one entertainment medium. With its games and a series of indie films on offer in the latest bundle, Devolver mixed its two passions in the pay-what-you-want, charity-driven Humble Bundle series. ...

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Devolver Humble Bundle has games, films; supports Brandon Boyer

The Devolver Digital Double Debut bundle offers a mix of screen-based activities – five games and five movies – now through March 16. It's hosted by Humble Bundle, so some items are available for whatever price you want, and others unlock if you pay more than a certain amount, this time...

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IGF 2014 axes Technical Excellence category, ups finalists minimum to six

Independent Games Festival Chairman Brandon Boyer revealed new policies for IGF 2014 after the festival opened to submissions last week. The removal of the Technical Excellence category stands as this year's most significant change. Boyer says the decision stems from the "rise of widespread,...

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Indie game site Venus Patrol takes off

Venus Patrol, the long-in-progress independent game news site by IGF chair Brandon Boyer, is now live, with a lovely design by Cory Schmitz (who most recently did art direction work for Sound Shapes, and designed our "Setup" shirt). The site takes an interesting approach to fundraising and comment...

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Kickstart Boyer's 'Venus Patrol,' get new games from Superbrothers, Vlambeer, Adam Atomic, and more

IGF chair and former Offworld editor Brandon Boyer wants to start a new website called Venus Patrol. To raise capital for this effort, he's instituted a Kickstarter campaign -- one with bonuses that rival the Humble Indie Bundle. Even if you never read another website in your life, you'll...

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IGF chair continues campaign against game cloning

Independent Games Festival chairman Brandon Boyer is quite unhappy with Gamenaut's iOS title Ninja Fishing, a game that's more than "inspired" by indie studio Vlambeer's Flash game Radical Fishing. Vlambeer was secretly in the process of porting the game to iOS when the studio was blindsided by...

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Nidhogg, Hazard, and more nominated for IGF Nuovo Award

The Independent Games Festival has announced the nominees for the 2011 Nuovo Award, a special category within the IGF for "abstract, short-form, and unconventional game development." In other words, weird art games! "I think what we've decided now is that even more light needs to be shed on this...

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