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Brand swings on to Xbox Live Indie Games

Brand caught our eye all the way back in August of last year, and we've just gotten word that the game is available now on Xbox Live Indie Games, yours for the low price of just 240 Microsoft points ($3). You can see a release trailer above, and all of those swords you see in there are custom-made...

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Activision OK's XBLIG; you probably haven't heard of it, it's pretty underground [Update]

After accruing millions of fans and billions of dollars through mainstream blockbusters such as the Call of Duty franchise, Activision is going indie. Dark Reign: Redux is a modern, fan-made remake of the 1997 title, Dark Reign: The Future of War, which was developed by Auran and published by Activ...

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Xbox Live Indie Games get increased file size, reduced minimum prices

It's been something of a rocky road for Xbox Live Indie Game developers, often confronted with less than ideal exposure and competing with not only huge retail games, but also incredibly cheap titles on mobile platforms like iOS. Microsoft has today addressed a handful of concerns that XBLIG devs...

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New Xbox Dashboard features leave Indie Games in the lurch

Now that the new Xbox 360 Dashboard is out there, many are finding the new features don't extend to Indie Games. Sure, Indies haven't supported Achievements for a while, and there's always been a price ceiling, but it looks like Beacons don't work with them, cloud storage isn't supported, and n...

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Xbox Live Indie Gems: Annecto

Crowded as it is with farting massage simulators, it can be hard to find worthwhile titles on Xbox Live Indie Games. That's why we sift through all that rough to unearth a few gems. That way, you get the skinny on quality games and we get to indulge our secret passion for fart machines. This week, w...

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PSA: Xbox Live Indie Games Summer Uprising is go

Just a quick reminder that the Xbox Live Indie Games Summer Uprising has officially begun. The final two games have been chosen by the community, making for a total of ten new games to be released over the coming two weeks. A new title will be released every weekday, starting today with side-sc...

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Indie Games Summer Uprising gets new trailer, community voting begins

So, those eight games chosen to headline the Xbox Live Indie Games Summer Uprising, would you like to see some footage? No? How about footage set to the tune of Mega Man 2's first Dr. stage? Yes! We knew you would come around. Since you're here, you should also know that community voting for...

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8 headlining games chosen for Indie Games Summer Uprising

Much like the outdoor temperature, the Indie Games Summer Uprising is heating up. Eight of the promotion's headlining titles, as chosen by Indie Game developers, have been revealed. The titles run the gamut of fighting, platforming, role-playing and train simulator (no really!) games. This Aug...

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XBL Indie Games Summer Uprising developer voting begins, fan voting opens August 1

The Xbox Live Indie Games community is preparing for another self-motivated promotional outing, with its Indie Games Summer Uprising. Though the devs are doing all the marketing on their own, they still need your help in two ways. First, the organizers want you to vote on two of the featured g...

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Xbox Live Indie Gems: TIC: Part 1

Crowded as it is with farting massage simulators, it can be hard to find worthwhile titles on Xbox Live Indie Games. That's why we sift through all that rough to unearth a few gems. That way, you get the skinny on quality games and we get to indulge our secret passion for fart machines. This week, w...

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