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Cuphead delayed again, but Thumper is out now

When KitGuru visits shows like Insomnia Series and EGX, we like to spend a lot of time covering all of the new and innovative indie games that are in the works, watching them grow and develop over the years. Now that Thumper is finally out, we’re pretty excited, but the fact …

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EA to launch Unravel early next year

One of the highlights of EA’s E3 press conference this year was the announcement of Unravel, a charming little platformer in which you play as a character made out of yarn and use that to help you make your way through the levels. It looks like the game is set …

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Little Devil Inside is a beautiful Greenlight RPG

Even though many game developers like to continue the march towards an inevitable day when graphics will become truly photo-realistic, often a title can feel much more engaging if it has a unique art style instead of one designed with the real world in mind. That’s certainly something Little Devil …

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Sony: PS Vita has found its niche

Sony has insisted that it is not giving up on the Playstation Vita handheld, although it likely won’t be receiving anymore big ‘console style’ games like Killzone or Uncharted. The Vita has supposedly found its “niche” as a PS4 remote play device and is “trucking along”, according to Sony UK …

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Here’s how much it costs to port an Indie game to Xbox One

Indie developer,  Jamie Fristrom of Happion Laboratories, recently ported the game ‘Sixty Second Shooter’ to the Xbox One as part of the [email protected] program. Fristrom has now published a blog post detailing just how much it cost to port his shoestring budget game over. Fristrom starts off by admitting that he …

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Google to drop Youtube Indie music over contracts

Google looks set to strip a number of Indie artists from its Youtube video streaming site due to contract disputes, with the upcoming launch of its paid for, music subscription service. This will see artists like Adele and Radiohead, blocked on the site “in a matter of days,” if the …

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Atlus saves failed RPG Kickstarter

Indie studio, Eden Industries, went to Kickstarter to fund its retro RPG, Citizens of Earth but only came out with a third of the necessary funds to create the game, which seemingly doomed the project until publisher, Atlus, swooped in to save the day. Atlus, which has published titles like …

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Microsoft unlikely to budge on [email protected] launch requirement

Microsoft has been keeping the Indie developers in mind this generation with its [email protected] publishing programme. Unfortunately, in order for your game to qualify it must launch on Xbox One first or at the same time as other platforms, a requirement that is causing some developers trouble. While there has …

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KitGuru interviews Story Bundle founder, Jason Chen

If you’ve been reading the news here at Kitguru for any reasonable period of time, you know we’re big fans of the Humble Bundle. Specifically I, Jon, am a big fan of the Humble Ebook Bundle, because I’m a self-published author and we need all the help we can get. …

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Climbing the Kickstarter mountain as an indie

Kickstarter success stories are nothing new. There are one man operations and massive companies alike that have benefited from the swell of interest and funds that come from a well run campaign. However, there’s only so many times you can read a story about a new this or that getting …

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