Indie history: How shareware helped build Epic Games

Publishing deals in the video game industry are generally kept secret, with terms hidden behind non-disclosure agreements and the threat of legal fallout. However, in the realm of AAA publishing, it’s common for independent developers to sign contrac...

‘Serious Sam 4’ arrives on PC and Stadia in August

You won’t have to wait too much longer for a Serious Sam revival. Croteam and Devolver Digital have announced that Serious Sam 4 will be available on PC and Google Stadia sometime in August. Consoles will be a no-show at launch due to a Stadia exclus...

Gladiatorial brawler ‘Gorn’ comes to PlayStation VR on May 19th

On May 19th, Gorn, one of the PC's better virtual reality showcases, will make its way to PlayStation VR. If you're not familiar with the title, it's a physics-based gladiator game. Gorn’s engine simulates every object in its arenas, including enemie...

Black-and-white adventure ‘Minit’ lands on iOS and Android

Indie adventure game Minit caught the attention of many when it landed on consoles and PC last year, through a combination of its monochrome pixelated art style and bite-sized gameplay. As of today, mobile gamers can check out Minit too, as it's avai...

Weed is worse than murder, if you’re selling a video game

Developers at Polish studio Vile Monarch had never made a tycoon game before Devolver Digital tapped them to build Weedcraft Inc. -- a business-simulation title about the legal cannabis market. Weedcraft Inc.'s gameplay mechanics fell well outside of...