In another installment of VGU Interviews, we caught up with Mickaël Mancini, one of the designers on Galactic Princess to discuss this new space-faring RPG. SF- Galactic Princess is heavily inspired by Star Wars, as seen by the story and the promotional art. Are there any other games, films, TV…
From the people who brought you Super Smash Land, comes a brand new 2D fighter called Rivals of Aether. Inspired by fighters like Super Smash Brothers, Rivals of Aether cast you as a Rival, a creature which channels one of the 4 elements of Earth, Wind, Fire and Water to…
At the Sony conference, Entwined, a indie game created by university students in a twin stick collect 'em up which is available now on PS4. It will be available on PS Vita as well via Cross Buy and will have you go through 9 different levels in order to unite.…
Today, Team 17 released more information on its dark, puzzling new IP, Flockers, will be available for PC via Steam Early Access on the 6th May 2014 for just £11.99/$14.99/13,99 €. Flockers is a modern day take on the classic A to B puzzle genre with a generous helping of…
MechRunner is a new title coming from Spark Plug Games. As it is currently going through its Kickstarter campaign, we had an interview with President and Lead Engineer John O'Niell & Vice-President and Art Director Ben Lichius. Find out some information about the game as well as the developers behind…
Indie studio Born Ready Games have announced the launch of Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut, which is available now on Xbox One, PS4 and PC via Steam. Strike Suit Zero is also the first game to be releasing under Microsoft's ID@Xbox indie program, a new initiative which allows developers to self-publish…
The new version of the Unreal Engine has attracted many developers with it's new features and next gen capability. Many of them have actually abandoned the use of the current engine, and switched to Epic's latest release for many different reasons. Whether for cost or usuability, thjat is precisely what…
A story that you create, and destroyed by means beyond your control. It is also up to you if you want to rebuild what you lost, or create an entirely new reality. Developed by newcomers Vagabond Dog, Always Sometimes Monsters will not only affect the life of your player character, but the…
FTL: Advanced Edition, the updated version of the 2012 roguelike, will be $10 for iPads if Subset Games get their way. This is well above the average price for a game on system. The reason for the price, according to studio co-founder Justin Ma when talking to Joystiq, was because the…
Nintendo have expanded their eShop with a hub dedicated to indie games. Over 1000 titles for the Wii U and 3DS will be featured in the new hub making it easier to find indie titles among the platforms' major releases. Spotlight titles include Siesta Fiesta, Moon Chronicles, Steamworld Dig, Gunman…
Polytron have announced on their official site that they will be releasing the award winning Fez onto the PS3, PS4 and PS Vita March 25. Fez will be both cross-purchase and cross-save compatible, meaning you will be able to play it on the go and in new-gen glory for one…
Tim Schafer, designer of Psychonauts, Grim Fandango, and most recently, Brutal Age: Act 1, has stated that the second part of his Kickstarter venture is already fully funded. In a recent article with GamesIndustry, Schafer stated "We’ve made enough that we can make the second half of the game for…
The aptly named Big Robot have released the February update for  Sir, You Are Being Hunted. Focusing on mainly AI improvements, the update comes with one large surprised - The Landowner. Towering above the brush, this robot adds a new wrinkle into the gameplay as he relentlessly hunts you across the…
Tired of your regular Free-To-Play games? Want to play something that has guns, gore and glorious mayhem? Then Edge of Reality has made a gamefor you. Welcome to Loadout, a third person shooter that combines comedic and cartoony characters with incredible customisation. With many FTP games out there on the…
Originally released on PC in 2012, Dustforce has now come to consoles. The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions update the game with new features; most notable is the inclusion of an online component to the multiplayer, which is almost a shameless love-letter to Super Smash Bros. Dustforce is a 2D…
Dejobaan Games next slice of indie weirdness, Drunken Robot Pornography, will be coming out of Steam Early Access next Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Having been in development for 2012, Dejobaan announced the date through the games Steam page. You can still buy the game at the reduced early access price…
KickStarter has become the ideal place to fund projects that may not have a mainstream audience, and the adventure genre has gone from strength to strength because of it. Following the recent success of Book of Unwritten Tales 2, Philip Bucanan's 39 Days to Mars has reached it's funding goal…
Gone Home has reached more than 250,000 copies sold since its release last August by The Fullbright Company. 80% of those sales came through Steam. These figures were disclosed by Steve Gaynor, founder of The Fullbright Company, while speaking to Joystiq. He went on to state that 50,000 of these…
Dustforce, the previously PC only platformer, is now available on PS3, PS Vita and Xbox 360. Featuring new content, Capcom are responsible for bringing Hitbox Team's indie success to the two consoles. 4 player co-op, cross-play support, and trophies/achievements have all been added into this definitive version of the game.…
Not much is given away in this announcement teaser for Ready To Run, but what we do know is that it will be a racing game featuring RC cars and take place in a "retro-futuristic" setting. Ready to Run is a PS4 exclusive developed by Beatshapers, and looks to channel…
Octodad: Dadliest Catch captures the difficulties of being a married father of two, as well as being an anthropomorphic cephalopod. Available now on Steam and Good Old Games, this kickstarter title is a mix of QWOP style gameplay and a 1950's style comedy. Currently on sale at 20% off, the…