Now Stream This: Indie Dramas, Screwball Comedies, Horror Anthologies and ‘Walk Hard’

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.)  Looking for something to stream this weekend and beyond? I’ve got you covered. This latest edition of Now Stream This has scoured streaming services to bring you back a variety of films: […]

CROSS POST – Smithsonian American Art Museum Puts Out Call For Indie Devs

The following is a repost from Gamasutra. To see the original post, click here. The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) Arcade is a yearly event that celebrates game culture and the work of indie game developers, and submissions for the museum’s fourth annual SAAM arcade are now open. This is a good opportunity for devs […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in February

Once again, it’s early in the year and the pickins are a little slim at movie theaters in general – if you’re not catching up on end-of-the-year prestige releases (though seriously, who could blame you if you were), there’s not much besides Black Panther to get all that worked up about. But there are a […]

Indie hit ‘Dead Cells’ is coming to consoles this year

In May of last year, indie developer Motion Twin launched Dead Cells in early access on Steam. By blending ‘Metroidvania’ platform exploration with roguelike random generation, the game quickly became a hit with fans and our own editors, selling over 600,000 copies, according to the studio. But for every non-PC player left in the cold, […]

SuperData: Stardew Valley is an indie success with over 3.5 million copies sold

Stardew Valley has reaped what it sowed — that is, 3.5 million copies of the Harvest Moon-like farming simulator. It also boasts an impressive 700,000 monthly active players, according to industry analyst SuperData Research. Solo developer Eric Barone, aka ConcernedApe, partnered with publisher Chucklefish to debut the game on PC in February 2016, and has […]

Watch the Trailer for the Charming Indie Rom-Com ‘The Boy Downstairs’

Zosia Mamet turned in one of our favorite performances at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in Sophie Brooks’s sweet and charming The Boy Downstairs – a lovely piece of wounded work, as a character positioned a full 180 from her work on Girls. Now, nearly a full year later, that movie is making its way […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in January

If December was a feast, January is a famine – the stakes are low, awards qualification periods have ended, and the box office is dominated by holiday leftovers. But if January is usually a dumping ground for unwanted orphans, we’re delighted to report that this year’s release schedule has a handful of very good indies, […]

Rising Thunder gets a second life as an open-source indie fighter

When developer Radiant Entertainment announced that Riot Games had acquired it last year, the studio also revealed that it was shuttering its indie fighting game, Rising Thunder. But in a Reddit post today, Radiant unveiled Rising Thunder: Community Edition, a free, open-source version of the game that will be available in January 2018 for PC. Before […]

‘Grand Theft Auto’ publisher Take-Two opens an indie label

Take-Two is the latest major games publisher to open up an indie label. From the sounds of it, Private Division will operate like a smaller scale version of Take-Two itself, giving developers leeway to work on things at their own pace and not worry about pumping out a sea of annual sequels. So far, it’s […]

Long-awaited indie ‘Gorogoa’ arrives on iOS and PC December 14th

Suffice to say that fans have been eagerly awaiting Jason Roberts’ gorgeous indie game Gorogoa for awhile. It’s racked up years of awards, from Best Visual Design at Indiecade 2012 where the title debuted, to being the top pick at Good Game Club 2013 to nabbing financial assistance from Indie Fund in 2014. After years […]