About The IGF

IndieGames.com is presented by the UBM TechWeb Game Network, which runs the Independent Games Festival & Summit every year at Game Developers Conference. The company (producer of the Game Developers Conference series, Gamasutra.com and Game Developer magazine) established the Independent Games Festival in 1998 to encourage innovation in game development and to recognize the best independent game developers.

Read More

Llama Villa Is A Llama-Loving Life Sim

August 10, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture

llamaVilla_header.png

Are you passionate about Llamas? Is your every want and need fulfilled by watching them thrive? Llama Villa is the game for you and your peculiar (and spectacular) taste! To be concise, 'It's The Sims, but with llamas"!

Take On Co-Operative Puzzles In The Rabbit And The Owl

August 9, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture

theRabbitAndTheOwl_header.jpg

Enjoy a good brain-teasing, platforming puzzle? What about one you solve with a friend? Look no further than The Rabbit And The Owl, a game where players will be able to control both of these light and dark entities and attempt some tricky challenges. In solving these confounding levels, you'll unveil the truth as to why the Rabbit and Owl spirits exist in the world.

'Anamorphine' Turns Dark Emotions Into Striking Landscapes

August 9, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture

ss_307cdeef8aa9c7810a24d0e221ef7565984cec22.1920x1080.jpg

Anamorphine creates beautiful, sweeping landscapes out of hurtful memories and lost pasts, following the story of a once-loving couple who've been consumed by depression and darkness after an accident.

Indie Arena Booth 2018 Announces Gamescom Line-Up

August 8, 2018 8:00 AM | Thomas Faust

IABOOTH2018a.jpg
Another year, another stellar line-up by the Indie Arena, a coalition of German developers who invite their international friends over once a year to build one of the most impressive booths at Gamescom. This time, 83 developers from 8 countries are waiting to show you some amazing games from August 21 to August 25. If you happen to be in Cologne during that time, be sure to drop by in Hall 10.1.

RPG 'Jimmy And The Pulsating Mass' Is About Taking On Monstrous Identities

August 7, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture

ss_94639f420a12a996923b53e13fcdf02447e19648.1920x1080.jpg

Jimmy's imagination is being taken over by a rather unpleasant mass, but luckily, the young boy's active mind allows him to picture himself as various monsters and creatures, each offering him a range of abilities that will let him thump foes and solve puzzles around the colorful, charming world of Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass.

Devader Is A Hectic Dual Stick Hybrid Across A Weird Alien Landscape

August 6, 2018 8:19 PM | Christian Valentin

devader2.jpg
In Devader, you are the lone warrior against an incredibly alien threat, swarms of enemies that slither and shoot from all angles and in myriad shapes, in this upcoming frenetic dual stick shooter.

'Radiant One' Explores Lucid Dreaming And Its Pitfalls

August 5, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture

radiantOne-header.jpg

The ability to control your dreams and manipulate them is quite the feat. You could fly with the birds, overturn a bad situation, or live your wildest dreams. In story-driven adventure Radiant One, players will have to navigate both dreams and nightmares as well, solving puzzles and escaping dangerous situations throughout the surreal worlds in the protagonist's mind.

Bork! Bork! (Adorable 'Russian Subway Dogs' Are On The Loose)

August 5, 2018 8:00 AM | Thomas Faust

russiansubwaydogs1.jpg
Rise up, fellow furry brothers and sisters, for it is time to rob the masses of their delectable subway treats and make some subterranean ruckus! In other words: single-screen, score-chasing platformer Russian Subway Dogs is now available and it has you following orders from the Proletaricat.

Survive Against Rival Factions In Norse Myth-Inspired Team-Based Survival Rend

August 4, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture

rend_header.jpg

Think about your closest batch of friends. Would they survive in a world inspired by Norse myths and monstrosities? Against two other coordinated factions? Rend takes groups of players and tests their abilities to survive against creatures, the elements, and their rivals, with victory leading to even further power.

Otome Visual Novel 'Because We're Here' Finds Love In The Trenches

August 4, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture

BWH Banner.png

Because We're Here ~Mohnblume und Blauerose~ casts you as Postal Corps volunteer Elfriede Rauss, a young woman tasked with delivering messages to the young men on the Front Lines. It's a frightening, unsettling time in this World War I-inspired setting, which makes it an unlikely place to find love. Or maybe love is the most important thing one could find in such brutal times.

Click Here for All Archives

Contact Us

E-mail: [email protected]

We're also on:
twitter RSS Steam Curators facebook

Our Sites

Gamasutra game career guide
UBM Tech