Since the recent growth in Steam we have seen indie games become more and more popular. Games such as Dungeon Defenders and Super Meat Boy have seriously hit it off with the market by making as much profit as a normal retail game in some cases. We love these indie games because of the innovation that seems to be drained from the mainstream publishers, we see brand new ideas from hundreds of different studios that would never have the chance if we didn’t have distribution services such as Steam and the popularity of social networks today. One of the greatest things about indie games though are the prices, and by prices I don’t mean the regular price you pay when the game is released. When I talk about prices I mean bundles, indie bundles to be exact! If you have not learned of this growing phenomenon the basic idea is that a group of developers donate keys to a website for a good cause such as Child’s Play and the website sells these group of games in a bundle for what ever amount you decide to pay. That’s right, they are practically giving their game away. But that is not the point of the bundles, the point is to give what you think the games are worth and how much you appreciate the developers making these games, so you can donate anywhere from 1 dollar to 1000 and it’s all up to you. The most popular bundles seem to be The Humble Indie Bundle, Indie Royale and The Indie Gala. Continue Reading
For those of you who were helplessly caught in the Holiday sale that Steam was holding, or you were intoxicated by the Humble Indie Bundle 4 there is still more games to buy! The New Year’s Indie Royale has been released which includes Nuclear Dawn, Max and The Magic Marker, Fractal and Super Crossfire, which is an Indie Royale exclusive, not to mention that if you pay more than the minimum price then you get George and Jonathon’s awesome new chiptune album Beautiful Lifestyle. Also for you wondering you can redeem all the games except Super Crossfire on Desura and Steam. The Current minimum price is at 4.30 so pick up this great deal fast as every time someone buys the price goes up!