If you haven’t been on the Steam store page recently you may have missed that the famous Potato Sack Bundle is on sale again! Last time we saw The Potato Sack it was a lead up to the hugely popular Portal 2, which ended up releasing a couple of hours earlier than expected thanks to the bundle. There is no mysterious update this time around although there are rumors saying that the potato achievements are back. Could Valve be up to something? Or is this just another summer bundle sale?
The Potato Sack is currently $19.99/£14.99. Grab it from the steam store here.
The games included are:
- 1… 2… 3… KICK IT! (Drop That Beat Like an Ugly Baby)
- AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome
- Amnesia: The Dark Descent
- BIT.TRIP BEAT
- Defense Grid: The Awakening
- Killing Floor
- Super Meat Boy
- The Ball
- The Wonderful End of the World
- Toki Tori
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