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Sony Music Entertainment’s new Unties indie label will publish games on PC and Switch

Sony has announced a brand-new games publishing label that’s set to bring indie games to a number of different platforms – including the Nintendo Switch. Rather than come under the expertise of Sony Interactive Entertainment, however, the new Unties label will be operated by Sony Music Entertainment and will largely …

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Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition: five million copies and growing

The 2017 version of the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition just launched, right on time for Christmas. Editor Stephen Daultrey tells MCV why retailers should consider having the book on their shelves. It’s the 10th anniversary of the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition this year. How have you been able …

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PlayStation headlines Interface and wants to partner with VR and PS4 devs

PlayStation wants to find new PS4 and PlayStation VR games, and it is heading to Interface next week to do it. If you are an independent studio that wants to meet Sony Interactive Entertainment and show off your new VR/console game, sign up to Interface right here. The event takes …

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Curve’s new business development manager will be signing indie games at Interface next week

Rising games publisher Curve has recruited John Vega as its new business development manager. Vega will be attending Interface next week, and is on the hunt for new indie games for Cuve to publish. Vega joins from Playjam where he managed publisher and developer relations. He acquired over 100 titles …

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Are we charging enough for indie games?

Since 2012 we have been spoilt with a near-constant stream of indie titles coming to digital store fronts. Each and every week, a plethora of smaller projects come to Steam, PSN, Xbox Live and Nintendo’s eShop. They’re even on Xbox and PlayStation’s stages at the likes of E3 and Gamescom …

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Enter the Gungeon sells 200,000 units, makes $3m in first week on sale

Devolver Digital’s latest release Enter the Gungeon generated $3m (2.1m) globally in its first week on sale. What’s more – developer Dodge Roll has announced that over the dungeon-crawling twin-stick shooterhas been downloaded over 200,000 times since its launch on April 5th. The title is currently available on PlayStation 4 …

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KISS wants to sign indie games at Interface 2016

KISS has signed up as a meeting host for the third iteration of Interface, a joint venture between MCV and Develop. The publisher will be taking part in a series of prearranged one-to-one meetings, where developers can pitch their games face-to-face in the hopes of securing that all-important publishing deal, …

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‘We should be charging more for indie games’

The games industry is undervaluing indie games, say leading publishers. The majority of indie games are sold for 10 or less, but this year a number of high profile titles have broken that barrier, including Jonathan Blow’s The Witness (30, pictured) and Camp Santo’s Firewatch (15), which has sparked online …

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