Self-Publishing on PS4 Won’t Flood Store With Shovelware

Sony has started an initiative of self-publishing for indie titles on the PlayStation 4. They are removing barriers that once existed for independent developers in getting publishing deals and they are giving out dev kits “like candy.” There Is worry that it could flood the store with clones, shovelware and other junk like on the … Read more

PS4 Exclusive Rime’s Gamescom Trailer is Released

Sony has released the video of the Rime trailer it showed off during its Gamscom press conference. This time without needless interrupting shots of the crowd. Rime is developed by Tequila Works, whose previous game was Deadlight. Rime is an open world adventure game where the player explores the ruins of an ancient civilization scattered … Read more

Sony says “don’t be jerks” to indie devs

Sony has just revealed one of their biggest secrets for getting more indie developers to work for them. They have “discovered the secret” to gaining indie developers, by simply saying “don’t be jerks”. Awhile back Sony was “fairly indie-friendly for a while now on paper, allowing self-publishing on PSN for more than five years.” Now they have proven that the … Read more

The Cost of Developing for the PS4

Polygon recently did a investigation of their own, to find out how much it costs for indie developers to create games for the PS4. They spoke with many different indie developer companies and found out that the PS4 dev kit costs $2,500. An Xbox One indie developer says that their kit costed a few hundred … Read more

Sony will stay updated by holding quarterly Indie Developer Events

Sony has just recently announced that they want to stay connected with their indie developers, so they will be holding quarterly indie developer get-togethers where they will stay updated throughout the community. These events will be hosted by Sony offices located in London, where the developers will get a chance to hear about upcoming updates, … Read more

Liege to have a possible release on PS4 and PS Vita

Liege, an Indie hand drawn tactical RPG can release on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. The RPG will be approved for the two platforms if the project succeeds in raising $52,000. If the stipulated amount is raised, it will also foster a Linux release. Developer John Lee was ecstatic of sorts when the possibility of … Read more