Juries for the Independent Games Festival have announced award finalists for their 14th awards presentation. These awards honor the best in independent games during the previous year. Almost 200 independent game experts made their recommendations, and the finalisst were chosen from those titles. Several games even managed to get multiple …

As announced at GDC, Move.me will allow you to create applications for use with PlayStation Move. To use it, you’ll need a PC in addition to your usual Move setup. What sort of things can you use this to develop? Well, Sony suggests education and physical therapy applications. (Or you …

The UBM TechWeb Game Network has officially announced that submissions are now open for the 2012 Independent Games Festival, held during the 2012 Game Developers Conference next March. This is the fourteenth annual showcase for independent video games, and all finalists’ games will be playable at the IGF Pavilion on …

Yu Suzuki, a game creator who has been with SEGA since 1983, will be receiving the Pioneer Award at the 2011 Game Developers Choice awards in San Francisco next month. Suzuki currently serves as a Special Advisor to SEGA, where he oversees the company’s content strategy. However, before that – …

The Game Developers Conference is a quarter-century old, and a good friend of the event (in as much as it’s possible to be friendly with an event) is delivering the keynote – Satoru Iwata. Iwata, who has served as President of Nintendo since 2002, will deliver a speech directly related …

During GDC, I got the chance to sit in a room full of journalists who were all about to be shown a new title by Bethesda Softworks that we hadn’t really heard much of anything about. Quietly, they started up their demo and we got pulled into the world of …

Organizers of this year’s Game Developers Conference (which just ended on Saturday) revealed today that this year’s conference had more attendees than ever, beating out 2009’s GDC by 1,250 people, making that an increase of just a little more than 7%. This includes developers, publishers, media, and people who want …

Pocketwatch Games’ Monaco got the really big prizes at the Twelfth Annual Independent Games Festival, hosted at GDC this week. The title received the $20,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game, as well as the award for Excellence in Design. Both fairly big deals. Other award recipients for …

Have you played any online social games recently? If so, you may have noticed that they’re becoming tiny industry cash cows, even though you don’t really want to pay for currency. Game companies have noticed this, don’t worry. Offerpal, who runs quite a few of the promotions attached to game …