Intreped indie game developer known to some as Cliff Harris released this first public battle video from Gratuitous Space Battles 2, the space strategy game coming out later this year on the PC/OSX/Linux platforms. In the video Cliff Harris narrates the pre-alpha battle effects he built into Gratuitous Space Battles 2. He’s designing the game for folks with gratuitously large computer monitors rather than tablets or mobile phones. (more…)
Misfits Attic, a San Francisco based husband and wife creative indie game development team, opened the pre-order doors on their latest game called Duskers priced at $20 for the PC and Steam. Here’s how they describe Duskers “you pilot drones in direlict spaceships to find the means to survive. In film terms its The Road Meets the first Alien movie.” (more…)
Positech Games and Tiniest Shark are jointly working on Redshirt, a comedystrategy Sci-Fi simulation video game starring the lowest level personnel of a space station who steer their way up the professional and social ladders using their version of Facebook called Spacebook. The players garner “likes” on their status updates to help advance promotions as well as their romantic lives. You may know Positech Games as the creators of Gratuitous Tank Battles, Gratuitous Space Battles, Kudos 2, Democracy, Democracy 2 and Democracy 3 coming out in the fall as well. (more…)
Two man game development team (Aaron and Forest San Filippo) and their game development studio Flippfly launched a new Kickstarter campaign for Race The Sun, and endless racing game blending game mechanics from Temple Run and Star Power. They plan to release Race the Sun on the PC and Mac platforms, iOS and maybe Android. (more…)
Cliff Harris, master of the Indie Game Universe and the fearless leader of Positech Games, announced his plans to produce and release Democracy 3, a political simulation strategy game representing the next generation of the previous versions Democracy and Democracy 2. (more…)
Positech Games plans to introduce a new alien race called the outcasts to their space strategy game Gratuitous Space Battles. The Outcasts employ some pretty interesting technology on their space vessels. For example the Outcast ship can project a holographic decoy image of a ship to draw incoming fire from their enemy. The images above and below showcase the new game play. Positech Games hasn’t determined the price nor the release date for the Outcasts DLC pack.
Consumers can play Gratuitous Space Battles on the PC for $16.95 and the IPad for $9.95. You can also buy Gratuitous Space Battles on Steam.
Tired of the political bullshit in Washington DC or your own country’s capital? Do you want to try your hand at making executive decisions for a country? Are you plugged into Steam? You can play Democracy 2, a political simulation created by Cliff Harris, a one man independent game developer based in the UK who convinced his wife to leave a well paying job in the sciences to move to the English countryside so he could develop video games for a living. Cliff also had to convince his cats. From what we understand the cats took some convincing. (more…)
Canadian based Rusty Axe Games launched an IndieGoGo fundraising campaign for their free to play online WW II strategy game called Endless Empires Endless Empires takes place during World War II across the northern European continent. Rusty Axe Games will invest the IndiGoGo funds to enhance and improve the game. If you like indie strategy games check out the pitch and empty your wallet.
Robot Entertainment released Orcs Must Die 2, the sequel to the mysteriously named Orcs Must Die for the PC. If you are unfamiliar with the original Orcs Must Die Robot Entertainment combined action and strategy/tower defense game play. Orcs Must Die 2 costs $14.99. (more…)
Colossal Games and Chillingo Games released Commmando Jack, an iOS game offering a unique combination of first person shooter and tower defense game play for $0.99. You can buy more cash in the game for an addition $0.99.
You must defend the earth from an alien invasion in different geographic locations like Paris, Tokyo, Cairo and good old New York. For each level you place turrets and defenses around your main position. Then you toggle to the first person shooter perspective where you can fire at the aliens as they approach. Within the FPS mode you can toggle between a close up view and longer distance view. The close up view helps improve your accuracy when you shoot the weapon. Commando Jack offers a fun strategic and action oriented game play for IPhone and IPad users. (more…)