Indie Game releases

This is the first of a regular bi weekly feature to get the often overlooked Indie Games a bit of attention. Indie Games recently had a revamp and the forthcoming dashboard update will allow Xbox Live members to vote each release. It should be a good addition which will help promote the games. The first game we are featuring is Heavy Payload which is a top down shoot-em-up in the style of 1942. You must defend yourself from the enemy planes as you reach your mission target. The game features an Arcade mode in traditional scrolling 1942 style and an…
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Xbox Indie Games launches

Yesterday saw the launch of the newly renamed Xbox Indie Games, formerly Xbox LIVE Community Games.  With the renaming comes some new features for indie developers such as the addition of Japan and Germany to its supported countries to submit software and a reputation system which will allow people to score games. Developers now have the opportunity to hand out up to 50 Tokens to the community as review copies for example and last but not least a new pricing structure. As a developer myself, the changes are a good improvement on the system. The new pricing structure is especially…
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