Spelunky 2's Most Secret Challenge May Have Already Been Mastered

Remember the Eggplant run from the previous Spelunky? This is like that, but even weirder.

Hello Games Teases New No Man's Sky Update Called Origins

It'll be "the beginning of something new," studio founder Sean Murray says.

Superbrothers Delay Jett: The Far Shore to 2021, Pushing Back Another PS5 Holiday Title

Before Jett lifts off, the Sword and Sorcery EP makers say they need more time.

The Second Player Goose in Untitled Goose Game Has a New Honk

There are also some subtle visual ways to tell the two naughty geese apart.

A Speedrunner Already Beat Spelunky 2 In Just 6 Minutes

C'mon man, it's only been out for a few hours!

Deltarune’s Next Chapter is Making “Healthy Progress,” Says Toby Fox

After some soul-searching with the engine, Chapter 2 is underway.

Risk of Rain 2 Studio Lays Out Plans For Future, Including Paid Expansions

Less incremental, more substantial.

Hades Is Pushing Back Cross-Save Support to Make Its Launch Target

It's still planned for later this year, though.

Annapurna Interactive Is Releasing an Eight Game Box Set to Celebrate Its First Five Years

Five years of publishing some stellar indies.

Lab Zero Owner Lays Off Remaining Staff After Others Quit in Protest

The Skullgirls and Indivisible studio is all but shuttered.

Toby Fox Teases “a Little Something” for Undertale’s Fifth Anniversary

Don't expect a surprise Deltarune drop, however.

Hello Games Hopes Its Next Big Launch Is Less Rocky Than No Man's Sky's

Founder Sean Murray says he "wouldn't want to put anyone through that again."

Vlambeer Bids Us All Farewell With a Sale and an Unfinished Prototype

After a decade of hit games, Vlambeer's saying goodbye and showing us FFFLOOD.

This Weekend's Indie Arena Booth Lets You Just Wander Showfloors Again

Get lost in a virtual sea of indies.

The Last Campfire, Hello Games' Next Project, Gets Surprise Drop Tomorrow

See what Hello Games has been up to besides No Man's Sky.

Fall Guys Takes the Crown For Most Downloaded PS Plus Game

Mediatonic has summited the PS Plus mountain.

Ooblets Makers Share Big Personal News and a Big Update Roadmap

The Ooblets family is about to get bigger.

Every Announcement From Today's Nintendo Indie World Showcase

One bad dad and two terrible geese.

Untitled Goose Game Is Getting a Co-Op Mode That Supports Two Terrible Geese

It takes two to truly shatter a town's peace.

Sports Story, the Follow-Up to Golf Story, Has Been Delayed

The team needs more time to try and fully realize its ambitions.

A New Nintendo Indie World Showcase Arrives Tomorrow Morning

Nintendo will spotlight the cool indies coming to Switch.

Spelunky 2's PC Release Should Be "No Later Than a Few Weeks" After Its PS4 Launch

Derek Yu says it just needs some extra time to make sure it runs well.

Creative Europe Says It Wasn't Aware of Prior Allegations Against Weather Factory Developer

EU video game agency "reserves the right to re-evaluate the situation," but no sign of a move to rescind grant money.

Tomorrow's Fall Guys Update Will Add Another Level and Fix a Boatload of Issues

Less Royal Fumble = more royale fun.

The New Bugsnax Gameplay Trailer Is Crawling With Secrets

Put on your tinfoil Grumpus caps now.

Spelunky 2 Is Out in September With Online Multiplayer

Cue the cacophonous applause from the Spelunky faithful.

Braid Is Getting a Remastered Anniversary Edition Next Year

Someone go tell Soulja Boy.

Weather Factory Awarded Grant Despite Abuse Allegations Against Co-Founder Alexis Kennedy

Kennedy, formerly of Failbetter Games, was accused of abusive and predatory behavior last year.

Fall Guys Is Out, And Its Servers Are Being Swarmed With Players

Connection issues are plaguing the incredibly popular new game.

There's a New Frog Fractions Inside the Steam Re-Release of the Original

DLC for a nearly decade-old Flash game? Seems suspicious.

Fall Guys Accidentally Rockets Up the Twitch Viewer Charts During an Internal Test

Not a bad outcome for a developer slip-up.

Necrobarista Will Get Free DLC Stories About Its Supporting Cast

With additional gameplay fixes and adjustments on the way.

Looks Like Cuphead's Coming to PS4 Very Soon [Update: It's Here!]

According to an appearance on the PSN Store.

Ubisoft Reflects an Industry-Wide Leadership Crisis

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | C-level execs don't need to be accused of wrongdoing to share the blame for toxic environments.

Xbox Games Showcase July 2020 Recap: Fable's Back, Halo Infinite Gameplay Revealed, and More

Today, we saw a slew of first-party Xbox Game Studios games, and then some.

Over 70 Demos Are Live For Xbox's Showcase Week—Here's the Lineup

There are a lot of cool games to check out this week.

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Is a Medditeranean Getaway Tale From Monument Valley's Devs

Today's Summer Game Fest stream brought a reveal for this summer yarn.

Rogue Legacy 2 Hits a Tiny Delay Just Ahead of its Early Access Launch

Cellar Door says it needs a few weeks to get to a point where it's "truly proud" of the roguelike sequel.

All Nine PlayStation Indies Showcased Today, Coming to PS4 and PS5

From maps and rabbits to violent, carefree worms.

Xbox Will Host Over 60 Demos As Part of Summer Game Fest Event This Month

Get into the summer mood with some show floor demos.

Join USgamer This Weekend As We Stream During BitSummit Gaiden

Tune in to see some demos of upcoming indie games.

Adding More Teraflops Doesn't Lead to Better Stories

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | What's holding back creators from making the heart-wrenching experiences they've always envisioned?

Sea of Stars' Release Date Is Still Far Away, But a Backer Demo Is Coming Very Soon

Backers can have a little demo, as a treat.

Untitled USgamer Stream: Slay Steampunk Pixels With Us in Gestalt: Steam & Cinder

We're chatting with devs and picking up some contracts.

Night in the Woods' Scott Benson Teases "Brand New" Game, Not a Sequel

Don't expect a return to Possum Springs.

Itch.io's Massive Racial Justice and Equality Charity Bundle Has Raised Over $2.3 Million

With over 740 games and a week left on sale, the bundle is far from losing steam.

The Guerrilla Collective Delays Its Digital Festival, Plans Show to Highlight Black Voices

The three day event has been pushed back, but there will be a new stream on Sunday.

Slay the Spire Coming to iOS This Month, Android Version Still in the Works

Tune into the Guerrilla Collective for more information.

Gang Beasts Goes Independent as Double Fine Publishing Label Winds Down

With Double Fine now part of Xbox Game Studios, Boneloaf will carry on Gang Beasts itself.

Rev Up Those Next-Gen Hype Cycles

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Can Sony's PS5 game showcase announcement finally get us excited for the new systems?

BitSummit Announces Online Showcase BitSummit Gaiden For End of June

The indie expo returns as a digital showcase.

More Info on Little Nightmares 2 Coming This Summer

Any news is welcome news.

All the Big News From Today's Wholesome Direct

Every game from today's soul-cleansing not-Nintendo Direct.

Summer Game Fest Teams With Day of the Devs For Two Showcases This Summer

The indies will get their spotlight this summer, too.

Why Indie Devs Are Calling Epic's New Unreal Engine Policy a "Game Changer"

By only taking royalties on titles that earn over $1 million, Unreal could expand its base of indies.

Arcade Closures Have Sparked a Killer Queen Single-Player Experiment

Abs vs The Blood Queen is set to take Killer Queen from ten players down to one.

The ESRB Was Finally Badgered Into Doing the Right Thing About Loot Boxes This Week

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Ratings board seems to be less responsive to complaints from people who know what they're talking about.

The Indie Megabooth Is Going on Hiatus Due to the Pandemic

After a Steam sale in May, the traveling showcase is "going away for now."

The Steam Game Festival Will Fill the Void of E3 2020 This Summer With Limited-Time Demos

The digital event is teasing more platforms to come.

ID@Xbox's 6-Part Showcase Spotlights Indies That Would've Been at GDC 2020

It's sort of like a bunch of tiny Nintendo Indie World videos all released at once.

USG Notebook: One of 2020's Hottest Games Might Be Super Mario 64?

Super Mario 3D World, Galaxy, Sunshine, and 64 are getting everyone's attention.

Untitled Goose Game's Delightful Soundtrack Is Now Available to Stream

Dan Golding's goose-y Debussy interpretations have been released by a real classical music label.

EGX Rezzed Digital is Live, Showcasing Tons of Indies and Live Let's Plays

With panels on careers advice, how to get into games journalism, and more.

Steam's Second Game Festival Is Live With Over 40 Demos That Missed Out on GDC

From a winemaking sim to a kickball brawler, there's lots to play right now.

Everything Shown in Today's Nintendo Indie Showcase

Including a few games that are out today.

The Last Campfire, A Small Scale Adventure by Hello Games, Is Out This Summer

The studio behind No Man's Sky has a new game, and it's coming to most platforms.

Nintendo's Hosting Another Indie World Presentation Tomorrow

It's not a Direct, but c'mon, you want to hear about these games too.

Afterparty's Hellbound Bar Crawl Hits Nintendo Switch Next Week

Night School Studio's Oxenfree follow-up has a release date for Switch, and it's very soon.

BAFTA Winning Storybook Game Florence Is Coming to Switch, PC, and Mac This Month

This quaint love story is finding a few new homes.

Indie Publisher Compares Switch to Steam: “In Comparison, I Just Have Zero Clue Whether It’s Going to Sell or Not”

The Switch backend seems to be leaving some folks in the dark.

After a Nine Year Wait, Kentucky Route Zero Finally Comes to a Conclusion This Month

Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition will also release in its entirety across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Doki Doki Literature Club Creator Says New Content is Coming This Year

He's also got a new original VN in the works.

New Dangen CEO Says All Developers Are "Free to Reconsider Contracts" In Wake of Publisher Controversy

The indie publisher is offering an out for those who want it.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps Gets Delayed by One Month

You'll have to wait a teensy bit longer this spring to play the new Ori.

The Absurdly Difficult La-Mulana Games are Finally Coming to Current-Gen Console in Early 2020

Hope you're ready to get lost in some ruins, and then smushed.

The CEO of Japanese Indie Publisher Dangen Entertainment Resigns As Allegations of Harassment Mount [Update]

Ben Judd is stepping back from the publisher he helped found, as well as his "other industry endeavors."

After Four Years of Development, Here's the First Glimpse of Axiom Verge 2

Tom Happ's been working on a follow-up to his Metroidvania for 4 years.

Nintendo's Streaming One More Indie Showcase Before the Year's End: Watch It Here

The Switch gets one last shot of indie news for 2019.

The Choose Your Own Adventure Publisher is Going After Indie Developers Who Use Its Trademark Phrase

Takedown notices going out to small-scale devs on Itch.io.

In Japan, a Dispute Filled With Accusations of Sexual Harassment and Bad Business Practices Boils Over

Allegations against Dangen Entertainment and its CEO are coming to light after a falling out between the company and some of its dev partners.

Wargroove Developers Respond to Criticisms of Whitewashed Voice Cast

"We want to be honest about what happened."

Indie Devs: Apple Arcade is Healing a Wound in Mobile Gaming

The developers of Guildlings and Threes say the model is fixing the player-dev relationship.

Fans Are Comparing Wattam With Death Stranding, and Now Keita Takahashi Is Weighing in

Is Wattam a strand game? Maybe Takahashi or Kojima will tell us one day.

Katamari Dev’s Wattam Finally Has a Release Date

It'll debut on PS4 and PC a little over five years after it was announced.

Suda and Swery Host Strange Reveal Event for New Horror Game Collaboration

Welcome to the Hotel Barcelona.

Manifold Garden Launches This Friday After Seven Years of Development

The mind-warping puzzler is finally finished.

Time-Looping Mystery Outer Wilds is Coming to PlayStation 4 Next Week

Solve space mysteries and try not to wake the space fish.

Following Bombshell Report, More Indies Share Horror Stories of Working With Nicalis

Sources allege that Nicalis routinely stonewalls its prospective and established business partners.

Apple Arcade Springs Soft Launch on Developers, Some Games May Not Be Final Versions

Some iOS 13 beta participants can play games that don't even have official release dates yet.

New Celeste DLC Includes an Affecting Revelation About Madeline That Casts Her Story in a New Light

Madeline's battle with depression and anxiety take on a new meaning in Farewell DLC.

Untitled Goose Game Will Sound Its Release Honk This September

Less than a month 'til goose-ageddon.

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