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Father and Son Indie Studio Update iPhone Strategy Game - For All Ages

Father and Son Indie Studio Update iPhone Strategy Game – For All Ages

Asgard Studios today announces Wizard’s Castle 1.1 for iPhone 4, their match and remove game for all ages. The player enters the castle to find that the friendly Wizard has cast a spell and colored, magic balls are raining down from the ceiling. Players match and remove balls by touching groups of two or more balls of the same color, and try to prevent the room from filling up with balls in each three minute round. The Game features eight levels and Game Center leaderboards and achievements.

Just Released: Avadon HD - Indie Fantasy Role-Playing For the iPad

Just Released: Avadon HD – Indie Fantasy Role-Playing For the iPad

Seattle based Spiderweb Software, Inc. today introduces Avadon: The Black Fortress HD 1.0, their first indie fantasy role-playing game for the iPad. Avadon: The Black Fortress HD is an epic adventure in a strange and dangerous world. You are a spy and warrior, tasked to fight the enemies of your homeland. As a servant of the Black Fortress, your word is law. Gain power and influence, experience an exciting adventure, and battle a conspiracy to destroy your people.

Melon Truck 1.0.3 for iOS - Must-Buy Game by Indie Developer Gets Better

Melon Truck 1.0.3 for iOS – Must-Buy Game by Indie Developer Gets Better

Aliso Viejo, California – Independent developer, Batuhan Akalin has announced Melon Truck 1.0.3, an update to his challenging yet entertaining game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Arcade and puzzle hit game Melon Truck continues to build on its solid framework. With the current release of version 1.0.3, Melon Truck game play gets easier to manager in earlier levels while keeping the games challenging spirit in the more advanced levels.
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Indie iPhone Game Studio Helps Japan Recover from Earthquake

Indie iPhone Game Studio Helps Japan Recover from Earthquake

Shanghai, China – As we all know Japan just experienced a terrifying tsunami and several subsequent severe earthquakes generated by it. The scary scene of these disasters may be acquainted by other people who live in this planet through TV. Coconut Island Studio, the Shanghai-based indie game studio decided to devote their little effort to helping the Japanese people reconstruct their homeland after the earthquake and tsunami. What they are going to do is to serve the Japan Red Cross’s Earthquake Donation advertisement for free for a whole week in their most popular iPhone casual game iDragPaper Free. To do that they will give up all their advertisement revenue during their charitable activity of iDragPaper Free which serves 200,000 impressions daily.
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Star Saver - Charming Indie Game Using Kickstarter to Help Raise Funds

Star Saver – Charming Indie Game Using Kickstarter to Help Raise Funds

Caldwell, New Jersey – Game designers Casey Gatti and Benjamin Cole are nostalgic for the electronic games of their youth. Ben has experience in the game industry, while Casey has toured the indie game development circuit. This time around, they are are looking to tap into the collective of the people to help finance and shape their newest iPhone/iPad game project called Star Saver during its development. So, Gatti and Cole are trying sometime quite new. Today, they’re launching their project on a web site called Kickstarter. Most uniquely, Kickstarter allows people to “pledge” toward a creative project. A pledge equates to financial support and will help Casey and Ben get the right equipment, software, and external support to complete this project.
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Utilizing Crowd Sourcing to Raise Funds for Indie Game Development

Utilizing Crowd Sourcing to Raise Funds for Indie Game Development

San Francisco, California – Bravado Waffle Studios is pleased to officially announce their upcoming debut game RoboArena. RoboArena is a Top-Down-Turn-Based-Casual-Strategy-Multiplayer-Puzzle-Action-Game (‘TDTBCSMPAG’ for short).
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Indie title Squid Drop released to Stellar Reviews - Poor Sales

Indie title Squid Drop released to Stellar Reviews – Poor Sales

Oslo, Norway – Indie game Squid Drop receives accolades from the press but makes no impact in the App Store. Despite top scores from several reviewers, and being picked “game of the day”, twice – Squid Drop is still likely to lose the developer money.
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Indie iOS title Snake Classic crosses 1 million downloads

Indie iOS title Snake Classic crosses 1 million downloads

Chicago, Illinois – Zing! Apps today announced that its first title for iOS – Snake Classic(TM) – has crossed 1 million downloads on the iTunes App Store. Lauded by many as “the best Snake game on the App Store”, Snake Classic has occupied chart positions in the Top 10 overall Free Apps rankings multiple times in the US and other countries, reaching a peak of # 4 in the US on December 1, 2010.
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Indie Game Company Jovian Minds Creates a Whimsical, Toy inspired TBS

Indie Game Company Jovian Minds Creates a Whimsical, Toy inspired TBS

Lewisville, Texas – Like most game developers, indie game company Jovian Minds just couldn’t stop playing with their toy robots and dinosaurs. So they decided to share the fun by bringing them to life on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Trouble in Tin Town is a turned based strategy inspired by 1950’s children’s wind-up toys. The game was released December 24th, 2010 and is currently available in the Apple App store.
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Indie developer breaks new ground with free puzzle app - Virus Strike

Indie developer breaks new ground with free puzzle app – Virus Strike

London, United Kingdom – Independent developer Vertigo Software today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Virus Strike 1.0, its ground-breaking new app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Virus Strike, an action puzzle game that combines elements of Tetris with Bejeweled and Flight Control, is free to get from the App Store (for a limited time only).
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Indie iPhone Developer Releases Octave - Making Pro Audio Affordable

Indie iPhone Developer Releases Octave – Making Pro Audio Affordable

Cambridge, Massachusetts – Independent iPhone developer Alex Wiltschko today is pleased to announce the release of Octave for the iPhone and iPod touch. Octave turns the iPhone into a fast and accurate real-time analyzer using either the iPhone’s built-in microphone, or any other iOS-compatible mic. With Octave, anyone can easily analyze the frequencies in the sound around them.
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iAppsForStudents Announces Indie Developer Back to School Sale

iAppsForStudents Announces Indie Developer Back to School Sale

Austin, Texas – iAppsForStudents today announced a Back to School Sale containing steep discounts on software from the some of the best independent Mac, iPhone, and iPad developers. More than 50 independent developers are participating in the sale contributing over 100 applications with discounts totaling more than $1300. The sale, which focuses on students but is open to anyone, runs from August 15th till September 1st.
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Indie Apps Alliance: The Solution to an Overcrowded App Store

Indie Apps Alliance: The Solution to an Overcrowded App Store

Duluth, Minnesota – The Indie Apps Alliance (IAA) is a newly formed organization that brings together independent iPhone developers from all over the world in an effort to rise above the sea of thousands upon thousands of low quality apps that are polluting the iTunes App Store.
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3D Handheld announced for next year - Indie dev brings 3D Gaming now

3D Handheld announced for next year – Indie dev brings 3D Gaming now

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – kode80 LLC today is pleased to announce the release of HoloToy 1.02, the second update to its remarkable 3D technology app for iPhone and iPod touch just 7 days after last week’s HoloBot update. This update introduces a physics based bouncy ball that exists inside the virtual 3D space created by the HoloToy along with a challenge mode to keep players entertained.
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