IndieCade Announces E3 Lineup

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The big console makers have started to add support to the independent game develop community, but IndieCade has been doing it since 2005. The organization creates and hosts festivals where indie game makers can show off their stuff. The IndieCade E3 lineup is double the size it’s been in the past. Here’s the list of games.

Xbox One
Magic Dance Mirror
Developer: Kinect Magic
Platform: Xbox Kinect

Virtual Reality Games
Developer: Otherworld Interactive
Platform: HTC Vive VR

Inner Activity
Developer: IAVR
Platform: VR

Zombies Shall Not Pass
Developer: Wengu Hu
Platform: Leap Motion VR

Fantastic Contraption
Developer: Northway Games and Radial Games
Platform: HTC Vive VR

PC Games
Developer: Finji
Platform: PC

Developer: Brett Taylor Interactive
Platform: PC

Developer: Noio & Licorice
Platform: PC

We Are Chicago
Developer: Culture Shock Games
Platform: PC

Developer: Cyan, Inc
Platform: PC

Developer: Hyacinth Nil
Platform: PC

Plethora Project
Platform: PC

Developer: Malath Abbas, Tom Demajo, Albert Elwin
Platform: PC

1979 Revolution: Black Friday
Developer: iNK Stories
Platform: PC

Mobile Games
Bridgeside Interactive
Platform: iOS for iPad

Table Top
Developer: Cardboard Fortress Games
Platform: Table Top

Pass the Buck: A Game of Corporate Responsibility Management
Developer: Carol Mertz
Platform: Table Top

Developer: #Feminism Collective
Platform: Tabletop   

Interactive Physical Experiences

Beautiful Corner
Developer: Martzi Campos
Platform: Installation

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We spend a lot of time at Pixelkin—and in gaming communities in general—talking about how games bring us together. Co-op and online multiplayer features are often touted as “proof” that video games aren’t just antisocial war simulators. I think what we forget is that games bring us together in lots of different ways—gamers love to watch each other play, to bring gaming culture into real life, to create fan fiction and art, and to talk endlessly about games. Read More

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