indie gaming

SOMA is a hit at 92,000 copies, will keep Frictional Games afloat for two years

SOMA is a hit at 92,000 copies, will keep Frictional Games afloat for two years

Ron Duwell

SOMA has emerged as one of the biggest indie hits of the year, but I guess that depends on how you judge a hit. On a grand scale, the 92,000 units it has sold so far isn’t that impressive when you put it next to other games, even the biggest of indie hits. I get the feeling that developer Frictional Games doesn’t mind, because, for its own interests, 92,000 pays for the company for two...

Mighty No. 9 team returns to Kickstarter with RED ASH, a Mega Man Legends spiritual successor

Mighty No. 9 team returns to Kickstarter with RED ASH, a Mega Man Legends spiritual successor

Ron Duwell

Keiji Inafune and his indie studio Comcept teased last Friday that a mysterious game called RED ASH – The Indelible Legend would be unveiled shortly, and they have followed through on their word. RED ASH – The Indelible Legend is live on Kickstarter and is asking for $800,000 to totally fund its “freely explorable anime world.”. Those who recall Inafune’s last Kickstarter game, Mighty...