Blitz 1UP

Giving indie developers a boost


  • 8-Bit Funding - An Interview with Geoff Gibson
  • 25/02/2011

    We had a great chance to talk with Geoff Gibson, founder of about his latest project 8-bit Funding to find out how the project came about and how it's been progressing.8-Bit Funding is a crowdfunding site that relies on a community or 'crowd' of funders to micro-fund indie projects.

  • Making games in 48hrs with no sleep and pizza.
  • 04/02/2011

    This year Blitz 1UP and IndieCity hosted one of the sites for Global Game Jam 2011.

  • Dare 2010 winner Sculpty FREE on iPad app store now!
  • 02/02/2011

    Dare to be Digital winner and Bafta 'Ones to Watch' nominee "Sculpty" is now available from the Apple iPad App Store for FREE! We don't think it gets better than that! What are you waiting for?The game is a novel twist on traditional platform puzzlers and makes extensive use of the multi-touch capabilities of the iPad to create a unique gameplay experience.

  • Maratis Open Source Engine - 8 years in the making!
  • 02/02/2011

    Maratis is a new open source engine that uses simple but powerful LUA scripting, and also allows direct access to the C++ core.

  • Don't Lose Perspective
  • 02/02/2011 have a great write-up detailing SuperMono Studios boss Tak Fung's talk at World Of Love."The fact I stopped [full-time employment] to do this gave me the urgency to succeed," he claimed at the World Of Love conference in London last week.

  • IGDA looking for Indie Articles for newsletter
  • 07/01/2011

    The IGDA Perspectives Newsletter is looking for content for its February issue on “Lifestyles of the Indie and Humble”.

  • Tiny Tim’s Tremendous Tank – Free for a limited time on PC
  • 01/12/2010

    Tiny Tim and his Tremendous Tank is an awesome physics-based action platform shooter that allows you to destroy and splatter anything that moves.

  • DIYGamer: 4 Step Guide to Pitching Your Game
  • 23/11/2010

    The other week DIY gamer posted up an article covering how to pitch your indie game.

  • Indie Game Demo - SuperYumYum Puzzle Adventures
  • 10/11/2010

    Super Yum Yum Puzzle Adventures is an indie game all about eating and pooping out babies! Well it’s not only about that, but strangely that is part of the experience.

  • Bad Science, good game - play it for free!
  • 08/11/2010

    EEW Gross! Scabs? Wounds and, oh god, I’m gonna be sick… Bad Science is an indie game that was developed over ten months by students at the University of Really Gross Things (also known as Queensland University of Technology) in Brisbane, Australia.