Blitz 1UP

Giving indie developers a boost


  • Indie Game: The Movie
  • 21/09/2010

    You may have heard about Indie Game: The Movie when it was bouncing around on

  • Explosionade! Just like Mommy used to make...
  • 21/09/2010

    It's just like lemonade, but with EXPLOSIONS.Mommy's Best Games, developer of the awesome Weapon of Choice and Top Ten rated XBLIG shooter Shoot1UP have announced that they're releasing a whole new game to XBLIG by the 25 of September!All your friends are storming the Horronym Fortress but Colonel Bouche left you to guard the supply depot.

  • Location Based Competition
  • 14/09/2010

    Got a great idea for a location based game? Fancy getting 10,000 Euros to develop it further?Future Position X and Locamotive AB, in association with Nordic Game Program, have announced an international contest for the best Location Based Game Concept.

  • Not Enough Indie Competitions?
  • 03/09/2010

    Indie development competitions seem to be the new hotness right now - everyone and their mothers seem to be running them.

  • Developers Go Indie, Everyone Wins
  • 27/08/2010

    Wired have posted interviews from three games industry veterans/teams who have left big publishers to go indie and are making it work.

  • FIB, Sophie Houlden and Ludum Dare 18
  • 26/08/2010

    We were going to come on here and post a nice time-lapse of a game being made at Ludum Dare 18, and we still are, but first we wanted to give kudos to Sophie Houlden.

  • 2011 Indie Game Challenge - win $100,000
  • 25/08/2010

    The second annual Indie Game Challenge is now taking submissions for 2011.

  • Big List of Game Development Resources
  • 24/08/2010 posted up a massive list of game development resources.

  • Usability for the iPad
  • 23/08/2010

    A few months back Nielsen Norman Group, released a 93 page report detailing usability for the iPad.

  • Size Doesn't Matter, It's How You Use It.
  • 20/08/2010

    On August 17th a number of indie game developers got together and agreed to blog about a single topic “Size Doesn’t Matter”.