E3 2013: Indie Developers Continue to Choose PlayStation

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44w ago - Sony Vice President of Developer and Publisher Relations Adam Boyes announced today during that E3 2013 that Indie developers are continuing to choose PlayStation.

Fron the announcement, to quote: We just wrapped up the PlayStation E3 press conference where we reaffirmed our mantra: We're For Gamers.

We also reaffirmed our dedication to independent developers and their ability to self-publish on PlayStation. We've increased our efforts in a huge way to bring unique gaming experiences to PlayStation platforms, and as we just revealed, we have an excellent lineup of games coming to the PlayStation 4 from the indie development community. Let's take a look at some of those titles:

Transistor

When Supergiant Games unveiled Transistor in March I was smitten. When I played it at PAX East I was in love (I MAY have skipped the 4 hour line to check out the game. Supergiant's newest game has all the style, mystery and flare we have come to expect from the creators of Bastion.

I look forward to unraveling Red's journey through the City. We have been eager to work with Supergiant and are happy to announce that Transistor will make its console debut on PlayStation 4. Welcome to the PlayStation family, Supergiant Games. We're excited to have you.

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Videos: GDC 2013 Wrap-up: Indie Developers Pick PS4, PS3, PS Vita

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55w ago - Sony Developer and Publisher Relations Vice President Adam Boyes is here with the GDC 2013 wrap-up videos stating that indie developers are choosing PS4, PS3 and PS Vita gaming consoles.

To quote: To reintroduce myself, I am the vice president of publisher and developer relations for SCEA, which is a fancy way of saying that I'm working day-in and day-out with my team here to get the world's best and brightest developers to bring their great gaming experiences to all of our PlayStation platforms.

Since my last post, I've joined SCEA and expanded the incredible team that focuses on fostering relationships with publishers and developers that share our goal of bringing the best games to you, the PlayStation community. With that said, the publisher and developer relations team has exciting news to deliver tonight.

During this year's Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco, our team has put a strong focus on independent game developers. This evening, we collaborated with the PlayStation Network team to host a PlayStation Indie Arcade event, where we gave hands-on demos for more than 25 indie games that are coming to all PlayStation platforms. Our goal is to continue to work with the independent developer community to provide fantastic games you can't find anywhere else.

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Video: Journey and PSN Indie Developers at Comic-Con Panel

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142w ago - ThatGameCompany President and co-founder Kellee Santiago has shared some video footage today of Journey and PSN Indie developers at this year's Comic-Con panel below.

To quote: I wanted to share this highlight reel from the panel Jenova Chen and myself were on last week at Comic-Con (it was the first time attending for both of us!). We had a great time interacting with new and old fans, as we also had a playable demo in the main exhibit hall at the Sony PlayStation booth.

We gave away a bunch of Journey t-shirts as well, so if you are one of those people, please show us a photo of you wearing it on our Facebook page - we love when our players represent! And if you weren't able to get a shirt at the show, follow us on Facebook for more chances to win one.





The panel at Comic Con was hosted by independent developer, Nathan Vella of Capybara Games, and featured other indie PSN developers Mike Burns, President of Fuel Entertainment (Sideway), Ulf Anderson, Overkill Software & Co-Creator of Payday, and Vander Caballero, Creative Director of Minority, Inc. (Papo & Yo).

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