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Kôna has you conduct an investigation in the 1970s Northern Quebec

September 22, 2015 / Posted in: Indie Games Level Up!

Kôna has you conduct an investigation in the 1970s Northern Quebec

Kôna is a video game in which the hero must investigate the disappearance of a copper mine owner and local inhabitants in the 1970s Northern Quebec. In an interview, producer Alexandre Fiset explains the challenges of reaching an international audience... read more

Leap of Fate: developing a new tablet control scheme for fast gameplay

August 11, 2015 / Posted in: Indie Games Level Up!

Leap of Fate: developing a new tablet control scheme for fast gameplay

Can a tablet control scheme be as effective as a PC or console control scheme? Montreal indie games studio Clever-Plays showed they were up to the task by creating new controls for mobile that makes superfast gameplay possible. .. read more

Moon Hunters: when success rhymes with freedom

July 21, 2015 / Posted in: Indie Games Level Up!

Moon Hunters: when success rhymes with freedom

Moon Hunters, a role-playing video game from Montreal studio Kitfox Games, will be coming out in 2016, yet it has already received considerable attention. The game’s creative director, Tanya Short, reveals the key to this success... read more

Secret Ponchos: How to Create a Polished Indie Game From Home

June 30, 2015 / Posted in: Indie Games Level Up!

Secret Ponchos: How to Create a Polished Indie Game From Home

Vancouver indie studio Switchblade Monkeys proved that it’s possible to create a highly polished indie game with a small team working from home... read more

Arena Cyber Evolution: reinventing the MOBA

June 09, 2015 / Posted in: Indie Games Level Up!

Arena Cyber Evolution: reinventing the MOBA

In this third episode of Indie Games Level Up! we talk to Montreal’s Spearhead Games about Arena: Cyber Evolution... read more