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Kate Edwards will head the Global Game Jam indie group

The Global Game Jam announced that the outspoken video games industry veteran Kate Edwards has joined the organization as executive director. Edwards will lead and community outreach for the nonprofit group, as well as oversee administration, programs, and strategic direction. Edwards served as executive director for the International Game Developers …

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Merge Games turns 10, launches $4 million indie fund

Publisher Merge Games is starting a $4 warchest to help the funding and advertising of indie titles. Merge Games is based Manchester, England. The company is celebrating its 10th anniversary by opening this new fund. “It has always been fresh ideas that have made the business thrive and that’s why …

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Rokit launches $50 million indie game development fund

The Rokit Group of Companies has launched Rokit Games, a $50 million game development fund, to support independent developers of mobile and console games. Rokit, which makes smartphones, will act as both an angel investor and gap investor for startup game developers in return for equity. The Los Angeles company …

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Xbox Game Pass just got a bunch of new indie games

Microsoft held its second ID@Xbox Game Pass Showcase today. As part of that broadcast, the publisher revealed that it has a deluge of new indie games coming to its Xbox Game Pass subscription service for both Xbox One and PC. The company is laser focused on getting people to subscribe …

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