- 1 What happened to IndieBox?
- 2 Whats IndieBox?
- 3 What is the most successful indie video game?
- 4 Are indie games too cheap?
- 5 Are indie games better than AAA?
- 6 Why are indie games so good?
- 7 What indie game should I play?
- 8 How much do indie games earn?
- 9 How much do indie games cost to buy?
- 10 How much is an average indie game?
What happened to IndieBox?
With a heavy heart, we are announcing the end of an incredible journey of creating collector’s edition PC games through our IndieBox subscription service. Concluding with the shipping of Torchlight II: The Collector’s Edition, IndieBox will be shutting down its subscription service.
IndieBox is a subscription service that delivers collector’s edition versions of indie games to your door every month. Each IndieBox contains a Steam and DRM-free copy of a high-quality indie game, packed in a big Collector’s Box, with a color manual, original soundtrack, and much more.
What is the most successful indie video game?
Minecraft. Markus Alexej Persson, more famously known as Notch, is the creator of Minecraft, the most wildly successfully indie game of all time.
Are indie games too cheap?
Indie games are absolutely too cheap. Many don’t make enough to cover costs, causing teams to go broke. The median sales of a game is only 21,000 copies at $9, and it costs upwards of $260,000, and not many people can afford to spend $60k to make art, especially indie artists.
Are indie games better than AAA?
However, because in indie games what’s most important is creativity, developer and art teams are much smaller than those the typical studios used to create AAA titles, so in most cases indie games will have errors, bugs, bad spelling, unfinished parts, bad programming, memory leaks, and in general they are lower
Why are indie games so good?
Original Art, Story, and Characters. It gets tiring to play games that have the same type of style, characters, and stories. Indie studios can afford to take risks with games. That’s why you’ll see indie games that have a huge emphasis on art and story.
What indie game should I play?
The best indie games are:
- Disco Elysium.
- Among Us.
- Fall Guys.
- Untitled Goose Game.
- Telling Lies.
- Hypnospace Outlaw.
- The Witness.
How much do indie games earn?
The majority (median 25 percent) of their games earn from $1,000 to $10,000. If you’re lucky, you’ll be in the next 20 percent above that, earning from $10k to 100k. But you’re more likely in the quarter below, earning only $100 to $1,000.
How much do indie games cost to buy?
It’s immediately clear that majority of the indie games price themselves under $10 and often under $5. By pricing your game $4.99, you are immediately competing with most other indie games.
How much is an average indie game?
Over 50% of indie games never make more than $4,000. These games never generate enough revenue to cover the development time and other costs. An average indie game makes $3,947 (this is actually median, average is not a good measure as it’s significantly distorted by top earners).