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Powet Alphabet: I is for Indie Games

Since the alphabet is the building block of our language, the Powet Alphabet is the building block of what makes us geeks.

indieNow I love the mainstream as much as anyone. Like most other gamers worth their salt, I get a rise out of blowing someone away in Halo, running a touchdown in Madden, and carjacking and gunning my way to 6 stars while playing Grand Theft Auto. The current state of video gaming is great, and with new advances in gameplay and graphical technology, it’s only going to get better. However, if you look closely, there is a movement going on beneath the surface. Not only is the mainstream taking strides forward, but so is the independent scene. In the past few years alone, many independently developed releases have become just as critically acclaimed as the biggest mainstream releases, and with indie titles being released on outlets such as Steam and Xbox Live, there is greater incentive than ever. Far from being simple mods, independently developed games often feature innovative gameplay mechanics and presentation. Lets look at some aspects of the independent scene, and hopefully some of you more creative poweteers will get some inspiration.
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Keep Playing: SHOOT 1UP!

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With very little cash in hand you can find interesting games hidden on Xbox Live. If you’re not ready to spend $15 on a “Summer of Arcade” title, this is probably your best bet for low budget gaming!

Shoot 1UP is available in the Xbox Live Indie Games channel for only 80 points, thats a dollar!

Developed by Mommy’s Best Games

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