Independent Games Festival media sponsor and North American game publisher Moondance Games has begun shipping its officially IGF-sanctioned PC game compilation Independent Games
to U.S. retailers, featuring a number of full versions and demonstration builds of games previously featured in the Independent Games Festival.
Previously IGF-entered games featured on the compilation include full versions of Dark Horizons Lore, Global Defense Network, Rocketbowl
and Strange Adventures In Infinite Space
, as well as demo versions of Gish, Creatrix
The Independent Games
compilation, which retails for $30, also includes significant game contributions from long-time IGF entrants Digital Eel, Chronic Logic and Large Animal Games, and is expected to be available in further retail outlets over the next few weeks.
The compilation includes titles from last year's IGF, but the 2006 IGF competition has recently announced finalists
, with the contenders for this year's $20,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize including Introversion's cult action-strategy title Darwinia
, Ankama's French strategy-RPG MMO Dofus
, Grubby Games' fiendish puzzle platform game Professor Fizzwizzle
, Digital Eel's innovative 'short' space exploration title Weird Worlds: Return To Infinite Space
, and Pocketwatch Games' ecosystem-building title Wildlife Tycoon: Venture Africa