Indie devs, know your limits

Indie devs, know your limits

At Nordic Game this afternoon Nathan Vella, co-founder and president of Toronto indie Capybara Games, shared with the audience his belief on how downloadable games should be marketed. In an honest, modest and cheerily profane talk, Vella whittled down the tough business of promoting games in an increasingly crowded space, on a shoestring, to a five-step process. One of the main themes, though, was that indie devs should know their limits.

Nordic Game preview

Nordic Game preview

Next week, the Nordic Game conference returns for a ninth year, based as always in Malmo, Sweden. While luminaries from the region's ever-increasing number of game studios will of course be present, the conference maintains its global focus, with a list of speakers containing some of the biggest names in videogame development. Edge will be in attendance, with news, session reports and tweets from our man on the ground; below you'll find a few selected highlights from the conference schedule.

Nordic Game Conference Schedule Announced

Nordic Game Conference Schedule Announced

Organisers of the annual Nordic Game conference have announced the full schedule for the 2011 event, to be held next month in Malmo, Sweden.Keynote speakers include Prince Of Persia creator Jordan Mechner, Ed Fries, co-founder of the Xbox Project, and Brandon Boyer, chairman of the Independent Games Festival, which runs as part of the annual Game Developers Conference.