The Best Humble Indie Bundle Yet Includes Bastion and Psychonauts
Posted by 1UP PC RSS feed [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 31 May 2012, 8:24 pm

The Humble Indie Bundles, which are sold for any price the customer decides, are great for a variety of reasons: They allow the spotlight to be placed upon a small number of indie games, they get games in the hands of gamers for almost no money (depending upon how generous they're feeling), and they support charity. While they may also devalue games, as they get gamers in the mindset of potentially being able to pay a single penny for a handful of games worth many, many times that, there are still clearly many upsides to them. With that in mind, the latest Humble Indie Bundle -- launched just earlier today -- might very well be the best we've ever seen.

Despite being referred to as The Humble Indie Bundle V, there have been more than four in the past when accounting for the Frozen Synapse, Frozenbyte, Introversion, and Android bundles, among others. The best of these, in my opinion, was the fourth one, which included Super Meat Boy, Jamestown, Bit Trip Runner, Shank, NightSky, and, for those who exceeded the average sale price, Cave Story+ and Gratuitous Space Battles. Soundtracks for these games ended up being released to buyers, too, as were the games included in the third Humble Bundle. Not too shabby.


· Older Entries >>

Show: [ALL] [NEWS] [BLOGS] [PODCASTS]

Updated Today:
A Casual Stroll to Modor [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Bethesda Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Bio Break [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Heartless Gamer [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Low Elo [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Massively [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
No Prisoners, No Mercy [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Star Wars: The Blog Republic [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
SWG with Yivvits & MrBubble [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Ten Ton Hammer Headlines [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
The Ancient Gaming Noob [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Tobold [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Welshtroll [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Wondrous Inventions [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Updated this Week:
Bioware TOR Dev Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
CrazyKinux's Musing [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
DDOcast [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Game Truth [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Gamers with Jobs [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Joystiq MMO [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
MMO Gamer Chick [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
MmoQuests.com [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Morphisat's Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Player Versus Developer [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Raph Koster [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
The Instance [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Troll Racials are Overpowered [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
WoW on TTH [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Write the Game [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Updated this Month:
A Green Mushroom [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
BestLeagueBlogNA [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Finding Fiero [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Joe Ludwig's Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Lost In The Grind [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
MMORPG.COM News [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Mystic Worlds [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Psychochild's Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Sweet Flag [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Terra Nova [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
The Old Republic News from Bioware [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
Zen of Design [HTML] [XML] [FULL]