The 2015 Grimmys: Developer of the Year

This team went way above and beyond just releasing a game this year. How we chose the winner/finalists for Developer of the Year – Starting at 2:17:53 Psyonix (Rocket League) Success certainly gets you attention. Developing a great game definitely makes you worthy of that attention. Developing a great and successful game does come with some burdens though… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Indie Developer of the Year

The independent developer that impressed us the most this year. Deconstructeam – Gods Will Be Watching We have nothing but respect for Deconstructeam’s dedication to God Will Be Watching’s design. Even the perfect plan can break due to unforeseen circumstances. Knock the difficulty down and the game will break you in different ways. Not all… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Indie Developer of the Year

The independent developer that impressed us the most this year. Suspicious Developments – Gunpoint The only word we keep coming back to describe Tom Francis/Suspicious Developments work on Gunpoint is – inspirational. Thankfully, he has even provided a breakdown of his development process for the game. Gunpoint is just about as tight as puzzle platformers… Continue reading

The 2012 Grimmys: Indie Developer of the Year

The independent developer that impressed us the most this year. Klei Entertainment – Mark of the Ninja Klei Entertainment continues to pump out quality 2D titles, but Mark of the Ninja finally saw the quality of its gameplay match the already high bar established by Klei’s visual style. One of the biggest surprises of the… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Indie Developer of the Year

While we still love the high end gameplay of AAA developers, their idea pool has gotten a bit stagnant as of late. Fortunately for gamers everywhere, the little guys have come in force to produce games based on outside the box ideas that may just become genre standards in the near future. The Nominees Min Max Games (Space Pirates and… Continue reading