Apple has added a new "Indie Game Showcase
" section on the App Store dedicated to games made by independent studios, reports MacStories
. The page promises to regularly highlight notable titles from indie developers, as well as their favorite games from other studios. For its inaugural showcase, Apple highlighted action-thriller game Device 6
from developer Simogo, which was chosen as a runner up for Game of the Year during Apple's Best of the iTunes Store 2013
Often made up of just a few dedicated members, independent studios prove that what really matters is the size of your dream. In each Indie Game Showcase, we celebrate a popular game and its creative team, highlighting the developer’s titles along with their favorite games from other studios.
Various indie games have seen a great amount of success on Apple's App Store since it first launched in 2008, with titles like Flappy Bird
, Doodle Jump
, and Fruit Ninja
becoming international hits. Popular indie titles made for other consoles have also begun appearing on iOS, with games such as Terraria
seeing releases on Apple's platform.