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  • Humble Bundle Switches To Steam-Like Region-Based Pricing For The Humble Store

    Humble Bundle Switches To Steam-Like Region-Based Pricing For The Humble Store

    Video game store Humble Bundle announced that the Humble Store has switched to more traditional Steam-like prices, with different prices depending on your region. European customers will have to pay more for some games if the publisher chooses to set higher prices in Europe. Humble Bundle is mostly known for its Humble Indie Bundles and smaller weekly bundles. So far, Humble Bundle has mostly… Read More

  • Humble Bundle Goes Head To Head Against Steam With The New Humble Store

    Humble Bundle Goes Head To Head Against Steam With The New Humble Store

    Slowly but surely, Humble Bundle is expanding its offering to cover all your indie gaming needs. After the indie bundles and the smaller weekly bundles, the startup just opened the Humble Store. As the name suggests, the new store allows you to purchase individual games just like you would on Steam or gog.com — but there’s a twist. There are only nine games currently available on… Read More

  • YC-Backed Humble Bundle Launches Pay-What-You-Want Weekly Deals, Starting With Bastion

    YC-Backed Humble Bundle Launches Pay-What-You-Want Weekly Deals, Starting With Bastion

    The Humble Bundles have been an amazing deal for gamers. Today, the company behind the bundles announced that they would introduce a new weekly sale, in addition to the usual bundles that happen every month or so. Everything else remains the same — pay what you want to get DRM-free downloads of indie games that work on Windows, Mac and Linux. A small customizable part of every sale goes… Read More

  • Ubuntu Fans: Humble Bundle Games Are Now Available In The Software Center

    Ubuntu Fans: Humble Bundle Games Are Now Available In The Software Center

    If you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you might be excused for not knowing about this Humble Bundle thing. As a long-time Linux user, the Humble Bundles have always been of interest to me, and I’ve always tried to support them financially. It’s also always been interesting to me that Linux users typically pay more for the Bundles than their Windows… Read More

  • New Humble Bundle Tries Different Pricing Tack

    New Humble Bundle Tries Different Pricing Tack

    If you’ve watched the gaming world at all over the last year or so, you’re probably aware of the Humble Bundle, a charity-orientated promotion where you pay what you want for a few standout indie titles. The few so far have had a great reception, raising millions for charity (EFF and Child’s Play). A new one has just launched with acclaimed strategy shooter Frozen Synapse as… Read More

  • Humble Indie Bundle 2 Available, Now With Y Combinator Backing

    Humble Indie Bundle 2 Available, Now With Y Combinator Backing

    You may remember the Humble Indie Bundle from May, which was a sort of experiment in payment, trends, and distribution. It was extremely successful, raising quite a lot of money for the EFF, Child’s Play, and of course the developers themselves. Now, just in time for the holidays, a new bundle is being offered with similar terms, and it’s just as tempting. One new wrinkle is that… Read More

  • Humble Indie Bundle breaks $1,000,000!

    Humble Indie Bundle breaks $1,000,000!


    You probably remember the Humble Indie Bundle we posted a few days back when it was just starting out. Little did we know how huge it was destined to be! A million dollars raised for the developers, the EFF, and Child’s Play ($321,295 went to the charities). And now that it has hit a million, the source code for several of the games has been released! They’ve extended the deal by… Read More

  • "Humble Indie Bundle" lets you pay what you want for a stellar lineup

    "Humble Indie Bundle" lets you pay what you want for a stellar lineup

    The indie game scene has been blowing up in recent years along with a wealth of blogs and communities surrounding the sub-industry. Even “major” indie games, however, still get overlooked if they don’t have a console release, and as a consequence a number of excellent games get passed up and some really ingenious developers don’t get the compensation they deserve. Read More