Earlier this month, the folks behind the Xbox Live Indie Games Winter Uprising went at it again with their announcement of a Summer version of their promotion. After plenty of submissions and subsequent determination, eight titles have been chosen to represent the best of what XBLIG has to offer. T.E.C. 3001, Speedrunner HD, Raventhorne, Take Arms, Train Frontier Express, Cute Things Dying Violently, Doom and Destiny and Battle High: San Bruno comprise the initial lineup and two more titles will complete the list after a community vote in early August. Stay tuned to the official website on August 1, 2011 when the voting starts and August 22 when the everything kicks off.
The full press release can be found right after the jump.
The Summer Uprising 8 developer selections have been chosen!
On Sunday July 27th, the final votes for the 8 developer selections for the Indie Games Summer Uprising finally arrived, and with that we gladly announce those who will headline the promotion:
T.E.C. 3001 Speedrunner HD
Raventhorne Take Arms
Train Frontier Express Cute Things Dying Violently
Doom and Destiny Battle High: San Bruno
Community is requested! From Monday, August 1st – Sunday August 14th, fans will have the opportunity to choose two (2) titles that they would like to see as part of the promotion on any of the remaining candidates from the IGSU entries page. Voting will take place on the IGSU Facebook page. Winners will be announced during the #IGSU Twitter chat.
The #IGSU Twitter Chat will be held on Tuesday Aug 16th – 9PM EST, and the gaming community will have the ability to speak directly with the developers, organizers, and journalists in a roundtable style chat. As mentioned before, the two winners from the fan vote will be announced at this time as well.
Indie Games Uprising Summer Schedule:
August 1st – August 15th: Community voting for 2 additional titles they would most like to play
Tues Aug 16th – 9PM EST: IGSU Developer Twitter chat, community winners announced
August 22nd – September 2nd: Promotion and release of 8 developer and 2 community voted titles