Published on June 12th, 2012 | by Cameron Woolsey, Editor-in-Chief0
Indie Game The Movie Releases, Kicks Ass in the iTunes Charts
What happens when ambitious film makers with a hefty budget set out to chronicle the lives of independent game developers? Indie Game The Movie happens.
Coming from the minds of James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot, IGTM follows the designers behind such indie games as Super Meat Boy and Fez. The documentary is a heartfelt approach to revealing the hardships that go behind every hour spent and every line of code written by these dedicated and talented independent developers.
Earlier today the movie was released onto the ‘net to immediate success.
In fact, as of this posting, the IGTM twitter has revealed that the movie has already cracked the top 20 U.S. iTunes charts.
Indie Game: The Movie just cracked the top 20 in the US iTunes charts…and its a documentary!! …that doesn’t feature Banksy or Al Gore
— Indie Game:The Movie (@indiegamemovie) June 13, 2012
The movie has also garnished high praise from some of the top movie reviewers around.
I would also like to point out that a in the movie a developer quotes our very own Greg Bargas regarding his Super Meat Boy review at around 58 minutes in. So if you’re going to watch the film, look out for the quote!
The price is $9.99 and right now there are several ways to purchase the movie. First is through iTunes at the App Store. You can also grab the movie directly off the official website or download the app at the Steam marketplace.
If you download and watch the movie let us know what you think. Also, send your fond thanks to the IGTM twitter for giving due props to some of the hardest working developers in our community.