Forbes reports “Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and NVIDIA have always been known as companies heavily focused on improving the gaming experience for their customers. This includes offering some of the fastest GPUs as well as the quality software to make using them even better. Both companies spend untold amounts of money on helping developers build better games with their own developer support programs. NVIDIA’s Game Works and AMD’s GPUOpen are designed to improve the quality and experience in games. However, programs like Game Works and GPUOpen are technical assistance and generally only help the game from a technical and visual sense. While some independent developers can use things like Game Works and GPUOpen, there are other ways that both companies can help indie game developers.
NVIDIA’s Indie Spotlight Program is designed to help extend NVIDIA’s support to the company’s marketing outlets and social networks audience. As a result, GeForce gamers get the benefit of discovering new and interesting games, because NVIDIA hand picks the best indie games and shares them with the public. NVIDIA is kicking off their Indie Spotlight Program with two games: Hard Reset Redux from Gambitious and Dead by Daylight from Starbreeze Studios. NVIDIA’s program is already having the intended effect…I hadn’t heard of either games but am seriously considering both after watching the trailers.” Read More