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Indie Links Round-Up: Bunnies, Puppets, Sweden

OvergrowthHere’s a handful of links to indie coverage across the web, today’s collection includes Wolfire Games chatting about Overgrowth, Tommy Refenes chatting and getting his game pulled from the App Store, and the story behind how Clover dev Binary Tweed got the name.

Bunny Brawler: Wolfire Talk Overgrowth (RPS)
“It’s time to talk about cute animals kicking each other to death. We haven’t covered upcoming indie action game Overgrowth much on RPS, which is a sad side-effect of its much-adored precursor Lugaru arriving before the Hivemind had coalesced into being. Let’s correct that now.”

Machinarium Creator Working On Fantasy Puppet Film (GSW)
“As you’ll see in this trailer, Machinarium creator and Amanita Design founder Jakub Dvorský’s talents aren’t limited to game development.”

GDC 2010: No More Giggles (TIGSource)
“A week after Tommy Refenes (Super Meat Boy) declared the Apple App Store to be the Tiger Electronics handheld of this generation (part of the Indie Game Maker Rant session), Apple has removed his zit-popping game Zits & Giggles from the App Store.”

Announcement: Nordic Game Indie Night, Presenters (Indie Games)
“The Nordic Game Indie Night is a one-day event that is held on the eve of the Nordic Game 2010 Conference, which runs from the 28th to 30th of April in Slagthuset, Malmö, Sweden. The event kicks off with a two-hour long presentation by developers, with Jonatan “cactus” Söderström and Nicklas “Nifflas” Nygren already confirmed as speakers for the evening.”

What’s In A Name: Binary Tweed (Joystiq)
“Every once in a while, we bring you the story of how a developer or publisher settled on the name for their company. Today we bring you the harrowing tale of Binary Tweed, the developer behind Clover: A Curious Tale.”