Five Games to Watch From the Heart of San Francisco

The City by the Bay is fast becoming a hotbed for independent game development. Discover five future hits from this young community.

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Game development can be a scary business. Whether you are a team of one or one thousand, the pressures of game design--fixing bugs, addressing fans, and dealing with nosy journalists--can be a lot to handle. Having some support from your peers can help prevent a lot of headaches.

Across the United States and around the globe, game development communities are taking shape and providing assistance for developers old and new. And, as with so many other creative pursuits, the city of San Francisco is once again at the forefront of this scene.

This week you will get a sneak peek at five games from the burgeoning Bay Area development community. Each day this week a new game will be revealed. On Saturday, take a behind-the-scenes look at what makes the San Francisco community so special--straight from the developers themselves. These reveals will happen at 11 a.m. Pacific time, so be sure to check back every day.

UPDATE: This feature is now complete with all five San Francisco indie selections. To cap it off, here is the promised interview round table with all five development teams. Thanks again to everyone who participated, and to you at home for reading. Now click on to learn more about the community these developers have helped build.

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