K’NOSSOS Demo and Kickstarter

Check out the K’NOSSOS demo from Svarun Entertainment and consider supporting the Kickstarter for this surreal looking sci-fi point’n’click adventure game! Today is going to be a bit of a Kickstarter demo sort of week. This is because I have received some emails this past weekend regarding several different Kickstarter projects that feature demos, which […]

Ghostly Horizon Beta Registration (sort of)

The Ghostly Horizon beta test will hit in December, and you can follow the game on Steam now in order to get an invite to the beta test when it arrives! During the night, Death by Beta received an email from Markus Boberg and the Ghostly Horizon team regarding their incoming game, you guessed it, […]

Freeman: Star Edge Open Alpha (and Kickstarter)

KK Game Studio is running the Freeman: Star Edge open alpha, and you can help test out this new open world sci-fi RPG ahead of the game’s Kickstarter! So this early this morning we received an email from Tina Khristi over at KK Game Studio, and Tina was kind enough to share some info on […]

Gears of Eden Alpha Test

Cubit Games is ready to launch the Gears of Eden alpha, and you can still enroll for a chance to test out this sci-fi survival and exploration game! Back in December of last year, I mentioned that the Gears of Eden alpha registration was underway. Well, hopefully you signed up back then because it appears […]

GalaCollider Open Alpha Registration

NeoCrux will be running the GalaCollider open alpha this coming fall, so sign up in order to test out this incoming 4X strategy and collectible card game! It was only two days that I mentioned that collectible cards games appear to have succeeded MOBA in terms of a “me too!” development phase. It seems like […]

Valnir Rok Alpha

Valnir Rok, a new multiplayer viking-based survival sandbox game, has just been announced and you can sign up for the Valnir Rok alpha test that will start on August 4! So, as is my daily routine, I was eating breakfast this morning and perusing the gaming news sites when I noticed mention of Valnir Rok […]

Hyper Ultra Astronautics Open Alpha Test

FRACTiLE Games needs your help in testing out the Hyper Ultra Astronautics open alpha, so check out this Asteroid-esque game with local multiplayer! Let’s have a bit of an indie morning, shall we? Mikko Rytk√∂nen from FRACTiLE Games emailed Death by Beta this morning to tell us about Hyper Ultra Astronautics, a new top down […]

Battle Splash Open Alpha

Check out the Battle Splash open alpha, a new family friendly indie shooter that uses water physics and water weapons for combat! When I woke up this morning, I found an email in the Death by Beta inbox from Hung Mai, the co-founder of Dranya Studio in Vietnam. Hung Mai wanted us to know about […]

SOS Alpha Registration

Outpost Games is running the SOS alpha from June 26 to July 2, so sign up for a chance to test out this new competitive survival game! Ever hear the expression “it is not merely enough to succeed, one’s friends must also fail”? No? Well, that is what comes to mind every time I think […]

Raiders of the Broken Planet Closed Beta

MecurySteam is running a Raiders of the Broken Planet closed beta test on May 13 and 14, so sign up to test out this new 4v1 shooter! Here is an interesting piece of news that I noticed this morning via our friends at PCGamesN. It turns out that MercurySteam is going to be running a […]

The Rise of Mooncrest Demo

The Rise of Mooncrest demo is now available from Knightmayor, so give this tactical RPG a try ahead of the incoming Kickstarter campaign! Somewhere along the way I signed up for the emailing list of KnightMayor, an indie game development studio in Austin, Texas. At least, I guess so since I have been getting emails […]

Virtual Earth Online Open Beta

The Virtual Earth Online open beta is underway, and you can download the client now in order to your own block of online real estate and test the game! Update, April 6: VEO Games wanted us to let everyone know that they are currently running a “Build Off Competition” within the Virtual Earth Online open […]

Project Taurus Open Alpha Registration

Digital Graveyard is going to be running a Project Taurus open alpha soon. You can register up now for this online indie racing game! Let’s get indie for a moment! Yesterday, Edward Stephinson from Digital Graveyard to let us know that they are going to run an open alpha for their incoming Project Taurus. In […]

Decksplash Alpha Registration

The next Decksplash alpha testing event is coming up, and the deadline to register to test out this new skateboarding game is March 16! I seem to recall hearing about Decksplash previously but it appears I didn’t report on the last testing event. No matter, let me rectify that by telling you that the next […]

Overload Demo 2.0

The new Overload demo is now available for testing ahead of the early access test, so try out this crazy new six degree of freedom ship shooter! I fondly remember the original Descent games. They provided some crazy six-degress-of-freedom combat, although I can’t claim that I was ever any good at it. In any case, […]

Dynasty Feud Open Beta

Kaia Studios needs some testers for the Dynasty Feud open beta that fires up on March 10, so sign up in order to test out this new multiplayer brawler! Just a few minutes ago, Death by Beta received an email regarding Dynasty Feud, a new multiplayer brawler from the folks at Kaia Studios over in […]