The Buzz: Epic Games cuts its revenue sharing from 70/30 to 88/12

This week's "The Buzz" rounds up reactions to Epic Games' decision to slice Unreal Engine licensing revenue sharing by over half (favoring creators), as well as Nintendo's plans on releasing 20-30 indie games a week on Switch.

Epic Games shares the love with its Unreal Engine creative community

Epic Games shocked the industry with its incredibly generous rev-share slash in favor of Unreal Engine's creators. And Twitter couldn't be happier.

Nintendo opens the indie flood gates on Switch

Nintendo, on the other hand, has decided to make discoverability worse on the Switch by announcing that it will be releasing 20-30 games... a week.

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Amanda has been meandering around the game journosphere since 2010, mostly covering indie games, culture, and industry news. These days, she talks about the business of making games through a critical cultural lens. She adores RPGs, weird narrative indie games, and strategy games that take forever to learn. Amanda is also the editor-in-chief of SuperParent. You can find her on Twitter as @AmandaFarough or you can email her at

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