Vote to Include Indie Games in "Best of 2010" Xbox LIVE Dashboard Promotion

Thursday, December 30, 2010
By: Matthew Doucette

Once again, fighting for Xbox LIVE Indie Game rights.

Microsoft has launched a very cool "Best of 2010" Xbox LIVE dashboard promotion, but has failed to include Xbox LIVE Indie Games (XBLIG):

Here's the spotlight tab.

Here's the "Best of 2010" promotion.

Inside the promotion, here's the highlights.

Xbox LIVE Arcade.

Game Add-Ons.

Games on Demand.

Avatar items (not games).


TV Shows.

And that's it.

Where's the Xbox LIVE Indie Games?

Where are all the Indie Games?!

To vote, visit my Microsoft Connect issue (requires a free Connect account):




About the Author: I am Matthew Doucette of Xona Games, an award-winning indie game studio that I founded with my twin brother. We make intensified arcade-style retro games. Our business, our games, our technology, and we as competitive gamers have won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Our business has won $190,000 in contests. Our games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, have won game contests, and have held 3 of the top 5 rated spots in Japan of all Xbox LIVE indie games. Our game engines have been awarded for technical excellence. And we, the developers, have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions -- relating to the games we make. Read about our story, our awards, our games, and view our blog.