PlayStation's Gone Indie; Is this the Future of Gaming?

Virtual Katz Writes: So far, GDC, or the Game Developers Conference, has been rather slow to this point in showing us anything that we really didn’t already know. Which if you think about it is a pretty big bummer considering this was the conference where we saw the first Xbox and the tech behind it, among other highlights over the years. Microsoft has totally skipped this year’s GDC, and there really aren’t any new games being shown off, really, it hasn’t been much of a spectacle at all honestly. With the exception of one tidbit of information and that is coming from the corner of Sony, who yet again is dropping some info about the PlayStation 4 with some Vita love sprinkled in as well. When looking at Next-Gen, to this point, we have seen Sony throw blow after blow at the competition and drive home that they are gunning for the crown this time around. So when Sony announced a slew of Indie games that are heading to the PlayStation 3, Vita, and soon the PlayStation 4, people natura...

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NYC_Gamer1696d ago

The indie developers have more passion plus move forward with creativity and fresh ideas

abzdine1695d ago

nicely said!!

Nobody said PlayStation's gone ONLY indie. Indie developers carry the future of the industry and they will for sure bring fresh ideas to this industry which tends to always bring the same thing over and over. It's a great investment in the long run!

ichimaru1696d ago (Edited 1696d ago )

let's hope they have. I also want to see major devs thrive, it's a balance I think. indie devs offer imagination and work that usually attend from what they live aside games themselves, while big names have the budget and renown to continue blockbuster grade franchises.

fOrlOnhOpe571695d ago

Sony are going to swamp gamers with what they

Cam9771695d ago

No it hasn't. We still have big-budget titles such as TLOU, Beyond and more. The recent surge in Indie games is merely to balance it out.

b_one1695d ago

indie devs are mostly tired of working for some major corps, they want fresh air. so its good to have them onboard and let them try more, also those games cost less in production i supose... and if we will allow for alpha program on playstation store then we can support them more activelly - like kickstarter.

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