The rise of indie games

With the video game industry looming large over the once impenetrable Hollywood, parallels are beginning to develop between the two. Though both have their blockbusters, a "God of War" or "Halo" for every "Dark Knight" or "Iron Man," the video game industry had rare equivalents to what can be considered an art-house film.

The likes of "Okami" were few and far between, but this was mainly due to the massive budget required of games regardless of their target audience. As production costs continue to rise, the likelihood of this budding enterprise would fall to the wayside, but technology has enabled developers on string budgets to try their hand on console games.

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