iPad: Death for Indie Developers?

iPhone Gamer Blog writes, "I'm worried. One of the best parts of the App Store is that small, indie developers are able to make a huge impact when it comes to the gaming landscape. They are able to do this for a number of reasons. First, the iPhone/iPod Touch is fairly easy to develop for when compared to a PC or a Mac. Everyone is using the same operating system and system specifications. Secondly, many of the large developers are just now dipping their feet into the mobile platform. This is especially true when you compare EA's smaller offerings on the iPhone when compared to consoles. "

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Dev8 ing3241d ago

PC is even easier than iPad and itouch. Any idiot can make a flash game. Objective-C takes a bit longer to learn. Indie developers will be the death of Indie developers as the market saturation on the iPod touch will attest to. When everyone can make games, everyone does and you just end up with a lot of crap to sift through to find something good.

iphonegamerblog3241d ago

There is no doubt. It is getting harder already for people to get the word out about their indie games that are of actual quality. We reviewed an indie puzzle game called Relix a few weeks ago. Great game. But it is getting killed in sales by beer and fart apps.