"What's the state of Nintendo's indie program? Earlier this year, Dan Adelman -- who had long been the company's most prominent booster of independent developers -- left Nintendo after a long period of public silence.
In the wake of that, we began to wonder: What is Nintendo doing for independent developers? What does it want to see on its platforms?
Nintendo has a reputation for being closed off -- and it's clearly earned that reputation. But some of independent developers, like Renegade Kid's Jools Watsham (Mutant Mudds) have spoken about just how easy and rewarding it is to work with the company."