The documentary film 'Us and the Game Industry' promises to explore the motivations of indie developers like thatgamecompany. How do we navigate this era of rebellious entertainment?
This article titled “Us and the Game Industry – how indie games are the new counter-culture” was written by Keith Stuart, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 12th March 2012 15.53 UTC
Something important is happening with games at the moment. It has nothing to do with the blockbusting mainstream success of Modern Warfare 3. It isn’t about the increasing convergence of Hollywood movies and Triple AAA interactive entertainment. It is about a quiet revolution in the indie sector, where small studios and even lone developers create offbeat subjective titles rather than noisy mega-bucks shoot-’em-ups.