With the possibility of an Indie World Showcase announcement soon, we would like to ask our readers, what do you love about indie games? It seems there are qualities that stand out in the indie genre compared to bigger titles. Here’s a few reasons why I love indie games.
I believe indie games really broaden their audience by taking the biggest risk compared to most AAA games. For example, metroidvanias are big in the indie community. There are games like Guacamelee and Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom that really stick out compared to your typical metroidvania. These two don’t feel like your average dark, serious metroidvania and are not the only indies to give this genre light and humor. Guacamelee feels structured like Super Metroid, but when it comes down to it, Guacamelee stands out with its change of combat, where attack combos are very important for progression…
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