Indie games set our gaming benchmark. AAA have to show that they are staying ahead. To say that indie gaming has undergone something of a revolution would be an understatement; like suggesting Half-Life 2’s ‘alright’, or a GTX Titan X is ‘decent’. Indie gaming has blasted off into the stratosphere, and it says it all when a game like Minecraft has outsold every Battlefield title combined.
The tables are turning, indie developers across the world are getting access to powerful game dev tools, creating lovingly designed 3D worlds, which put many AAA studios to shame. PC hardware is getting pushed more than ever before. Meteor Pixel’s Bushido: Legend of the Samurai is at the forefront of this, delivering stunning feudal warfare in beautiful, handcrafted environments. Within this series we’ll be looking at how a tiny studio is achieving great things, learning first-hand how anybody with the right know-how can begin making stunning indie games. [More]