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Now Loading…Why Do Some People Not Consider Indie Games “Real” Games?

May 24, 2017 Written by Alex Co

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While there’s a significant amount of games released each month, not all of them are AAA big-budget titles; some are smaller, more intimate affairs made by small studios, which are most commonly referred to as “indie games.”

For some reason or another, some gamers don’t see indie games as “real” games. When people complain that there’s “nothing to play,” that usually means there’s no AAA game out, even if there’s a multitude of indie games out in the same time frame. Why do some gamers not consider indie games as real games? Check out what the staff thinks in this week’s edition of Now Loading.

Do you see indie games as real games? Why do you think some people don’t and what can developers do to remedy this way of thinking? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Now Loading is a recurring staff-driven feature where PlayStation LifeStyle discusses anything video game-related under the sun (yes, even non-Sony platforms).

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