4171 posts since 18/05/09
I feel like they are a nice bonus.
10368 posts since 01/12/13
Depends on the importance to whom and for what purpose.
Indie games aren't some cool new invention. They are the inevitable compromise of a growing gaming industry. It's not like there could be a world where they not exist.
My first Unbiased Review!
<--Click on the cheeky bunneh! Or this one!-->
1432 posts since 22/06/12
I quite enjoy indies (or smaler, downloadable games that are not indie). It gives a nice balance to big budget games and can be a ton of fun.
3013 posts since 01/10/07
It seems that this gen they are more important than ever, filling in gaps left by major parties. Sonys "less AAA" comment was pretty telling to me as to how many less major disc base releases we will be seeing compared to the previous gen.
17285 posts since 02/03/14
They are insignificant. The gaming industry would be no worse of if they didn't exist.
5131 posts since 25/05/07
As my most favorite genre (see sig) is considered indie these days, indie games are the most important ones to me.
12491 posts since 16/10/11
on 19 July 2014
Not important to me at all. I've only seen a few catch my eye so far.
There is much talk, and I have listened, through rock and metal and time. Now I shall talk, and you shall listen. - Gravemind (Halo)
Add me on Xbox Live: SoDecimated
Add me on PSN: Noctis_Stella_20
5531 posts since 07/08/08
on 19 July 2014
I've played a decent number of indies and most of the best ones hardly hold a candle to larger budget titles. Most of the indies I've played were considered to be the gems of indie games. Indie titles are cheap, and well, you get what you pay for. Some genres are lacking in games, so indie games do fill those gaps if you want to play new games in a specific genre, but even then they leave a lot to be desired.,