“Call me when you’re on Switch.” I think this sign at the Double Fine “Day of the Devs” booth may have single-handedly captured the indie game mood at GDC.
Features Editor, Kotaku. Japanese curry aficionado. Author of the books Power-Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life and Final Fantasy V from Boss Fight Books.
Indie devs need to go for all the gusto they can grab right now, because in another year or two - as the Switch’s library is populated with more Nintendo/Japanese/etc. titles - this sort of frothing demand for indies simply won’t exist anymore.
The indie gold rush on both the PlayStation 3 and 360 came to an end eventually. This will, too.