Affectionately known as "indies," these developers and their eccentric games are now sought after by the biggest names in the industry.
GameFly Streaming now available for Amazon Fire TV devices.
When it comes to setting themselves apart, small studios have one especially effective tool in their arsenal.
The current Humble Indie Bundle has added three more primo games to its line-up.
Even with other avenues for attention, indie developers need gaming's most mainstream summit to earn mass market exposure and time under the spotlight.
Square Enix has quietly launched a ported version of the original 1996 Tomb Raider on the iTunes app store, with support for third-party controllers.
Microsoft has said that it won't be changing the rules for the Xbox One: there's still no self publishing on Xbox Live Arcade.
Five games have been officially announced for the PlayStation 4, including the fourth game in the Killzone series, Killzone: Shadow Fall.
Sony's PS4 event left us asking plenty of questions. Which games are PS4 exclusives? Which are PS3 games? And which are both?
Disney says it plans to make a series of "Star Wars" spin-off movies following individual characters. Who should go first?