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Affectionately known as "indies," these developers and their eccentric games are now sought after by the biggest names in the industry.
Mozilla has new partnerships to carry its browser-based OS to high-growth, low-cost markets like Indonesia where iOS and Android are vulnerable. Also: more power at the same price from Alcatel and ZTE, the first LTE Firefox OS phone, and a 7-inch tablet.
Indie developer Phil Fish has announced the cancellation of Fez II and his retirement from making games after a vicious Twitter argument with game critic Marcus Beer.
Developer Phil Fish of Polytron has confirmed that Fez 2 will not be coming to the Xbox One over Microsoft's refusal to allow indie developers to self-publish.
Polytron shows off a see-through smartphone, but the limitations of modern technology still stand in the way.
A video of a transparent smartphone prototype raises hopes for the technology to arrive as early as this year.
Some of the spring's best video games are independent and inexpensive download-only titles.