Many who think seriously about games see the future of the entire field coming from indie game developers. Indie games are nothing if not innovative, quirky and creative, and are likely paving the way for the future. Last weekend, Indiecade was held in Los Angeles, and we were all over it, but it wasn't all playing games. There were also interesting speeches, like the keynote below.
Click play to watch Richard Lemarchand, Lead Game Designer at Naughty Dog, give a history of the Indie gaming movement, from its birth on primitive computers and arcades, through the influence of alternative media and music, up to the present world of independent game development.