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Hinterland’s Head on the Rise of Indie Game Popularity: Gamers Are Tired of the AAA Approach and Are Interested in Unconventional Genres

The year 2024 was marked by the release of numerous indie hits on Steam: Palworld, Manor Lords, Content Warning, Balatro, Backpack Battles, and others. Some of these successes were quite a surprise. Raphael van Lierop, the founder and CEO of Hinterland, the studio that developed The Long Dark, listed possible reasons for the indie boom on LinkedIn.