Why Do Indie Devs Love 2D Platformers?

It's never been more apparent how much of a meme the "indie darling 2D platformer" has become than when you're personally working on one. Devs from PAX Rising 2017 official selection From Light take a quick look at the reasons developers tend to choose this genre over others, why it's still the case in 2017, and what we can do, both as devs and consumers, to change the status quo and allow indie developers to take more risks and bring new or under-served genres to market.


Alejandro Grossman [Co-Founder, Faffinabout], Sherveen Uduwana [Co-Founder, Faffinabout]