List of indie game developers
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This is a partial list of independent video game developers that are not owned by a publisher. Independent developers retain operational control over their companies, pipelines, and organizations and often may work with proprietary engines or other proprietary software. These teams may range in size from single individuals to major companies with hundreds of employees.
Independent developers may choose to work with one or more game publishers or to self-publish their titles.
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This list is not complete. Only notable developers or developers with notable games are listed here, and only some of their games are listed. There are thousands of independent game development studios which either self-publish their titles, or enter into licensing or co-development agreements with publishers.
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