The PlayStation 4 is the platform for indie games. That's the message that Sony sent to fans and developers early on, and it drastically affected the public's view of both consoles.

When Microsoft was still talking about changing the TV channel, Sony was unveiling dozens of artsy, cute independent games that will release on PS4. Are indie games the new hardcore? Either way, plenty of gamers are excited to get their hands on the new Sony console for that very reason.