Indies big leap to cheaper gaming
18 July 2013 Last updated at 08:52 BST
The number of really big game releases - known as "triple A games" - is slowly decreasing with the move towards mobile devices for gaming.
But this also creates a great opportunity for smaller developers to make a breakthrough into the industry by offering their content for lower prices, or even free.
With an average of $5 for 10 games, Spencer Kelly explores the idea of pay what you want moving to the gaming world.
The programme was first broadcast on Saturday 13 July 2013.