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Developers turn to cheaper indie games

21 May 2013 Last updated at 10:35 BST

Microsoft is due to reveal details of its latest Xbox console ahead of the E3 games convention.

The market has seen a considerable change since the last Xbox was launched in 2005. Many users now play games on smart phones or tablets, opening up an indie game industry for developers.

Jeremy Howell visited one games developer in North East of England to find out more.