Generative AI, should indie game developers use it? We ask them

Generative AI is dominating headlines and many leading video game developers are looking at how this new technology can speed up workflows and help keep pace with ever-tighter production schedules. 

Depending on who you listen to, AI is either the best thing since sliced bread or the worst thing humanity has ever invented. We've heard from illustrator Kelly McKernan who says AI's abuse of copyright is putting artists out of work, and we've heard from Hexworks on how AI was experimented with during production of Lords of the Fallen.

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Lewis Packwood
Video games journalist

Lewis Packwood has been writing about video games professionally since 2013, and his work has appeared in The Guardian, Retro Gamer, EDGE, Eurogamer, Wireframe, Rock Paper Shotgun, Kotaku, PC Gamer and Time Extension, among others. He is also the author of Curious Video Game Machines: A Compendium of Rare and Unusual Consoles, Computers and Coin-Ops (White Owl, 2023).