More exposure is certainly a good thing, and the article isn't that bad for a mainstream out of touch one.
I love this quote from an EA vice president; he's basically admitting how we're one up on them:
The thing about the indie gaming community -- it's truly experimental. It's about trying new gaming mechanics and embracing new platforms," says Robert Nashak, a vice president for Electronic Arts. "As new platforms emerge, it'll be indie game teams that take advantage of them.
This quote from a senior designer at Sony is also quite priceless:
The next Shigeru Miyamoto [creator of Super Mario Bros.] is going to come out of independent games and not through the traditional route," says Rusty Buchert, senior producer for Sony's Santa Monica studios. "Working on big teams is just lather, rinse, repeat. It sucks the creativity.