Whatever your favorite genre, chances are there are some amazing indie games that suit your taste just waiting to be found. With so many different options, how do you choose? We’re here to help with a list of this year’s best-selling indie games!
Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, this run-and-gun action game uses visuals and audio that are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era: traditional hand-drawn animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings.
· Untitled Goose Game
Untitled Goose Game is a slapstick-stealth-sandbox, where you are a goose let loose on an unsuspecting village. Take a gander around town—from peoples' back gardens to the high street shops—setting up pranks, stealing hats, honking a lot, and generally ruining everyone’s day.
Choose your Commander and wage war on battling factions. Want to look really cool and sway the fight in your favor? Just get into your ‘groove!’ Depending on the character you play, you can heal, inspire, shield, or do some good ol’ fashion damage.
· Katana ZERO
Use your precognition to plan your next steps in this fast-paced, neo-noir action-platformer. Enjoy flashy effects and a 1980s synthwave soundtrack as you slash, dash, and manipulate time to unravel your past in a brutal acrobatic display.
· Baba is YOU
In every level, the rules are present as blocks you can interact with; by manipulating them, you can change how the level works and cause surprising, unexpected interactions! With some simple block-pushing you can turn yourself into a rock or even change the goal!
· My Friend Pedro
Jump into this violent ballet about friendship, imagination, and one man’s struggler to obliterate anyone in his path at the request of a sentient banana. Strategically use split aiming, slow motion, and stylish window breaches to create a sensational action sequence.
· Castle Crashers Remastered
Hack, slash, and smash your way to victory in this Remastered edition of the 2D arcade adventure from The Behemoth. Up to four friends can play locally* or online** and save your princess, defend your kingdom, and crash some castles!
· Slay the Spire
Embark on a journey up the Spire, choosing risky paths, facing different enemies, and discovering what challenges await in this deck building game. Select cards that work together to efficiently dispatch foes and reach the top.
The world of Terraria is at your fingertips as you fight for survival, fortune, and glory. Delve deep into cavernous expanses, seek out ever-greater foes to test your mettle in combat, or construct your own city—In the World of Terraria, the choice is yours!
· Unravel Two
Begin your adventure in a cold and imposing land, then watch your surroundings blossom with new life as you chase the spark of adventure. Approach every challenge with positivity and fearlessness to awaken the world around you, discovering an unbreakable bond between friends.
Venture down a well in search of untold treasures with only your fashionable Gunboots. Unleash a torrent of firepower on nasty creatures as you search for red gem scattered about the rocks. No two trips down the well are ever the same!
· Torchlight II
Explore vast overland areas and multiple hub towns with your faithful pet by your side…or have it run to town to sell your loot so you don’t have to! Level randomization ensures fresh new layouts, paths, loot, and monsters every time you play.
Explore this nightmarish world of twisted religion and discover its many secrets hidden deep inside. Use devastating combos and brutal executions to smite the hordes of grotesque monsters and titanic bosses that stand in your way of freeing the world from its terrible fate.
· Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
The forest of Nibel is dying. After a powerful storm sets a series of devastating events in motion, Ori, a young orphan destined for heroics, must journey to find courage and confront a dark nemesis to save the forest.
· SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech
Lead a party of aspiring heroes through a hand-drawn world and intense battles using only your wits and a handful of cards. Take on whatever threat comes your way by crafting your own deck, choosing from over 100 different punch-cards!