Best Indie Games


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21 Dust: An Elysian Tail

Some of the best music I have heard, excellent story telling, excellent buildup! Best indie game!

My favorite indie game, and I've barely even made it far in the game - DarkShadows

22 Prey the Stars
23 Zenonia
24 Papers, Please

It's incredibly interesting and fast-paced. And realistic. Enjoyed. - redhawk766

Awesome storyline and fast-paced gameplay - Sparta2210

Should be #1 (only had for 6 hours though! )


25 Five Nights at Freddy's 2

One of the best indie game series of all time in my opinion

26 The Long Dark
27 Go! Go! Kokopolo!
28 Outlast
29 Cuphead

I haven't played the game myself, but MAN... I just love the 1930's-inspired art style of the game! The latest indie game's three years of development were well worth the wait. The game revolves around you controlling the titular character Cuphead as he and his brother must fight their way through stages and bosses in a hit-and-run spree in order to keep their souls after losing a bet to the Devil. Now the gameplay mechanic is simple: you have your character shoot enemies with their fingers in order to progress further in the game. However, what lies in store is having to traverse the expertly challenging bosses and stages that will truly test if you can keep all your HP in one piece and get an S rank, let alone actually defeat the bosses themselves. Aside from the gameplay, what really steals the show for me is the animation. Being that Cuphead's character is inspired by Mickey Mouse's (and to a lesser extent, Mugman might be inspired by Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. This game should ...more - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Best here hands down

Hard but fun.


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30 Hotline Miami

This game.. Is just beautiful. The fake retro-style fits perfectly the game, the soundtrack and the '80 theme are just awesome in my opinion. It has a weird story, as well as a secret ending. One of the best thing is killing in this game: it make you feel satisfied, on every single kill. You have to plan your kills carefully, or you'll just have to restart the level every time. You can play with your own style; Rush in with a rifle, or be stealthy with a baseball bat. I spent around 6-7 just for the main story I think. After that, you can go searching for the puzzle pieces and masks that you're missing, as well as the achievements. Really an awesome game. Hotline Miami 2 is coming out soon! THE HYPE

Hotline Miami has amazing & beautiful pixel art, great storyline, interesting characters and requires strategy and tactical thinking. Yet Undertale is number 1? I'll admit Undertale does have interesting characters, and a cool story but it just falls flat everywhere else.

One of my favorite games - Sibel

Should be number 1 and not Undertale - bobbythebrony

31 Defcon: Everybody Dies
32 Postal 2
33 Kerbal Space Program

Agreed. Just agreed. I think this game is great, VERY underrated.

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34 The Denpa Men 2: Beyond the Waves

Yes I love this game

35 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
36 A Kappa's Trail
37 Rogue Legacy

This game will swallow you up and slowly digest you in it's bloated stomach until you are reduced to a shriveled little goblin desperately battling the final boss. An' ya know ya love it.

38 Bastion

Diablo style hack n slash, with a unique design and most importantly fantastic storytelling

If you were to ever combine, the Stanley Parable, with Zelda - this would be about what you got.
The music is amazing! Build That Wall (Zia's theme) is so good that I bought it!

Build it high, and build it strong,
'Cause we'll be there before too long.

Combine The Stanely Parable (also on the list) and action... You get a fiine brew.

39 The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

This game deserves number 1.

My all time favorites! Needso to be higher

40 The Journey

Naturally It's a desire of every indie gamer but you know... Its only Console game. - apon

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