Independent gamers have been evolving since the 1980s, unlike other industrial game developers . They don’t get any support from the gaming studios. Instead, indie gamers create their games and publish them independently. Innovations in the gaming industry are always a feast for video game freaks. In indie games, you can witness astonishing imaginations, art, mechanics and a new fictional world. Here is the list of the 5 best underrated indie games of all time.
List of Top 5 Indie Games
Braid is an indie video game created by Jonathan Blow and Number None. It features a character called Tim who goes on a thrilling adventure to rescue the princess. On his rescue mission he must fight numerous monsters to enter the next level to collect the puzzles. In this game, Tim has the special power to twist time, create doppelgangers, slow down and manipulate some objects or enemies. Thanks to the best effects and hand-drawn art style and mechanics, Braid is considered a classic adventure-filled game.
Who created the Braid indie game?
- A. Jonathan Blow and Number None
- B. Edmund McMillen
- C. Daisuke Amaya (Pixel)
- D. Daniel Benmergui
Created by Lucas Pope, an indie game developer Paper Please game was developed and published by his own production company 3909 LLC. Initially, it was launched on Microsoft Windows and OS X on August 8, 2013. This game starts in a fictional Dystopian country called Arstotzka where the players have to check documents and other papers before letting them in. It might look like an easy job until the players encounter with toughest decisions. Paper Please won “The Best Downloadable Game” award in the 2014 game developer choice award.
Inspired by Japanese games such as No more hero, Metal Gear Solid and Godhand, the Furi game was developed and launched by the indie studio The Game Bakers. This game is designed with colourful visuals, science fiction settings, and covers only boss fights. It features a stranger who must go through ten floating island guards or bosses to escape from the prison. Furi has three endings with one secret ending. Furi is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Amazon, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows.
StarCrawlers is a role-playing game produced by Juggernaut Games and released on 27 May 2017. It was available on Windows, macOS and steamOs. In star-crawlers, the players will explore many dungeons, and unearth hidden treasures and many secrets. The game starts in a sci-fi universe with cyberpunk elements.
To The Moon
To the Moon is a psychologically adventurous game invented and published by Freebird Games. In November 2011 it was released for Windows and later released on Mac OS X, Android, Linux, and Nintendo Switch. The game starts with two doctors who travel back to the past in order to fulfil an old man’s last wish. Here the player can control the two doctor’s minds and solve the puzzles to fix the dying man’s memory to fulfil the wish.