If you like to play the so-called indie games that are not so common, or from large well-known companies typical of the industry, and you want to know the list of the best games of this type Here you can discover which are the best of the moment and some others that, despite their time in the market, are a jewel that you cannot miss.
If you do not know what indie games are, do not stay on the label, they are not just weird, short games, with few resources or similar labels. On the contrary, you can find a series of games that will captivate you and make you spend hours glued to your screen. Besides these indie video games have one thing in common and that is that as we have already said they are independent. We can say that the creators have absolute freedom to develop a most surreal title such as a trip through the desert, a racing game, a 2D or 3D platform, or even a graphic adventure in outer space.
They are so popular that even Google has created a category of awards and festival for this type of juices, the so-called Indie Games Festival that brings together the best games created by independent companies and developers from Europe, Japan and South Korea.
As we were saying, we are going to draw up a list with the best games of this type, and some of the finalists of the Festival created for this purpose so that you can try them, draw your own conclusions and burn your mobile battery having the best possible time.
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If you want to have fun in a crazy space adventure this is your game, if there was a most exciting space age you will know what is good with another post-apocalyptic space age. We are in a space station that is about to explode, and you have 60 seconds to flee on the shuttle and begin a journey into the great unknown.
Enjoy this most comical sci-fi adventure in which you will see a very special iconography, lead a most regrettable crew, with the most surreal equipment made up of the garbage that you can collect before takeoff, you have to find a new place to start a new life and it won't be easy.
You are the captain, and it is your duty to maintain order and happiness among the crew, especially to prevent them from rising up and wanting to end your life.
If you are bored by typical games, you should try Alt-Frequencies, it is a new concept that will surely hook you. Of course, you must pay about 5,49.- euros to be able to enjoy it, but with headphones and a novel theme it will trap you in a time loop, over and over again.
We are trapped, unknowingly, in a time loop, or maybe we do know ... But in this mystery game you will help yourself with audio and radio waves to reveal the fearsome truth hidden from the citizens of the world. You will be able to record, rewind and broadcast cuts of the different radio programs so that all the announcers, fans of conspiracies, politicians, underground activists and even a dog can be heard.
Among the voices that make up this game you can find a cast of more than 20 voice actors and actresses, among which are famous international podcast hosts, popular youtubers such as Jasika Nicole (Fringe, Welcome to Night Vale) and Mike Rugnetta (Reasonably Sound, CrashCourse).
Get out of groundhog day and achieve your mission in which you must redistribute the information to alter what will happen in the next three minute time loop.
Bad North: Jotunn Edition
From the hand of Raw Fury comes this game, which costs around 5 euros (specifically € 5,49.- at this time), in which they attack our kingdom in a savage and merciless way. The Viking invaders have finished off the king and it is up to you to restore order and defend your home. You must survive, not just win.
On this occasion we will defend our kingdom against the invading hordes of Vikings, while you take the people of your kingdom through a complicated journey, your subjects will have to carry out the strategy that you consider before the orography of your island. With minimalist graphics, fierce battles will take place in the hope of achieving peace in the harshest lands of the North Sea.
Position and relocate your troops to defend yourself against the Vikings, each of whom has their own counterattacks for the threats you pose. Choose your battles and plan evacuations carefully! If you lose a commander they will be gone forever; Lose everything and it's game over!
Relaxing Rain Sounds -Amayadori-
Now is the time to relax and listen to sounds that calm our nerves, it is a game in which we do not have to do just anything ... Just listen and let the mind rest with sounds like the rain falling in the field, if you want to relax to sleep, meditate or concentrate on studies this is your game.
Give it a try, and discover one of the Top 20 Google Indie Games Festival 2020 Awards.
Must Die Cookies
Welcome to one of the most epic shooter-themed games. We must put ourselves in the shoes of the fierce Jack, a secret agent with a series of powers that were integrated into him by a super secret government experiment. Do not stand still, the time for action has come and we must end the evil mutant cookies and their powerful bosses who want to destroy the city.
Take your weapon and go out into the street, you must annihilate those sweet cookies, soft jellies and those chocolates that we will not want to eat if we do not destroy them. Remember that bosses will not stare. Through the platforms you must slide, jump or run when the occasion calls for it, and with amazing slow motion effects you can shoot with even greater precision.
This game has it all, action, epic battles, character upgrades, incredible weapons ... Remember your goal:
You must kill all cookies, even the sweetest of all!
This time we bring a title full of puzzles and puzzles that will keep you busy and entertained at the same time. You have just woken up from an accident and before your eyes you see the figure of a child who is looking at you. You start to chase him, but a series of portals open before you that you will have to solve.
All in front of the intriguing letters that the shadow leaves in each door that passes through, in those letters is the mysterious story that you must solve. A difficult choice for you, as there are two alternative endings, choose well and enjoy the puzzles that will unfold before you.
All with very careful graphics, in 3D and with animations that will make the gaming experience more immersive and with a unique artistic style. The sound will also envelop your journey, and will take you to unexpected places full of riddles. You can try it totally free and spend hours of fun.
From the hand of the creators of titles such as Machinarium and Botanicula comes the latest version of one of the best adventure games ever. You have it available on Google Play for a price of 4,99.- euros. The Amanita Design company did an impressive job with this graphic adventure, in the style point and click full of puzzles and landscapes that you must explore to be successful in this game.
If you don't want to pay money for this game, you can pre-test its first prequel available for free on the Google Play Store:
And you will also find its second installment, in this case for only € 2,99.
In this last title you will have at your disposal a magic flute, with which we can travel through space, around nine unexplored worlds, in which we must find the origin of the magical instrument. Through touches on the screen, we will discover landscapes and screens that are very careful in their level of detail, with great challenges to solve, accompanied by immersive music that will not leave you indifferent.