15 best indie games on the PC, consoles and smartphones
Educational Program Games / / December 19, 2019
1. Dead Cells
platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One.
Dead Cells - a stylish action-platformer in which the player must often die and start over again. With each new attempt architecture levels changing, so you never know what lies beyond.
Saved only open skills and items. However, they do not make sense, if the player does not know how to use them. In the search for effective and convenient combinations of weapons and gadgets is the lion's share of pleasure from the game.
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platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Android, iOS.
Now publisher Minecraft - Microsoft, but it begins to play as an independent project developer Marcus Persson. Yes, and at its core it is an obvious indie without a plot, quests, cutscenes, and even distinct endings.
Minecraft attractive in the first place so that there is no wrong way to play. It is possible to build a replica of the Eiffel Tower, to hunt at night creeper, break next to the house a huge flower-filled garden. Or all at once. The game has enough capacity to implement any ideas.
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Price: 529,00 ₽
Price: 529 rubles
platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita.
RPG, made in the old-school pixel style. Undertale tells the story of a child who is in the underground world of monsters. Monsters long-standing feud with the people, so different creatures are constantly attacking the main character.
Battles in the game are decorated with unusual: enemies can slay or weapons, or kindness. In the latter case, they will cease to fight and may even become companions.
But the main Undertale - plot. He is thoughtful, funny, and still there are a lot of unexpected twists and memorable characters.
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4. The Binding of Isaac
Roguelike-action with the biblical motif. Isaac's mother was going to kill him to prove his loyalty to God. The boy does not want to die, so hiding from parents in the basement, teeming with monsters. survive there - not an easy task.
Because the levels are generated procedurally, interest in the game is not lost even after many hours. You never know what is around the next corner: a difficult boss, a useful object or a room stuffed with traps.
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5. Gone Home
platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOS.
In the yard in 1995. Student comes into the house, where her family had recently moved. But no one was there. She needed to explore the building and scattered held evidence to understand what happened to their relatives.
Gone Home - this is a very small, but high-quality "simulator walk." A player can only move around the house and take courses. The game is addictive thanks to the fascinating story and unique filing stories.
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Price: 379 rubles
6. Into the Breach
platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch.
To the ground attacked huge insect-like aliens, which can only withstand giant robots. last detachment is under the player.
In Into the Breach Ball ruled tactics. Each course has far-reaching consequences, the victory must be earned, and any loss is irreparable. We have to think long before making a move. To estimate the action here is very convenient: the game is available shows what will turn decision.
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platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, iOS, Xbox 360.
It looks like a normal FEZ dimensional platformer, but this is not true. By pressing a button the player can change the angle from which he sees a three-dimensional level. This creates a unique gameplay. You can get to almost anywhere in the game world, but you need to understand how.
We have to develop a whole new way of thinking that helps determine how and at what point you want to rotate the level to get to the right place. Few games are able to such.
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Price: 379 rubles
8. This War of Mine
platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Android, iOS.
This War of Mine - one of those rare games that allow see war from the perspective of civilians. It is necessary to manage a group of survivors of the armed conflict: send them to resources for attacks, heal, accept or reject the new residents.
As if the player tried, not be able to save everyone. And this is one of the main lessons of the game: war does not spare anyone, regardless of gender, race or age.
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Price: 799,00 ₽
Price: 1150 rubles
9. Return of the Obra Dinn
The ship "Obra Dinn" considered sunk, but then it suddenly washed ashore, with no living soul on board. According to available evidence, and scraps of other people's memories of the player must figure out how members of the team died.
In addition to the unique visual style, the game attracts more and really difficult puzzles. The player will often have to make assumptions, and then change their conclusions, when new information arises.
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10. Hotline Miami
platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Android.
Hotline Miami - is a celebration of violence. In this game, and the main characters and their opponents die in one hit or shot. Therefore we have to react very quickly. But even this does not always save: sometimes it is necessary to restart the same level multiple times to explore it and draw up an action plan.
Remembered the game is not so much the gameplay, the unforgiving as style. Hard sintveyv soundtrack pixel graphics with acid colors, blood, and psychedelic not feel the atmosphere of mindless violence impossible.
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Price: 790,00 ₽
platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One.
Superhot - this is the perfect game for those who have always wanted to feel like a hero "matrix"Or the Hong Kong action movie. Time is moving only in conjunction with the main character. This allows you to plan the action for a few minutes ahead and create entertainment fierce combos.
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12. To the Moon
platforms: PC, iOS, Android.
Protagonists To the Moon - scientists from the clinic on creation of artificial memories. One day, it turns a dying old man. He asks to implant his memories about the flight to the moon. However, he does not remember why it is important for him.
Scientists are beginning to explore these old memories. This is the gameplay: the player is exploring someone else's life and looking important for human things, to strengthen the mental connection with it and move on to the next story from the past.
To the Moon - this is a good and a little sad game whose characters long cut into the memory.
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Price: 149,00 ₽
Price: 379 rubles
13. Super Meat Boy
platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Android.
In Mitboya stole the girl. Indignant hero rushes in pursuit of the evil Dr. Bud. Ahead of a difficult path. There will be many traps, circular saws, jumps and anger due to the fact that the level is impossible to pass the fiftieth time.
Super Meat Boy - a dynamic and challenging platformerIn which the essential planning, and lightning-fast response and muscle memory.
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Price: 990,00 ₽
14. The Stanley Parable
Stanley - the usual office worker. One day, he got up from the table and went into an adventure. Or went. Maybe he jumped from a window in the next room and found that all this time was in a video game. Or maybe he went the wrong way and wandered into a blind alley.
The beauty of The Stanley Parable just this. You can listen to the narrator and get conceived ending, and can go in the opposite direction and see all the behind the scenes of the story. Or even break the game and become a witness to someone else's adventure. There are almost 20 endings, and some can come in many ways.
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platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One.
In Subnautica player must explore the depths of the sea on an unknown planet, collect resources and master device that will go down even deeper. Despite the fact that this game open worldPlot it researched and fascinating. He served through the record and note that the player finds on key locations.
Thanks to the sense of development and opening of new Subnautica earned high marks from critics and players.
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