Category: 500-Word Indies

Westport Independent, The

Based on an abandoned concept game Lucas Pope made and fleshed out in all areas, The Westport Independent is a

Unheard

Unheard is a brilliant idea and it is odd it came from where it did. This is a weird one

Solitaire Conspiracy, The

Mike Bithell has been doing well for himself. He’s found a lot of success with Thomas was Alone and has

Helltaker

So some Warhammer 40k loving Polish guy named Łukasz Piskorz made a game about a guy in a white suit

Shadowhand

As the indie game scene has grown, there’s been a growing diversity in niches being covered. With Microsoft removing Solitaire

Post Void

You are a being who was peacefully living in the void, taking in all that never ending nothingness, loving every

Whispers of a Machine

Whispers of a Machine is the second game from Clifftop Games, whom you may remember for Kathy Rain. As a

Cyber Crush 2069

So you’ve been meaning to try HuniePop or Cyberpunk 2077, but you don’t want to deal with 4chan lingo or

Darkside Detective, The

The Darkside Detective is probably one of the most middle of the road sort of adventure games you’ll ever play

Tanuki Justice

Wonderboy Bobi is a French game developer that first cut their teeth on Sega-inspired fan games before moving onto professional

Neofeud

You want some real cyberpunk? The big budget gaming world ain’t doing it for you and you already played all

Riddled Corpses

Do you like anime? Do you like shooting zombies? Well then your pickings for video games have mainly been garbage

Paratopic

The PS1 look has started becoming popular for indie horror games, and playing through Paratopic gives you a good idea

Ghostly Matter

Ghostly Matter is a retro-styled 2D Metroidvania dropped on Steam without any fanfare, whose claim to fame is that it

ANATOMY

Kitty Horrorshow comes from the alt-games circle, an odd movement where games are built in all sorts of strange ways,

Ghost 1.0

Ghost 1.0 is the second Metroidvania made by Spanish developer Franfistro (Francisco Téllez de Meneses), after sleeper hit UnEpic. Unlike

Tower of Archeos, The

So the ultra-hard dungeon crawling rogue-like genre is overdone. How do you breathe life into it? French developer Benjamin Soulé’s

Huuma Mina: The Game

Remember that weird puzzle game that retold Cinderella with more torture and murder? Same dev made another game before it,

Cinderella Escape 2!! Revenge

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Cinderella Escape

Disclaimer: The author of this article started backing the developer on their Patreon shortly after purchasing this game. Hajime’s sequel

Cinderella Escape!

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Cinderella Escape

It’s amazing what can pop up on Steam sometimes. For five bucks, you could get great titles like LYNE or

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