We’re ranking the best current indie video games available. These games have developed a solid fanbase, which is especially impressive when you consider the fact that a bunch of them came out of nowhere. What indie games are popular right now in 2020? Help us answer that question by voting for your favorites!
Unlike big-name publishers, these indie games rarely - if ever - come with needless or bloated add-ons. The developers also tend to have more artistic freedom when it comes to the story and background, which often results in a more unique and well-rounded experience. Which current indie game is your favorite? Note that these games can cover any and all current consoles, including Xbox, PS4, and the Nintendo Switch.
Vote up your favorite indie games that people are playing right now and downvote the ones you played and didn’t like.
Developer: Concerned Ape
Genres (Video game): Simulation, role-playingStardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric... more on Wikipedia
Developer: Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Genres (Video game): Action-adventure, survivalSubnautica is an open world survival adventure game developed and published by Unknown Worlds... more on Wikipedia
Developer: Team Cherry
Genres (Video game): MetroidvaniaHollow Knight is a Metroidvania video game developed and published by Australian studio Team... more on Wikipedia
Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Sandbox, Role-playing video game, Side-scrollingTerraria is an action-adventure sandbox indie video game series, developed by game studio... more on Wikipedia
Developer: Matt Makes Games
Genres (Video game): PlatformCeleste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel... more on Wikipedia
Developer: Klei Entertainment
Genres (Video game): ActionDon't Starve Together is a spin-off game of Don't Starve, and features the requested... more on Wikipedia
Developer: Endnight Games
Genres (Video game): Survival
The Forest is a survival video game developed and published by Endnight Games. The game takes place on a remote, heavily forested peninsula where the player character Eric Leblanc and his son Timmy are survivors of a plane crash.
Dawn of Man is a survival and city-building video game which was developed by Madruga Works. The closed beta started the week of October 17, 2018 and the game was released on March 1, 2019.
Developer: Keen Software HouseSpace Engineers is a voxel-based sandbox game set in space, developed and published by Keen... more on Wikipedia
Genres (Video game): PuzzleBaba Is You is a puzzle video game created by Finnish indie developer Arvi Teikari (known... more on Wikipedia
- 11The Messenger is a side-scrolling action-platformer, inspired by the classic Ninja Gaiden... more on Wikipedia1714
- 12Yoku's Island Express is a platforming pinball adventure video game developed by Swedish... more on Wikipedia
- 13Fe is an action-adventure video game developed by Zoink and published by Electronic Arts under... more on Wikipedia1916
Kenshi is a role-playing video game developed and published by Lo-Fi Games for Windows. The game focuses on providing sandbox gameplay features that give the player freedom to do what they want in its world instead of focusing on a linear story.
Developer: Facepunch Studios LTD.
Genres (Video game): Adventure, Role-playing video game, SurvivalRust is a survival video game developed and published by Facepunch Studios in February 2018... more on Wikipedia
Developer: Subset GamesInto the Breach is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Subset Games,... more on Wikipedia
Developer: Hello Games
Genres (Video game): Action-adventure, survivalNo Man's Sky is an action-adventure survival video game developed and published by the indie... more on Wikipedia
Developer: Ben Esposito
Genres (Video game): PuzzleDonut County is an indie video game developed by Ben Esposito and published by Annapurna... more on Wikipedia
- 19The Gardens Between is a puzzle video game developed by Australian studio The Voxel Agents,... more on Wikipedia
Genres (Video game): Vehicle AdventureFAR: Lone Sails is an exploration adventure video game. In FAR, the player controls the driver... more on Wikipedia