Total Nerd The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam  

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From 2D puzzle platform games to full fledged 3D titles, these PC indie games on Steam are sure to tickle that indie gaming pickle. From small teams to single developers, indie games on PC have brought out everyone's creativity in the best way possible. There are a staggering amount of PC indie games on Steam right now, but hopefully this list can narrow it down to a select few for you to try.

There are programming puzzle indie games on Steam like Opus Magnum or Hexcells Infinite. If story-based and atmospheric indie video games are more your thing, then try out Finding Paradise or Bastion. Investigate your suspicious neighbor and find out what's really going on in the Steam indie game, Hello Neighbor. Or attempt to make it to the top of a mountain as a naked man in an iron cauldron, only to find your dreams and hard work are crushed to dust as you watch all your progress pass before your eyes, in Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy.

Take a look below to see which Steam indie video games have taken the top spots. It's up to you to vote on your favorite PC indie games to insure they climb higher on the list! 

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20 5
Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Cuphead StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc.

2
20 7
The Binding of Isaac is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
The Binding of Isaac Edmund McMillen, Florian Himsl

3
20 8
Hollow Knight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hollow Knight Team Cherry

4
16 5
Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Stardew Valley ConcernedApe

5
13 4
Papers, Please is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Papers, Please 3909

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15 7
Hotline Miami is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam

7
11 6
Super Meat Boy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Super Meat Boy Team Meat

8
7 2
Undertale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
rigma added Undertale Toby Fox

9
7 3
Bastion is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Bastion Supergiant Games

10
7 5
A Hat in Time is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
A Hat in Time Gears for Breakfast

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7 5
SUPERHOT is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
SUPERHOT SUPERHOT Team

12
8 7
Salt and Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Salt and Sanctuary Ska Studios

13
7 6
Don't Starve is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Don't Starve Klei Entertainment

14
6 5
Starbound is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Starbound Chucklefish Ltd

The 30+ Best PC Parkour Games on Steam

15
6 5
BattleBlock Theater is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
BattleBlock Theater The Behemoth

16
3 2
Brawlhalla is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Brawlhalla Blue Mammoth Games

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9 9
Terraria is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Terraria Re-Logic

18
5 5
Kerbal Space Program is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Kerbal Space Program Squad

19
5 6
Mark of the Ninja is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Mark of the Ninja Klei Entertainment

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4 5
Thimbleweed Park is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Thimbleweed Park Terrible Toybox

21
2 3
One Finger Death Punch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
One Finger Death Punch Silver Dollar Games

The Best Robot Video Games of All Time

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4 6
Keep Talking and Nobody Explod... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes Steel Crate Games

23
3 5
Gunpoint is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Gunpoint Suspicious Developments

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3 5
OneShot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
OneShot Little Cat Feet

25
2 4
Detention is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Detention RedCandleGames

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5 8
Hello Neighbor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hello Neighbor Dynamic Pixels

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5 8
Getting Over It with Bennett F... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy Bennett Foddy

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4 7
Human: Fall Flat is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Human: Fall Flat No Brakes Games

29
3 6
Axiom Verge is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Axiom Verge Thomas Happ Games LLC

30
2 5
Hidden Folks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hidden Folks Adriaan de Jongh , Sylvain Tegroeg

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2 5
Finding Paradise is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Finding Paradise Freebird Games

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1 4
GORN is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
GORN Free Lives

33
0 4
Hexcells Infinite is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hexcells Infinite Matthew Brown

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0 4
Opus Magnum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Opus Magnum Zachtronics

35
0 4
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
mwahahahaha added Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

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0 5
Hob is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 30+ Best PC Indie Games on Steam
Hob Runic Games