Indie games take a more DIY approach to game development, utilizing significantly less budget and resources than their triple-A counterparts. Their appeal may be niche, but their ambition rarely is.

Indie game Enchanted Portals accused of ripping off Cuphead
'This game feels almost plagiaristic.'
Review: Slay the Spire will suck you in for ‘one more run’
This card-based dungeon crawler is one of the latest excellent indies to hit Nintendo Switch.
VR game Jupiter and Mars thoughtfully explores climate change
This environmentally conscious adventure stars two adorable dolphins.
The 11 best older games being ported to Nintendo Switch in 2018
If you missed these titles the first time around, they're worth checking out on Switch.
Fe is a cute, well-crafted indie game adventure
This indie game tells a mysterious tale and connects players to the natural world.
The 8 most overlooked games of 2017
These titles are still worth catching up with.
This gamer just beat Cuphead without taking a single hit
Watch this amazing takedown of every boss in Cuphead.
Cuphead is one of the year’s most charming, challenging games
Though this indie game looks like it was meant for kids, it requires a great deal of skill to master.
Indie game banned in Malaysia for being religiously offensive
A new game on Steam has already offended one government, and it hasn’t even been released yet.
Here are the 20 indie games Nintendo just announced for Switch
Most of the games will be released later this year or in early 2018.
Fictorum is the perfect indie game for people who want to watch the world burn
Play as a full-fledged wizard in this new indie game from Scraping Bottom Games.
A video game version of tabletop favorite Pathfinder just got funded on Kickstarter
This new CRPG set in the Pathfinder universe looks incredible.
Gorgeous, old-school indie game Cuphead finally has a release date
This cartoony-looking platformer comes to Xbox One and PC on September 29.
Review: Snake Pass is a welcome twist on puzzle-platforming
Players are asked to think like a snake in this colorful indie game.
The multi-generational mystery of indie game What Remains of Edith Finch
Giant Sparrow's creative director discusses horror's influence on the upcoming indie game.
The 13 biggest indie games coming to Nintendo Switch
Prevent your Switch from just becoming a Zelda machine.
Trump tries to escape climate-related flood in new Super Mario Run parody game
Trump's really going to enjoy collecting those gold coins.
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