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The Beginner's Guide
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The Beginner's Guide

8.312232 1841

1 Oct, 2015

The Beginner's Guide is a narrative video game from Davey Wreden, the creator of The Stanley Parable. It lasts about an hour and a half and has no traditional mechanics, no goals or objectives. Instead, it tells the story of a person struggling to deal with something they do not understand.


Developer: Everything Unlimited Ltd., Publisher: Everything Unlimited Ltd., Game website

Windows |   Mac |   Linux

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10
  • Processor: 3.0 GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 (or higher) or AMD64X2 (or higher)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Video card must be 128 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 2.0b (ATI Radeon X800 or higher / NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or higher / Intel HD Graphics 2000 or higher - *NOT* an Intel Express graphics card).
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible

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That Dragon, Cancer
IndieStory RichAdventureEmotionalWalking Simulator

That Dragon, Cancer

6.3975 108

11 Jan, 2016

An immersive, narrative videogame that retells Joel Green’s 4-year fight against cancer through about two hours of poetic, imaginative gameplay that explores themes of faith, hope and love.


Developer: Numinous Games, Publisher: Numinous Games, Game website

Windows |   Mac |   Linux | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 or higher
  • Processor: 1.80GHz dual core processor
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Video card with 512MB of VRAM
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Yes (Headphones highly recommended)

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Lost Brothers screenshot
Lost Brothers
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Lost Brothers

1.18 14

12 Jan, 2021

Lost Brothers is a single-player first-person adventure, taking place in an abandoned mine. All you have is a walkie-talkie and a map. Explore a mysterious forest and a labyrinth of underground passages to rescue a mysterious lady.


Developer: BitLight, Publisher: BitLight, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64 bits)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2120 (3.3 GHz)/AMD FX-4100 X4 (3.6 GHz)
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1 GB, GeForce GTX 650TI/Radeon HD 7770
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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The Moon Sliver
Walking SimulatorAdventurePsychological HorrorFirst-PersonExploration

The Moon Sliver

4.9516 174

28 Oct, 2014

You are on a bleak, cold, windy island. And you seem to be alone... but fires and candles still burn. As you explore, a story of guilt, loneliness, and faith begins to take shape. And it becomes increasingly obvious that something is hunting you...


Developer: David Szymanski, Publisher: David Szymanski, Game website

Windows | Steam Trading Cards

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel i3
  • Graphics: AMD 6870 or equivalent
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Additional Notes: The Moon Sliver will likely run on machines that do not meet these specs, if they are able to run other Unity Engine games.

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Underwater
AdventureStory RichAtmosphericSurvival HorrorMystery

Underwater

3.437 4

13 Jul, 2021

Dive into a world of despair in the world of Underwater. Take the role of an unknown inmate entering the a deep sea prison where mutants roam and barely any traces of human life remain. You will have to use all your ingenuity to escape and avoid becoming the meal of the hideous denizens.


Developer: Andreev Worlds, Maks Volegov, Alexander Manaenkov, Publisher: Andreev Worlds, Game website

Windows

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7/8/10
  • Processor: Intel Core i3
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 650
  • Storage: 3 GB available space

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Bottle: Pilgrim Redux
AdventureCasualWalking SimulatorAtmosphericFirst-Person

Bottle: Pilgrim Redux

3.7113 40

10 Nov, 2017

Bottle: Pilgrim is a story of loss, regret and redemption, which reminds us that while we cannot change the things we have done, we can always learn from our mistakes.


Developer: Tonguç Bodur, Publisher: Tonguç Bodur, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Steam Trading Cards

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7 or higher 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz, AMD Athlon 64 X2 2GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 780 or AMD RADEON RX 470
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 7 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
  • Additional Notes: This game needs all Windows updates installed.

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Faded Grey
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Faded Grey

3.668 15

22 Jul, 2021

A short find it game that helps you make sense of a tragic accident as you uncover a piece of the story with each item found.


Developer: Derek Golliher, Publisher: Derek Golliher, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or better
  • Storage: 3 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Version 10
  • Additional Notes: Headphone Recommended

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What Remains of Edith Finch
Story RichAtmosphericWalking SimulatorFirst-PersonExploration

What Remains of Edith Finch

9.519251 940

24 Apr, 2017

What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of strange tales about a family in Washington state. As Edith, you’ll explore the colossal Finch house, searching for stories as she explores her family history and tries to figure out why she's the last one in her family left alive.


Developer: Giant Sparrow, Publisher: Annapurna Interactive, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Full controller support | Steam Trading Cards

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows Vista SP2 64-bit or later
  • Processor: Intel i3 2125 3.30 GHz or later
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 750/AMD Radeon 7790 or later
  • Storage: 5 GB available space

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Layers of Fear 2
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Layers of Fear 2

5.41152 425

28 May, 2019

Layers of Fear 2 is a first-person psychological horror game with an emphasis on exploration and story. Players control a Hollywood actor who heeds the call of an enigmatic director to take on the lead role in a film shot aboard an ocean liner. Beware, for all may not truly be what it seems.


Developer: Bloober Team SA, Publisher: Gun Media, NA Publishing, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Full controller support | Steam Trading Cards

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 (3.2 GHz) / AMD A8-7600 (3.1 GHz)
  • Memory: 5 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 750 Ti / AMD Radeon R7 265
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 14 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX® 11.0 compatible
  • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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The Gap
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The Gap

0.00 0

Coming Soon

The Gap is a sci-fi first person narrative exploration thriller. You play as Joshua Hayes, a neuroscientist who's lost it all. Your mysterious ability to explore parallel realities through deja vu seems to be the only way to recover your memories and salvage your life.


Developer: Label This, Publisher: Label This, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7 or above
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon HD 7950
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space

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RŌA
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RŌA

1.69 6

2 Jun, 2018

Chasing colors in the void. A game we made to Zen you.


Developer: ARQUOIA, Publisher: ARQUOIA, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-550 or AMD A6-3650
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 460 or Radeon HD 6770
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 150 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

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The Imagined Leviathan
AdventureStory RichFirst-PersonAtmosphericMystery

The Imagined Leviathan

4.0118 28

23 Sep, 2020

Imagined Leviathans is a narrative survival game set in a frozen British village. Explore the countryside and unite the survivors to face down your Leviathans together.


Developer: Chard, de Fault, Richard Campbell, Publisher: Far Few Giants, Game website

Windows |   Mac

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7+
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1.5 GB
  • Storage: 100 MB available space

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Metamorphosis
AdventureStory RichPuzzleFirst-PersonAtmospheric

Metamorphosis

4.7246 50

12 Aug, 2020

Play as Gregor, turned into a tiny bug, and set out on an extraordinary journey to unravel the mystery of your transformation. Metamorphosis is a first person adventure set in a surrealist world where your newfound abilities are your last and only hope for redemption.


Developer: Ovid Works, Publisher: All in! Games, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 (2nd gen) or AMD FX 6350
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD R9 270X
  • Storage: 12 GB available space

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HitchHiker
Story RichAtmosphericMysteryFirst-PersonAdventure

HitchHiker

3.040 14

15 Apr, 2021

Hitchhiker is a mystery game set along lost highways, where your goal is to solve the puzzle of your own backstory.


Developer: Mad About Pandas, Publisher: Versus Evil, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Full controller support | Steam Trading Cards

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7 SP1
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.00 GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 450 or higher with 1GB Memory
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 8 GB available space

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Ikai screenshot
Ikai
HorrorPsychological HorrorAtmosphericStory RichSurvival Horror

Ikai

0.00 0

October 2021

Fear and anxiety prevail after the darkest tales from Japanese folklore come to life in this first-person psychological horror game. Set in a feudal era, Ikai revolves around the priestess of a shrine struggling to defeat the spirits of her past and her present.


Developer: Endflame, Publisher: PM Studios, inc., Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD, 2.5 GHz or faster
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 470 GTX or AMD Radeon 6870 HD series card or higher
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 15 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible

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NaissanceE screenshot
NaissanceE
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NaissanceE

6.41972 410

13 Feb, 2014

NaissanceE is an obscure and magical first person exploration game, a philosophical trip and an artistic experience. The adventure takes place in a primitive mysterious structure and the game mainly consists to explore and feel the deep and strong ambiance of this atemporal world.


Developer: Limasse Five, Publisher: Limasse Five, Game website

Windows

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows XP SP3 or Windows Vista
  • Processor: 2.0+ GHz multi-core processor
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA 8800 gts or similar graphics card
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 2 GB available space

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Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons
AdventureAtmosphericStory RichControllerIndie

Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons

9.829751 1692

3 Sep, 2013

Guide two brothers on an epic fairy tale journey from visionary Swedish film director, Josef Fares and top-tier developer Starbreeze Studios. Control both brothers at once as you experience co-op play in single player mode, like never before.


Developer: Starbreeze Studios AB, Publisher: 505 Games

Windows | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows XP SP3
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 /ATI Radeon HD 2600
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Initial installation requires one-time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, DirectX 9, Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable 2010, and AMD CPU Drivers (XP Only/AMD Only)

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Valley of Shadow
PuzzleStory RichAtmosphericSingleplayerFirst-Person

Valley of Shadow

0.00 0

2022

An autobiographical puzzle game about mortality. Relive a true story wherein you uncover real mementos. Solve puzzles using classic fantasy spells like Light & Fireball. Explore a dark world teeming with secrets.


Developer: Synersteel Studio, Publisher: Synersteel Studio, Game website

Windows | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Dual-core 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

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SOMA screenshot
SOMA
PhilosophicalStory RichAtmosphericAdventureMystery

SOMA

9.723480 1013

21 Sep, 2015

From the creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent comes SOMA, a sci-fi horror game set below the waves of the Atlantic ocean. Struggle to survive a hostile world that will make you question your very existence.


Developer: Frictional Games, Publisher: Frictional Games, Game website

Windows |   Mac |   Linux | Steam Achievements | Full controller support | Steam Trading Cards | Steam Workshop

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows Vista
  • Processor: Core i3 / AMD A6 2.4Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 / AMD Radeon HD 5750. OpenGL 3.3
  • Storage: 25 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Integrated Intel graphics are not supported. They should work (Intel HD 4000-series or better), but with issues.

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