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The top results based on the latest update are Kentucky Route Zero [Score: 1.8], S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl [Score: 1.8] and Valiant Hearts: The Great War™ / Soldats Inconnus : Mémoires de la Grande Guerre™ [Score: 1.8]. The top rated games you can find here are GRIS [SteamPeek Rating: 10.3] ranked #8, Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition [SteamPeek Rating: 10.2] ranked #5 and Ori and the Blind Forest [SteamPeek Rating: 10.1] ranked #17. Also don't forget to check the newest releases Gone Golfing [Release date: 2020-11-04] ranked #15, GRIS [Release date: 2018-12-13] ranked #8 and FAR: Lone Sails [Release date: 2018-05-17] ranked #18.

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#1
Kentucky Route Zero screenshot
Kentucky Route Zero
AdventureAtmosphericIndiePoint & ClickSurreal

Kentucky Route Zero

6.31707 366 22 Feb, 2013

KENTUCKY ROUTE ZERO is a magical realist adventure game about a secret highway running through the caves beneath Kentucky, and the mysterious folks who travel it.

100.0%

Developer: Cardboard Computer, Publisher: Cardboard Computer, Game website

Windows |   Mac |   Linux | Steam Achievements | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS:Windows 7
  • Processor:1 GHz
  • Memory:512 MB RAM
  • Graphics:Directx 9.0c compatible video card
  • DirectX®:9.0c
  • Hard Drive:250 MB HD space
  • Sound:Sound card

AdventureAtmosphericIndiePoint & ClickSurrealStory RichEpisodicGreat SoundtrackNarrativeMysteryBeautifulExplorationSingleplayer2DWalking SimulatorVisual NovelExperimental

#2
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl screenshot
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
AtmosphericPost-apocalypticOpen WorldFPSSurvival

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

9.417841 804 20 Mar, 2007

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl tells a story about survival in the Zone – a very dangerous place, where you fear not only the radiation, anomalies and deadly creatures, but other S.T.A.L.K.E.R.s, who have their own goals and wishes.

98.3%

Developer: GSC Game World, Publisher: GSC Game World, Game website

Windows

Sytem requirements

  • Supported OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP(Service Pack 2)/Microsoft® Windows® 2000 SP4
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.0 Ghz / AMD XP 2200+
  • Graphics: 128 MB DirectX® 8.0 compatible card / nVIDIA® GeForce™ 5700 / ATI Radeon® 9600
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Sound: DirectX® 9.0 compatible sound card
  • Hard Drive: 6 GB free hard disc space

AtmosphericPost-apocalypticOpen WorldFPSSurvivalActionRPGShooterSurvival HorrorHorrorFirst-PersonSingleplayerClassicBased On A NovelModdableAdventureSci-fiImmersiveInventory ManagementDifficult

#3
Valiant Hearts: The Great War™ / Soldats Inconnus : Mémoires de la Grande Guerre™ screenshot
Valiant Hearts: The Great War™ / Soldats Inconnus : Mémoires de la Grande Guerre™
AtmosphericHistoricalWorld War IAdventureWar

Valiant Hearts: The Great War™ / Soldats Inconnus : Mémoires de la Grande Guerre™

9.316644 788 25 Jun, 2014

Valiant Hearts : The Great War is the story of 4 crossed destinies and a broken love in a world torn apart. Dive into a 2D animated comic book adventure, mixing exploration, action and puzzles. Lost in the middle of the trenches, play as each of the 4 strangers, relive the War and help a young German soldier find his love.

97.1%

Developer: Ubisoft Montpellier, Publisher: Ubisoft, Game website

Windows

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows XP SP3 or Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8 (both 32/64bit versions)
  • Processor: Intel Pentium IV 630 @ 3.0 GHz or AMD Athlon64 3000 + @ 1.8 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8800 GT or AMD Radeon HD2900 XT (512MB VRAM)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
  • Additional Notes: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse required, optional Microsoft XBOX360 controller or compatible

AtmosphericHistoricalWorld War IAdventureWarStory RichDrama2DGreat SoundtrackPuzzleSingleplayerEmotionalDogSide ScrollerPlatformerActionEducationComic BookMusicIndie

#4
The Plan screenshot
The Plan
Free to PlayIndieAtmosphericShortCasual

The Plan

9.220108 1691 14 Feb, 2014

A fly ascends to the skies, pondering the pointlessness of its brief existence.

96.9%

Developer: Krillbite Studio, Publisher: Krillbite Studio, Game website

Windows |   Mac |   Linux | Steam Achievements

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7/Vista/8
  • Processor: Intel i3
  • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel integrated
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 120 MB available space
  • Sound Card: Yes
  • Additional Notes: Optimal with headphones

Free to PlayIndieAtmosphericShortCasualSingleplayerSimulationBeautifulGreat SoundtrackExplorationMusicAdventureEmotionalExperimentalFlightRelaxing2DNatureWalking SimulatorFunny

#5
Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition screenshot
Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
AtmosphericGreat SoundtrackMetroidvaniaPlatformerAdventure

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

10.240531 1707 27 Apr, 2016

“Ori and the Blind Forest” tells the tale of a young orphan destined for heroics, through a visually stunning Action-Platformer crafted by Moon Studios.

96.6%

Developer: Moon Studios GmbH, Publisher: Xbox Game Studios, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 @ 2.2GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ @ 2.8 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 240 GT or Radeon HD 6570 – 1024 MB (1 gig)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 11 GB available space

AtmosphericGreat SoundtrackMetroidvaniaPlatformerAdventureStory RichSingleplayerCuteActionDifficultFantasy2DIndiePuzzleSide ScrollerOpen WorldControllerFamily Friendly2.5DRPG

#6
Knock-knock screenshot
Knock-knock
HorrorIndieAtmosphericSurreal2D

Knock-knock

6.3995 118 4 Oct, 2013

There is an unusual cabin deep in the woods. It had served as a laboratory and a dwelling for three generations of Lodgers.But as of late the latest Lodger has been noticing weird changes in familiar surroundings; things are missing, noises and rattle heard. Something odd is coming out of the woods.

96.1%

Developer: Ice-Pick Lodge, Publisher: Ice-Pick Lodge, Game website

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

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows XP or later
  • Graphics: GPU that supports shader model 2.0
  • Storage: 700 MB available space

HorrorIndieAtmosphericSurreal2DPsychological HorrorDarkSingleplayerAdventureKickstarterSurvival HorrorCrowdfundedDifficultGreat SoundtrackPlatformerStory RichSurvival

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#7
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat screenshot
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
AtmosphericOpen WorldPost-apocalypticFPSSurvival

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat

9.314321 506 11 Feb, 2010

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat is the direct sequel of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. As a Major Alexander Degtyarev you should investigate the crash of the governmental helicopters around the Zone and find out, what happened there.

96.0%

Developer: GSC Game World, Publisher: GSC Game World, Game website

Windows

Sytem requirements

  • Supported OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP(Service Pack 2)/Microsoft® Windows® 2000 SP4
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.0 Ghz / AMD XP 2200+
  • Graphics: 128 MB DirectX® 8.0 compatible card / nVIDIA® GeForce™ 5700 / ATI Radeon® 9600
  • Memory: 768 MB RAM
  • Sound: DirectX® 9.0 compatible sound card
  • Hard Drive: 6 GB free hard disc space

AtmosphericOpen WorldPost-apocalypticFPSSurvivalActionSingleplayerRPGShooterSurvival HorrorFirst-PersonModdableHorrorZombiesClassicAdventureSci-fiMultiplayerSandboxImmersive

#8
GRIS screenshot
GRIS
BeautifulAtmosphericGreat SoundtrackIndieFemale Protagonist

GRIS

10.338541 1244 13 Dec, 2018

Gris is a hopeful young girl lost in her own world, dealing with a painful experience in her life. Her journey through sorrow is manifested in her dress, which grants new abilities to better navigate her faded reality.

95.9%

Developer: Nomada Studio, Publisher: Devolver Digital, Game website

Windows |   Mac | Steam Achievements | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 or later
  • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo E6750 (2 * 2660) or equivalent / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5000+ (2 * 2600) or equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Geforce GT 430 (1024 MB) / Radeon HD 5570 (1024 MB)
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

BeautifulAtmosphericGreat SoundtrackIndieFemale ProtagonistAdventureHand-drawnSingleplayerPlatformer2DRelaxingStory RichPuzzleColorfulPuzzle PlatformerSurrealCasualExplorationAnimeWalking Simulator

#9
ABZÛ screenshot
ABZÛ
RelaxingAtmosphericUnderwaterExplorationGreat Soundtrack

ABZÛ

9.115652 1160 Aug 2, 2016

From the art director of Journey®, ABZÛ is a beautiful underwater adventure that evokes the dream of diving. Immerse yourself in a vibrant hidden world bursting with color and life as you descend into the heart of the ocean. But beware as you swim deeper as dangers lurk in the depths.

94.3%

Developer: Giant Squid, Publisher: 505 Games, Game website

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

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7, 64-bit
  • Processor: 3.0GHz CPU Dual Core
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Geforce GTX 750 / Radeon R7 260X
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 6 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card

RelaxingAtmosphericUnderwaterExplorationGreat SoundtrackAdventureSingleplayerCasualColorfulIndieBeautifulFantasyFamily FriendlyShortOpen WorldStory RichThird PersonSimulationWalking SimulatorController

#10
Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons screenshot
Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons
AdventureAtmosphericStory RichControllerIndie

Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons

9.829831 1697 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.

93.4%

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)

AdventureAtmosphericStory RichControllerIndieEmotionalPuzzleShortFantasySingleplayerBeautifulGreat SoundtrackActionLocal Co-OpMultiplayerPlatformerThird PersonCasual3D VisionWalking Simulator

#11
The Journey Down: Chapter Two screenshot
The Journey Down: Chapter Two
AtmosphericNoirAdventureIndiePoint & Click

The Journey Down: Chapter Two

5.5265 6 25 Aug, 2014

Chapter Two of The Journey Down, a classic point-and-click saga with an Afro-Caribbean vibe. Get ready to embark on an epic journey of brain-teasing adventure!

93.1%

Developer: SkyGoblin, Publisher: SkyGoblin, Game website

Windows |   Mac |   Linux | Steam Trading Cards

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows XP SP 2+, Windows Vista, Windows 7
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz CPU
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Direct X 9.0c compatible video card
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 1200 MB available space

AtmosphericNoirAdventureIndiePoint & ClickSingleplayerDetectiveSurrealColorfulCrimeDark HumorRetroDarkGreat SoundtrackDark Comedy2.5D3DDark FantasyComedyShort

#12
Pathologic Classic HD screenshot
Pathologic Classic HD
AtmosphericStory RichSurvivalPsychological HorrorHorror

Pathologic Classic HD

6.61746 266 29 Oct, 2015

Pathologic Classic HD is the Definitive Edition of the original Cult Classic Psychological First-Person Survival game. In this unforgettable experience, players control one of three unique characters as they try to save a mysterious town from a deadly plague that cannot be stopped.

92.4%

Developer: Ice-Pick Lodge, General Arcade, Publisher: Good Shepherd Entertainment

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

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows XP or Later
  • Processor: AMD Athlon 64 2.3 GHz / Intel Pentium 2.2 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 4890 1024MB / GeForce 210 512MB
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 2 GB available space

AtmosphericStory RichSurvivalPsychological HorrorHorrorCult ClassicFirst-PersonRPGDarkAdventureSingleplayerGreat SoundtrackIndieChoices MatterClassicDifficultOpen WorldActionMatureWalking Simulator

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#13
What Remains of Edith Finch screenshot
What Remains of Edith Finch
Story RichAtmosphericWalking SimulatorFirst-PersonExploration

What Remains of Edith Finch

9.519833 968 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.

92.0%

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

Story RichAtmosphericWalking SimulatorFirst-PersonExplorationAdventureMysteryFemale ProtagonistSingleplayerGreat SoundtrackIndieNarrationShortDramaDarkPuzzlePsychological HorrorHorrorVisual NovelLovecraftian

#14
Hard Truck Apocalypse / Ex Machina screenshot
Hard Truck Apocalypse / Ex Machina
Post-apocalypticAutomobile SimAtmosphericOpen WorldAction

Hard Truck Apocalypse / Ex Machina

6.11369 298 14 Mar, 2014

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland of diesel and dust, bandits and mobsters rule the last remaining cities, controlling all vital trade routes and destroying any hope of a return to a lawful world.

90.3%

Developer: Targem Games, Publisher: Buka Entertainment, Game website

Windows | Steam Trading Cards

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: XP, 7, 8, 10
  • Processor: Pentium 4/Athlon XP 2 GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX compatible 128 MB
  • Storage: 2500 MB available space

Post-apocalypticAutomobile SimAtmosphericOpen WorldActionRPGRacingDrivingAdventureSingleplayerCult ClassicIndieClassicGreat SoundtrackOld SchoolVehicular CombatShooterStory Rich

#15
Gone Golfing screenshot
Gone Golfing
HorrorSurvival HorrorAtmosphericPhysicsAction-Adventure

Gone Golfing

3.449 10 4 Nov, 2020

Gone Golfing is a first person golfing survival horror. Try to finish the course with as few strokes as possible while surviving the horrors lurking at the cozy cove mini golf resort.

90.2%

Developer: Icehelm, Publisher: Icehelm, Game website

Windows | Steam Achievements | Full controller support

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7/8/10
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 | AMD FX-6300
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (2 GB) | AMD Radeon HD 7850 (2 GB)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 500 MB available space

HorrorSurvival HorrorAtmosphericPhysicsAction-AdventureFirst-PersonStory RichMysteryDark HumorPsychological HorrorPsychologicalSingleplayerAdventureActionOld SchoolRetroSurvival

#16
The Swapper screenshot
The Swapper
PuzzleSci-fiAtmosphericIndieSpace

The Swapper

7.94094 268 30 May, 2013

What if someone knew your mind better than you did? The Swapper is an award-winning, narrative driven puzzle game set in the furthest reaches of space.

89.6%

Developer: Olli Harjola, Otto Hantula, Tom Jubert, Carlo Castellano, Publisher: Facepalm Games, Game website

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

Sytem requirements

  • OS:Windows XP SP3 or later, 64/32bit
  • Processor:Dual Core CPU (2.2+ GHz Dual Core CPU or better)
  • Memory:1 GB RAM
  • Graphics:GeForce® 8800 or Radeon® HD4800 series, 512 MB of memory, OpenGL 3.0 support required
  • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
  • Additional:Intel HD Graphics are not officially supported. But if you've got yourself a 3000 or better then there is a reasonable chance it will mostly/sorta work. No promises, but we've been working hard on it, at any rate.

PuzzleSci-fiAtmosphericIndieSpacePlatformerPuzzle PlatformerSingleplayerAdventureGreat SoundtrackPhilosophical2DPsychological HorrorMetroidvaniaMysteryExplorationStory RichActionSide ScrollerDifficult

#17
Ori and the Blind Forest screenshot
Ori and the Blind Forest
Great SoundtrackAtmosphericPlatformerAdventureStory Rich

Ori and the Blind Forest

10.138336 1828 10 Mar, 2015

“Ori and the Blind Forest” tells the tale of a young orphan destined for heroics, through a visually stunning action-platformer crafted by Moon Studios for PC.

89.4%

Developer: Moon Studios GmbH, Publisher: Xbox Game Studios, Game website

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

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 @ 2.2GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ @ 2.8 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 240 GT or Radeon HD 6570 – 1024 MB (1 gig)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 8 GB available space

Great SoundtrackAtmosphericPlatformerAdventureStory RichMetroidvaniaFantasyCute2DSingleplayerDifficultActionIndiePuzzle PlatformerPuzzleExplorationSide ScrollerFamily FriendlyOpen WorldRPG

#18
FAR: Lone Sails screenshot
FAR: Lone Sails
AtmosphericAdventureIndiePost-apocalypticGreat Soundtrack

FAR: Lone Sails

8.57731 516 17 May, 2018

Traverse a dried-out seabed littered with the remains of a decaying civilization. Keep your unique vessel going, overcome numerous obstacles and withstand the hazardous weather conditions. How far can you make it? What will you find?

88.8%

Developer: Okomotive, Publisher: Mixtvision, Game website

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

Sytem requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7+ (64-bit OS required)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4 GHz, AMD FX 8120 @ 3.1 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 460 / 650m, AMD Radeon HD6570
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 3 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Not recommended for Intel HD Graphics cards.

AtmosphericAdventureIndiePost-apocalypticGreat SoundtrackExplorationSingleplayerPuzzleActionStory Rich2.5DShortDrivingSurvivalPuzzle PlatformerPlatformerCasualAction-AdventureNatureSteampunk

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