Every month, Pop Geeks looks through the extensive entries to Steam Greenlight – some of which we may have already reported on – and brings you some of the best indie games that are worthy of your attention, all in a listicle form counting down to our favorite. From horror games, to RPGs, and puzzle solvers to adventure games, these are some of the best indie entries to Steam Greenlight. If you see one that tickles your fancy, why not head over to the games Steam Early Access page and give it helpful hand? Not see some of you favorite entries? Let us know in the comments below!
Thugs is a tactical strategy with a branched storyline. The purpose of the game is the construction of a criminal organization in Sargos, the medieval city-state. The story begins with the arrival in Sargos of a group of people from a large-scale criminal syndicate, which should help the local subsidiary to solve their frictions with rival gangs and kingpins. After stabilization of the situation, the newcomers displace the current leader of the subsidiary and decide to create their own gang on his base.
Throughout the game the plot may vary, depending on the policy, which you have chosen for your organization. You can create a criminal empire, like Moriarty, or form a brotherhood in the best traditions of Robin Hood, or stay somewhere in the middle of these two, like the pirate John Silver. Also there will be quite unexpected possibilities, as an opportunity to become the head of the city. Money and power can resolve many issues in the Middle Ages.
Stitched strings together the thrilling story of Catherine Stockholmes, an otherwise ordinary girl. The story begins with Catherine waking up in an eerie doll factory. With a great desire to escape, Catherine is forced to venture through the factory. But little does she know that terrible fates always befall the curious ones. Will Catherine muster enough courage to needle her way out of the factory? Or will she fall into shear despair and perish? The game has a number of features including:
- Compelling story
- Unsettling atmosphere
- Meticulously detailed, hand drawn cutscenes
- Thoroughly developed characters
- Heart-stopping chase sequences
- A variety of engaging puzzles
Essencereaper Ritual is an Indie RPG (Role Playing Game) and as such you will travel over the west part of the continent known as Eternalia, looting, questing, killing monsters while followed during your adventures by up to four companions – there are up to ten different companions that could join your cause. During the adventures, you will also gather allies, territories and regiments to make an army that you will need to fight enemies
During the game, depending on your actions and the Spiritual Path you choose, the companions willing to join you or stay with you will be different, and applies to the regiments you can recruit for your army. There are some antogonist rewards you will get by choosing a particular decision that favour one spiritual path. Choose to fight slavers, and a Paladin companion might join you, choose to help the slavers and you may get gold and a dark paladin in your party. Those are your choices, and it is up to you to shape the destiny of you character as well as Eternalia course of events.
The Last Night
You will take the role of a doctor who was sent along with a rescue group to look for survivors in the middle of an extraterrestrial invasión, in the middle of the journey all the vehicles and electrical objects are affected causing terrible accident to you and all your companions, apparently electricity reacts strangely to having these beings nearby. You can use this advantage at night, all lights and electronic devices will start working when enemies approach them. You can throw spheres of light or noise to help you know where your enemies are. If you are being chased, you can run and hide in various places.
Heroes Never Die
Heroes Never Die is a Next-Gen shooting Game designed by Frostbite Games. Both traditional mode and VR mode are available in the game. If there’s a VR HMD, you will have an unusual adventure in VR mode, if not,traditional mode can bring you an enjoyable experience of the whole game as well.
The backstory of the game was set in mid-19th century, the Black Church lauched a horrible cataclysm, the whole world plunged into darkness and madness, players need to act as various heroes with different skills to fight against the disaster in the game, players will start their adventure in varied scene where are full of different enemies and monesters. During this period, heroes’ ability can be promoted.