Download Free Indie Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Game Downloader

    2.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Game Downloader gives access to hundreds of games

    7
    314 votes
    • PROS: Free to download, Open source software and always being updated, Download 200+ games
    • CONS: Can be a little tricky to use for beginners
  • Octogeddon

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Silly indie action strategy game

    9
    516 votes
    • PROS: Fast action, Surprising strategy
    • CONS: Mediocre appearance, Somewhat repetitive
  • The Very Organized Thief

    1.1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Are you the best burglar?

    8
    115 votes
    • PROS: Constantly challenging, Endlessly replayable, A good mix of puzzle and stealth
    • CONS: Ugly old graphics
  • Presentable Liberty

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Presentable Liberty is a surreal, cerebral horror game

    8
    14 votes
    • PROS: Compelling story, Simple controls, Effective and moving writing, Interesting characters and themes
    • CONS: Simple, dull graphics
  • Trial Motorbikes

    1.36

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free 3D Dirt Bike trials game

    6
    107 votes
    • PROS: Bike balancing is slow and even, Beat the clock to win gold, silver or bronze , Subtle use of distance haze to create perspective , Camera angles are wide and suitably high
    • CONS: Acceleration up hill is the same as downhill, Big jumps feel a little empty and thrill free, Small number of tracks and levels, The graphics are lacklustre
  • Desura

    100.53

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Steam style games store

    7
    45 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Good selection of games, Inlcudes game Mods, Tools for developers, Useful forum
    • CONS: Does not include major games titles, Limited compared to Steam
  • Super Smash Bros. Crusade

    0.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free indie version of Super Smash Bros.

    10
    16 votes
    • PROS: Fight with a wide variety of Nintendo characters, All fighters have the same move/fighting controls, Off-platform/off-arena recovery is very easy, Some of the environments react to your characters
    • CONS: It is a shame they had to use pixelated graphics, Not an official Nintendo licensed game, The novelty wears off after 50 hours of play, Fully evolved Ridley is very overpowered
  • Icy Tower 2

    1.4.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    One of the most popular indie games of all time returns

    6
    6 votes
    • PROS: Easy to pick up and play, Achievements to keep you motivated, Power-ups, Addictive
    • CONS: Tower could be more varied
  • Meteor 60 Seconds!

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free and fun 2D indie puzzle game

    8
    57 votes
    • PROS: You can now play every level of the game for free , It is funny, action packed, and has about an hour of gameplay , It downloads and installs very quickly , Funny comic stories and silly puzzle premises
    • CONS: Some clues are to insubstantial or cryptic , The graphics are very basic , Repeated failures become very frustrating , No character choice or character customization
  • Cave Story

    1.0.0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    An indie platforming masterpiece

    8
    366 votes
    • PROS: A 2D masterpiece, Engrossing plot, Great retro graphics and sound
    • CONS: Saving should be easier
  • Ultra Game Launcher

    v2.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free way to launch and optimize older games

    7
    26 votes
    • PROS: Saves you repeatedly changing game settings, Groups your game icons together , Adding games and changing settings is easy , Uses functions that are already native to your operating system
    • CONS: File doesn't have a publisher listed within the .exe file , Hit-or-miss ability to increase game’s performance , Timer function is redundant in the Smartphone age , Some game icons do not appear on the interface screen
  • Color Switch

    3.4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Switch things up with Color Switch

    9
    13 votes
    • PROS: Smart, easy to understand mechanic, Surprisingly hard and addictive, Free to play, New modes added occasionally
    • CONS: Repetitive gameplay after a while, Not great on the audio front
  • Notes Of Obsession

    1.0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free indie horror walking simulator

    9
    6 votes
    • PROS: Free download , High level of design
    • CONS: Derivative , Short
  • MeepCity

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Visit the city, explore, create and have fun

    9
    59 votes
    • PROS: It has a fair amount of variety considering the low budget production, The game is rather popular with younger players, Dumb NPC characters are ironically amusing
    • CONS: It can become repetitive if you are trying to earn currency, Graphical glitches are common, The game has very few textures
  • Contemp

    1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free indie horror walking simulator

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS: Free download , High graphical quality
    • CONS: Short and limited , Little actual gameplay
  • Night Shift at Freddy's: Remastered

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Remastered version of popular indie game

    8
    16 votes
    • Mortal Kombat Flash

      1.0

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      Flash variation from indie developer of this legendary and great game.

      9
      3 votes
      • Racket Fury: Table Tennis VR

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Virtual reality table tennis game

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Fun aesthetic, Decent physics
        • CONS: Some VR hardware issues, Buggy multiplayer
      • Realm of Rulers

        0.8.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free indie crafting and building game

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Free download , Engaged developer team
        • CONS: Constant issues and crashes , Little to do
      • A Raven Monologue

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free surreal indie story experience

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Interesting concept, Soothing
        • CONS: Lacking in content, More film than game
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