Year in Review: The Top Indie Games of 2017

In our end of the year review, we take a look at some of the most notable indie games of 2017. 

There’s no doubt about it, 2017 was an incredible year for indie game releases. With all of the amazing games coming out, it can be hard to keep track of everything. It’s easy to miss something while embedded in a new game, and as we enter 2018, it’s worth recapping some of the best indie games of 2017, especially with the plethora of sales going on right now.

To help expand your library, and give you games to play over the holidays, we put together a year in review featuring the top indie games of 2017! Note: These games are listed in no particular order, we feel they’re all equally amazing in their own right.


  • Developer: Laura Shigihara
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Release Date: May 10th, 2017

Click here to buy Rakuen on Steam.


  • Developer: Bloober Team SA
  • Genre: Cyberpunk
  • Release Date: August 15th, 2017

Click here to buy Observer on Steam.

Rain World

  • Developer: Videocult
  • Genre: Atmospheric
  • Release Date: March 28th, 2017

Click here to buy Rain World on Steam.

Finding Paradise

  • Developer: Freebird Games
  • Genre: Narrative
  • Release Date: December 14th, 2017

Click here to buy Finding Paradise on Steam.


  • Developer: Supergiant Games
  • Genre: Narrative
  • Release Date: July 25th, 2017

Click here to buy Pyre on Steam.

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Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.


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