There are probably a billion articles floating around right now about the best discounts and sales on Steam, mostly centering around the 75% off AAA-games. However, Steam is a treasure trove filled with great games that deserve the spotlight that GTA V, Metro, and Counter Strike are currently soaking in.
So to help these little indie games get a boost, I’m putting together a list of 5 indie games on sale, that deserve some attention too.
The criteria here is that they must be independently developed video games on sale, and have at least a “mostly positive” review consensus on Steam.
We’ll have more groups of 5 throughout the sale, so keep checking back for more great little games, currently on sale during the 2015 Steam Summer Sale.
Domestic Dog Simulator $1.49 (50% off)
“Become a random dog in a random house and survive the harsh domestic life! Explore the city and interact with the world for discover items and secrets. Play, eat, drink, and sleep, remember to take care of yourself or else you will die. Play frisbee, dig up bones, and shop at various retail stores. Stay in a good mood, level up and buy new toys! Play however you want, piss on everything, blow up cars and hydrants with explosive poop, earn money and try to fill your house up with toys and gadgets.”
Squirreltopia $1.99 (50% off)
“The Squirrel population is in trouble! Shadow-tail, an evil, robotic squirrel has kidnapped squirrels and stolen all the gems from Squirreltopia! Get them back and defeat his powerful machines to take back your planet and prevent squirrel extinction!”
Morphopolis $0.19 (96% off)
“Lose yourself in the mesmerizing, fantastical world of Morphopolis, a game about transformation and discovery. Inspired by Machinarium and The Tiny Bang Story, Morphopolis takes you through a lucid insect world in a puzzle adventure that will stick with you for years.”
Tulpa $2.49 (75% off)
“Two beings entwined by fate; a girl and her soulmate, left to travel through a hauntingly elegant world where things can change in the blink of an eye. Explore the surreal landscape with them, solving riddles and negotiating fantastical obstacles in Tulpa, a unique puzzle platform adventure that’s as beautiful as it is challenging.”
Ether One $4.99 (75% off)
“Ether One is a first person adventure that deals with the fragility of the human mind. There are two paths in the world you can choose from. At its core is a story exploration path free from puzzles where you can unfold the story at your own pace. There is also a deeper, more adventurous path in which you can complete complex puzzles to restore life changing events of the patients history in order to help the validation of their life.”
So there you go, 5 great indie games that are currently on sale during the 2015 Steam Summer Sale. Check back in a day or two for 5 more indie games to check out! Feel free to suggest other games, in the comments below, or by reaching out directly through Twitter.