author: Hubert Sledziewski
Best Indies of 2021 According to IndieDB Users
IndieDB.com published a list of the best indie games of 2021 according to its users.
As is usually the case, the approaching end of the year is a great opportunity for all sorts of recaps. For example, yesterday we wrote about the best-selling games on Amazon. Also IndieDB.com - after conducting its annual voting among its users - published the list of the best independent games a.k.a. indies of 2021.
The top spot is taken by Chernobylite, a survival horror FPP action adventure game from Polish studio The Farm 51. The rest of IndieDB.com community's honorable mentions, check out the list below.
Top indie games of 2021 according to IndieDB.com users
- 1. Chernobylite
- 2. Hedon Bloodrite
- 3. The Forgotten City
- 4. Forgive Me Father
- 5. Solasta: Crown of the Magister
- 6. Rise of Humanity
- 7. Dread Templar
- 8. Inscryption
- 9. Gamedec
- 10. Vagrus: The Riven Realms
The craftsmanship of Chernobylite's devs is also evidenced by the fact that the game has been warmly received by the trade media and the community gathered on Steam. On Metacritic, the average rating for Chernobylite's PC version is 75/100 (out of 49 reviews). Users of Valve's platform rated it even better, with 83% of the nearly 6,500 reviews on Chernobylite being positive. Our reviewers gave these games respectively 8.0 and 7.5 out of 10 possible points. Their texts can be found below.
Check our other summaries of the year:
- The Best Strategy & RTS Games of 2021 - Editors' Choice
- Most Wanted Video Games of 2022. Editors' Choice