Gift Guide: 11 Indie Gems to Buy on Steam this Holiday Season

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It's the holiday season once again, which means it's time to find the perfect gift for yourself or the gamer in your life. Chances are that the hottest AAA games have been crossed off the Christmas list already, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of other great titles that you can pick up and make a gamer happy. For every AAA release, there's loads of awesome indie games that need a little bit of love. 

Steam has a huge library of indie games to choose from, and there's literally something to suit everyone's tastes. Whether it's a vibrantly colored, fast-moving platformer or a golf simulator where you play as 100ft robots, the indie scene has what your gamer wants. And there's no better place to find something quirky and different than the indie section on Steam. 

But with over 700 pages to look through, where do you start? Well, let us do the hard work for you. We’ve sought out 10 amazing games that are currently available for purchase on Steam. You can pick any of them up today and receive the kudos of choosing a really awesome game for someone -- all without the hassle of visiting an actual retail store. Win-win!

Published Nov. 15th 2016

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