From the ginormous, randomly generated playground of No Man's Sky, to the short form experimental platformer Pony Island; our indie game special is packed full of weird, interesting and unbelievably entertaining stuff. We've collected PC Gamer's finest coverage of the indie scene, and packed it into a 146 page celebration of creativity. We'll also save you money, with our list of the best free games you can try right now.
Here's what's inside:
- A massive No Man's Sky hands-on feature
- Previews of the best upcoming indie games, including Frozen Synapse 2, Tacoma, Yooka-Laylee and Mount & Blade II
- Our run down of the top 50 free games
- The making of Stardew Valley
- How modders are keeping Doom alive
- Diaries, retrospectives and anecdotes in our bumper Extra Life special