A really gorgeous metroidvania/action-platformer. I have only played a few hours of this game but I can tell that its right up Sean's alley.
Aquaria is such an awesome game and I think you'll like it a lot. It's about a girl called Naija that lives deep under water and uses the magic in the game called The Verse to solve puzzles, fight enemies ...
Game Dev Tycoon
Game Dev Tycoon is an indie game in which you have to design, create and market games! You start out with a small business in your garage but you have the potential to create the greatest games in the history ...
Dear Esther, Path of Exile :D
Path of Exile is free super technical RPG/hack and slash. ( http://www.pathofexile.com/ , http://www.pathofexile.com/passive-skill-tree , http://www.pathofexile.com/skills )Dear Esther is a fairly short interactive story/game and fairly cheap on steam. ( http://dear-esther.com/ )
I'm unsure it's already been suggested, but Creeper World 3 is one of the most amazing indie games I've ever played. It's full of strategy & science fiction, quite inline with other games played here ;D
I think this is right up your alley Day9 man, Cool music and free form game play. It's currently in demo mode , but its a good deal of fun even then. Maybe not something you would play for hours ...
Double Fine's Amnesia Fortnight Prototypes
This was the last post in the old thread, so I figured it could bear repeating here so it doesn't get lost.Double Fine has a game jam internally where they during two weeks forget whatever project they are on and ...
Goat Simulator - Really????
Okay, so yeah, Goat Simulator launched on April 1st. One couldn't honestly expect much, and the game does come with the following disclaimer:
Is a short problem solving game that has beautiful hand made elements, a beautiful sound track, and interesting puzzles. I think you would really enjoy it.
Weird little indie deck builder/city planner, with great art and full voice acting. Hasn't seen enough attention. Has a short campaign with a ridiculous difficulty curve, and a score attack type arcade thingy.
Day9 Should Play Hollow Knight!
He likes Dark Souls games (from what I could tell). He likes Castlevania SotN. Hollow Knight is almost a mix of both, sounds like a good deal to me. I love the game and would love to see him play ...