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Welcome all to the Best Upcoming Indies of 2016 as picked by you! Read on to see what 90,000 voters narrowed down to the 5 indies they anticipate the most. Also if you are interested in mods, apps or VR, we have a best upcoming for them for you to read also.

Honorable Mentions

Firstly some deserving honorable mentions, that either just missed out or have placed previously. We all still eagerly await their release.


2016 Countdown

5th | Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder

ACE Team | Atlus | Coming 2017


The greatest “giant rocks rolling through historical/artistic ages” tower defense game is back with Rock of Ages II: Bigger and Boulder. Just like the title says, Bigger and Boulder cranks up the surrealism and gameplay with to be, well… BIGGER AND BOULDER. With an emphasis on the chaotic new 2-vs-2 multiplayer, new time periods, and improved graphics, physics, and destructibility powered by Unreal Engine 4, players will need to be ready for some intense rocking and rolling.



4th |Exoplanet: First Contact

Alersteam | Early Access Dec 9, 2016


Welcome to the harsh and unforgiving world of a space western! Explore a wild and dangerous planet, become a mercenary for a soulless corporation or ally yourself with oppressed free colonists. Join the new Gold Rush and fight for your life.



A sci-fi sandbox game of creation and survival on procedurally generated planets. You've crash-landed on an unforgiving world with nothing but a few tools and your imagination.



2nd |Guts and Glory

hakjakgames | Released Jul 22, 2016


Guts and Glory is a game about ordinary people competing in extraordinary challenges of life and death!
The first game mode planned is a "survival racing experience." Inspired by the likes of Happy Wheels, Turbo Dismount, Trials, Mario Kart, BeamNG, and even Super Meat Boy.



1st | Mordhau

Team Mordhau | TBD



Mordhau is a multiplayer first person slasher. Design your own weapons and armor, then battle it out with other players in various modes. It features a deep and fluid combat system that allows those that master it to turn into an unstoppable force on the battlefield.


Featuring deep combat and expansive customization, multiple combat roles and modes.


Well done to all winners and contestants, that wraps up the Top Upcoming, the Indie of the Year will be announced on the 28th of December.

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[WoR]TrustyJam
[WoR]TrustyJam

Thank you for the honorable mention and congratulations to all of the winners! :)

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hakjakgames
hakjakgames

Wow! Thank you so much everyone who voted! This is a huge honor and I will continue to do my best to make Guts and Glory as epic as I possibly can :D

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Mortlestiltskin
Mortlestiltskin

Some of these are BS xD Bannerlord should have been in the top 3.

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MaciKeks
MaciKeks

MORDHAU
STRONK

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tman0617
tman0617

That's some crap. Bannerlord and War of Rights should have beat all of those

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[WoR]TrustyJam
[WoR]TrustyJam

We came in as a second last year I think - that might be why we're not placed this year. :)

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BioDestroyer
BioDestroyer

Yes. The game takes a honorable mention if it couldn't score higher than its previous position.

War of Rights was 2nd last year.
Bannerlord was 3rd in 2013.

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abordeu
abordeu

A big thanks from ACE Team to everyone who supported Rock of Ages 2! We're honored to make the list. Congrats to all the other winners.

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Reichtangle
Reichtangle

End your enemies rightly!

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gamehacker
gamehacker

Congratulations everyone :D
May God&Jesus; bless your projects in 2017 :)

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Grator
Grator

Great projects all together

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