When you think of a custom PC, you probably initially think of something bulky and powerful. Maybe something that takes up your entire desk. But if you want to play most of the popular games coming out in 2022, you don’t need anything that imposing. You can get a custom mini PC, allowing you to play any game you want and easily attend LAN parties without lugging around a giant setup.
If you’re looking for games that are fulfilling in all the right ways but don’t take up a ton of space or need the most expensive graphics card out there, we have a list of amazing indie games for you to check out that will have you addicted and entertained.
Neon White is a fast-paced speedrunning game set in a colorful spirit world. While it has first-person shooter elements, Neon White is set apart by its focus on speed. Every weapon includes a movement ability, making everything you do even more efficient and fast. While every level has an objective, you’ll find yourself rushing around the level at will, enjoying the uniquely addicting movements in a world full of angels and demons.
Rogue Legacy 2
After a decade of waiting, Rogue Legacy 2 arrived in the spring of 2022. Rogue Legacy was one of the first rogue-lite games, allowing players to return after death instead of having to start dungeon crawling and solving quests from scratch. In Rogue Legacy 2, you change into a different character every time you die, each with their own unique traits. With straightforward abilities and a fast travel system, Rogue Legacy 2 is an improvement on the original with all of the same charm.
Little Noah: Scion of Paradise
If you like 2D gameplay with a twist, this game is for you. In this game, you play as Noah, a protagonist with the ability to command creatures known as Lilliputs. These creatures take the place of weapons, making this game a bit different from others in the genre. Your goal is to repair your airship but to do so you must fight tough bosses and complete arena-like challenges. There are tons of unlockables in this game, making it all the more satisfying to grind for hours.
This online multiplayer has an abundance of weapons, running and sliding, and an amazing cyberpunk soundtrack. This slick game was made by the same team that made Friday the 13th: The Game and Predator: Hunting Grounds but Arcadegeddon is totally different. It has missions to survive and enemies to fight. This is a very fun game to play on a custom mini PC.
Surf UFO Fighter
This competitive multiplayer game has everyone controlling UFOs that can punch downward and also carry objects with a beam. The goal? Punch capsules to reveal items and then carry the target item to your goal to win the round. You can punch each other to interfere, making each match intense and combative. While the game is pretty simple, the visuals, characters, and fun vibes will keep you hooked.