Independent or indie games, take the road less traveled. There are many paths to go down, from retro reborn to Avant-grade artistry. Should any of that sound interesting to you; there are plenty of titles that will sate your appetite for something a little different.
Smaller companies often develop independent titles. This means that indie games have less robust graphics. That leaves more room for creativity and style. If you enjoy games outside the mainstream, check out an indie title.