You look over the preserved relics of dead family members and are sucked into vignettes that tell the stories of how various Finches died. However, its charming style and magical realism tilt make What Remains of Edith Finch involving and touching rather than depressing. You can’t fail as such, aside from getting lost, and the entire experience lasts 2-3 hours rather than 20.

Not every game has to be about destroying aliens or shooting off the faces of unnamed soldiers.

American Truck Simulator is like mindfulness meditation compared to those titles.

You command three fighters with fast, slow and magic attacks, and the ability to dodge. However, there’s plenty of fantasy fuel and it’s more involving than your average game.

Not every top steam game is an epic open world title that would sell for $60 on PS4 and Xbox One.

Into the Breach is an elegant sci-fi strategy blast you can play on your lunch break at work.

It is made by the team behind Faster than Light, still one of our favourite PC games of the last decade.Some screenshots make Surviving Mars look like The Sims: Red Planet edition. You build an outpost on a patch of Mars, and have to keep it running to avoid your colonists dying in on the planet’s harsh surface. Mis-managing resources in Sim City or Civilization may make your inhabitants angry, or lower your income.But in Surviving Mars it can cause a chain reaction that sees life support systems fail.It might remind you of the Tony Hawk games, when they were good, or snowboard console classic SSX.The use of generated “tracks” means you can’t master courses, but it’s the mastery of the bike’s physics you’re aiming for anyway.If you're getting into PC gaming, Steam is the first place to look for new games. Buy one and you can download and install it as many times as you like. Steam is a giant labyrinth of games, and if you are tempted in by its frequent sales you may end up with a stack of titles you've never booted-up. Below you'll find some of the very best recent Steam titles and some older games we think you should not miss.