What if you were dropped into an ocean that came up to your waist and presented with an island within walking distance? What if that island contained a wealth of mysterious, adaptive music and strange creatures for you to explore?

That’s the premise of Proteus, one of the strangest and most compelling explorations into gaming that I’ve played in a long time. It’s an odd marvel.

In between adventure games, shooters, JRPGs and traditional titles, we’re going to fire up a few of these indie surprises every now and again. Is that cool with you?