One is a zen-like game about creating a tree. One is a beautiful, abstract fencing game. Another sees its players fighting physically to win. In another of 2011's Independent Game Festival Nuovo Award nominees, you play as a dictator's cat.
Phew. So many shooters out at the moment, or games set in the apocalypse, or that just involve killing things. What we need is to relax for a moment and just grow a tree.