The Best Book Games

Update : Crumbling added at rank #10.
1

Unpacking (2018)

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PC Windows Linux IOS iPhone Android Xbox One Mac OS

Experience the simple joy of Unpacking in this zen-like game. Through eight house moves, you'll uncover a heartwarming story told through objects, creating an intimate connection with a character you never see. Organize your home, enjoy the beautiful soundtrack, and immerse yourself in a unique narrative journey that mirrors the ups and downs of life.


What we like:
  • Unforgettable storytelling through objects
  • Relaxing, meditative gameplay
  • Beautiful pixel-art visuals
  • Captivating soundtrack
  • Engaging puzzle-solving experience
What could be improved:
  • Game duration is quite short
  • Limited customization options

  • pixel
  • puzzle
  • story
  • book
  • narrative
  • relaxing
  • isometric
  • zen
  • achievements
  • cute

2

Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective (2021)

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IOS iPhone PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Adapted from the bestselling children’s book series Pierre The Maze Detective, play as Pierre in this adventure/puzzle game and recover the stolen Maze Stone. Journey through breathtakingly hand-drawn illustrations, meet eccentric characters, and solve puzzles to save Opera City!


  • maze
  • book
  • hand-drawn
  • puzzle
  • detective
  • hidden-object
  • exploration
  • comic
  • collectathon
  • 2.5d
  • collector
  • creature
  • colourful
  • cartoony
  • adventure

3

Labyrinth City (2021)

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IOS iPhone PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Adapted from the bestselling children’s book series Pierre The Maze Detective, play as Pierre in this adventure/puzzle game and recover the stolen Maze Stone. Journey through breathtakingly hand-drawn illustrations, meet eccentric characters, and solve puzzles to save Opera City!

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  • book
  • detective
  • hidden-object
  • 2.5d
  • comic
  • collectathon
  • hand-drawn
  • maze
  • collector
  • creature
  • cartoony
  • colourful
  • adventure
  • stylized
  • casual

4

DC's Justice League: Cosmic Chaos (2023)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X/s Xbox One Xbox Series X

Suit up as Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman and take on some of the most powerful Super-Villains in the DC universe with DC’s Justice League: Cosmic Chaos.

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  • superhero
  • book
  • dungeon
  • rpg
  • cooperative
  • action
  • cartoony
  • open-world
  • comic
  • action-adventure
  • villain
  • sandbox
  • combat
  • comedy
  • family-friendly

5

The Lord of the Rings: War (2021)

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PC Windows Xbox 360 Playstation 3 IOS iPhone Android

Experience and Interface Optimization. Fixed language and technical bugs.

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  • book
  • rpg
  • hack-and-slash
  • cooperative
  • battle
  • combat
  • fantasy
  • split-screen
  • fight
  • action
  • endless
  • war
  • online
  • arpg
  • boss-fight

6

Asterix & Obelix: Slap them All! (2021)

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Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox One Nintendo Switch

Asterix & Obelix, return in a new adventure full of slaps! Play as Asterix and Obelix and cross the most iconic landscapes of the saga while facing a host of enemies, in a Beat Them Up filled with action ... and slaps!


  • hand-drawn
  • book
  • beat-em-up
  • horizontal
  • 2d
  • scrolling
  • local
  • brawler
  • comic
  • cooperative
  • fight
  • adventure
  • multiplayer

7

Abyss Memory Fallen Angel and the Path of Magic (2022)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Worldwide Drawing Adventure Challenge Strive forward with easy-to-learn controls. Drawing action! Protect, connect, aid, and guide with your mouse. Mariel will continue to walk in a single direction. Draw paths with your mouse and aid Mariel on her adventure through the Abyss.


  • fantasy
  • grand
  • book
  • adventure
  • action
  • cute
  • 2d
  • atmospheric
  • platform
  • puzzle
  • single-player

8

Goosebumps Horror Town (2018)

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IOS iPhone Android

Lizzy visited Horrorland with her family in the past and hardly survived it. This time Lizzy is persuaded and escorted by Derek & Margo Strange, two presenters of “The Strange Report”.

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  • simulation
  • never-ending
  • horror
  • build
  • construction
  • book
  • city-building
  • buildings
  • in-depth
  • squad
  • inventory
  • zombies
  • strategy
  • mystery
  • survival

9

Asterix and Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 (2021)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows

Asterix & Obelix – Slap them all! 2 is a Beat’em Up with an original story. Explore different places such as forest ruins, a vast Roman camp and even Lutèce. Encounters and fights punctuate the storyline. This dynamic game invites you to come on an adventure — with a generous distribution of slaps!

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  • beat-em-up
  • brawler
  • book
  • spectacle
  • penci-grid
  • fight
  • slap
  • hand-drawn
  • combat
  • local
  • combo
  • comic
  • adventure
  • action
  • no-frills

10

Crumbling (2024)

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PC Windows

Woosh! Bam! Pow! Remember playing with action figures? Put on your VR headset, grab your favorite Crumbling and fight your way through an onslaught of plastic monsters in this unique third-person action rogue-like that brings you right back to your childhood!

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  • comic
  • vr
  • hack-and-slash
  • book
  • narration
  • 1990s
  • magic
  • family-friendly
  • third-person
  • rogue-like
  • 1980s
  • tabletop
  • retro
  • cute
  • cartoony

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