The Best Choices Games for Playstation 4

Update : Athenian Rhapsody added at rank #14.
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Shadows Over Loathing (2022)

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PC Windows Mac OS Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 j Playstation 4

Step into the shady side of a black-and-white world in Shadows Over Loathing. Hunt down your missing uncle, discover shadowy plots, and save the world from eldritch terrors. Explore a dangerous open world, solve puzzles, and battle enemies as unique characters with their own abilities. With thousands of jokes, strategic combat, and a corrupt government to overthrow, this prohibition-era adventure promises endless entertainment.


What we like:
  • Humorous and entertaining dialogue
  • Fun puzzles and engaging story-line
  • No prior knowledge of KoL required
  • Good personalization and combat
  • Lovecraftian theme
  • Memorable sound design and soundtrack
What could be improved:
  • Backtracking due to time-travelling mechanic
  • Less comedic than the first game
  • Pacing issues
  • Writing overload

  • rpg
  • choices
  • comedy
  • lovecraftian
  • point-and-click
  • turn-based
  • investigation
  • adventure
  • funny
  • character
  • puzzle
  • old-school
  • 2d
  • customization
  • multiple-endings

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Ten Dates (2023)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox Series X Mac OS Android IOS iPhone

In Ten Dates, you navigate the thrilling world of speed dating as Misha or Ryan. Engage in ice-breaker games, face awkward scenarios, and unravel unexpected truths. Your choices shape your relationships in this multi-directional adventure. Will you find love in this realistic and inclusive rom-com game? It's a genuine, endearing, and lightly humorous exploration of the dating world.


What we like:
  • Realistic depiction of human interactions
  • Covers modern, controversial topics
  • Inclusive of different sexualities
  • Well-acted and scripted
  • Fun interactive game
What could be improved:
  • Weird transitions in decision trees
  • Some dialogue options lead to unexpected responses
  • Stereotypical and shallow characters
  • Choices and profile don't matter as much

  • choices
  • fmv
  • sequel
  • dating-sim
  • interactive
  • romantic
  • romance
  • nonlinear
  • comedy
  • multiple-endings
  • fiction
  • funny
  • realistic
  • adventure
  • dating

3

Heaven's Vault (2019)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4

An archaeologist uncovers a lost history in an ancient space Nebula. Award-winning narrative adventure game with hieroglyphic language puzzles, from the creators of 80 DAYS.


  • sci-fi
  • choices
  • narrative
  • adventure
  • interactive
  • sailing
  • fiction
  • mystery
  • story
  • non-linear
  • exploration
  • puzzle
  • discovery
  • point-and-click
  • hand-drawn

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Mediterranea Inferno (2023)

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Xbox Series X j Mac OS PC Windows Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox One

Explore the inner demons of three childhood friends on a summer retreat. Unearth secrets, fears and obsessions as you help them reconnect and rediscover themselves. A mature and treacherous visual novel from the creator of Milky Way Prince – The Vampire Star.


  • choices
  • visual-novel
  • lgbtq
  • comic
  • surreal
  • romance
  • horror
  • book
  • multiple-endings
  • psychedelic
  • thriller
  • hand-drawn
  • anime
  • story
  • drama

5

Grotto (2021)

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Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch PC Windows IOS iPhone Xbox One Playstation 4

Grotto is a mystical, narrative-focused experience. You are the Soothsayer. The one capable of talking with the stars and unveiling their messages. In a time of turmoil, the tribe of the valley turn to your powers of divination and come to you for guidance.


  • choices
  • immersive
  • walking-simulator
  • multiple-endings
  • fiction
  • psychological
  • interactive
  • replay-value
  • first-person
  • colourful
  • narrative
  • story
  • atmospheric
  • simulation

6

Wayward Strand (2022)

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80
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Xbox One Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox Series X Xbox Series X/s

Unravel the captivating world of Wayward Strand as Casey Beaumaris, a journalist in summer 1978. Engage with a diverse cast in an airborne hospital, uncover their unique stories and piece together mysteries. With real-time narratives and multiple playthroughs, each experience is a new discovery in this immersive adventure.


What we like:
  • Beautiful art and animation style
  • Unique worldbuilding
  • Excellent voice acting
  • High replayability value
  • Relaxing atmosphere
What could be improved:
  • Slow pacing
  • Repetitive dialogue
  • No manual saving
  • Flawed gameplay mechanics

  • narrative
  • wholesome
  • cozy
  • choices
  • story
  • drama
  • emotional
  • conversation
  • real-time
  • relaxing
  • adventure
  • book
  • stylized
  • historical
  • mystery

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Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical (2023)

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

Gods. Romance. Murder. Musical Numbers?! Play as Grace in a world where Greek Gods live in hiding among us. Change your fate as you draw friends, foes & lovers into song using your powers of musical persuasion to unravel the mystery of the Last Muse's death.


  • mythology
  • roleplaying
  • narrative
  • visual-novel
  • choices
  • romance
  • mystery
  • interactive
  • story
  • rpg
  • adventure
  • fantasy
  • self-discovery
  • graphic
  • novel

8

Goetia 2 (2022)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Explore a dark & unknown Venice in this point-and-click adventure. Your goal? Find a way to reunite your soul & body. Gather information & solve puzzles in your spectral form to make your way into this world despite the shenanigans of a troublesome demon!


  • fiction
  • investigation
  • choices
  • point-and-click
  • magic
  • demons
  • interactive
  • psychological
  • exploration
  • atmospheric
  • adventure
  • 2d
  • realistic
  • dark
  • horror

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The Life and Suffering of Sir Brante (2020)

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Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows

A narrative-driven hardcore RPG set in a gritty world ruled by real but unrelenting gods. Set out on a challenging lifetime journey, where every choice has a price and entails consequences. Will you become an inquisitor, a judge, or conspire against the old order? Dare to decide!


  • choices
  • fiction
  • visual-novel
  • story
  • rpg
  • medieval
  • narrative
  • interactive
  • fantasy
  • violent
  • text
  • adventure

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Goodbye Volcano High (2023)

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Playstation 4 PC Windows Playstation 5

Goodbye Volcano High is a cinematic narrative adventure about love, change, and the end of the world. Guide Fang through their final year of high school as they try to make things right before time is up.


  • dinosaurs
  • visual-novel
  • choices
  • cinematic
  • lgbtq
  • wholesome
  • rhythm
  • fiction
  • interactive
  • music
  • comic
  • emotional
  • conversation
  • hand-drawn
  • narrative

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