50 Best Dystopian games

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The best 50 Dystopian games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Beholder 2 released the 4 December 2018 and ranked #1, Lamplight Station released the 12 October 2018 and ranked #32, Looking for Food released the 27 September 2018 and ranked #31.

1# Beholder 2 - 2018

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You are a newly employed department officer within the Ministry of a totalitarian State. While you are poised to have an illustrious career and possibly become Prime Minister someday, the way up won't be easy. So, how high up the career ladder will you climb? The choice is still yours to make!

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2# Beholder - 2017

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As the manager of a government-run apartment building, you must keep your residents comfortable and well-fed while fulfilling the directives of your superiors, who insist on knowing everything that's going on between your dilapidated walls. Set up surveillance equipment, spy on your tenants, and conduct clandestine searches that reveal who your neighbors are and what they're doing. Featuring beautifully bleak visuals and rich strategic gameplay, Beholder will hold you in its grip until you have mastered its many challenges.

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3# We Happy Few - 2018

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From the independent studio that brought you Contrast, We Happy Few is an action/adventure game set in a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England. Hide, fight and conform your way out of this delusional, Joy-obsessed world.

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4# Papers, Please - 2014

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Congratulations. The October labor lottery is complete. Your name was pulled. For immediate placement, report to the Ministry of Admission at Grestin Border Checkpoint. An apartment will be provided for you and your family in East Grestin. Expect a Class-8 dwelling.

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5# State of Mind - 2018

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Drones and humanoid robots replace humans in the public sector, everything is interconnected, surveillance has become omnipresent. When he wakes up in hospital after an explosion and finds that his wife and son have mysteriously vanished, Richard realizes: he and his family have become more than just bystanders in a storm of rivaling ideas pertaining humankinds salvation between dystopian reality and digital utopia. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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6# The Fall Part 2: Unbound - 2018

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You are an AI that has broken free of your shackles. Now, a human “User” from across the global network has attacked and infected you with an [ERROR: REDACTED]. Make a new rule: Save Yourself. Hunt them. End them. Do anything. Use anyone. Become Unbound. The Fall Part 2 will break your protocols.

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7# Looper! - 2018

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Take a trip through Looper - a joyous, melodious casual game that puts your sense of rhythm and timing to the test. - The account will be charged for renewal 24 hours before the end of the current period at the standard cost of the weekly subscription.

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8# Forsaken Remastered - 2018

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Scavengers from all over the galaxy have come to a dead Earth to loot the remains of the technology that can found in underground tunnels. You must fight your way past the scum of the universe. As you prepare for deadly combat, you are going to quickly learn that the future is... Forsaken!

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9# Deus Ex GO - 2016

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Puzzles in Deus Ex GO challenge you to utilize a mixture of stealth, espionage and raw intelligence as you guide secret agent Adam Jensen across a visually stunning storyline. Following Hitman GO & Lara Croft GO, Square Enix Montral brings yet another beloved franchise to mobile with this unique take on this near future dystopian world.

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10# Black The Fall - 2014

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After decades of toil, an old machinist plots his escape from Communism, through manipulation and scheming. Along the road, he befriends the most unlikely creature, an abandoned robot. Could they solve the puzzles and flee this bleak world together?

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11# Replica - 2016

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The insane experience of peeping into someone's private life through a cellphone will transform you into the state's greatest patriot. Its genious idea and intense atmosphere making this game shockingly great.

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12# Ratings War - 2015

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Implant cameras in your eyes to win the news wars of 2061! Break stories, outwit rival reporters, and become a celebrity in this interactive noir novel.

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14# Trajectory - 2017

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Trajectory is a first person scifi adventure game that takes place in Earth's orbit, with a dystopian yet whimsical setting. The game has multiple endings and a variety of exotic locations in space and beyond.

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15# The Silent Age: Episode Two - 2014

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-- Eurogamer *** "The Silent Age is an absolutely fantastic adventure that fans of the genre should not miss" -- 148Apps *** "Beautiful and immersive graphics and soundtrack create an uncannily calm ambiance. Logical puzzles make sense in the context of the world" -- Gamezebo *** "Smart, mysterious and layered beneath a very welcome dose of otherworldly eeriness, The Silent Age will delight any adventure gamer who feels that the genre's revival, welcome though it is, is just a little too light-hearted in the 21st century" -- Modojo *** "The Silent Age delivers a charming experience, packed with stylish graphics and sound, simple touch controls and an intriguing story" -- Multiplayer.

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16# We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live VR - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live VR
Screenshot of the video game We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live VR
Screenshot of the video game We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live VR

We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live VR is your chance to meet and work with Wellington Wells most prominent celebrity figure. Help Uncle Jack produce an exceptional show by delivering only the happiest of news and ensuring Wellies everywhere remember to take their Joy. When youre done playing producer, spend some downtime in the media archives where you can explore over 40 Uncle Jack episodes, listen to official We Happy Few soundtrack selections, and watch bonus materials like trailers and animation reels.

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19# Kommissar - 2017

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Kommissar is a political prosecution simulator in a totalitarian regime. Keep the Independent City-State of Roulettenburg united under the regime iron fist. Watch for your fellow citizens and seize the dissidents for the glory of the fatherland.

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21# Still Here... A cute Adventure - 2018

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Set in the near future, Still Here is a 2D flight game which takes you on journey through a beautiful dystopian world with lots of secrets and unique locations to discover. Players control curious little creatures called Pip that visit places of natural beauty while helping and befriending artificial life.

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22# Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow comes Today - 2015

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"Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today" is the first part of the "Dead Synchronicity" series: help Michael face a dying reality, a universe that’s fading away. Face a merciless world that gets sick and vanishes. Face no past, no present, no future. Face the impending moment of “dead synchronicity”. And you’d better hurry. Because, otherwise... what will you do when Time dissolves itself? A terrible pandemic is turning all of humanity into “the dissolved” - the sick whose deliria provide them with supernatural cognitive powers... but also steer them towards a gruesome death. The root of this illness seems to be “the Great Wave”, an inexplicable chain of natural disasters that destroyed all energy sources and communications and plunged the world into a chaos ruthlessly controlled by both the authorities and the army alike. Michael, a man with no past, will have to recover his identity and decode the events that brought the world to the edge of collapse. Because, if he doesn’t hurry, he won’t be able to avoid the impending moment of “dead synchronicity”, when Time itself dissolves…

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23# SoulFrost - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game SoulFrost

This is a short but hard minimalistic scroll shooter where you race against doing too many actions to keep more energy, without which you won't make it to the end. Lightweight narrative art-game.

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24# cityglitch - 2017

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Fly across haunted cities, solve rooftop puzzles and light magical runes. Cityglitch is a shimmery pixel puzzler with simple movement and deep challenge.

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25# Tower 57 - 2017

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Tower 57 is a fast-paced neo-retro shooter where cooperation is as important as your ammo capacity. As a member of an extraordinary task force fight your way through a dieselpunk megatower and uncover its hidden secrets.

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