The Best Inventory Games

Update : Sinderfury added at rank #23.
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DREDGE (2023)

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

Embark on a unique adventure in Dredge, a game that combines fishing and Lovecraftian horror. As a fisherman, you'll catch fish, complete quests, and unravel mysteries. Upgrade your boat and equipment to face the dangers that lurk in the shadows. With captivating visuals and audio, you'll be immersed in this meticulously crafted universe.


What we like:
  • Relaxing gameplay
  • Captivating Lovecraftian atmosphere
  • Variety of fish and quests
  • Upgradable boat and equipment
  • Meticulously crafted universe
What could be improved:
  • Quests can be repetitive
  • Lack of depth in gameplay mechanics
  • Shallow storytelling

  • horror
  • inventory
  • fishing
  • mystery
  • sailing
  • exploration
  • management
  • simulation
  • open-world
  • lovecraftian
  • psychological
  • rpg
  • relaxing
  • grid

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No Man's Sky (2016)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One Playstation 5 psvr osvr Xbox Series X Mac OS Android

No Man's Sky is a massive universe-sim sandbox experience that lets you explore an infinite number of planets with unique lifeforms and environments. Upgrade your ship and suit for survival and choose your own path - whether you want to be a trader, fighter, or explorer. The game offers great graphics and good VR support with the ability to play with friends and share your discoveries.


What we like:
  • Deliver on promises
  • Great graphics
  • Cross-play enabled
  • Good VR support
What could be improved:
  • Some bugs present
  • Not challenging enough
  • No co-op progression

  • inventory
  • survival
  • exploration
  • sci-fi
  • crafting
  • pirates
  • resource
  • aliens
  • trading
  • discovery
  • multiplayer
  • sandbox
  • space
  • management
  • open-world

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Save Room (2022)

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

When you enter a save room you know you are safe, no danger can come to you, you can relax. Take advantage of this short period of time to organize your inventory, heal your wounds and reload your weapons. Can you make all the items fit in your inventory?


  • inventory
  • management
  • survival-horror
  • movement
  • puzzle
  • gun
  • logic
  • sniper
  • minimalist
  • resource-management
  • grid
  • relaxing
  • military
  • hunting

4

Cozy Grove (2021)

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

Cozy Grove offers a charming, narrative-driven island-style setting game where you play as a Spirit Scout who helps ghosts trapped on an island. With a range of activities such as fishing, crafting, and collecting resources, this game has an unexpected depth with ghost bear characters having their narratives ranging from comedic to bittersweet and impactful.


What we like:
  • Adorable cast of characters
  • Beautiful hand-drawn visuals
  • Charming soundtrack
  • Deep layer of complex themes
  • Available on multiple platforms
What could be improved:
  • Lack of cross-save functionality
  • Smaller scale compared to Animal Crossing
  • Limited storage
  • Time-limited quests
  • Limited play each day

  • relaxing
  • crafting
  • hand-drawn
  • life-sim
  • simulation
  • inventory
  • cute
  • real-time
  • cozy
  • narrative
  • collectathon
  • isometric
  • story
  • resource
  • difficult

5

Backpack Hero (2023)

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The inventory management roguelike! Collect rare items, organize your backpack, and vanquish your foes!


  • rogue-like
  • deckbuilder
  • management
  • inventory
  • rogue-like-deckbuilder
  • turn-based
  • moddable
  • backpack
  • battler
  • procedural
  • building
  • replay-value
  • choices

6

MementoMori: AFKRPG (2022)

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Android IOS iPhone PC Windows

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  • conspiracy
  • inventory
  • puzzle
  • afk
  • third-person
  • adventure
  • battle
  • dungeon-crawler
  • psychological
  • detective
  • drama
  • crossword
  • endings
  • dungeon
  • instrument

7

Generation ZeroA (2019)

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PC Windows Playstation 4

Generation Zero is a stealth-action shooter where you wage guerilla warfare against lethal mechanical enemies. Explore a vast open world map inspired by the Swedish Cold War era, take part in the resistance alone or with up to three friends in seamless co-op.

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  • robots
  • open-world
  • shooter
  • cooperative
  • first-person
  • survival
  • inventory
  • fps
  • 1980s
  • stealth
  • military
  • combat

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Save Room - Organization Puzzle (2022)

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Linux PC Windows

When you enter a save room you know you are safe, no danger can come to you, you can relax. Take advantage of this short period of time to organize your inventory, heal your wounds and reload your weapons. Can you make all the items fit in your inventory?


  • management
  • movement
  • gun
  • resource-management
  • inventory
  • logic
  • sniper
  • minimalist
  • relaxing
  • grid
  • survival-horror
  • hunting
  • re4
  • military
  • customization

9

Maiz (2023)

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PC Windows

Using laser beams, reflexions, blocks and button to push and activate, solve the puzzles in Maiz to discover the story of this Moroccan village.


  • puzzle
  • maze
  • first-person
  • adventure
  • platform
  • farming
  • grand-strategy
  • inventory
  • point-and-click
  • precision
  • funny
  • casual
  • mystery
  • interactive
  • walking-simulator

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HYPERVIOLENT (2023)

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early access PC Windows

An ancient evil has awoken in the depths of a remote mining asteroid, stirred from its slumber by man's lust for power. Unaware, you answer a distress call and become stranded, surrounded by monstrous foes. Unravel the mystery of this madness and stop its spread in this violent retro shooter!


  • 1990s
  • first-person
  • management
  • inventory
  • space
  • horror
  • dark
  • violent
  • shooter
  • fps
  • 3d
  • sci-fi
  • atmospheric
  • multiplayer
  • single-player

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