The Best Linear Games for Playstation 5

Update, : Blow & Fly added at rank #2.
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Lacuna (2021)

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

A murder. A hack. A bombing. All it takes to plunge the solar system into war – unless you do something about it. Help CDI agent Neil Conrad make a string of increasingly difficult decisions in this modern dialog-driven adventure set in a gorgeous 2D sci-fi noir universe.


  • multiple-endings
  • noir
  • conversation
  • investigation
  • cyberpunk
  • text
  • thriller
  • linear
  • detective
  • narration
  • fiction
  • choices
  • sci-fi
  • crime
  • pixel

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Blow & Fly (2022)

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

As a blowfish, traverse the world by rolling along the floor and propelling yourself through the air. Avoid the hazards and try to reach a vessel with water, which is vital for your survival.


  • platform
  • 2d
  • cartoony
  • linear
  • puzzle
  • physics
  • hand-drawn
  • funny
  • cute
  • colourful
  • stylized
  • family-friendly
  • controller-support

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Gardener's Path (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4 Playstation 5

Gardener’s Path is a top-down turn-based puzzle game, about fighting giant insects and protecting underground gardens. Solve increasingly elaborate puzzles scattered throughout 60 handcrafted gardens, each one with their own set of friends and foes. Take the advantage in a fight by wielding powerful artifacts, allowing you to travel back in time and perform elemental attacks. Fulfill your duty as a gardener, and fight against the pest of giant insects, to protect the ones you love. FEATURES * 60 unique, hand-crafted puzzles * Defeat insects while being aided by plants and power-ups * Season based pixel art graphics * Relaxing new-age soundtrack * Garden logbook full of information and illustrations


  • sokoban
  • turn-based
  • agriculture
  • movement
  • top-down
  • linear
  • pixel
  • grid
  • tutorial
  • relaxing
  • puzzle
  • strategy
  • manipulation
  • time
  • 2d

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Mastho is Together (2021)

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

In this precision platform game, you'll have to jump and dash to help Mastho avoid obstacles on the way, fulfilling his dream of finding the perfect balance between joy and vitality (he is a sugar-free marshmallow).


  • minimalist
  • platform
  • 2d
  • linear
  • family-friendly
  • abstract
  • atmospheric
  • side-scrolling
  • relaxing
  • action-adventure
  • rhythm
  • instrumental
  • tough-as-nails
  • casual

5

Breakout: Recharged (2022)

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Xbox One Nintendo Switch Playstation 5

The original brick breaker returns with its toughest challenge yet. Survive as long as you can in arcade or take on one of 50 challenges picking up game-changing power-ups along the way.


  • psychedelic
  • modern
  • arcade
  • 1980s
  • multi-ball
  • cooperative
  • family-friendly
  • linear
  • colourful
  • attack
  • score
  • rail
  • 2d
  • local
  • retro

6

Wife Quest (2021)

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

A retro platform, side-scrolling game with gorgeous pixel art. Help Mia rescue Fernando, her husband, who has been kidnapped by a Dark Elf named Morganna and her pack of Monster Girls.


  • 2d
  • pixel
  • platform
  • magic
  • scroller
  • linear
  • anime
  • cute
  • fantasy
  • colourful
  • relaxing
  • funny
  • side-scrolling
  • adventure

7

This is a game (2022)

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PC Windows Playstation 5 Playstation 4

This game is not a revolution, but this game is made with a lot of love and not a lot of skills.Play this game with a can of beans and enjoy!!!Discord : https://discord.gg/rhtc7yEXwF


  • 2d
  • tabletop
  • platform
  • linear
  • artificial
  • intelligence
  • fantasy

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Wind of shuriken (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 5 Playstation 4

Wind Shuriken is an exciting, stylish action platformer. Play as a legendary fighter from another galaxy, and use your legendary sword to defeat powerful enemies.


  • scroller
  • ninja
  • bullet-hell
  • assassin
  • 2d
  • action-adventure
  • linear
  • platform
  • sci-fi
  • old-school
  • team
  • story
  • futuristic
  • controller-support
  • local

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Cosmic Cube (2021)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 stadia Playstation 5 Xbox Series X/s

This is a refreshing horizontal version of the act game, which is still under production and has completed a simple trial version of the first level. It combines combo skills, perfect defense upgrade and other elements. What you want to see will be updated later


  • rpg
  • japanese
  • beat-em-up
  • action-adventure
  • linear
  • jrpg
  • 2d
  • 2.5d
  • scroller
  • hack-and-slash
  • anime
  • action

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