The Best Lore Games

Update, : Murderous Muses added at rank #21.
1

Kamiko (2017)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox One wiiware

Wield your weapon bestowed by the gods, and open the gates between worlds!


  • pixel
  • boss
  • demons
  • lore
  • hack-and-slash
  • top-down
  • retro
  • combo
  • faith
  • action-adventure
  • puzzle
  • boss-fight
  • cute
  • colourful
  • 1990s

2

Limbus Company (2023)

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PC Windows IOS iPhone Android

As the Executive Manager of Limbus Company, lead your group of twelve Sinners, venture into the buried facilities of Lobotomy Corporation, and lay claim on the Golden Boughs.


  • turn-based
  • lore
  • rpg
  • strategy
  • pve
  • anime
  • visual-novel
  • tactical
  • story
  • dystopian
  • management

3

SD Gundam Battle Alliance (2022)

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

SD Gundam Battle Alliance is a multiplayer Gundam action RPG where you can smash foes solo or with friends in thrilling mechanized combat. Acquire new mobile suits, power them up, and take them into battle in various missions!


  • mech
  • rpg
  • modeling
  • cooperative
  • animation
  • anime
  • action
  • lore
  • robots
  • hack-and-slash
  • historical
  • 3-person
  • third-person
  • pve
  • beat-em-up

4

Three of Cards (2021)

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PC Windows

Three Cards is a movie-like noir stealth action game. The magician has a horrible relationship with insurance company A. Help the magician to take revenge on the key characters who have plunged him into hell, and shed light on his path. Because the process will be very dark and terrible.

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  • noir
  • lore
  • philosophical
  • superhero
  • metroidvania
  • drama
  • pve
  • atmospheric
  • stealth
  • scroller
  • rpg
  • crime
  • dark
  • story
  • action-adventure

5

Viscerafest (2021)

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early access PC Windows Linux

Viscerafest is a Sci-Fi Fantasy Singleplayer Arena FPS with minor Collectathon elements. Fight through hordes of aliens and eldritch monstrosities wielding a slew of powerful weapons, juggling your resources, and exploring over 23 intricately designed hand-crafted levels.


  • shooter
  • first-person
  • lovecraftian
  • lore
  • arena
  • stylized
  • aliens
  • cartoony
  • pixel
  • retro
  • fps
  • horror
  • old-school
  • sci-fi
  • arcade

6

Kabaret (2023)

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Xbox One Xbox Series X PC Windows

Welcome to the Kabaret - where monsters from Southeast Asian myths and folklores dwell. Perform tea cermonies, play traditional games, and question your humanity.


  • lore
  • visual-novel
  • multiple-endings
  • investigation
  • choices
  • fiction
  • fantasy
  • point-and-click
  • narration
  • hand-drawn
  • demons
  • stylized
  • interactive
  • folklore
  • story

7

Labyrinth of Zangetsu (2022)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 PC Windows

Fight Japanese-folklore-inspired Yokai in a ink-brush illustrated Dungeon Crawler! Set in the moonlit city of Ido, the world has blackened under the 'Ink of Ruin' disaster. Conscript & customise your team of warriors as you venture deep into labyrinths and ink your destiny in a winding narrative...


  • dungeon-crawler
  • turn-based
  • noir
  • lore
  • rpg
  • party
  • abstract
  • hand-drawn
  • stylized
  • dark
  • dungeon
  • historical
  • strategy
  • demons
  • mythology

8

Siege of Avalon: Anthology (2021)

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PC Windows

Siege of Avalon is an isometric story-driven fantasy-RPG. The Citadel of Avalon is all that remains of the once-mighty seven kingdoms. The invaders have surrounded Avalon and the depleted garrison is bracing for the final assault. Now is the time for the birth of a legend.


  • rpg
  • lore
  • party
  • medieval
  • isometric
  • old-school
  • story
  • fantasy
  • western
  • war
  • character
  • exploration
  • hack-and-slash

9

Beacon (2019)

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Android PC Windows

Mutate yourself to victory as you scavenge an uncharted alien planet in this stylish sci-fi action rogue-like. With the help of your Clone Bay death isn't the ending, just another chance to find your Beacon.


  • lore
  • loot
  • procedural
  • dinosaurs
  • space
  • bullet-hell
  • rogue-like
  • twin-stick
  • demons
  • aliens
  • robots
  • minimalist
  • top-down
  • sci-fi
  • fast-paced

10

Word Farm Adventure: Word Game (2021)

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Unveil the story of Perry the Parrot, Rex the Dog, and the other farm heroes on their adventure in this awesome word puzzle game!. Want to enjoy exclusive bonuses, meet other word puzzle enthusiasts, and dive deeper into the Van Der Farm story?


  • crossword
  • word
  • arts
  • multiple-endings
  • martial
  • choices
  • emotional
  • resource-management
  • fiction
  • lore
  • drama
  • visual-novel
  • romance
  • historical
  • alternate

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