19 Best Non-linear games

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The best 19 Non-linear games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, 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 Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood released the 25 October 2018 and ranked #5, Astrela Starlight released the 22 August 2018 and ranked #15, A Rite from the Stars released the 17 July 2018 and ranked #9.

1# Isoland 2 - Ashes of Time - 2018

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Experience a unique fusion of captivating puzzles, a philosophical parable and lighthearted storytelling that will transport you to a beautiful hand-drawn island filled with wonders. Embark on a fascinating journey through time and space, discover traces of a lost civilization, and tinker with mysterious machinery to unveil long forgotten secrets.

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2# Dead Age - 2017

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Manage survivors, go on dangerous scavenging runs, build alliances, craft equipment, make difficult story-influencing decisions, defend your camp against undead hordes and experience non-linear rogue-lite elements. Should you fail to survive the apocalypse, you can purchase upgrades with medals earned in previous playthroughs to give your new character an edge to start with.

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3# City of Fools - 2014

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Tundel has three evils – fools, roads and the mayor, who hides a UFO from the public. You are a successful journalist of a famous magazine. The Editor in Chief sends you to the town of Tundel on a mission to write about the mysterious incident. In order to complete the mission you'll need all your patience, wits and communication skills.

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5# Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood - 2018

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Enjoy the unique world, the epic classical background music, and the side-scrolling action of the Castlevania series! Remote Play requires PS Vita system and sufficiently robust Wi-Fi connection. 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# Shadow Complex Remastered - 2016

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ChAIRs fresh twist on classic side-scrolling design with modern, cutting-edge gameplay is amplified in Shadow Complex Remastered, featuring all of the content from the award-winning original game, updated with graphical enhancements, all-new dynamic melee take-downs, and additional Achievements and Master Challenges. Story Synopsis: Shadow Complex Remastered propels lost hiker Jason Fleming into the hollows of government conspiracy, dark political motives, and military upheaval. When Jason and his girlfriend Claire accidentally stumble upon a rogue paramilitary group called The Restoration, it soon becomes clear that the factions intent is to set in motion a chain of events that will cause America to collapse into a new civil war.

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7# The Lords of the Earth Flame - 2016

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The Lords of The Earth Flame is a novel game created in the best traditions of interactive fiction and text-based role-playing. Non-linear structure, rich text core, and the “analog” feel of times past are certain to provide unforgettable gaming experience for hours on end.

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9# A Rite from the Stars - 2018

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Welcome to the Mystical Island of Kaikala, home to the Makoa tribe, and Kirm, a young mute boy who must overcome a rite of passage to leave his childhood behind. Chosen by the Stars to become a legend among his peers, Kirm's rite will neither be ordinary nor easy as he masters the three paths of Wisdom, Courage, and Spirit.

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10# CONSTRUCT - 2016

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„First person platforming gameplay at its very best!“ Construct: Escape the System is a sci-fi themed first person platformer that sees you trapped in a computer system, trying to escape. Explore the system and discover the 8 empowering 'ability orbs'.

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12# Unborne - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Unborne
Screenshot of the video game Unborne

Unborne is a blend of the Mystery, Puzzle, and Horror genres, with a non-linear experience that lets you explore however you wish. Discover clues and examine your environment to piece together the lives of the family who have disappeared from their home.

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13# Aggelos - 2018

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AGGELOS is a mesmerizing new action-RPG inspired by the likes of Wonder Boy that looks like it was plucked straight out of the 16-bit era... but plays like a modern-day marvel!

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14# Gearend - 2017

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Gearend is a small 2D non-linear action-platforming exploration game. You control a small robot named Epsilon-98, or Eps, as he explores a hostile robotics research facility. Fight, restore, and explore as you search for the humans who awakened you.

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15# Astrela Starlight - 2018

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Astrela Starlight is an adventure game where the player can explore, interact with various NPCs, complete quests, mine and refine materials, then build new spacecraft and space stations.

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16# A dead world's dream - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game A dead world's dream

A Dead World's Dream is a challenging retro platformerAs a peaceful alien, explore a harsh world looking for hidden species.Unlocking upgrades and power-ups, travel to even more treacherous places.Carefuly examine your surroundings before jumping toward new dangers and secrets.

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17# Swordbreaker The Game. Text quest - 2015

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Our text adventure gives you a rare opportunity to find yourself in interactive fiction, where each player has their own storyline to develop. Some moves you make will change your character's karma, and others can lead you to the darkest corners of the castle, so be careful!

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18# The Sheltered - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game The Sheltered

"The Sheltered" is a top-down adventure game with an emphasis on exploration and decision making. Combining old school graphics and simple gameplay with modern storytelling and a multitude of choices, "The Sheltered" pushes a choice between safety and morals.

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19# Helena The 3rd - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Helena The 3rd
Screenshot of the video game Helena The 3rd

Pilot a jumping tank through a maze of underground caverns and dungeons in search of new abilities you'll need to progress deeper into the levels. Each upgrade is hidden out of reach of your tank, and can only be obtained after exploring on foot.

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