17 Best Non-linear games

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The best 17 Non-linear games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, 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 Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood released the 25 October 2018 and ranked #4, Aggelos released the 19 June 2018 and ranked #7, Isoland 2 - Ashes of Time released the 1 May 2018 and ranked #1.

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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4# 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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5# 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# Aggelos - 2018

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Inspired by non-linear Japanese retro adventures, Aggelos hurls players into the middle of a colossal struggle for survival as beings from another dimension threaten to invade the peaceful Kingdom of Lumen. A Vast Kingdom to Explore Venture through forests, seas, cave systems and ancient temples as you seek to uncover the magical elements needed to save the world from total annihilation. 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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9# 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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10# 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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12# 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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13# Operator Overload - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Operator Overload
Screenshot of the video game Operator Overload

Operator Overload is a new puzzle game by indie game creator Benn Powell. Solve your way through over a hundred levels of complex combinatoric conundrums using your logical deduction and problem solving skills, and then create your own using the in-game level editor for others to enjoy.

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14# A dead world's dream - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game A dead world's dream
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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15# 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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16# 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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17# GunWorld - 2014

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Plant seeds to grow guns! GunWorld is a love letter to 8-bit action games, it's an homage to everything great about classic game design and action heroes of the 1980s! An emphasis on high challenge and non-linear progression means GunWorld: Xbox One Edition is not for the faint of heart. Players will be challenged to complete a series of levels in any order they choose, unlocking new weaponry as they do. With each new piece of equipment additional options present themselves, encouraging experimentation and repeated level runs.

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