The Best Philosophical Games

Update : Riven added at rank #1.
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Riven (2024)

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Uncover a story of intrigue, betrayal, and a civilization teetering on the brink of collapse as you solve intricate puzzles to unlock the secrets of Riven. Built from the ground-up and expanded from the award-winning original game released in 1997.


  • 3d
  • emotional
  • exploration
  • walking-simulator
  • surreal
  • story
  • philosophical
  • investigation
  • logic
  • mystery
  • atmospheric
  • puzzle
  • grade-school
  • first-person
  • adventure

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Metaphysical Abyss (2024)

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PC Windows

A Van Veen original game. Because everything else is irrelevant.

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  • philosophical
  • minimalist
  • 3d
  • exploration

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Goo Go (2024)

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early access PC Windows

Test your skills, patience, and nerves in a game where one mistake will send you back to the beginning. Oh, and welcome to "Goo Go"!

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  • precision
  • parkour
  • platform
  • philosophical
  • psychological
  • surreal
  • horror
  • physics
  • funny
  • third-person
  • difficult
  • linear
  • single-player
  • nature
  • survival

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Anandala (2024)

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PC Windows

Anandala is a virtual reality art experience where you explore a vast labyrinth of ever-changing, psychoactive abstract art and interact with curious and expressive artificial-life creatures.

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  • psychedelic
  • artificial
  • intelligence
  • abstract
  • transhumanism
  • vr
  • philosophical
  • surreal
  • immersive
  • procedural
  • sci-fi
  • relaxing
  • open-world
  • atmospheric
  • exploration

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Playing Kafka (2024)

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There are things that often fail on nothing but themselves. Is there even a way out? Playing Kafka is a narrative adventure full of impenetrable schemes, insidious plot twists and conversations that slip out of hand. Based on Kafka’s life and his work, developed with Kafka experts.


  • choices
  • surreal
  • atmospheric
  • fiction
  • philosophical
  • point-and-click
  • adventure
  • interactive
  • psychological
  • emotional
  • stylized
  • story
  • book
  • 3d
  • drama

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With My Past (2024)

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PC Windows

"How should I face my past in my ever-changing life? "Listen to her inner voice and solve these challenging puzzles to help her face her past self.

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  • philosophical
  • platform
  • puzzle
  • 2d
  • psychological
  • pixel
  • scroller
  • drama

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hibernation (2024)

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Mac OS PC Windows

Hibernation Day is a short dialog based adventure with cozy visuals. It's about family and the problems we face trying to keep it afloat.

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  • wholesome
  • narration
  • loot
  • cartoony
  • dynamic
  • snow
  • conversation
  • philosophical
  • visual-novel
  • hand-drawn
  • stylized
  • comedy
  • linear
  • family-friendly
  • dark

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A Story About Farting (2024)

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The most beautiful story in the world of games! 😂😂 An innovative clicker where you fart and burp your way through earning achievements! 👀 Visit Old Mushroom's hut, welcome Fatty and feed him until he explodes! Fart, burp and have a great time! 💨💚 #idlegame #comedy #meme #pointandclick

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  • comedy
  • dark
  • clicker
  • idler
  • memes
  • humor
  • philosophical
  • destruction
  • psychedelic
  • abstract
  • point-and-click
  • life
  • simulation
  • hand-drawn
  • funny

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The Game of Sisyphus (2024)

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PC Windows

Roll the boulder to the top.

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  • precision
  • platform
  • psychological
  • philosophical
  • horror
  • mythology
  • funny
  • physics
  • 3d
  • third-person
  • choices
  • linear
  • difficult

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Owner (2024)

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A RPG adventure game where society, economy, philosophy and politics mix in a fun and ironic way, forcing the player to take tough decisions that challenge morality and affect the game ending.

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  • philosophical
  • politics
  • choices
  • economy
  • adventure
  • sandbox
  • action-adventure
  • multiple-endings
  • rpg
  • parody

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