50 Best Surreal games

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The best 50 Surreal games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, 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 To Azimuth released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #38, The Rain Spirit: Code Breaker released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #48, My Brother Rabbit released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #6.

1# The Gardens Between - 2018

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Best friends Arina and Frendt fall into a series of vibrant, dreamlike island gardens peppered with everyday objects from their childhood. Lost in a mysterious realm where cause and effect are malleable, the friends find that time flows in all directions. Follow the duo as they unpack and explore their significant moments spent together, lighting up constellations and illuminating threads of a bittersweet narrative.

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3# Monument Valley - 2014

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In Monument Valley you will manipulate impossible architecture and guide a silent princess through a stunningly beautiful world. Guide the silent princess Ida through mysterious monuments, uncovering hidden paths, unfolding optical illusions and outsmarting the enigmatic Crow People.

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6# My Brother Rabbit - 2018

Review81Score

My Brother Rabbit is a beautifully drawn adventure set in a surreal world that mixes reality with a childs imagination. Help the rabbit play minigames, find hidden objects, and assemble strange machinery in a world where conventional logic doesnt apply. Join this colorful quest through five wondrous lands filled with robo-moose, levitating baobabs, giant mushrooms, melting clocks, and more unbelievable things that will make you question everything you think you know about reality.

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7# Shape of the World - 2018

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A serene first person exploration game in a surreal, organic world that reacts to your presence. Journey through a psychedelically colorful ecosystem of flourishing flora, rambling waterfalls, burgeoning mountains, glowing monoliths and graceful creatures. A 1-3 hour escape from work, anxiety and stress.

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9# Plug & Play - 2015

Review78Score

Explore the universe of Plug & Play, an interactive animation drawn by Michael Frei and coded by Mario von Rickenbach. Run, hit, switch, fall, love, plug, pull.

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11# FormIt - 2017

Review84Score

FormIt is a unique and colorful puzzle game where you complete challenging levels by filling the empty cells with the pieces available to you. Do your best to fill the space as completely as possible. A level is finished when there are either no empty cells or when the empty cells remaining aren’t next to each other. See if you can find the right combination and get additional points by arranging the shapes so that the same colors are adjacent. Can you complete all 100 levels? The challenge grows as you progress!

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12# OVIVO - 2018

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OVIVO is mesmerizing platformer with unusual mechanics where everything is as simple as black and white. The journey in the metaphoric world filled with illusions and hidden messages awaits you!

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13# Homo Machina - 2018

Review77Score

Set off on a crazy journey to solve the surreal puzzles of Homo Machina and learn about the internal working of the human body, represented as a gigantic 1920s factory. By combining old school design with a contemporary influence, Homo Machina delights with its clever dialogue between the absent-minded director a the helm of the body-machine and Josiane, his diligent secretary, encouraging players to put task the armada of workers to get the incredible factory up and running.

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14# Obduction - 2016

Review79Score

A new sci-fi adventure from Cyan, the creators of Myst. Abducted far across the universe, you find yourself on a broken alien landscape with odd pieces of Earth. Explore, uncover, solve, and find a way to make it home.

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15# NO THING - 2016

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The year is 1994 and it is the future. NO THING is a minimalistic surreal action game set in totalitarian regime of future. Tells the story of an office clerk who is sent with important message to the Queen of Ice.

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16# Electric Highways - 2015

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Electric Highways is an experience/adventure game, inspired by early 3D games and 80's synth pop music. The setting takes place in a surreal, virtual world, made out of abstract graphics, where the player must explore ten levels, each with an individual theme.

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17# Paradigm - 2017

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"Paradigm is a surreal adventure game set in the strange and post apocalyptic Eastern European country of Krusz. Play as the handsome mutant, Paradigm, who's past comes back to haunt him in the form of a genetically engineered sloth that vomits candy."

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18# Four Sided Fantasy - 2016

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Four Sided Fantasy is a wordless, seamless experience where you use screen wrap to solve puzzles in ways you never thought about before. Remember in Pac-Man how you can go off one side of the screen and "wrap" to the other? In Four Sided Fantasy, the player has the ability to toggle this screen wrap on and off at any time. Each new season in the game brings a new twist to screen wrap. Just as you think you’ve mastered a screen wrap mechanic, the world will change its rules and present a new way for you to look at the confines of your screen.

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19# Skullduggery! - 2014

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Deadbeats have been taking their riches with them to the afterlife for centuries and its the job of the INFERNAL Revenue Service and its army of skulls to collect! features the endearingly grotesque art stylings of game artist extraordinaire Bill Mudron, inspired by the Max Fleischer animations of the 1930s, and a quirky, doom-jazzy, bureau-noir soundtrack from industrial musician Michael Arthur Holloway. Our first game, Little Chomp was selected as one of six featured titles at the 2013 PAX East Indie Showcase and more recently, Skullduggery!

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20# ISLANDS: Non-Places - 2016

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A surreal trip through the mundane. Reveal the hidden ecosystems of ten unusual environments. Unlock an atmospheric experience while exploring strange yet familiar scenes. Carl Burton's other work has been featured in the New York Times, Serial, Colossal, and Medium.

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21# TRI: Of Friendship and Madness - 2014

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Find a way through the towers and dungeons of TRI by solving puzzles, climbing impossible ascents and reflecting light-rays. The mystical TRI will let you create your own paths in this strange world – just try not to lose your mind when you're falling upside down!

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22# Leaves 2: The Return - 2017

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LEAVES - The Return is an artistic exploration and puzzle-adventure filled with real sculptures in a surreal dreamscape. This sequel to LEAVES - The Journey is a stand-alone addition and playable without any knowledge of the first part. Collect, combine and solve a plethora of puzzles and mini games that will challenge your wit and skill. The Stony Mountains are as welcoming as ever, but unfortunately, the Treefruities are once again in trouble. Holding onto the leaves of their home tree still proves to be a challenge when the tree is rocked by a giant fit of sneezing that scatters the leaves across the lands of Mononino. Join the Treefruities on this amazing journey through new fantastic landscapes to get their lost leaves back and solve challenging puzzles and mini games.

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23# Anamorphine - 2018

Review58Score

Tyler, a young man in post-traumatic denial, revisits a succession of milestones that define his relationship with his wife Elena. Content Advisory: this game explores themes of mental health, depression, and loss. 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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24# Mind: Path to Thalamus - 2015

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MIND: Path to Thalamus is a First Person Puzzler that throws you into a fantastic and surreal environment. You will bend the natural elements to your will in order to progress in this emotive, mindbending tale. Now also in Virtual Reality!

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