The Best Time Games for Xbox Series X

Update : Horror Tales: The Beggar added at rank #9.
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Eternal Threads (2022)

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

Eternal Threads is a single-player, first-person story-driven puzzle game of time manipulation, choice and consequence.


  • time
  • manipulation
  • narrative
  • story
  • travel
  • investigation
  • emotional
  • multiple-endings
  • choices
  • puzzle
  • thriller
  • fiction
  • post-apocalyptic
  • interactive
  • exploration

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Laika: Aged Through Blood (2023)

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

Laika: Aged Through Blood is a western-inspired motorvania set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. It is the story about a tribe oppressed by occupant forces, and the personal story of a mother coyote warrior who descends on an endless path of vengeance to take back what her people lost.


  • metroidvania
  • motorbike
  • bullet
  • blood
  • motocross
  • soundtrack
  • time
  • gore
  • twin-stick
  • shooter
  • scroller
  • violent
  • hand-drawn
  • exploration
  • reloading

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Hourglass (2021)

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

In Hourglass you can create a time-clone of yourself to solve challenging puzzles. You will play as Aywa, a young adventurer who is traveling to Egypt to find her missing father - an archeologist, who never returned from his latest expedition.


  • time
  • puzzle
  • mystery
  • platform
  • first-person
  • travel
  • atmospheric
  • logic
  • manipulation
  • 3d
  • stylized
  • exploration
  • controller-support
  • adventure
  • dungeon

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Three Minutes To Eight (2023)

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Three Minutes To Eight is a mind bending pixel art adventure. A gaming experience threading the edge of consciousness, where everything is possible and yet remains elusive. Players will find themselves in ███ ██ █ ▓ ▒ ░ ¿⊕ξד¶¶¶ Error 0x80070570.


  • travel
  • multiple-endings
  • time
  • pixel
  • futuristic
  • voxel
  • point-and-click
  • fiction
  • scroller
  • choices
  • sci-fi
  • 2.5d
  • mystery
  • psychological
  • interactive

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COGEN: Sword of Rewind (2022)

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Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Xbox One Xbox Series X PC Windows

Rewind, rethink, redo. COGEN is a brand-new kind of 2D action game where there's no time for death.


  • manipulation
  • dynamic
  • 2d
  • souls
  • swordplay
  • time
  • tutorial
  • attack
  • score
  • metroidvania
  • scroller
  • futuristic
  • narration
  • mech
  • platform

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Lemnis Gate (2021)

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Playstation 4 Xbox One Playstation 5 Xbox Series X PC Windows

Lemnis Gate is the revolutionary turn-based combat strategy FPS taking place in a time loop. Master the unique abilities of powerful deep-space operatives and compete in mind-bending four-dimensional battles.


  • time
  • shooter
  • manipulation
  • first-person
  • pvp
  • fps
  • tactical
  • character
  • travel
  • arena
  • class
  • 3d
  • competitive
  • real-time
  • customization

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Project Downfall (2019)

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Xbox Series X PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One j

An overdose of reality can have dire consequences... Tumble down the rabbit hole and embrace your downfall with 12 endings, non linear day by day progression, sanity system and more...


  • shooter
  • first-person
  • cyberpunk
  • boomer
  • bullet
  • shoot-em-up
  • time
  • fps
  • multiple-endings
  • choices
  • action-adventure
  • pixel
  • souls
  • stylized
  • atmospheric

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Orten Was The Case (2023)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox Series X Xbox One

Orten Was The Case - A free movement puzzle/adventure game where you play as a youngster stuck in a time loop with the simple task of saving the world from literal destruction.


  • manipulation
  • time
  • nonlinear
  • lore
  • metroidvania
  • 2.5d
  • humor
  • conspiracy
  • time-management
  • dystopian
  • choices
  • mystery
  • detective
  • dark
  • open-world

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Horror Tales: The Beggar (2024)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 4 Playstation 5

Control space-time to fight an evil monster in this terror and science fiction journey set in a shattered but beautiful world. Bend physics, the sky and the earth itself in engaging boss-fight encounters with the full power of Unreal Engine 5 and Nvidia DLSS.


  • horror
  • manipulation
  • time
  • survival-horror
  • immersive
  • post-apocalyptic
  • blood
  • psychological
  • artificial
  • intelligence
  • surreal
  • dark
  • atmospheric
  • realistic
  • sci-fi

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Afterglitch (2022)

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Xbox One PC Windows Xbox Series X

Afterglitch is an experimental third-person exploration sci-fi video game. The player is an astronaut whose multidimensional journey to find an extraterrestrial civilization is more important than the destination!


  • time
  • philosophical
  • travel
  • sci-fi
  • surreal
  • futuristic
  • aliens
  • atmospheric
  • space
  • manipulation
  • retro
  • procedural
  • exploration
  • 3d
  • third-person

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