50 Games Like Return of the Obra Dinn

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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Cube Escape: Paradox, and Enigmatis 3: The Shadow of Karkhala are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are The Shapeshifting Detective released the 5 November 2018 and ranked #35, STONE released the 21 September 2018 and ranked #33, Cube Escape: Paradox released the 20 September 2018 and ranked #2.

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This suggestion collection includes puzzle games with an emphasis on the story for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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1# The Vanishing of Ethan Carter - 2014

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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a 2014 horror adventure video game developed and published by The Astronauts for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4. The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is set in an open world environment, in which the player can roam around and explore at will. The player can use paranormal abilities in order to solve crimes, such as sensing where important objects are located and reassembling the timeline of events tied to a certain death.

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2# Cube Escape: Paradox - 2018

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When the infamous detective Dale Vandermeer wakes up in an ominous room without any recollection of his past, he soon finds himself part of a bizarre game orchestrated by an old foe. - The absorbing gameplay, atmosphere and wealth of puzzles fans would expect from the tenth Cube Escape game.

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3# Enigmatis 3: The Shadow of Karkhala - 2016

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Enigmatis 3: The Shadow of Karkhala is the final chapter in the blockbuster trilogy, an exciting detective story rife with adventure, puzzles, and ancient mystery. Play the Blood on the Snow prequel to the main game for more storylines and even more mysteries and hidden object scenes! Captivating adventures, stories, tales, and eerie mysteries await in our selection of immersive hidden object games!

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8# The Painscreek Killings - 2017

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The Painscreek Killings is a first-person, explorable mystery solving game set in a fictional town of United States in the 1990s. As a young and upcoming journalist, you are to uncover the secrets behind the town killings and publish the truth in the city papers.

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11# 9 Clues 2: The Ward - 2015

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Two detectives respond to a distressing call from a rainy island housing an insane asylum. "The Ward" is the second installment in the 9 Clues series, in which a young detective and her partner respond to a distress call from a psychiatric hospital on a secluded island. As their investigation begins, the detectives learn much darker things are happening at Mnemosyne Asylum than they could have guessed.

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12# Her Story - 2015

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Her Story is the new video game from Sam Barlow, creator of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Aisle. A crime fiction game with non-linear storytelling, Her Story revolves around a police database full of live action video footage. Her Story sits you in front of a mothballed desktop computer thats logged into a police database of video footage.

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16# Dead Reckoning: Silvermoon Isle - 2015

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From Eipix, the makers of the Final Cut, Off the Record, and Myths of the World series, comes a classic whodunit with a unique interactive feature! Silver-screen star Veronica West plummeted to her death from the top of a lighthouse on Silvermoon Isle. Was it an accident? A suicide? Or did someone at the party that night kill Veronica? Solve the case using an innovative “deduction” feature that turns questioning suspects into a fun, interactive game! This is a special Collector's Edition release full of exclusive extras you won’t find in the standard version. As a bonus, Collector's Edition purchases count toward three stamps on your Monthly Game Club Punch Card! The Collector’s Edition includes:

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17# Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments - 2014

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His skills, your wits: become Sherlock Holmes! You are Sherlock Holmes! Use your impressive talents as a detective to solve six thrilling and varied cases: murders, missing persons, spectacular thefts and numerous investigations that sometimes lead you into the realms of the fantastic. The great freedom of action in Crimes & Punishments allows you to conduct your investigations in the manner you deem appropriate. Choose the leads you wish to pursue, interrogate your suspects and, from your deductions, name the guilty parties... and determine their fate wisely, as surprising consequences may arise where you least expect them.

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18# Why Am I Dead At Sea - 2015

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Why Am I Dead At Sea is an adventure game where you solve the mystery of your own murder. As a ghost, you will have to possess people and use them to investigate your surroundings. But in this place no one is who they seem...and everyone has a secret.

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19# Unavowed - 2018

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A demon has possessed you and used your body to tear a swath of bloodshed through New York. You are now free, but life as you knew it is over. Your only path forward is joining the Unavowed - an ancient society dedicated to stopping evil. No matter what the cost.

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21# Kathy Rain - 2016

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Kathy Rain tells the story of a strong-willed journalism major who has to come to terms with her own troubled past as she investigates the mysterious death of her recently deceased grandfather. Armed with her motorcycle, a pack of cigs, and a notepad, Kathy begins to delve into a local mystery surrounding her hometown that will take her on a harrowing journey full of emotional and personal turmoil.

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24# Noir Chronicles: City of Crime - 2018

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When detective Gingertail is called home by ex-girfriend Barbara, he never imagined that it would be the investigation of his life... and hers. After finding Barbara dead in her living room, he begins a vendetta fueled search for the killer. What lengths will Gingertail go to, in avenging the death of his old flame? Find the clues you seek in this all new series from game developer Brave Giant; Noir Chronicles: City of Crime.

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25# Dead Reckoning: Brassfield Manor - 2016

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From Eipix Entertainment, makers of Dead Reckoning: Silvermoon Isle and the Final Cut series! On the eve of his annual murder mystery party, wealthy businessman Reginald Greer is found dead at his home. You've been called to Brassfield Manor to solve the case… but it won't be easy. There are plenty of clues and suspects to keep you guessing who killed Reginald Greer. Was it his spoiled daughter? His jealous son? His disgruntled business partner? It could be any one of the guests who arrived for a game... and stayed for a murder. Use a unique deduction feature to question characters and examine evidence in this intriguing Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure whodunit game!

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