List of nonlinear video games

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The following is a chronological list of nonlinear gameplay video games.

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

Year Game Developer Note
1993 Cosmology of Kyoto Softedge
1994 Final Fantasy VI Square Enix [1]
1997 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Konami
1998 Sonic Adventure Sonic Team
1999 Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor New World Computing

2000s[edit]

Year Game Developer Note
2002 Suikoden III Konami [2]
2004 Tribes: Vengeance Irrational Games
2005 Indigo Prophecy Quantic Dream
2006 Mother 3 HAL Laboratory [3]
2009 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Naughty Dog

2010s[edit]

Year Game Developer Note
2010 Heavy Rain Quantic Dream [4]
2011 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Naughty Dog
The Stanley Parable Galactic Cafe
2012 The Walking Dead: 400 Days Telltale Games [5]
2013 Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar Games
Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea Deep-Sea Prisoner The game kept linear gameplay, but nonlinear is included for flashback and Bonus Room sequences.[6]
2014 Always Sometimes Monsters Vagabond Dog [7]
2015 Until Dawn Supermassive Games Hyperlink cinema[8]
Hotline Miami 2 Dennaton Games, Abstraction Games
2016 Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Naughty Dog
Fragments of Him Sassybot
2017 Zero Escape: The Nonary Games Spike Chunsoft
2018 Detroit: Become Human Quantic Dream Hyperlink cinema[9]
Octopath Traveler Square Enix [10]
2019 The Dark Pictures Anthology Supermassive Games Hyperlink cinema
Towertale MiSou Games Player gives four playable characters in each different stories.

2020s[edit]

Year Game Developer Note
2020 The Last of Us Part II Naughty Dog Player controls one of three playable characters in two distinct perspective[11]
Sometimes Always Monsters Vagabond Dog
Cyberpunk 2077 CD Projekt

References[edit]

  1. GaryGrayII (2018-07-07). "I Want Branching Path/Nonlinear in Final Fantasy XVI". Final Fantasy Blog. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  2. "Suikoden III in-depth review". IGN Boards. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  3. robBins, aLec (2015-01-14). "Using Nintendo's MOTHER 3 To Explore The Balance Between Comedy & Tragedy". Medium. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  4. "Interview: David Cage of Quantic Dream and Heavy Rain". Engadget. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  5. 400 Days Chain of Events - The Official Walking Dead Game Wiki Guide - IGN, retrieved 2020-11-19
  6. "10 Horror Games Set At Sea, Ranked". Game Rant. 2020-06-27. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  7. "A Journey Through Always Sometimes Monsters". Hardcore Gamer. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  8. "Tips on how to save, or lose, all eight characters in Until Dawn". VentureBeat. 2015-08-31. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  9. "Detroit: Become Human Story and Ending Explained - Here's What Happened". NDTV Gadgets 360. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  10. www.digitaltrends.com https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/octopath-traveler-forgettable-stories/. Retrieved 2020-11-19. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. "The Last Of Us Part 2 Spoiler Review - Dog Eat Dog". GameSpot. Retrieved 2020-11-19.


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