Choice-Based Video Games

6 Of My Personal Favorites

2 min readAug 20, 2023
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Choice-based video games have emerged as a captivating genre that allows players to be fully immersed in the narrative of the game. These interactive experiences offer a unique blend of storytelling and decision-making, allowing gamers to shape the course of the plot through their choices, forcing players to really think about each action they take and every word a character says. This post will showcase six standout games of the genre, each contributing its own distinctive flavor to the realm of choice-based gaming. The list will include plots involving post-apocalyptic survival, futuristic androids, supernatural mysteries, and heartwarming tales of friendship. Each of these games have left an indelible mark on the gaming community, showcasing the power of choices in shaping virtual worlds and are among my personal favorites.

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive

Detroit: Become Human

The Quarry

Until Dawn

Life Is Strange: True Color

Life Is Strange

Choice-based gaming is a testament to the remarkable fusion of thought-provoking storylines and interactive technology. Each of these titles underscores the emotional resonance that this type of gaming experience can generate. With each pivotal decision made, players find themselves in the center of these virtual worlds. We evolve from being mere observers into architects of the virtual universes we explore. I cannot wait to see the evolution of this gaming genre. So, fellow gamers and storytellers, join me in anticipating the tales yet to be told and the adventures yet to be shaped within the captivating realm of choice-based gaming.

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