Gameplay feature: Multiple endings

Group Description

Games where player actions during the course of the game may lead to at least two different story endings. Multiple game endings will usually occur at the same part of the game. Different endings are usually represented by noticeable different graphics, text, or cut-scenes. Gamers sometimes translate specific multiple endings with terms such as good ending, bad ending, etc.

Games where only a single ending exists, however may have additional story text or information in regards to the consequences of player actions which may differ if the player chose differently, may also be included in this game group.

Examples of multiple endings:
  • Different endings based on the player's final choice of a lover/partner/boy or girlfriend in dating simulations.
  • Different endings based on the character's final alignment, usually referring to good or evil actions.
  • Different endings based on the player's party composition of different characters, etc.
Limitations
  • Games that end at different locations throughout the game does not necessarily identify an ending. An ending or a complete ending should be expressly different from a game over, signifying the end of a game without no possible player actions available to continue the story. Games that may have several endings, however it is still possible to continue the game if the player chooses differently resulting in only one complete ending should be excluded from this game group.

  • Should not be confused with games that may have different endings due to a pre-determined selection by the player at the start of the game, such as character classes, multiple protagonist selection, factions, etc. Multiple endings in this regard should exist solely due to player actions during the game and not by a pre-determined factor, such as character, class, or faction selection, unless said variables have at least two possible endings.

    Example: Choosing Rome and winning the game results in a Roman ending cut-scene. Choosing Carthage and winning the game results in a Carthaginian ending cut-scene. These games should be excluded from the game group, unless both Rome and Carthage have at least two different endings based on player actions during the game.

  • Should not be confused with achievements, monster/enemy kills, or any additional information that does not contribute to the atmosphere of what should reasonably be identified as a story ending.
Yes, we are aware that this might be considered by some as a spoiler. Get over it.

Related links
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Pony Island2016Linux, Macintosh, WindowsDaniel Mullins Games3.88
This War of Mine: The Little Ones2016PlayStation 4, Xbox OneDeep Silver...
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt2015PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneCD Projekt Sp. z o.o.4.56
Life Is Strange: Complete Season - Episodes 1-52015PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneSquare Enix, Inc.3.79
Case Noir2015WindowsTwo Tales...
Undertale2015Macintosh, Windows4.34
The Deed2015WindowsGrab The Games4.00
Until Dawn2015PlayStation 4Sony Computer Entertainment Incorporated...
Until Dawn2015PlayStation 4Sony Computer Entertainment Incorporated4.33
Hard West2015Macintosh, WindowsGambitious Digital Entertainment4.00
Komaeda Dating Sim2015Windows...
Lemma2015Windows3.71
Asphyxia2015Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSekai Project...
Final Fantasy XIII-22014WindowsSquare Enix Co., Ltd....
Always Sometimes Monsters2014Android, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsDevolver Digital2.80
inFAMOUS: Second Son2014PlayStation 4Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.71
Wasteland 22014Linux, Macintosh, WindowsinXile Entertainment, Inc.3.48
inFAMOUS: Second Son (Limited Edition)2014PlayStation 4Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.14
Hatoful Boyfriend2014Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, WindowsDevolver Digital...
Dead Rising 3: Apocalypse Edition2014WindowsCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.14
Metro 2033: Redux2014PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneDeep Silver4.75
Robin Steele the Waifu Thief2014Browser, Windows...
Wasteland 2: Director's Cut2014Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneDeep Silver...
The Banner Saga2014Android, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneVersus Evil LLC2.85
The Yawhg2014Windows2.00
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Selected Covers

Until Dawn PlayStation 4 Front Cover
Front cover for Until Dawn
Hard West Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Hard West
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PlayStation 4 Front Cover
Front cover for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Until Dawn PlayStation 4 Front Cover
Front cover for Until Dawn
Undertale Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Undertale

Selected Screenshots

The title screen. Incidentally, it is also the most normal screen in the game.
Screenshot from Komaeda Dating Sim
Emily & Matt DLC Chapter - Looking through the binocular
Screenshot from Until Dawn
Title screen
Screenshot from Hard West
Title screen
Screenshot from Case Noir
Title screen and main menu
Screenshot from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt