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.
  • 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.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Submerged: LaSol2011Windows...
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Augmented Edition)2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
Deus Ex: Human Revolution2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.4.11
Mass Effect 22011PlayStation 3Electronic Arts, Inc.4.11
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings2011WindowsAtari, Inc.4.23
Starless: Nymphomaniac's Paradise2011WindowsJAST USA Co. Ltd....
inFAMOUS 22011PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.80
Final Fantasy XIII-22011PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd.4.33
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Benelux Edition)2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Ltd....
Mass Effect 22010Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.4.21
Mass Effect 2 (Collector's Edition)2010Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.4.38
Mass Effect 2 (Digital Deluxe Edition)2010WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc....
Heavy Rain2010PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.4.13
Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening2010Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.4.01
Metro 20332010Windows, Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.92
NieR2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.3.85
Where We Remain2010BrowserTwofold Secret...
Alpha Protocol2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.3.47
Heavy Rain: Chronicle One - The Taxidermist2010PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.4.10
Amnesia: The Dark Descent2010Linux, Macintosh, WindowsTHQ Inc.4.14
Dead Rising 22010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.47
Text Zedventure2010Xbox 360Crazyreyn...
Fallout: New Vegas2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC3.79
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Selected Covers

Text Zedventure Xbox 360 Front Cover 1st version
Front cover for Text Zedventure
Mass Effect 2 PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Mass Effect 2
Fallout: New Vegas Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Fallout: New Vegas

Selected Screenshots

Main menu (Trial version)
Screenshot from Text Zedventure
Mass Effect 2 - Start screen
Screenshot from Mass Effect 2
This is the menu.  Largely unchanged, but with a cool picture
Screenshot from Fallout: New Vegas
Title screen
Screenshot from Submerged: LaSol
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