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.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Divi-Dead1998WindowsHimeya Soft, Inc3.74
Star Ocean: The Second Story1998PlayStationSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.78
Fallout 21998Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.17
Wing Commander: Secret Ops1998WindowsORIGIN Systems, Inc.3.70
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus1998PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.4.11
Suikoden II1998PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsKonami of America, Inc.4.00
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee1997Android, DOS, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.4.18
Breath of Fire III1997PlayStation, PSP, PS VitaCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.12
Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II1997WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC3.90
Blade Runner1997WindowsWestwood Studios, Inc.4.09
Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny1997DOS, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.37
Dark Law: Meaning of Death1997SNESASCII Corporation...
Fallout1997DOS, Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.12
Riven: The Sequel to Myst1997iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, Windows, Windows MobileAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.98
Guardian Heroes1996SEGA Saturn, Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.3.80
Heir of Zendor: The Legend and The Land1996PlayStation, SEGA SaturnKOEI Corporation...
The Neverhood1996PlayStation, WindowsDreamWorks Interactive L.L.C.4.06
Qin: Tomb of the Middle Kingdom1996Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSouthPeak Interactive LLC3.12
Titanic: Adventure Out of Time1996Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xGTE Entertainment3.74
Bad Mojo1996Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.84
Timelapse1996Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xGTE Entertainment3.67
The Pandora Directive1996DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsAccess Software, Inc.4.08
The House of the Dead1996Arcade, SEGA Saturn, WindowsSEGA Entertainment, Inc.3.47
Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh1996DOS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.62
The Dig1995DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC3.91
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Selected Covers

Fallout 2 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Fallout 2
Divi-Dead Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Divi-Dead
The Dig DOS Front Cover
Front cover for The Dig
Guardian Heroes SEGA Saturn Front Cover
Front cover for Guardian Heroes

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen / Main Menu
Screenshot from Fallout 2
Intro
Screenshot from Divi-Dead
Title screen
Screenshot from The Dig
Main menu
Screenshot from Guardian Heroes
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