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Games with included books (fiction)

Group Description

This group is for games which come bundled with novels, novellas or short stories, usually to set the mood for the game, but sometimes also employed as part of the game's copy protection.

Note that games with included comics ("graphic novels") do not belong in this group, though illustrated novels are permitted.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (Paladin Multi-mission Aircraft Edition)2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc....
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Final Fantasy XIII -Episode i- Novella In-Pack)2012PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
Frontier: First Encounters1995DOSGameTek, Inc.3.56
Stonekeep1995DOS, Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.28
Lemmings 2: The Tribes1993Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, FM Towns, Game Boy, Genesis, SNESPsygnosis Limited3.66
Frontier: Elite II1993Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, DOSGameTek, Inc.3.41
Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death1991Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumAudiogenic Software Ltd.4.15
Elite Plus1991DOS, PC-98Microplay Software3.63
Space Rogue1989Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, Sharp X68000ORIGIN Systems, Inc.3.72
Verminator1989Atari STRainbird Software...
The Kristal1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOSAddictive Games Ltd3.07
Starglider 21988Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Macintosh, PC-98, ZX SpectrumMicroplay Software3.63
Weird Dreams1988Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSMedalist International3.57
Mindfighter1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumActivision, Inc....
Knight Orc1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, ZX SpectrumFirebird Licensees Inc.3.78
Cholo1987Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumFirebird Software Ltd.3.35
Jewels of Darkness1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, ZX SpectrumFirebird Licensees Inc.3.80
Silicon Dreams1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, ZX SpectrumFirebird Licensees Inc.3.61
The Golden Path1986Amiga, Atari STFirebird Software Ltd.3.20
Ginga Denshō: Galaxy Odyssey 1986NESImagineer Co., Ltd....
Starglider1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, ZX SpectrumRainbird Software3.83
Tracker1986Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MacintoshFirebird Licensees Inc.3.82
The Pawn1985Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, Sinclair QL, ZX SpectrumFirebird Licensees Inc.3.22
Spirit of the Stones1984Commodore 64Commodore Business Machines (UK) Ltd.2.60
Elite1984Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, NES, Tatung Einstein, ZX SpectrumFirebird Licensees Inc.3.42

Selected Covers

Starglider 2 Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for Starglider 2
The Pawn DOS Front Cover
Front cover for The Pawn
Cholo Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Cholo
Starglider DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Starglider
Knight Orc DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Knight Orc

Selected Screenshots

Title screen...
Screenshot from Starglider 2
Title screen
Screenshot from The Pawn
Loading screen
Screenshot from Cholo
title screen
Screenshot from Starglider