Inspiration: Literature

Group Description

This group contains games based on previously published works of literature and characters from those works. This can include novels, short stories, or any other form of written fiction, published in books, plays, magazines, in e-books or even online as text.

  • If the game directly references content or design from another adaptation of a literary work (such as a movie), it is no longer considered to be based solely on the original work and is instead based on the new derivative work.

  • Works of literature which are based on an already existing game are not eligible for this group. In those cases the literature is inspired by the game, not the other way around.

  • Legendary characters such as Zeus, King Arthur or Robin Hood are based on a loose series of tales and mythology. For that reason, different materials have sprung up with completely different retellings and the characters themselves do not really apply to any particular piece of literature. These can only be included in this group if the game references a specific book, author, or story.

  • Games which merely recreate the atmosphere of a certain author or set of stories are not to be included in this group.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Nancy Drew: Stay Tuned for Danger1999WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.74
The War in Heaven1999WindowsRhinosoft Interactive...
Discworld Noir1999PlayStation, WindowsGT Interactive Software Europe Ltd.3.90
Perry Rhodan: Thoregon - Die verbotene Stadt1999WindowsNBG EDV Handels- und Verlags GmbH...
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VI: Awakening of the Dragon1998Dreamcast, Macintosh, PlayStationKOEI Co., Ltd.4.30
Geisterjäger John Sinclair: Evil Attacks1998WindowsBomico Entertainment Software GmbH...
Return to Krondor1998WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.59
Suikoden II1998PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, WindowsKonami of America, Inc.3.99
Philip José Farmer's Riverworld1998WindowsCryo Interactive Entertainment3.77
Arthur's Computer Adventure1998Macintosh, WindowsBrøderbund Software, Inc....
De griezelbus 11998Macintosh, WindowsElzenga-Uitgeverij Zwijsen Algemeen B.V....
Perry Rhodan: Operation Eastside1998WindowsFantasy Productions Verlags- und Medienvertriebsgesellschaft mbH...
Devyat' princev Ambera1998DOS, WindowsAkella...
UBIK1998PlayStation, WindowsCryo Interactive Entertainment3.47
Pettson o Findus i trädgården1998Macintosh, Windows1C Company...
Parasite Eve1998PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaSony Computer Entertainment America LLC3.95
Ian Livingstone's Deathtrap Dungeon1998PlayStation, WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.3.11
Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill1998WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.19
Perry Rhodan: Thoregon - Brücke in die Unendlichkeit1998WindowsNBG EDV Handels- und Verlags GmbH...
Shuihuzhuan: Liangshan Yingxiong1997DOSPanda Entertainment Technology Co., Ltd....
The Cat in the Hat1997Macintosh, WindowsBrøderbund Software, Inc....
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon1997DOSTake-Two Interactive Software, Inc.4.14
Curious George Learns Phonics1997Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSimon & Schuster Interactive...
John Saul's Blackstone Chronicles: An Adventure in Terror1997WindowsRed Orb Entertainment3.71
Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant1997WindowsDreamWorks Interactive L.L.C....
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Selected Covers

The Cat in the Hat Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for The Cat in the Hat
Discworld Noir Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Discworld Noir
Devyat' princev Ambera DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Devyat' princev Ambera
Parasite Eve PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Parasite Eve

Selected Screenshots

Title screen. The bright ball over the "New Game" button is your cursor in most screens in the game.
Screenshot from Discworld Noir
Our hero poses for the title screen.
Screenshot from Devyat' princev Ambera
Main Title
Screenshot from Parasite Eve
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