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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.

Limitations
  • 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 orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Dante's Inferno2010PlayStation 3, PSP, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.65
The Lost Cases of 221B Baker St.2010iPhone, WindowsGame Factory Interactive Ltd....
Wolfgang Hohlbein's The Inquisitor2010WindowsPrime Games GmbH...
Nora Roberts Vision in White2010WindowsI-Play3.67
Metro 2033 (Special Edition)2010Windows, Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.29
Metro 20332010Windows, Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.88
Treasure Island: The Gold Bug2010Macintosh, WindowsAnuman Interactive SA...
James Patterson: Women's Murder Club - Little Black Lies2010WindowsI-Play3.00
I'm Not a Bad Person Really; I Just Have Low Self-Esteem2010Windows2.12
Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe's Murders in the Rue Morgue2010iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsBig Fish Games, Inc...
Alice is Dead: Episode 22010BrowserNewgrounds, Inc.4.17
Epic Adventures: La Jangada2010Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsG5 Entertainment AB4.00
Fiction Fixers: The Curse of Oz2010Macintosh, WindowsFugazo Inc.3.20
Fiction Fixers: Adventures in Wonderland2010Macintosh, Windowsastragon Software GmbH...
Fiction Fixers: Adventures in Wonderland (Premium Edition)2010Macintosh, WindowsFugazo Inc....
L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz2010WindowsMoonCake Games Inc....
The Return of Monte Cristo2009Macintosh, WindowsBig Fish Games, Inc3.00
Agatha Christie: Dead Man's Folly2009WindowsI-Play3.80
Fatale2009Linux, Macintosh, WindowsTale of Tales BVBA3.33
Alice is Dead: Chapter 12009BrowserLegit Games4.20
Women's Murder Club: Twice in a Blue Moon2009WindowsI-Play3.28
Nancy Drew Dossier: Resorting to Danger!2009WindowsHer Interactive, Inc.3.94
Frankenstein: The Dismembered Bride2009iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsAnuman Interactive SA3.00
Nancy Drew Adventure Pack2009WindowsHer Interactive, Inc....
Silent Conversation2009BrowserArmor Games Inc.2.40
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Selected Covers

Alice is Dead: Chapter 1 Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Alice is Dead: Chapter 1

Selected Screenshots

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Screenshot from Alice is Dead: Chapter 1