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Theme: Amnesia

Group Description

Games that use amnesia as a plot device: The plot usually identifies the main character having no or little knowledge or memory about him or herself and thus the story progresses as an attempt to restore the memory lost.

Limitations
  • The focus of the game plot must primarily be identified as any attempt to restore the "memory loss" as it explains why the character is walking around bumping into trees in the first place;

  • This means, games where the character wakes up with no recollection of his/her memory, but is not supported by a plot where he/she tries to recover their memory back are excluded from this game group.

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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Cyborg1982Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC BooterBrøderbund Software, Inc.4.00
Mindshadow1984Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC Booter, ZX SpectrumActivision, Inc.3.80
Déjà Vu: A Nightmare Comes True!!1985Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, NES, PC-98Kemco/Seika3.81
Nine Princes in Amber1985Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSXTelarium Corp.4.12
Amnesia1986Apple II, Commodore 64, PC BooterElectronic Arts, Inc.3.69
Snatcher1988MSX, PC-88, PlayStation, SEGA CD, SEGA Saturn, TurboGrafx CDKonami (America), Inc.3.60
Captive1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSMindscape International Ltd.4.07
Illumina1990MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000Cocktail Soft...
SD Snatcher1990MSXKonami Industry Co. Ltd.4.50
Crime Time1990Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSStarbyte Software3.58
Countdown1990DOSAccess Software, Inc.3.59
Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work1991Amiga, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.62
Déjà Vu: A Nightmare Comes True1991Windows 3.xICOM Simulations, Inc.3.47
Radia Senki: Reimeihen1991NESTecmo, Ltd.4.50
Mirror1992PC-98Studio Twinkle3.30
Flashback: The Quest for Identity19923DO, Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, CD-i, DOS, FM Towns, Genesis, iPhone, Jaguar, Macintosh, SEGA CD, SNESMacPlay4.00
Déjà Vu I & II: The Casebooks of Ace Harding 1992DOS, Game Boy Color, Windows 3.x, Windows MobileInfinite Ventures, Inc.4.24
Shadowrun1993SNESData East USA, Inc.3.80
Shiluo de Fengyin1993DOSSoftstar Entertainment Inc....
Leisure Suit Larry's Greatest Hits and Misses!1994DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.87
Super Adventure Island II1994SNES, WiiHudson Entertainment, Inc.3.76
The Romance of Forgotten Kingdom1995DOSPantech Corporation...
BioForge1995DOS, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.4.06
Neon Genesis Evangelion1996SEGA SaturnSEGA Enterprises Ltd.5.00
Arc the Lad II1996PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaMonkeyPaw Games Inc.4.93
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Selected Covers

Arc the Lad II PSP Front Cover
Front cover for Arc the Lad II
Amnesia PC Booter Front Cover
Front cover for Amnesia
Captive Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for Captive

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Illumina
Title screen
Screenshot from Arc the Lad II
Title screen
Screenshot from Shiluo de Fengyin
Title screen
Screenshot from Amnesia
From the Intro [VGA]
Screenshot from Captive