DescriptionAlso called NVL games, "digital novels", and "choose-your-own-adventure games": games in which the story is told through text overlaid on a background representing the scene being described. The player's input is confined to periodically making choices which might affect the direction and outcome of the story. Mostly regarded as a branch of Japanese adventure, but Western examples exist as well.
Crimsoness is a short visual novel in which you take on the role of Bakumi Moriyama. When she has three...
Early in the 21st century, a sudden shortage of energy and food caused World War III - the most devastating...
FM Towns (1995)
Custom Mate 2 & Itsuka Dokoka de compiles two adult hentai games formerly released on the PC-98: Custom Mate 2...
FM Towns (1994)
This compilation contains: Custom Mate Erotic Baka Novel: Denwa no Bell ga...
PlayStation 2 (2003)
High-school student Tōya Shinjō is what's known as a "Shinigami" -- an envoy of Hell who guides wandering souls, or...
PlayStation 2 (2003)
First Print Limited Edition package of D→A:BLACK contains: D→A:BLACK game Original DVD with various bonus content
In Dancing Cat's (sic), the player takes the role of an ambitious businessman named Kazuhiko. He founds a company named...
Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibōgamine Gakuen - Blu-ray Box III (Shokai Seisan Genteiban) (included game)
This box set for the Danganronpa 3 anime includes a sound novel called Kirigirisō. The protagonist of the game is...
This demo version of the first Danganronpa game allows the player to experience an alternate version of the game's first...
PlayStation 4 (2017)
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 88 Zero Escape: Volume 2 - Virtue's Last Reward
- 88 Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc
- 88 Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair
- 87 Zero Escape: Volume 2 - Virtue's Last Reward
- 87 999: Nine Hours • Nine Persons • Nine Doors
- 85 Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc
- 82 To the Moon
- 81 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies
- 81 Aviary Attorney
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Visual Novel is part of Gameplay. This group of genres contain:
- Action RPG
- Beat 'em up / Brawler
- Board Game
- Cards / Tiles
- City Building / Construction Simulation
- Dating Simulation
- Falling Block Puzzle
- Game Show / Trivia / Quiz
- Graphic Adventure
- Hack and Slash
- Hidden object
- Interactive Book
- Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
- Japanese-style Adventure
- Japanese-style RPG (JRPG)
- Life / Social Simulation
- Managerial / Business Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Quick Time Events (QTEs)
- Rail Shooter
- RPG Elements
- Sandbox / Open World
- Survival Horror
- Tactical RPG
- Tactical Shooter
- Tile Matching Puzzle
- Timed Input
- Time Management
- Tower Defense
- Trading / Collectible Card
- Tricks / Stunts
- Vehicle Simulator
- Vehicular Combat Simulator
- Virtual World
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction