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.
The protagonist of this game, a nameless young man, receives a phone call from his girlfriend. She is distressed and...
Canvas 4: Eternal Étude for PlayStation Portable is a non-adult port of an adult visual novel for PC (Windows), Canvas...
This port of Ever17: The Out of Infinity to the PSP platform comes with several in-game updates, including two new...
This limited edition package contains: Ever17: The Out of Infinity - Premium Edition Premium book Soundtrack CD
Joe is a competitor in the I.G-1, a mechanized combat sport game. One day, however, reality intrudes on his life,...
FairlyLife: MiracleDays is a PSP port from a PC adult visual novel FairlyLife. In this port all the sex scenes...
PlayStation 3 (2014)
This is a sequel to Legend of Fairies. The Shikigami sisters, Kumi and Koukaku, have to return to the Fairy...
PlayStation 2 (2003)
Fantastic Fortune 2 is a romance simulation game. There is also an updated version of the game released under the...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 88 Zero Escape: Volume 2 - Virtue's Last Reward
- 87 Zero Escape: Volume 2 - Virtue's Last Reward
- 87 Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc
- 86 999: Nine Hours • Nine Persons • Nine Doors
- 85 Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc
- 85 Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair
- 82 To the Moon
- 81 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies
- 81 Finding Paradise
- 81 Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony
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
- Casino / Gambling
- 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
- Massively Multiplayer
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Puzzle elements
- 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
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction