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Decisions Matter In These Great Choice-Based Adventure Games

What's more fun than a game with a good storyline? A storyline that you can actually change! These awesome adventure games let you change the plot as you go, instead of just moving along fixed levels. Have fun, be smart, and hope for good luck with your choices in our favorite choice-based adventure games.

Reigns: Her Majesty
Wheels of Aurelia
Reigns
Artificial Superintelligence
Another Lost Phone

TellTale's Cinematic Adventures

TellTale has made a name for itself by creating intricate cinematic adventures of well known franchises. They have applied their craft to The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Minecraft, Batman, and more. Their main calling card is that your decisions in the game matter, and have a lasting impact. You can't go wrong with any of their games if you want to control how the story unfolds.

It's your call
Batman - The Telltale Series

Explore the Psyche of Bruce Wayne in Batman - The Telltale Series

Batman - The Telltale Series

Batman - The Telltale Series

Telltale Inc

Batman - The Telltale Series is the mobile port of the new episodic Batman game from Telltale. Explore Bruce Wayne's psyche and engage in fun battles as Batman.

Pick your character
Minecraft: Story Mode

A new edition of Telltale’s 3D interactive adventure games, set in the world of Minecraft.

Minecraft: Story Mode

Minecraft: Story Mode

Telltale Inc

Minecraft Story Mode delivers a lot more action than past TellTale games with obstacle avoidance, numerous timing based sequences, and enemy combat. This is one of the most active of TellTale’s games, but the story and decision aspects aren’t sacrificed. The ultimate highlight is how the Minecraft world is brought...

Guardians of the Galaxy TTG

Before Volume 2 hits, decide the path forward in TellTale's latest adventure.

Guardians of the Galaxy TTG

Guardians of the Galaxy TTG

Telltale Inc

TellTale continues their cinematic adventure games with a big name Marvel franchise. Before Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 hits theaters, you can sit down with TellTale's take on the franchise. Get ready to choose the dialogue as Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot take on their episodic TellTale adventure.

The Wolf Among Us
The Wolf Among Us

The Fables graphic novel series is getting the TellTale treatment.

The Wolf Among Us

The Wolf Among Us

Telltale Inc

A thrilling graphic adventure game from the studio behind Walking Dead - The Game. If you enjoy dark and moody comic books, you’re in for a treat. Telltale has done a fantastic job bringing Bill Willingham’s popular comic book series to life. Interact with the real world versions of well...

Michonne
The Walking Dead: Michonne - A Telltale Miniseries

Explore the untold story of Michonne.

The Walking Dead: Michonne - A Telltale Miniseries

The Walking Dead: Michonne - A Telltale Miniseries

Telltale Inc

The Walking Dead: Michonne is an installment in the episodic adventure game series developed by Telltale Games, based on the acclaimed “The Walking Dead” comic book series created by Robert Kirkman. It centers on the “untold journey” of Michonne, an iconic character from the comic book series who’s “haunted by...

Walking Dead: The Game
Walking Dead: The Game

TellTale reinvents itself with a cinematic adventure based on the world of The Walking Dead.

Walking Dead: The Game

Walking Dead: The Game

Telltale Inc

Prepare to make tough decisions, and experience the consequences in this episodic adventure. Play as Lee Everett, and try to survive the zombie apocalypse in which those still living are more frightening than the undead.

Batman: The Enemy Within

Telltale has what is essentially a season two of their Batman cinematic adventure game.

Batman: The Enemy Within

Batman: The Enemy Within

Telltale Inc

Telltale returns to Gotham City with five brand new episodes in their take on Batman. Things begin with The Riddler coming to town, but there will also be appearances by Joker, Harley Quinn, and Bane, among others. Telltale's cinematic adventure style with lasting decisions continues.

Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series

Play your own Game of Thrones in Telltale's take on the books/show.

Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series

Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series

Telltale Inc

Decide the fate of House Forrester, a family from the North who swear allegiance to the Starks of Winterfell. TellTale's latest cinematic adventure is set in the Game of Thrones universe, but without its own family/storyline.

Great Choices The Make Tough Decisions

Adventure games come in numerous shapes and sizes, but there are none quite like the ones that let you decide how the adventure proceeds. TellTale has a distinct 3D cinematic style, but choice based adventure games also come in numerous styles. It all comes down to deciding how the story continues with forking pathways, fluid structure, and lasting choices. These games are thought provoking, and will last in your memory long after you have completed them. There is even a chance to replay to change your decisions to see what happens.

Use your radio
OXENFREE

OXENFREE

Night School Studio

Get ready for tons of choices and intrigue in this deluxe paranormal narrative.

Get ready to experience an story driven adventure unlike any other on iOS. The story can rival a TV show as you transition from teenage angst to paranormal activity with a continuous emphasis on character development. Choose the dialogue, decide which friends to save, and try to figure out the mystery at hand.

Edit articles
The Westport Independent

The Westport Independent

Coffee Stain Studios AB

Decide what articles to publish under strict censorship by the government.

The Westport Independent lets you play as a newspaper editor trying to survive in a totalitarian state with strict censorship. You need you pick and choose the right articles, and the best headlines to continue to operate by making appealing articles to sell papers, but make sure those articles don’t prickle the feathers of the government.

Her Story
Her Story

Her Story

Sam Barlow

Watch the interrogation footage, and try to figure out what happened.

An interactive crime drama with an aesthetic designed around a mid-90s computer that shows archived cassette tape style footage. In Her Story, your job is to comb through all of the archived footage by typing out specific words to find matching clips. Every video clip delivers live action content that is well performed as the actress really embraces the role, and the setting.

Interact with your subjects
Reigns: Her Majesty

Reigns

Devolver Digital

Reigns returns in an all new time period with all new swipe based choices.

The follow up to Reigns introduces a queen as the protagonist in the era of Enlightenment. Swipe left and right to handle the various attacks at your throne.

Sticky situations
Wheels of Aurelia

Wheels of Aurelia

Santa Ragione s.r.l.

A change of pace game that is about discovering the storyline through road trip choices.

Take a trip across Italy in the 1970's in this spunky and charming visual novel adventure.

Papers, Please
Papers, Please

Papers

3909

Analyze every potential immigrant in a communist state.

You get to play as a border inspector in the communist state of Arstotzka, and your goal is to check travelers documents for any discrepancies. Papers, Please is the question you ask to each new visitor as you weed through proper immigrants, and visitors looking to find smugglers, spies, and terrorists.

Tough decisions
Reigns

Reigns

Devolver Digital

You’re the King of Your Own Kingdom in Reigns by Devolver Digital

Reigns is the new game from Devolver Digital. Think of "Tinder for Monarchs."

CARROT becomes sentient
Artificial Superintelligence

Artificial Superintelligence

Grailr LLC

Create a Snarky AI Named CARROT in Artificial Superintelligence

This is a simulation game where you're in charge of a Silicon Valley startup that is responsible for creating a super smart and sentient AI named CARROT.

Another Lost Phone

Another Lost Phone

Plug In Digital

A sequel/follow up to A Normal Lost Phone with a brand new story.

A Normal Lost Phone delivers a narrative investigation as you piece together the life of the lost phone's owner. Now, there's a brand new phone and owner with a new story to unravel. Dive into apps to piece together the mystery of Laura's Story.

Late Shift

Late Shift

CtrlMovie AG

Take control of a movie in real time with vital decisions.

An interactive movie with fully acted scenes and plot. You get to choose the direction of the narrative based on your dialogue choices. There are multiple roads to take, and your path is still unveiled as a fluid movie with each possibility acted out. It's like a Telltale game, but with real people, and even more forking storylines.