Our coverage of interactive experiences that heavily prioritize narrative over gameplay.
The Old City: Leviathan feature
Submerged beneath the gorgeous visuals of this surreal exploration is an abstract story that never really grips.
A Bird Story feature
Far more story than game, this short but sweet tale from the developer of To the Moon really soars in its poignant simplicity.
Light on gameplay, heavy on reading, adventures like these are turning the page to a newer breed of visual fiction.
For some short but sweet adventuring all in one sitting, these two solitary exploration games should be just the right speed.
The Novelist feature
This haunting family drama offers a different type of Choose Your Own Adventure in between its stealth-based gameplay.
The Stanley Parable feature
You can choose to do differently, but you'll surely want to buy this outstanding storytelling experiment that turns videogame control on its head.
Part one of Steve Jackson's acclaimed Fighting Fantasy series comes to iOS in a superb interactive Choose Your Own RPG adventure.
This haunting interactive story is light on gameplay, dark in setting, but earns a resounding "yes" as to whether it's worth experiencing.
Two unique interactive experiences were on display at the Games Developers Conference, and our first-look tells the story.
Dear Esther feature
It may not even be a game, but this beautifully surreal story-driven exploration offers plenty to write home about.
This unique interactive novel is in a class of its own, but it’s far too anti-Silent for its own good.
The Path feature
Tale of Tales' artistic, experimental new offering may be worth exploring, but anyone seeking a traditional adventure should keep on walking.