Our coverage of interactive experiences that heavily prioritize narrative over gameplay.
There are no living people or puzzles to find, but there's a mystery to uncover by those who see the light in this gorgeous open world adventure.
Home is Where One Starts review
Those who enjoy puzzle-free exploration games may find themselves drawn home once again.
This minimalist short story starts out strongly, but can't repeat its early success through multiple eras of abstraction.
All's fair in love and war, but reactions will run both warm and cool to Tale of Tales' latest interactive story.
This exploratory journey has plenty of gorgeous environments, but no puzzles and only a sprinkling of obscure storytelling along the way.
They may not be everyone's cuppa, but two very different quests await for the puzzle- and even visually-impaired.
From ancient India to Victorian England, you couldn't buy a puzzle in these experimental narrative experiences.
The Old City: Leviathan review
Submerged beneath the gorgeous visuals of this surreal exploration is an abstract story that never really grips.
A Bird Story review
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 review
This haunting family drama offers a different type of Choose Your Own Adventure in between its stealth-based gameplay.
The Stanley Parable review
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.