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Top 7 games like Life is Strange

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Life is Strange is a narrative adventure game where you follow the lives of different characters with supernatural abilities. The characters face various challenges and dilemmas that you as the player need to overcome.

The game has a choice-based mechanism meaning the game can have multiple endings depending on your choice. The developers did a great job of introducing the human touch in the game with a gripping and emotional storyline. The soundtracks are well connected to the game and add a touch of surreality.

If you have finished this game and are looking for other games in this genre, you are at the right place. In this article, we will provide you with a list of top 7 games like Life is Strange.


Oxenfree is a supernatural video game featuring a branching dialogue system. This system allows players to select from a list of dialogues thereby affecting the story timeline.

As with most of the games with branching dialogues, Oxenfree has multiple endings that will depend on user preference. But perhaps the most interesting thing about this game is the soundtrack, which adds a sense of mystery and awe to the overall experience.

Oxenfree is available on PC, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.

Get Oxenfree on Steam here

Night in the Woods

Play as Mae Borowski who returns home to Possum Spring and connects with her friends. The game is based on this town and the characters involved in the life of Mae.

The town is filled with secrets that the players will eventually discover later. The game is different from most games due to the selection of themes including mental health, friendship and identity.

The overall atmosphere of the game is relaxed and enjoyable. The pixelated setting can feel a bit out of place, but you will eventually get used to it.

Get Night in the Woods on Steam here

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Detroit: Become Human

Detroit: Become Human is set in the year 2038. In this world, androids are servants of humans and have upgraded to behave like humans.

However, three androids — Connor, Kara, and Markus — become sentient and try to find their place in society. This game also features a branching narrative and has multiple endings.

Players will face several moral dilemmas and will see the world through the eyes of the androids. The game also showcases incredible and stunning graphics and quality animations.

Get Detroit: Become Human on Steam here

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead is an episodic zombie apocalypse video game comprised of five parts. The central character, Lee Everett, is a convicted criminal who, alongside his companion Clementine, embarks on a journey to safeguard themselves from the relentless threat of zombies.

The game has point-and-click functionality where you have to click on elements to interact and solve awesome puzzles, and characters.

For many players, the game can be a bit emotional due to the gripping storyline, memorable characters, and heart-wrenching moments that resonate throughout the narrative, creating a truly immersive and unforgettable gaming experience.

Get The Walking Dead on Steam here

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The Wolf Among Us

The Wolf Among Us is a neo-noir game featuring Bigby ‘The Big Bad Wolf’ Wolf and is divided into five episodes. The game is based on the comic book and takes cues from mythologies.

Bigby is a detective and players will investigate crimes, interrogate suspects, and chat with an array of characters. The game offers a gripping storyline and diverse characters.

The Wolf Among Us is on PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Switch platforms.

Get The Wolf Among Us on Steam here

Heavy Rain

Heavy Rain is a psychological thriller focusing on catching a serial killer known as Origami Killer. The features four characters who are dealing with their own lives while simultaneously preventing the killer from taking another life.

The game is quite emotional and the players can take control of the character’s lives. Moreover, the storyline is non-linear and often involves quick-time events.

Like other games, Heavy Rain also has multiple endings and incredible twists.

Get Heavy Rain on Steam here

Beyond: Two Souls

Beyond: Two Souls follows Jodie and Aiden played by Elliot Page and Willem Dafoe. Jodie has psychic powers and players will often have to switch between her and Aiden depending on the level.

The game features dynamic gameplay and the storyline is non-linear. The game offers various choices to the players with respect to the gameplay, modes, difficulty modes, and the way they want to experience the storyline.

The game is available on PC and PlayStation.

Get Beyond: Two Souls on Steam here

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Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

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