The 12 Best Visual Novels

Created Nov 18, 2018 by RAWG Editorial
Visual novels are perfect for those who like to feel the responsibility for each character. But if you are sure all games of this genre are similar, we are here to surprise you. Scroll this list to check the variety of the best visual novels ever made.
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Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma screenshot
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    Zero Time Dilemma features elements of several genres: a visual novel, a puzzle game, and a psychological thriller. A group of nine people is captured and forced to play a deadly game. You control thr…
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      Who is the most trustful person in the world? A bartender, of course! If you be polite and helpful enough, you will discover lots of exciting stories from your clients. Be sure you meet outstanding pe…
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      Emily is Away screenshot
        Emily is Away is a very nostalgic game. It looks as an ICQ conversation between you and your girlfriend, Emily, that lasts for five years. While the story is quite linear, there are dozens of pop-cult…
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        CLANNAD screenshot
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          CLANNAD is a classic Japanese visual novel about a teenager. Tomoya Okazaki has a difficult childhood and problems at school. However, he stays supportive and often gets involved in other characters' …
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          Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc screenshot
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            The luck to study among the most talented students of the country turns into a deadly game for Makoto Naegi. He and his classmates become trapped in the school where the principal promises freedom to …
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              In the future, dying people have another chance to live their life - by creating new memories inside their heads. Johnny wants to go to the Moon, and you need to fulfill his dream. But first of all, y…
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              Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator screenshot
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                You take on the role of a single father that moves to Maple Bay with his daughter. You can choose from seven guys to become the second daddy for your girl. They all have unique personalities so you ca…
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                Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney screenshot
                  Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney combines a visual novel's elements with the gameplay of a point-and-click quest. The game is divided into five cases and two modes: the investigation where you need to sea…
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                  Hotel Dusk: Room 215 screenshot
                    A combination of a point-and0click puzzle game and a visual novel, Hotel Dusk: Room 215 amuses with its incredible graphical style and a deep story. You take on the role of Kyle Hyde, a detective who …
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                      Pyre is divided into two parts: the story told as a beautiful visual novel and a sports game with 3v3 matches. It provides you great freedom to choose where to lead the story, and even failed matches …
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                        Is it possible to change the past? Or, maybe, even remind what happened to you in different timelines? In STEINS;GATE you will figure this out and try to get the best future for the characters whose d…
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                        Kindred Spirits on the Roof screenshot
                          The protagonist of the game, Yuna, has an extraordinary ability - she can see ghosts in her school. These spirits, Sachi and Megumi, are bound to the school with their past regrets and love. To set th…
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