Groups

 

Alternate self

Other (objects, etc.) theme

Player encounters alternate versions of various characters, usually "what if" kind where some life turning event didn't occur for them or some other life turning event happened instead of the original.

17
games
9
platforms

Name variations: alternate selves

The first video game about Alternate self was released on June 20, 2004.

Activision, 2K Games and Warner Bros. Interactive has published most of these games

See also: multiverse, simulacrums

Unlike simulacrums who are some aspect of the original character or some alternate recreation, these are essentially the same character grown and developed through different life events.