Alternating protagonist

Other (objects, etc.) concept

The protagonist changes between chapters or other events completely outside of player's control.

190
games
31
platforms

The first video game about Alternating protagonist was released on September 18, 1986.

Activision, Warner Bros. Interactive and LucasArts has published most of these games

Games where the player has actual control over the choice in some rare cases should also be included.

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This is often used to cover some aspects of the story from different perspective without actually making the choice to be the player's (different campaign for each character, for example), so it more strongly intertwines the storytelling into the game while removing some freedom from the player.

Parent group

Protagonist variants

Platforms

Windows 65
PS2 20
PS3 12
MS-DOS 11
X360 11
Mac OS X 9
Wii 6
Linux 5
Nintendo DS 5
Mac OS Classic 4
PS 4
Xbox 4
GameCube 3
PS4 3
NES 3
PSP 3
Amiga 3
Win3.1 2
Atari ST 2
PS Vita 2
GBA 2
Famicom Disk System 2
Dreamcast 1
C64 1
Amstrad CPC 1
Android 1
Xbox One 1
Saturn 1
ZX Spectrum 1
MSX 1

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