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Backtracking

Video game concept

Involves significant amount of backtracking.

115
games
31
platforms

The first video game about Backtracking was released in 1984.

id Software, Ubisoft and Ska Studios has published most of these games

Examples:
* Returning to the beginning of the level (or beyond in case the level is 2-way)
* Returning to earlier levels/stages/maps.

Depending on the size of the levels and speed of travel, this may include relatively much shorter distances. However, if the trip back is much faster than it was originally to reach the other end (for whatever reason), this tag may not apply as much. Any form of fast travel or shortcuts back to the starting point are good points that eliminate this tags eligibility in (almost) all cases.

Open world games should not be included, unless going back and forth two locations without aid of fast travel is required within relatively short span of time.

Platforms

Linux 24
Windows 21
PS3 8
X360 8
Mac OS X 7
MS-DOS 6
PS 4
OS/2 4
PS4 3
Mac OS Classic 3
Dreamcast 2
Pandora 2
SNES 2
PS2 2
Saturn 2
N64 2
Win3.1 1
Xbox One 1
GBA 1
3DS 1
Atari ST 1
BSD 1
Tandy Coco 1
GP2X 1
Switch 1
Wii 1
NES 1
DVD player 1
BeOS 1
WinCE 1

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