Branching story

Other (objects, etc.) theme

The story branches off to two or more alternative lines, possibly merging at later time, giving increased replayability.

50
games
18
platforms

Alternate name: Branching campaign

The first video game about Branching story was released on September 27, 1990.

Telltale Games, Spike and Arcen Games has published most of these games

Gamebook and branching story should NEVER be combined as gamebooks by their very nature have branching storylines.

Parent group

Replayability

Platforms

Windows 16
Linux 6
Mac OS X 4
PS3 4
X360 2
Nintendo DS 2
PS Vita 2
MS-DOS 2
PS2 2
PSP 2
NEC PC9801 1
Mac OS Classic 1
Wii 1
Mega Drive 1
Amiga 1
PS 1
Xbox 1
Saturn 1

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