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False ending

Culture concept

The story builds up for conclusion, but instead there's a plot twist or something else that causes the story to continue on.

57
games
24
platforms

The first video game about False ending was released on September 19, 1985.

Capcom, 11 bit studios and Elite has published most of these games

Usually involves a gradual build-up to conclusion after significant playtime and outwardly seems to be the point at which the game would end, but in the end, does not. Usually a major plot twist causes the story to continue from here.

More literal case would be the appearance of end credits or similar game ending sign, but the game unexpectedly continues after this.

Parent groups

Endings, Falsehoods, Spoilers

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Platforms

Windows 14
Linux 6
PS2 4
X360 4
PS3 4
Mac OS X 4
GBA 3
PS4 2
GBC 1
PS Vita 1
MS-DOS 1
C16/Plus4 1
Amstrad CPC 1
NEC PC8801 1
WonderSwan 1
Arcade 1
NES 1
Mega Drive 1
ZX Spectrum 1
Android 1
Amiga 1
C64 1
Xbox One 1
Atari ST 1

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