Historical fiction

Fiction genre theme

A fiction genre that provides a historic setting, but does not follow any notable historical events or figures though may include them as part of the setting (but not really part of the actual story).


The first video game about Historical fiction was released on August 27, 2002.

Electronic Arts, Rockstar Games and 2K Games has published most of these games

See also: alternate history (in case there are notable changes in known historical events)

Note that this is not the same as having (pseudo-)historic setting.

Child group

Historical fantasy

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Windows 5
PS3 3
X360 3
Xbox 1
Mac OS X 1
Linux 1
PS2 1

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