Instant start

Video game concept

There's no main menu, no press button to start, nothing. Only that the game has already started.


The first video game about Instant start was released on August 6, 2008.

Playdead, Cellar Door Games and Raw Fury Games has published most of these games

See also: playable menu
Some of these may be confusing in case they show the title right at the start (which often disappears as soon as you start moving), causing a "why isn't the menu appearing?" reaction.

These usually load last game save too when the game is started on later plays unless the game uses a hub level of sorts.


Windows 10
Linux 7
Mac OS X 6
X360 2
PS3 2
PS4 1
PS Vita 1
Xbox One 1
Dreamcast 1

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