Mission-based

Video game concept

Game progress is divided into several missions or similar sequences, player may or may not have choice in which mission to take.

536
games
34
platforms

The first video game about Mission-based was released in 1987.

Electronic Arts, Activision and THQ has published most of these games

See also: intermissions
Missions may be contained within single map or span multiple, so that's not a defining trait.
Missions may re-use maps, so using separate maps is not a defining trait.

Platforms

Windows 253
Linux 87
MS-DOS 46
Mac OS X 25
PS2 16
Mac OS Classic 13
PS3 9
PS Vita 8
X360 8
PS 8
Amiga 7
Android 6
PS4 5
Pandora 5
Xbox 4
PSP 4
Internet Only 3
iOS 3
Atari ST 3
Archimedes 2
Nintendo DS 2
Xbox One 2
BSD 2
ZX Spectrum 128 2
Saturn 2
3DS 2
Amstrad CPC 2
BeOS 1
GameCube 1
GBA 1

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