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Escape sequence

Video game concept

Includes a sequence where the player must escape, either because they're presented with an opponent they can't hope to defeat, overwhelming odds, or some other danger that threatens the protagonist and can't be countered.

59
games
11
platforms

Alternate name: Retreat sequence

The first video game about Escape sequence was released on April 1999.

Electronic Arts, Sega and EA Partners has published most of these games

Related:
* Juggernauts - besides places blowing up, these are common cause for escape sequences.
* Timed sequence
* Survival sequence
* Escape - when the whole point of the game is to escape from somewhere or something.
* Timed sequences