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Our experts have spent time searching for great games similar to 198x and have found the following:
198X is a pastiche of different classic games brought together to tell the story of a suburban teenager stuck between the limitations of youth and the obligations of adulthood. In the game, you discover a local arcade, and through the different games find a way to make that transition to an adult world and coming to terms with your history.
Release Date: 23/01/2020
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Content Rating: PEGI 12
Genres: Action, Adventure and Narrative
Accessibility: 9 features
Developer: 198 x Game (@198xGame)
Costs: Purchase cost
These are our hand-picked Video Game games similar to 198x. This doesn't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed 198x, or as younger rated alternatives for players not ready for PEGI 12 or ESRB TEEN games. These selections also include Video Game games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
Release Date: 29/01/2020
Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds
Coffee Talk is an interactive story about a barista working in a coffee shop in Seattle. You listen to customer's concerns about life and love, in a retro pixilated world backed with lo-fi chilled hip-hop music.
Release Date: 10/08/2010, updated in 2021
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game is an arcade-style fighting game. In the game, you take control of one of seven playable characters from the comic book series and travel through Toronto, Canada facing the seven evil exes of Ramona Flowers.
Release Date: 31/07/2019, updated in 2020
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Telling Lies is from the same developer as Her Story. It's named as an investigative thriller game with non-linear storytelling by the developer.
Release Date: 15/09/2019, updated in 2021
Platforms: PC, Switch and iPhone, iPad
Where Cards Fall, from the same developer as Alto's Adventure, is an adventure where you build houses of cards to advance. In a beautifully hand-drawn world, you need to create pathways with the cards through the dreamlike...
Release Date: 21/09/2017
Platforms: Android, Switch and iOS
Another Lost Phone places a stranger’s smartphone in your hands. As you use the phone interface to explore the social life of its young woman owner, Laura, you piece together messages, pictures and profiles to solve her disappearance. Although it...
Release Date: 01/10/2013, updated in 2018
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Flashback is a running and jumping game with a strong narrative. Made in the 90s it's similar to Another World and Prince of Persia.
Release Date: 19/06/2015, updated in 2022
Platforms: Android, PS4, Switch and iOS
Arcade Archives is a series of games that faithfully recreates classic Arcade games from their original software. Along with the play modes of the original games you can adjust settings like the difficulty dip-switches, like arcade owners could.
These are games of a similar genre mix to 198x. This includes games from the Action, Adventure and Narrative genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
If you like the sound of 198x but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features.
You can view a full breakdown in our 198x Accessibility Report.
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