Best Dynamic Narration Games on Steam

Steam currently has 475 Dynamic Narration games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Dynamic Narration game rankings were last updated on 5/27/2024.

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1. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

Become Phoenix Wright and experience the thrill of battle as you fight to save your innocent clients in a court of law. Play all 14 episodes, spanning the first three games, in one gorgeous collection.

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy holds the #1 spot for "best Dynamic Narration game on Steam" with a Player Score of 95. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 29,456 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 28,745 positive reviews and 711 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 4/9/2019
Developer CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Publisher CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Steam App Id 787480

2. The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series contains all 4 Seasons, 400 Days, and The Walking Dead: Michonne, which includes over 50 hours of gameplay across 23 unique episodes.

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The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Dynamic Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,036 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 18,365 positive reviews and 671 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $49.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $49.99
Release Date 10/29/2020
Franchise Skybound Games
Developer Skybound Games
Publisher Skybound Games
Steam App Id 1449690

3. Detroit: Become Human

Detroit: Become Human puts the destiny of both mankind and androids in your hands, taking you to a near future where machines have become more intelligent than humans. Every choice you make affects the outcome of the game, with one of the most intricately branching narratives ever created.

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Detroit: Become Human has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Dynamic Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 114,334 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 108,515 positive reviews and 5,819 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 6/18/2020
Developer Quantic Dream
Publisher Quantic Dream
Steam App Id 1222140

4. Bastion

Discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to pieces.

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Bastion has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Dynamic Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 36,700 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 35,029 positive reviews and 1,671 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Bastion on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 8/16/2011
Franchise Supergiant Games
Developer Supergiant Games
Publisher Supergiant Games
Steam App Id 107100

5. Call of Juarez: Gunslinger

From the dust of a gold mine to the dirt of a saloon, Call of Juarez® Gunslinger is a real homage to the Wild West tales. Live the epic and violent journey of a ruthless bounty hunter on the trail of the West’s most notorious outlaws.

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Call of Juarez: Gunslinger has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Dynamic Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 37,173 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 35,348 positive reviews and 1,825 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $1.49
Release Date 5/22/2013
Developer Techland
Publisher Techland Publishing
Steam App Id 204450

6. Songs for a Hero - Definitive Edition

A classic platform with a twist: A dynamic soundtrack and funny lyrics that sings the player's actions and responds to what is happening during the adventure.

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Songs for a Hero - Definitive Edition has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Dynamic Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,652 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,530 positive reviews and 122 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 3/24/2016
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Steam App Id 389170

7. The Stanley Parable

The Stanley Parable is a first person exploration game. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will follow a story, you will not follow a story. You will have a choice, you will have no choice. The game will end, the game will never end.

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The Stanley Parable has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Dynamic Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 44,354 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 41,003 positive reviews and 3,351 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 10/17/2013
Developer Galactic Cafe
Publisher Galactic Cafe
Steam App Id 221910

8. Athanasy

Deep beneath the surface of the dead Earth, the City, the last refuge of humanity, hides. Engineering genius and efforts of all mankind; a giant structure of steel, concrete, and biopolymers. It keeps the remnants of civilization one step away from total extinction.

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Athanasy has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Dynamic Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 402 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 391 positive reviews and 11 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 4/13/2022
Developer Wirion
Publisher 7DOTS
Steam App Id 1769320

9. When the Darkness comes

When the Darkness comes is a walking simulator whose glitchy and dark tale tries to illustrate the hardships of depression and anxiety through a variety of imaginary digital landscapes.

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When the Darkness comes has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Dynamic Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,179 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 7,545 positive reviews and 634 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play When the Darkness comes on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 3/1/2019
Developer Sirhaian
Publisher Sirhaian
Steam App Id 1021950

10. Betrayal At Club Low

Tonight you're on a rescue mission, infiltrating a nightclub that was once a coffin factory. Will you succeed? Will you fail? Or will your night take an unexpected detour? Roll the Pizza Dice and find out!

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Betrayal At Club Low has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Dynamic Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 429 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 416 positive reviews and 13 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 9/9/2022
Franchise Cosmo D Studios
Developer Cosmo D Studios
Publisher Cosmo D Studios
Steam App Id 1885750

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 9). Betrayal At Club Low on Steam. Steam Store.

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