Best Narration Games on Steam

Steam currently has 2,257 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. Narration game rankings were last updated on 5/23/2024.

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1. Firework

An accidental fire at a funeral forces the police to re-investigate a closed case of massacre. Lin Lixun participates the re-investigation by chances. As the investigation goes deeper, the past of the victims gradually emerges. However, the case becomes more bewildering.

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Firework holds the #1 spot for "best Narration game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 38,495 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 37,709 positive reviews and 786 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Firework on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 2/4/2021
Developer Shiying Studio
Publisher Gamera Games
Steam App Id 1288310

2. Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a story-rich, party-based RPG set in the universe of Dungeons & Dragons, where your choices shape a tale of fellowship and betrayal, survival and sacrifice, and the lure of absolute power.

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Baldur's Gate 3 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 611,874 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 592,188 positive reviews and 19,686 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $59.99
Release Date 8/3/2023
Developer Larian Studios
Publisher Larian Studios
Steam App Id 1086940

3. BattleBlock Theater®

Welcome to BattleBlock Theater! You’ve got no where to go but up...on stage. Play single player or co-op to free your friends and save Hatty Hattington! Jump, solve and battle your way through a mysterious theater inhabited by highly technological felines.

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BattleBlock Theater® has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 70,097 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 68,168 positive reviews and 1,929 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 5/15/2014
Franchise The Behemoth
Developer The Behemoth
Publisher The Behemoth
Steam App Id 238460

4. There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension

There is no game. So don't go messing things up by clicking everywhere. You don’t want to be kicked out of your video game world, do you? Of course not!

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There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,360 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,904 positive reviews and 456 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $12.99
Release Date 8/6/2020
Developer Draw Me A Pixel
Publisher Draw Me A Pixel
Steam App Id 1240210

5. Word Game: Episode 0

Word game is literally a game of words. Player controls "I" to find clues between lines, delete words to change the meaning of sentences, or shift words to rewrite facts. “I” must be wise and brave enough complete the mission of words. May the best "I” win!

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Word Game: Episode 0 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,499 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,446 positive reviews and 53 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Word Game: Episode 0 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/14/2021
Developer Team9
Publisher Team9
Steam App Id 1507970

6. Riddle Joker

For decades, superpowers and psychic abilities were thought to be mere science fiction, but the discovery of a certain particle called the "Astron" at the end of the 20th century proved to the world that these wondrous phenomena were real.

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Riddle Joker has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,882 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,814 positive reviews and 68 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $34.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Riddle Joker on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $34.99
Release Date 12/18/2020
Franchise 株式会社HIKARI FIELD
Developer Yuzusoft
Publishers
Steam App Id 1277930

7. The Last Campfire

The Last Campfire is an adventure, a story of a lost ember trapped in a puzzling place, searching for meaning and a way home.

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The Last Campfire has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,338 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,128 positive reviews and 210 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 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 $14.99
Release Date 10/7/2021
Developer Hello Games
Publisher Hello Games
Steam App Id 990630

8. 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 #8 spot for the best Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,029 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 18,358 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

9. Bugsnax

Catch mysterious living snacks and feed them to your friends in this unusual island adventure!

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Bugsnax has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,964 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,844 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 4/28/2022
Developer Young Horses
Publisher Young Horses
Steam App Id 674140

10. What Remains of Edith Finch

What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of strange tales about a family in Washington state. As Edith, you’ll explore the colossal Finch house, searching for stories as she explores her family history and tries to figure out why she's the last one in her family left alive.

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What Remains of Edith Finch has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Narration games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 38,996 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 37,320 positive reviews and 1,676 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 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 $4.99
Release Date 4/24/2017
Developer Giant Sparrow
Publisher Annapurna Interactive
Steam App Id 501300

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). BattleBlock Theater® on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 24). Word Game: Episode 0 on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). The Last Campfire on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Bugsnax on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). What Remains of Edith Finch on Steam. Steam Store.

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