Best Time Travel Games on Steam

Steam currently has 530 Time Travel 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. Time Travel game rankings were last updated on 5/23/2024.

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1. An Arcade Full of Cats

Journey through gaming history's time and space, while searching for adorable feline companions in 'An Arcade Full of Cats,' the ultimate pet'em up hidden object game.

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An Arcade Full of Cats holds the #1 spot for "best Time Travel game on Steam" with a Player Score of 95. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,348 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,284 positive reviews and 64 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play An Arcade Full of Cats on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/16/2023
Franchise Devcats
Developer Devcats
Publisher Devcats
Steam App Id 2368470

2. STEINS;GATE

Developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus, STEINS;GATE was awarded Famitsu magazine's coveted annual Game of Excellence award and was voted one of the most emotionally charged “tear-inducing games” ever made, in a Famitsu poll. It is a gripping and moving Visual Novel, which has already spawned manga and anime adaptations.

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STEINS;GATE has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 16,839 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,422 positive reviews and 417 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 STEINS;GATE on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 9/8/2016
Franchise Science Adventure Series
Developer MAGES. Inc.
Publisher Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.
Steam App Id 412830

3. Life is Strange - Episode 1

Episode 1 now FREE! Life is Strange is an award-winning and critically acclaimed episodic adventure game that allows the player to rewind time and affect the past, present and future.

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Life is Strange - Episode 1 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 164,291 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 158,017 positive reviews and 6,274 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Life is Strange - Episode 1 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

4. Titanfall® 2

Respawn Entertainment gives you the most advanced titan technology in its new, single player campaign & multiplayer experience. Combine & conquer with new titans & pilots, deadlier weapons, & customization and progression systems that help you and your titan flow as one unstoppable killing force.

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Titanfall® 2 has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 220,439 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 209,829 positive reviews and 10,610 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 Titanfall® 2 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 6/18/2020
Developer Respawn Entertainment
Publisher Electronic Arts
Steam App Id 1237970

5. Portal Reloaded

Portal Reloaded is a free, community made modification for Portal 2. The mod builds on the concepts of the main game by allowing you to place a third portal, which enables traveling between two different timelines. Thinking in four dimensions is vital to solving 25 brand new mind-bending puzzles.

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Portal Reloaded has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,733 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,008 positive reviews and 725 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

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

Release Date 4/19/2021
Developer PORTANIS
Publisher PORTANIS
Steam App Id 1255980

6. 5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel

It's the first ever chess variant with spatial, temporal, and parallel dimensions. It's 5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel! Move pieces back in time to create branching timelines. Send a rook to a parallel dimension. Protect your kings in the present and in the past!

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5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,171 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,950 positive reviews and 221 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play 5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 7/22/2020
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Steam App Id 1349230

7. ASTLIBRA Revision

Confront time and fate in the 2D action RPG, Astlibra Revision. Explore meticulously crafted worlds, fight brutal boss battles, and upgrade your skills to take down enemies lurking around every corner.

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ASTLIBRA Revision has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,891 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,947 positive reviews and 944 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 10/13/2022
Franchise WhisperGames
Developer KEIZO
Publisher WhisperGames
Steam App Id 1718570

8. Chop Goblins

Pursue the malevolent CHOP GOBLINS through time and foil their plans with devastating weapons in this bite-sized FPS from the creator of DUSK.

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Chop Goblins has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,332 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,285 positive reviews and 47 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 12/12/2022
Franchise David Szymanski
Developer David Szymanski
Publisher David Szymanski
Steam App Id 1935660

9. In Stars And Time

Live with the ever-present burden of being trapped in a time loop only you can know about in this turn-based RPG. Create a better future for you and your friends. Find hope where there is none left. Pray to the stars and free yourself from time.

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In Stars And Time has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,422 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,371 positive reviews and 51 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 11/20/2023
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Publisher Armor Games Studios
Steam App Id 1677310

10. The Forgotten City

The Forgotten City is a narrative-driven time loop adventure in ancient Rome. Discover the ruins of an ancient underground city, travel 2000 years into the past, and unravel the mystery of who destroyed it by cleverly exploiting the power to wind back time. The fate of the city is in your hands.

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The Forgotten City has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Time Travel games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,641 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,273 positive reviews and 368 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $8.74 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 $8.74
Release Date 7/28/2021
Franchise Dear Villagers
Developer Modern Storyteller
Publisher Dear Villagers
Steam App Id 874260

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Titanfall® 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). Portal Reloaded on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). 5D Chess With Multiverse Time Travel on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). ASTLIBRA Revision on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Chop Goblins on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). In Stars And Time on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). The Forgotten City on Steam. Steam Store.

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