Gone Home is described as 'Gone home is an interactive exploration simulator. Interrogate every detail of a seemingly normal house to discover the story of the people who live there. Open any drawer and door. Pick up objects and examine them to discover clues'. There are five games similar to Gone Home for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Playstation, Mac and Xbox. The best alternative is Dear Esther. Other Gone Home like games are Firewatch (Paid), Cradle by Flying Cafe (Paid), Everybody's Gone to the Rapture (Paid) and Virginia (Paid).
Dear Esther is a ghost story, told using first-person gaming technologies. Rather than traditional game-play the focus here is on exploration, uncovering the mystery of the island, of who you are and why you are here.
Cradle is a sci-fi first-person-view quest designed for the player to explore the surrounding world. The story is built around the relations of the protagonist and a mechanical girl who by quirk of fate found themselves amidst the desert.