Virginia Alternatives

    Virginia is described as 'First-person thriller set in a small town with a secret'. There are five games similar to Virginia for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Playstation, Mac and Xbox. The best alternative is Dear Esther. Other Virginia like games are Firewatch (Paid), Cradle by Flying Cafe (Paid), Everybody's Gone to the Rapture (Paid) and Gone Home (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 16, 2017

    1. 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.
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      Award-winning, single-player, first-person mystery set in the Wyoming wilderness.
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    2. 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.
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    3. Haunting, non-linear story told through first-person exploration.
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      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.
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