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The Best Escape Games

03-18-2017, 07:58 PM
#1
Joined: Jan 2015
Location: Liberty city
Posts: 3,522
The Best Escape Games

What are the best escape games?
Not sure what the genre is actually
The Room series
Agent A


These are the only one that I can find that are great.
Can you contribute to the list ?

Current Recommendations: Blocky Farm, Morphite, Cat Quest, Pocket Build
03-19-2017, 09:52 AM
#2
All the Kotorinosu games, these are 'pure' Escape games from one of the pioneers of the genre back in its online flash days. So much cleverness packed into a small space in these games:
Matryoshka
Sphinx
Room Gamma
Room Delta
Pixel Room
Dangerous Gen-Kan 1&2
(All absolutely FREE! Lots and lots of clever, hardcore physical puzzling in these games)

Puga Puma's single title, with sequels promised. It's very similar to the room, which some might see as a bad thing, but I think it's very well done anyways. I enjoyed it a lot:
Puzzle House: Mystery Rising
(Think it's similar price to the Room)

Shares enough elements with the genre to include, and is absolutely fantastic yet unknown, the XON games. Search up XON Episode One for a free trial of amazing graphics and atmosphere. This series is a favourite of mine - imagine Myst with full free 3D movement. The alien atmosphere is really well done too, the puzzles are clever and original, I can personally guarantee that this series of games will not disappoint!
(Episode 1 is free and short, the other three episodes are paid, long, stunning and puzzling, you honestly must play these games)

How could I forget the Rusty Lake and Cube Escape games? It's a pretty big series now, and the games are moody, mysterious, and very enchanting. I won't list them here since they're easy to find, and I'm proud to say I was a fan right from the start, with the dev's first room escape called Samsara Room (not for iOS and unrelated to the storyline of the series).
(The Cube Escape games are free - that's a LOT of content for free! The Rusty Lake games are premium)

Dr. Stanley's House trilogy - the first two games were some of my first iOS experiences, so I'll always remember them fondly. Dr Stanley's house 1 is a bit rough around the edges, but Dr. Stanley's House 2 is a masterpiece - a strange and intriguing storyline, lots of great puzzles, tons of locations, and even secrets hidden around the place! Dr. Stanley's House 3 has a very different style and only loosely continues the storyline, but it's a very very good and expansive game as well.
The first two games in the series were free when I downloaded them, but I believe they are now premium games. It's a very good series.

Well, there we go! All of these games are faaaaaaantastic. These are not only some of my favourites of the genre, but some of my favourite iOS games, period. I would even go as far as to say some of these are my favourite games, period! These games are seriously under-appreciate, but check out a few of the titles above, and you'll be amazed at the quality, creativity, artwork and design that went into these gems.

03-19-2017, 02:06 PM
#3
Taking notes.
03-19-2017, 03:59 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2015
Location: Liberty city
Posts: 3,522
Dark fear is excellent addition to the list

Current Recommendations: Blocky Farm, Morphite, Cat Quest, Pocket Build
03-19-2017, 05:24 PM
#5
Oh yeah, Dark Fear is also great, just didn't spring to mind because it's a bit more removed from the genre, what with a battle system and RPG elements. But definitely another very good game!
03-23-2017, 09:02 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,589
Also check out Hellraid: The Escape. Fantastic visuals, nice realtime mechanics, and all premium.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
04-24-2017, 04:31 AM
#7
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 6
I really love The Room series!
Well I also played Doors&Rooms series
cube escape series are creative escape games too I think.
04-28-2017, 05:13 AM
#8
I play Into The Dead escape game on my Andriod Smartphone. It is a really good game I love it.