The Best Visual Novel Games of All Time Video Games
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The Best Visual Novel Games of All Time

List Criteria: Vote up the best video games in the visual novel genre.

This is a list of the best visual novel games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated visual novel games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest visual novel games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these visual novel games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging visual novel games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new visual novel games.

This list below has everything from Katawa Shoujo to DNA Media Comics.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best visual novel games?" and "What is the greatest visual novel game of all time?"

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    Indie game

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    Kadokawa Shoten, Type-Moon

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    most listed & ranked high on reranks Visual Art's, Interchannel, Prototype

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    Visual Art's, Prototype

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    KID, 5pb., Hirameki

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    ranked low on reranks Visual Art's, Prototype

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    07th Expansion, Alchemist, Taito Corporation

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    ranked high on reranks Interchannel, JAST USA

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    Visual Art's, Interchannel, Prototype

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    ranked low on reranks Type-Moon

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    Visual Art's, Interchannel, Prototype

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    added by recfruzy Alchemist

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks KID

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    ranked high on reranks Peach Princess

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    ranked low on reranks Nintendo, Capcom, Nintendo Australia

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    added by WilliamReeves Yūji Kazami transfers to Mihama Academy, a school with only five female students and prison-like features. Every student in the school have their own "circumstances" for being there, but

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    JAST USA

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    Aquaplus

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    Visual Art's, Prototype, KineticNovel

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    Konami

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    Kadokawa Shoten, Regista, Makura

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