The Best Visual Novel Games of All Time Video Games

The Best Visual Novel Games of All Time

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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?"

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

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  1. 1
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    Kadokawa Shoten, Type-Moon More
  2. 2
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    Indie game More
  3. 3
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  4. 4
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    Visual Art's, Prototype More
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    Rewrite

    Visual Art's, Prototype More
  6. 6
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    JAST USA More
  7. 7
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    Type-Moon More
  8. 8
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    Visual Art's, Interchannel, Prototype More
  9. 9
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    KID, 5pb., Hirameki More
  10. 10
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    Nintendo, Capcom, Nintendo Australia More
  11. 11
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    Capcom, Nintendo Australia More
  12. 12
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  13. 13
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  14. 14
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    MangaGamer More
  15. 15
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    Chaos;Head

    5pb. More
  16. 16
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    Peach Princess More
  17. 17
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    Konami More
  18. 18
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    07th Expansion, Alchemist, Taito Corporation More
  19. 19
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    Navel, MangaGamer More
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    Capcom, Nintendo Australia More
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    Capcom More
  22. 22
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    Visual Art's, Prototype More
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    Aquaplus More
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    Visual Art's, Interchannel, Prototype More
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    H2O: Footprints in the Sand

    Kadokawa Shoten, Regista, Makura More
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    Interchannel, JAST USA More
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    Aquaplus, Leaf More
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    Peach Princess More
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    Peach Princess More
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    Aoi Shiro

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    Peach Princess More
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    Yin-Yang! X-Change Alternative 2

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    Circus, PrincessSoft, MangaGamer More
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    Cross Days

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    Clear

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    Kimi ga Aruji de Shitsuji ga Ore de

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    Aquaplus, Leaf More
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    Sega More
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    Eden*

    Minori More
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    Sora o Tobu, Mittsu no Hōhō.

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    Phantom of Inferno

    Hirameki, PrincessSoft More
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    Kikokugai: The Cyber Slayer

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    One: Kagayaku Kisetsu e

    KID, Tactics More
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