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The Best Episodic Games of All Time

Updated November 18, 2020 2.9k votes 952 voters 24.2k views34 items

This is a list of the best episodic games of all time for any console or system, ranked greatest to worst by gamers everywhere. These highly rated episodic games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest releases are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these episodic games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging episodic games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new episodic games.

From zombie classics like The Walking Dead to epic releases like Half-Life 2 and more, this list features all the biggest and most popular games in the genre. How many have you played?

This list answers the questions, "What are the best episodic games?" and "What is the greatest episodic games game of all time?" After you are finished, head on over and vote on the best combat games of all time.

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    The Walking Dead is an episodic interactive drama graphic adventure video game developed and...  more

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