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Video games I've enjoyed. Maybe you will too.

Image above: Run plug with a human body, run!

Game: Plug and Play.

Genre: Adventure.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 15 minutes.

Developer: Mario von Rickenbach, Michael Frei.

Publisher: Etter Studio.

Platform: Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS, Linux.

Image above: Mario in the middle of a jump into a brick block. Iconic.

Game: Super Mario Bros.

Genre: Platform.

Mode: Single-player, Multi-player.

Playtime: 2 hours.

Developer: Nintendo R&D4.

Publisher: Nintendo.

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo VS. System.

Image above: The city of Warsaw if it were a simplified metro system.

Game: Mini Metro.

Genre: Puzzle, Strategy.

Mode: Single-player, Multi-player.

Playtime: 6 hours.

Developer: Dinosaur Polo Club.

Publisher: Dinosaur Polo Club, Playdigious for Android.

Platform: Windows, Linux, MacOS, Switch, Playstation, Android, iOS.

Image above: Two brothers kneeling in front of each other.

Game: Brothers A Tale of Two Sons.

Genre: Adventure.

Mode: Single-player, Multi-player on Switch.

Playtime: 3 hours.

Developer: Starbreeze Studios.

Publisher: 505 Games.

Platform: Windows, Switch, Playstation, Xbox, Android, iOS.

Image above: Two hooded figures climbing up a hill.

Game: Journey.

Genre: Adventure.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 2 hours.

Developer: Thatgamecompany.

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment, Annapurna Interactive.

Platform: Windows, Playstation, iOS.

Image above: Gomez is often lost.

Game: Fez.

Genre: Platform.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 6 hours.

Developer: Polytron Corporation.

Publisher: Trapdoor.

Platform: Windows, Xbox, MacOS, iOS, Playstation, Switch.

Image above: The Scythian atop a mountain under the crescent moon.

Game: Superbrothers Sword and Sworcery EP.

Genre: Adventure, Action.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 4 hours.

Developer: Capybara Games, Superbrothers.

Publisher: Capybara Games.

Platform: Windows, MacOS, iOS, Linux, Switch.

Image above: The kid trying to best a puffer.

Game: Bastion.

Genre: Adventure, Action.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 6 hours.

Developer: Supergiant Games.

Publisher: Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment.

Platform: Windows, Xbox, MacOS, iOS, Linux, Switch, Playstation.

Image above: A mother and child, split apart.

Game: Monument Valley.

Genre: Puzzle.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Developer: Ustwo Games.

Publisher: Ustwo Games.

Platform: Windows, iOS, Android.

Image above: A Hexipal and cone guiding the way.

Game: Broken Age.

Genre: Adventure.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 10 hours and 30 minutes.

Developer: Double Fine Productions.

Publisher: Double Fine Productions.

Platform: Windows, Xbox, MacOS, iOS, Linux, Switch, Playstation.

Image above: Max looking at a wall of photographs.

Game: Life is Strange.

Genre: Adventure.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 14 hours.

Developer: Dontnod Entertainment.

Publisher: Square Enix.

Platform: Windows, Xbox, MacOS, iOS, Linux, Android, Switch, Playstation.

Image above: A very strange flower, Cuphead, and Mugman.

Game: Cuphead.

Genre: Action.

Mode: Single-player, Multi-player.

Playtime: 10 hours and 30 minutes.

Developer: Studio MDHR.

Publisher: Studio MDHR.

Platform: Windows, Xbox, MacOS, Switch, Playstation.

Image above: Ori gazes at a big bear in the snowy forest.

Game: Ori and the Will of the Wisps.

Genre: Adventure, Action, Platform.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 12 hours.

Developer: Moon Studios.

Publisher: Xbox Game Studios, Iam8bit.

Platform: Windows, Switch, Xbox.

Image above: Zagreus in the underworld.

Game: Hades.

Genre: Action.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 23 hours.

Developer: Supergiant Games.

Publisher: Supergiant Games.

Platform: Windows, MacOS, iOS, Switch, Playstation, Xbox.

Image above: You, skateboarding along a ramp, while bees bumble along.

Game: Olliolli World.

Genre: Skateboard.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Developer: Roll7.

Publisher: Private Division.

Platform: Windows, Switch, Playstation, Xbox.

Image above: Raz picks a brain.

Game: Psychonauts 2.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Platform, Puzzle.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 15 hours and 30 minutes.

Developer: Double Fine Productions.

Publisher: Xbox Game Studios.

Platform: Windows, MacOS, Linux, Playstation, Xbox.

Image above: Will, merchant hero of Rynoka.

Game: Moonlighter.

Genre: Action.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 14 hours.

Developer: Digital Sun.

Publisher: 11 bit studios, Netflix Games.

Platform: Windows, MacOS, Linux, Playstation, Xbox, Switch, iOS, Android.

Image above: Cody and May as hand-made dolls, arguing about something that could be important. Or not.

Game: It Takes Two.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Platform.

Mode: Multi-player.

Playtime: 14 hours.

Developer: Hazelight Studios.

Publisher: Electronic Arts.

Platform: Windows, Playstation, Xbox, Switch.

Image above: Crow meets the Forest Mother in the Forest Settlement in the Overgrown Ruins.

Game: Death's Door.

Genre: Action, Adventure.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 9 hours.

Developer: Acid Nerve.

Publisher: Devolver Digital.

Platform: Windows, Playstation, Switch, Xbox, Android, iOS.

Image above: Mui meets Lana.

Game: Planet of Lana.

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 4 hours and 30 minutes.

Developer: Wishfully Studios.

Publisher: Thunderful Games.

Platform: Windows, Playstation, Switch, Xbox.

Image above: A moth to the flame.

Game: Cocoon.

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 5 hours.

Developer: Geometric Interactive.

Publisher: Annapurna Interactive.

Platform: Windows, Playstation, Switch, Xbox.

Image above: Ballast is happy when boy blows horn.

Game: Jusant.

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 4 hours.

Developer: Dontnod Entertainment.

Publisher: Dontnod Entertainment.

Platform: Windows, Playstation, Xbox.

Image above: One of many messy drawers to organize.

Game: A Little To The Left.

Genre: Puzzle.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 4 hours.

Developer: Max Inferno.

Publisher: Secret Mode.

Platform: Windows, MacOS, Switch, Xbox, PlayStation.

Image above: Ember meets frog.

Game: The Last Campfire.

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Developer: Hello Games.

Publisher: Hello Games.

Platform: Windows, MacOS, iOS, Switch, Xbox, PlayStation.

Image above: Dave meets dolphin.

Game: Dave the Diver.

Genre: Adventure.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 24 hours.

Developer: Mintrocket.

Publisher: Mintrocket.

Platform: Windows, MacOS, Switch, PlayStation.

Image above: A father stands on a hilltop, gazing into the English countryside.

Game: Somerville.

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Developer: Jumpship.

Publisher: Jumpship.

Platform: Windows, Xbox, PlayStation.

Image above: Harold and Cyrus studies plant life while a diver swims by.

Game: Harold Halibut.

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle.

Mode: Single-player.

Playtime: 10 hours.

Developer: Slow Bros.

Publisher: Slow Bros.

Platform: Windows, Xbox, PlayStation.