The Most Captivating Story-Based Games for Mobile

5 mobile games with captivating and engaging stories to enjoy your free time.


Playing games on mobile devices is increasingly common, as with today's mobile technology, there are more and more possibilities to create premium games. New players and veterans alike often look for captivating story-based games to enjoy in their free time. That's why we've prepared a list of some of the most engaging and well-written games you can play on your smartphone.

We start with “Life is Strange”, which is an episodic adventure game created by French company DontNod Entertainment. The game tells the story of Maxine Caulfield, a photography student who discovers she can go back in time and change the past. The game mixes decision-making that alters the course of the story, with a deep and emotional plot.

The next title is “The Walking Dead”, which was created by Telltale Games. This episode-based game follows the story of Lee Everett and Clementine, an unlikely pair surviving the zombie apocalypse in a devastated world. Each episode features multiple choices that affect the game over time.


The third game is “Oxenfree”, a supernatural adventure game created by Night School Studio. It tells the story of a group of friends who travel to an abandoned island, where strange things start to happen. The game has a unique art style and an intriguing plot, with several dialogue choices that affect the ending.

Another game worth checking out is “Her Story”. This game was created by Sam Barlow and puts the player in the role of a detective investigating a murder case. The player must look for clues by watching interviews of a suspicious woman, browsing an ancient file system of videos and keywords. The story is told in a non-linear way and is full of unexpected twists.

Finally, “Gone Home” is also worth mentioning. Developed by the Fulbright Company, this adventure game tells the story of a young woman who returns home after a year abroad to find her house empty and her room empty. The player must explore the house to find out what happened to his family and where they went.


In short, these games offer different and exciting experiences to play on mobile devices. With captivating stories, well-written characters and engaging plots, these games will keep you immersed for hours on end. Just choose which of these games best suits your taste and start playing.

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Fernanda Souza
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