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Cult Video Games: “Meri Pyaari Bindu” Of Video Games

Cult Video Games: “Meri Pyaari Bindu” Of Video Games



Cult video games are like underrated games, not very successful but have a serious fan base. Cult video games are those types of video games that exist, but for their loyal fan base. Video games are not cult, They are made cult by the audience. Let’s talk about one of some Interesting cult video games that everyone should try once in their lifetime.



1. Limbo

Personally, it is one of my favourite video games ever. Limbo is a puzzle-platformer game developed by Playdead. You control nameless boy Limbo, awake in the middle of the forest to find his sister. Limbo is a Dark themed game with minimalist sounds for creating a haunting environment. Limbo is one of the perfect examples of cult video games.

Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 & 4, Windows, Linux, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS



2. Cuphead

Cuphead is a running video game developed by Studio MDHR in 2017. Cuphead was praised for its great music, gameplay and animation. Cuphead animation was inspired by the Walt Disney production.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch.



3. Mirror’s Edge

Mirror’s Edge is an action-adventure video game developed by Electronic Arts (EA). The player controls the female protagonist Faith Connors completing the levels. Mirror’s Edge became a cult by its immense Parkour moves.

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows



4. Valkyria Chronicles

Most of the audience might have heard about the Valkyria Chronicles. Yet, it is a “cult” for most of the audience. It is a military-based tactical RPG game with a beautiful storyline. Its story takes place in Europe during the time of World War II.

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch



5. Alan Wake

Alan Wake is a psychological action-adventure video game developed by Remedy Entertainment. Alan Wake was not a successful launch in the market. The storyline and the graphics of Alan Wake have made it a perfect example of a cult video game for a reason.

Platform: Xbox, Xbox 360, Windows



6. Fallout

Fallout is a turn-based role-playing video game developed by Interplay Production. It takes place in a post-apocalyptic future in the 21st century. Although it wasn’t widely successful, the storyline and the graphics of the game made it a cult classic video game.

Platforms: MS-DOS, Windows, macOS



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7. Psychonauts

Psychonauts is a platform running video game developed by Double Fine Productions. The player plays the character of Razputin, who ran away from the Circus to sneak into summer camp to become a Psy with psychic abilities known as Psychonaut.

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox and Windows.



8. American McGee’s Alice

American McGee’s Alice is an action-adventure horror video game developed by Rogue Entertainment in 2000. The player controls the character Alice who can communicate with non-playing characters, fighting with bosses and enemies. Alice can pick up to 10 weapons known as toys.

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows



9. Death Stranding

Death Stranding is an Action-adventure game developed by Kojima Productions. The player controls Sam Porter. The primary task is to supply cargo to the different isolated cities called KNOT. The game is based on the cataclysmic event which caused destructive creatures on the earth.

Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 4 and 5



These cult video games are not famous among the masses but have won their own loyal fan base. Do not forget to boast to us about your favourite cult video game in the comments section!

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