Great short games?

1 : Anonymous2021/03/11 00:18 ID: m2d7wc

Are there any games out there that aren’t open world that don’t take 40 hours to complete. I really liked the Uncharted franchise and is looking for something I can play 20/30 minutes each day.

2 : Anonymous2021/03/11 01:00 ID: gqikve3

It's a FPS but Titan Fall 2 single player campaign is around 6-8 hours or so. Multiple check points per level. Stop almost when you want.

3 : Anonymous2021/03/11 03:05 ID: gqiz6io

Ratchet and Clank is short and sweet. Free until April if you haven't already claimed it.

4 : Anonymous2021/03/11 06:19 ID: gqjilt2 should be your bible

5 : Anonymous2021/03/11 00:20 ID: gqigeb2

Senua's sacrifice

6 : Anonymous2021/03/11 00:55 ID: gqikap3

Darksiders (the first one)

Lost Legacy

Batman: Arkham Asylum



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No worries, have fun, may also want to check out Tomb Raider DE.

7 : Anonymous2021/03/11 04:20 ID: gqj6s9v

Erica, Until Dawn, What Remains of Edith Finch.

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I see Edith Finch. I upvote.

8 : Anonymous2021/03/11 00:24 ID: gqigv87


9 : Anonymous2021/03/11 03:36 ID: gqj2jib

Detroit: Become Human and Infamous: Second Son

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Yeah but infamous is open world

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Infamous First Light might fit the brief a bit better. Story-wise it couldn't be more than 5 hours.

10 : Anonymous2021/03/11 04:57 ID: gqja956

I was feeling the same and knocked out Jedi Fallen Order. And now running through the Batman Arkham remasters.

11 : Anonymous2021/03/11 05:23 ID: gqjct20

The Order 1886

12 : Anonymous2021/03/11 05:34 ID: gqjdzks

Check out The Last Guardian and Shadow of colossus.

The closest I can think of to the Uncharted series is Tomb Raider -but it's open world.

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Shadow of the Colossus is a straight masterpiece.

13 : Anonymous2021/03/11 01:31 ID: gqioe0a

OxenFree, Children of Morta, Chasm, TimeSpinners, RiskofRain 1 and 2.

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How is TimeSpinners?

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I absolutely loved it I had a fantastic time with the game. All of those games I’ve lived listed were a great time.

14 : Anonymous2021/03/11 03:53 ID: gqj478d

Brothers Tale of Two Sons is short. Metal Gear Ground Zeroes. Journey of course. I liked A Plague Tale.

All of these are fairly cheap at this point.

15 : Anonymous2021/03/11 04:15 ID: gqj6b9a

Catherine Full Body - 10 hours

16 : Anonymous2021/03/11 04:55 ID: gqj9zyh

Resident evil 2 remake (and 3) . Took me less than 6 hours to complete

17 : Anonymous2021/03/11 05:29 ID: gqjdf03

The Last Guardian, Journey, The Last of us, Resident Evil 2/3/7, The order 1886, Tomb raider, Detroit become human

18 : Anonymous2021/03/11 07:45 ID: gqjqm84


19 : Anonymous2021/03/11 00:29 ID: gqihh10

Sea of Solace

20 : Anonymous2021/03/11 04:16 ID: gqj6dmk

RE 2 is fairly short, and definitely entertaining. RE 3 is more of RE 2, but a lot shorter.

21 : Anonymous2021/03/11 07:27 ID: gqjp1ly

The Last of Us part 2 would be on the top of my list. Probably 30 to 35 hours

22 : Anonymous2021/03/11 08:18 ID: gqjtmke

Any good survival or sandbox games to play with a few friends?

23 : Anonymous2021/03/11 08:23 ID: gqju3d0

Try roguelites? Slay The Spire, Dead Cells, Hades, and so on and on. All great games and you can play them for basically any amount of time before closing them.

24 : Anonymous2021/03/11 04:04 ID: gqj55km

Oxenfree. It's got a pretty awesome story and setting.

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And there was a sale - ending yesterday ...

I bought it for 0.99€.

25 : Anonymous2021/03/11 00:52 ID: gqijyqx

Outer worlds.

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Not open world and less than 30 h?

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It’s 25-30 hours. Can be less if you skip side stuff. It’s not open world. It has different sections but there’s loading etc. not like AC. More like borderlands

26 : Anonymous2021/03/11 11:14 ID: gqk7zvk

SW Jedi fallen order, doom, ratchet and clank (free for everyone),

27 : Anonymous2021/03/11 13:45 ID: gqklay0

Not sure if you will like the idea, but games like N++ are great for short sessions

The Last of Us is far better than Uncharted (same studio so similar storytelling and comp time)

For me Hollow Knight was a great game, first time I was dissapointed that I have reached the end so soon

Borderlands 3 story is quite short and fun, you can ignore most sidequests, checkpoints are everywhere

Tomb Raider is like Uncharted, and is underrated

28 : Anonymous2021/03/11 18:15 ID: gqlkto8

Resident evil 2/3 remakes

29 : Anonymous2021/03/11 20:08 ID: gqm0f7c

Journey to the Savage Planet

Fun as hell, colorful, unique, goofy. Budget price with budget length without the budget gameplay. I wish I could find more games like it.

I'm thinking $30-$40 MSRP games are better suited for my new "fuck I suddenly have 2 kids and 2 jobs and struggle to find the time to play even an hour a day but I'm still obsessed with videogames and I'm almost 40 years" way of life, lol.

Long gone are the days where I can actually dedicate time to a single campaign and have it hold my attention. I was able to do it with Tsushima and God of War and Sekiro but that's about it for this entire generation, lol.

30 : Anonymous2021/03/11 08:38 ID: gqjvbtw


The Order 1886 Ratchet & Clank Observation Blackwood Crossing Punch Line


Inside Jettomero Pyre The Wolf Among Us Tales from the Borderlands Until Dawn


13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Journey Transistor Child of Light
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Wow thanks for the list, I’ll look into them

31 : Anonymous2021/03/11 00:21 ID: gqigi6n

Final fantasy 7 Remake only takes 30 hours to complete and it’s a fantastic story-driven action game!

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Yeah I just claimed it off psplus, but I’ve never played a final fantasy game before. Should I play the other ones first or is it fine to just dive in FF7?

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You'll miss some small in-jokes to the series as a whole but in general, each numbered FF is a completely separate entity. You'll be able to follow along fine.

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Just dive in. Each one is its own story, characters and world and FFVII is famously the best

32 : Anonymous2021/03/11 06:48 ID: gqjlg24

Deadpool also the South Park games

33 : Anonymous2021/03/11 11:04 ID: gqk7235

senua, last guardian, plague tale.

34 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:41 ID: gql7nsc

How about one that is Open World but DOESNT take 40 hours to complete? Spider-man is open world but should take closer to 20 to complete. I platinumed the whole thing in about 30 myself.

Darksiders 1 is one of my all-time favorite games and is a more linear experience.

Infamous First Light is also open world but should take less than 10 hours to complete and can be similar to Uncharted. Also, Control is worth checking out. It's not open world but it is Metroidvania style where you come back to certain places but it's still a more linear experience than an open world game. Also worth keeping an eye on Mass Effect Collection that will release in May.

And finally, if you're a Terminator fan, Resistance is a fun little linear experience. It's nothing special as a FPS but if you're a fan you'll love the callbacks and the atmosphere.

35 : Anonymous2021/03/11 17:43 ID: gqlgag0

Tons of indie games are on the shorter side. Braid is getting a remaster sometime this year. Its really short and really good.

36 : Anonymous2021/03/11 23:32 ID: gqmqu7h


Sea of Solitude




Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition

Nearly all Battlefield campaigns can be beaten rather quickly, with the multiplayer portion offering a lot of staying power. Battlefield 4 has a ton of players daily for a launch game, and the Premium edition is on sale (game + DLC).


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