7 Games Like Mystic Messenger

Games like Mystic Messenger This collection of games like Mystic Messenger features a host of alternative visual novel games with similar designs, settings, price tags and experiences for browsers and mobile devices.

Released in mid-late 2016 for iOS and Android Mystic Messenger is a female orientated visual novel experience where players take on the role of female character who downloads a strange app which embarks her on a strange journey which centres around the charity organisation RFA (Rika's Fundraising Association).

While your ultimate focus is on inviting guests for the third official party of RFA members players will uncover the truth of RFA and explore one of many character paths that are available. In total there are 6 such routes available which are split between the game modes of Casual Story, Deep Story and Another Story.

Other game elements include a chatroom and text message functionality where the of gameplay, conversation and decisions are made. Within each route players can unlock at least one good ending, a normal ending and several bad endings which encourages replay-ability like many of the visual novel games available out on the market.

The visual novel games like Mystic Messenger curated here focus on other browser and mobile games that use unique story telling mechanics to set themselves apart from the other games within the genre.


Cibele lets players take control of a 19 year old girl as they explore love through the online medium. Start from the point of meeting in an online game and from there create a relationship that becomes more intense with each chat and phone call. Following this journey of Nina players will move between their desktop, the online game, chats with her friends and daily life routines. This experience is paired closely with various short films to give you a glimpse of life and a changing desktop that...[Read Review]

8.8 User Avg (5 votes)


Seen is a free to play Android title that sends you back to the days of high school as you engage in an interactive story of love with multiple attempts available to explore the branching stories. Playing as Mark Blythe (or a name you select yourself) you’ll fall in love with Nicole Tyler, a fellow student that you’ll have to pursue while also learning more about the other main characters of Mike, Jake, Jenny and Vale. These supporting characters add more depth to your Nicole orientated story as...[Read Review]

8.6 User Avg (5 votes)

Digital: A Love Story

Released in 2010 Digital: A Love Story lets you step right into developing a n online relationship with a girl as you also attempt to uncover information relating to the downfall of several AIs. While more linear than similar titles the impressive writing, plot and setting ensure this indie visual novel is among the must play for fans of the genre. With your first computer ever in hand players step into the world of online bulletin boards where you quickly become entangled with a girl named Emil...[Read Review]

8.5 User Avg (14 votes)

Choice of Robots

Choice of Robots is a uniquely text orientated experience that is filled with over 300,000 words of story and world building making it one of the largest text based adventure games currently available. It’s a science fiction themed adventure that blends novel with the interactive and delivers plenty of surprises along the way for players to uncover. Written by Kevin Gold the game is entirely text based with players given complete control over every single element of the game world. As the name s...[Read Review]

8.3 User Avg (13 votes)

Analogue: A Hate Story

With over 50,000 words of content, Analogue: A Hate Story offers up plenty of visual novel gameplay, depth and story to explore. Focusing on the likes of relationships, generational societies, the human relationship with computers (transhumanism), LGBT, cosplay and marriage there are multiple themes underpinning the vast range of text. In Analogue: A Hate Story you play as an investigator after the reappearance of an interstellar ship after 600 years of lost contact who digs through the text fil...[Read Review]

8.3 User Avg (7 votes)

Depression Quest

Exploring the dark side of life Depression Quest is a tale contained within over 40,000 words of everyday experiences and encounters with a darker tone attached. Your goal is to make it to one of the several endings which are based on how you’ve managed your depression throughout the game. Whether you’ve been impacted by depression at some point in your life or not Depression Quest ensures you’ll have the feelings of the real thing, with great descriptive story telling that giv...[Read Review]

8 User Avg (11 votes)


Experience an interesting and unique storytelling adventure in Lifeline… a game that has you responding to a seemingly real person on the other side of your phone. As a solely text based game players will explore the story of Taylor as they help them survive a ship crash with branching story lines based on two decisions at any time. While the lack of graphics may not sound appealing on first glance once you find yourself in the game and realise that Dave Justus (writer on The Wolf Among Us...[Read Review]

7.3 User Avg (15 votes)