Looking for games to download? The gaming world teems with so many different kinds of genres–from action games to role playing games, from shooters to dating sims–that it could sometimes get confusing.
Here we narrow things down for you and focus on the bizarre ones–those that tell strange stories and make you go “whut.”
Here are 8 weird games for the PC, PlayStation 1, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, and PC/Mac that will intrigue and thrill you.
8. Bad Mojo (PC)
This story revolves around Roger, a man who stole a million dollars from a science corporation and finds a mysterious locker that transforms him to a cockroach. This psychological thriller adventure game lets you play as a cockroach and visit different bars connected by a mysterious sewer system. You can still get the redux version of this game from GOG and Steam.
7. Chulip (PS2/PSN)
Your goal in this game is improve your reputation with your fellow townspeople by kissing all of them and collecting all the missing love letter piece. This love letter is for your next door neighbor–unfortunately, however, she thinks lowly of you because of your economic status.
If you’re lucky, maybe you can grab a retail version this on the PlayStation 2, but you can get this game on your PlayStation 3 via PlayStation Network.
6. Super Pii Pii Brothers (Wii)
Your goal is simple: to get a high score by shooting your pee into the toilet. This game includes a strap-on on for your Wiimote. You will need a Japanese Wii in order to play this game.
5. Noby Noby Boy (PSN)
From the creator of Katamari Damacy, your goal in this game is to stretch BOY (the long worm-like thing) and swallow up different random things in the world (like people, shapes, cars, etc.) and upload your “longness” online. Once you upload your length, it will contribute it to the total length of GIRL (the counterpart of BOY) and she will extend beyond the world, reaching various planets. Right now she’s reached past Neptune. You can get this game on PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3.
4. Hatoful Boyfriend (PC)
This is a dating sim where you play as a female student who was invited to enter St. PigeoNation’s Institute, a bird-only high school. The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where the earth has been destroyed by the H5N1 bird flu virus. In the game, society has been taken over by birds–you date birds and make bird friends. The English version is available on PC through Steam.
3. Alpaca Evolution (iOS)
This is one of the most popular apps in Japan for iOS. You goal here is to become the ultimate (mutant) alpaca by killing and absorbing other alpacas. This free wait-and-kill has reached 7 million hits and pushed sequels and even some merchandise.
2. Mr. Mosquito (PS2)
In this game, you play as a mosquito who invades the Yamada family household. Your goal is to stock up on blood during the winter–you need to suck their blood and avoid being spotted. You can get this game for the PS2 through retail, though the game is more than 10 years old, hopefully you’ll be lucky to find it!
1. Incredible Crisis (PS1)
This very quirky game stars a working class Japanese family and how their daily routine becomes an action packed adventure of minigames and whatnot. This game is only available for the PlayStation 1 (but you can spot this game in the arcades in Japan).