Protect the Queen! Here are the best games that take place in Victorian England in the 1800s.
There are a lot of game series, like Assassin’s Creed, that perfectly recreate different times in history. One of the most interesting is Victorian England. It has a lot of wonders, from the dirty streets of Whitechapel to the nice neighbourhoods of Kensington.
During this time, there were also many famous people, like Charles Darwin and the scary Jack the Ripper, as well as interesting places. These amazing games set in Victorian England do a great job of making you feel like you are really there.
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
In the ninth game in the Assassin’s Creed series from Ubisoft, you play as British twins Jacob and Evie Frye. The game takes place in London in 1868, when the Industrial Revolution is causing a lot of big changes in the city.
The Assassin twins are on a mission for the Queen and country. They want to take control of London away from Starrick and the Templars. Along the way, important people from history like Dickens and Marx help the twins.
Also, in the game’s DLC, Evie faces off against Jack the Ripper, who quit the Assassins and went on a killing spree after becoming unhappy with them.
Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs
Even though Amnesia’s story and what’s happening at any given time jump around a lot, it does take place in Victorian England. The scary and confusing game does what its predecessor did best: it scares everyone who plays it, even people who have never played it before.
You’ll have to solve puzzles and find out what’s going on in this great survival horror game, which all starts when Oswald Mandus hears the voices of his kids. It’s best not to know anything about the game before you try it, but just know that it’s a good follow-up to Amnesia: The Dark Descent.
The Sherlock Holmes Series
In the Sherlock Holmes series from Frogwares, you play as the famous detective himself and go on the most exciting journeys. In stories that take place in fog-filled London in the 1800s, Sherlock Holmes and his loyal friend Dr Watson solve the most difficult riddles from their real-life flat at 221B Baker Street.
Holmes’s murder cases have you looking for Jack the Ripper in the dark streets of Whitechapel. Crime is always going on in Victorian London, whether it’s stopping a heist at the British Museum or stopping Professor Moriarty from overthrowing Queen Victoria.
American McGee’s Alice & Alice: Madness Returns
American McGee’s version of the children’s story “Alice in Wonderland” turns the story, which was originally funny, into a dark psychological horror dream. The first game takes place in London in 1863, while Alice: Madness Returns takes place in 1875. In 1863, a house fire kills Alice Liddell’s parents and puts her into a coma.
When she is sent to the Rutledge Asylum, she ends up in a strange version of Wonderland. She fights against enemies until she beats the Queen of Hearts, which gives her mind back.
In the second book, Alice has moved out of the hospital and into an orphanage, but she still has visions of Wonderland. Wonderland is in trouble again, and as the story goes on, Alice starts to remember what happened during the fire. In a shocking turn of events, she finds out that her doctor tried to kill her whole family to cover up a terrible crime.
Jack The Ripper
Even though this game is a big throwback, it’s still a fun little game to play. In Jack the Ripper, a classic text-based game from the late 1980s, you are accused of murder and have to clear your name.
The fact that things happen in real time shows how advanced the game was for its time. Jack The Ripper is a fun little adventure to play. Though it may not be to the taste of many gamers today. It is, however, a real gem of an adventure if you want to play one from the past.
Corvo Attano’s goal in this steampunk action-adventure RPG is to clear his name after being accused of killing his Empress. The bodyguard-turned-assassin must use his gadgets and tools to bring down the crooked government and save the Empress’s daughter.
Even though the game takes place in the made-up city of Dunwall, which has the plague, the designers based the city on London during the Industrial Revolution in the 1800s. The main difference is that the world of Dishonored has much more advanced technology than Victorian England, as well as some supernatural skills.
Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a Metroidvania-style game set in Victorian England during the Industrial Revolution. It was made by the same people who made Castlevania. The story is about what happens when the Alchemy Guild tries to keep its power by calling on monsters and fails.
The main character is the Shardbinder Miriam, who was forced to be part of an experiment that put her together with an evil crystal. She has to stop a fellow Shardbinder who has sworn revenge on the Guild and is threatening to send a large number of demons to England.
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles
If you’ve played the Ace Attorney games, you already know what to expect from this kind of game. Even though the whole story doesn’t take place in Victorian England, a big part of it does. And there are some surprising nods to the setting.
Basically, you play as a young lawyer who travels to England in the Victorian era and gets into the normal Ace Attorney trouble. You’ll have to solve a bunch of murder puzzles while laughing and being surprised by the different turns each case can take.
The Order: 1886
The Order: 1886 is an action-adventure game where you play as a third-person shooter. It came out in 2015.The story of Sir Galahad, one of the Knights of the Round Table, takes place in London in 1886. The second group has sworn to hunt down half-breed monsters. Until the Victorian era, they were losing this fight.
Even though reviewers had mixed things to say about The Order: 1886’s graphics, they are still good. It’s still fun to watch because it has a dramatic feel and a steampunk style.
Victoria 2 is the second game in the line of games called Victoria. It came out in 2010 and is a strategy game. Victoria 2 lets you choose from eight different types of government and different citizen titles beginning in 1836.
With more than 200 states to choose from. It can be hard to run the one you choose as your base. Adding real-world historical events is also a role in whether or not your country will survive.
Dance Of Death: Du Lac & Fey
In Dance of Death: Du Lac & Fey, a 2019 point-and-click adventure and puzzle game, you play as both the legendary sorceress Morgana La Fey (who is dressed as a dog) and the famous knight Sir Lancelot du Lac. In this story, which takes place in London in 1888, Morgana and Lancelot must figure out who Jack the Ripper is and put an end to his rule of terror.
Dance of Death tells an interesting story, even though it often jumps from the mysterious to the just plain strange. Plus, the fact that you can also play as Mary Kelly. The Ripper’s last victim, gives games about him a new twist.
If you also like MediEvil, which is an underrated gem from the original PlayStation lineup, you’ll love its spinoff. After the main character, Sir Daniel Fortesque, is brought back to life, the game takes place in Victorian England.
Like the original, this game is a secret gem of the adventure genre that a lot of people will enjoy going back to play. The skeleton hero seems to fit right in with the scene, and he even gets to fight Jack the Ripper.
People who like strategy games really like the Victoria series. The second game in the series is a lot of fun. But the third game in the series might be the best of all. You don’t just get Victorian England here; you can also visit a lot of other places during the same time.
Strategy, politics, and getting along with the people are all important parts of Basket Random game. Anyone who likes to take a few seconds to think about every move they make in a game will have a lot of fun (and play Victoria 3 for a very long time) because of how hard it is.
Nightmare Creatures is a famous horror game that has been forgotten for a long time. It takes place in London in 1834, and you can play as either Ignatius or Nadia. The first person is a priest and magician, and the second person is her father’s daughter.
Ignatius/Nadia must stop the crazy scientist Adam Crowley from letting demons into London. Which is in a state of fear and where people are turning into monsters. To save London, Ignatius and Nadia must kill a lot of monsters and the dead along the way.