National Take a Hike Day: The 10 Best Walking Simulators This Decade

We’ve seen a lot of change in gaming over this past decade, and one of the most intriguing developments has been the birth of the walking simulator. While originally a derogatory term meant to mock these games for their lack of gameplay, it’s now proudly used to describe titles that encourage exploration and focus on storytelling. From a punchline to being some of the medium’s best titles, the genre has really come into its own. To celebrate National Take a Hike Day on Nov. 17, Mandatory has taken a look back at the 10 best walking simulators made this decade.

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