Examples of ‘evolution’ in games

  • Spore
  • Pokemon

Examples of Transhumanism in games

  • The Witcher – Mutagens and Trial of the Grasses
  • Prey
  • SOMA
  • Bioshock
  • (pretty much any sci-fi game)


Evolution like aspects of game design and mechanics

Narrative and Storytelling

Games like Until Dawn,  Life is Strange and Telltale games use a narrative that changes based on player choice.

Skill trees and levelling up

A common trait of RPG genre games, skill trees for player characters and sometimes even player party characters could be seen as a kind of evolution. At the very least there are strong visual similarities in branching skill trees and evolutionary tree diagrams.