Consoles, PC and video games

A collection of video games, both recreational and educational, is available for borrowing in the Science and Society area.

Video games to borrow

The collection includes about a hundred video games for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The video games loan duration is one week, automatically renewed two times, then renewable according to usual Library conditions. You can simultaneously borrow several games.

All video games collection

New acquisitions

The Witcher. III. Wild hunt. [s.n.]. Burbank, CA: Burbank, CA: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, 2016. [Print]

Sekiro: shadows die twice. [s.n.]. Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles, CA: Activision Publishing, Inc., 2019. [Print]

Super Mario Maker 2. [s.n.]. Redmond, WA: Redmond, WA: Nintendo of America, 2019. [Print]

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Gaming zone

A new area dedicated exclusively to PC gaming has recently been created. Two gaming stations are at your disposal in the Science and Society section. New games are regularly added to the collection, which already includes more than 70 titles. You can discover and play a selection of games, focusing on scientific and SHS themes, Swiss video games, urban planning and simulation in games, computer code and programming in games, indie games, cooperation and management in games.

  • 7 Billion Humans
  • Black the Fall
  • Block’hood
  • Botanicula
  • The Bridge
  • Chroma Lab
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Crayon Physics Deluxe
  • Cuphead
  • Dreii
  • Duskers
  • Else Heart.Break()
  • Event [0]
  • Everything
  • Factorio
  • FAR: Lone Sails
  • Feist
  • First Strike Final Hour
  • Frostpunk
  • Geometry Dash
  • The Guild II: Renaissance
  • Hacknet
  • Halcyon 6
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
  • Human Resource Machine
  • Human: Fall Flat
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
  • Kerbal Space Program
  • The Long Dark
  • MokMok
  • Nandeyanen!? – The 1st Sûtra
  • Niche – a genetics survival game
  • NieR: Automata
  • Observer
  • Odyssey – The Invention of Science
  • OneShot
  • Opus Magnum
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Oxygen Not Included
  • Papers, Please
  • Pavilion
  • Pikuniku
  • Plug & Play
  • Poly Bridge
  • Portal
  • Portal 2
  • Project Highrise
  • Puddle
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris
  • Q.U.B.E.
  • Q.U.B.E. 2
  • Quadrilateral cowboy
  • Quantum Conundrum
  • RealMyst: Masterpiece Edition
  • Reassembly
  • RimWorld
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization V
  • SimCity 4
  • Slime-san
  • SOMA
  • SpaceChem
  • The Stanley Parable
  • Stardew Valley
  • Subnautica
  • Superflight
  • The Talos principle
  • Terraria
  • This War of Mine
  • Transcripted
  • The Universim
  • What Remains of Edith Finch
  • The Witness
  • The Wolf Among Us
  • World of Goo
  • X-Plane 11
  • Xenonauts

To go further

Here is a selection of regularly updated resources designed to assist research in the interdisciplinary field of video and computer games studies. The references presented here are either available for borrowing from the Library, for online access from the EPFL network or for free online consultation.

References on video games

Subject guides



EPFL Library video games collection

Jeux collaboratifs, basés sur la communication ou intégrants des concepts scientifiques :

  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. Jeu PC
  • Portal 1 et 2.  Jeux PC
  • Overcooked! 2. Nintendo Switch




EPFL Library video games collection




Video games


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