Less than 150 games needed to reach our MobyGoal of 1,500 documented arcade titles!

Adventure

Description

In adventure games, the emphasis is placed on experiencing a story as seen by one or more user-controlled characters, often by manipulating said character(s) and the environment they exist in. Adventure games are characterized by general lack of reflex-based gameplay (action), though they may feature such segments sporadically.

Adventure games initially featured text input and little to no graphics (interactive fiction). Afterwards, graphical adventures became more prominent and text input was replaced by a limited amount of icons/menus with verb commands.

Two distinct sub-genres of adventure games are Western-style adventures (also referred to as puzzle-solving adventure) and Japanese adventures, which typically have no puzzles and minimal interaction. Visual novels are traditionally also considered a sub-genre of adventure games.
Viewing Page 120 of 217 (items 2976-3000 of 5412) Previous | Next
sorted in ascending orderGame Title

PC-98 (1991)

Manami was just about to begin enjoying her summer vacation, when she received a strange letter. The sender implies that...

Windows (2008)

Man Boy vs Doctor Sock is a short AGS adventure game created for the fifth One Room, One Week competition...

Man Enough DOS Front Cover

DOS (1994)

Man Enough is a full-motion video dating simulation game. The objective, as in most of these games, is to have...

The Manhole: CD-ROM Masterpiece Edition Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009), Windows 3.x (1994) and iPhone (2010)

A remake of the same game from 1988. Follow Mr. Rabbit down the manhole or up the beanstalk and discover...

The Manhole: New and Enhanced DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992) and Windows 3.x (1992)

The Manhole: New and Enhanced is a 256 colour graphical update to the game The Manhole with new CD audio...

The Manhole DOS Front Cover

DOS (1989), TurboGrafx CD (1991), Macintosh (1988) and FM Towns (1990)

Like Alice in Wonderland, you are a child jumping into a magical world filled with fantastical places and peculiar characters....

Manhunter 2: San Francisco DOS Front Cover

DOS (1989), Amiga (1990), Atari ST (1990) and Macintosh (1989)

Picking up immediately where Manhunter: New York left off, Manhunter 2: San Francisco has the player crash-landing their stolen ship...

Manhunter: New York DOS Front Cover

DOS (1988), Amiga (1988), Atari ST (1988), Apple II (1988) and Apple IIgs (1988)

The Earth has been invaded by the Orb Alliance, and a tightly restricted regime instituted for the humans that remain....

Windows (2003)

Entertainer Michael Jackson is in the news for awful and bizarre allegations after having apparently thrown in his lot with...

Maniac Mansion DOS Front Cover

DOS (1988), Amiga (1989), NES (1988), Atari ST (1989), Commodore 64 (1987) and Apple II (1987)

The Edison mansion has always been a creepy old house on the edge of town. There have been rumors of...

Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle DOS Front Cover Side 1

DOS (1993) and Macintosh (1996)

Purple Tentacle, one of the crazy Dr. Fred's creations, drinks contaminated water from Dr. Fred's Sludge-o-matic. He mutates into an...

Linux (2004) and Windows (2004)

Seventeen years after the initial release of the classic LucasArts adventure Maniac Mansion, the game has been revamped for modern...

TRS-80 CoCo (1982), Dragon 32/64 (1983) and Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1985)

You stand outside a mansion which some say is haunted while others say it is cursed, and your quest is...

Mansion of Hidden Souls SEGA CD Front Cover

SEGA CD (1993)

Mansion of Hidden Souls is an adventure game created entirely with full-motion video. It takes place in a pre-rendered mansion...

The Mansion of Hidden Souls SEGA Saturn Front Cover

SEGA Saturn (1994)

This Saturn-exclusive game is actually a sequel to the Sega CD game Mansion of Hidden Souls, even though the title...

PC-98 (1993)

Marginal Storys (sic) is composed of two short visual novels, which are accessible from the main menu and are not...

Margrave Manor 2: The Lost Ship Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009)

Edwina Margrave receives a letter about the "Aurora Dusk", a derelict ship found offshore that belongs to her family. She...

Maria: Kimitachi ga Umareta Wake SEGA Saturn Front Cover

PlayStation (1997) and SEGA Saturn (1997)

In this game, you play as a young psychiatrist named Takano. One day a new patient is brought into the...

PC-98 (1995)

A young man named Kenji decides to have a vacation on the beautiful island together with his sister Hiromi. Taking...

Marionette Company PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation (1999), Dreamcast (1999), PSP (2010), PlayStation 3 (2010) and PS Vita (2012)

One day, you stumble upon a broken Marionette, an android girl. Crying for help from inside a box in a...

Marionette Company 2 PlayStation Front Cover Also a manual

PlayStation (2000), Dreamcast (2000), PSP (2010), PlayStation 3 (2010) and PS Vita (2012)

Marionette Company 2 is a direct sequel to Marionette Company and you play as a same high-school student from the...

PC-98 (1993)

Marionette Mind is a collection of three interrelated short stories depicting the adventures of an artificially created young woman. Each...

Mario's Time Machine SNES Front Cover

DOS (1993), SNES (1993), NES (1994) and Macintosh (1994)

Bowser is at it again! He's using a time machine, called a Timulator, to loot historical artifacts from the past,...

Mark and Mandi's Love Story Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

Mark and Mandi's Love Story is a spot-the-differences game, where most of the time the screen is split in two...

Browser (2012)

A bold new gambit for game publishers: why not announce a game -- with another game? This is a brief...

Goto Page: 113 | 114 | 115 | 116 | 117 | 118 | 119 | 120 | 121 | 122 | 123 | 124 | 125 | 126 | 127