DescriptionAdventure games emphasize experiencing a story through dialogue and puzzle solving. Gameplay mechanics emphasize decision over action. Puzzle solving usually revolves around combining or manipulating items to advance the story. Some sub-genres like visual novels often skip on the puzzle solving and focus fully on interactive narrative. The name Adventure stems from the game Adventure (a.k.a. Colossal Cave), and not to the unrelated film/book genre Adventure.
A horrific monster beyond description emerges from the wilderness and lays waste to a small farming community. The player chooses...
Originated on PC (Windows) as an adult visual novel titled Kimi ga Aruji de Shitsuji ga Ore de, it has...
Game Boy Color (2000)
10-nenme no Shoutaijou (10年目の招待状) is the mystery adventure game from Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo (金田一少年の事件簿) series based on manga series,...
Jigoku Yuuen Satsujin Jiken (地獄遊園殺人事件) is the second game from Kindaichi Case Files series for PlayStation console (overall third released...
To promote their browser game Kingdom of Loathing, some of its developers put together a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure 'zine to distribute at...
Kingdom O' Magic is a fantasy adventure game spoof - along the lines of Zork but with British humour. Play...
ZX Spectrum (1986)
The King's Keep is a graphical arcade adventure. The player is imprisoned inside a castle keep belonging to their father,...
This digitally distributed game collection includes: King's Quest King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne King's Quest III: To Heir is...
This digitally distributed game collection includes: King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart...
King’s Quest III: To Heir is Human is a remake of the classic third installment of the King’s Quest series...
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- 94 Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle
- 93 Shadowfire
- 93 The Pawn
- 93 Leather Goddesses of Phobos
- 92 Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
- 92 Shenmue II
- 92 Sakura Taisen 2: Kimi, Shinitamou koto Nakare
- 92 Ollo in the Sunny Valley Fair
- 92 Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge - Special Edition
- 92 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.85 Life Is Strange: Season Pass - Episodes 2-5 (2015)
- 4.79 Anchorhead (1998)
- 4.67 Life Is Strange: Episode 1 - Chrysalis (2015)
- 4.61 Museum Madness (1994)
- 4.60 Sakura Taisen 3: Pari wa Moete iru ka? (2001)
- 4.56 Life Is Strange: Episode 4 - Dark Room (2015)
- 4.52 The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles (2011)
- 4.51 Biosys (1999)
- 4.49 Life Is Strange: Episode 3 - Chaos Theory (2015)
- 4.48 Lost Horizon (2010)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.