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 129 of 217 (items 3201-3225 of 5412) Previous | Next
sorted in ascending orderGame Title
Mixed-Up Mother Goose Apple II Front Cover

DOS (1987), Amiga (1988), Atari ST (1987), Apple II (1990) and Apple IIgs (1988)

Mixed-Up Mother Goose is a classic "Sierra-style" adventure game for kids, based on the various classic nursery rhymes (Humpty Dumpty,...

Mixed-Up Mother Goose DOS Front Cover

DOS (1991) and Amiga (1991)

This is an updated version of Roberta Williams' Mixed-Up Mother Goose. This version utilizes Sierra's SCI game interpreter and features...

Mixed-Up Mother Goose Deluxe Windows Front Cover

Windows (1995), Windows 3.x (1995) and Macintosh (1995)

This is another updated version of Mixed-Up Mother Goose. This version has a new set of graphics, but more "visibly,"...

PC-98 (1995)

The main protagonist of Möbius Roid is a young man named Masa Taniyama, who lives alone in a mansion in...

Macintosh (1995)

A text adventure double-feature letting the player bust in the fourth wall and experience for him or herself all the...

Moebius: Empire Rising Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (2014) and Macintosh (2014)

Moebius: Empire Rising is a 3rd-person point-and-click adventure game written by Jane Jensen, creator of Gabriel Knight series and Grey...

Mojib Ribbon PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2003)

Mojib Ribbon is the psuedo-sequel to Vib Ribbon. Instead of being based around the tone of your music, it revolves...

Molecule Man Commodore 64 Front Cover

Linux (2003), Windows (2003), Commodore 64 (1986), Atari 8-bit (1986), ZX Spectrum (1986), MSX (1986), Amstrad CPC (1986) and Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1987)

Molecule Man is trapped inside a radioactive maze of 256 screens, and it's your job to get him out. To...

The Moment of Silence Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

The year is 2044, and the world has become a globalized, industrialized place where online communication often replaces other forms...

PC-98 (1995)

Momoko-chan for Me: Minarai Kangofu-hen is a visual novel focusing on a young male aspiring physician, the son of a...

Windows (2007) and Macintosh (2010)

Welcome to Mondo Medicals! You have applied for research! You will help us help you! Help to find the cure...

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge DOS Front Cover

DOS (1991), Amiga (1992), Macintosh (1992) and FM Towns (1994)

Guybrush Threepwood, the mighty pirate who can hold his breath for ten minutes, could have lived quietly and happily with...

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge - Special Edition Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010), Xbox 360 (2010), PlayStation 3 (2010), iPhone (2010) and iPad (2010)

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge - Special Edition is a remake of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge. After the happenings...

The Monkey Island Bounty Pack DOS Front Cover

DOS (1997) and Windows (1997)

The Monkey Island Bounty Pack bundles the first 3 games in the Monkey Island adventure series:The Secret of Monkey Island...

Monkey Island Madness DOS Front Cover

DOS (1997)

Monkey Island Madness is a combo pack with updated versions of the first games in the series, The Secret of...

Monkey Island: Special Edition Bundle Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010), Xbox 360 (2011) and PlayStation 3 (2011)

Monkey Island: Special Edition Bundle disc contains: The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge -...

Monkey Island Trilogy DOS Front Cover

DOS (2001) and Windows (2001)

This LucasArts Archive Series box includes updated versions of the first 2 games in the series (cf. Monkey Island Madness),...

Monochrome PSP Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2004) and PSP (2010)

Monochrome is a love adventure game in a style of a visual novel. You play as Daiki, a young lad...

PSP (2010)

Limited Edition package of Monochrome contains: Monochrome game Monochrome special booklet Monochrome special soundtrack CD (contains in-game BGM)

DOS (2005)

Monsoon is a LucasArts style adventure game that takes place on the island Santa Lanchia. On a beautiful day the...

iPhone (2011) and iPad (2011)

This is a computer adaptation of a stateless gamebook by Stephen Mooser first published in 1986, #23 in the "Which...

MonsterQuest Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008) and Macintosh (2009)

Welcome, MonsterQuest investigator. You'll be investigating claims of legendary creatures to discover what was truly there.Based on the cable channel...

Monster Rancher Hop-A-Bout PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2000)

Monster Rancher Hop-A-Bout is a platform adventure game based on characters from the Monster Rancher video games and animated TV...

DOS (2001) and Windows (2007)

Monty Mole is on the run from Intermole. The underground road led him to the town square of Reality-on-the-Norm. Walking...

Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time Windows 3.x Front Cover

Windows 3.x (1994) and Macintosh (1995)

An interactive CDROM based on the world of Monty Python. Including a game to discover the secret to Intergalactic Success,...

Goto Page: 122 | 123 | 124 | 125 | 126 | 127 | 128 | 129 | 130 | 131 | 132 | 133 | 134 | 135 | 136