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Adventure Video Games

Adventure games. They include three fundamental elements: exploration, solving puzzles and strongly emphasized story. Controlled characters collect items and use them in puzzles in order to push the story further. Adventure games usually offer only single player mode and the point-and-click interface. This category includes also HOPAs (Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure games) which put emphasis on searching items hidden on the screen.

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Escape the Backrooms
Escape the Backrooms

Adventure 11 August 2022

An exploration-focused FPP game based on a popular creepypasta. Escape the Backrooms is set in the titular Backrooms, which we must escape from while avoiding wandering monsters. The game supports singleplayer and co-op.

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Roblox
Roblox

Adventure 27 August 2006

A platform that allows you to create your own games, in which home designers create their own worlds from scratch, filling them with various attractions. Due to the fact that the game takes place in a moderated environment, both adult players and children can have fun at Roblox.

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Palia
Palia

Adventure 24 October 2023

Palia is a multiplayer life simulator set in a colorful fantasy world. Players must explore, get to know its inhabitants, complete quests, farm, fish and expand their home.

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Lightyear Frontier
Lightyear Frontier

Adventure 2025 (early access since 19 March 2024)

Adventure game with farming elements, in which we find ourselves on an alien planet. In Lightyear Frontier we take control of a mech and with its help we build our own farm and explore the globe, trying to discover its secrets.

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The Sinking City
The Sinking City

Adventure 27 June 2019

A detective adventure game inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. The production is set in the 1920s, in the fictional city of New England, suffering from a supernatural flood. You play as a private investigator, whose task is to resist the mass hysteria and discover the cause of the mysterious events.

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The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier
The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier

Adventure 20 December 2016

The third full-fledged season of the popular series of episodic adventure games developed by Telltale Games based on the cult comics and TV series, The Walking Dead. The mechanics of the game are similar as in previous installments of the series and they concentrate on exploration and conversations with non-playable characters.

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Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One
Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One

Adventure 16 November 2021

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One is the next installment in a series of adventure games about the fate of a brilliant detective. The story takes place at the very beginning of his career, when he returns to his home island after his mother's death. It soon turns out that this place hides many secrets.

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Life is Strange
Life is Strange

Adventure 30 January 2015

An episodic adventure game created by the developers of Remember Me, a French studio DONTNOD. The game bears a resemblance to Telltale Games titles. Its protagonist is a 12th grade student named Max Caulfield, who returns to her home town in Oregon after years of absence. Together with her old friend she tries to solve the mysterious disappearance of her schoolmate, which prompts a series of strange events.

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SOMA
SOMA

Adventure 22 September 2015

A science fiction horror adventure game created by Frictional Games, Swedish studio known for such titles as Amnesia: The Dark Descent and the Penumbra series. The game is set in a top-secret research center PATHOS-2, where a series of failed experiments resulted in human-like machines killing off most of the staff and taking over the facility. You play as one of the survivors, who has to safely evade the hostile, machine infested environment.

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Call of Cthulhu
Call of Cthulhu

Adventure 30 October 2018

Call of Cthulhu is a dark adventure game in a horror setting, based on the works of an American writer, H.P. Lovecraft. The game’s story is based on Lovecraft's fictional universe, first popularized by the, written in 1926 and published 2 years later, short story “Call of Cthulhu”.

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Life is Strange 2
Life is Strange 2

Adventure 27 September 2018

The second entry in the series of episodic adventure games developed by Dontnod Entertainment. Similarly to the previous entry in the series, the story in Life is Strange 2 is non-linear and its course is determined by the decisions made by the players during the game.

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Deponia
Deponia

Adventure 27 January 2012

A humoristic adventure game with a classic point-and-click interface. It was developed by Daedalic Entertainment, a studio that specializes in this genre. The story of Deponia can be described as one big comedy of errors and, at the same time, the most unbelievable love story ever shown in a video game. Fans of works by Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett, and of The Simpsons animated TV series, will easily find it interesting.

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Amnesia: Rebirth
Amnesia: Rebirth

Adventure 20 October 2020

The third part of the popular first-person survival horror series. In Amnesia: Rebirth we play as Tasi Trianon, who is trying to discover her past in the Algerian desert. The game was developed by the creators of the original - Frictional Games studio.

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Chaos on Deponia
Chaos on Deponia

Adventure 12 October 2012

The sequel to the funny point-and-click adventure game developed by Daedalic Entertainment. The action of the game takes place on the planet Deponia, which is filled with various garbage. When the board that manages the giant flying city of Elysium decides to destroy that garbage dump, Rufus, the main protagonist of the first game, decides to put an end to their plans and save his home planet.

PCXONEPS4

Life is Strange: True Colors
Life is Strange: True Colors

Adventure 09 September 2021

The third main part of the popular episodic adventure games series. Life is Strange: True Colors was developed by Deck Nine, authors of Life is Strange: Before the Storm, and published by Square Enix.

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Prince of Persia (1989)
Prince of Persia (1989)

Adventure 03 October 1989

A classic two-dimensional platformer game developed by Broderbund Software. The game set the direction for the genre, and many later platformers were trying to follow it. The player assumes the role of the eponymous Prince of Persia, whose task is to rescue a beautiful princess held by the evil vizier Jaffar who has kidnapped her in order to take over the kingdom ruled by her father. Unless the princess decides to marry Jaffar, she will die.

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Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

Adventure 18 May 2010

Another major installment in the famous action adventure game series. In terms of story, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands is set between The Sands of Time and Warrior Within, and focuses on the events that caused the drastic, dark change within the Prince. Upon reaching his brother’s realm, the Prince finds the capital city about to fall, besieged by an enemy army.

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Outlast
Outlast

Adventure 04 September 2013

A survival horror action adventure game. It is the debut project of the independent studio, Red Barrels, established by veterans of the gaming industry: David Chateauneuf, Philippe Morin, and Hugo Dallaire. Outlast’s story is set in an old asylum for mentally ill, adapted, by the Murkoff corporation, into a research center. Journalist Miles Upshur gets his hands on information that strange things occur in that place.

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Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened

Adventure 11 April 2023

An adventure game developed by Frogwares studio, set in the convention of Lovecraftian horror. The project's codename, Palianytsia, is an insult to Russian speakers, who often can't pronounce the Ukrainian word correctly.

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Batman: The Telltale Series - The Enemy Within
Batman: The Telltale Series - The Enemy Within

Adventure 08 August 2017

The second season of Batman: The Telltale Series, which debuted in 2016. In this adventure game by Telltale Games (the developers of such titles as The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series and The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series) the player follows the dark story of Bruce Wayne and his superhero alter-ego. This time Batman has to challenge both Joker and Riddler as well as a merciless federal agent who has just came to the city of Gotham.

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Alan Wake
Alan Wake

Adventure 14 May 2010

A psychological horror third-person action game inspired by the works of Stephen King. It was developed by Remedy Entertainment, the creators of the Max Payne series. The game’s protagonist is an author of widely-read novels who decides to go on vacation to the remote town of Bright Falls in hope of overcoming his writer’s block. After just a few days, Alan’s wife goes missing in unexplained circumstances and the writer sets out to find her.

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Minecraft
Minecraft

Adventure 18 November 2011

A sandbox game that defies classification, developed by the independent Mojang AB studio. Minecraft has been developed with the intention of unleashing the creativity of players, who can freely change the game's virtual world made from voxels (cubic blocks). The gameplay concentrates on terrain transformations, building structures, crafting items, and creating your own adventures.

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Shadows of Doubt
Shadows of Doubt

Adventure 24 April 2023

Shadows of Doubt is an FPP combination of a detective adventure game and a stealth game. It's set in a bustling city, its buildings all fully explorable and its citizens all unique, with distinctive personalities and daily schedules.

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Nekopara Vol. 1
Nekopara Vol. 1

Adventure 30 December 2014

A classic visual novel adventure set in a world inhabited by cats taking on a human figure. The main character of the game opens his own confectionery and at the same time he has to take care of two troublesome cats that escaped from his family home.

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