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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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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Adventure 30 October 2003

An action adventure game which is a remake of the 1989's Prince of Persia, one of the most popular platformers of all time, originally developed Broberbund Software. The game was created by Ubisoft Motreal and Jordan Mechner – the father of the original game, who worked on The Sands of Time as consultant and lead designer. The game tells a story of the eponymous Prince who accidentally releases the legendary Sands of Time, a mystical artifact that poses a terrible threat to the world.

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Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction

Adventure 23 October 2007

Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction is an arcade game that combines the features of a platformer and shooting, and at the same time another installment of the series about the adventures of a rat-like friendly creature named Ratchet and his friend of the robot, known as Clank.

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Silent Hill: Homecoming
Silent Hill: Homecoming

Adventure 30 September 2008

The fifth part of the highly popular series. This time the main character is Alex Shepherd. He sets out to look for his brother, visiting, among other things, the titular town of Silent Hill.

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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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Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter

Adventure 10 June 2016

The ninth major installment in the action adventure game series developed by Frogwares, dealing with the exploits of the world most famous sleuth. The plot, as per tradition, takes us to the streets of the Victorian-era London, where Sherlock Holmes and his inseparable companion, Dr. Watson, have to solve five all-new crime puzzles, in which they face, among others, dark family secrets and mysterious cults.

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The Thing
The Thing

Adventure 19 August 2002

Tactical action game based on John Carpenter's film "The Thing", in which we lead a unit of specialized commandos to fight against a dangerous form of life found at the polar pole.

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Chicken Police
Chicken Police

Adventure 05 November 2020

Original adventure game with elements from the visual novel genre, maintained in a noir style. At Chicken Police we take control of a duo of rooster detectives trying to solve a strange and dark case that shook the city of Clawville.

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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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Silent Hill 3
Silent Hill 3

Adventure 23 May 2003

Silent Hill 3 is the third installment of the survial-horror series produced by Konami. The main character is 17-year-old Heather, who unexpectedly finds herself in an alternative, nightmarish reality. The girl has to discover the mystery of a monstrous world and thwart the plans of a mysterious cult wishing to resurrect a cruel god. The title combines elements of an action game and adventure, but due to the macabre scenes is addressed to older players.

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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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Call of the Sea
Call of the Sea

Adventure 08 December 2020

Call of the Sea is an adventure game in which we observe the action from the first person perspective. The game tells the story of a woman searching for a missing expedition, in which her husband took part. The game was developed by Raw Fury.

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Sable
Sable

Adventure 23 September 2021

Three-dimensional exploratory adventure game in which we play the role of a young girl named Sable crossing the desert filled with ancient ruins and forgotten wrecks of spacecraft. The production has a large open map, the structure of which encourages players to explore the fictional world by themselves.

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Resident Evil: Revelations
Resident Evil: Revelations

Adventure 27 January 2012

A survival horror action game initially released exclusively for Nintendo 3DS. Resident Evil: Revelations is a spin-off installment of the Resident Evil series, created and developed by Capcom. The action takes place in 2005, between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5. The players have the opportunity to accompany Jill Valentine and Parker Luciani in their search for Chris Redfield and Jessica Sherawa.

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Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

Adventure 22 September 1999

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Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water
Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water

Adventure 27 September 2014

The fifth fully-fledged installment of the survival horror series started on PlayStation 2. In the game we play the role of three heroes who come to the area of the mysterious Hikayama Mountain, guided by various personal motives. The game is divided into episodes during which we search for missing persons. An inseparable element of the characters' equipment is a special camera that allows them to exorcise ghosts by taking pictures of them.

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Song of Horror
Song of Horror

Adventure 31 October 2019

An action adventure game, developed by Protocol Games studio, belonging to the survival horror genre. The main protagonist of Song of Horror is a man named Daniel Noyer, and during the game we try to unravel the mystery of the evil force that torments him. However, we control Noyer himself only occasionally, playing instead as sixteen different characters, each of them possessing unique skills and biographies, that are somehow connected with the main hero.

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Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc
Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

Adventure 25 November 2010

A detective adventure game from the visual novel genre. It was developed by Japan studio Spike Chunsoft. The main protagonist of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, Naegi Makoto, is a teenager who starts his education in an elite high school. In contrast to his colleagues, he has no remarkable achievements and he was accepted to the school by winning a lottery.

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Deliver Us the Moon
Deliver Us the Moon

Adventure 10 October 2019

A science-fiction action-adventure game featuring survival elements. It is the first major project of KeokeN – an independent Dutch developer. The player is taken to the year 2069, when humanity has to face total depletion of natural resources. Established by governments of world powers, the Worldwide Space Agency decides to resume the exploration of the Moon's surface and the player is cast in the role of an astronaut sent there among others.

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The Dark Pictures: House of Ashes
The Dark Pictures: House of Ashes

Adventure 22 October 2021

The horror adventure game, which is the second part of The Dark Pictures anthology. Little Hope tells the story of several characters trying to survive the confrontation with the evil forces, and the gameplay is mainly about exploring and making decisions.

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Psychonauts
Psychonauts

Adventure 19 April 2005

An adventure game with strong action and platform game traits. It was developed by Double Fine Productions. The player assumes the role of a boy named Razputin, Raz in short. His dream is to become a member of the titular Psychonauts, a squad that is maintaining peace in the world. After sneaking up into one of the training camps, the protagonist discovers that the cadets are mysteriously disappearing. Raz, accompanied by his loyal friends, tries to discover this mystery.

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Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus
Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus

Adventure 12 November 2013

Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus is an action adventure game by the Insomniac Games team. The game goes back to the roots of the cycle and focuses on a single player campaign. The fun comes down mainly to eliminating the hordes of enemies, which is helped by a powerful arsenal full of new toys.

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Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time

Adventure 27 October 2009

Insomniac Games continues the story told in Tools of Destruction and Quest for Booty. Clank is once again in trouble, from which the clever Ratchet will once again draw him out. The protagonists are faced with important existential questions.

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The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan
The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan

Adventure 30 August 2019

Man of Medan is a horror adventure game opening The Dark Pictures Anthology. The game tells the story of the discovery of a sunken wreck from the Second World War. The game is very non-linear and it is up to us who will survive and how the whole story will end.

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Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Dry Twice
Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Dry Twice

Adventure 23 October 2020

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Dry Twice is the next instalment of the classic point-n-click adventure games series. In the game, we once again play the role of the aging Larry Laffer, who goes to Kalau's island to find his beloved Faith.

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