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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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The Last Guardian
The Last Guardian

Adventure 06 December 2016

Third-person action adventure game created by the ex-members of Team Ico, led by Fumito Ueda. Previously, the studio had made their name known by giving us two of the most original and highest ranking titles ever to be released on PlayStation 2: Shadow of the Colossus and Ico. Their new game retains similar artwork style and equally unique atmosphere. You play as a young boy trying to escape the guards pursuing him.

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Lucius
Lucius

Adventure 26 October 2012

A horror adventure game that references the cult Omen movie series. It is a debut title of the independent studio Shiver Games. In the game, the player assumes the role of the titular boy, who was born on June 6, 1966. The soul of the innocent boy was tainted by the devil and the protagonist, once he reaches the age of six, is starting to show his true colors. The game takes place in a giant mansion and the player is tasked with killing the inhabitants of the mansion.

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Syberia
Syberia

Adventure 18 June 2002

An adventure game designed by Benoit Sokal, the famous Belgian comic writer, in cooperation with studio Microids. Syberia is the first chapter of the adventures of Kate Walker, an American lawyer hired by the company that produces automatons – mechanical toys. She is tasked with finishing the formalities related to taking over a factory located in a small city in Europe. The game begins when the protagonist arrives at the factory and learns that its owner, Anna Voralberg, is dead.

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Nemezis: Mysterious Journey III
Nemezis: Mysterious Journey III

Adventure 08 July 2021

A classic adventure game with logical elements, which was created by a Polish development team led by Roland Pantola, a veteran of the Polish industry and the head of the reactivated Detalion studio. The title is a continuation of the series Schizm, the previous part of which was published in 2004.

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Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty
Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty

Adventure 21 August 2008

Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Booty is the second part of the trilogy initiated by Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction, part of the Insomniac Games platforming cycle. The title is a combination of arcade and logical game elements. Players direct Ratchet's actions to rescue Clank, kidnapped by invisible robots from Hoolefar Island.

PS3

Beyond Good & Evil
Beyond Good & Evil

Adventure 11 November 2003

An action-adventure 3D game, created by Michel Ancel, the father of the iconic Rayman series. The plot of Beyond Good & Evil takes place in an alternative reality, on planet Hyllis, inhabited by a peace-loving nation of humans and humanoid animals. Their world has been attacked by an aggressive Alien species, the DomZ, apparently to claim its resources.

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Prince of Persia
Prince of Persia

Adventure 02 December 2008

Another installment in the bestselling Prince of Persia series, developed by Ubisoft since 2003. In terms of plot, the game is independent of the previous installments - it tells a completely new story. The protagonist has to face Ahriman - a Persian god of evil and darkness. The prince has to save the mythical Tree of Life by healing subsequent parts of the land poisoned by Ahriman and his allies. The protagonist is accompanied by Elika - daughter of the antagonist.

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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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Resident Evil 2 (1998)
Resident Evil 2 (1998)

Adventure 21 January 1998

The second installment in the best-selling survival horror action-adventure game series. Similarly to the original installment, the game has been developed by the Japanese studio Capcom. The action of Resident Evil 2 is set after the events shown in the first installment – nearly all citizens of Raccoon City have been infected by a mysterious virus, which changed them into bloodthirsty zombies.

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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Adventure 25 September 2014

A dark, first-person adventure game developed by The Astronauts - a Polish team led by Adrian Chmielarz, the co-founder of People Can Fly. The player is put in the shoes of Paul Prospero - a detective who has developed certain paranormal abilities. The protagonist tries to solve the mystery behind the vanishing of a young boy. The player traverses an extensive, open world - the game is non-linear and the player is free to explore and look for subsequent clues.

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Fate/stay night [Réalta Nua]
Fate/stay night [Réalta Nua]

Adventure 30 January 2004

A Japanese adventure game of the visual novel sub-genre. The action of the title takes place in contemporary Japan. Players follow the fate of a high school student, by chance becoming a participant in a magical tournament, in which his life is at stake and the prize is the fulfillment of all wishes.

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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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Leisure Suit Larry 7: Love for Sail
Leisure Suit Larry 7: Love for Sail

Adventure 19 November 1997

Leisure Suit Larry 7: Love for Sail is the sixth part of a series of humorous adventures by Al Lowe and the development team of Sierra. This time the faulty amateur Larry Laffer sets off on a cruise in the company of beautiful women. The player must help the main character conquer the hearts of the ladies and eventually seduce the charming captain Kasia. Due to the erotic references, the game is recommended for people over 16 years of age.

PC

Pathologic 2
Pathologic 2

Adventure 23 May 2019

Remake of a unique horror action adventure game from Ice-Pick Lodge, which originally launched in 2005 for PC. Its new version was created according to the developers’ first concept, which was previously impossible to realize in full, due to technological and financial limitations. Pathologic takes you to a small town, whose citizens suffer from a mysterious disease.

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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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Planet of Lana
Planet of Lana

Adventure 2022

Planet of Lana is a 2D platform game set in a beautiful, hand-drawn world full of natural wonders. As a young girl and her animal companion we explore the planet, solving puzzles and avoiding mechanical invaders along the way.

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Breathedge
Breathedge

Adventure 25 February 2021

An adventure survival game in which we play as a hero fighting for survival in the interstellar space. In Breathedge we not only have to take care of the basic needs of our client, but also create objects and perform tasks that push the story forward.

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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series

Adventure 18 April 2017

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series is an episodic adventure game developed by Telltale Games. The game is based on a comic book series from Marvel, and tells the story of the titular Guardians of the Galaxy. Unlike the classic superhero team ups, this group is made of outcasts and outlaws, and their humor-filled adventures take place in far reaches of the universe.

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Blair Witch
Blair Witch

Adventure 30 August 2019

An FPP adventure in a climate of horror, inspired by a popular series of cinema horror movies, developed by the Polish Bloober Team. In Blair Witch, players take on the role of a former policeman who scours a forest haunted by a witch in search of a missing boy.

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Steins;Gate Elite
Steins;Gate Elite

Adventure 20 September 2018

Steins;Gate Elite is a classic visual novel adventure game. It is a complex remake of the original Steins;Gate, a game that debuted in 2009.

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Silent Hill 2
Silent Hill 2

Adventure 28 September 2001

Silent Hill 2 is a continuation of the action adventure game in the survival-horror convention, released in 1999. The game was produced by Konami development studio. The main character is James Sunderland, who unexpectedly receives a letter from his former beloved asking him to meet in the title town. Due to the very dark climate and terrifying scenes, the title is addressed to audiences over 16 years old.

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Silent Hill 4: The Room
Silent Hill 4: The Room

Adventure 07 September 2004

The next installment of the extremely popular horror action adventure game, coming from the Konami concern. Traditionally, this title is intended only for people with strong nerves.

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Ultimate Custom Night
Ultimate Custom Night

Adventure 27 June 2018

A survival horror created by Scott Cawthon. The game is part of the very popular series Five Nights at Freddy’s. The players assume the role of a guard who uses cameras, automatic doors and various gadgets to survive in a building filled with evil animatronics. The game is exceptional because it combines the features of all the previous entries in the series. This means that, during the game, the players can face 50 iconic opponents.

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Layers of Fear
Layers of Fear

Adventure 16 February 2016

A first person psychological horror adventure game inspired of 19th-century paintings and architecture. It was created by Polish developer Bloober Team, known for such titles as BRAWL, A-Men and Music Master: Chopin. The game is set in an ominous manor, while you assume the role of an insane painter striving to finish his masterpiece at all cost. Gameplay boils down to exploration, as the player searches for the source of the hero’s madness and the tools needed to complete the painting.

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