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Outer Wilds
Outer Wilds

Adventure 30 May 2019

An exploration adventure game, in which you play as a recruit of the new space program called Outer Wilds Ventures. Your task is to study a mysterious solar system functioning in a time loop.

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Subnautica
Subnautica

Adventure 23 January 2018

A sandbox game by Unknown Worlds that combines elements of action-adventure productions and RPGs. As the game’s universe draws inspiration from such novels as Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, at the bottom of the ocean you can find bizarre sea monsters, as well as remnants of futuristic buildings and ships. The player assumes the role of a captain of an advanced submarine, and explores the depths of the ocean.

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Death Stranding
Death Stranding

Action 08 November 2019

An action adventure game to be available on PlayStation 4 and later on also PC. The title was designed by the industry legend and co-creator of the Metal Gear series, Hideo Kojima. The story of Death Stranding focuses on the evolution of human race and on the “connection” motive which redefines the role of failure and death in videogames. American actor Norman Reedus who is well known for his role in The Walking Dead TV series plays the role of the main protagonist of the title.

PCPS4

Astroneer
Astroneer

Adventure 06 February 2019

A sandbox game by System Era Softworks. Astroneer is set in the 25th century, when the civilization on Earth has developed enough for interstellar travel to become an everyday occurrence. It resulted in a certain kind of gold fever — people started to explore other planets on their own, driven by the desire of getting rich quick. The open world of the game is procedurally generated, and the surfaces of planets and moons are made of voxels.

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Aquamarine
Aquamarine

Adventure 20 January 2022

Aquamarine combines point and click adventure and strategy with survival elements, and in it we discover the secrets of an alien planet. The game, stylized on science fiction from the 70s, was developed by Moebial Studios.

PC

No Man's Sky
No Man's Sky

Action 09 August 2016

A science-fiction, sandbox action game with a focus on multiplayer mode. It was created by Hello Games, company known for the colorful arcade production Joe Danger. The game is set in the distant future in the yet uncharted parts of the cosmos, and the gameplay is presented in two forms. We explore the successive corners of the universe piloting a spacecraft, like we do in typical space-sim productions. Upon landing on a newly discovered planet, the game switches to first-person view.

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The Long Dark
The Long Dark

Adventure 01 August 2017

A first person survival sandbox game, developed by independent Canadian studio Hinterland. The team includes veteran game developers, who previously worked for Relic Entertainment, Volition, and BioWare. The game takes you into a post-apocalyptic world after a massive geomagnetic storm. With all electronic devices disabled and water and food supplies running low, the player has to struggle to survive the incoming winter.

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Subnautica: Below Zero
Subnautica: Below Zero

Adventure 14 May 2021

An expansion for Subnautica, in which we explore the ice-bound areas of the planet 4546B. As we play, we explore the game world and reveal its secrets.

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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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Visage
Visage

Adventure 30 October 2020

A psychological horror game and the debut work from SadSquare - an independent studio. The story is non-linear and focuses on a gloomy household that has seen many frightening events throughout the years - it has a history of driving entire families insane, leading to numerous killings and suicides. The protagonist is trapped inside the house, and apart from getting out of there, their goal is to solve the mystery behind the place.

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Titanic: Honor and Glory
Titanic: Honor and Glory

Adventure 2023

A first-person adventure game from ORM Entertainment, which was initially supposed to be nothing more than modification to the popular shooter Crysis 2. Its story revolves around the disaster of the famous ocean liner, which sunk in 1912 with hundreds of people on board. We play as a man named Robert Morgan, who, due to false accusations, has to hide aboard the liner from the police.

PCXONEPS4

Pupperazzi
Pupperazzi

Adventure 20 January 2022

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Martha Is Dead
Martha Is Dead

Adventure 24 February 2022

First-person adventure game maintained in the genre of a dark psychological thriller. Martha is Dead transfers us to Tuscany in 1944. The production is the responsibility of an independent studio LKA, the creator of The Town of Light.

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Observer
Observer

Adventure 15 August 2017

A psychological first-person horror from the Polish developer studio Bloober Team, known best for another horror game, entitled Layers of Fear. Observer is set in a cyberpunk universe, in Cracow of 2048. In the game you play as Daniel Lazarski (starred by Rutger Hauer, known from the film Blade Runner), a detective able to hack into people’s minds.

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The Painscreek Killings
The Painscreek Killings

Adventure 27 September 2017

The Painscreek Killings is a first-person adventure and detective game in which we play the role of journalist Janet and investigate an old, unexplained case of the murder of the mayor's wife in the town. This is the debut project of the independent EQ Studios team.

PC

Death Stranding: Director's Cut
Death Stranding: Director's Cut

Action 24 September 2021

Death Stranding: Director's Cut is the enhanced version of the 2019 action adventure game set in post-apocalyptic North America after Death Stranding. The main designer of the game is Hideo Kojima, an game industry legend.

PCPS5

The Witness
The Witness

Puzzle 26 January 2016

A first-person adventure game with logic puzzles, developed by the creator of Braid – Jonathan Blow and his independent studio Number None. The game takes you to a large, mysterious island, whose all inhabitants vanished without a trace. Gameplay has you explore this vast world, solve logic puzzles, and search for clues that will help you solve the mysteries of this place. Game mechanics resemble the cult Myst series.

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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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Obduction
Obduction

Adventure 24 August 2016

A first-person perspective adventure game with logic elements, developed by Cyan - the creators of the cult adventure game series, Myst. Obduction, created as a Myst’s spiritual successor, tells a story of a man who finds a bizarre organic artifact that fell from the sky and is taken by it into a strange world. In the game, our task is to figure out where are we, and then find a way back home.

PCXONEPS4

The Longing
The Longing

Adventure 06 March 2020

An experimental adventure that combines point-and-click game with idle games mechanics. In The Longing, as a faithful servant of a sleeping king we have to wait 400 days in real time. We can explore the vast system of caves and read full editions of real books.

PCSwitch

Silent Hills
Silent Hills

Adventure canceled

Another fully-fledged installment of the cult survival cycle of Silent Hill horrors. Norman Reedus and Guillermo del Toro, led by Hideo Kojima, were involved in the production. As a result of a conflict with the publisher Konami, the project was cancelled shortly after the release of its famous demo version, called P.T.

PS4

Sky: Children of the Light
Sky: Children of the Light

Adventure 18 July 2019

Sky is an artistic social adventure game developed by the renowned studio thatgamecompany, the creators of such game as Journey and Flower. The game takes place in the remains of a sky realm. The place was once inhabited by a great civilization that had fallen for unknown reasons. The player is tasked with discovering the mysteries of specific locations. They can complete this task by joining forces with other users. The game was designed with multiplayer in mind.

PCSwitchANDiOS

Kholat
Kholat

Adventure 09 June 2015

A first-person survival horror game developed by Polish development studio IMGN.pro. The game's story is inspired by true events that took place in 1959 at the Dyatlov Pass in the Ural mountains, where the dead bodies of nine Russian hikers were found, and the cause of their death remained unclear. We only know that most of them died of hypothermia, and evidence indicates that they were forced to flee from an unknown danger.

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Paper Beast
Paper Beast

Adventure 24 March 2020

An exploratory adventure game in which we find ourselves in an alternative reality created from data stored on the server. Paper Beast gives us a wide world at our disposal, which we explore without looking at any targets imposed from above.

PCPS4