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PC 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. more

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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.

Rusty Lake Hotel
Rusty Lake Hotel

Adventure 14 December 2015

A surrealistic point-and-click adventure game developed by the Dutch Rusty Lake studio. In the game we are taken to a mysterious animal hotel which is visited by five guests. Our task is to “take care” of them properly — kill them, that is. We have to tend separately to each of the five unfortunate guests, shortening their life by various means, for example poisoning.

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.

Phasmophobia
Phasmophobia

Adventure 2021 (early access since 18 September 2020)

Phasmophobia is an unusual survival horror, which was developed specifically for the 4-person cooperative mode. The game also offers support for virtual reality. The independent Kinetic Games studio is responsible for its development and release.

The Medium
The Medium

Adventure 28 January 2021

The Medium is a horror in which we play the role of a woman who can see ghosts and tries to solve the mystery of the murder of a child. The game is another work of the talented Krakow Bloober Team.

Subnautica: Below Zero
Subnautica: Below Zero

Adventure 14 May 2021 (early access since 30 January 2019)

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.

Lust from Beyond
Lust from Beyond

Adventure 11 March 2021

An erotic Polish adventure game in the convention of psychological horror in which we play Victor Holloway - a freshly baked member of the Cult of Ecstasy, trying to get to Lusst'ghaa, a gloomy land of pain and pleasure. The work of Movie Games Lunarium is a continuation of Lust for Darkness.

Insurmountable
Insurmountable

Adventure 29 April 2021

Roguelike game made in the convention of TPP exploration adventure game with survival elements. In Insurmountable we play the role of one of three climbers and our task is to climb three increasingly higher and more difficult peaks.

A Plague Tale: Innocence
A Plague Tale: Innocence

Adventure 14 May 2019

An action-adventure stealth game that takes place in the 14th-century France, consumed by the Black Death. The main protagonists, Amicia and her five years old brother, are trying to find their mother. They must travel through the ruined city while avoiding the members of Inquisition and the groups of hungry rats lurking in the shadows.

Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost

Adventure 24 March 2021

Paradise Lost is a first-person adventure game with puzzle elements, in which we have the opportunity to influence the future and present of the world, where World War II is not over and the Nazis carry out a nuclear attack destroying Poland.

Papetura
Papetura

Adventure 07 May 2021

A unique point-and-click adventure created practically entirely from paper and cardboard models. The main character of the game Papetura is a lonely creature named Pape, who escapes from his floral prison and experiences fantastic adventures.

The Lion's Song
The Lion's Song

Adventure 07 July 2016

A peculiar adventure game created by Mi'pu'mi Games, constituting a fully developed version of the freeware app released in 2014 for the Ludum Dare event. The Lion's Song takes place in Austria, in the early 20th century, and the plot in centered around three creative people at the defining moments of their careers: a young composer preparing to create her greatest work, a middle-aged inventor, and a brilliant mathematician working on a groundbreaking equation.

Detroit: Become Human
Detroit: Become Human

Adventure 12 December 2019

An action-adventure game set in a science-fiction world, created by developers from the French studio Quantic Dreams – creators of such games as Fahrenheit, Beyond: Two Souls and the bestselling Heavy Rain. Detroit: Become Human expands on ideas present in the 2012 year’s demo Kara, which depicted a female android developing human emotions. The game takes place in the futuristic version of Detroit, where humanoid robots are a common sight.

Don't Forget Me
Don't Forget Me

Adventure 20 April 2021

An adventure game that takes us to a dystopian, futuristic universe. In Don't Forget Me we explore the memories of clinic patients and discover the secrets hidden in them, following the trail of a conspiracy that could affect the fate of the world.

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.

L.A. Noire
L.A. Noire

Adventure 08 November 2011

A noir detective action adventure game developed by the Australian studio Team Bondi in cooperation with the veterans from Rockstar Games. The game invites you into Los Angeles of the 1940’s, a city filled with corruption and drug dealing organizations. You assume the role of Cole Phelps, an ex-soldier who becomes a police officer after the war. The game lets you experience the key moments of Cole’s career, starting from the traffic police all the way through murder and drugs department.

Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones
Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones

Adventure 01 December 2005

Another installment in the highly-rated action adventure game franchise following on the eponymous Prince, who in the past carelessly unsealed the mythical sands of time. After events of the previous part of the game, the protagonist return to his home – Babylon – plunged in the chaos of war. Soon it turns out that the previous actions of the hero led to the birth of his dark alter ego, whose spirit gradually takes over control over the protagonist's will.

Resident Evil: Revelations 2
Resident Evil: Revelations 2

Adventure 25 February 2015

A sequel the spin-off game from from the classic horror series Resident Evil, originally developed for 3DS and then brought to PC and seventh generation of consoles. Its story is set between the events of the fifth and sixth main entry in the series, featuring Claire Redfield and Moira Burton, the daughter of one of the side characters in Resident Evil, as main protagonists. After they were kidnapped, they find themselves abandoned in a facility on a gloomy, desolate island.

Prince of Persia: Warrior Within
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

Adventure 30 November 2004

Sequel to the 2003’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, rebooting the story of the hero from the classic 2D platformer from Broderbund Software studio. This time the prince has to deal with consequences of his reckless actions. He managed to turn back time and prevent releasing The Sands of Time, but he did not change his destiny, resulting in Guardian of Time chasing him to seal his fate.

Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife
Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife

Adventure 22 April 2021

Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife is a survival horror licensed by the World of Darkness, a universe known from paper RPGs. The game allows players to take on the role of a ghost and has been developed for virtual reality sets.

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

Adventure 08 June 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.

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.

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.

Before Your Eyes
Before Your Eyes

Adventure 08 April 2021

An adventure game in which we watch flashbacks of the protagonist's life as he crosses into the afterlife. Before Your Eyes uses a webcam to watch our eyes; by blinking, we move to subsequent memories and make decisions that shape the plot.