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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. more

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Alan Wake
Alan Wake

Adventure 16 February 2012

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tell Me Why
Tell Me Why

Adventure 27 August 2020

An adventure game created by the Dontnod Entertainment studio, divided into three episodes. In Tell Me Why, players follow Alyson and her transgender brother Tyler as they return home to remember their difficult childhood. How the protagonists remember the key moments of their past will affect their future lives and their bond.

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.