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PS3 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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Heavy Rain
Heavy Rain

Adventure 23 February 2010

An interactive thriller adventure game developed by studio Quantic Dream (Fahrenheit, Omikron: The Nomad Soul). The player controls several seemingly unrelated characters, each with their own storylines and motivations. How the story develops depends greatly on the decisions made by the player as all plots intertwine until they meet at the game's finale. What’s characteristic for the game is its focus on matters of morality and ethics.

Machinarium
Machinarium

Adventure 06 September 2012

An original two-dimensional adventure game developed by Amanita Design - an independent Czech studio popular for the Samorost series. The action is set in a bizarre world made entirely of metal. All the plants, wildlife and humans were replaced by robots. The player assumes the role of one such robot, wrongfully sent to a junkyard. Once back in town, the protagonist discovers the existence of a conspiracy aiming to murder its leader.

L.A. Noire
L.A. Noire

Adventure 17 May 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.

Minecraft
Minecraft

Adventure 17 December 2013

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.

Syberia
Syberia

Adventure 02 December 2014

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.

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.

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments

Adventure 30 September 2014

Another installment in the popular series of adventure games developed by Frogwares. A few years age the series became available for console players as well. Once again, the player takes on the role of the most famous detective of all times, Sherlock Holmes, and together they will solve various criminal riddles. The story takes place in the Victorian London well known from previous installments of the series.

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

Adventure 20 September 2012

Another chapter of the popular detective series, developed by the Ukrainian studio Frogwares continuously since 2002. The action of the game takes place in 1898 in London, where the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes is trying to solve a case in which the main suspect is himself. Unable to prove his innocence, the hero loses the trust of the citizens and is forced to flee from the police. This time, Holmes' reputation depends on the outcome of the investigation.

Deponia
Deponia

Adventure 17 September 2015

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.

American McGee's Alice
American McGee's Alice

Adventure 14 June 2011

A bloody and dark adaptation of Alice's fairy tale in Wonderland, in which Alice has to deal with the evil Queen of the Dark with a whole arsenal of deadly weapons. Fun mechanics combines the typical platform exploration of large three-dimensional levels with a combat system realized as in the best shooters.

Beyond: Two Souls
Beyond: Two Souls

Adventure 08 October 2013

A thriller movie-inspired action adventure game. The game was developed by French studio Quantic Dream, creators of such hits as Heavy Rain and Fahrenheit. The plot of Beyond: Two Souls shows fifteen years of life of Jodie Holmes (who is modeled after and voice acted by Ellen Page, Oscar nominee). Since birth, the woman was connected to Aiden, an incorporeal creature that ventured into our world.

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. It's an another installment of the series about the adventures of a rat-like friendly creature named Ratchet and his friend - the robot Clank.

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.

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

Adventure 05 February 2013

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time is the fourth installment of a series of action adventure games with a nice shed in the lead role. Developed by Sanzaru Games with PlayStation 3 users in mind, Sly and his gang set off on a journey into the past to get to know the hero's ancestors and prevent changes in the Thievius Raccoonus book.

Condemned: Criminal Origins
Condemned: Criminal Origins

Adventure canceled

Dark, first person psychological thriller, in which the player has the opportunity to experience an abnormal level of mental tension by tracking down serial murderers. In our investigation we use our own instincts, court procedures, sophisticated investigative tools, and in many cases, hand to hand combat skills.

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.

Siren: New Translation
Siren: New Translation

Adventure 13 July 2008

Siren: Blood Curse is a third person view adventure game (TPP), a remake of a hit on PlayStation 2. The player accompanies an American TV crew trying to shoot a documentary about the legend of the lost village of Hanuda, and his main task is to survive in a shibito (zombie)-controlled area. The game was produced by the development team of SCE Japan Studio under the direction of Keiichro Toyama.

The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series - Season 1
The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series - Season 1

Adventure 15 October 2013

An episodic adventure game based on the popular Fables comic book series. The Wolf Among Us was developed by Telltale Games, studio that used the same mechanics as in its previous title, The Walking Dead. The protagonists are fairy creatures that were forced to look for a safe haven in the human world where they must hide their true nature. During the game the player can encounter many characters known from the comic books – including the Big Bad Wolf, Snow White or Ichabod Crane.

Journey
Journey

Adventure 13 March 2012

Developed by the thatgamecompany studio, Journey is a remarkably unique exploration game, in which we embark on a journey through the desert sands. Our goal is to reach the summit of a great mountain, constantly visible on the horizon.

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.

Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

Adventure 05 October 2010

A third-person perspective action-adventure game developed by Ninja Theory. The game is a modern adaptation of one of the most famous classics of Chinese literature, the epic Journey to the West. The action of the game takes place in the 22nd century, after the third and fourth World War. During the gameplay, we assume the role of a lone man called Monkey, who gets imprisoned by the machines ruling the world. He manages to escape along with a young woman called Trip.

Murdered: Soul Suspect
Murdered: Soul Suspect

Adventure 03 June 2014

Murdered: Soul Suspect is a third-person action-adventure game developed by Airtight Games (Quantum Conundrum, Dark Void, and other games) in cooperation with Square Enix. The game takes place in modern-day Salem. We play as the deceased detective Ronan O'Connor who has to solve the mystery of his own death. Murdered: Soul Suspect features a thrilling detective story. Gameplay combines elements of a detective adventure game, action game, and an RPG.

Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series - Season 1
Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series - Season 1

Adventure 13 October 2015

An episodic adventure game created by Telltale Games and Mojang Ab. The game is set in the universe of Minecraft, whose world stands on the brink of destruction, and the only chance of saving it is the legendary Order of the Stone. You play as a character named Jesse, who, together with his friends, sets off on a perilous journey to find the Order and save the world.

The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series - Season One
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series - Season One

Adventure 25 April 2012

An episodic adventure game from Telltale Games, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman. The main theme of The Walking Dead: Season One revolves around a dramatic struggle for survival in a world infested by zombies. The player assumes the role of Lee Everett, one of the few survivors. The gameplay emphasizes exploration, dialogues, collecting items, and puzzle solving.