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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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Syberia II (XBOX)
Syberia II (XBOX)

Adventure 29 March 2004

A sequel to the excellent adventure game created by Benoit Sokal and studio Microids. Syberia II continues the plot of the first installment - it presents the further adventures of Kate Walker, an American lawyer. Her intention of finalizing a contract led her to the adventure of her life. The game starts in the same place where the first Syberia ended – in the Russian city Romansburg. This time Kate decides to follow the trail of Hans Voralberg, the heir to an automaton factory, for her own reasons. The woman joins Hans and she helps him discover the mystery of the last living Mammoths. The greatest change in comparison to the first game lies in the quality of the graphics and the increase of the gameplay dynamics. Many new graphic effects were added, including dynamic shadows and an animated snow. Syberia II takes place in completely new locations that are much more different from each other than previously. During her adventures Kate will visit, among other places, the North-West passage and the village of the Youkol people.

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Indigo Prophecy (XBOX)
Indigo Prophecy (XBOX)

Adventure 16 September 2005

Featuring paranormal mystery/thriller esthetics, a third-person action-adventure game by Quantic Dream studio. The plot of Indigo Prophecy – perhaps better known as Fahrenheit - is set in New York City in year 2009. The city is witness to a series of inexplicably violent acts of murder committed by seemingly ordinary, lawful citizens. The action is presented from the point of view of two separate characters. One of them is Lucas Kane who experiences the mysterious event first hand as he kills a complete stranger in a restaurant's restroom. Haunted by strange visions, he decides to find out what is really happening. The other character is Lieutenant Carla Valenti who, along with her life partner Sergeant Tyler Miles, investigates the case. In the course of the game we will visit various locations, speak to other characters, and fight. What is characteristic for Indigo Prophecy is the dark, shrouded in mystery plot and the opportunity to solve the puzzle while playing either as the hunter, or the hunted.

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Dreamfall: The Longest Journey (XBOX)
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey (XBOX)

Adventure 17 April 2006

The second part of a great adventure game, The Longest Journey, which was realized and released in 2000 by Funcom. Its action was set in the same realities as we had the opportunity to stay in the original The Longest Journey, i.e. compilation of fantasy and science fiction.

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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth (XBOX)
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth (XBOX)

Adventure 25 October 2005

A horror action adventure game. The production refers to the work of H.P. Lovecraft and the universe he created. In the game, taking place in the year 1920, we play as detective Jack Walters, who has to find a missing person. The trails eventually lead the protagonist to the bottom of the town's dark secret. The game focuses on traveling through various locations, fighting against opponents and searching for clues.

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Destroy All Humans! (2005) (XBOX)
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (XBOX)

Adventure 19 June 2005

He is nasty, has a large saucer, comes from space and makes us say: IMPORTANT! Who is it? Crypto! Haven't you heard? Without fear, you will certainly hear many times! This ghastly alien liked our Earth. She says she will find her lost DNA on it. Who knows him there. But beware of him!

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Still Life (XBOX)
Still Life (XBOX)

Adventure 03 June 2005

A classic adventure game produced by Microids, which is responsible for the creation of the "Siberia" series. "Still Life" presents a script that could be successfully used to produce a classic action film.

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Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (XBOX)
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (XBOX)

Adventure 05 October 2004

The eighth part of a series of adventure games telling the love adventures of a guest named Larry. This time we have to help Larry Laffer's nephew to win a TV dating show and, of course, find and win his heart.

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Silent Hill 4: The Room (XBOX)
Silent Hill 4: The Room (XBOX)

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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KAO the Kangaroo: Round 2 (XBOX)
KAO the Kangaroo: Round 2 (XBOX)

Adventure 15 April 2005

A continuation of a three-dimensional platformer developed by the Polish studio Tate Multimedia (previously known as X-Ray Interactive). Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2 returns to the titular hero, who once again embarks on a demanding journey all around the world to save hundreds of animals that have been abducted by an evil poacher and his band of thugs. The game sees us travel through 20 varied levels in five different worlds filled with difficult obstacles as well as numerous vehicles and objects. Moreover, our hero has to face over 30 types of opponents that can be dealt with seven different weapons, including a tail slash or a boomerang. Fortunately, Kao is supported by other animals, including a pelican or a whale. As always, the levels are full of different collectibles and hidden bonus sections.

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Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (XBOX)
Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (XBOX)

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. Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones expands the mechanics implemented in the two previous installments and introduces new improvements to the combat system, as well as some innovative uses for the dagger of time and skills unavailable before, like sneaking. The biggest novelty offered by the game is the possibility of controlling two characters different with personalities, fighting styles, and abilities.

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Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon (XBOX)
Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon (XBOX)

Adventure 14 November 2003

The third part of the Broken Sword adventure series. Again, we play the roles of George and Nico (heroes known from previous parts) and follow a mysterious story dating back to the Middle Ages.

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Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (XBOX)
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (XBOX)

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. He travels to the mysterious island where, according to the legends, the Sands were made; the prince attempts to change the past and prevent their creation, thus saving himself from the fate. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within has a much darker atmosphere, but the gameplay is similar to its predecessor. Our hero must overcome many obstacles and traps, not to mention enemies. Game introduces a new, expanded fighting system, with prince himself becoming stronger and gaining new abilities.

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (XBOX)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (XBOX)

Adventure 12 November 2003

An action adventure game which is a remake of the 1989's Prince of Persia, one of the most popular platformers of all time, originally developed Broberbund Software. The game was created by Ubisoft Motreal and Jordan Mechner – the father of the original game, who worked on The Sands of Time as consultant and lead designer. The game tells a story of the eponymous Prince who accidentally releases the legendary Sands of Time, a mystical artifact that poses a terrible threat to the world. With the help of the beautiful princess Farah, the protagonist has to make up for his mistake and bring back order to his land by facing various creatures and dangers. Gameplay of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is seen from the third-person perspective and features fully 3D graphics. During the course of the game, the hero makes use of the supernatural power to control the time. The creators emphasize their effort to recreate the characteristic elements of the original title, like realistic animations and combat system.

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Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly Director's Cut (XBOX)
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly Director's Cut (XBOX)

Adventure 01 November 2004

The next installment of Project Zero, also known as Fatal Frame. This is a horrifying survival horror in which we fight ghosts through a camera. The game tells the story of two twin sisters who got lost in the forest. Fatal Frame is a blood-chilling atmosphere, dark surroundings and violent musical effects.

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Legacy of Kain: Defiance (XBOX)
Legacy of Kain: Defiance (XBOX)

Adventure 11 November 2003

The fifth part of the popular saga, launched in 1996 on the Sony PlayStation platform. The program combines elements taken from Blood Omen and Soul Reaver - two mini-series, functioning independently within the aforementioned cycle.

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Fatal Frame (XBOX)
Fatal Frame (XBOX)

Adventure 22 November 2002

The first part of the famous series of horrors. The player takes on the role of a young girl who finds herself in a ghosted estate. "Fatal Frame" is distinguished by the unusual course of fights with the use of a camera.

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Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams (XBOX)
Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams (XBOX)

Adventure 21 December 2001

Classic survival horror genre. As James Sunderland, you find yourself in the strange, abandoned town of Silent Hill. The moments spent with his deceased wife come back like a fog. Why? You must learn this yourself by playing one of the most horrifying horrors in the history of games.

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The Thing (XBOX)
The Thing (XBOX)

Adventure 09 September 2002

Tactical action game based on John Carpenter's film "The Thing", in which we lead a unit of specialized commandos to fight against a dangerous form of life found at the polar pole.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (XBOX)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (XBOX)

Adventure 24 September 2002

An adventure game with RPG elements, whose plot is based on the first book of the Trilogy "Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien, in which four hobbits, on the advice of the sorcerer Gandalf, set off with the Ring of Power to the seat of elves Rivendell, to seek advice from the dignified Elrod.

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Syberia (XBOX)
Syberia (XBOX)

Adventure 23 July 2003

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. In order to complete her mission, Kate must find her heir. The task pushes her to embark on the greatest adventure of her life. During the journey she will visit various climatic and mysterious places located in the Eastern Europe and she will meet many interesting people. Since it's a typical point-and-click adventure game, the gameplay consists mostly of exploring locations, solving riddles and speaking with non-playable characters. Syberia is famous for its climatic graphics with pre-rendered, hand-drawn backgrounds.

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Cold Fear (XBOX)
Cold Fear (XBOX)

Adventure 04 March 2005

Cold Fear is a typical representative of the survival-horror genre, a dynamic action game in which the atmosphere of horror plays an important role. It is worth mentioning that this is the first production of this type released by the giant UbiSoft.

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (XBOX)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (XBOX)

Adventure 14 December 2004

An interesting adventure and detective game licensed under a well-known and appreciated by critics TV series. We play the role of a new member of CSI and solve criminal riddles prepared by producers. We mainly use an arsenal of specialist tools to investigate crime sites, but from time to time we also have to question witnesses.

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Beyond Good & Evil (XBOX)
Beyond Good & Evil (XBOX)

Adventure 02 December 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. The protagonist is a young reporter named Jade who, once involved in the war, begins to reveal a conspiracy and the shocking truth behind the planet's defenders - the Alpha Sections. During her journey, the main character can count only on her camera (photos of rare plants and animals can be sold, earning us money to buy, for example, health restore items), innate investigative abilities and her trusty Dai-jo staff. Beyond Good & Evil features elements of a dynamic action game, including arcade combat, platforming, various vehicles, riddles, and a gripping plot. The locations are colorful, varied, and fully three-dimensional.

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Legacy of Kain: Blood Omen 2 (XBOX)
Legacy of Kain: Blood Omen 2 (XBOX)

Adventure 21 March 2002

Continuation of the adventures of vampire Cain, this time looking for revenge on the mysterious forces, which in the previous part deprived him of power over the land of the condemned. Bloodsuckers in the task helps to access a number of superhuman abilities, such as invisibility or control of human minds.

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Sid Meier's Pirates! (XBOX)
Sid Meier's Pirates! (XBOX)

Adventure 11 July 2005

Sid Meier’s pirates! is a new version of the classic from the 80s. Similarly to the original version, it is a mix of features of action games, adventure games and cRPGs. The game takes place during the age of the pirates in the Caribbean.

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The Incredibles (XBOX)
The Incredibles (XBOX)

Adventure 31 October 2004

Iniemamocni is a computer equivalent of the cinema picture by Disney and Pixar, which is hidden under the same title. The player plays the role of Mr. Iniemamocny, also known as Bob Parr.

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