List of Adventure Games

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A first person survival horror adventure set in 1923 where everyone in a remote fishing village in Norway has mysteriously vanished.
A beginner thief joins Hero-U and must choose to continue his quest to join the Thieves' Guild or become a rogue hero.
Ryo and Shenhua seek to discover the secret of the mirrors, track down the Chi You Men, and to finally face the killer of Ryo's father.
A space themed comedy adventure game from the Two Guys From Andromeda, the Space Quest creators.

2017
Double Fine's remastered version of Full Throttle, with high definition graphics.
Telltale and Marvel have teamed up to create a game series project based on Guardians of the Galaxy.
A first person perspective adventure, utilizing a virtual reality headset, that is a mission to rescue the leader of the Psychonauts.

Ron Gilbert, Gary Winnick, David Fox, and Mark Ferrari return to adventure games with a comedic murder mystery.
The survivors continue to struggle against zombies in Telltale's third season of their adaptation of The Walking Dead comics.

2016
Telltale and DC Comics have teamed up to create an episodic game based on Batman.
Double Fine's remastered version of Day of the Tentacle, with new high definition graphics and multiple control schemes.
Solve a mystery in the supernatural underworld in Okam's adaptation of the Dog Mendoça & Pizzaboy comic book series.
After the captain of the Brazen Blade drowns in an Azurrbean ocean, a brutish pirate named Duke longs to take his place.
In the ninth official King's Quest game, old King Graham tells his granddaughter stories about his adventures.
Telltale's cinematic choice and consequence based cinematic story-based adventure set in the world of Minecraft.
A three episodes miniseries tells the story of Michonne when she was missing from the comics.

2015
An epidemic known as "The Vague" sweeps the Cosmos. Alum steps outside the system he has always known and seeks answers.
A remaster of the episodic game starring the cast from the Back to the Future movies with improved textures and Tom Wilson as Biff.
A magical plague is taking over the human world, so the foursome find themselves working together again to stop it.
Tim Schafer's return to adventure games follows a boy and a girl who are living parallel lives.
Zoë Castillo's journey continues in a game developed by Ragnar Tørnquist's Red Thread Games.
A man who just moved into a new apartment with his wife must discover the secret behind the dream machine.
Telltale adapts the hit HBO series based on a series of novels into an episodic game.
Double Fine's remastered version of Grim Fandango, with live recorded instrumental music, and improved textures and lighting.
A girl named Ana Eberling discovers her legacy in a form of a mysterious present by her father who went missing years ago.
Telltale tells tales of The Borderlands in this episodic adaptation of the hit videogame series by Gearbox.

2014
In 1950s San Francisco, Joe is put in Alcatraz for armed robbery. He and his wife work to get him free and to recover the money.
The Blackwell finale. Rosa and Joey put themselves at risk investigating a powerful force that tore apart a human soul.
George and Nico investigate a theft of a mysterious painting from a Paris gallery and uncover a conspiracy.
A re-imagined Gabriel Knight 1 with new high definition art, music, and new voice overs.
A real estate salesman seeks to make a fortune in Florida during the roaring 20's.
Bwana and Kito have run the Gas n' Charter ever since they were mysteriously abandoned by their father.
An investigation of a series of events by an antiques dealer yields details which hold a bizarre significance.
An adventure and RPG hybrid where a man is trying to start his life over after running away from a shady past.
A remake of the original Shadowgate with high definition art, music, and additional story and puzzles.
Tex Murphy wakes up to find his memories of the last seven years have been erased, and he must find out who did it and why.
Telltale's adventure set in the world of The Walking Dead comics continues.
Telltale brings classic fables to the modern era in their adaptation of the popular comic book series.

2013
Ron Gilbert's return to adventure games has you choose three character types to explore the mysterious sentient cave.
An FBI agent with the ability to see into the past finds clues that hint that some one is targeting her for her abilities.
A gender ambiguous detective has fallen upon hard times, and ends up taking a high profile case to find a missing singer.
Rufus makes clones of himself to find Goal, to get to the paradise spaceship Elysium, and to save Deponia from destruction.
Bud Mudd claims to have found gold, so his brother Fester goes to Loamsmouth to find his brother and the gold.
A text adventure based on the Christian Bible where you have to solve puzzles to claim your inheritence.
Released in 2013. A re-imagined Larry 1 with high definition art, music, and voice acting, and additional puzzles.
A girl named Lilly seeks to rewrite the past, change the present, and unlock the ultimate mystery.
A captive in a hospital in a ravaged Buenos Aires learns that years have passed since his last memory.
A remake with improved art and music. Discover the truth of the murder of one the former members of your synagogue.

2012
A recent college graduate becomes a paranormal investigator and is called to investigate cases around the world.
Captain Morgane proves herself as captain, assembles a crew, and sails to several islands in search of treasure.
Goal's personality is split into three pieces and Rufus must persuade each personality to fuse into one again.
Goal, a wealthy woman, falls unconcious on the garbage planet of Deponia and is found by an angry man named Rufus.
Chris Tolworthy's series of adventure games allow you to enter the story and experience classic literature firsthand.
In this spinoff of Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, a little girl named Lilli might be more than she seems.
Solve multiple cases with fan favorite characters from the entire run of the Law & Order franchise.
Beware of the Walking Dead in Telltale's adaptation of the popular comic book and novel series.

2011
The episodic time traveling adventures of the cast from the Back to the Future movies.
Rosa and Joey uncover the truth behind street corner psychics, including some secrets that were never meant to be uncovered.
Sumo Digital and Revolution's Charles Cecil bring another episodic adventure of Doctor Who to PC and Mac.
In Joshua Nuernberger's distopian future adventure, a law enforcer has to rescue his brother from Center 7.
Jane Jensen's return to adventure games sees a student solving mysteries surrounding her employer's house.
Two reporters cover a monster film festival and discover a conspiracy involving kidnapping and strange incidents in the movie industry.
In this casual social game, join the adventure society, explore old ruins, and correspond with Indiana Jones.
Venture into Jurassic Park in this episodic adventure series by Telltale Games.
Two slackers who are heavy metal music fans find themselves knee deep in the middle of a zombie apocolypse.
The mystery of Scoggins will finally be solved in the sequel to Telltale's puzzle adventure game.
A Russian nesting doll must go inside other nesting dolls in order to use their abilities and gain access to new places.
Enter the mind of a hospitalized woman and try to make sense out of the images of her dreams.

2010
The director's cut with new close-up art. Rescue your girlfriend and uncover the secrets behind the upcoming eclipse.
As a CSI in Las Vegas, solve five cases which all connect to an over-arching crime.
Sumo Digital and Revolution's Charles Cecil bring Doctor Who to the PC and Mac with four interactive episodes.
LucasArts' special edition of the second Monkey Island with high definition art, music, and voice overs.
An FBI agent must solve puzzles to uncover the truth behind the closing of an eraser factory.
Telltale Games' episodic adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police continue with more crazy cases.
In an alternate reality from the computer adventure, Sunny washes up on the other side of the island.

2009
The remastered edition with new art. Reveal a government cover-up, secrets to your past, and try to escape the city.
While helping spirits move to the afterlife, Rosa finds herself having to deal with a foe that her aunt Lauren faced 35 years earlier.
The director's cut with new art and gameplay. Investigate murder, uncover a conspiracy and clear your name.
Telltale's third CSI game has you working in Las Vegas with season nine's new CSI team.
Set in the land of Oz from L. Frank Baum's novels, a private detective named Petra takes on a case to find a mysterious woman's fiancé.
Autumn Moon's second game sees you control three ghost pirates who learn to cope with their ghostly forms.
Three goblins attempt to help King Balderone find his missing aardvark, Riri.
LucasArts' re-imagined version of the original Monkey Island with new high definition art, music, and voice overs.
Simon has to save the Magic Kingdom from an outer space invasion.
Telltale developed this installment. Guybrush tries to defeat LeChuck, and ends up cursing the entire Caribbean.
Sequel to Ben There, Dan That. The British video gamers, Ben and Dan, get themselves into even weirder situations.
Telltale Games gives Aardman's famous wacky inventor and dog duo their own series of episodic games.

2008
Two British video gamers, Ben and Dan, get themselves into weird situations.
Edna is in a mental institution, and she breaks out with the help of her talking doll Harvey.
The episodic adventures of a hot-headed foul-mouthed Detective Inspector named Hector.
Telltale Games' second season of the misadventures of everyone's favorite freelance police, Sam & Max.
A spoiled rich 17-year old girl finds herself alone on an island after a storm while on-board a luxurious cruise ship.
Telltale and Videlectrix allow players to experience the Homestar Runner universe through the eyes of Strong Bad.
Autumn Moon's full length LucasArts-styled adventure. Use supernatural powers to escape vampire hunters.

2007
In 1973, Rosa's aunt Lauren works with her spirit guide Joey to help ghosts into the afterlife and ultimately discover who killed them.
Join Sumo Digital and Revolution on a quest for treasure, while avoiding men following a woman named Anna-Maria.
Telltale Games lets you take on the role of a CSI once more as you solve five more cases in Las Vegas.
After a long hiatus, Sam & Max: Freelance Police are back, this time in an episodic series by Telltale Games.
Simon recieves a vision from the wizard Calypso's grand daughter, Alix, warning him of danger.

2006
After her aunt dies, Rosa Blackwell inherits her spirit guide, helps ghosts into the afterlife and discovers who is causing their deaths.
Phoney tries to make money by convincing people to bet on his "mystery cow" in The Great Cow Race.
You assume the role of a rookie CSI as you solve five cases using equipment available at the Las Vegas crime lab.
Uncover a conspiracy behind the lucid-dream inducing technology WATIcorp has developed.
Mr. Smoozles is brainwashed by aliens and he must be returned to normal before the universe disappears.
As Rabbi Stone, discover the truth behind the murder of one the former members of your synagogue.

2005
Phoney Bone gets the Bone cousins tossed out of town. A swarm of locusts cause the Bones to get lost in a new land.

2004
As a CSI in Las Vegas, you are tasked to solve five more cases of murder.
Kate Walker abandons her life in New York to accompany an inventor to a land where mammoths still live.

2003
Travel to the Congo to meet a scientist who has claimed to have found a source of unlimited energy.
As a CSI in Las Vegas, you are tasked to solve five cases of murder.

2002
Simon gets back into his body and returns a favour for the rejoining of his soul.
American lawyer Kate Walker is sent to France to finalize a takeover of a factory, but things take a different turn.

2001
The stranger searches for a book of Ages which was stolen by a man who seeks vengeance upon the man who wrote it. 
Ryo's search for the man who killed his father brings him to Hong Kong.

2000
The fourth Monkey Island game has Guybrush fighting an Australian who is buying all the land in the Carribean.
Scott Adams' first adventure game in 15 years has you return to Pirate's Island one more time in search of treasure.
Ryo Hazuki travels through Yokosuka, Japan in 1986 for information about the man who killed his father.

1999
A journalist visits an old man who claimed 60 years ago he saw a giant bird in the mysterious Amerzone region.
Gabriel is tasked with protecting the son of Prince James from vampire-like creatures called Night Visitors.
April Ryan must restore the balance between the magic world of Arcadia and the technological world of Stark.

1998
Alluded to in Psychonauts. Uncover a mystery of crime and corruption in the Land of the Dead.
Everyone in Daventry has been turned to stone, leaving only a simple tanner to save the kingdom.
The hero enters a contest to become king of Silmaria, but an assassin is killing off all of the contestants.

1997
Rescue your girlfriend and uncover the secrets behind the upcoming eclipse.
Alluded to in A Vampyre Story. Break a curse that has fallen upon your girlfriend, and defeat a demon pirate.
While just doing his job, Feeble gets caught in a plan to overthrow the government.
Two reporters cover a social gathering of movie monsters in Hollywood.
A pair of school kids are told by a professor an alien spaceship crashed somewhere, so they set off to find it.
A hotel guest's friends have been captured and they can only be freed by collecting 12 prayer sticks called Bahos.
The last LucasArts casual adventure game.  Each adventure is different as each game is randomly generated.
A private in the Inquisition Guard is tasked to explore an unknown area of the Great Underground Empire.

1996
Investigate a murder in Paris, uncover a conspiracy and try to clear your name.
British real estate agent John Hacker has to rescue a blonde woman who has been kidnapped by Count Dráscula.
In this early casual adventure game, each adventure is different as each game is randomly generated.
While on a cruise ship, Larry has to cheat to win a weekly contest held by Captain Thygh.
A man experiences hallucinations while his co-workers are being killed, leading him to wonder if he's doing the killing.
Christopher Lloyd is Drew Blanc, an animator who ends up in a cartoon world of his own creation.
A journalist goes to interview a drug dealer and finds him murdered. Now he's mistaken for the killer.

1995
Sixty years after The 7th Guest, a reporter enters Stauf's mansion after his producer disappears during a murder investigation.
A point and click adventure game targeted towards young girls that revolves around search and discovery.
Based on a concept by Steven Spielberg. Three astronauts investigate an asteroid and are taken to another planet.
A dragon searches for his lost father, and tries to fix the mischief he caused with a magic wand called Eveline.
Joe King, pilot for hire, uncovers a diabolical plot when his plane crash lands in the Amazon jungle.
Tim Schafer's first heavy metal game. Save your gang, your girlfriend, and your very way of life.
Gabriel inherits a castle in Germany. Once there, he investigates the apparent werewolf-related death of a little girl.
A writer named Adrienne Delaney moves into a mansion where a demon possesses her husband's body.
Shaggy, Scooby, and the gang solve the mysteries of Blake's Hotel and the Ha Ha Carnival.
A teenager is dared by his friends to spend the night inside of a haunted museum.
Foil the evil sorcerer Sordid's plans of revenge.
A man runs away at the alter at his arranged wedding. The bride's father goes off to find him.
Roger resumes his role as a janitor, but it's not long before he stumbles into another adventure.
Torin, a son of a farmer on the planet Strata must rescue his family and defeat the evil sorceress Lycentia.

1994
Uncover a government cover-up and secrets to your past as you try to escape the city.
After an atomic war, humans live in an underground city and enslave mutants. A professor wants to create peace.
The evil jester Malcolm, the villain from book one, attempts to prove his innocence in the crime of killing the king and queen of Kyrandia.
Separated, mother and daughter must find each other and save the kingdom of Eldritch.

1993
Alluded to in Bright Side of the Moon. Travel through time and stop an evil tentacle from taking over the world.
Freddy Pharkas must discover who is scaring away all of the land owners in Coarsegold and put a stop to it.
Gabriel Knight finds out about his Schattenjäger heritage, and is tasked with stopping a series of voodoo killings.
A goblin named Blount goes on quest a rescue to find his kidnapped girlfriend.
The young sorceress Zanthia must stop the kingdom of Kyrandia from disappearing.
Larry wins a trip to the health spa La Costa Lotta, where he tries to win over the available women there.
A woman investigating a shipwreck is sent back 150 years to a time when the ship was in working order.
Adam explores the rainforest for a cure for a disease affecting the local natives.
Pepper follows her dog into a time portal and must undo all of the changes to the timeline.
Los Angeles homicide detective John Carey investigates a serial killing where his ex-partner was one of the victims.
The hero arrives in the dark caves of Mordovia where he must keep a demon spirit from entering the world.
While on holiday in the Valley of the Sparrows, you must put an end to the powers that have destroyed the land.
The original Sam & Max game by LucasArts. The duo travel across the USA in search of a missing Bigfoot.
Journey through a magical world, rescue a wizard, and defeat an evil sorcerer.
When Roger is promoted to captain, he finds his first assignment is much more dangerous than he anticipated.
A teenager named Mark is hired as a spy to discover how a millionaire is acquiring his riches.
A private investigator is hired to spy on a house of a wealthy man running for president of the USA, to find incriminating information.

1992
Aliens called the Bargon have conquered Earth. A young programmer wants to put an end to their rule.
Robin Hood steals money for King Richard's ransom, while staying away from kingdom guards.
Laura must discover who is killing all of the people at an Egyptian exhibit in New York City.
Someone has kidnapped the prince, and it's up to two goblins, Winkle and Fingus, to rescue him.
Alluded to in Homestar Ruiner. Uncover the power of the lost city of Atlantis before the Nazis.
Solve the security puzzles on Dr. Brain's island in order to retrieve an invention for him.
Brandon, an inhabitant of the Kingdom of Kyrandia, attempts to free both his grandfather and the kingdom itself from an evil curse.
Alexander sets sail for the Green Isles in search of the beautiful Princess Cassima.
After the goddesses were defeated by an earthing, an alien from Planet X comes to Earth for help freeing his own planet.
Escape prison, rid the kingdom from invaders, and defeat the cruel temptress.
The hero must unite and lead the warring tribes in a battle against a demon wizard.
To fulfill the prophecy, a wizard must complete three quests in three days in order to kill an evil wizard.

1991
Solve all of the puzzles in order to become the assistant to the mad-scientist Dr. Brain.
Adam and Delphineus seek the whale king of the underwater kingdom of Eluria.
A man invents a sex drive increasing drug and is murdered. Deliver the drug and don't get implicated in the murder.
Hugo's great uncle has been murdered, and, with Penelope as the only witness, she must discover "whodunit".
After their plane crashes, Penelope is bitten by a snake.  Hugo must search the jungle of doom for a cure.
An amnesiac Larry searches the USA for girls to star in a TV show and tries to regain his memory.
In this game aimed at children, fairy tales are mixed up and you have to fix them.
Alluded to in Host Master. Search for a treasure with powers that can get rid of the dreaded pirate LeChuck for good.
Detective Sonny Bonds' investigation becomes personal when his wife is stabbed.
Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective, must solve three cases in this live action full motion video adventure.
Roger travels through time to try to avoid being captured by an old enemy.

1990
King Arthur goes on a quest to rescue his knights and find the holy grail.
In this semi-erotic adventure game, rescue your girlfriend before she's turned into a half cyborg Geisha.
Hugo must save his girlfriend Penelope who is a prisoner in the house of horrors.
Search for and defeat an evil wizard who has stolen your castle and your family.
Alluded to in Moai Better Blues. Hone your magical powers as you uncover a plot to control the threads of existence.
In this adventure/RPG hybrid, travel to Raseir to resurrect a powerful magical being.
Often alluded to in Telltale's games. Become a pirate, defeat an evil ghost captain, and rescue the governor.

1989
A navel officer is sent to Tunisia to rescue a US ambassador in order to prevent war.
A college student named Laura Bow must find out family secrets to uncover a murderer.
The origin of the fine leather jackets in-joke. Rescue Indy's father from the Nazis and recover the holy grail.
Work with the aliens while secretly working to get rid of them.
Detective Sonny Bonds must rescue his girlfriend and once again capture the Death Angel.
An adventure/RPG hybrid where you must battle monsters and solve quests to become a hero.
Rescue the two guys from Andromeda from the evil ScumSoft corporation.

1988
Sell your home in New York and head out to Gold Rush-era California to strike it rich.
Travel to the kingdom of Tamir to save a fairy and find a magical fruit to heal your dying father.
Larry gets dumped, goes on a cruise to score with women, and ends up in the middle of a KGB plot.
In this adventure game for children, open a manhole cover to find a beanstalk leading to fantastic worlds.
In a future where Earth has been invaded by aliens, try to overthrow them and save humanity.
Alluded to in Abe Lincoln Must Die. A tabloid reporter, an archeologist, and two college students save the world.
A curse made by Megaboz the Magnificent must be lifted by Curse Day or the empire will fall.

1987
The god-like Implementors task you with recovering the Coconut of Quendor from the Ur-grue.
A loser hits on women all night before he finds one that will sleep with him.
Alluded to in Bright Side of the Moon. Break into a spooky mansion to save your cheerleader girlfriend.
In this game aimed at children, nursery rhymes are mixed up and you have to fix them.
A cop patrols the street, then goes undercover to take down "The Death Angel".
The last of the great hero kings enters Castle Shadowgate to stop the Warlock Lord from summoning a hell demon.
The Sarien leader seeks revenge on intrepid janitor Roger Wilco.

1986
Protect a mystical pig and prevent evil from escaping the Black Cauldron.
A slave to a wizard must escape from the wizard's house without the wizard finding out what he is up to.
You are sucked into a movie theater screen of the movie Labyrinth. Now you must escape the labyrinth yourself.
A janitor must save his planet from alien invaders known as the Sariens.

1985
Travel to a faraway land to rescue the beautiful Valanice from a witch who has imprisoned her in an ivory tower.

1984
This is a simplified remake of The Dark Crystal aimed at children. Typing is not required. Actions are chosen from a list.
Sir Graham is chosen to find the three treasures of Daventry. Once he finds them, he shall become king.
Join Mickey in a space adventure in this game aimed at children. Typing is not required. Actions are chosen from a list.
Join Winnie the Pooh in this game aimed at children. Typing is not required. Actions are chosen from a list.

1983
A Gelfling named Jen must heal the Dark Crystal, which holds the power of nature, by finding a lost shard.
Return to Pirate's Island in search of treasure.
15 treasures were stolen by an evil troll in this children's adventure. Typing isn't required. Actions are chosen from a list.

1982
A detective must investigate an apparent suicide which is more than it seems.
In this adventure game aimed at children, you must free 16 animals which have been captured by a dragon.
A black hole mining ship investigates an anomaly that turns out to be a giant ship of unknown origin and composition.
Travel through time, solve puzzles, and meet historical figures such as Benjamin Franklin, Cleopatra and Julius Caesar.
A voice says you have passed all tests but one. Survive the horrors of the dungeon and you earn your reward.

1981
Enter Cranston Manor to find the 16 treasures to break the curse of the town of Coarsegold.
Collect items around Count Dracula's castle so that you can ultimately put an end to the evil vampire.
Retrieve thirteen treasures from an abandoned goldmine-era town by searching Boot Hill and the mine.
Find your way through the mysterious fun house before the park closes and you are thrown out.
Find all of the treasures in a recently discovered Egyptian pyramid and escape alive.
The text adventure that was the basis for Leisure Suit Larry.  Find items to win the affections of various women.
Teleport to distant worlds to collect items, so you can fix your spaceship and return home.
In ancient Greece, Ulysses must retrieve the golden fleece, a treasure which is protected by the gods.
Enter the Great Underground Empire once again on a quest to defeat the wizard of Frobozz.

1980
An astronaut must travel to an asteroid, and blow it up before it collides with the Earth.
The first adventure game with graphics. Search for treasure and uncover a murderer or else become the next victim.
Enter a castle and remove the curse that has been placed on Count Cristo by his enemies.
A wanderer in the kingdom of Serenia must rescue the king's daughter from an evil wizard.
Travel through the Great Underground Empire to find the Nineteen Treasures of Zork.

1979
As a secret agent, you must race against time to complete your mission before a nuclear power plant explodes.

1978
The first commercial adventure game. Travel through an enchanted world in a search for 13 treasures.
Travel from your London flat to a tropical island in search of pirates' gold.

1977
The game that gave the adventure genre its name. Navigate a maze of caverns in an attempt to find treasure.