The Best Action-adventure Games for Linux

Update : Parkour Labs added at rank #21.
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The Genesis Project (2022)

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early access PC Windows Linux Mac OS

The Genesis Project is an attempt to replicate Sburb from the popular webcomic Homestuck, made by Andrew Hussie.

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  • rpg
  • party
  • memes
  • base-building
  • building
  • dungeon-crawler
  • action-adventure
  • character
  • 3d
  • tag
  • exploration
  • customization
  • crafting
  • management
  • fantasy

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Cold Heart (2021)

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Mac OS Linux Xbox 360 wii u Playstation 3 PC Windows

Fight and protect the cold heart against the fire creatures in this magic game.


  • collectathon
  • action-adventure
  • hack-and-slash
  • 3d
  • colourful
  • survival
  • cartoony
  • top-down
  • magic
  • counter
  • pve
  • casual
  • crime

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Resolutiion (2020)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Mac OS Linux

Resolutiion is a fast-paced action-adventure created by two angry German brothers leading a band of vagrants who loaded it with lovely pixels, dirty jokes, deep ideas and badassemotional tunes for 20 hours of punishing combat, rewarding exploration, and layered storytelling. Will you be the player or will you be played? In the Infinite Empire nothing is as it seems.Explore a fractured future, gathering weird weapons and stories, to piece together the past: a friend betrayed, a family broken, worlds at war. To solve the mystery of the Cradles take on a multi-cultural-mashup of cynical gods, emotional machines, zealots, luddites, and furry critters in a world that doesn’t care if it confuses or kills you — oh hey, a kitty!


  • action-adventure
  • soundtrack
  • pixel
  • top-down
  • boss-fight
  • exploration
  • dystopian
  • metroidvania
  • mystery
  • boss
  • story
  • cyberpunk
  • assassin
  • atmospheric
  • fight

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Saga of Sins (2023)

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Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox Series X PC Windows Linux Nintendo Switch Mac OS

Saga of Sins is an expiatory action-adventure which features a mystical storyline and a rewarding arcade gameplay! Transform into demonic creatures and fight the seven deadly sins.

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  • platform
  • transhumanism
  • multiple-endings
  • 2d
  • action-adventure
  • medieval
  • rpg
  • hand-drawn
  • arcade
  • atmospheric
  • action
  • linear
  • puzzle
  • story

5

Mushy (2022)

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Linux Mac OS PC Windows

Mushy is a round based first person shooter. The attackers plant a bomb and the defenders defuse it; all while engaging in armed combat!

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  • faith
  • modern
  • action-adventure
  • 3d
  • colourful
  • cartoony
  • minimalist
  • mythology
  • fantasy
  • atmospheric
  • casual
  • space
  • first-person
  • linear

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Guards (2016)

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PC Windows Xbox One Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Linux Mac OS

GUARDS! is a 1-4 player coop fantasy FPS that puts you in the underfunded and over-zealous steel boots of the City Watch. Kick down doors, bust criminals and cause excessive property damage as you fight to restore law and order to the corrupt city of New Alestead.


  • cooperative
  • turn-based
  • pve
  • fantasy
  • medieval
  • hack-and-slash
  • action-adventure
  • dungeon-crawler
  • first-person
  • procedural
  • time-management
  • stealth
  • third-person
  • tactical
  • battle

7

!AnyWay! (2022)

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PC Windows Linux

Anyway is a 2D platformer adventure in which every day is not the same: There are some secret rules to this place which can change from day to day. So be cautious, it may be dangerous out there!

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  • 2d
  • platform
  • action-adventure
  • precision
  • family-friendly
  • scroller
  • colourful
  • metroidvania
  • casual
  • character
  • atmospheric
  • comic
  • attack
  • score
  • sandbox

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Lenna's Inception (2020)

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Linux Mac OS PC Windows

The legendary hero is dead, and a strange glitch is spreading across the kingdom. Explore dangerous dungeons, and defeat the eight archangels to restore order to an unraveling world in this epic action-adventure RPG.

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  • multiple-endings
  • pixel
  • action-adventure
  • comedy
  • top-down
  • funny
  • retro
  • local
  • dungeon
  • single-player
  • cooperative
  • zelda
  • procedural
  • boss
  • rpg

9

Steel Soul (2024)

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Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Mac OS Linux PC Windows

An action RPG game. Take part in battles and defeat enemies, learn new skills and collect weapons to reach the end.

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  • metroidvania
  • action-adventure
  • bug
  • non-player
  • 3d
  • third-person
  • action
  • exploration
  • rpg
  • adventure
  • atmospheric
  • battle
  • supernatural
  • boss
  • mystery

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Sophie (2023)

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wii Playstation 3 PC Windows Mac OS Linux

Sophie is a 2D platform, pixel art graphics, Metroidvania RPG game, driven by a deep, immersive, dramatical, and philosophical narrative. The game tells the tale of Sophie, a strong-minded girl that ventures through the kingdom of Sharam, motivated by characters she believes to be hallucinations.

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  • metroidvania
  • platform
  • 2d
  • philosophical
  • emotional
  • action-adventure
  • drama
  • rpg
  • magic
  • pixel
  • exploration
  • psychological
  • colourful
  • atmospheric
  • cute

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