The Best Adventure exploration Games for Android

Update : Magic University added at rank #38.
Here are our 10 Best Adventure exploration Games for Android:
1

Outer Wilds (2019)

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Xbox One Android Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 Xbox Series X PC Windows Playstation 4

Unravel the mysteries of the universe in Outer Wilds, an award-winning open world game. Explore an ever-evolving solar system, uncover alien secrets, and enjoy a thought-provoking narrative. With no enemies to fight, you're free to discover at your own pace. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in space!

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What we like:
  • Unique and immersive gameplay experience
  • Beautiful and intricate world-building
  • Thought-provoking narrative
  • Encourages fearless discovery
  • Captures the mysteries of the universe
What could be improved:
  • May cause motion sickness
  • Game's physics can lead to unexpected deaths

  • exploration
  • mystery
  • discovery
  • puzzle
  • open-world
  • space
  • sci-fi
  • endless
  • adventure
  • story
  • first-person
  • day
  • narrative

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Tomb Raider (2014)

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Xbox One Playstation 3 Linux Mac OS PC Windows Xbox 360 Android stadia Playstation 4

Tomb Raider explores the intense origin story of Lara Croft and her ascent from a young woman to a hardened survivor.


  • puzzle
  • stealth
  • adventure
  • exploration
  • action-adventure
  • cover
  • platform
  • combat
  • action
  • shooter
  • narrative
  • survival
  • underwater
  • third-person
  • multiplayer

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Sable (2021)

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Android PC Windows Xbox One

Sable is an open world RPG with no combat, set in a Moebius-inspired desert. You play as Sable, about to embark on a rite of passage known as The Gliding - exploring the deserts, doing odd jobs for strangers and earning badges to turn into new masks.


What we like:
  • Unique open world setting inspired by Jean "Moebius" Giraud
  • Customizable bike and character
  • Heartfelt story of self-discovery
  • Relaxing atmosphere with stunning visuals and music
  • Many memorable moments
What could be improved:
  • Occasional audio bugs & stuttering
  • Limited scale world compared to larger games
  • Flattening palette in certain interiors at night

  • exploration
  • open-world
  • self-discovery
  • puzzle
  • platform
  • sci-fi
  • relaxing
  • narrative
  • adventure
  • stylized
  • comic
  • lore
  • discovery
  • book
  • combat

4

Stray (2022)

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You play as a realistic-looking kitty that goes by the name Little Furball. As you explore the dystopian world you find yourself in, you make friends with robots and discover secrets that have been hidden away for many years. You must use your parkour skills to traverse the environment, evade monsters and help your robotic friends achieve their goals.

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What we like:
  • Realistic kitty movements
  • Variety of meows when pressing the dedicated meow button
  • Interesting characters with great backstory
  • Rewarding exploration and puzzles to solve
  • Forgiving platforming mechanics
What could be improved:
  • Scary jumps that may require multiple attempts to perfect
  • Separated from other kitties at one point in the story
  • No humans at all in this futuristic world

  • robots
  • cyberpunk
  • platform
  • puzzle
  • stealth
  • dystopian
  • cat
  • exploration
  • adventure
  • narrative
  • cute
  • third-person

5

Tunic (2022)

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Tunic is an adventure game in which you play as a cute little fox dressed up Link-style, who wakes up on a beach with no idea what's going on. You explore the world, deciphering foreign languages and solving puzzles with the help of an instruction manual. Combat involves using a sword and shield, consumable items, and magic. Discover secrets and join forces with the community to solve puzzles together!

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What we like:
  • Bright vibrant colours
  • Cute protagonist
  • Interesting story
  • Environmental storytelling
  • Fun combat system
What could be improved:
  • Difficult to decipher language
  • Not all buffs explained clearly

  • isometric
  • zelda
  • souls
  • boss
  • exploration
  • combat
  • discovery
  • adventure
  • puzzle
  • dungeon
  • old-school
  • cute
  • mystery
  • boss-fight
  • classic

6

Open Roads (2024)

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Tess Devine and her mother, Opal, embark on a road trip adventure to explore a series of long-abandoned family properties, unearthing the past. Featuring star performances by Keri Russell (The Americans, Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker) and Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart, Uncharted 4)

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  • mystery
  • narrative
  • walking-simulator
  • interactive
  • story
  • adventure
  • first-person
  • hand-drawn
  • exploration
  • walking
  • discovery
  • investigation
  • fiction
  • cinematic
  • grand

7

The Wild Case (2021)

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Embark on a journey to an eerie village shrouded in mystery in The Wild Case. Solve puzzles, negotiate with inhabitants, and uncover supernatural occurrences in this atmospheric adventure. With stunning hand-drawn graphics and haunting sound effects, immerse yourself in an open world that will keep you on edge. Unravel the secrets of the forgotten village if you dare.


What we like:
  • Short but well-rounded gameplay
  • Intriguing mystery with satisfying ending
  • Beautiful hand-drawn artwork
  • Atmospheric music and sound effects
  • Adequate price point
What could be improved:
  • Lack of motivation for replayability
  • Rough English translation
  • Story not frightening for adults

  • detective
  • point-and-click
  • story
  • puzzle
  • hand-drawn
  • atmospheric
  • 2d
  • adventure
  • text
  • supernatural
  • exploration
  • first-person
  • investigation
  • linear
  • narration

8

Reventure (2019)

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The one and only non-linear adventure with 100 different endings. Don't just wishlist me. I'm not that expensive... also, look at those reviews!


  • comedy
  • dark
  • choices
  • multiple-endings
  • humor
  • pixel
  • resource
  • farming
  • action-adventure
  • 2d
  • nonlinear
  • adventure
  • platform
  • metroidvania
  • exploration

9

Carto (2020)

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Unleash your inner cartographer in Carto, a heartwarming puzzle adventure game. Shape your world by rearranging map pieces, unlocking new paths and stories. With enchanting visuals, a captivating soundtrack, and a unique gameplay mechanic, you'll immerse yourself in hours of fun and exploration.


What we like:
  • Longer gameplay than expected
  • Gorgeous art and engaging storyline
  • Unique puzzle style with high replay value
  • Charming dialogue and characters
  • Well-hidden secrets add to the fun
What could be improved:
  • No hint system for when you're stuck
  • Inconsistent puzzle difficulty
  • Some game mechanics lack clear explanations

  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • relaxing
  • tile
  • hand-drawn
  • exploration
  • story
  • cartoony
  • cute
  • comic

10

Twin Moons: Object Finding Game (2016)

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Android

When your father a famous researcher who devoted his life to the exploration of enigmatic portals goes missing, you have no choice but to set out on a journey to a place where universes collide and intersect, a dimensional crossroads known as the Halfworld. EXPLORE unique worlds, FIND AND USE hidden objects, PLAY tricky mini-games, SOLVE challenging quests and WIN the eternal battle between Order and Chaos! Nearly 2860 absorbing quests to tackle 376 collections to assemble 32 stunning scenes to explore Three thrilling mini-games to play Unique characters and dozens of powerful tools ____________________________

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  • exploration
  • entertainment
  • adventure
  • supernatural
  • puzzle
  • challenging
  • relaxing
  • battle
  • mystery
  • submarine
  • trains
  • difficult
  • underwater
  • villain

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