The Best Adventure exploration Games for Linux

Update, : A Frail Qubit added at rank #32.
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A Short Hike (2019)

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Linux Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Mac OS PC Windows

Hike, climb, and soar through the peaceful mountainside landscapes of Hawk Peak Provincial Park as you make your way to the summit.


  • park
  • relaxing
  • exploration
  • open-world
  • adventure
  • cute
  • volleyball
  • flight
  • walking-simulator
  • parkour
  • nature
  • platform
  • pixel
  • vertical
  • inventory

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

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Xbox Series X stadia Linux Mac OS Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows

As Lara Croft races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, she must become the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.


  • stealth
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • exploration
  • underwater
  • action-adventure
  • combat
  • narrative
  • platform
  • action
  • survival
  • crafting
  • skill
  • open-world
  • shooter

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Tomb Raider (2014)

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

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


  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • action-adventure
  • stealth
  • third-person
  • exploration
  • action
  • platform
  • soundtrack
  • turn-based
  • combat
  • single-player
  • shooter
  • cult

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Supraland (2019)

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Embark on a valiant quest to save your toy village in the hit first-person open-world puzzle platformer! Roam and explore a huge interconnected world. Unlock powerful new abilities and combine them to overcome imaginative puzzles or uncover shrouded secrets. Defeat charging hordes in fast, frenetic first-person combat as you battle your way towards an audience with the Blue King. Game features:- 12–25 hours of open-world puzzle, action and platformer gameplay- A grand adventure in a tiny "sandbox", with rewarding exploration gameplay and hundreds of secrets to discover- Discover exciting upgrades and unlock a wide range of game-changing weapons and abilities- Family-friendly visuals combined with countless crafty puzzles


  • puzzle
  • sandbox
  • exploration
  • metroidvania
  • platform
  • first-person
  • adventure
  • open-world
  • combat
  • cartoony

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Axiom Verge 2 (2021)

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Linux Playstation 5 PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Explore a sprawling, alien world in the sequel to the award winning Axiom Verge.

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  • exploration
  • alternate
  • metroid
  • boss
  • sci-fi
  • platform
  • boss-fight
  • metroidvania
  • combat
  • non-linear
  • retro
  • narrative
  • underwater
  • adventure
  • melee

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Night in the Woods (2017)

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PC Windows Linux Mac OS Playstation 4 Xbox One Nintendo Switch IOS iPhone

Night In The Woods is an adventure game heavily focused on story, characters and exploration, with some platforming to get around town. Mae's a cat so the roofs and ledges and powerlines are all her playground, and she's not the only one up there by a long shot. You'll also be doing various activities and interacting with the world in different ways, getting to know the townspeople, hanging out with friends, exploring Possum Springs inside and out, and venturing into the surrounding areas.


  • platform
  • narrative
  • story
  • adventure
  • mystery
  • rhythm
  • dungeon-crawler
  • cute
  • exploration
  • economy
  • 2d
  • side-scrolling
  • interactive
  • local
  • atmospheric

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Blossom Tales 2: The Minotaur Prince (2022)

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Linux Nintendo Switch PC Windows

The Minotaur King has returned...and it's all your fault! Lily's back for a new "classic" action-adventure set hundreds of years after The Sleeping King!

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  • dungeon
  • top-down
  • action-adventure
  • hack-and-slash
  • remake
  • exploration
  • zelda
  • narration
  • adventure
  • pixel
  • retro
  • 2d
  • hook
  • magic
  • golf

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Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015)

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Xbox One Xbox 360 PC Windows Playstation 4 stadia Mac OS Linux HTC Vive Oculus Rift

Platforming is back in this new iconic iteration of the famous action adventure franchise. The new combat system offers more stealth and sneak attack options and you can now explore underwater. Young lara is still battleling for survival and will be able to make her way using improvised weapons and crafting upgrades for them.

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  • stealth
  • crafting
  • exploration
  • card
  • action-adventure
  • puzzle
  • supernatural
  • adventure
  • survival
  • combat
  • open-world
  • platform
  • quick-time-event
  • narrative
  • cover

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Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (2016)

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Linux Mac OS PC Windows Xbox 360 Xbox One Playstation 4

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration includes the critically acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider, nominated for over 75 "Best Of" awards, in which Lara Croft becomes more than a survivor as she embarks on her first Tomb Raiding expedition to the most treacherous and remote regions of Siberia.

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  • zombies
  • survival
  • action-adventure
  • stealth
  • exploration
  • cooperative
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • combat
  • narrative
  • card
  • platform
  • crafting
  • shooter
  • third-person

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Morphite (2017)

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Morphite is a casual atmospheric FPS, inspired by the classics. Research plants and animals, battle hostile entities, and unravel a mystery surrounding a rare material called Morphite.

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  • exploration
  • sci-fi
  • first-person
  • shooter
  • fps
  • adventure
  • discovery
  • collection
  • space
  • trading
  • atmospheric
  • procedural
  • platform
  • combat
  • puzzle

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