The Best Adventure exploration Games for Linux

Update, : The Plague Doctor of Wippra added at rank #20.
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A Short Hike (2019)

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PC Windows Linux Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Mac OS

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
  • cute
  • adventure
  • flight
  • open-world
  • walking-simulator
  • inventory
  • parkour
  • funny
  • nature
  • platform
  • vertical
  • short

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Mutazione (2019)

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

A mutant soap opera where small-town gossip meets the supernatural. Explore the Mutazione community as Kai as she cares for her ailing grandfather. Discover magical gardens, new friends & old secrets. They can survive an apocalyptic meteor strike, but can they survive their small-town drama?


  • drama
  • narrative
  • supernatural
  • relaxing
  • adventure
  • walking-simulator
  • point-and-click
  • nature
  • exploration
  • fiction
  • music
  • story
  • scroller
  • bird
  • procedural

3

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

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

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
  • action
  • platform
  • crafting
  • survival
  • cover
  • skill
  • shooter

4

Night in the Woods (2017)

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PC Windows Playstation 5 IOS iPhone Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 Mac OS Linux

NIGHT IN THE WOODS is an adventure game focused on exploration, story, and character, featuring dozens of characters to meet and lots to do across a lush, vibrant world.


  • platform
  • narrative
  • adventure
  • story
  • mystery
  • dungeon-crawler
  • rhythm
  • local
  • exploration
  • 2d
  • bass
  • cute
  • interactive
  • supernatural
  • economy

5

Supraland (2019)

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PC Windows Linux Mac OS Playstation 4 Xbox One Nintendo Switch

Try the demo! A mix between Portal, Zelda and Metroid. Explore, solve puzzles, beat up monsters, find secret upgrades and new abilities that help you reach new places. Playtime 12-25h.


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

6

The Wild Case (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Android IOS iPhone Mac OS Linux

The Wild Case is a 2D first-person point-and-click adventure. In this story-focused adventure, players meet a cast of colorful characters, experience mysterious encounters, and solve puzzles to progress through the game.


  • hand-drawn
  • puzzle
  • point-and-click
  • story
  • detective
  • adventure
  • atmospheric
  • crafting
  • exploration
  • mystery
  • text
  • 2d
  • colourful
  • survival
  • supernatural

7

OneShot (2016)

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PC Windows Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile Xbox 360 IOS iPhone Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Mac OS Linux

OneShot is a surreal top down Puzzle/Adventure game with unique gameplay capabilities. You are to guide a child through a mysterious world on a mission to restore its long-dead sun. The world knows you exist.

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  • pixel
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • story
  • choices
  • cute
  • rpgmaker
  • robots
  • multiple-endings
  • atmospheric
  • golf
  • collectible
  • cat
  • narrative
  • exploration

8

The Longing (2020)

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Nintendo Switch Linux Mac OS PC Windows

An unusual mix of adventure and idle game. In utter loneliness deep below the surface, it's your task to wait for the awakening of your king... for 400 days.


  • choices
  • point-and-click
  • walking-simulator
  • underground
  • idler
  • multiple-endings
  • hand-drawn
  • idle
  • real-time
  • adventure
  • atmospheric
  • experimental
  • exploration
  • book
  • 2d

9

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

10

Lara Croft GO (2015)

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PC Windows Android IOS iPhone Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile Mac OS Linux vita Playstation 4 Xbox 360

Lara Croft GO is a turn based puzzle-adventure set in a long-forgotten world. Explore the ruins of an ancient civilization, discover well-kept secrets and face deadly challenges as you uncover the myth of the Queen of Venom.


  • puzzle
  • stealth
  • adventure
  • action-adventure
  • exploration
  • platform
  • action
  • combat
  • turn-based
  • narrative
  • underwater
  • survival
  • shooter
  • crafting

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