The Best Adventure exploration Games for Xbox Series X

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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!


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

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (2023)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5

Unleash the force in STAR WARS Jedi: Survivor! Join Cal Kestis on an unforgettable, galaxy-spanning adventure packed with stunning visuals, satisfying gameplay, and a captivating storyline. Face thrilling boss battles and explore vast worlds. Are you ready to protect the Jedi Order?


What we like:
  • Gripping narrative
  • Visually stunning
  • Satisfying gameplay
  • Improved character development
  • Exciting boss fights
What could be improved:
  • Technical performance issues
  • Lackluster exploration
  • Some animations lack polish

  • fight
  • combat
  • action-adventure
  • platform
  • exploration
  • open-world
  • narrative
  • battle
  • puzzle
  • boss
  • adventure
  • skill
  • boss-fight
  • story
  • action

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STAR WARS Jedi: Fallen Order (2019)

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Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox Series X Playstation 5 stadia Xbox One

Jedi: Fallen Order is a third-person adventure game set in the Star Wars universe. You are a former Padawan who must hide from the Empire while learning to hone your connection to the Force and become a Jedi. The game features stunning graphics and sound design, an engaging story with unexpected twists, challenging Lightsaber combat that requires practice, and plenty of collectibles to discover across multiple worlds.

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What we like:
  • Rich design and scale
  • Wonderful wildlife
  • Diverse cast of characters
  • Rewarding Lightsaber combat that improves with practice
  • Deep customisation options for your Lightsaber
  • Replayable due to hidden loot and hidden pathways opening up over time
  • Fantastic score and sound design
What could be improved:
  • Combat based on animation rather than reflexes can be difficult to master
  • Some areas may become repetitive or boring
  • Predictable moments in story

  • exploration
  • souls
  • combat
  • action-adventure
  • puzzle
  • fight
  • third-person
  • platform
  • story
  • adventure
  • metroidvania
  • boss-fight
  • battle
  • boss
  • swordplay

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Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story (2022)

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Nintendo Switch j Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox Series X/s

Two best friends, one wild adventure. Join best friends Nunu and Willump on an adventure across the frozen wilds of the Freljord. Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story is a single-player story adventure developed by Tequila Works.


  • puzzle
  • story
  • adventure
  • platform
  • narrative
  • fight
  • exploration
  • combat
  • rpg
  • single-player
  • action
  • battle
  • boss-fight
  • moba
  • -combat

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

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

Experience the thrilling conclusion of Lara's origin story in Shadow of the Tomb Raider Definitive Edition. Master an unforgiving jungle, explore underwater tunnels, and unleash chaos on your enemies. Conquer terrifying tombs with advanced traversal skills and uncover a hidden city. With the base game and all DLC included, this is the ultimate way to become the Tomb Raider you're destined to be. Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

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What we like:
  • Excellent graphics
  • Well-acted story
  • Fun combat
  • Precise controls
  • Cool optional challenge tombs
What could be improved:
  • Collecting materials for upgrades felt pointless
  • Frequent loss of weapons
  • Tedious climbing
  • Occasional bugs with jumping

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

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Survivor Trilogy (2020)

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Xbox One PC Windows Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox Series X

Discover the origins of Shulk as he and his companions clash against a seemingly-unstoppable mechanical menace. Wield a future-seeing blade, chain together attacks, and carefully position your party members in strategic, real-time combat as you journey across a massive world.


  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • stealth
  • exploration
  • action-adventure
  • platform
  • combat
  • action
  • underwater
  • narrative
  • survival
  • shooter
  • cover
  • crafting
  • supernatural

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Bramble: The Mountain King (2023)

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

Bramble The Mountain King is a grim adventure set in a world inspired by dark, Nordic fables. Explore the beautiful yet dangerous and twisted land of Bramble in your endeavour to rescue your sister. Traverse a wondrous landscape and survive deadly encounters with Bramble's many hideous creatures.


  • horror
  • platform
  • dark
  • exploration
  • narrative
  • puzzle
  • boss-fight
  • cinematic
  • adventure
  • mythology
  • action-adventure
  • fantasy
  • story
  • emotional
  • lore

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The Gunk (2021)

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Xbox Series X PC Windows Xbox One

The Gunk is a story-driven, fully 3D action-adventure game that follows Rani and Becks, two scavengers exploring an alien planet to uncover its mysteries. With a captivating story and engaging gameplay loop of collecting resources and upgrading tools, The Gunk is an immersive experience full of surprises.


What we like:
  • Loveable characters
  • Captivating story
  • Engaging resource collecting loop
  • Transforming areas by freeing them from corruption
  • Smartly designed puzzles
  • Interconnecting paths in levels
  • Great art design
  • Excellent soundtrack
What could be improved:
  • Movement can be cumbersome at times
  • Minor technical issues

  • platform
  • exploration
  • action-adventure
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • combat
  • narrative
  • third-person
  • crafting
  • relaxing
  • metroidvania
  • mystery
  • resource
  • 3d
  • sci-fi

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Starfield (2023)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Xbox One

Starfield is a revolutionary and captivating game that offers players a vast and immersive interstellar playground. The level of interactivity and choice in the game is unparalleled, allowing players to be whomever they choose in a galaxy full of possibilities.


What we like:
  • Compelling Narrative
  • Freedom of Play
  • Vast Universe
  • Customization Options
  • Ship Building and Outpost Creation
What could be improved:
  • Lack of Tutorials
  • Inventory Management

  • rpg
  • sci-fi
  • pirates
  • exploration
  • stealth
  • crafting
  • shooter
  • open-world
  • combat
  • space
  • skill
  • discovery
  • first-person
  • narrative
  • adventure

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Beacon Pines (2022)

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Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox One

Dive into the mysteries of Beacon Pines, a charming yet eerie adventure where you control the fate of the story. As Luka, you'll uncover hidden truths, meet memorable characters, and explore stunning hand-drawn landscapes. With multiple endings to discover, you'll be captivated by this immersive tale filled with surprising twists.


What we like:
  • Intriguing and creative story
  • Well-developed, memorable characters
  • Multiple endings based on your choices
  • Stunning hand-drawn art
  • Engaging gameplay mechanics
What could be improved:
  • The large number of characters can be overwhelming

  • choices
  • narrative
  • visual-novel
  • mystery
  • cute
  • cozy
  • adventure
  • narration
  • exploration
  • story
  • emotional
  • colourful
  • interactive
  • horror
  • conspiracy

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