The Best Adventure point-and-click Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : Return to Monkey Island added at rank #1.
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Return to Monkey Island (2022)

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Mac OS PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Return to Monkey Island is an unexpected, thrilling return of series creator Ron Gilbert that continues the story of the legendary adventure games.


  • point-and-click
  • adventure
  • puzzle
  • pirates
  • funny
  • inventory
  • comedy
  • classic

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Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space Remastered (2021)

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The Freelance Police are back on the crime beat in a newly remastered version of their second episodic season. Zombies will dance. Mariachis will sing. A giant battle robot will trash the streets. And when their friends’ lives are at stake, Sam & Max will risk their very souls to set things right.


  • point-and-click
  • adventure
  • episodic
  • puzzle
  • zombies
  • comedy
  • vampire
  • inventory
  • boxing
  • detective
  • funny
  • conundrum
  • bogart
  • classic
  • interaction

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Sam & Max Save the World Remastered (2020)

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Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows Nintendo Switch

The Freelance Police are back in a remastered version of their first season of episodic adventure games, lovingly updated by a small group of the original developers with the blessing of Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell.


  • point-and-click
  • episodic
  • adventure
  • puzzle
  • detective
  • comedy
  • funny
  • inventory

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There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension (2020)

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The title is primarily a point-and-click puzzle game, which has homages to various other games including Pac-Man, The Legend of Zelda, and classic point-and-click games, such as Day of the Tentacle.[6] It features a hint system, and verbal and non-verbal clues to solve puzzles. It contains English voice acting, and subtitle options in various languages including Cammisotto's native French.[7]

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  • point-and-click
  • comedy
  • parody
  • adventure
  • narration
  • puzzle
  • funny
  • meta
  • pixel
  • romance
  • casual
  • story

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The Procession to Calvary (2020)

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

Pilfer from pirates, conspire with cardinals and perform miracles with an incompetent magician. The Procession to Calvary is a Pythonesque adventure game made from Renaissance paintings, and a spiritual successor to the critically acclaimed Four Last Things.

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  • point-and-click
  • comedy
  • adventure
  • surreal
  • war
  • puzzle
  • funny
  • inventory
  • domain
  • classic
  • roots
  • renaissance
  • multi-location
  • medieval
  • multiple-endings

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Unavowed (2018)

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PC Windows Mac OS Nintendo Switch

A demon possessed you one year ago. Since that day, you unwillingly tore a trail of bloodshed through New York City. Your salvation comes in the form of the Unavowed – an ancient society dedicated to stopping evil. You are free, but your world is in tatters. You have no home, no friends, and are wanted by the police. Your old life is gone, but perhaps you can start a new one. Join the ranks of the Unavowed, and fight against the oncoming darkness.

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  • supernatural
  • point-and-click
  • adventure
  • detective
  • pixel
  • demons
  • bioware
  • story
  • graphic
  • puzzle

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Lair of the Clockwork God (2020)

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A fast-paced Point-and-Click adventure for the modern era! Join adventurer Ben and wannabe indie darling platformer Dan in a race against time to prevent all the Apocalypses happening at the same time.

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  • point-and-click
  • platform
  • adventure

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Gemini Rue (2013)

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Gemini Rue is a neo-noir classic adventure game from the creator of acclaimed Blackwell Series, Wadjet Eye Games. The game features: - Over 60 hand-drawn backgrounds - A moody, film noir atmosphere - Control both Azriel and Delta-Six - An innovative investigation system - A gripping sci-fi mystery

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  • point-and-click
  • sci-fi
  • adventure
  • detective
  • puzzle
  • noir
  • cover
  • cyberpunk
  • pixel-hunting
  • narrative
  • graphic
  • mafia
  • assassin
  • inventory
  • old-school

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The Office Quest (2018)

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Not all heroes wear capes…. some prefer fluffy onesies. The Office Quest is a point & click adventure for all you people who just cannot stay in the office any longer! Solve challenging puzzles and riddles Surprisingly handy objects + your beautiful sharp mind = a clear path towards freedom! Look for the red light and use everything you’ve got to make your way out of the grey abyss called the office… Discover sweet hints Feeling stuck? Need a good laugh? Loads of delightful hints await to make your experience even better! Meet hilarious characters Be it your grumpy boss or annoying co-worker, it’s the people that make the office (as unbearable as it is). Trick them into letting you slip away! So who feels like sneaking out early??

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  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • point-and-click
  • minigame
  • boss
  • comic
  • family-friendly
  • 2d
  • narration
  • challenging
  • atmospheric
  • story
  • retro
  • hidden-object
  • pause

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Beyond a Steel Sky (2020)

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Set ten years after the events of the first game, the protagonist Robert Foster returns to Union City. Revolution Studios CEO Charles Cecil has said that the game examines how an AI would interpret a prime directive to make people happy.[2]

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  • point-and-click
  • cyberpunk
  • adventure
  • dystopian
  • puzzle
  • sci-fi
  • classic
  • narrative
  • futuristic
  • graphic
  • third-person
  • thriller
  • novel
  • cult
  • inventory

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