The Best Adventure Games

Update : IIslands of War added at rank #1.
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IIslands of War (2024)

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Mac OS PC Windows

IIslands of War is a 2D roguelike where you build floating islands out of blocks and modules. Travel through different realms to various locations to collect powerful items, shop for items, forge your items to become more powerful, and battle the Dark Order.

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  • building
  • action
  • rogue-like
  • adventure
  • pirates
  • endless
  • pixel

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Deep Sleep (2023)

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PC Windows web browser

If sleep is a long torment...

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  • horror
  • adventure
  • point-and-click
  • thriller
  • graphic
  • pixel
  • web
  • first-person
  • must-buy
  • surreal

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Bilkins' Folly (2023)

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Percy’s on a quest to find his missing relatives, and he needs your help! Join him and his beloved dog Drayton as they adventure through a series of unusual islands, solve puzzles to uncover valuable treasure, and bring to light the foreboding family secret buried beneath it all.


  • nonlinear
  • adventure
  • puzzle
  • dog
  • colourful
  • multiple-endings
  • pixel
  • choices
  • exploration
  • family-friendly
  • cute
  • open-world
  • skill
  • light-hearted
  • pirates

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Lowlander (2023)

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PC Windows IOS iPhone Android

Return with us, to the days of yesteryear. When 8 colors were enough, and the pixels were individually detectable to the human eye. This is LOWLANDER, a fantasy role-playing adventure from simpler times. This might be your father’s RPG!


  • retro-rpg
  • rpg
  • minimalist
  • adventure
  • retro
  • dungeon
  • turn-based
  • pixel
  • fantasy
  • dungeon-crawler
  • action-adventure
  • 1980s
  • story
  • faux-retro
  • combat

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Paws (2023)

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Paws is a standalone, single player, adventure, platformer set in the world of Shelter 2 with loss and friendship as its central themes.


  • adventure
  • casual
  • beautiful
  • cute
  • compilation
  • full-fledged
  • nature
  • music
  • medieval
  • trading
  • atmospheric
  • family-friendly
  • aliens
  • survival
  • emotional

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Long (2023)

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Android IOS iPhone PC Windows

Will you be able to get out of this long corridor? A long road with death on the prowl will stand between you and the exit. There is no other way, you are already inside.


  • horror-adventure
  • 3d
  • linear
  • adventure
  • corridor
  • first-person
  • puzzle
  • running
  • single-player

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Gerda: A Flame in Winter - Liva's Story (2023)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows

You have five days to save your husband, who has just been arrested by the Gestapo. Investigate, explore and form allegiances in this story-rich RPG-lite. Who will you trust?

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  • emotional
  • world-war-2
  • narration
  • casual
  • multiple-endings
  • adventure
  • rpg
  • historical
  • conversation
  • hand-drawn
  • stylized
  • fiction
  • choices
  • top-down
  • interactive

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Valiant Hearts: Coming Home (2023)

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Android PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox One Nintendo Switch IOS iPhone

Valiant Hearts: Coming Home continues the story started with the award-winning Valiant Hearts: The Great War. This sequel continues and concludes the story of these ordinary people thrust into the extraordinary circumstances of World War I.


  • graphic
  • puzzle
  • novel
  • naval
  • historical
  • war
  • adventure
  • platform
  • interactive
  • 2d
  • battle
  • exploration
  • i
  • puzzling-solving
  • violin

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

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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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Lil Gator Game (2022)

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

Embark on a joyful journey with Lil Gator in a vibrant, open-world island filled with quests, friends, and fun. Swing your stick sword, glide through mountains, and bop cardboard baddies. With no health bar, it's a no-pressure adventure that captures the essence of childhood playtime. Experience a heartwarming story, delightful dialogue, and a relaxing gameplay that leaves you with a meaningful message.


What we like:
  • Humorous and touching story
  • Fantastic art and good tunes
  • Relaxing and fun gameplay
  • Includes a speedrun mode
  • Carries a meaningful message
What could be improved:
  • Short playtime
  • High price for the content
  • Some bugs and performance stutters
  • Some in-game tasks lack clear direction

  • cozy
  • wholesome
  • short
  • adventure
  • lgbtq
  • funny
  • relaxing
  • cute
  • open-world
  • family-friendly
  • 3d
  • platform
  • colourful
  • park
  • pretend

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