The Best Point-and-click Games

Update : LUNA The Shadow Dust mobile added at rank #44.
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Norco (2022)

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Norco is a captivating point-and-click adventure game set in a dystopian Louisiana town which has been devastated by corporate exploitation. Follow Kay on her journey to uncover the truth behind her mother's death and find her missing brother while exploring eerie swamplands and oil refineries. With a compelling soundtrack, immersive visuals and a unique blend of technological terror and poverty, "Norco" is a must-play for adventure game fans.


What we like:
  • Compelling and thought-provoking story
  • Sharp, funny and poignant dialogue
  • Immersive visuals and soundtrack
  • Unique blend of gameplay elements
What could be improved:
  • Combat encounters can feel tonally inconsistent

  • point-and-click
  • dystopian
  • pixel
  • mystery
  • gothic
  • narrative
  • adventure
  • surreal
  • noir
  • sci-fi
  • story
  • investigation
  • cult
  • conspiracy
  • philosophical

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Return to Monkey Island (2022)

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Linux Android IOS iPhone Xbox Series X Playstation 5 PC Windows Nintendo Switch Mac OS Xbox One

Join Guybrush Threepwood on an adventure in the Monkey Island series with Return to Monkey Island. Experience an intuitive design with puzzles that are tricky yet solvable, self-referential humour, familiar music with a modern edge and voice acting from the original cast. Enjoy accessibility features like subtitles, level adjustments and post-credit sequences.


What we like:
  • Intuitive design
  • Puzzles are tricky yet solvable
  • Self-referential humour
  • Familiar music with a modern edge
  • Voice acting from original cast
  • Accessibility features available such as subtitles
  • Level adjustments and post-credit sequences
What could be improved:
  • Art style may be off-putting for some players
  • Colour blind players may not benefit from all of the accessibility features
  • No insult-based combat as in previous titles

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

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Underground Blossom (2023)

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Mac OS PC Windows Android IOS iPhone

Underground Blossom is a new adventure game by Rusty Lake. Fulfil various tasks at every station to find the metro that will take you through each important event from Laura Vanderboom's life.


  • point-and-click
  • escape
  • room
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • atmospheric
  • achievements

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BROK the InvestiGator (2022)

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PC Windows Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox Series X Xbox One Nintendo Switch Linux Mac OS

BROK the InvestiGator is an adventure game set in a futuristic cyberpunk city where humans have been replaced by animals and robots. Join Brok, a former boxer turned private detective, as he attempts to uncover a sinister plot while struggling with parenthood and providing for his deceased wife's son. Experience the fusion of point-and-click adventure and beat 'em up gameplay styles as you explore your surroundings, talk to NPCs and solve puzzles.


What we like:
  • Fully voiced cast
  • Seamless fusion of point-and-click and beat 'em up genres
  • Relatable story with heartfelt moments
  • Sherlock Holmes­-esque interrogation sequences
  • Multiple endings for replayability
What could be improved:
  • Some puzzles are too simple to work out
  • Some sequences drag on too long serving little purpose outside of padding out the runtime

  • point-and-click
  • detective
  • beat-em-up
  • cyberpunk
  • dystopian
  • adventure
  • soundtrack
  • choices
  • investigation
  • futuristic
  • fight
  • mystery
  • cartoony
  • puzzle
  • post-apocalyptic

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There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension (2020)

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There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension is a unique and hilarious adventure game that spoofs various gaming genres from LucasArts to arcade titles. Players must manipulate various frameworks to progress, while being challenged by knotted puzzles and entertained by its wit and humor. The art style and soundtrack change with each genre for a memorable experience.


What we like:
  • Clever writing
  • Innovative puzzles
  • Meta-referential solutions
  • Entertaining humor
  • Memorable art style/soundtrack
  • Helpful hint system
What could be improved:
  • Short run time (5 hours)
  • References may be too obscure for some players

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

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Syberia: The World Before (2022)

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PC Windows Playstation 5 Xbox Series X

Syberia: The World Before is a stunning point-and-click adventure game that will transport you to an alternate reality European city. You'll switch back and forth between two protagonists, solving challenging puzzles and uncovering a captivating story filled with themes of identity and reflection.


What we like:
  • Captivating storytelling with impressive graphics and audio
  • Engaging and challenging puzzles with a hint system
  • Stunning environments and music
  • Suitable for both newcomers and longtime fans
What could be improved:
  • The navigation system can be frustrating
  • Occasional low-resolution textures and grammatical errors in the subtitles
  • One of the main characters can be unlikable due to her actions and lack of responsibility

  • point-and-click
  • adventure
  • puzzle
  • steampunk
  • mystery
  • cinematic
  • story
  • graphic
  • investigation
  • narration
  • narrative
  • third-person
  • emotional
  • detective
  • historical

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McPixel 3 (2022)

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

McPixel 3 is a mind-blowing save-the-day adventure that sees the titular wanna-be hero avert one disaster after another at every turn using unconventional yet entertaining methods of mayhem.


  • point-and-click
  • funny
  • comedy
  • adventure
  • 2d
  • pixel
  • minigame
  • parody
  • puzzle
  • sport
  • fast-paced

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Kathy Rain: Director's Cut (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Linux Mac OS IOS iPhone

Kathy Rain is a point-and-click adventure video game.[1] The game is set in 1995 and follows a college girl named Kathy who returns to her hometown to look into a mystery related to her deceased grandfather.[2][3]


  • point-and-click
  • pixel
  • mystery
  • detective
  • adventure
  • puzzle
  • 1990s
  • investigation
  • supernatural

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Voodoo Detective (2022)

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Nintendo Switch IOS iPhone Android Mac OS Linux PC Windows

Do you like adventure, comedy, and dime store detective novels? Then boy have we got the game for you! Join Voodoo Detective in a hand-drawn, point-and-click noir where you’ll pit your wits and hoodoo know-how against a sinister evil that’s taken root on beautiful Zo Wanga Isle.


  • point-and-click
  • noir
  • detective
  • investigation
  • hand-drawn
  • conversation
  • mystery
  • 2.5d
  • comedy
  • cartoony
  • story
  • adventure
  • 2d
  • funny
  • romance

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Tangle Tower (2019)

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Unravel a thrilling mystery by exploring a strange and twisted mansion, discovering curious clues, interrogating peculiar suspects and solving unique puzzles. Will you be able to uncover the secrets of Tangle Tower?


  • point-and-click
  • mystery
  • puzzle
  • detective
  • crime
  • adventure
  • noir
  • conversation

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