Far from describing games that contain adventure (this will include many games!), the adventure genre is loosely defined as games that emphasize narrative and exploration rather than action, which may also rely on lightweight puzzle-solving mechanisms. In other words, a game does not have enough simulation as a simulation game, there is not enough action as an action title, there is not enough puzzle game as a puzzle game,…you get the idea. Despite the vague classification, this type of game is undoubtedly an incredible experience, often exploring refreshing and fascinating concepts. Shooting games that are now rolling in the spirit of the zeitgeist, some types of towering giants are not listed here. However, for anyone who wants to check out today’s exciting experience, please feel free to read our alphabetical list of the best adventure games.
Artful Escape is two seemingly incompatible things. On the one hand, this is a rooted story about accepting yourself, even if it means challenging what others think of you. On the other hand, this is also a completely far-fetched musical adventure through the depths of psychedelic space. Although they seem inconsistent, the fantasy and related aspects of the interstellar epic work together and reinforce each other. The title (available on Xbox Game Pass) has lightweight platform and rhythm game elements, but its gameplay is not the star of the show. Instead, this adventure is about exploring various amazing levels, including aliens and earth, while playing evil guitar solo. The performance will make you believe that your mission is to become a galaxy rock star. The cast includes Jason Schwarzman, Carl Weathers and Lena Heidi. |Our review
before your eyes
Try not to blink. This truly unique game was very popular earlier this year, and its innovative and evocative interpretation of storytelling surprised us. The game uses the player’s webcam and is carried out by blinking an eye. This unique mechanism is not only for itself, but actually supports the narrative in which you, as the newly dead Benjamin Brin, examine your life events while being transported to the afterlife. You force the game to skip the protagonist’s personal history by blinking, even if you didn’t mean it. This creates an immersive feeling that is different from other games where you will experience these flashbacks like the protagonist, sometimes wishing it did not pass so quickly. |Our review
Doki Doki Literature Club Plus
As an updated version released by the Salvatore team in 2017, Doki Doki Literary Club Plus provides players with boys’ stories about love and literature, with enhanced visual effects, fresh side story missions, more music, and more than 100 photos. Unlocked image. Although the game uses a cute dating simulation game, Doki Doki Literary Club Plus is not all bubble gum and rainbow as you believe. It’s easy to be spoiled for those who haven’t experienced it, but if you know you’re sensitive to certain scenes, Please check here More information about access to content warnings in the game. Anyone who is ready to join can look forward to writing some poems, encountering cute characters, and shocking unexpected revelations.
Kentucky Highway Zero: TV Edition
After you put down the controller, Kentucky Route Zero is bizarre, dreamy and too real, and will accompany you for a long time. As the deliveryman Conway follows a mysterious and nominal path, it examines the broken promise of the American Dream. In order to complete the last task of the day, Conway, a native of Kentucky, strayed into Highway Zero and met strangers who had a difficult life. They were struggling with problems including drug abuse, poverty and business expansion. These problems are all contained in a surreal point-and-click package, and you may encounter unbelievable and mundane things. The gameplay unfolds through a series of choices—such as where to go, what to say, or what to believe—and these choices advance the narrative and sometimes even change all aspects of the journey, if not the final destination. |Our review
Life is Strange: True Colors
Through the eyes of Empathy Alex Chen, you can see the feelings of people around you. Represented by various colorful auras, the protagonist of superpowers can help others solve the most difficult problems, and in some cases, can completely eliminate difficult emotions. However, Alex did not expect to call himself a hero. After struggling with the foster care system for many years, she is convinced that her gift is indeed a curse, marking her as a broken monster. Only when she reunited with her long-lost brother did her views begin to change. Following the path of “Past and Present”, “True Color” is a touching exploration of human nature, and the role of supernatural elements highlights the character-centered narrative. Its gameplay mainly includes walking around, interacting with objects and people in the world, and making decisions about personality and plot definition. |Our review
Night of the Woods was recently released on iOS, allowing a new group of players to discover the dark secrets lurking in the seemingly comfortable story. Originally launched in 2017, our review called it “a game about mistakes, recklessness, and friendship, all wrapped in a colorful adventure.” Cartoon-like character design, vibrant color palette, and simple mechanics Players may be mistaken for thinking that the narrative of the game will be easier, but “Night in the Forest” touches on various difficult themes. The story begins when Mei, who just dropped out of college, reluctantly returns to her hometown. While dealing with her failure, she reconnected with old friends, community members, and her own family, and then stumbled upon a sinister mystery. |Our review
Outer Wilds’ first and last DLC called Echoes of the Eye debuted only a few days ago, and during this busy release season, the game is back on the “to-play” list of many gamers. Developer Mobius Digital insists that the new content shown in the publisher Annapurna Interactive’s first self-made showcase fits seamlessly with the original game’s narrative, while providing brand new mysteries for you to find in the dark thorns. The basic game is a time loop experience built around space exploration and the pursuit of preventing the destruction of the universe. Even if you don’t have 20 minutes to complete it, this is a daunting task. Death is a kind of accident, it will come to you in many dazzling ways, such as let all the oxygen in your lungs be pumped away, collide with a planet, or a good, old-fashioned cliff fall. Therefore, even with all its cosmic beauty, this experience can be a bit frustrating. |Our review
Whether you’ve played it before or never, now is a good time to catch up with the creepy adventures of Night School Studio. Why? In April, the team took the stage at Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase, showing Oxenfree II: Lost Signals. In the first game, teenager Alex and her stepbrother and a few friends are on Edwards Island. When Alex accidentally discovered a supernatural phenomenon, their plan to meet on the mysterious island was interrupted. Browsing through a series of strange and disturbing events will require you to examine some of Alex’s most painful memories and make choices that will affect the outcome of the story. The sequel will take place on the same island, but five years after Alex’s adventure, and follow a new set of characters. It is currently under development and is expected to be released sometime in 2022, so there is still a little time to enter the first game. |Our review
A stunning experience of player-driven exploration, Sable was only released last week. You play as Sable, a young girl living in the world of the Midden Desert, about to start her adult mission to glide. Although this journey has various goals-essentially collecting as many masks as possible-Sable really encourages you to venture into the world to see what you can find. You will find something amazing. The vibrant and stylish design of the world brings arid landscapes to life, and diverse NPCs continue to provide you with reasons to explore. Even if there is no specific task to complete, the environment will attract you to climb, glide, and ride a motorcycle while investigating all the mysteries you see on the horizon. |Our review
Remains of Edith Finch
Although it was originally launched in 2017, the remains of Edith Finch have been continuously released on new platforms and devices. It landed on Switch in 2019, joined Game Pass in January, found a place in the PS4 Box of publisher Annapurna Interactive in February, and even landed on iOS in August. Therefore, this game should not be missed. “The Remains of Edith Finch” is a short, contemplative walk that weaves together several episodes with different designs and mechanisms, slowly revealing a narrative full of sadness, nostalgia and family heritage. Each part of the story reveals how members of the Finch family died due to family curses-from horrible to fantasy. In his comments, Joe Juba called it the “next major advancement” for adventure games, and the plot will unravel when the player examines the surrounding environment and puts it together with some of the greatest games of the genre. |Our review
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