Adventure Games For PC

Adventure Games For PC

We've rummaged through the archives to evaluate the funniest stories, the most memorable characters,and the most satisfying puzzles on a quest to round up the very best adventure games on PC. We haven't strictly defined the genre—we've included traditional point-and-click games as well as new forms—but as a general rule these are exploration, puzzle, and story-driven games that value atmosphere, dialogue, and discovery over action or stats.

Most of these selections come from professional adventure game connoisseur Richard Cobbett, but we've continued to add more adventure games as they earn a spot among the greats.

This first page is dedicated to modern-style adventure games, like Gone Home and Telltale's The Walking Dead. Jump over to page two for the best point-and-click adventures.

What are the best adventure games? From 1976’s text-based Adventure – that gave the genre its name – through the point-and-click golden age of the ‘90s up to more modern fare, few genres have endured quite so well. That multi-decade lifespan has produced some astounding titles, so it is certainly a struggle to narrow down a list of the best adventure games.

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Adventure games have prospered thanks to a focus on story and character. That, and a few tricky brain teasers, as opposed to violence set the genre apart. Characters usually get by through talking or thinking instead of resorting to fighting – though, Full Throttle protagonist Ben might have a few things to say about that. Here is our list of the best adventure games on PC, old and new:

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