Adventure games belong to a video game genre that has traditionally been much more popular on computers than on game consoles. This is because these games usually consist of observing a scene, and clicking in certain places with the mouse, which is much more complicated to do with the control of a game console. In this article we have compiled 10 of the best graphic adventures of all time , so that you can enjoy this genre again, which is in danger of extinction
Goosebumps: The Game
Goosebumps: The Game is a video game that represents the deepest roots of the adventure adventure genre . This title shows us scenes with various characters and text-based dialogues, without any type of voice.
It is a fairly simple game so it is ideal for the younger audience. Its puzzles are quite simple for what we are used to seeing in the genre, so after a few hours you will be able to catch the trick and continue advancing an adventure without problems.
Day of the Tentacle
Day of the Tentacle is another graphic adventure that has reached the Playstation 4 in the form of a remastering, specifically it was in 2016. The original video game was released for PC in the early 90s.
Their animations have been fully reviewed to make them shine in the age of high resolution. Despite this, the video game maintains all the essence that made the original release so popular more than 20 years ago.
It is a game released in 2016, so it is quite new, even so we have decided to include it in this list of classic adventure games, because we believe that it perfectly represents the spirit of this genre. It is a quite complicated game, with numerous puzzles that will make you work hard to solve it and continue advancing in the adventure. For this reason it is a recommended game for the most fans of this genre.
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse
We continue with Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse, a graphic adventure video game released in 1996 and which gave a lot to talk about. Its popularity is so high that a 2D version has been released for the PS4 and Xbox One platforms.
The game tells the adventures of George Stobbart and Nico Collard, two young men who will live an adventure full of mysteries in which you will have to solve various puzzles to continue advancing in the adventure. It is a title with enough humor, in which Nico's French sarcasm is perfectly combined with George's innate Americanism
The unwritten storybook 2
Another current graphic adventure video game that deserves to be part of this list, since despite being very young it has become a classic.
It is a title with an approximate duration of 20 hours , something that is slightly above most current video games. The video game immerses us in a world of magic and mystery, which seeks to resemble as much as possible the great classic adventures of the 90s.
It has only been published for PC , and this has a very simple explanation. Its developers wanted it to be as close as possible to the classic adventures of the 90s, so the use of the mouse is essential to enjoy the best possible experience.
A video game with spectacular visuals, many interesting puzzles, and a humor that will not make you bored for a single minute in front of the screen.
Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today
We continue with Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today, a video game that immerses us in a fascinating post-apocalyptic world . The adventure puts us in the shoes of Michael, a young man who embarks on an exciting adventure to discover what has happened to the world.
It is a classic adventure that focuses mainly on exploring the environment , looking for people and different objects with which to interact. The story gets more and more exciting as you progress through the adventure, so you'll really want to keep glued to the screen and find out what happens next.
Broken Age It is a graphic adventure that came to the Playstation 4 in 2015, although it had previously been released for PC in the form of two separate chapters.
The title tells us two stories, one of them starring the young Vella, and the other starring the young Shai. The girl belongs to a tropical island, and the boy has lived his life in a spaceship . Two very different environments, although both will have to face an adventure that has many points in common.
The game offers you quite a few puzzles , some of them being a bit complicated so you will have to work hard to solve them and keep moving forward in the adventure. Without a doubt, it is a must-have title for fans of the genre.
Yesterday Origins It is one of the latest additions to the vast catalog of graphic adventure games, it was released in 2016. It is a game in which we will be immersed in hand-drawn scenarios , with a large amount of details, which is all a visual delight.
During the adventure you will find a large number of objects, which you will have to investigate to get information, which will allow you to continue advancing in the adventure. Many of the settings are inspired by historical Spanish settings and also Latin settings.
Grim Fandango It is a well-known classic adventure, since in 2015 a remaster and adaptation for the PlayStation 4 was released. The original game was released for PC in 1999.
It is one of the best graphic adventures of all time , with a setting based on the underworld, so it will be ideal for fans of this type of scenario. Its plot is very careful, so you will stay hooked on the screen wanting to know what is going to happen next.
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter
A quite modern graphic adventure inspired by the most famous detective of all time. It is a perfect setting for a video game in which puzzles are the main attraction. The setting of the game is based on Victorian London.